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Homes replace cement works in £75m scheme

St Andrews Park, Halling.

28 August 2013

Redrow to unveil a £75 million housing development on former cement works site

Is top pub chain set for Sheerness?

A mock-up of how a Wetherspoon pub may look at the former Brittain & Hobbs electrical shop

23 August 2013

News that a national pub chain has its eye on an empty Sheerness shop has been met with mixed reactions.

Businesswoman could be forced to close her shop

Ann Burbidge at her shop Crafts4U in Hope Street, Sheerness

19 August 2013

A businesswoman fears she is going to have to shut down her shop as not enough people are aware it exists.

£30m to be ploughed in to dilapidated town centre building

Planning permission has been approved for the development of the Powerhub building on St Peter's Street

16 August 2013

The rundown Powerhub building in Maidstone is set for a facelift as part of a major £30m scheme that could bring 350 jobs plus a supermarket.

Quick to use new fast food store

MD Andy Purnell and staff at the new KFC, Neats Court

16 August 2013

Dozens of hungry Islanders made sure they were in the queue as the first business at the £30m Neats Court retail park opened its doors.

1,000 apply for 125 jobs at new store

How the John Lewis at Home in Ashford will look

14 August 2013

More than 1,000 jobseekers have applied for work at the new John Lewis department store preparing to open in Ashford.

Kent Police close recruitment for new officers

05 August 2013

The police ended their five day recruitment for new officers on Friday, August 2.

Job-creation group’s record under attack

The Eurokent site off New Haine Road in Thanet

30 July 2013

A councillor has claimed a group set up to bring jobs and investment to Thanet six years ago has failed to create a single role.

Kent Police opens recruitment for new officers

Kent Police has been to court to ask for more time to probe election expenses

29 July 2013

Kent Police have started recruitment for new officers.

Jobs on the menu as new restaurants take shape

26 July 2013

American-themed diner plus a new KFC franchise to serve up a jobs boost in Medway.

Locate in Kent targets overseas businesses to create jobs

Paul Wookey, Locate in Kent chief executive

26 July 2013

Locate in Kent, the investment promotion group, has appointed three agencies to find foreign companies to move to or expand in the county

Shake up plan for NHS admin jobs

Paul Bentley, the trust's head of workforce and communications

22 July 2013

Hospital clerical staff left facing job changes as Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust looks to cut costs.

Telecomms entrepreneur invests £50,000 in serviced offices

Neville Sears in Sears Business Centre

21 July 2013

Entrepreneur backs Sears Business Centre to be home to 60 jobs in Sittingbourne


More than 100 new jobs at John Lewis

How the John Lewis at Home in Ashford will look

17 July 2013

John Lewis has begun the search for 125 "partners" to work at its newest store in Ashford.

Jobless toll falls by 1,500

The county's dole queues have shrunk

17 July 2013

The number of people on the dole queue in Kent has tumbled by more than 1,500, figures out today reveal.

Career expo brings instant results

Laura Sandys and Minister for Employment Mark Hoban at the jobs fair

09 July 2013

Job seeker lands a new career after just 30 minutes of the Thanet Jobs Fair

Ex-army woman is new John Lewis boss

Glynis Gunning-Stevenson has been appointed branch manager of Ashford's new John Lewis store

03 July 2013

A former army officer has been appointed as the branch manager of the John Lewis store being built in Ashford

Car remanufacturer to create apprenticeships

Apprentices at work

03 July 2013

Rochester company BBA Reman, which is based in Stirling Park, Laker Road, is recruiting 10 apprentices.

Hundreds of staff hired at chaos-hit NHS phone line

Library picture

26 June 2013

Catastrophic failures of the 111 NHS line in Kent have led to 200 extra staff taken on to cope with the huge demand, it's been revealed.

Companies remain committed to Chatham Docks project

An artist's impression of the first phase of Chatham Docks, which included a supermarket, petrol station, pub and park

26 June 2013

The two companies key to delivering 3,500 jobs at Chatham Docks have said they remain committed to the project, despite it receiving a setback.

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