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Dave's the man with the music

Dave's the man with the music

17 October 2019

The man whose label launched The Damned, Ian Dury & The Blockheads and Madness picks his top 5 singles for us as he brings his one-man show to Kent.

Miners Festival returns to Betteshanger

Miners Festival returns to Betteshanger

22 August 2019

Brass bands, a dog show, beer tent, and exhibition are attractions at an annual festival celebrating our mining heritage this Bank Holiday

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Seating plan reveals family hierarchy in church

Seating plan reveals family hierarchy in church

11 July 2019

Documents found in a church have revealed information about its parishioners and their standing in the community

Anniversary of horrific fete fire

Anniversary of horrific fete fire

11 July 2019

Today is 90 years since a tragedy which left 15 people dead, including nine children.

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Medic's bravery under fire on D-Day

Medic's bravery under fire on D-Day

30 June 2019

A medic from Kent who took part in the D-Day landings was given a Victoria Cross for his courage.

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When music royalty came to Kent

When music royalty came to Kent

29 June 2019

Jess Glynne may have let down her Kentish fans, but these superstars turned up and put on quite the show.

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Great-gran’s remarkable resistance in Nazi Germany

Great-gran’s remarkable resistance in Nazi Germany

28 June 2019

A 98-year-old woman has told how she was imprisoned by the Nazis, performed in front of Hitler and escaped to England.

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Celeb visits, 50p drinks and that song - memories of Strawberry Moons

Celeb visits, 50p drinks and that song - memories of Strawberry Moons

28 June 2019

Fluorescent lights, pounding music and queuing in the cold are among the things people will remember from a nightclub being turned into a restaurant.

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Coastal lift reopening pushed back again

Coastal lift reopening pushed back again

21 June 2019

An historic water lift - due to be revamped - will not open before 2020, redevelopment bosses have confirmed.

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War hero misnamed on village memorial

War hero misnamed on village memorial

29 May 2019

The great nephew of a First World War soldier killed in action has struggled to have his name properly recorded.

Case still open in Noye witness murder

Case still open in Noye witness murder

28 May 2019

The investigation into the assassination of the man who helped put road rage killer Kenneth Noye behind bars is still open, nearly 20 years later.

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Northern Belle journeys through Kent

Northern Belle journeys through Kent

11 May 2019

A luxurious steam train is taking guests on the ride of their life - and it's all for charity.

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Mystery on the Kent coast turned into mini film

Mystery on the Kent coast turned into mini film

26 April 2019

A historic mystery about Roman pottery found off the Kent coast has been turned into a kids' animation which will be used in local schools.

Did you have a relative killed in Mesopotamia?

Did you have a relative killed in Mesopotamia?

24 April 2019

The grandson of a soldier caught up in the siege of Kut is seeking support for a memorial campaign.

Fires have torn through Canterbury Cathedral in its 1,400 year history

Fires have torn through Canterbury Cathedral in its 1,400 year history

16 April 2019

After the fire which wrecked Notre Dame, the story of Canterbury Cathedral's own blaze drama is revealed.

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New book reveals Maidstone's secret past

New book reveals Maidstone's secret past

11 April 2019

Dean Hollands had dug into the County Town's past and found a lot to be proud of - and some things less so.

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The story of Maidstone Zoo

The story of Maidstone Zoo

25 March 2019

It's 60 years since the closure of one of Kent's biggest visitor attractions - Maidstone Zoo.

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Historians to mark 100 years of peace

Historians to mark 100 years of peace

22 March 2019

A group of historians have pledged to remember the names of those who lost their lives fighting.

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William Turk and his clock

William Turk and his clock

17 March 2019

A clock, hanging over a Kent shop, has featured in the history of five businesses after it was made by a Dover watchmaker

Transforming dirty town by creating promenade

Transforming dirty town by creating promenade

10 March 2019

When a writer called a town 'villainous', 'filthy' and 'upon the perish' something had to be done to make the most of its best asset: the seafront

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