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It is 25 years since some parts of the county were changed by gale-force winds.
The Great Storm tore through the Kent on the night of October 15, 1987.
To mark the anniversary tomorrow's Kent Messenger features a free eight-page supplement looking back at the night and how the county recovered.
One of the areas affected, as our before and after pictures show, was Bearsted. In 1987, a 400-year-old Oak tree came crashing down near the Royal Oak pub.
The supplement also features then and now pictures from Penenden Heath, Ditton and Hildenborough and a round up of how the storm played out in Maidstone, Malling and the Weald.
See Friday's Kent Messenger for your free supplement.
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