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Historians to mark 100 years of peace

Historians to mark 100 years of peace

A group of historians have pledged to remember the names of those who lost their lives fighting.

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Look back at the fire that destroyed the Priz

Look back at the fire that destroyed the Priz

It's been three years since a beloved Kent clubbing haunt perished in a fire.

Churchill's Nobel Prize to be displayed in Kent forever

Churchill's Nobel Prize to be displayed in Kent forever

Sir Winston Churchill's Nobel Prize for Literature will now be permanently display at his family home in Kent, thanks to three years of fundraising.

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'We've saved your cargo - now pay us'

'We've saved your cargo - now pay us'

Boatmen soon cottoned on that they could charge heavily for sea rescues - and that discovery soon led to some sharp bargaining which led to the courts

Herald of Free Enterprise disaster 32 years on

Herald of Free Enterprise disaster 32 years on

Thirty two years of mourning the victims of the Herald of Free Enterprise have not mended the tear in Dover's heart that the tragedy created.

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The ups and downs of Tesco in Kent as it celebrates 100 years

The ups and downs of Tesco in Kent as it celebrates 100 years

Tesco employs thousands of people across Kent but its relationship with the county has not been without controversy over its 100-year history.

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'I've seen it all'

'I've seen it all'

A former tugmaster has shared his memories of the Second World War, having never forgotten what he experienced.

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Pioneers from Kent who changed history

Pioneers from Kent who changed history

Kent has been home to a number of genuine pioneers who broke the mould and, for better or for worse, wrote themselves into the history books.

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Wartime pictures show air raid devastation

Wartime pictures show air raid devastation

A lifelong resident has shared his memories and photos of the air raids that devastated his town.

Cathedral fire could have been arson

Cathedral fire could have been arson

A new book suggests a fire at one of Kent's most historic buildings could have been started deliberately.

Winning the peace?

Winning the peace?

After opposing the First World War, Labour's first candidate in a Kent town faced a tough battle for his beliefs.

'You could hear the sound of their guns - little short bursts'

'You could hear the sound of their guns - little short bursts'

A former tugmaster in the county has shared his memories of the Second World War as a boy, having never forgotten the things he saw.

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'Where the devil can I get that? I wish Woollies were still here'

'Where the devil can I get that? I wish Woollies were still here'

It's been 10 years now since "The Wonder of Woolworths" disappeared from town centres up and down the country.

The Woolworths store left empty 10 years after it closed

The Woolworths store left empty 10 years after it closed

It has been ten years since Woolworths up and down the country closed, but one store still has its original signage up.

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Public thanks for Victoria Cross hero with poem

Public thanks for Victoria Cross hero with poem

How to honour a VC hero was the question circulating Sittingbourne when the town learned of Lieut Donald Dean’s bravery at Christmas, 1918.

Survivors tell of bombing horror

Survivors tell of bombing horror

Residents have recalled the death and destruction caused by a lone bomber days before Christmas.

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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.

'We saw a plane and heard a bang'

'We saw a plane and heard a bang'

Fifteen-year-old Peter Rainer was one of the first on the scene when a bomber crashed near Ashford in the Second World War.

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The story of the giant lace panel

The story of the giant lace panel

It could not be more prominently displayed but how many people stop to look at a lace panel hanging in the reception of Sheppey Healthy Living Centre?

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.

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