Thanet

Thanet is a local government district of Kent, England which was formed under the Local Government Act 1972, and came into being on 1 April 1974. The Isle of Thanet makes up the major part of the District.

The district, which is governed by Thanet District Council, is located on the north eastern tip of Kent, and is predominantly coastal, with north, east and southeast facing coastlines. It is bordered by the City of Canterbury district to the west, and the Dover district to the south. The main towns in the district are Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs.

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Sackville Tufton, 9th Earl Of Thanet - Life
... In politics Thanet's profile was low, but he generally supported the Duke of Bedford and the opposition to Pitt ... Thanet and others were charged with having created a riot in the court and put out the lights in an attempt to rescue the prisoner, or at least to help his escape ... question of Edward Law, counsel for the prosecution, ‘Do you believe Lord Thanet meant to favour the escape of O'Connor?’ Having been found guilty of riot and assault at Maidstone, Thanet was ...
Sevenscore
... is a hamlet on the B2048 secondary road about one mile (1.6 km) east of Minster-in-Thanet in Kent, England ... It is among, and associated with the other hamlet settlements in west Thanet ... Towns and villages in the Thanet district of Kent, England Unparished areas Margate Civil parishes Acol Birchington Broadstairs and St Peter's (town) Cliffsend Manston Minster Monkton Ramsgate (town) Sarre ...
Thanet - Climate
... Thanet enjoys a Maritime climate being surrounded on 3 sides by sea, which generally results in mild winters and warm dry summers ...
Isle Of Thanet (UK Parliament Constituency) - Boundaries
... Urban District of Broadstairs and St Peters and the Rural District of Isle of Thanet ... In 1935 the Rural District of Isle of Thanet was abolished and was merged with the Rural District of Eastry (of which part was in the constituency) ... Thanet East which comprised the Ramsgate MB and Broadstairs St Peters UD, and Thanet West which comprised the Margate MB and part of Eastry RD ...
Thanet West (UK Parliament Constituency)
... Thanet West was a British parliamentary constituency in the Isle of Thanet, in Kent ... The former constituency of Isle of Thanet was split into Thanet West (around Margate) and Thanet East (Ramsgate and Broadstairs) ... It was abolished for the 1983 general election, when Thanet West and the neighbouring Thanet East constituency were replaced by new North Thanet and ...