Platinum Jubilee: Queen’s ‘stoicism’ after Prince Philip’s death was ‘flawless’, Archbishop of Canterbury says | UK News

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said the Queen’s stoic example to the country after Prince Philip’s death was “flawless” – and revealed he was “terrified” preaching before her for the first time. Justin Welby told Sky News’ Kay Burley the Queen shows “courage, but also a complete lack of self-pity”, which is what the public … Read more

Automatic anti-terror bollards in Canterbury have IMPALED 79 vehicles since they were installed

Bollards have impaled almost 80 cars, including a police vehicle, in Canterbury after they were fitted as an anti-terrorist device. The 3ft tall bollards, which were installed in the city center and suddenly rise up out of the road surface, have backfired with motorists – including the police – facing hefty repair bills. They were … Read more

Archbishop presents The Queen with Canterbury Cross for ‘unstinting service’ to Church of England

[Images courtesy of PA Media] The Archbishop of Canterbury has presented HM The Queen with a special ‘Canterbury Cross’ for Her Majesty’s ‘unstinting’ service to the Church of England over seventy years. The Archbishop made the presentation during an audience with Her Majesty at Windsor Castle today. The Canterbury Cross was given to The Queen … Read more

The secrets of Norwich’s ‘Stonehenge’

“When you’re working on the dig, modern life falls away and you’re left imagining just how magical this landscape would have looked,” archaeologist Andy Hutcheson tells me. “People are fascinated by Arminghall, it’s a combination of the mystery and the sheer age of this site: it’s a spectacular place.” Volunteers at work at the Arminghall … Read more

Canterbury Cricket Week: CEO Review

Following a request for Members to submit questions in place of the Member’s Forum, the first key topic to be addressed by Kent Cricket CEO Simon Storey, is the role of Canterbury Cricket Week in the Kent Cricket calendar. “Canterbury Cricket Week is an important part of the fabric of our game, especially in Kent. … Read more

A beautiful Grade II listed home near Bath that is on the open market for the first time in its history

Lullington House is a true Somerset idyll, located near the World Heritage City of Bath and surrounded by nine acres of beautiful gardens and grounds. There are a few staple ingredients that help to create an exceptional country house. Mix one part idyllic location — in the case of Lullington House, that’s 10 miles south … Read more

The Korean Cowgirl in Canterbury closes after ‘clerical error’ meant it could not serve alcohol

A hugely popular restaurant has suddenly closed following an “innocent clerical error” which meant it could not serve alcohol. The Korean Cowgirl launched in Palace Street, Canterbury, six years ago and is known for its fusion of oriental cuisine with Texas-style BBQ food. The Korean Cowgirl in Canterbury But bosses have confirmed they have shut … Read more