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Northern Belle journeys through Kent

Northern Belle journeys through Kent

A luxurious steam train is taking guests on the ride of their life - and it's all for charity.

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Fires have torn through Canterbury Cathedral in its 1,400 year history

Fires have torn through Canterbury Cathedral in its 1,400 year history

After the fire which wrecked Notre Dame, the story of Canterbury Cathedral's own blaze drama is revealed.

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New book reveals Maidstone's secret past

New book reveals Maidstone's secret past

Dean Hollands had dug into the County Town's past and found a lot to be proud of - and some things less so.

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The story of Maidstone Zoo

The story of Maidstone Zoo

It's 60 years since the closure of one of Kent's biggest visitor attractions - Maidstone Zoo.

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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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William Turk and his clock

William Turk and his clock

A clock, hanging over a Kent shop, has featured in the history of five businesses after it was made by a Dover watchmaker

Transforming dirty town by creating promenade

Transforming dirty town by creating promenade

When a writer called a town 'villainous', 'filthy' and 'upon the perish' something had to be done to make the most of its best asset: the seafront

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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