From IRA bombs to ferry disasters, a Papal visit and shots fired at the Queen, Kent was at the heart of some of the 1980s' biggest stories.
The blast that destroyed a house last week will have brought back memories of previous explosions across Kent, including one in the same town in 2015.
A former soldier recalls 'taxi dancers', spicy food and nights out while serving his country in Singapore in the 1950s.
In the latest of our What If series of articles, a historian has imagined a very different Britain if the Roman invasion of Kent had never happened.
Eighty years as Britain went to war with Germany a new group formed with the sole purpose of training young men to protect their country.
A successful art school has existed in a Kent town for 130 years but as plans to close it are announced, we take a look back at its illustrious past.
Almost 60 years have passed since an historic kart circuit opened for the first time, but there is now a huge question mark hanging over its future.
The first police officer on the scene of a tragedy which claimed the life of a 35-year-old woman has spoken for the first time about that day.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge tied the knot 10 years ago today, with Kent coming together to celebrate
Once upon a time you could take a hovercraft, catamaran or a variety of ferries to the Continent - we take a look back at those we've lost.
An award-winning veteran performer recalls life on stage in Kent and elsewhere.
Describing it as the most important event in Kent's history, a historian has predicted what could have happened if Archbishop Thomas Becket had lived.
Join us on a stroll down memory lane, looking back at the shops, pubs and famous faces in our towns in the 1990s. Can you spot yourself?
A 35-year-old woman saw the ground open up beneath her as she walked with her young son.
A farmer has been accused of blighting a beauty spot by dumping and burning tonnes of waste - we visited him to see the sprawling site for ourselves.
Once on the frontline of Britain's defences some of Kent's forts have now been transformed into other uses, here we explore their fascinating history.
Billed as Britain's answer to the great American water parks seen in Florida – we take a look back at one of Kent's much loved former attractions.
Few have seen a performance in Kent's private theatre, but one man was lucky enough to put on a panto there.
When an IRA bomb killed Lord Mountbatten - the only three survivors of the blast, who lived in Kent, saw their lives forever changed.
Inventor Wadia Murad was light years ahead of his time and planned to produce his new car in Kent. But then his dreams turned into a nightmare.
What's for dinner? Plan meals, try new foods and explore cuisines with tested recipes from the country's top chefs.
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