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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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Spitfire pilot added to Churchill's famous ‘Few'

Spitfire pilot added to Churchill's famous ‘Few'

14 April 2020

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

Watch as bomb squad detonates wartime device

12 April 2020

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

Helicopters perform acrobatics over Kent

09 April 2020

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

Royal engineer's medals coming to museum

26 March 2020

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

Sailors forced to leave slipway after 11 years

21 February 2020

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'

Ex-soldier first to get bionic 'Hero Arm'

20 February 2020

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'.

'I was a sergeant, how could I possibly get PTSD?'

'I was a sergeant, how could I possibly get PTSD?'

16 February 2020

A former marine has opened up on how he turned to alcohol after leaving the forces, but is now putting his life back together.

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Medals stolen from army veteran's home

Medals stolen from army veteran's home

11 February 2020

Police are hoping to reunite a man with his medals which were stolen during a break-in.

'Weapon ship' docks in Kent

'Weapon ship' docks in Kent

06 February 2020

A Saudi cargo ship believed to be carrying military weapons visited a port despite attempts to turn it round by protesters.

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Historic tank is at risk of collapse

Historic tank is at risk of collapse

02 February 2020

A landmark tank which has resided in a town centre since 1919 is at risk of collapse, a report has revealed.

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£30,000 boost for new stone ‘war wall’ memorial

£30,000 boost for new stone ‘war wall’ memorial

31 January 2020

A seaside town has discovered more than 1,000 names are missing from its war memorial.

'I could see the bones in my hand'

'I could see the bones in my hand'

24 January 2020

A Japanese film crew has visited Kent to speak to a British ex-serviceman about his experiences with radiation on Christmas Island.

Council to take over huge war memorial

Council to take over huge war memorial

24 January 2020

A council will take over the running of a war memorial - which was unveiled by Prince Harry - at the cost of £6,000 a year.

Warship sets off on first mission

Warship sets off on first mission

21 January 2020

Crew members on one of the Royal Navy's newest ships commissioned in Kent have set sail on their first deployment across the world.

Former veteran may have suffered from PTSD

Former veteran may have suffered from PTSD

07 January 2020

An inquest opened today into the death of former marine and popular rugby coach Michael Gask.

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