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Local Newspaper President Dies

Edwin Boorman passed away peacefully aged 76 Credit: Kent Messenger

Edwin Boorman, president of the family-owned KM Group in Kent has passed away after a short illness, aged 76.

He was awarded an OBE for his services to the Royal British Legion, and was a former Lord Lieutenant for Kent.

Colleagues say he was "a great figure with a passion for local journalism."

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