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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.

Beefeater Jim's Tower of London promotion

Beefeater Jim's Tower of London promotion

30 December 2019

A former soldier from the county has taken over as the second in charge of one of Britain's best-loved attractions.

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Christmas tree farm to help veterans' rehab

Christmas tree farm to help veterans' rehab

16 December 2019

Army regiment charity looking to branch out with rehab centre for ex-service personnel.

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Brave Kent veteran brings actress to tears

Brave Kent veteran brings actress to tears

11 December 2019

A 95-year-old veteran brought actress Dame Kristin Scott Thomas to tears during an emotional meeting.

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Gran found dead after finding 'new lease of life'

Gran found dead after finding 'new lease of life'

09 December 2019

A grandmother took her own life months after a fresh start, an inquest has heard.

'Our youth are drifting away from us'

'Our youth are drifting away from us'

25 November 2019

An Army Cadet volunteer wants to encourage more young people to join, but believes the pressures of modern life are stopping them

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German recommended British Sgt for Victoria Cross

German recommended British Sgt for Victoria Cross

10 November 2019

A British Sergeant was awarded the Victoria Cross for valour in the face of the enemy - the same enemy that corroborated his story.

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Soldier brought Berlin Wall home

Soldier brought Berlin Wall home

09 November 2019

A former soldier has a permanent reminder every working day of his part in the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Free bus rides for Armed Forces

Free bus rides for Armed Forces

08 November 2019

A bus company is offeing one day of free travel to members of the Armed Forces.

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Mike's cry for the fallen

Mike's cry for the fallen

05 November 2019

A town crier is asking for people to send him details of First World War soldiers so he can call their names out in an act of remembrance.

War memorial appears to be safe

War memorial appears to be safe

29 October 2019

Plans for a tower block and the future of a war memorial will be discussed next week.

1860s weapon caused bomb scare

1860s weapon caused bomb scare

09 October 2019

Experts had to be called in after a dredger accidentally picked up a potentially lethal weapon.

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School evacuated after bomb found

School evacuated after bomb found

26 September 2019

A school has been forced to evacuate after a wartime device was found at a nearby building site.

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Navy's latest warship commissioned in 'hugely significant' ceremony

Navy's latest warship commissioned in 'hugely significant' ceremony

19 September 2019

HMS Medway was officially brought into active service in the Royal Navy today.

'Rotting' mess left near soldiers' graves

'Rotting' mess left near soldiers' graves

19 September 2019

Complaints have been made after flowers and grave markers were dug up and dirty nappies were left at a military cemetery.

Man with sword cautioned

Man with sword cautioned

18 September 2019

A warning has been issued to a man spotted with a sword who sparked a huge police response involving armed officers and a helicopter.

Attention! It's time to give a Salute to the 40s

Attention! It's time to give a Salute to the 40s

18 September 2019

The popular annual Salute to the 40s event will bring fashion, a funfair, music and history of the era, plus a special performance, this weekend.

Where to see the Navy's latest warship in Kent

Where to see the Navy's latest warship in Kent

17 September 2019

A warship is arriving in the part of Kent she was named after today — here's all the places you can see her.

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Former POW to return to battlefield

Former POW to return to battlefield

08 September 2019

A veteran is to make an emotional visit to the place he was taken prisoner by the Germans 75 years ago.

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