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The A2 is a major road in southern England, connecting London with the English Channel port of Dover in Kent.
For other roads with the same name see List of A21 roads. The A21 is a trunk road in Southern England, one of several which connect London and various commuter towns to the south coast.
105.9 Academy FM is a community radio station serving the town of Folkestone in Kent, which launched on 31 March 2011.
Academy FM (Thanet) is a non-commercial community 24-hour local radio station based in Ramsgate, Kent, England, which broadcasts to the Isle of Thanet.
AHBS Hospital Radio is a hospital radio station serving the town of Ashford, Kent which launched on May 26, 1976.
Air charter is the business of renting an entire aircraft (i.e., chartering) as opposed to individual aircraft seats (i.e., purchasing a ticket through a traditional airline).
The aircraft design process is the engineering design process by which aircraft are designed.
Allington is an almost entirely modern village situated alongside the sides of the A20 road west of Maidstone in Kent.
Alluvium (from the Latin alluvius, from alluere, "to wash against") is loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock) soil or sediments, which has been eroded, reshaped by water in some form, and redeposited in a non-marine setting.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury.
An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an area of countryside in England, Wales or Northern Ireland which has been designated for conservation due to its significant landscape value.
Ashford International railway station is a National Rail international and regional station on the High Speed 1, South Eastern Main Line and Marshlink Line in England, United Kingdom, serving the town of Ashford, Kent.
Ashford is a town in the county of Kent, England.
The Assembly Hall Theatre is a theatre in Tunbridge Wells seating 1020 people.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
Augustine of Canterbury (born first third of the 6th century – died probably 26 May 604) was a Benedictine monk who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in the year 597.
Aylesford is a village and civil parish on the River Medway in Kent, 4 miles NW of Maidstone in England.
Æthelberht (also Æthelbert, Aethelberht, Aethelbert or Ethelbert, Old English Æðelberht,; 550 – 24 February 616) was King of Kent from about 589 until his death.
A barrage balloon is a large kite balloon used to defend against aircraft attack by raising aloft cables which pose a collision risk, making the attacker's approach more difficult.
The Battle of Britain (Luftschlacht um England, literally "The Air Battle for England") was a military campaign of the Second World War, in which the Royal Air Force (RAF) defended the United Kingdom (UK) against large-scale attacks by Nazi Germany's air force, the Luftwaffe.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC London is the BBC English Region producing local radio, television, teletext and online services in London and parts of the surrounding area.
BBC Radio Kent is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Kent and parts of southeast London.
BBC South East is the BBC English region serving Kent, East Sussex, part of West Sussex and a small part of Surrey.
Beckenham is a post town and district of London in the London Borough of Bromley, England.
Benenden School is an independent boarding school for girls in Kent, England.
Bexley is an area of south-east London, England and part of the London Borough of Bexley.
Blackfriars, also known as London Blackfriars, is a central London railway station and connected London Underground station located in the City of London.
Blackheath Football Club is a rugby union club based in Well Hall, Eltham in south-east London, now playing National 1 league rugby at Well Hall, having moved from the famous Rectory Field in Blackheath at the end of the 2015-16 season.
Blue Bell Hill is a chalk hill between Maidstone and Rochester in the English county of Kent.
Bluewater Shopping Centre (commonly referred to as Bluewater) is an out-of-town shopping centre in Stone (postally Greenhithe), Kent, England, outside the M25 Orbital motorway, east south-east of London's centre.
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born 19 June 1964), best known as Boris Johnson, is a British politician, popular historian and journalist serving as Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since 2016 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015.
The Borough of Ashford is a local government district with borough status in Kent, England.
The Borough of Dartford is a local government district in the north-west of the county of Kent, England.
The Borough of Maidstone is a local government district with borough status in Kent, England.
The Borough of Tunbridge Wells is a local government district and borough in Kent, England.
Brands Hatch is a motor racing circuit in West Kingsdown in Kent, England.
95.6 BRFM is a community radio station serving the Isle of Sheppey in Kent which launched on 30 October 2006.
A brick is building material used to make walls, pavements and other elements in masonry construction.
The British Grand Prix is a race in the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship.
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.
The Brittonic, Brythonic or British Celtic languages (ieithoedd Brythonaidd/Prydeinig; yethow brythonek/predennek; yezhoù predenek) form one of the two branches of the Insular Celtic language family; the other is Goidelic.
Brogdale is a hamlet in Kent, England, located beside the M2 motorway south of Faversham.
The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.
Burham is a village and civil parish in the Tonbridge and Malling district of Kent, England.
Cannon Street station, also known as London Cannon Street, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in Travelcard zone 1 located on Cannon Street in the City of London and managed by Network Rail.
Cantabria is a historic Spanish community and autonomous community with Santander as its capital city.
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England.
Canterbury is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2017 by Rosie Duffield of the Labour Party.
The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway, sometimes referred to colloquially as the "Crab and Winkle Line", was an early British railway that opened in 1830 between Canterbury and Whitstable in the county of Kent, England.
Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent, is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England.
Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) is an Anglican new university in Canterbury, Kent, England.
Canterbury city walls are a sequence of defensive walls built around the city of Canterbury in Kent, England.
Canterbury Hockey Club is a field hockey club based in Canterbury, England.
Canterbury RFC is an English rugby union football club based in Canterbury, Kent.
The Cantiaci or Cantii were an Iron Age Celtic people living in Britain before the Roman conquest, and gave their name to a civitas of Roman Britain.
Celtiberian or Northeastern Hispano-Celtic is an extinct Indo-European language of the Celtic branch spoken by the Celtiberians in an area of the Iberian Peninsula lying between the headwaters of the Douro, Tagus, Júcar and Turia rivers and the Ebro river.
Chalk is a soft, white, porous, sedimentary carbonate rock, a form of limestone composed of the mineral calcite.
The Channel Tunnel (Le tunnel sous la Manche; also nicknamed the Chunnel) is a rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, near Calais in northern France, beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover.
Charing is a mostly agricultural large village and civil parish in the Ashford District of Kent, in south-east England.; it includes the settlements of Charing Heath and Westwell Leacon.
Charing Cross railway station (also known as London Charing Cross) is a central London railway terminus between the Strand and Hungerford Bridge in the City of Westminster.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
Charlton is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Chatham Dockyard was a Royal Navy Dockyard located on the River Medway in Kent.
Chatham Historic Dockyard is a maritime museum on part of the site of the former royal/naval dockyard at Chatham in Kent, South East England.
Chatham is one of the Medway towns located within the Medway unitary authority, in North Kent, in South East England.
A chemical substance, also known as a pure substance, is a form of matter that consists of molecules of the same composition and structure.
Chilled in a Field Festival is a small family-friendly music festival in the United Kingdom.
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
The Confederation of Cinque Ports is a historic series of coastal towns in Kent and Sussex.
The City of Canterbury is a local government district with city status in Kent, England.
In England, a City Technology College (CTC) is a state-funded all-ability secondary school that charges no fees but is independent of local authority control, being overseen directly by the Department for Education.
Clay is a finely-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO2), metal oxides (Al2O3, MgO etc.) and organic matter.
Cliffe is a village on the Hoo Peninsula in Kent, England, reached from the Medway Towns by a three-mile (4.8 km) journey along the B2000 road.
Clive Head (born 1965) is a painter from Britain.
The coal measures is a lithostratigraphical term for the coal-bearing part of the Upper Carboniferous System.
Coastal erosion is the wearing away of material from a coastal profile including the removal of beach, sand dunes, or sediment by wave action, tidal currents, wave currents, drainage or high winds (see also beach evolution).
Cohabitation is an arrangement where two people who are not married live together.
Common Brittonic was an ancient Celtic language spoken in Britain.
A comprehensive school is a secondary school that is a state school and does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system, where admission is restricted on the basis of selection criteria.
Connex South Eastern was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Connex that operated the South Eastern franchise from October 1996 until November 2003.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
The counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation.
The County Championship, currently known as the Specsavers County Championship for sponsorship reasons, is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales and is organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
The County Ground, Beckenham (previously known as the Lloyds TSB Sports and Social Club Ground)Pennell.M (2010) Counties - Media Guide to the Grounds - Kent, Cricket Writers' Club.
The County of London was a county of England from 1889 to 1965, corresponding to the area known today as Inner London.
In England, a county palatine or palatinate was an area ruled by a hereditary nobleman enjoying special authority and autonomy from the rest of a kingdom or empire.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
The Cretaceous is a geologic period and system that spans 79 million years from the end of the Jurassic Period million years ago (mya) to the beginning of the Paleogene Period mya.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
The Crystal Palace transmitting station, currently known as Arqiva Crystal Palace, is a broadcasting and telecommunications site in the Crystal Palace area of the borough of Bromley, England.
CSR 97.4FM is a community radio station based in Canterbury, England.
This is a list of people who have served as Custos Rotulorum of Kent.
Cuxton is a town in the unitary authority of Medway in South East England.
Dartford is the principal town in the Borough of Dartford, Kent, England.
The Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing, commonly known as the Dartford Crossing and until 1991 the Dartford Tunnel, is a major road crossing of the River Thames in England, carrying the A282 road between Dartford in Kent to the south with Thurrock in Essex to the north.
Dartford Football Club is an English association football club based in Dartford.
Dartford Heath Common is an area of open heathland situated to the south-west of Dartford, Kent, England, covering around of open space.
David Bates (born 30 April 1945) is a British historian of Britain and France during the period from the tenth century to the thirteenth century.
Deal Castle is an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII in Deal, Kent, between 1539 and 1540.
Deal is a town in Kent, England, which lies on the border of the North Sea and the English Channel, eight miles north-east of Dover and eight miles south of Ramsgate.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is the largest government department in the United Kingdom, and is responsible for welfare and pension policy.
Deptford is a district of south-east London, England, within the London Borough of Lewisham.
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
The Diocese of Canterbury is a Church of England diocese covering eastern Kent which was founded by St. Augustine of Canterbury in 597.
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England.
Dover Athletic Football Club is an association football club based in the town of Dover, Kent, England.
Dover Castle is a medieval castle in Dover, Kent, England.
Dover is a local government district in Kent, England.
A dry dock (sometimes dry-dock or drydock) is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform.
Sir (Laurence) Dudley Stamp, CBE, DSc, D. Litt, LLD, Ekon D, DSc Nat (&ndash), was professor of geography at Rangoon and London, and one of the internationally best known British geographers of the 20th century.
The title of Duke of Kent has been created several times in the peerages of Great Britain and the United Kingdom, most recently as a royal dukedom for the fourth son of King George V.
Dungeness is a headland on the coast of Kent, England, formed largely of a shingle beach in the form of a cuspate foreland.
Dungeness nuclear power station may refer to either one or both of a pair of nuclear power stations, only one of which is still operational, located on the Dungeness headland in the south of Kent, England.
The E (Eastern) postcode area, also known as the London E postcode area, is the part of the London post town covering much of the east of Greater London, England as well as Sewardstone, Essex.
East Grinstead is a town and civil parish in the northeastern corner of Mid Sussex district of West Sussex in England near the East Sussex, Surrey, and Kent borders.
The East Kent Railway (EKR) was an early railway operating between Strood and the town of Faversham in Kent England, during 1858 and 1859.
The East Kent Railway (EKR) is a heritage railway in Kent, England.
East Sussex is a county in South East England.
Ebbsfleet International railway station is a railway station in Ebbsfleet Valley, in the Borough of Dartford, Kent, outside the eastern boundary of Greater London, England.
Ebbsfleet United Football Club is an English football club based in Northfleet, Kent, that competes in the National League, the fifth tier of English football.
Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under separate governments: the UK Government is responsible for England; whilst the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.
The English Football League One (often referred to as League One for short or Sky Bet League One for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division of the English Football League and the third tier overall in the entire English football league system.
Electric Gardens, (Electric Gardens Festival), sometimes abbreviated to 'EGFestival', or 'EGFest', or sometimes simply 'EG', was a medium sized 'Boutique' Music Festival situated at Mount Ephraim, Faversham in Kent.
The eleven-plus (11-plus) is an examination administered to some students in England and Northern Ireland in their last year of primary education, which governs admission to grammar schools and other secondary schools which use academic selection.
Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.
Eltham is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
The England Hockey League (EHL) is the top tier of the national field hockey league system in England, and is run by England Hockey.
The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
The epicenter, epicentre or epicentrum in seismology is the point on the Earth's surface directly above a hypocenter or focus, the point where an earthquake or an underground explosion originates.
The seat or cathedra of the Bishop of Rome in the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano An episcopal see is, in the usual meaning of the phrase, the area of a bishop's ecclesiastical jurisdiction.
In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, and then transport it to another location (not to be confused with weathering which involves no movement).
Essex is a county in the East of England.
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
Faversham is a market town and civil parish in the Swale district of Kent, England.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Folkestone is a port town on the English Channel, in Kent, south-east England.
Folkestone & Hythe is a local government district in Kent, England, in the south-east of the county.
Fort Amherst, in Medway, South East England, was constructed in 1756 at the southern end of the Brompton lines of defence to protect the southeastern approaches to Chatham Dockyard and the River Medway against a French invasion.
Franchising is based on a marketing concept which can be adopted by an organisation as a strategy for business expansion.
Frank Helmut Auerbach (born 29 April 1931) is a German-British painter.
Gatwick Airport (also known as London Gatwick) is a major international airport near Crawley in southeast England, south of Central London.
Gault is a rock formation of stiff blue clay deposited in a calm, fairly deep-water marine environment during the Lower Cretaceous Period (Upper and Middle Albian).
Gavelkind was a system of land tenure associated chiefly with the county of Kent, but also found in Ireland and Wales and some other parts of England.
Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400), known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages.
The Alps cover a large area.
Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.
Gillingham Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Gillingham, Kent, England.
Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.
Gold is a network of oldies radio stations which was formed by the merger of the Capital Gold network and the Classic Gold Network in August 2007.
A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.
Gravel is a loose aggregation of rock fragments.
Gravesend is an ancient town in northwest Kent, England, situated 21 miles (35 km) east-southeast of Charing Cross (central London) on the south bank of the Thames Estuary and opposite Tilbury in Essex.
Gravesham is a local government district with borough status in north-west Kent, England.
The Great Lines Heritage Park is a complex network of open spaces connecting Chatham, Gillingham, Brompton and the Historic Dockyard.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
The Green Party, also known as the Green Party UK, was a Green political party in the United Kingdom.
Greenhithe is a village in the Dartford Borough of Kent.
Greensand or green sand is a sand or sandstone which has a greenish color.
The Greensand Ridge is an extensive, prominent, often wooded, mixed greensand/sandstone escarpment in south-east England.
Greenwich is an area of south east London, England, located east-southeast of Charing Cross.
In economics, gross value added (GVA) is the measure of the value of goods and services produced in an area, industry or sector of an economy.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
Hauts-de-France (translates to "Upper France" in English; Heuts-d'Franche) is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014, from a merger of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy.
The hazelnut is the nut of the hazel and therefore includes any of the nuts deriving from species of the genus Corylus, especially the nuts of the species Corylus avellana.
Heart Kent (previously Invicta FM) is a local radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Heart network.
Heathrow Airport (also known as London Heathrow) is a major international airport in London, United Kingdom.
The High Sheriff is the oldest secular office under the Crown (prior to 1974 the office previously known as Sheriff).
High Speed 1 (HS1), legally the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL), is a high-speed railway between London and the United Kingdom end of the Channel Tunnel.
The High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is situated in south-east England.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
The Historic England Archive is the public archive of Historic England, located in The Engine House on Fire Fly Avenue in Swindon, formerly part of the Swindon Works of the Great Western Railway.
Kent is a traditional county in South East England with long-established human occupation.
Seven ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Africa, after the continent of Africa.
Eight ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Ajax after the Greek hero Ajax.
HMS Victory is a 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, ordered in 1758, laid down in 1759 and launched in 1765.
Holcombe Hockey Club is a field hockey club based in Rochester, Kent, England.
The home counties are the counties of England that surround London (although several of them do not border it).
The Hoo Peninsula is a peninsula in Kent, England (United Kingdom) separating the estuaries of the rivers Thames and Medway.
Hop Farm Music Festival is an annual music festival at The Hop Farm Country Park in Paddock Wood, Kent, England, first created by John Vincent Power of Festival Republic.
Hops are the flowers (also called seed cones or strobiles) of the hop plant Humulus lupulus. They are used primarily as a flavouring and stability agent in beer, to which they impart bitter, zesty, or citric flavours; though they are also used for various purposes in other beverages and herbal medicine.
A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.
Hythe is a small coastal market town on the edge of Romney Marsh, in the district of Folkestone and Hythe on the south coast of Kent.
In The Woods Festival is an annual independent music festival in England which focuses on promoting up and coming talent in the music industry and the arts.
Invicta (meaning "undefeated" or "unconquered") was used in Roma invicta meaning "Unconquered Rome" and is the motto of the county of Kent, England.
The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.
St James, Isle of Grain (Old English Greon meaning gravel) is a village and the easternmost point of the Hoo Peninsula within the district of Medway in Kent.
The Isle of Thanet lies at the most easterly point of Kent, England.
ITV London is the on-air brand name used by ITV Broadcasting Limited for the two ITV broadcast franchises, Carlton Television (weekdays) and London Weekend Television (weekends) in the London ITV region.
ITV Meridian (previously Meridian Broadcasting) is the holder of the ITV franchise for the South and South East of England.
Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 177519 December 1851), known as J. M. W. Turner and contemporarily as William Turner, was an English Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolourist, known for his expressive colourisation, imaginative landscapes and turbulent, often violent marine paintings.
Jack Cade was the leader of a popular revolt against the government of England in 1450.
Gaius Julius Caesar (12 or 13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), known by his cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
The Jutes, Iuti, or Iutæ were a Germanic people.
Kent was a parliamentary constituency covering the county of Kent in southeast England.
The Kent and East Sussex Railway (K&ESR) refers to both an historical private railway company in Kent and East Sussex in England, as well as a heritage railway currently running on part of the route of the historical company.
The Kent and Sussex Courier is an English regional newspaper, published in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
The Kent Coalfield was a coalfield located in the eastern part of the English county of Kent.
The Kent Public Service Network (KPSN), formally the Kent Community Network, is the broadband wide area network (WAN) for schools and Kent County Council facilities in Kent, United Kingdom.
Kent County Council is a county council that governs most of the county of Kent in England.
Kent County Cricket Club is one of the eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
The Kent Cricket League is the top level of competition for recreational club cricket in Kent, England.
The Kent Downs is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Kent, England.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the administrative county of Kent and the unitary authority area of Medway, covering a geographical area south of London, to the coast and including major shipping routes via the Thames and Medway rivers.
This article is about the weekly paper for the Maidstone region.
Kent on Saturday (known as the Kentish Saturday Observer until April 2009) is a regional newspaper covering the county of Kent and parts of Southeast London.
Kent on Sunday was a regional newspaper covering the county of Kent in the United Kingdom.
Kent Police is the territorial police force for Kent in England.
The Kent Police and Crime Commissioner is the police and crime commissioner, an elected official tasked with setting out the way crime is tackled by Kent Police in the English County of Kent.
The Kent Women’s cricket team is the women's representative cricket team for the English county of Kent.
The Kentish dialect is a dialect of English spoken in and around the county of Kent in southeast England.
Kidbrooke is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
The Kingdom of the Kentish (Cantaware Rīce; Regnum Cantuariorum), today referred to as the Kingdom of Kent, was an early medieval kingdom in what is now South East England.
KM Media Group aka KM Group, formally known as Kent Messenger Group, is a multimedia company in the county of Kent.
KMFM is the name of seven Independent Radio stations and one digital station (on the Kent Digital Multiplex) owned by the KM Group, each broadcasting locally to a region of Kent in the United Kingdom.
KMFM Ashford is an Independent Local Radio serving the borough of Ashford and the surrounding areas in Kent, South East England.
KMFM Canterbury is an Independent Local Radio serving the City of Canterbury and the surrounding areas in Kent, South East England.
KMFM Maidstone is an Independent Local Radio serving the town of Maidstone and the surrounding areas in Kent, South East England.
KMFM Medway is an Independent Local Radio serving the Medway Towns and the surrounding areas in Kent, South East England.
KMFM Shepway and White Cliffs Country is an Independent Local Radio serving the districts of Dover and Folkestone and Hythe (previously known as Shepway) and the surrounding areas in Kent, South East England.
KMFM Thanet is an Independent Local Radio serving the Isle of Thanet and the surrounding areas in Kent, South East England.
KMFM West Kent is an Independent Local Radio serving the towns of Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Dartford, Gravesend and the surrounding areas of the South East of England.
KOS Media is a multimedia company based in the county of Kent in South East England.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
A lathe (Old English lǽð, Latin lestus) formed an administrative country subdivision of the county of Kent, in England, from the Anglo-Saxon period until it fell out of use in the early twentieth century.
Leas Cliff Hall is an Entertainment and Function venue situated in Folkestone, on the Kent coast of England.
Lee, also known as Lee Green, is a district of south east London, within the London Boroughs of Lewisham and Greenwich.
Lewisham is an area of south London, England, south-east of Charing Cross.
The Liberal Democrats (often referred to as Lib Dems) are a liberal British political party, formed in 1988 as a merger of the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party (SDP), a splinter group from the Labour Party, which had formed the SDP–Liberal Alliance from 1981.
This is a list of churches in Kent, a county in South East Region of England.
This is a list of civil parishes in the ceremonial county of Kent, England.
This is a list of hills in Kent.
The ceremonial county of Kent, (which includes the unitary authority of Medway), is divided into 17 Parliamentary constituencies - 1 Borough constituency and 16 County constituencies.
This is a list of notable residents of the county of Kent in England who have a Wikipedia page.
This is a list of places in Kent, England split by local government district and can be sorted alphabetically or numerically.
A list of tourist attractions in the English county of Kent.
A list of all windmills and windmill sites which lie in the current Ceremonial county of Kent.
The Local Government Association (LGA) is an organisation which comprises local authorities in England and Wales.
Local government in the United Kingdom has origins that pre-date the United Kingdom itself, as each of the four countries of the United Kingdom has its own separate system.
London & South East Premier (up until 2016-17 known as National League 3 London & South East) is a level five league in the English rugby union system. It is one of four leagues at this level, with its counterparts; South West Premier, Midlands Premier and North Premier. The format of the league was changed at the beginning of the 2009–10 season following re-organisation by the Rugby Football Union while the name change from National League 3 to Premier was introduced for the 2017-18 season to make it more obvious that it is a regional league. London & South East Premier is the highest regional rugby union league covering London and south east England. The club that finishes in first place is automatically promoted to National League 2 South. The runner-up meets the second placed team of South West Premier with the winner also gaining promotion. Relegated teams drop down to either London 1 North or London 1 South depending on location, and other factors such as the location of relegated and promoted teams in other divisions.
The London and Greenwich Railway (L&GR) was opened in London between 1836 and 1838.
The London Borough of Bexley is a London borough in south-east London, England.
The London Borough of Bromley is one of the 32 London boroughs that, along with the City of London, comprises Greater London.
The London Borough of Newham is a London borough formed from the former Essex county boroughs of West Ham and East Ham, within east London, the name being a portmanteau word reflecting its creation while combining the compass points of the old borough names.
London Bridge is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in Southwark, south-east London.
London Britannia Airport is a proposed six-runway airport to be built on an artificial island in the River Thames estuary to serve London, comparable to a similar approach taken with Hong Kong International Airport.
The London commuter belt is a metropolitan area that includes London and its surrounding commuter zone (the area in which it is practical to commute to work in London).
London Stansted Airport is an international airport located at Stansted Mountfitchet in the district of Uttlesford in Essex, northeast of Central London and from the Hertfordshire border.
London Thamesport is a small container seaport in the Port of London on the River Medway, serving the North Sea.
Victoria station, also known as London Victoria, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in Victoria, in the City of Westminster, managed by Network Rail.
The London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LCDR) was a railway company in south-eastern England created on 1 August 1859, when the East Kent Railway was given Parliamentary approval to change its name.
The Loose Stream sometimes called the River Loose or Langley Stream is a tributary of the River Medway notable for the number of watermills that it powered in its short length.
This is a list of people who have served as Lord-Lieutenant of Kent.
Lounge On The Farm is a music festival held annually at Merton Farm, Canterbury, Kent, which attracts thousands of visitors each year.
The Lower Greensand Group is a geological unit, which forms part of the underlying geological structure of southeast England.
London Luton Airport, previously called Luton International Airport, is an international airport located east of the town centre in the Borough of Luton in Bedfordshire, England, and is north of Central London.
Lydd is a town and electoral ward in Kent, England, lying on the Romney Marsh.
Lydd Airport is located northeast of the town of Lydd and south of Ashford in the district of Folkestone and Hythe within Kent, England.
Lympne, formerly also Lymne, is a village on the former shallow-gradient sea cliffs above the expansive agricultural plain of Romney Marsh in Kent.
The M2 is a motorway in Kent, England.
The M20 is a motorway in Kent, England.
The M25 or London Orbital Motorway is a motorway that encircles almost all of Greater London, England (with the exception of North Ockendon), in the United Kingdom.
The M26 is a motorway in Kent, England.
Maidstone is a large, historically important town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town.
Maidstone Grammar School (MGS) is a grammar school in Maidstone, England.
Maidstone United Football Club is a professional English football club based in Maidstone, Kent.
The original Maidstone United was an English football club from Maidstone, Kent, which existed from 1897 to 1992.
Margate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in Kent, England.
The Marlowe Theatre is a major 1,200-seat theatre in Canterbury, England.
Mary I (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558) was the Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death.
Mary Tourtel (born as Mary Caldwell on January 28, 1874 – die on March 15, 1948) was an English artist and creator of comic strip Rupert Bear.
The Mayor of London is the head of the executive body of the Greater London Authority.
Medway is a conurbation and unitary authority in Kent in the region of South East England.
The Medway Megaliths, sometimes termed the Kentish Megaliths, are a group of Early Neolithic chambered long barrows and other megalithic monuments located in the lower valley of the River Medway in Kent, South-East England.
A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) is a person who has been elected to serve as a popular representative in the European Parliament.
The Mesozoic Era is an interval of geological time from about.
Motorsport or motor sport is a global term used to encompass the group of competitive sporting events which primarily involve the use of motorised vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition.
A music festival is a community event oriented towards live performances of singing and instrument playing that is often presented with a theme such as musical genre (e.g., blues, folk, jazz, classical music), nationality, or locality of musicians, or holiday.
The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.
The National League, currently named the Vanarama National League for sponsorship reasons, is the top division of the National League in English football.
National League 1, (which was known before September 2009 as National Division Two), is the third level of domestic rugby union competition in England.
National League 2 South (known before September 2009 as National Division Three South) is a level four league in the English rugby union system.
The National League South, formerly Conference South (billed as The Vanarama National League South for sponsorship reasons), is one of the second divisions of the National League in England, immediately below the top division National League.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
The Nevill Ground is a cricket ground at Royal Tunbridge Wells in the English county of Kent.
The New Naturalist Library (also known as The New Naturalists) is a series of books published by Collins in the United Kingdom, on a variety of natural history topics relevant to the British Isles.
Non-League football describes football leagues played outside the top leagues of a country.
Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, (born 1 June 1935) is a British architect whose company, Foster + Partners, maintains an international design practice famous for high-tech architecture.
The Normans (Norman: Normaunds; Normands; Normanni) were the people who, in the 10th and 11th centuries, gave their name to Normandy, a region in France.
The North Downs are a ridge of chalk hills in south east England that stretch from Farnham in Surrey to the White Cliffs of Dover in Kent.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
Kent is a county in southeast England.
North Woolwich is a place in the London Borough of Newham, East London.
North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan county (or shire county) and larger ceremonial county in England.
Northfleet is a town in the Gravesham Borough of Kent.
An oast, oast house or hop kiln is a building designed for kilning (drying) hops as part of the brewing process.
Odo of Bayeux (died 1097), Earl of Kent and Bishop of Bayeux, was the half-brother of William the Conqueror, and was, for a time, second in power after the King of England.
Oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, jet fuel and fuel oils.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
An orchard is an intentional planting of trees or shrubs that is maintained for food production.
Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.
Paganism is a term first used in the fourth century by early Christians for populations of the Roman Empire who practiced polytheism, either because they were increasingly rural and provincial relative to the Christian population or because they were not milites Christi (soldiers of Christ).
The Paleolithic or Palaeolithic is a period in human prehistory distinguished by the original development of stone tools that covers c. 95% of human technological prehistory.
The Paleozoic (or Palaeozoic) Era (from the Greek palaios (παλαιός), "old" and zoe (ζωή), "life", meaning "ancient life") is the earliest of three geologic eras of the Phanerozoic Eon.
A paper mill is a factory devoted to making paper from vegetable fibres such as wood pulp, old rags and other ingredients.
The art, science, and technology of papermaking addresses the methods, equipment, and materials used to make paper and cardboard, these being used widely for printing, writing, and packaging, among many other purposes and useful products.
A parish council is a civil local authority found in England and is the first tier of local government.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
Pas-de-Calais is a department in northern France named after the French designation of the Strait of Dover, which it borders ('pas' meaning passage).
The Peasants' Revolt, also called Wat Tyler's Rebellion or the Great Rising, was a major uprising across large parts of England in 1381.
Penge was a civil parish and a local government district located to the southeast of London, England.
Philip John Algernon Sidney, 2nd Viscount De L'Isle, (born 21 April 1945) is a British peer and former soldier.
Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.
Pope Saint Gregory I (Gregorius I; – 12 March 604), commonly known as Saint Gregory the Great, Gregory had come to be known as 'the Great' by the late ninth century, a title which is still applied to him.
The Port of Dover is the cross-channel port situated in Dover, Kent, south-east England.
Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.
A printing press is a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium (such as paper or cloth), thereby transferring the ink.
In the UK, a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) (or Pupil Re-integration Unit in some Local Education Authorities) is an establishment maintained by a local authority which is specifically organised to provide education for children who are excluded, sick, or otherwise unable to attend a mainstream or special maintained school.
Queenborough is a small town on the Isle of Sheppey in the Swale borough of Kent in South East England.
Radio Sunlight is a community radio station serving the Medway towns in Kent, England.
The Raid on the Medway, during the Second Anglo-Dutch War in June 1667, was a successful attack conducted by the Dutch navy on English battleships at a time when most were virtually unmanned and unarmed, laid up in the fleet anchorages off Chatham Dockyard and Gillingham in the county of Kent.
The Railways Act 1921 (c. 55), also known as the Grouping Act, was an Act of Parliament enacted by the British government and intended to stem the losses being made by many of the country's 120 railway companies, move the railways away from internal competition and retain some of the benefits which the country had derived from a government-controlled railway during and after the Great War of 1914–1918.
The town of Rainham is a part of the Medway Towns conurbation, under the unitary authority of Medway, in South East England, and part of the ceremonial county of Kent.
Ramsgate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in east Kent, England.
The following is a list of recreational walks in Kent, England.
The Reformation (or, more fully, the Protestant Reformation; also, the European Reformation) was a schism in Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther and continued by Huldrych Zwingli, John Calvin and other Protestant Reformers in 16th century Europe.
The Regnenses, Regni or Regini were a British Celtic kingdom and later a civitas of Roman Britain.
Richard Dadd (1 August 1817 – 7 January 1886) was an English painter of the Victorian era, noted for his depictions of fairies and other supernatural subjects, Orientalist scenes, and enigmatic genre scenes, rendered with obsessively minuscule detail.
Richborough Castle contains the ruins of a Roman Saxon Shore fort, collectively known as Richborough Fort or Richborough Roman Fort.
The so-called Richter magnitude scale – more accurately, Richter's magnitude scale, or just Richter magnitude – for measuring the strength ("size") of earthquakes refers to the original "magnitude scale" developed by Charles F. Richter and presented in his landmark 1935 paper, and later revised and renamed the Local magnitude scale, denoted as "ML" or "ML".
The Ringlemere Gold Cup is a Bronze Age vessel found in the Ringlemere barrow near Sandwich in the English county of Kent in 2001.
The Darent is a Kentish tributary of the River Thames and takes the waters of the River Cray as a tributary in the tidal portion of the Darent near Crayford, as illustrated by the adjacent photograph, snapped at high tide.
The River Medway is a river in South East England.
The River Stour is the river in Kent, England that flows into the North Sea at Pegwell Bay.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
There are four rivers draining the county of Kent, England.
Rochester Bridge in Rochester, Medway was for centuries the lowest fixed crossing of the River Medway in South East England.
Rochester Castle stands on the east bank of the River Medway in Rochester, Kent, South East England.
Rochester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, is an English church of Norman architecture in Rochester, Kent.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Romney Marsh is a sparsely populated wetland area in the counties of Kent and East Sussex in the south-east of England.
The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (RH&DR) is a gauge light railway in Kent, England, operating steam and internal combustion locomotives.
A ropewalk is a long straight narrow lane, or a covered pathway, where long strands of material are laid before being twisted into rope.
Rosemary Clare Duffield (born 1 July 1971) is British Labour Party politician.
The Royal Military Canal is a canal running for between Seabrook near Folkestone and Cliff End near Hastings, following the old cliff line bordering Romney Marsh, which was constructed as a defence against the possible invasion of England during the Napoleonic Wars.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Royal Tunbridge Wells is a large affluent town in western Kent, England, around south-east of central London by road and by rail.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Rupert Bear is a children's comic strip character created by the English artist Mary Tourtel and first appearing in the Daily Express newspaper on 8 November 1920.
Sandown Castle was an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII in Sandown, Kent, between 1539 and 1540.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
A secondary modern school is a type of secondary school that existed throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, from 1944 until the 1970s under the Tripartite System and still persist in Northern Ireland, where they are usually referred to simply as Secondary schools, and in areas of England, such as Buckinghamshire (where they are referred to as community schools), Lincolnshire, Wirral Medway and Kent where they are called high schools.
Sevenoaks is a town and civil parish with a population of 29,506 situated south-east of London in western Kent, England.
Sevenoaks is a local government district in Kent, England, in the far west of the county.
Sheerness is a town beside the mouth of the River Medway on the north-west corner of the Isle of Sheppey in north Kent, England.
A ship of the line was a type of naval warship constructed from the 17th through to the mid-19th century to take part in the naval tactic known as the line of battle, in which two columns of opposing warships would manoeuvre to bring the greatest weight of broadside firepower to bear.
Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.
Shivering Sands Army Fort was a Maunsell army fort built near the Thames estuary for anti-aircraft defence.
A shopping mall is a modern, chiefly North American, term for a form of shopping precinct or shopping center, in which one or more buildings form a complex of shops representing merchandisers with interconnecting walkways that enable customers to walk from unit to unit.
Sittingbourne is an industrial town situated in the Swale district of Kent in south east England, from Canterbury and from London.
The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway in Kent is a narrow gauge heritage railway that operates from Sittingbourne to the banks of The Swale.
South East England is the most populous of the nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
South East England is a constituency of the European Parliament.
The South Eastern and Chatham Railway Companies Joint Management Committee (SE&CRCJMC),Awdry (1990), page 199 known as the South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SE&CR), was a working union of two neighbouring rival railways, the South Eastern Railway (SER) and London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LC&DR), which operated between London and south-east England.
The South Eastern Railway (SER) was a railway company in south-eastern England from 1836 until 1922.
South Eastern Trains, branded as Southeastern, was a publicly owned train operating company that operated the South Eastern Passenger Rail Franchise between November 2003, when it took over from Connex South Eastern, and 1 April 2006, when Southeastern began operating the new Integrated Kent franchise.
London & South Eastern Railway Limited, trading as Southeastern, is a British train operating company owned by the Anglo-French joint venture Govia that provides rail services in South East England.
The Southern Railway (SR), sometimes shortened to 'Southern', was a British railway company established in the 1923 Grouping.
The Spa Valley Railway (SVR) is a standard gauge heritage railway that runs from Tunbridge Wells West railway station in Tunbridge Wells to High Rocks, Groombridge, and Eridge, where it links with the Oxted Line.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Special education (also known as special needs education, aided education, exceptional education or Special Ed) is the practice of educating students with an IEP or Section 504 in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs.
St Augustine's Abbey was a Benedictine monastery in Canterbury, Kent, England.
The St Lawrence Ground is a cricket ground in Canterbury, Kent.
St Pancras railway station, also known as London St Pancras and officially since 2007 as St Pancras International, is a central London railway terminus located on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden.
Stass Paraskos (Στας Παράσκος; 17 March 1933 – 4 March 2014) was an artist from Cyprus, although much of his life was spent teaching and working in England.
A steward is an official who is appointed by the legal ruling monarch to represent them in a country, and may have a mandate to govern it in their name; in the latter case, synonymous with the position of regent, vicegerent, viceroy (for Romance languages), governor, or deputy (the Roman rector, praefectus or vicarius).
Stone is a village in the Dartford Borough of Kent.
The Strait of Dover or Dover Strait, historically known as the Dover Narrows (pas de Calais - Strait of Calais); Nauw van Kales or Straat van Dover), is the strait at the narrowest part of the English Channel, marking the boundary between the Channel and North Sea, separating Great Britain from continental Europe. The shortest distance across the strait,, is from the South Foreland, northeast of Dover in the English county of Kent, to Cap Gris Nez, a cape near to Calais in the French département of Pas-de-Calais. Between these points lies the most popular route for cross-channel swimmers. The entire strait is within the territorial waters of France and the United Kingdom, but a right of transit passage under the UNCLOS exists allowing unrestricted shipping. On a clear day, it is possible to see the opposite coastline of England from France and vice versa with the naked eye, with the most famous and obvious sight being the white cliffs of Dover from the French coastline and shoreline buildings on both coastlines, as well as lights on either coastline at night, as in Matthew Arnold's poem "Dover Beach".
A suffragan bishop is a bishop subordinate to a metropolitan bishop or diocesan bishop.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Sussex, from the Old English Sūþsēaxe (South Saxons), is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex.
Swale is a local government district with borough status in Kent, England and is bounded by Medway to the west, Canterbury to the east, Ashford to the south and Maidstone to the south west.
Swanley is a town and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England.
Swanscombe is a small town in the Dartford Borough of Kent.
Tectonic uplift is the portion of the total geologic uplift of the mean Earth surface that is not attributable to an isostatic response to unloading.
Teston /ˈtiːstən/ (The Place Names of Kent,Judith Glover,1976,Batsford.) is a village in the Maidstone District of Kent, England.
The Thames Estuary is the estuary in which the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea, in the south-east of Great Britain.
A new Thames Estuary Airport has been proposed at various times since the 1940s.
The Thames Gateway is an area of land stretching east from inner east London on both sides of the River Thames and the Thames Estuary.
Thames Hub Airport is a proposed platform-based hub airport located on the Isle of Grain in the Thames Estuary in Kent, whose development has been led by the architect Lord Foster.
Thanet is a local government district in Kent, England.
Aldington was the stronghold of The Aldington Gang, a band of smugglers roaming the Romney Marshes and shores of Kent.
The Canterbury Tales (Tales of Caunterbury) is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17,000 lines written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer between 1387 and 1400.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Maidstone Studios, formerly called TVS Television Centre, is the UK's largest independent television studio complex based at Vinters Park in Maidstone, Kent, UK.
The Swale is a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest which stretches from Sittingbourne to Whitstable in Kent.
Thomas Sidney Cooper (26 September 1803 – 7 February 1902) was an English landscape painter noted for his images of cattle and farm animals.
Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger (1521 – 11 April 1554) was an English politician and rebel leader during the reign of Queen Mary I; his rising is traditionally called "Wyatt's rebellion".
Tonbridge is a historic market town in the English county of Kent.
Tonbridge and Malling is an English local government district with borough status in Kent, England.
Tonbridge Juddians Rugby Football Club is an English rugby union team based in Tonbridge in Kent.
Tovil is a civil parish in the Borough of Maidstone, in Kent in the South East of England.
A town council, village council or rural council is a form of local government for small municipalities.
Tracey Emin, CBE, RA (born 3 July 1963) is an English contemporary artist known for her autobiographical and confessional artwork.
The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is a Eurosceptic and right-wing populist political party in the United Kingdom.
A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
The 2007 UK local government elections were held on 3 May 2007.
The 2013 United Kingdom local elections took place on Thursday 2 May 2013.
The University for the Creative Arts is a specialist art and design university in the south of England.
The University of Greenwich is a public and research university located in London, in the United Kingdom.
The University of Kent (formerly the University of Kent at Canterbury), abbreviated as UKC, is a semi-collegiate public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom.
Upnor Castle is an Elizabethan artillery fort located on the west bank of the River Medway in Kent.
The V-1 flying bomb (Vergeltungswaffe 1 "Vengeance Weapon 1")—also known to the Allies as the buzz bomb, or doodlebug, and in Germany as Kirschkern (cherrystone) or Maikäfer (maybug)—was an early cruise missile and the only production aircraft to use a pulsejet for power.
The Vale of Holmesdale is a comparatively narrow valley lying at the foot of the North Downs in Surrey and Kent, England.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Walmer Castle is an artillery fort originally constructed by Henry VIII in Walmer, Kent, between 1539 and 1540.
The Wantsum Channel was a strait separating the Isle of Thanet from the north-eastern extremity of the English county of Kent and connecting the English Channel and the Thames Estuary.
Walter "Wat" Tyler (died 15 June 1381) was a leader of the 1381 Peasants' Revolt in England. He marched a group of rebels from Canterbury to the capital to oppose the institution of a poll tax and demand economic and social reforms. While the brief rebellion enjoyed early success, Tyler was killed by officers loyal to King Richard II during negotiations at Smithfield, London.
A watermill or water mill is a mill that uses hydropower.
Watling Street is a route in England and Wales that began as an ancient trackway first used by the Britons, mainly between the areas of modern Canterbury and using a natural ford near Westminster.
The Weald is an area of South East England between the parallel chalk escarpments of the North and the South Downs.
Weald Clay or the Weald Clay Formation is a Lower Cretaceous sedimentary rock underlying areas of South East England.
The Wealden hall house is a type of vernacular medieval timber-framed hall house traditional in the south east of England.
West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove) to the east, Hampshire to the west and Surrey to the north, and to the south the English Channel.
Westerham is a town and civil parish in Kent, England, west of Sevenoaks.
The White Cliffs of Dover, part of the North Downs formation, is the name given to the region of English coastline facing the Strait of Dover and France.
Whitstable (locally) is a seaside town on the north coast of Kent in south-east England, 5 miles (8km) north of Canterbury and 2 miles (3km) west of Herne Bay.
William Caxton (c. 1422 – c. 1491) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer.
Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was a British novelist, playwright, and poet.
William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.
A windmill is a mill that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades.
The Women's County Championship, known since 2014 as the Royal London Women’s One-Day Cup,, England and Wales Cricket Board.
Woolwich is a district of south-east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Wrotham (pronounced) is a village on the Pilgrims' Way in Kent, at the foot of the North Downs.
Yalding is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Maidstone in Kent, England.
The 2007 Kent earthquake registered 4.3 on the Richter scale and struck south east Kent, South East England on 28 April 2007 at 07:18:12 UTC (08:18:12 local time), at a shallow depth of 5.3 km.
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