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Military barracks to house people seeking asylum

Military barracks to house people seeking asylum

14 September 2020

A military barracks in Kent is to be used to house people seeking asylum, a council has said.

Home-made bird scarers lead to bomb alert at mansion

Home-made bird scarers lead to bomb alert at mansion

21 August 2020

A bomb disposal squad was called after devices used to scare birds, made from shotgun cartridges and wire, were discovered.

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Wartime explosive detonated in field

Wartime explosive detonated in field

18 August 2020

The moment a Second World War explosive was detonated in a field has been captured on camera.

Kent to mark VJ Day

Kent to mark VJ Day

15 August 2020

Acts of remembrance will take place across the county to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.

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HMS Medway put through paces in Caribbean

HMS Medway put through paces in Caribbean

11 August 2020

Sailors on board a warship named after the Towns have been put through their paces in a series of difficult training exercises with colleagues.

Huge military plane spotted over Kent

Huge military plane spotted over Kent

06 August 2020

Here's why a mammoth aircraft flew low over Kent - sparking fears the plane was going to crash.

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War hero's badge found in field

War hero's badge found in field

02 August 2020

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

Huge 'thumps' were bombs being blown up

30 July 2020

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

Kent marks funeral of Dame Vera Lynn

10 July 2020

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

Virtual salute for Armed Forces Day

27 June 2020

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

'Bomb ship' to have its masts cut off

28 May 2020

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'

How 1,000 county soldiers were 'sacrificed'

20 May 2020

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

Armed police and helicopter descend on town

16 May 2020

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

Watch the moment WW2 bomb is blown up

14 May 2020

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

How Kent celebrated VE Day 75 years ago

08 May 2020

Today marks 75 years since life in Britain changed forever.

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

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

05 May 2020

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

Bomb squad called to Kent beach

01 May 2020

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

Soldier in 24 hour cycling challenge for hospital

28 April 2020

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

Cadet's special #ClapForOurCarers goes viral

24 April 2020

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

Fourth resident dies at virus-hit care home

23 April 2020

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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