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Hundreds gather for Act of Remembrance in Saltwood near Hythe

Contributed by editor on Nov 16, 2017 - 02:45 PM


By Susan Carey

Every year there seem to be more people at the Act of Remembrance held at the War Memorial on Saltwood Village Green.


Hawkinge Town Mayor dons resplendent robes for first time for Remembrance Sunday - PHOTO

Contributed by editor on Nov 15, 2017 - 10:30 AM


The Remembrance Sunday engagements for Hawkinge Town Mayor, Cllr John Heasman were fitting occasions to wear the Mayoral Robes for the first time.


Ashford Commemorates Centenary of the First World War Battle of Cambrai on Friday

Contributed by editor on Nov 14, 2017 - 08:25 AM



Ashford Borough Council will be hosting an event to mark the centenary of the Battle of Cambrai, which took place on the 20th November 1917 during the First World War.


Step forward for 1.7 million name Commonwealth War Memorial on Dover Western Heights

Contributed by editor on Nov 14, 2017 - 06:05 AM


People are being asked to share their views on proposals for a Commonwealth War Memorial on the Western Heights in Dover.


Maroon to be fired at Ashford Armistice Day Ceremony

Contributed by editor on Nov 10, 2017 - 12:30 PM


Remembrance Sunday, Ashford will be holding a service in the Memorial Gardens 12 November and those attending are advised to arrive 10 minutes before the service begins as the first Maroon will be fired at 11am.


Remembrance Day at the Battle of Britain Memorial Capel-le-Ferne

Contributed by editor on Nov 10, 2017 - 08:35 AM


Standard bearers from ex-Service organisations will again bring a touch of colour and reverence to the annual Remembrance Day Parade and Service at the Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne, on Saturday 11 November.


Police Cadets hand out poppies in Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Nov 06, 2017 - 11:15 AM


Young Volunteer Police Cadets handed out poppies on Saturday 4 November 2017, see photo above, to support The Royal British Legion and remember those brave servicemen and women whose lives have been sacrificed during war.


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