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Bank rescuer cashes out shares

OneSavings Bank's headquarters in Chatham Maritime

10 January 2018

The private equity group which saved the Kent Reliance has cashed out part of its investment.

Burger chain restaurants face closure

Byron Burger is restructuring its restaurant chain. Pic: Byron Burger

09 January 2018

A popular burger chain with restaurants in Kent is set to close as many as 20 branches as part of a restructuring plan.


Virgin's health service responds to tax claims

Gravesham Community Hospital, Bath Street, Gravesend

09 January 2018

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Care Services has defended itself after paying no corporation tax despite making £8m profit.


Record port traffic proves need for 'right' Brexit deal

The Port of Dover

09 January 2018

The boss of the largest port in Kent has signalled the need for a Brexit deal which keeps trade flowing after revealing record annual freight traffic.


Sales top £3.4bn at housebuilder

A Persimmon house at Timperley Place in Deal

09 January 2018

Persimmon increased revenues by 9% last year amid healthy demand in the housing sector.


Troubled nightspot gets new tenants

The Auction House in New Street

09 January 2018

New tenants have taken over a troubled town centre nightspot - and their plans for the site have been revealed.

Where's the cheapest fuel in Kent?

Prices at the pump are predicted to rise. Picture: Ryan McVay/Thinkstock

09 January 2018

Filling up your car is now the most expensive it has been for years, so here is where to go for the lowest prices.


Popular bar's future in doubt

Club Burrito

09 January 2018

The owner of a restaurant and bar will face a licensing hearing after police accused him of flouting regulations.


Fears over planned seafront development

Residents fear the road could be damaged by the vehicles travelling to the development. Pic: Peter Jackson Architects

09 January 2018

Residents fear damage to roads if "an out of character" seafront development gets the go-ahead.


Kent's gender pay gap

Six good causes have benefitted. Picture: iStock.com

08 January 2018

The difference between how much some firms pay male and female employees in the county has been revealed.


Energy drink sale restrictions

08 January 2018

One of the biggest supermarkets in the country is to stop selling high-caffeine drinks to children aged under 16.


Groombridge Place delays reopening by three months

Idyllic Groombridge Place

08 January 2018

A manor house in Tunbridge Wells has pushed its reopening date back by three months.

Crossrail extension 'a priority'

Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission chairman Sir John Armitt, right, is shown plans for Ebbsfleet Garden City by development corporation chief executive Ian Piper

08 January 2018

The new chairman of a commission aimed at growing the economy of north Kent has made assessing the case to bring Crossrail to the county a priority.

Workers face job losses at garden centre

The Wyevale garden centre

08 January 2018

Staff face losing their jobs when a garden centre closes this week to make way for a multimillion-pound junction.


Unique chance to work with gorillas or tigers

Western lowland gorillas

08 January 2018

Fancy getting up close and personal with magnificent gorillas or tigers? Here are two ways you could live your dream...


Golf club could be built over

Google Streetview of Mid-Kent Golf Club.

08 January 2018

A golf club is to hold a vote on its future in February as it considers selling off the 88-acre site to property developers.


Seafront plot on market for £1 million

The property enjoys breathtaking sea views

08 January 2018

This overgrown piece of land off a Kent beach could be the perfect spot for a seaside home - but it comes with a hefty price tag.


Shop's ghostly memories inspire comic book

24 St Margaret’s Street, Canterbury – the home of Superdry – is said to be haunted

07 January 2018

The tale of a ghost haunting staff at a clothing store has been immortalised in print.


McDonald's set to close

McDonald's in the Designer Outlet

06 January 2018

This McDonald's branch is set to close ... today.


Furious traders force emergency meeting with council

Martin Woods of Topps Jewellery. Picture: Chris Davey FM5040225

05 January 2018

Shop-keepers were left fuming today after a bungled road closure left them without any customers.

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