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Tesco Express rejected in "bottle-neck road"

E Cars 57-59 Luton High Street, Luton, Chatham where the Tesco Express was proposed

05 February 2015

A planning application for a convenience store has been rejected by councillors.


Goodbye Tesco - hello Poundland and Co-op

Poundland. Library image

02 February 2015

Budget retailer Poundland is moving into one of Medway's former Paul Simon stores which closed last year.


Tesco to close Kent branch

Tesco. Library image

28 January 2015

Tesco has announced it is to close a store in Kent, with the loss of 120 jobs.


The Bridal Boutique of Jules is a dream come true for Jeska

Jeska Hammond in her new bridal shop

25 January 2015

A new bridal boutique in Dover Road, Walmer, has now opened and owner Jeska is calling on all brides-to-be to make an appointment

Record year for Maidstone's shops

29 December 2014

Maidstone's lagging retail scene is back on track after a record year helped by celebrity guests.


Supermarket giant plans Island move

Phase two of the Neats Court development under construction in Queenborough.

23 December 2014

Up to 75 jobs could be created on Sheppey if proposals for a new store at Neats Court retail park get the go ahead.

Dame Kelly Holmes opens new cafe

Kelly Holmes at her newly opened Cafe 1809

12 December 2014

A new cafe has been opened in Hildenborough by former Olympian Dame Kelly Holmes.

Sainsbury's local store given go-ahead

An impression of what the front of the building will look like

11 December 2014

Plans to turn a well-known pub into a new Sainsbury's local store have been approved.

Father Christmas World officially opens

Father Christmas World 2015 was due to open, but plans have been scrapped

28 November 2014

A Christmas venue that was at the centre of a planning dispute has now officially opened its doors to visitors.


Support independent shops this Christmas

19 November 2014

Maidstone's small businesses have a range of Christmas offers to pull in the seasonal shoppers.


Pop-up Christmas shop

BBC's James Braxton opened the pop-up shop

27 October 2014

A new festive pop-up shop selling Christmas cards for local charities is now welcoming customers.

Co-op invests thousands

£430,000 has been invested into the Tonbridge Co-operative food store

27 October 2014

A Co-operative food store in Kent has had nearly £500,000 invested in it in a bid to create a better shopping experience.

Jamie Oliver restaurant given go-ahead

A Jamie's Italian is to open in Tunbridge Wells next week

24 October 2014

A planning application for a new Jamie's Italian restaurant has been given the green light by council planners.

Council rejects sports hub plans

Plans for a sports hub were turned down by councillors

22 October 2014

Councillors have voted to reject Mark Quinn's plans for a new sports hub and 570 homes in Herne Bay. But they voted to approve a new Sainsbury's store


New shops for Bluewater

Bill’s Restaurant has opened its doors at Bluewater

15 October 2014

New shops are set to open their doors at Bluewater ahead of Christmas including White Stuff next month.


Green party slam Sainsbury's plans

A Sainsbury's local store is set to be built on the site

12 October 2014

Members of a Green Party in Kent have hit out at plans for a Sainsbury's local store to be built on the site of a former pub.

Brewers hope to tap in on place in Good Beer Guide

Tony Williams of Musket Brewery

12 October 2014

Two new Maidstone breweries have been included in the Good Beer Guide 2015 for the first time.

Sorry Sevenoaks... no Poundworld

An M&S food hall is coming to Sittingbourne

10 October 2014

Plans for a Poundworld in the heart of Sevenoaks have fallen flat following the landlord's change of heart.


Sainsbury's set to take over pub

The Henry Simmonds pub in Borough Green

08 October 2014

A local pub is set to be transformed into a new Sainsbury's local store it has been revealed today.

New mobile app for shoppers

The Stamp It app is being used in Tunbridge Wells

06 October 2014

A new mobile phone application developed by a Kent resident allows shoppers to find parking, exclusive deals and discounts near-by.

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