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Builder's Grand plan to outdo neighbour

Builder's Grand plan to outdo neighbour

An iconic fixture of the town's coastline, The Grand features in Martin Easdown's recent book Fashionable Folkestone.

The reality of first post-war Christmas 100 years ago

The reality of first post-war Christmas 100 years ago

Three weeks after the euphoria of the Armistice, many families mourned losses as they approached their first Christmas after the First World War.

The last of the family to catch shrimps on the river

The last of the family to catch shrimps on the river

A daughter recounts the work of her father, the last of her family to fish a river before the the ancient industry became commercially unviable.

Kent stars from a bygone era

Kent stars from a bygone era

Audrey Hepburn and Peter Cushing are among the stars of black and white films who lived in Kent.

Town that's always changing

Town that's always changing

A look at a town's streets which have changed beyond recognition in the last few decades.

Changing faces of Halfway House

Changing faces of Halfway House

From a pub to a meze, the wind of change has been blowing through Halfway in recent times.

A walk through Sittingbourne in days gone by

A walk through Sittingbourne in days gone by

A business man, who spotted society's move from horses to motor cars, has had his writings put into a book.

The changing faces of city centre church

The changing faces of city centre church

Pictures of a church built in 1853 where a shopping centre now stands.

How town got through the war

How town got through the war

It was business as usual for those who lived through the war years, with pride and determination coming as standard against the enemy.

Fishing for a little history

Fishing for a little history

Take a journey back in time to the time with old fishing families on the Medway.

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The rise and fall of Abbott's Mill

The rise and fall of Abbott's Mill

We look back at Abbott's Mill, which was destroyed in a huge blaze in 1933.

Remembering the summer camps of the 1970s

Remembering the summer camps of the 1970s

Looking back at Sheerness summer fun.

Look back: The High Street as it used to be

Look back: The High Street as it used to be

Up and down the country, the street scene has changed beyond all recognition over the decades, and many say not for the better.

'Breakfast in Deal, lunch and tea in France and then back to Deal for supper!'

'Breakfast in Deal, lunch and tea in France and then back to Deal for supper!'

The Queen of the Channel was just one of the vessels used to take holidaymakers on a holiday to the continent.

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How blaze-hit supermarket looked 30 years ago

How blaze-hit supermarket looked 30 years ago

This photograph shows a distinctive fire-hit supermarket when it opened as a Safeway superstore in the late 80s.

Medway's memories of the First World War

Medway's memories of the First World War

How Medway counted the cost of all-out war

'I'd give anything for a few days at home'

'I'd give anything for a few days at home'

As our attention focuses on the end of the First World War, we recall Reginald Fuller who served in the conflict.

The changing faces of city centre church

The changing faces of city centre church

Pictures of a church built in 1853 where a shopping centre now stands.

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