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Creditors are expected to accept a deal at a meeting on August 4

Chaucer Technology School

Originally revealed in our sister title Kent on Sunday, the university will now vie with neighbouring Barton Court which is also hoping to open a free school there

Ian Driver is campaigning against live exports

Exporters are on an accelerated timetable as Britain continues to negotiate its exit from the EU

Park Mall

One year on, and local authority says traders and thriving and footfall is on the rise


RiverOak was also forced this week to quash rumours it is planning 18 flights per night at the airport


A public inquiry is set to be launched into plans to change the use of buildings on the site to non-aviation uses


Bluetongue is a non-contagious, insect-borne, viral disease that affects the reproduction of sheep

Open-top buses are returning to Thanet

Open-top buses are returning to the district for the first time in nearly 25 years

The commission is charged with developing a vision and delivery plan for north Kent, south Essex and east London,

The Thames Estuary regions stretches from Canary Wharf to Thanet

Danny Lucas, creator of LitterGram

Owner Danny Lucas has launched a #LOVEKENT #HATELITTER campaign on social media

Ian Driver is campaigning against live exports

Ian Driver expects up to three shipments per week at the port until late September

Love Your Garden. Photo: Laura Anstiss

The programme sets out to transform underwhelming gardens into beautiful, tranquil and creative spaces where the owners can relax and recuperate

The commission is charged with developing a vision and delivery plan for north Kent, south Essex and east London,

Members of the commission went on their first fact-finding trip recently

Kent County Show review images. All Andy Archer

HRH The Duke of Kent was among those in attendance


Four planning applications to change the use of buildings on the site to non-aviation uses were set to be heard on Wednesday

Tom Molloy at Sir Roger Manwoods School

South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay has supported the donation to Sir Roger Manwood’s School

Kent County Show 2016

Speaking at the Kent County Show, Phil Hogan said “we all need to make the best of it”

Rochester Airport

The council claims it still needs a further £3.7million in funding

Roy Hodgson Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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£12m bridge connecting Ebbsfleet International and garden city

The 40m-long structure will run from Springhead Park to Station Access Road once it opens early in 2019

Operation Stack

Stanford residents and councillors, CPRE, FTA, KCC and Folkestone and Hythe MP Damian Collins have all reacted to the news

Clive Stevens, chair of Turner Contemporary

His appointment has been approved by the board after surprise resignation for ‘personal reasons’

Joe Stoyles

Joe Stoyles, 28, juggles his time between the football pitch, the Canada Farm Kennels business he owns and the poker table

Paul Carter

Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Shepway and Thanet in early talks to merge

Proposed development on the former Gravesend hospital site

NHS Property Services wants to create a modern, mixed-use development in Gravesend

Kingsnorth Power Station

A controlled detonation of a coal bunker bay is to take place at 10.30am on Thursday

Ian Stewart,  station director at Dungeness B

He replaces Martin Pearson who is taking over the running of a different company

File photo dated 11/06/15 of a Southern rail train, as the Government has given an under-fire rail company permission to introduce an emergency timetable allowing them to cancel another 350 trains a day, it has been claimed. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday July 4, 2016. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union said it was given the figures at a meeting with company officials from Govia Thameslink, which runs Southern Railway. See PA story INDUSTRY Rail. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Firm operates a number of services into and out of Kent stations

Dreamland, Margate. Credit: Visit Kent

Photographs will form the backbone of a major summer advertising campaign in and around London

Elwick Place cinema plans in Ashford

Movie goers in the town are set to be spoilt for choice with two major developments

Worker inspecting valve for filtering water

Work is set to begin in July

Petrol pump

Cranbrook-based Fair Fuel UK upbeat over future outside of Europe

The Sportsman

The Sportsman in Whitstable has been named number one by Restaurant Magazine


The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) estimates that a further 40,819 seasonal workers are needed every year in England to help grow, harvest and pack

Shepherd Neame's empire is growing

Brings total number of pubs to 335. An additional pub as part of the deal with Enterprise Inns is expected to be concluded soon

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