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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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Mystery of legendary pilot's tragic final flight

Mystery of legendary pilot's tragic final flight

05 January 2021

The circumstances surrounding the death of a world-famous pilot off the Kent coast remain a mystery to this day.

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12 Days of Quizmas: How well do you know Kent history?

12 Days of Quizmas: How well do you know Kent history?

30 December 2020

On the sixth day of Quizmas, KentOnline is testing your local history knowledge - from wartime forts to the Romans' opinions of the 'Kent tribes'.

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Coronavirus and lockdown: Kent's 2020 in pictures

Coronavirus and lockdown: Kent's 2020 in pictures

29 December 2020

From lockdown to vaccine (and back into lockdown) - pictures that tell the story of a year like no other.

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

29 December 2020

They may be an extinct species but in years past being elected to the European parliament could launch (or end) careers - here's where some are now.

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12 days of Quizmas: How well do you know Kent's buildings?

12 days of Quizmas: How well do you know Kent's buildings?

28 December 2020

On the fourth day of quizmas KentOnline is giving you a test of your Kent buildings knowledge - from museums to lighthouses.

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The lost pubs of Maidstone

The lost pubs of Maidstone

27 December 2020

It's a matter of time until you're back in your local, we promise. Until then spare a thought for those who have loved and lost their beloved pubs.

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Brexit: How did it all begin?

Brexit: How did it all begin?

26 December 2020

As January 1 approaches we look at how we got here - in the first of a series of features we're taking you back to 1975.

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