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10 Ramsgate pubs we’ve loved and lost over the years

Having already detailed 10 pubs each from Dover and Folkestone that have left our shores, now it’s Ramsgate’s turn to reminisce about some of our favorite spirits of the past. Like the previous two selections, the large number of lost, but not necessarily forgotten, pubs meant that narrowing it down to 10 proved tricky. Many […]

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Restoration work on Rochester’s ‘architectural gem’, Chatham House, is underway

A historic Rochester landmark is currently being renovated to restore the Grade II* listed Georgian mansion. Chatham House is on the corner of Hulkes Lane and, thanks to government funding, is currently undergoing a transformation. In 2020, Medway Council received £1.6 million in government funding to revitalize a substantial part of Chatham and Rochester. Read […]

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Kent education expert says parents moving to Ebbsfleet Garden City face ‘major crisis’ due to school space problem

An education expert says parents moving into a new housing estate face a “major crisis” due to a lack of school places. Peter Read has revealed there are just 38 vacant reception places in the Ebbsfleet area, where 15,000 families are expected to live. Peter Read talks about the problem of school placement in Ebbsfleet […]

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Ball State falls to Kent State during floor exercise

Even though Ball State (1-4, 0-1 MAC) took first place in three events, Kent State’s final push (3-0, 2-0 MAC) in the floor exercise gave the Golden Flashes the victory 194.875-194.800 over the Cardinals. “We had some solid performances, but we went to the floor and gave it away,” head coach Joanna Saleem said. “We […]

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Think North Kent is a charmless dump? Don’t be so sly!

The sniffling attitude some people have towards North Kent disappoints me. The towns of Medway are considered run down and charmless, which makes no sense. The area is steeped in history from Roman times; there is the old Chatham Dockyard and beautiful churches in some of the surrounding villages. The real gem, however, is the […]

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Following Kent’s release from Brookdale, Bowman brings ‘micro-focus’ to ground-level operations

Last year, Cindy Kent, president of Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), resigned from the company. Kevin Bowman quickly stepped in to fill the void as executive vice president of community operations. Bowman – who joined Brookdale in 2016 as regional vice president of operations – is an industry veteran, with a career that spans around […]

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Men’s basketball: Kent State scouting report and how to watch

After facing its first two Mid-American Conference opponents on the road, Ohio takes on Kent State in The Convo on Friday for its first home game against a conference opponent. The Bobcats (11-2, 2-0 MAC) enter Friday’s game on a strong streak. They remain undefeated in The Convo this season and won their sixth game […]

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Housing Lottery launched for 89 units at 266 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The Affordable Housing Lottery was launched for One South First, aka Ten Grand Street, a 45-story mixed-use residential building at 266 Kent Avenue on the waterfront in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Two Trees Management, the structure has more than 300 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect, 89 units for residents […]

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Reconstructed Roman-Celtic temple unveiled in Kent

A reconstruction of what has been interpreted as a Roman-Celtic temple has been unveiled in Newington, Kent. Incorporating the original stones, it is 70m from where archaeological remains believed to represent a 1st century AD temple were discovered in 2018. The reconstruction. IMAGE: SWAT Archaeology. The square footprint of a flint-walled structure measuring 12.5m by […]

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The best things to do on the Kent Heritage Coast

Kent’s fertile countryside, ancient woodlands and dramatic white cliffs have earned the county its nickname “the Garden of England”. Within this garden are the Kent Downs Area of ​​Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Kent Heritage Coast, an area between Folkestone and Dover. Recent years have seen the economic regeneration of Kent as well as […]

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The Kent house is inspired by sights and the vintage Brownie camera

The Kent house is inspired by the Brownie camera Senior director of London architecture studio TP Bennett, Doug Smith, reveals Haus on the Ridge, a Passivhaus house in the Kent countryside The Brownie, the series of cameras made by Eastman Kodak at the start of the 20th century, inspired Haus on the Ridge, reveals the […]

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Great Explorers: Rockwell Kent » Explorersweb

“I don’t want petty self-expression…I want the rhythm of eternity,” Rockwell Kent once said of his life. And so he lived. Kent spoke in a deeply multidimensional way. Not only famous as an artist, Kent was an explorer, survivalist, architect, leader and entrepreneur. When he died, The New York Times wrote: “He is such a […]