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Ramsgate's wartime tunnels set to re-open

A series of underground tunnels used during the war to shelter from German bombs are set to re-open for public view. The tunnels under Ramsgate were first opened 75 years ago by the Duke of Kent.

Ramsgate Tunnels: the inside story of the "town beneath a town"

It was one of Kent's best kept secrets, but during the war thousands of people took refuge from German bombs in a network of tunnels built in the cliffs under Ramsgate. After the war they were abandoned, until a group of enthusiasts decided to start a project to restore them.

They got funding from ITV's People's Millions for a feasibility study, and the rest is history. In just a matter of days, the public will be able to explore the " town beneath the town". Andrea Thomas was invited in to take a look around with local historian Ralph Hoult.

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