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How shopping in Kent has changed over the years

How shopping in Kent has changed over the years

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

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

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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Kent's forgotten jail

Kent's forgotten jail

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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?

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

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?

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?

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

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?

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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Our favourite Christmas toys of years gone by

Our favourite Christmas toys of years gone by

With Christmas stockings in mind, we look back on what children might have longed for in decades past.

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'My heart will always have a place for Kent people'

'My heart will always have a place for Kent people'

Three refugees reveal their harrowing journeys to seek asylum in the UK - and the comfort they found in the people of Kent.

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