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Ready to dive in to the Kent County Show? Picture: John Westhrop

04 July 2017

This year’s action-packed Kent County Show opens today: here's our guide to the highlights and everything you need to know.

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Hot new business opens in Medway

Michelle Sackey with some of her stock

02 July 2017

Serving the world's hottest chilli peppers, a one-of-a-kind cafe is opening in a Medway high street.

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Head out into the hedgerows of Kent

Try some foraging with the family

02 July 2017

The Garden of England is ripe for the picking this summer so here's some hints on foraging for your supper.

Community finally seals purchase of pub

Supporters to turn The Harrow Pub into a community pub gather outside the premises in Stockbury near Sittingbourne.

30 June 2017

Villagers who joined forces in an effort to buy their local pub have finally completed its purchase.

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Pub refurb offers new dining experience

The Jenny Wren pub and restaurant in Sittingbourne has reopened after a three-week refurbishment project.

29 June 2017

A popular pub and restaurant has reopened following a major three-week revamp.

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This is not just any food hall...

The M&S Foodhall store at the Warren Retail Park in Ashford

28 June 2017

A new food store has opened its doors to customers today, nearly a year after it was first revealed.

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Family fills gap in market with coffee shop and deli

Diana and Barbara Clapinski.

28 June 2017

A new coffee shop and deli has opened in what used to be a hair salon.

Kent set to get its first Taco Bell

27 June 2017

There are only 17 Taco Bell restaurants across the country, compared to almost 6,000 in the US, but the 18th is set to open right here.

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Serving up some summer surprises

The Milk House at Sissinghurst

26 June 2017

He's under 30 but head chef Joshua Price brings a decade of experience as he serves up some new summer sizzlers at his new kitchen in Kent.

Lineker tucks in at award-winning pub

Gary Lineker at The Sportsman with sous chef Joe McMahan

22 June 2017

Football star Gary Lineker ditched the crisps and tucked into a meal at a gastropub just hours before it was named best in the country.

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Domino's Pizza confirm store opening

Credit: Domino's Pizza Group Ltd.

21 June 2017

The newest branch of the pizza takeaway chain is set to open in August.

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Pick your perfect picnic spot for the summer

Try picnicking at Knole in Sevenoaks

15 June 2017

Summer’s officially here so grab your blankets and baskets and head out to enjoy some alfresco fun across the county.

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Kent micropub trail unveiled

Take a look at our list

14 June 2017

A special guide has been created to highlight some of the county's best watering holes within a 10 minute walk of a train station.

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Whoppers delivered to your home

The team at Burger King will be happy to take your delivery order.

12 June 2017

If you love burgers this news could be right up your street.

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Take your pick of the season's first fruit

Tuck in at Brogdale's Strawberry Festival Picture: Chris Davey

06 June 2017

There's some tasty treats for fruit lovers as the home of the National Fruit Collection opens its doors for its annual Strawberry Fair.

Step out for a fabulous food festival

Families and friends are invited to the KM Charity Walk 2017 followed by garden party and food festival at the finish line.

06 June 2017

Enjoy a tasty food festival and garden party at the finish line of the family-friendly KM Charity Walk being staged this month.

Have you had your chips?

Fish and chips by the sea side

02 June 2017

Celebrate one of the nation's favourite dishes on National Fish and Chip Day.

Brewer opens store

Shepherd Neame has opened a pop-up shop at Bluewater

26 May 2017

A beer and pub company has opened a temporary shop in the county's largest shopping centre.

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Say cheers to English Wine Week

The Mount Vineyard in Shoreham

26 May 2017

Vineyards across Kent are raising a glass to English Wine Week: here's our guide to the rise and rise of winemaking in the county.

Bank holiday weekend treat for burger lovers

Gourmet Burger Kitchen is set to open in Maidstone's Lockmeadow

25 May 2017

Hotly-anticipated chain Gourmet Burger Kitchen will open in a Kent town ahead of the bank holiday weekend, creating 25 jobs.

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