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Homebase on the brink as Aussie owners seek exit

Homebase on the brink as Aussie owners seek exit

23 May 2018

Hundreds of jobs across the county could be at risk amid reports the parent company of DIY giants Homebase and Bunnings could be set to pull the plug.

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Seaside visitors face parking misery over the bank holiday weekend

Seaside visitors face parking misery over the bank holiday weekend

22 May 2018

Emergency safety work has closed a popular seafront car park for up to five weeks.

Minister limits 'crack cocaine' gambling machines

Minister limits 'crack cocaine' gambling machines

17 May 2018

Fixed-odds betting terminals will have their maximum stakes limited to £2 in a crackdown on harm caused by excessive gambling.

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Mothercare to close 50 stores

Mothercare to close 50 stores

17 May 2018

Uncertainty hangs over the future of Kent staff at Mothercare after the troubled retailer announced plans to close 50 stores.

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Major fashion and lifestyle store opens at Bluewater

Major fashion and lifestyle store opens at Bluewater

16 May 2018

A Scandinavian brand launched in the UK with stores in Covent Garden and Regent Street is coming to Kent.

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Food giant expands Kent base with new office

Food giant expands Kent base with new office

15 May 2018

Food firm expands its footprint with 'multi-functional' office.

Food factory delight as financial report cooks up positive future

Food factory delight as financial report cooks up positive future

15 May 2018

Firm behind one of a Kent town's most famous factories reports strong annual revenues.

Uncertainty for Kent jobs at Poundworld

Uncertainty for Kent jobs at Poundworld

12 May 2018

Thousands of jobs could be in doubt at high street retailer Poundworld after the discount store was put up for sale.

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Town prepares to welcome new supermarket

Town prepares to welcome new supermarket

09 May 2018

Sponsored editorial: Big packs and even bigger deals are being promised at The Food Warehouse.

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High streets minister backs town centre 'rejuvenation'

High streets minister backs town centre 'rejuvenation'

04 May 2018

Minister was given a tour of the town centre to see how partnerships between council and traders was paying off

Question mark over Kent's House of Fraser stores

Question mark over Kent's House of Fraser stores

02 May 2018

Department store House of Fraser has confirmed it will close shops as part of a restructuring.

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Car firm offers robot help as it opens UK first at Bluewater

Car firm offers robot help as it opens UK first at Bluewater

02 May 2018

German manufacturer opens first UK store of its kind at the north Kent shopping complex.

New Poundland opened by TOWIE star

New Poundland opened by TOWIE star

27 April 2018

Kent's latest Poundland store was opened today by a star from The Only Way is Essex.

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Ghosts of Kent's business past

Ghosts of Kent's business past

27 April 2018

Troubles have hit a host of top brands like Toys R Us, Maplin and Carpetright but Kent has a long history of big companies which have disappeared.

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TOWIE star set to open Poundland

TOWIE star set to open Poundland

24 April 2018

A star from The Only Way Is Essex is set to open Kent's newest Poundland store.

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Pilot scheme to boost business extended after success

Pilot scheme to boost business extended after success

24 April 2018

Six firms have benefited so far - now another 10 will get chance to grow

Top salon moves out of town centre mall

Top salon moves out of town centre mall

23 April 2018

Hair salon Rush moves its county town outlet

What a nifty idea to feed people...

What a nifty idea to feed people...

23 April 2018

A revolution in food shopping could soon be hitting more of our towns.

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Town centre cinema and leisure complex takes stride forward

Town centre cinema and leisure complex takes stride forward

20 April 2018

Topping out ceremony takes place on multi-million pound development as opening date nears

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Kent firm makes four-foot-tall trophy

Kent firm makes four-foot-tall trophy

17 April 2018

A firm from Kent has been showing off a giant trophy it was tasked with making for one of the biggest games in motorsport.

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