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Classic car show set to pull up at market town

Classic car show set to pull up at market town

07 May 2022

One of the county's biggest car shows returns this year with a huge display of vintage vehicles.

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Relive the 1970s at the wonderful Osmonds musical

Relive the 1970s at the wonderful Osmonds musical

27 April 2022

From Osmondmania to the Andy Williams Show, follow the band of brothers’ life and career in The Osmonds: A New Musical.

Castle to host classic car show

Castle to host classic car show

19 April 2022

The show will welcome a range of vintage vehicles in the hopes to raise money for charity.

Kent's shortest-lived tram service where four stops cost a penny

Kent's shortest-lived tram service where four stops cost a penny

10 April 2022

Tram workers recall their time on a two-and-a-half-mile service which was axed after just 14 years.

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Start your engines! The Heritage Transport Show is back

Start your engines! The Heritage Transport Show is back

29 March 2022

The exhibition displaying more than 1,000 classic cars and vintage vehicles returns to Kent this April.

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The story of Kent's silkworms that produced royal robes

The story of Kent's silkworms that produced royal robes

27 December 2021

Did you know Kent had the UK's first silk farm? Here's the tale of the mulberry-munching silkworms who made silk for several queens' gowns:

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How town has changed in 10 years

How town has changed in 10 years

17 December 2021

It may only be 10 years but a lot has changed in this town over the past decade.

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Nativity pictures from a decade ago

Nativity pictures from a decade ago

10 December 2021

As the Sittingbourne News prepares to celebrate a decade in print, we look back at the nativity stars featured in our very first edition.

'We didn't break, and neither did the people of Deal'

'We didn't break, and neither did the people of Deal'

22 September 2021

On the 32nd anniversary of the IRA bombing, a man who survived the blast due to a late start recalls the events of that fatal day.

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Saving an historic Thames sailing barge

Saving an historic Thames sailing barge

05 September 2021

We spend a day aboard Thames sailing barge Edith May as part of a new patronage programme and learn how to save historic ships from the breakers.

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Kent aviation museum part of new heritage trail

Kent aviation museum part of new heritage trail

14 August 2021

A tiny museum in a prison at the birthplace of British aviation is now on a new heritage trail charting the exploits of Battle of Britain pilots.

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Every Wetherspoon pub in Kent and what was there before

Every Wetherspoon pub in Kent and what was there before

07 August 2021

From former opera houses, to police stations to car showrooms - each of the county's 23 Wetherspoon pubs has a fascinating history behind it.

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Dentist plans for Kent nightclub

Dentist plans for Kent nightclub

10 July 2021

Part of a Kent nightclub and former holiday camp could bite the dust if a dentist gets his teeth into it. Did you ever visit Warners and Layzells?

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The man who plunged 200ft down well – and was left there

The man who plunged 200ft down well – and was left there

04 July 2021

The shocking death of a father-of-two turned into a national scandal when no-one would pay to have his body recovered.

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The force is strong with this exhibition

The force is strong with this exhibition

30 June 2021

An exhibition of original Star Wars toys and memorabilia is set to open at a Kent museum this weekend and will run throughout the summer.

Painting reveals the story of Kent's 7th century African abbot

Painting reveals the story of Kent's 7th century African abbot

11 June 2021

An English Heritage project highlighting the history of people of African heritage has seen a portrait of an abbot from the 7th century go on show.

Step back in time in new-look museum

Step back in time in new-look museum

08 June 2021

How a couple created a living museum from a former kitchen showroom.

The days of knitted swimwear, grubby towels and freezing cold water

The days of knitted swimwear, grubby towels and freezing cold water

06 June 2021

We remember a popular, but freezing cold, open air pool in Kent - and the humiliation of the woollen costumes patrons of the time had to wear.

New owners for 196-year-old pub

New owners for 196-year-old pub

27 May 2021

The new owners of a pub built nearly 200 years ago are giving the venue a £600,000 facelift.

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When shops were shops

When shops were shops

15 May 2021

Memories of bacon slicers, cheese cut with a wire, butter patted into shape with wooden paddles and sugar weighed into blue paper bags.

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