Section: Kent

Everything with a Kent-based theme

Election Splits from kick in the Pantiles

Martin Brice

  “Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells” is likely to be in the eye of a storm.“Disgusted” not only ended two decades of Conservative majority control but set the stage for an unprecedented year that will be either confrontational or chaotic – possibly both. The recent local government elections have created a split Council. Voters can be […]

Hell in my Head, by John F Bennett

Hugh Riddell
hell in my head

Hugh Riddell reviews John Bennett’s, ‘Hell in my Head’, a poignant novel that addresses the distress caused by military conflict and war; many of Bennett’s own family also suffered from physical and mental health issues after the Second World War

Ancient Syria in Kent village

Ancient Syria in the heart of Kent?

Diana Darke
stained glass

Diana Darke writes about stained glass at Brabourne having possible Syrian roots; skilled craftsmen who created stained glass, were often taken prisoner by Norman Crusader knights and brought to Europe.