Major step forward for Nemo under-sea electricity project linking east Kent to Belgium
A major project to channel electricity under the sea between east Kent and Belgium has taken a significant step forward.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Children in care home 'ghettos'
Vulnerable children are being placed in care homes in "crisis communities", alongside ex-offenders and drug addicts, MPs have said.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Margate detective Mark Thorne under investigation by Kent Police...
A Thanet acting detective sergeant advised a woman who claimed she had been repeatedly raped to phone the Citizens Advice Bureau, a jury has heard.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Fourth grandchild to Thanet North MP Sir Roger Gale is early...
Proud dad Tom with newborn Safiya Ellaline Gale, born to his wife Basma at QEQM Hospital, Margate, the fourth grandchild of Thanet North MP Sir Roger Gale and his wife Suzy.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Billionaire's son gave his dog away then kidnapped it
A billionaire's son has been convicted after kidnapping his old dog - which he had given away for free - in a 'military-style' mission, which he live-tweeted.
Nine children and one grandchild of Freer family in Park Road,...
Gary and Kirsty Freer, their nine children and grandchild switched on the Christmas lights at their Ramsgate home to raise money for Pilgrims Hospices One of the main roads into and out of Ramsgate is a blaze of light in the evenings now that the Freer family have turned on their Christmas decorations.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Appeal for sightings of Margate businessman Martin Lewis - missing...
Martin Lewis, 54, was last seen when he left his home in St Peter's Road at 8.30am for work in Maidstone.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Tories likely to pick Sikh to fight Thanet South
Amandeep Singh Bhogal, a front runner for selection by the Conservatives as prospective parliamentary candidate for South Thanet to replace MP Laura Sandys, catches up with news in the Thanet Extra.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Man in dock after policeman knocked down in Minster in Thanet amid...
A man has appeared in court after a policeman was hit by a car during a dramatic high-speed chase.
Ramsgate RNLI crews rescue a Dutch cabin cruiser in trouble near Thanet Offshore Windfarm
Both Ramsgate lifeboats were involved in the rescue when the 30ft boat lost engine power and began taking on water.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Police officer injured in crash in Minster during high-speed chase...
As many as 13 patrol cars, a dog unit and helicopter were involved in the pursuit, which started in Broadstairs and ended on a quiet housing estate in Herne Bay.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Shepherd Neame are to upgrade The Fayreness Hotel near Blue Flag winning Botany Bay at Kingsgate
Shepherd Neame is to spend 1.4 million redeveloping a hotel at one of the most picturesque spots on the Thanet coast, regularly used as a film location.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Lib Dem Sarah Smith will stand as Parliamentary candidate in 2015 general election.
Mrs Smith will compete against tory MP Charlie Elphicke and Labour's prospective Parliamentary candidate Clair Hawkins for the constituency seat in the next general election in 2015.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Temporary SEN Teacher/Tutor, Thanet
SEN Teacher/Tutor, Ramsgate Area Start Date: ASAP Are you an experienced Tutor or Teacher with experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour and a range of learning difficulties? Are you looking for a new teaching opportunity outside of mainstream education? Capita Education's SEN Division is working on behalf of a Pupil ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Kent County Council cuts hours at Thanet Sure Start children's...
Dismay followed news that three Sure Start children's centres in Thanet will have their hours cut to part-time under the latest round of Kent County Council cuts.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Ramsgate's Ellington Park needs your vote today in a bid to get...
An unequivocal message from the Friends of Ellington Park in their bid to secure A 50,000 funding from The People's Millions: Please vote for us today on 0871 626 8862 You have until midnight tonight to vote for a new wildlife garden in Ramsgate in a bid by the Friends of Ellington Park to secure 50,000 from the People's Millions.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Broadstairs Town Shed scheme wants votes now to win A 50,000 from the ...
There are hours left to vote for the Broadstairs Town Shed which is tonight hoping to win a 50,000 slice of cash from the Big Lottery Fund.
Thanet South MP Laura Sandys and Turner Contemporary director...
Thanet South MP Laura Sandys and Victoria Pomery, Director of Turner Contemporary, with a group of pupils from local secondary schools at the Parliament Week workshop at Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate Thanet South MP Laura Sandys met primary and secondary school students during Parliament Week, an annual event aimed at inspiring and ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
English marine conservation news
But it warned there were still fewer than a quarter of the number of MCZs recommended by scientists to complete an "ecologically coherent" network.