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Dreaded contraflow to return for at least THREE MONTHS

A contraflow system and 40mph limit are set to return on the A299 Thanet Way for up to three months while emergency safety works take place.

Thanet News

Four injured and man, 41, arrested after violence erupts in village

Police and paramedics descended on a village last night after reports of a man on the rampage assaulting people.

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Arrest and two in hospital after violence flares in village

Two men were taken to hospital and another was arrested following reports of violence flaring in a village.

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Popular promenade set for lengthy closure as £400k repairs get underway

A lengthy closure to a popular coastal walk is underway as £400k repairs to key sea defences begin.

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Drivers stuck in rush-hour queues as major A-road shut

Motorists are facing heavy delays on a major A-road which has been shut.

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Images released after fire started outside home

The police has released images of a man they want to speak to after a fire was started outside a house.

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Asda evacuated as fire breaks out in yard

Shoppers have been evacuated from an Asda store amid a fire in a yard next to the supermarket.

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Boys injured after brawl erupts with yobs armed with metal poles

Two boys were injured in a mass brawl inside a family park where yobs were seen armed with metal poles.

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Man arrested as car ploughs through front of restaurant

A man has been arrested in connection with a crash that saw a car plough into a restaurant.

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Shock as car ploughs into restaurant overnight

Dramatic pictures reveal the moment a car smashed into a restaurant, which has now been forced to close until further notice.

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Elbow kicks off Dreamland summer concerts with a bang

A legendary band launched a highly anticipated summer of live music on the Kent coast.

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Man accused of murdering dog walker has trial put back

The trial of the former pub chef accused of the murder of artist Claire Knights has been delayed for at least three months.

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Man arrested in high street amid police crackdown

A man was arrested in a city centre amid a police crackdown on anti-social behaviour.

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Woman who fled Co-op with stolen food says: ‘I have anxiety and don’t like queuing’

A woman who walked out of a store with stolen food stuffed in a child’s buggy has blamed her anxiety as she appeared before magistrates.

The Isle Of Thanet News

Contraflow to be put in place at Chestfield Tunnel on A299 Thanet Way

A contraflow will be put in place on the London-bound lane from tonight (Thursday 13 June) along the length of [...]...

The Isle Of Thanet News

Bluey and The Simpsons mashup created by Margate’s A+C Studios

Margate’s A+C Studios have partnered with BBC Studios to unleash their creativity to wonder what would happen if Bluey and [...]...

The Isle Of Thanet News

Youngsters represent Thanet at Kent Secondary Schools’ Athletics Championship

By Steve King Thirty-two boys and girls represented Thanet district at the Kent Secondary Schools’ Athletics Track and Field Championship [...]...

The Isle Of Thanet News

Thanet childminders and little ones complete sponsored walk in aid of Oliver Steeper Foundation

Adults and children from the Thanet childminders’ collaboration have completed a sponsored walk in aid of the Oliver Steeper Foundation. [...]...

The Isle Of Thanet News

Hartsdown staff and students sleep out to raise funds for homelessness charity Porchlight

Seven Year 12 students and five staff members from Hartsdown Academy successfully took part in a 12 hour sponsored sleepout, [...]...

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Gambling addict stole girlfriend's family heirlooms and cash from her son

A heartless gambler pawned his girlfriend’s family heirlooms before stealing £100 from her son to feed his “chronic addiction”.