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MyFerryLink ferry. Pic by Roel Hemkes

Industrial action follows last week’s travel chaos

Pentland Homes

The Kent builder is proposing a new mixed use development with homes, business spaces and a restaurant

House building is growing

The report shows strong levels of growth this year

Gravesend High Street

Throughout July the team will promote Independent Retailer Month 2015

Small businesses in Kent are confident of growth

The group has released its second quarter report, the Small Business Index

Plans for the redevelopment of the Western Docks at the Port of Dover

The port says it is delivering on its promise to create 600 new jobs in the area

Paul Carter

Kent County Council says it will help with economic growth

One of the DFDS fleet

News follows day of strike action in Calais

Craig Mackinlay during his visit to Discovery Park

The MP said that the site had thrived over the last three years

People mix at the business evening in the airport

He made the announcement at a recent evening event

Discovery Park

The organisation launches today at its base in Discovery Park

MyFerryLink ferry. Pic by Roel Hemkes

Cross-Channel changes as Eurotunnel looks to sells boats to rival operator after long-running competition saga

Bluewater Hackett

The new 2,701 sq ft shop will feature the retailers full range

Dover town Burlington House

DDS Demolition is due to demolish tower block Burlington House

Kevin Gaskell will be the headline speaker at the event

The event will be officially opened by Ashford MP Damian Green

Adam Henson (BBC)

Organisers to welcome host of leading names in the world of agriculture, for the eagerly-anticipated annual event at the Kent Showground, Detling

Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

They will be held on the last Friday of each month.

Protesters at Manston airport

Latest twist in the saga of the Thanet airfield following meeting by MPs at the Department of Transport

Ardo's warehouse in Charing

The two companies will now have a combined turnover of over £80 million

Port of Dover

The port says that hauliers deserve to be able to go about their business safely

Kent County Show

The winner will get a boost with a free trade stand

University of Kent

Almost 13,200 jobs are created by the two universities according to the new research

Park Mall

Council leader Gerry Clarkson said town’s had to ‘adapt and evolve’ in order to be successful

Post Office

Canterbury MP Julian Brazier says it’s good news, but that a long term solution still needs to be found


Business Fridays says it needs the new house to respond to growing demand for free range eggs

Law books stock picture

Nicola August will sit on the Court of Protection’s Panel of Deputies for another 10 year term

Cummins Power Generation

The group says new jobs will be created as a result

Farthingloe Pic: Paul Wells

Countryside campaign group CPRE Kent say the council acted unlawfully by giving the development the green light

HSBC  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

The banking giant has dozens of branches scattered across Kent


Ferry operators are warning that ships are unable to dock when they reach Calais

John Heggs

John Heggs worked on 2012 Olympic village

One of the DFDS fleet

Eurotunnel said it had to sell up as the ‘conditions necessary to develop freely did not exist’

They lent more in May than they have in their five year history.

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