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It says that it has been handling record volumes of freight to help clear the backlog which has been caught up in Operation Stack

Ed Bembridge, operations manager at Priority Freight

Ed Bembridge, operations manager for Dover based business Priority Freight gives his opinion on the recent traffic trouble the county has experienced.

Businesses in the county are getting better access to fire experts Pic: KFRS

Kent fire service opened the event which was held in Maidstone

Nick Boles MP

Business minister Nick Boles has said he’s on the side of hard working people

Jonathon Gordon

Air charter company World Executive Airways says traffic trouble has given its service a boost

Bluewater

The shopping centre says it hopes to continue its strong growth

Operation Stack on the M20

The group says it has had a severe effect on businesses across the country

The Furley Page family law team

Solicitor Laura Sinclair joins the five-strong team as a permanent member

Julian Brazier harvesting blackcurrants

The MP was promoting the work of Kent’s farmers

The new Quantum apprentice Beverley Southern with managing director Charlie Vavasour

It comes as Government gears up push for apprentice creation with new Apprenticeship Delivery Board

Eurotunnel

The cross-Channel rail operator has made an overall profit of €39 million during the first six months this year

The VEX Robotics programme

National Grid will be running the programme at four schools across the county

What the site could look like

A town centre cinema could be on the cards

Eurostar

Sales were also strong for the cross-Channel rail service, with growth of 1.5 per cent compared to the same period in 2014

Broadband

Businesses can apply for up to £3,000 for better broadband

Margate will benefit from the new money from Government

The cash will help kick-start regeneration

Nick Sanson and Graham Razey

The council leader said that education was key to improving the county’s future by creating a ‘skilled and motivated workforce’

Dealing screen Pic: Simon Dewhurst Photography Limited

The acquisition expands Redmayne-Bentley’s Kent offices to two

Ashford International railway station

The town is set to benefit with an extra 1,000 jobs being created as a result of the new signals

The Kent County Show in Maidstone

Annual showcase at the Detling showground pulled in huge crowds - despite the shadow of Operation Stack hanging over the opening day.

Rail

Train firm says offer will apply to all single and return tickets purchased via its own website. Offer starts today and runs until end of August.

Kent Invicta Chamber B2B business conference and exhibition

The keynote speech was given by Kevin Gaskell who has led luxury car brands BMW and Porsche

The E-FAN electric powered aircraft

It flew from London Ashford Airport before landing safely in Calais

Paramount - Myth, legends

Pocket of land of former landfill site and sports ground is a key stepping stone towards creation of project

Plans for the regeneration of Folkestone

The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust will be funding the large new redevelopment

Port of Dover

Tim Waggott fiercely critical of French strikes which ground Dover to Calais services to a halt last week

MP for Chatham and Aylesford, Tracey Crouch (Conservative)

It is being spearheaded by the FSB and charity Young Enterprise

Trevor Hoyle, Federal Express

The businesses are now considered a ‘driving force’ in improving the economy

The proposed development, Nepicar Park in Wrotham

Gallagher Properties have been given planning permission for up to 11 new business units near Wrotham

The site for the Ebbsfleet garden city,

The corporation is set to drive the creation of a new 15,000 home garden city

MyFerryLink ferry. Pic by Roel Hemkes

DFDS says that it still plans to take over two former MyFerryLink boats tomorrow

Kingsnorth Power Station.

Controlled explosion will bring the curtain down on landmark which closed down in 2013...big crowds expected to watch

Richard Colley of UKTI; David Fitzsimmons, incoming chairman of Locate in Kent; Warwick Morris, outgoing chairman of Locate in Kent; Paul Wookey, chief executive of Locate in Kent; and Mark Dance, Kent County Council cabinet member for economic development

The remarks were made during Locate in Kent’s summer event

The new Submarine Aquatics store in Challock

The new Submarine Aquatics store opened its doors for the first time last weekend

Kelly Holmes

The Olympic champion says sport is similar to business in many ways

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