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Cash-strapped council to sell assets

Eight sites have been earmarked for potential sale as part of plans to cut maintenance costs at a Kent authority.


Tory expenses case passed to prosecutors

Allegations concerning the Conservatives' South Thanet elections expenses in 2015 have been passed to the CPS, it's been confirmed.

Sick girl defying the odds

A toddler with a debilitating disease who was not expected to make her second birthday cannot be treated in the UK due to insufficient NHS funds.


Man battered in town centre assault

Two men are being sought after a victim suffered facial injuries in a late night assault.


UKIP selects Rev Stuart Piper as its candidate to stand in South Thanet

After Nigel Farage bows out, UKIP opt for Thanet council chairman as its parliamentary candidate


Teenage girl records sex attack

An attempted rapist is behind bars after an 18-year-old managed to film her "harrowing" ordeal as she screamed for help.

Woman hit by train dies from injuries

A woman seriously injured after being hit by a train has died in hospital.


Is UKIP Thanet council leader pitching to be party's candidate in South Thanet?

Council leader expected to seek nomination to be UKIP candidate


Woman hit by train has serious injuries

Services have been delayed and a rail station evacuated after a person was hit by a train.


Farage won't bid for Kent seat

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has announced he won't be standing to be a Kent MP in the General Election.


Conservative MP shrugs off concerns over expenses row

South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay says he is "unconcerned" by the ongoing election expenses inquiry as Nigel Farage remains undecided over a rematch.


Was the Prime Minister visiting Kent?

A police and limo convoy spotted earlier today sparked rumours of an extra-special visitor.


Violent thug begs to be jailed for brutal attacks

A bully who punched, kicked, strangled and bit his partner in a series of vicious attacks has pleaded with a judge to help him turn his life around.


Pub wrecked by fire

A huge blaze looks to have destroyed a disused pub.


Pub fire is 'suspicious'

A fire at a disused pub is being treated as suspicious, police have revealed.


Farage 'likely' to stand again in Thanet

Nigel Farage looks set to stand again as a candidate in South Thanet at the general election in June, according to his party's leader.


Road reopens after 'serious collision' involving motorcyclist

A Kent road has reopened after what is believed to be a serious collision.

Armed police swoop for arrest

A man has been arrested by armed police in Kent in connection with offences in London.

Police break up street fight

A woman was taken to hospital after police were called to a town centre fight in the early hours of Good Friday.


Man tried to blame victims for sex attacks

A court heard a predatory pervert threatened to kill a young girl if she told anyone about her ordeal.

Potential Manston Airport buyers in legal wrangle with owners

The association competing to acquire and re-open Manston airport says a planning dispute with current owners will not derail its timetable.


Women to the rescue as thief strikes

A thief tried to steal a woman's handbag from her arm but was stopped by two brave women who came to her aid.

Assault leaves man with serious facial injuries

A man was left with serious injuries to his face after being attacked as he sat in a car.

Two sent to hospital after welfare concerns

Police, fire and ambulance crews were sent to a residential street after fears were raised about the welfare of people in a house.

The Voice auditions head to the seaside

Auditions for The Voice come to Thanet next month - but will many turn up following the poor turn out for Margate's X Factor auditions?


Woman, 80, targeted in distraction burglary

An e-fit of a woman and a CCTV image of a man have been released as police step up efforts to track down those responsible for a callous theft.


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