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Yesterday | Kent Online

Anniversary of the day thousands of Belgian refugees fleeing invasion ...

When German soldiers marched into neutral Belgium in early August 1914, thousands of innocent men, women and children were forced to leave their homeland for strange shores.

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Yesterday | Kent Online

Free parking in Sandgate Road, Folkestone, being extended by Shepway District Council

Shoppers and visitors to Sandgate Road in one of the main shopping areas will be able to park for free for an extra hour.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Worcester News

For Harry: Date set for Alan Gale's English Channel swim

THE father swimming the Channel for the hospice which cared for his late son will be leaving the shores of England tomorrow morning .

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Newsday

Rail fares a political football

Commuters across the South East - who already pay some of the highest train fares in the country - are bracing themselves for average season ticket price rises of 3.5% in January, following the announcement of the July inflation figures.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Art Daily

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The Whispers, an installation by Christian Boltanski featuring recordings of First World War soldiers' letters, has returned to Folkestone to commemorate the centenary of the war.

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Naugatuck Daily News

Community snapshots

Naugatuck Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke talks with fifth-grader Alyse Stauffer, 10, on the Green Aug. 5. Locke, who started as superintendent in July, held a meet and greet before the weekly concert to introduce herself and talk with members of the community.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Kent Online

Elisa Kern, 49, of Earls Avenue, Folkestone, was driving "slowly and...

A repeat drink driver has received her second four year ban in ten years after being caught behind the wheel four times over the limit.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Kent Online

Kent jazz drummer Rod Brown from Lympne who has performed at...

The ad would read one careful owner and half a million miles on the clock - not that Rod Brown is looking to part with his beloved van after 20 years.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Kent Online

Canterbury Crown Court rejects appeal by property tycoon Fergus Wilson over common assault conviction

Fighting Fergus Wilson has been KOed for the second time in a courtroom scrap...but is now demanding a re-match.

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Blackburn Citizen

Port's World War One memorial built by East Lancashire firm

The World War One Arch in Folkestone honours the men and women who served in the conflict and was unveiled on Monday.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

This Is Lancashire

Migrant groups clash in Calais

A group of migrants make their way through Calais, France, as tensions remain high following overnight clashes between rival groups waiting to try and cross the Channel to Britain.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Independent.ie

'We were enemies more than once in the last century, and today we are ...

'We were enemies more than once in the last century, and today we are friends and allies' - Duke of Cambridge Commemorations in Belgium for those who died in the First World War attended by President Michael D Higgins and wife Sabina President Higgins and Sabina Higgins are pictured at the Commemoration Ceremony at the Monument Interallies at ... (more)

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US News & World Report

Photos: Royals, Europe Commemorate World War I Centennial

Members of the Great War Society, a living history group, stand under a shower of a million poppy flowers representing the dead while dressed as the 4th Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment at the Tank Museum on Monday in Bovington, England.

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Hellomagazine.com

Royal trio unite for WWI memorial in Mons

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge , ne Kate Middleton , were joined in Belgium by Prince Harry on Monday evening, as the royal trio attended a special ceremony at Saint Symphorien Military Cemetery, outside the town of Mons.

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BBC News

Prince unveils WW1 Memorial Arch

Prince Harry has unveiled a monument in Folkestone, where millions of men marched to boats taking them across the Channel to fight on the Western Front.

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Sky News

World War One Centenary: Britain Remembers

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are met in Liege, Belgium, by King Filip and Queen Mathilde of Belgium, for a service marking the German invasion of Belgium in 1914 and Britain's entry into the conflict The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are attending a service to mark 100 years since the German invasion of Belgium at the start of World War One.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Kent Online

Prince Harry in Folkestone to dedicate memorial to Kent's fallen in the Great War

Thousands of people are expected to attend the commemorations in Folkestone marking the centenary of the First World War today.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Independent

First World War Centenary: Lamps to go out across Britain to commemorate dead

Aubrey Allegretti read Politics at the University of Sussex. He is the former News Editor and editor-in-chief of the university's campus newspaper The Badger, and was elected as the student union media development officer.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Kent Online

Violent ex-boyfriend Ben Blakeley to be jailed for life after...

A man convicted of murdering his 17-year-old former girlfriend from Kent after she told him she was pregnant will be jailed for life today.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Kent Online

Small Business Boost launched at Folkestone Academy giving companies...

Small companies employing up to 50 people in east Kent may now be eligible for interest-free loans of up to 50,000 under a new council scheme.

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