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New Aircraft Hanger at Biggin Hill Airport.

The event will provide opportunities to make contacts and exchange ideas

Grain Power Station

Standing two-and-a-half times the height of Big Ben, the 244m chimney will be blown up at 11am on Wednesday, September 7

The scene on the M20 motorway after a lorry hit a motorway bridge, causing it to collapse. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The bridge was struck by a digger being transported on the back of a lorry on Saturday

Titanic exhibition

It was only the exhibition’s second opening in the UK and its first in Kent

Gravesend's market pictured in August 2016

Find out the numbers behind the £1.8million refurbishment project

Petrol pump

FairFuelUK is widely accredited with stopping more than £57 billion of fuel duty being levied on businesses and the public since 2011

Dreamland, Margate

The work, which is backed by a successful Coastal Communities Fund bid secured in 2014, is set to start on site with immediate effect

George Cohen. Photo: Christophe95

He will be joined by local MP Greg Clark at Langton Green CSA on September 3

Green MEP Keith Taylor with a protester in Ramsgate

The Kent Against Live Exports group are planning a demonstration in Ramsgate on Saturday

Tunbridge Wells BHS branch in the Royal Victoria Place shopping centre

The Tunbridge Wells chain is amongst the retailer’s 57 remaining branches

Southeastern's high-speed service

Top flight football is now closer to the county than ever before, courtesy of Southeastern’s highspeed trains


The MP believes the project would ‘scar’ the east Kent skyline

Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm

Augmented reality game is getting people out and about more

Kings Arms in Elham. Photo: Google

The Kings Arms in Elham has been run by its current owners for more than 13 years

Toby with Krisha White, manager of the Meeting Place coffee shop

Toby Sears was just 13 when he achieved a Food Hygiene Rate of 5 for his business

Dreamland at dusk

The Margate theme park has endured a turbulent year, with its operator falling into administration

Operation Stack

Find out where you can view the plans for the £250m lorry park

W J King celebrates Motability award

Awards recognise those who provide a high level of service

Cobbs Wood, Ashford

Council welcomes plans which will create 200 jobs in the borough


Eurostar rail workers will launch a four-day strike today in a dispute over work/life balance.


Industrial action plagues some of the county’s key transport routes


Action is due to begin this Friday unless a settlement can be reached


The RMT union and GTR, which runs Southern, have both outlined proposals


The strike is scheduled to take place from Monday to Friday


Keith Taylor, Green MEP, says it is ‘tantamount to bribery’

The Goods Shed, Canterbury

County’s ever increasing reputation for top quality restaurants is failing to slow down as the lastest survey ranks a host as among the very best in all of the south east of England. What do you think?

Scenic Railway, Dreamland

A recent report confirmed a sale of the business and assets is likely to be the eventual outcome

Leeds Castle

Locations used in the production included Canterbury, Maidstone river path and County Hall, Leeds Castle, Aylesford, and The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Operation Stack

The Tunbridge Wells-based Freight Transport Association is calling on the Jungle camp to be moved away from the port to protect drivers


Southern has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks following a row with the RMT union and a reduced timetable

Former Royal Mail site in Maidstone

Maidstone Borough Council and Kent County Council see the site as key in unlocking the potential transformation of the area

Back in May it was reported that Locate in Kent helped to bring 46 companies to the region between April 2015 and 2016

Cycling protest

Campaigners will visit arms factory throughout the county this weekend

dreamland at dusk

A crunch meeting with creditors takes place on Thursday

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