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The story of Kent's silkworms that produced royal robes

The story of Kent's silkworms that produced royal robes

Did you know Kent had the UK's first silk farm? Here's the tale of the mulberry-munching silkworms who made silk for several queens' gowns:

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Watch: The big names who have filmed pop videos in the county

Watch: The big names who have filmed pop videos in the county

Some of the music world's biggest names have shot promotional films for their hits in the county - we take a look back at some of the biggest.

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A look back on The Great Storm of 1987

A look back on The Great Storm of 1987

With the recent disruption of Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis, we look back on the chaos caused by The Great Storm of 1987.

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Game found on scrapheap could fetch up to £20k

Game found on scrapheap could fetch up to £20k

A woman was shocked to find an item she kept for 50 years could be worth a five-figure sum.

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How Kent has changed over the past decade

How Kent has changed over the past decade

As we get set to welcome in 2020 we've been taking a look at the changing face of Kent over the past 10 years.

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Looking back at club's heyday

Looking back at club's heyday

Pictures and stories of partygoers throughout the years have emerged as a much-loved nightclub shuts its doors - are you in one of these photos?

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Things we said goodbye to in Kent in 2019

Things we said goodbye to in Kent in 2019

Shops, power stations and nightclubs have all closed this year for the final time.

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Re-runs of Royal Marines book on sale again

Re-runs of Royal Marines book on sale again

Pictures of Royal Marines spanning over a century are being republished in a book to mark the corps' bond with a Kent town

Take a footstep back in time

Take a footstep back in time

A tour with a twist: Learn about Dickens' links with Kent, helped along by an eccentric guide.

Every Spoons in Kent and what was there before

Every Spoons in Kent and what was there before

From former opera houses, to police stations to car showrooms - each of the county's 23 Wetherspoon pubs has a fascinating history behind it.

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Are you living on an old hospital?

Are you living on an old hospital?

Check out these 13 sites which used to be hospitals and what stands in their place now.

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A coach trip down memory lane

A coach trip down memory lane

The story of a soon-to-be regenerated coach factory told by someone who worked there.

Can you help solve the famous signatures mystery?

Can you help solve the famous signatures mystery?

National Trust managers are appealing for help to put names to 15 mystery signatures in the visitors' book at Winston Churchill's former Kent home.

Dave's the man with the music

Dave's the man with the music

The man whose label launched The Damned, Ian Dury & The Blockheads and Madness picks his top 5 singles for us as he brings his one-man show to Kent.

Miners Festival returns to Betteshanger

Miners Festival returns to Betteshanger

Brass bands, a dog show, beer tent, and exhibition are attractions at an annual festival celebrating our mining heritage this Bank Holiday

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Seating plan reveals family hierarchy in church

Seating plan reveals family hierarchy in church

Documents found in a church have revealed information about its parishioners and their standing in the community

Anniversary of horrific fete fire

Anniversary of horrific fete fire

Today is 90 years since a tragedy which left 15 people dead, including nine children.

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Medic's bravery under fire on D-Day

Medic's bravery under fire on D-Day

A medic from Kent who took part in the D-Day landings was given a Victoria Cross for his courage.

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