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Ramsgate

(rămz`gĭt), town (1991 pop. 36,678), in the Isle of Thanet, Kent, SE England. Ramsgate is a resort and yachting harbor. The town began as a fishing settlement, and extensive trade with Baltic ports developed early in the 18th cent. Queen Victoria lived there as a young princess. Examples of Regency architecture are prevalent. During World War II troops that were evacuated from Dunkirk (1940) landed at Ramsgate. Caves in the cliffs provided bombproof shelters during the war.

Ramsgate

a port and resort in SE England, in E Kent on the North Sea coast. Pop.: 37 967 (2001)
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Thanet district council ( the council ) wishes to select and appoint a suitable supplier for the provision of towage services at the port of ramsgate and invites prospective suppliers to submit a tender to meet the councils requirements.
Following his arrest, Turner resigned as a governor of St Ethelbert's Church Primary School in Ramsgate and from St Ethelbert's and Gertrude Church, where he was a warden.
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Tina, |Mick and Shirley scatter Stan's ashes on Ramsgate beach
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The walk from Ramsgate train station to the town centre is about a mile.
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THE Wendy Fair Blue Riband always seemed to produce a four-bend champion in the days when my weekly greyhound itinerary comprised Wembley or Ramsgate (Mondays), Wimbledon (Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays), Catford or Hove (Wednesdays) and Walthamstow (Thursdays).
RSPCA inspectors visited a port for the first time in a decade this week following concerns over animal welfare at Ramsgate Port.
IN the article headed "Blitz on kids bunking off" (December 16), the Echo quoted the principal education welfare officer, Sian Cadwallader, as being disappointed at the number of pupils not in school, which included pupils from Ramsgate.