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Memorial Arch, Folkestone.

The Step Short Arch Opening, Folkestone, by His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, 4th August, 2014

His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales visited Folkestone on Monday 4th August 2014 to open the Step Short Association’s Memorial Arch on the Leas, Folkestone. The arch is the only new memorial to be built in commemoration of World War 1. The arch replaces an earlier one built after World War 1 but removed […]

During his visit to the County Show at Detling the Duke of Kent, pictured left, accompanied by the Lord- Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle, centre, stopped to have a word with David McDine, author of the newly published book Unconquered - The Story of Kent and its Lieutenancy . He commented : 'Everyone here should buy one!’ (c) Barry Duffield.

 HRH The Duke of Kent meets the author of ‘Unconquered’ at Kent Show, 11th July, 2014

HRH the Duke of Kent visited the Kent Show on Friday 11th July, in his 39th year as Patron of the Kent Agricultural Society and opened the new Maidstone Pavilion. During the tour of the building he visited the stand where David McDine DL was promoting his new book Unconquered – The Story of  Kent […]

The Morell's ceremonial launching ceremony (c) Nathan Williams

HRH The Princess Royal names new Dungeness Lifeboat, 31st May, 2014

HRH The Princess Royal accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence visited the Dungeness Lifeboat Station to name the new Shannon Class Lifeboat The Morrell on Saturday 31st May, 2014. The Lifeboat, Tractor and Trailer were purchased as the result of a legacy of £6 million from the  Mrs Barbara Morrell Memorial Fund.  Mrs Jackie Simmons […]

HRH The Duke of Kent accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Kent visiting the Ramsgate Tunnels.

HRH The Duke of Kent’s visit to Ramsgate 27th May, 2014

Ramsgate Tunnels HRH the Duke of Kent visited Ramsgate on 27th May. Ramsgate Tunnels were completed in June 1939 as air-raid shelters and opened by The Duke’s father. The far-sightedness of the Mayor and Borough Surveyor saved many lives during WWII and provided shelter to those who lost their homes in the bombing. The tunnels […]

Duke of Gloucester opens Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery

HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits Kent, 2nd April, 2014

His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester spent the day in Kent on 2nd April. The visit started at – Kent Institute of Medicine & Surgery (KIMS)  Six years in the planning, KIMS is a state-of-the-art, £85 million hospital development covering seven acres of land and is the first occupier on the Medical Campus. As […]