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Teen wielded axe to guard bike from moped thugs

Teen wielded axe to guard bike from moped thugs

A highly-regarded teen who shielded his motorbike from vandals with an axe has avoided jail after the “conscious decision” of a judge.

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Bulked up sewage bill backed by MP

Bulked up sewage bill backed by MP

An MP has backed an amended sewage bill, saying he is now satisfied it goes far enough to tackle dumping.

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Oh what a Knight

Oh what a Knight

Lewis Knight is enjoying his football again at Margate after going back to basics.

Police shut road after 'serious' three-car crash

Police shut road after 'serious' three-car crash

Emergency services were called after a serious crash which led to a man being taken to hospital.

'They launched fireworks at my window!'

'They launched fireworks at my window!'

A woman has told how people were left trapped in their homes for almost two hours after a pair of reckless yobs launched fireworks in the street.

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Update: Man from Margate reported missing

Update: Man from Margate reported missing

Police have called off the search for John Startup who was linked to the Cliftonville area.

'Dangerous' paedophile jailed for attack on teen

'Dangerous' paedophile jailed for attack on teen

A drink and drug-fuelled predator molested his victim as she slept - then told police he “was probably sleepwalking”.

Work to transform old M&S site begins

Work to transform old M&S site begins

A project to breathe new life into a long-empty high street store has begun this week following a £750k cash boost.

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'I was kidnapped from prostitute's home and held at gunpoint'

'I was kidnapped from prostitute's home and held at gunpoint'

A man was kidnapped from a prostitute's home and held at gunpoint as his captor threatened to kill his family, a court has heard.

Woman, 64, found after two days

Woman, 64, found after two days

A 64-year-old woman who was missing for two days has been found.

Council agrees 'urgent action' amid bullying claims scandal

Council agrees 'urgent action' amid bullying claims scandal

A council accused of failures in its handling of bullying and whistleblowing complaints has tonight voted to take steps to address the scandal.

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Met officers plead guilty to sharing photos of murdered sisters

Met officers plead guilty to sharing photos of murdered sisters

Two Met Police officers have admitted sharing photos of the bodies of two murdered sisters on WhatsApp.

First look at 'woodland' development

First look at 'woodland' development

Computer-generated images of how 'woodland' homes at a development will look have been revealed ahead of their launch.

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Why Rams dropped Chiedozie

Why Rams dropped Chiedozie

Ramsgate ended a run of four defeats after dropping star striker Jordan Chiedozie.

Dealers jailed after sawn-off shotgun and £20k of drugs seized

Dealers jailed after sawn-off shotgun and £20k of drugs seized

Two men have been locked up after a sawn-off shotgun and more than £20,000 of drugs were discovered inside a cocaine factory.

Giant hole appears as car park collapses

Giant hole appears as car park collapses

Heavy rainfall has caused a car park to collapse leaving a massive hole in the ground near a historic leisure centre.

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Hairdresser's racy artwork arouses interest

Hairdresser's racy artwork arouses interest

A salon owner and controversial TV show contestant says his colourful oil paintings have led to some interesting conversations with customers.

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'Pumping station failures have caused more sewage releases'

'Pumping station failures have caused more sewage releases'

Southern Water has been criticised after data revealed it is failing to meet pumping speeds at waste water stations where sewage has been dumped.

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Creepy clown stalking Kent towns at night

Creepy clown stalking Kent towns at night

Locals have reported numerous sightings of a creepy clown stalking town centres and car parks late at night.

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Man quizzed and weapon seized after heron shot dead

Man quizzed and weapon seized after heron shot dead

Police have interviewed a man and seized a weapon after a heron was shot dead from the sky.

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