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Folkestone author historian publishes story of 100,000 Belgian refugees who fled to England in 1914

Contributed by editor on Mar 06, 2017 - 04:00 PM

 

By Ray Duff

Leading Folkestone author historian Eamonn Rooney has published his fascinating and comprehensive booklet telling the story of the Belgians who fled to Britain at the start of World War One.
 


History group uncover First World War memorial near Hythe

Contributed by editor on Mar 04, 2017 - 11:30 AM

 

 

By Susan Carey

Studying History and Archaeology in Lympne (SHAL) is a history group with a difference - as they like to get hands on with the past.
 


Chocks away for 2017 opening of Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge

Contributed by editor on Mar 01, 2017 - 10:50 AM

The Volunteers at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum at Hawkinge are incredibly busy in preparation for re-opening on Saturday 1st April for the 2017 Season.
 


Local people knew little of famous steam pioneer who died penniless in a Dartford hotel

Contributed by editor on Feb 26, 2017 - 02:55 PM

By Dana Wiffen
Engineer and pioneer of High Pressure Steam, Richard Trevithick was born on 13 April 1771 and died in Dartford, Kent on 22 April 1833 aged 62, penniless and lonely in a room in the Royal Victoria and Bull Hotel.
 


How Kent helped save London during the Second World War

Contributed by editor on Feb 19, 2017 - 04:35 PM

By Dana Wiffen

It is well known that Kent became the cushion for London as the Germans tried to bring the capital to its knees.



Historic Crab and Winkle railway in Whitstable to see £150,000 spent on new cycle and footpath

Contributed by editor on Feb 19, 2017 - 03:20 PM

Canterbury City Council has agreed to allocate £150,000 of developer funding to a scheme to provide a walking and cycling path on part of the former Crab and Winkle railway in Whitstable.
 


'Sailor's Friend' from Folkestone who saved hundreds of lives is commemorated in the town

Contributed by editor on Feb 16, 2017 - 11:55 AM

By Ray Duff

One of Folkestone's most famous residents of the past, Samuel Plimsoll has been remembered in the town.
 


Have a say over the Waterloo Crescent Conservation Area in Dover

Contributed by editor on Jan 28, 2017 - 02:55 PM

 

A review of the historical character of the Waterloo Crescent Conservation Area near Dover Seafront has been carried out by Dover District Council, as it continues to plan for the future of the district – and your views are sought.

 


Kent County councillor steps in to help save historic church near Hythe

Contributed by editor on Jan 14, 2017 - 04:00 PM

 

A £500 KCC Members grant from Kent County Councillor Susan Carey has gone to support urgent roof repairs at Lympne church.

 


Stunning discovery as Dover Town Hall is revealed it to be far more important than anyone suspected

Contributed by editor on Jan 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM

 

Dover’s 800-year old Maison Dieu, also known as Dover Town Hall has been upgraded from a Grade II* to a Grade I listing by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

 

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