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Just in case it needs to be said Ladybirds don’t give you STDs. Despite the Kent Live News headline suggesting otherwise. Ladybirds don’t give you STDs It seems Kent Live News is participating in another round of uninformed insect fear stories. Their…
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When I started the transition from NucleusCMS to Author Buzz I thought I would be done by now it is harder than it looked. I think you can see that I am not. It turns out that moving over ten years of blog from one platform to another platform is a lot of…
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Harder than it looked - Thanet Star
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There can be no doubt by now that Thanet District Council is an organisation in crisis. On top of the largely negative opinion of the council held by the public, the disintegration of the UKIP administration, and some highly questionable budget decisions,…
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The men in the UK are being killed off not by guns or drugs but by the culture that defines what it means to be a man. This is the hardest blog post I have ever written. Why are men killing themselves? It seems to me that the single leading cause of male…
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The Nutritious Fig – a healthy eating consultancy from Broadstairs – is running a series of workshops on home fermenting. What is home fermenting? Home fermenting is a cover-all phrase for a number of different techniques for creating (often very…
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Activist, Rob Yates, who put up a “Block Brexit” sign across the windows of his Arlington House flat faces eviction if he does not take it down. The BBC reported four days ago that Yates could be faced with homelessness over his campaign. Reportedly,…
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Why the UK needs another referendum

We had a referendum in June of 1975 where we decided to join the EU. If we can have another one to leave, why can’t we have a third to allow us to rethink that move? We were lied to about Brexit I was told Brexit would mean lower food prices, more money…
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The case must be made that austerity has failed Thanet. The rise in drug deaths and the increase in crime, especially violent crime share a common underlying cause. Or rather, set of causes. Austerity has to shoulder a share of that blame. It seems to me…
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It seems that every year there is another crash in the same part of Dane Valley. The details are always the same, a car making a right hand turn out of Tenterden Way onto Millmead road is hit by oncoming traffic. The reason – no one saw the car. The…
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Do you have news to share? Have you seen something interesting going on in Thanet? Share it with us. Let us know your news by sharing your news in the Thanet Star forum. You can login to the forum with a WordPress account or an Author Buzz UK account.…
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