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Operations at Kent Potato Company will be shifted to sites in Cambridgeshire and Scotland

Managing director Giedre Brandao and her team with the crystal bowl they were preseted with by the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L’Isle MBE.

The company received the visit after winning a Queen’s Award earlier in the year

The cost could stifle the growth of smaller businesses

Aerial view of the planned site for the London Paramount resort

The opening date of the London Paramount resort has now been pushed back to 2021 - two years after its originally planned date.

David Fitzsimmons

The Bromley born former BP vice president says he’s eager to get to work

Plans for the new High Street

Six weeks in, and work is progressing on the transformation project in town centre

Expansion plans

It was unanimously approved at a planning committee meeting last night.

Richard Hicks

Richard Hicks takes on the task of spearheading the many regeneration projects in the area

Jonathan Neame

The company announced its full year results today

Roland Eglinton

Chalkwell has pumped £50,000 into bringing the fast pay system to its fleet of coaches

Royal Victoria Place shopping centre, royal tunbridge wells

The town will be holding a range of festive events to draw in shoppers

Partner at the firm, Kevin Denny, with the award

Martin Tolhurst law firm won the LFS Conveyancer of the Year Award for the London and south east region

Operation Stack on the M20

This year the emergency measures have been used a total of 32 times, bringing the county grinding to a halt

Biddenden's new mead

The company is now brewing Kentish mead after TV show Game of Thrones popularised the beverage

Locate in Kent has chosen International House for its new base

The inward investment organisation said the town offered great transport links and further development potential

Operation Stack

Matthew Balfour said that KCC wouldn’t spend taxpayers cash without assurance it would get paid back by the treasury

The River Medway in Rochester

The illegal waste tipping operation was uncovered during an Environment Agency investigation

MyFerryLink ferry. Pic by Roel Hemkes

Rodin and Berlioz boats will now undergo major repairs following £2m of damage caused

Bewl Water

Tunbridge Wells firm takes over the tourist hot-spot with deal set to be completed in January

The port has received a big boost

The port will share a slice of £104 million to support the Dover Western Dock redevelopment

Dover's Eastern Docks

It’s the highest number the cross-Channel operator has carried since 2003

The 'vision' for Rochester Riverfront

The multi-million pound development could provide over 1,000 new houses


The business says that fraudsters are getting increasingly sophisticated

Tonbridge council chiefs to consider town's future strategy

Public will be ‘surprised’ says senior council figure at some of those put forward

Henry Surtees Foundation Charity Karting drivers and John Surtees

Long time manager Chris Pullman is set to leave at the end of September

English money

Some businesses are owed up to £400,000 with over a quarter saying late payments have pushed them toward closure

Dungeness B

The station’s owner EDF Energy has spent over £30 million on the planned programme

Darren Rigden

The changes will make it less likely for small businesses to convert to limited company status

Employment law is changing

Issues such as the new national living wage are likely to have a serious impact on businesses in the county

Eurostar breaks record for largest number of passengers ever carried in one month with over one million passengers

The cross-Channel passenger service is also expecting a busy August as people make the most of the bank holiday

Sam Dondi-Smith

Sam Dondi-Smith needs Kent to back him after being shortlisted in the TalkTalk digital awards

Swale heating

The company has won work to carry out the estate agent’s gas safety checks

The Hand in Hand Foundation

The Furley Page solicitor will attempt the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge


The Dartford developer has also grown its landbank of building plots which have consents

big Motoring World

The company says it could create an extra 300 jobs over the next four years

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