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Classic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the Noughties

Classic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the Noughties

A look back at some of the very best nights out at the county's greatest clubs - and the D-list celebrities who joined the party.

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Kent's historical black figures

Kent's historical black figures

To mark Black History Month, we have taken a look at some of Kent's most influential black figures.

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The day 16,000 refugees arrived in Kent

The day 16,000 refugees arrived in Kent

More than a century ago the county welcomed thousands of people in a single day, as they fled from their war-torn country.

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2,000 light years from home

2,000 light years from home

Kent Rolling Stones tour guide Ken Pimm is thinking of packing up his driving boots, so should Mick and Keith come home to take the wheel?

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'I've sold £50m worth of books at my shop'

'I've sold £50m worth of books at my shop'

Waterstones' longest-serving manager has told of visits from famous authors such as JK Rowling during his 35 years at a Kent store.

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LGBTQ+ homeless people at risk from 'survival sex'

LGBTQ+ homeless people at risk from 'survival sex'

An organisation is offering supported housing to help LGBTQ+ homeless people escape dangerous situations such as 'survival sex'.

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The night terror came to Kent

The night terror came to Kent

A former landlord recalls the night his pub was destroyed by an IRA bomb at the height of the Troubles.

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'This is not a witch hunt'

'This is not a witch hunt'

From the MP owning Jamaican plantations to the architect who designed Delhi's capital, we delve into the county's colonialist past.

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Who really wrote the Ingoldsby Legends?

Who really wrote the Ingoldsby Legends?

Kent's strangest folk tales were recorded by Thomas Ingoldsby in the Ingoldsby Legends. But who was this mysterious friend of Charles Dickens?

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The ruthless smugglers of Kent's past

The ruthless smugglers of Kent's past

On International Talk Like a Pirate Day, we delve into the colourful history of the county's formidable smugglers.

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'Knife factory' and a pandemic - all in day's work for jail boss

'Knife factory' and a pandemic - all in day's work for jail boss

What's life been like behind bars at one of Kent’s most secure prisons during the Covid crisis? We went to find out.

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The lost asylums of Kent

The lost asylums of Kent

With a shift away from putting mentally-ill people in institutions, the door was firmly shut on the use of asylums. We look at their history in Kent.

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The story of the rioters hanged in Kent

The story of the rioters hanged in Kent

Three men were sentenced to death for setting fire to a barn during The Swing Riots in 1830.

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Tall tails: Kent's most adventurous runaway animals

Tall tails: Kent's most adventurous runaway animals

From Bolton to Calais, here are the tales behind some of the county's most illusive creatures and where they've ended up.

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'Schools will inevitably close again'

'Schools will inevitably close again'

As pupils and teachers are asked to self isolate, we find out what could be in store for schools in the coming months.

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Hidden history of wartime Kent

Hidden history of wartime Kent

There are plenty of fascinating relics of wartime Britain which can still be found in Kent - we take a look at their history.

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More Kent towns to have 20mph speed limit

More Kent towns to have 20mph speed limit

Reduced speed limits have transformed London - can they do the same for Kent?

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Kent's micropubs and how they've saved empty spaces

Kent's micropubs and how they've saved empty spaces

When traditional boozers and shops are closing at a rate of knots micropubs are bucking that trend — here's how 8 are making use of vacant spaces.

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'Veterans will be rolling in their graves'

'Veterans will be rolling in their graves'

Residents of Dover brace for what could be history repeating itself, as nationalists prepare to arrive as part of an anti-migration demonstration.

Pictured: Kent's lost hotels

Pictured: Kent's lost hotels

We searched our archives to find photos of the county's lost hotels - how many do you remember?

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