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Student receives £20k payout after wrong tooth extracted

A student has been awarded a five-figure payout after her dentist extracted a healthy tooth during an operation following an “admin error”.

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Suspect charged following manhunt on coast

A suspect has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm after a huge emergency services response on the coast.

Thanet News

Man hit by car flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries

A man has been flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car.

Thanet News

115-home bid for ‘vital’ farmland rejected for second time

Villagers fear they have not seen the last of plans to build 115 homes on prized farmland even after council bosses rejected them for the second time.

Thanet News

‘Margate, you are trash’

Suede and Manic Street Preachers were the latest bands to play at Dreamland for the venue’s summer of live music.

Thanet News

Action taken after scaffolding blocks under-threat birds from nests

Swifts were left circling building works after scaffolding blocked their nests, before a charity intervened.

Thanet News

Housing giant’s 13-week closure of major A-road shelved at last minute

Traffic chaos has been avoided at the 11th hour with the postponement of a road closure that threatened to cause mayhem in surrounding villages.

Thanet News

‘We needed more support’: Pub turned into restaurant to close for good

A village pub transformed into an Italian restaurant is closing, with bosses saying they needed “more support” to be “financially viable”.

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Royal helicopter lands on playing field in unannounced visit

A distinctive claret helicopter landed on a playing field as a member of the royal family visited a long-running Kent business.

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Dreamland to keep licence after 'drug' death of teenager

Councillors have allowed Dreamland to keep its licence despite serious concerns being raised following the death of a teenager at a recent event.

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Cause of huge fire probed as crews finally leave scene after 31 hours

The fire service is investigating the cause of a blaze that tore through the offices of a laundry firm.

Thanet News

Huge fire takes hold at business almost 100 years old

A huge fire erupted this morning at a Kent business founded almost a century ago.

The Isle Of Thanet News

New conditions for Dreamland premises licence agreed following drug tragedy at drum and bass gig

A full review of Dreamland’s premises licence held today (July 24) has amended the licence to include new conditions. The [...]...

The Isle Of Thanet News

Royal Harbour Academy celebration for Year 8 students

This week, The Royal Harbour Academy hosted a special celebratory afternoon for Year 8 students, marking the conclusion of their [...]...

The Isle Of Thanet News

Palm Bay Primary School wish Year 6 leavers all the best

The final weeks of term have been filled with an array of hugely enjoyable events at Palm Bay primary. Pupils [...]...

The Isle Of Thanet News

Celebration as Margate stroke rehab unit marks first anniversary

Patients at a specialist stroke rehab unit in Margate have thanked the team which ‘gave them their life back’ as [...]...

The Isle Of Thanet News

Newlands pupils celebrate achieving Blue Peter Reading badges

Every student at Newlands Primary school in Ramsgate has been diligently working towards earning their prestigious Blue Peter Reading badge [...]...

Thanet News

Thousands flock to Kent beaches as summer finally arrives

Crowds have flooded a popular beaches as temperatures soar – with bosses at a famous ice cream shop declaring the start of summer.

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Dad in dock over alleged murder of baby daughter found with multiple broken bones

The father of a baby girl who died after suffering multiple broken bones and a brain haemorrhage has been remanded in prison accused of her murder.

The Isle Of Thanet News

Full review of Dreamland licence to take place today after death of teenager and 21 youngsters hospitalised during drum and bass event

A full review of Dreamland’s licence will be held today (July 24) following the death of teenager Emily Stokes – [...]...