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Kent's link to shocking murder of hero policeman

Kent's link to shocking murder of hero policeman

The author of a new book on one of the UK's largest-scale manhunts has explained how an island in our county became the focus of the chase.

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How the extraordinary Houdini baffled Kent

How the extraordinary Houdini baffled Kent

He is one of the most famous performers of all-time - but did you know Houdini brought his remarkable public stunts and shows to the county?

How chance meeting led to lifetime with A-list celebs

How chance meeting led to lifetime with A-list celebs

A chauffeur to the stars has lifted the lid on his extraordinary career driving top musicians, actors and England football stars.

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Boom and bust of Kent's forgotten industry

Boom and bust of Kent's forgotten industry

It once employed thousands with sites across the county - but one industry is now in danger of disappearing without trace.

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Epic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the 1990s

Epic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the 1990s

From Amadeus to Atomics, the glory days of clubbing across the county have been captured on camera.

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'My wife's death left me single dad to three children under eight'

'My wife's death left me single dad to three children under eight'

A dad has spoken of his experience of raising three young children alone after his beloved wife died aged just 38 following a battle with cancer.

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The promising Kent athlete killed in a US aviation disaster

The promising Kent athlete killed in a US aviation disaster

Julie Rose and six others died when the plane they were travelling in crashed in Iowa - but the legacy of her cross-country team lives on.

Frankie Say: Remember our influence on 1980s' culture

Frankie Say: Remember our influence on 1980s' culture

From Frankie Say t-shirts to TV, games and music, the county's influence on the Eighties was significant - join us on a trip down memory lane.

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The harrowing story of the care home which lost 17 residents to Covid

The harrowing story of the care home which lost 17 residents to Covid

Traumatised staff at a care home ravaged by Covid were left saying: 'We can't take it if anyone else dies.'

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Village's first blue plaque to honour VC hero

Village's first blue plaque to honour VC hero

Almost 103 years to the day since his death, a Victoria Cross war hero will be remembered at the house he lived before heading off to the conflict.

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Brewpub boss: 'I once told Piers Morgan to give it up'

Brewpub boss: 'I once told Piers Morgan to give it up'

We go behind the scenes at the nation's smallest brewpub and meet the man who once told Piers Morgan reporting on celebrities 'was a waste of time'.

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'Desh to the rescue for isolation lunch date'

'Desh to the rescue for isolation lunch date'

A high street of restaurants are only a stone's throw away but it's takeaway only for this isolation lunch date.

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The extraordinary discovery in a Kent grave

The extraordinary discovery in a Kent grave

A man digging in a quiet field one summer's day would make a truly remarkable discovery that has never been surpassed to this day.

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'Dad fought in last Tokyo Olympics, 57 years on he's battling dementia'

'Dad fought in last Tokyo Olympics, 57 years on he's battling dementia'

The family of a man who boxed at the last Tokyo Olympics are fighting to raise awareness over possible links between the sport and his dementia.

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'As I stood behind bride I heard gunfire'

'As I stood behind bride I heard gunfire'

A father has recalled the day his daughter got married during the Battle of Britain, while bombs were falling and gunfire was rattling off close by.

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Could Ramsgate become the next Whitstable?

Could Ramsgate become the next Whitstable?

Can an often over-looked seaside town finally deliver on its promise? We visit Ramsgate to see if it can become the next Whitstable.

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We spent a morning at the Folkestone Triennial and this is what we saw

We spent a morning at the Folkestone Triennial and this is what we saw

Our reporter set out to explore the artworks at this year's Triennial - and found himself a little more involved than he expected.

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A devastating mystery that remains unsolved to this day

A devastating mystery that remains unsolved to this day

Twenty years ago today Phil Kerton stepped off a plane and received a number of panicked voicemail messages....his life would never be the same again.

How Kent celebrated the Royal wedding in 1981

How Kent celebrated the Royal wedding in 1981

It was a time of riots and unrest but 40 years ago today the wedding of Charles and Diana offered a rare moment of national unity.

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This is not just a century, it's an M&S century

This is not just a century, it's an M&S century

After escaping bombing raids and families of tarantulas, today one Kent M&S will turn 100.

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