Your Thanet Extra sports a new look this week - and thousands more readers can enjoy the island’s best weekly read.
We have listened to our readers and are distributing an extra 10,000 free copies every week - almost FOUR TIMES* as many newspapers as our nearest rival. Combined with our radio station kmfm and our website - part of the UK’s fastest-growing regional news network - the Thanet Extra really is the complete package.
Some of the top stories in this week’s Thanet Extra ...
The people of Thanet are being invited to “take back” Dreamland when the gates are reopened for a public celebration of its proposed rebirth as a heritage theme park - Mick Tomlinson, known as ‘Mr Margate, speaks exclusively to us this week.
Manston Airport has been snapped up for just £1 after being put on the market - a sale North Thanet MP Sir Roger Gale says is “vital to the future of aviation in the South East.”
Concerns about the future of the breast screening unit at Tesco Extra in Westwood Cross are unfounded, say supermarket bosses.
A head teacher has called for every adult to be vigilant in protecting children from involvement in child pornography. Ursuline College head Tanya Utton has spoken out after the conviction of Thanet School Games organiser Phil Pittock for possessing more than 1,200 indecent images of children.
Tough economic times and irresponsible owners have led to an all-time high in the number of abandoned and unwanted cats at Thanet’s RSPCA Woodchurch Animal Centre - this week’s Thanet Extra has an in-depth feature on the centre which does so much to help animals on the island.
These are some of the top stories in this week’s Thanet Extra - at the heart of the island’s community for more than 30 years.
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