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1980s vs 2020s: How things have changed

1980s vs 2020s: How things have changed

27 January 2021

Advances in technology mean our lives have changed dramatically over the last four decades - here we take a look at some of the biggest differences.

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The legend that was Thomas Becket

The legend that was Thomas Becket

26 January 2021

Thomas Becket was a powerful figure in the Middle Ages, here we find out about his tumultuous life and gruesome death.

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Caught on doorbell cam: From burglars to a sonic boom

Caught on doorbell cam: From burglars to a sonic boom

25 January 2021

We take a look at some of the more shocking and surprising moments caught on camera.

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'I turned my dad's prison sentence into a positive'

'I turned my dad's prison sentence into a positive'

24 January 2021

Meet the optician who has dedicated his life to helping rehabilitate prisoners by giving them the skill needed for a new career in optics.

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The hidden killer claiming young lives without warning

The hidden killer claiming young lives without warning

23 January 2021

Grieving families have shared their stories after tragically losing loved ones aged in their 20s.

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German author's 'secret' life in Kent

German author's 'secret' life in Kent

22 January 2021

A new book tries to unravel the mystery of why celebrated east German author Uwe Johnson ended up spending his final years in a Kent seaside town.

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How shopping in Kent has changed over the years

How shopping in Kent has changed over the years

21 January 2021

We've looked through the archives to find pictures of the county's many shopping centres to see how they've changed through the decades.

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The moment to look out for which links Kent to Joe Biden's inauguration

The moment to look out for which links Kent to Joe Biden's inauguration

20 January 2021

As the world's gaze is drawn to the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th US president, we look at the historic link between his new office and Kent.

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Kent's lost tourist attractions

Kent's lost tourist attractions

19 January 2021

From a 'Dolphinarium' to Dickens World - We take a stroll down memory lane and reminisce about the county's best-loved former visitor attractions.

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Reasons to be cheerful in 2021

Reasons to be cheerful in 2021

18 January 2021

After the trials and tribulations of Covid-19 and the last year, 2021's got a lot for us to look forward to.

The children's author honoured by the Queen and bitten by a gorilla

The children's author honoured by the Queen and bitten by a gorilla

17 January 2021

A Kent author and illustrator famous for the book Gorilla has been honoured for his lifetime's work - and recalled an encounter with one of the apes.

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The priciest street in every Kent district

The priciest street in every Kent district

16 January 2021

From enjoying private access to secluded beaches, to feasting on fine dining on your doorstep, Kent's most expensive streets have a lot to offer.

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Kent's forgotten jail

Kent's forgotten jail

13 January 2021

A now closed down jail in Canterbury used to house numerous high profile criminals, including the Kray twins and double murderer Michael Stone.

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Forgotten chapters in life (and death) of Dickens

Forgotten chapters in life (and death) of Dickens

12 January 2021

We take a look back at some remarkable, often forgotten, tales in the life and death of the author Charles Dickens.

Bowie remembered through his Kent gigs

Bowie remembered through his Kent gigs

10 January 2021

On the fifth anniversary of David Bowie's death, we look at how Kent helped hoist a young Davie Jones to super-stardom.

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When Mozart came to Kent

When Mozart came to Kent

10 January 2021

The world's most famous composer performed in Kent during his European tour - with tickets costing just £12.81 in today's money.

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Kent from the skies in the 1970s and 80s

Kent from the skies in the 1970s and 80s

09 January 2021

Just how much has the county changed in the last 40 to 50 years? Take a trip down memory lane with 101 pictures of Kent's towns.

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How lockdown could impact your plans for 2021

How lockdown could impact your plans for 2021

07 January 2021

After a year of cancelled holidays, postponed events and delayed gatherings, what does a third lockdown mean for your exciting 2021 plans?

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'Doomscrolling' and seasonal blues - why lockdown 3 is toughest yet

'Doomscrolling' and seasonal blues - why lockdown 3 is toughest yet

06 January 2021

The harsh winter weather looks to make the third lockdown the most difficult we've had to endure.

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'I tried Veganuary and stayed on the diet for a year'

'I tried Veganuary and stayed on the diet for a year'

06 January 2021

Last year a KM reporter decided to give Veganuary a go - a year on and he's still on it.

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