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War hero's badge found in field

02 August 2020
War hero's badge found in field

A poignant lapel badge presented to a hero of the Great War has been discovered in a field.

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Huge 'thumps' were bombs being blown up

30 July 2020
Huge 'thumps' were bombs being blown up

Huge thumps which rang out across part of Kent were four wartime shells being detonated by the military on a beach.

Kent marks funeral of Dame Vera Lynn

10 July 2020
Kent marks funeral of Dame Vera Lynn

A favourite picture of Forces' Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn taken by a Kent photographer will be at her funeral.

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Virtual salute for Armed Forces Day

27 June 2020
Virtual salute for Armed Forces Day

People are being encouraged to show their support for the military on social media as part of Armed Services Day.

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'Bomb ship' to have its masts cut off

28 May 2020
'Bomb ship' to have its masts cut off

The government has launched a search for a company to remove masts from a Second World War shipwreck which is still packed with explosives.

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How 1,000 county soldiers were 'sacrificed'

20 May 2020
How 1,000 county soldiers were 'sacrificed'

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the Battle of France which left huge numbers of Kent servicemen dead or captured.

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Armed police and helicopter descend on town

16 May 2020
Armed police and helicopter descend on town

Armed police and the police helicopter were called to reports people were inside a house with a weapon.

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Watch the moment WW2 bomb is blown up

14 May 2020
Watch the moment WW2 bomb is blown up

There have been three WW2 bombs discovered in a Kent village in 12 months. Meet the team whose job it is to safely detonate wartime munition.

How Kent celebrated VE Day 75 years ago

08 May 2020
How Kent celebrated VE Day 75 years ago

Today marks 75 years since life in Britain changed forever.

Campaign group raise awareness of threat to war graves ahead of VE Day

05 May 2020
Campaign group raise awareness of threat to war graves ahead of VE Day

A campaign group will be launching a social media broadcast to raise awareness of the threat to WW2 war graves in the Goodwin Sands ahead of VE Day.

Bomb squad called to Kent beach

01 May 2020
Bomb squad called to Kent beach

Part of a beach was cordoned off today when an object thought to be a bomb was discovered at low tide.

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Soldier in 24 hour cycling challenge for hospital

28 April 2020
Soldier in 24 hour cycling challenge for hospital

Inspired by the bravery of NHS staff, a Gurkha and father-of-two will take on an epic cycling challenge from his home.

Cadet's special #ClapForOurCarers goes viral

24 April 2020
Cadet's special #ClapForOurCarers goes viral

A 12-year-old has been praised for his special salute and #ClapforOurCarers after a video of him performing a drill was shared online.

Fourth resident dies at virus-hit care home

23 April 2020
Fourth resident dies at virus-hit care home

More PPE has been bought in and staff are being 'prioritised' for testing after four residents died at a care home.

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Spitfire pilot added to Churchill's famous ‘Few'

14 April 2020
Spitfire pilot added to Churchill's famous ‘Few'

A novice pilot has been added to the list of Churchill’s famous ‘Few' after it was discovered he fought in the Battle of Britain.

Watch as bomb squad detonates wartime device

12 April 2020
Watch as bomb squad detonates wartime device

A Ministry of Defence ordnance team was called out to blow up a Second World War smoke grenade.

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Helicopters perform acrobatics over Kent

09 April 2020
Helicopters perform acrobatics over Kent

Two helicopters have been spotted chasing each other over three Kent towns this evening.

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Royal engineer's medals coming to museum

26 March 2020
Royal engineer's medals coming to museum

A collection telling the story of an engineer who was a "key figure" in creating the Mulberry Harbours will be shown at a Kent museum.

Sailors forced to leave slipway after 11 years

21 February 2020
Sailors forced to leave slipway after 11 years

Sea scouts and sailors are having to move from their home of 11 years following plans for new housing.

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Ex-soldier first to get bionic 'Hero Arm'

20 February 2020
Ex-soldier first to get bionic 'Hero Arm'

A British army veteran who lost an arm while serving in Afghanistan has become the first ex-serviceman in the world to receive a bionic 'Hero Arm'.

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