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The first ever pub in your town - and what's there now

The first ever pub in your town - and what's there now

04 July 2020

While some have become Italian restaurants or bargain stores, many of Kent's oldest pubs are still going and will be reopening their doors today.

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Joy as lost ring found on beach

Joy as lost ring found on beach

03 July 2020

The owner of a hugely sentimental gold ring says he is overjoyed after a metal detectorist came to his aid when he lost it on the beach.

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'My 45 years at 90-year-old hospital'

'My 45 years at 90-year-old hospital'

03 July 2020

A nurse who has worked at a Kent hospital for 45 years has told of her incredible career and the changes she has witnessed.

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100-year-old choirmaster: 'I can't wait to get back'

100-year-old choirmaster: 'I can't wait to get back'

01 July 2020

A choirmaster, organist and Second World War veteran was serenaded by neighbours on his 100th birthday.

Sister's beautiful offer to make couple's parenthood dream a reality

Sister's beautiful offer to make couple's parenthood dream a reality

28 June 2020

A nurse believed her dream of being a mum was lost after a cancer diagnosis, until her sister offered to be a surrogate.

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Crowds in for show as hotel launches outdoor cinema

Crowds in for show as hotel launches outdoor cinema

26 June 2020

As cinemas remain closed, a Kent hotel has launched its own outdoor movie experience with a 30ft screen.

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'I got banned from Glasto after row with Michael Eavis'

'I got banned from Glasto after row with Michael Eavis'

26 June 2020

A musician living in Kent recalls the outburst that got him banned from Glastonbury, as the festival reaches its landmark 50th anniversary.

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In pictures: Kent's funfairs through time

In pictures: Kent's funfairs through time

24 June 2020

We take a look at the funfairs of our childhoods - the ones that still stand, and the ones that are just distant memories.

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DiscoBoy prankster brings 'social discoing' to beach promenade

DiscoBoy prankster brings 'social discoing' to beach promenade

23 June 2020

A pub landlord was among those who joined in an impromptu promenade party hosted by internet sensation DiscoBoy.

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Kent's best riverside pub walks

Kent's best riverside pub walks

23 June 2020

As drinking spots are finally set to reopen, we've pulled together some of the county's finest riverside pub walks.

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Police crack down on cockle-pickers

Police crack down on cockle-pickers

22 June 2020

The authorities have been keeping a close eye on beaches known for illegal shellfish collectors - who can make thousands per day.

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‘I raised a goose during lockdown and now we go for walks'

‘I raised a goose during lockdown and now we go for walks'

22 June 2020

A wildlife enthusiast shared a bed with a gosling for five weeks as he raised the bird at his home during lockdown.

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Experts stunned by weather phenomenon over Kent

Experts stunned by weather phenomenon over Kent

18 June 2020

A BBC weatherman and expert meteorologists have been left stunned by a 'fascinating' weather phenomenon taking place in the skies over Kent.

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Landmark's new striking appearance revealed

Landmark's new striking appearance revealed

17 June 2020

A huge figure popular with tourists and residents has been given a makeover fitting of the current crisis - as we review some of his memorable looks.

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Van ends up in the sea

Van ends up in the sea

16 June 2020

A group of men were left in deep water after their van got stuck in the English Channel.

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'What do these signs mean?'

'What do these signs mean?'

16 June 2020

A council's newly launched social distancing banners have left some people confused as to the message they are supposed to convey.

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The weird and wonderful stories from Kent's past

The weird and wonderful stories from Kent's past

13 June 2020

From Oxo to FA Cup oddities and spying to sea forts, here are some weird and wonderful tales from Kent's past which may be news to you.

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Kent film-makers seek financial aid

Kent film-makers seek financial aid

09 June 2020

A group are raising funds to continue filming after lockdown ends.

Inside UK's first drive-in showroom

Inside UK's first drive-in showroom

09 June 2020

A kitchen company has installed a unique drive-in showroom in a bid to boost lockdown business.

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Shark found on beach

Shark found on beach

09 June 2020

A inquisitive dog got a surprise during its morning walk when it discovered a shark on the beach.

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