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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

When music royalty came to Kent

When music royalty came to Kent

Jess Glynne may have let down her Kentish fans, but these superstars turned up and put on quite the show.

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Great-gran’s remarkable resistance in Nazi Germany

Great-gran’s remarkable resistance in Nazi Germany

A 98-year-old woman has told how she was imprisoned by the Nazis, performed in front of Hitler and escaped to England.

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Celeb visits, 50p drinks and that song - memories of Strawberry Moons

Celeb visits, 50p drinks and that song - memories of Strawberry Moons

Fluorescent lights, pounding music and queuing in the cold are among the things people will remember from a nightclub being turned into a restaurant.

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Coastal lift reopening pushed back again

Coastal lift reopening pushed back again

An historic water lift - due to be revamped - will not open before 2020, redevelopment bosses have confirmed.

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War hero misnamed on village memorial

War hero misnamed on village memorial

The great nephew of a First World War soldier killed in action has struggled to have his name properly recorded.

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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Mystery on the Kent coast turned into mini film

Mystery on the Kent coast turned into mini film

A historic mystery about Roman pottery found off the Kent coast has been turned into a kids' animation which will be used in local schools.

Did you have a relative killed in Mesopotamia?

Did you have a relative killed in Mesopotamia?

The grandson of a soldier caught up in the siege of Kut is seeking support for a memorial campaign.

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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