Police have arrested and charged a man with robbery after another man's wallet and mobile phone were stolen in Margate.
Kent Police said the theft happened on Union Row in the town on Saturday 20th May. Thirty-one year old Marcus Turner, who is homeless, was detained on Sunday 21st May, charged and then remanded in custody. He is due to appear before Medway Magistrates Court via videolink today.
A 28-year-old woman from Margate who was arrested in connection with the same incident has been released pending further enquiries.
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More than twenty firefighters are tackling a blaze at a disused pub in Margate.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service sent four fire engines to the scene after being called out this morning. The Holly Tree pub in Holly Lane was well alight. However there are no reported injuries. The cause is not yet known.
Firefighters are advising people living in the area to keep their windows and doors shut.
A Margate man has been jailed for multiple sex offences against children between 2007 and 2008.
James McCaw, 26, from Trinity Square, was found guilty of attempted rape, rape, assault of a child, sexual assault of a child and two counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.
He has been jailed for 16 years.
We are pleased McCaw is now in prison after committing these terrible crimes and urge anyone who has ever been the victim of an unreported sexual offence to contact us"
Dreamland in Margate is holding a recruitment fair today, to find seasonal workers for the busy summer months. They're hoping to attract local candidates. 96 per cent of the park's workforce is currently from Kent.
There will be a wide range of seasonal roles to apply for; the park is looking for retail and customer services staff, ride operators, restaurant and bar hosts, facilities and security staff and entertainers.
Those wishing to apply to work at the entertainment park are invited to attend the fair on Friday 17th March 2017 from 1pm until 4pm.
Firefighters have helped an elderly woman whose car overturned in Nash Road in Margate. Crews got the woman, believed to be in her 70s, out of the car using hydraulic equipment as a precautionary measure.
The woman suffered minor injuries when the vehicle rolled onto its side. No other vehicles are thought to have been involved. Kent Fire & Rescue Service say that she has been handed over to the care of paramedics.
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A year on from the shock closure of a school for deaf children in Kent, former pupils and staff have held a 'reunion walk' around the site.
Many remain angry more was not done to save the Royal School for Deaf Children in Margate.
John Ryall has been speaking with former teacher, Neil Fletcher, and former childcare worker, Anna Barrowcliffe.
Two sailors killed when their ship struck a mine off the Kent coast have been honoured almost eighty years after their death.
The men were among hundreds from across Asia who worked on British merchant ships during the Second World War.
Their graves had been lost until recently. But now a pair of headstones in Margate mark the place where they were buried.
We speak to: Max Dutton from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Thanet council chairman Cllr Rev Stuart Piper and Peter Barker from Margate RNLI.
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