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Kent walk first in UK to be captured on Google Trekker

A Google camera

25 March 2016

People can now enjoy this famous Kent trail virtually as it becomes the UK's first to be captured using Google's Street View-style Trekker.

Takeover that’s hoping to bear fruit

A lab at East Malling Research, now known as NIAB EMR, where scientists are developing the next generation of food technology

16 March 2016

Economies of scale will save a crop research institute from future threats of closure but its new owner admits there will be short-term job losses.

Pirates of the Caribbean star voices bomb ship documentary

Ian McShane recording with director Ken Rowles

16 March 2016

A new film about the bomb-laden wreck of the Richard Montgomery is being voiced by this Pirates of the Caribbean star.


Kent produces UK's first strawberrries of the year

Yoana Emanuilova picks some of the first crop of the year. Picture: Ruth Cuerden

13 March 2016

A Kent farm is the first in the UK to produce strawberries this year.


Midwife struck off after ‘risk of harm to patients’

Police were called out to Darent Valley Hospital

10 March 2016

A midwife who carried out medical procedures she was not trained to perform has been struck off.


'I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry'

08 March 2016

Once that washing machine door is closed, there's no getting it open again... even if your £400 iPhone is trapped inside.


Firm's 10-year commitment

Discovery Park in Sandwich

08 March 2016

A drug discovery company has extended its lease at a business estate for another decade.


Just what the doctor ordered

Bedfont Scientific's headquarters in Harrietsham, near Maidstone

03 March 2016

A medical instrument manufacturer has sold a subsidiary business to a US company with sales of $11 billion.

Job cuts confirmed at research site

A lab at East Malling Research, now known as NIAB EMR, where scientists are developing the next generation of food technology

26 February 2016

The new boss of a crop study business has said staff numbers will be reduced over the next year under its new owners.

Night of the living LED...

The LED lights could make people look like zombies, according to critics

15 February 2016

Plans to replace Kent's street lamps with LEDS have come under fire from critics who claim the pale blue light will make them look like zombies.


Firm makes just what the doctor ordered

ITL makes components the size of a speck of dust

10 February 2016

Medical companies around the world turn to Integrated Technologies Limited to make their ideas become reality.

'No question mark hangs over the site’

Kent Science Park covers 55-acres in Sittingbourne

10 February 2016

Kent Science Park’s future is secure after its multi-million pound takeover by US investors this month, according to its retiring site director.


Research centre rescued in takeover

A lab at East Malling Research, now known as NIAB EMR, where scientists are developing the next generation of food technology

09 February 2016

A crop research company which made losses of more than £1.5 million last year has been saved from potential administration by another scientific body.

Expanding science firms to move to Manston

The former Manston Airport. Picture: Simon Burchett

09 February 2016

A former airport could become a manufacturing centre for life science companies as they outgrow nearby labs on a business park.


Video link saves frail residents from doctor's visit

Nurse Jenny Bostock on tv with Mike Deal at Romney Marsh Day Centre. Picture: Wayne McCabe

07 February 2016

Simply getting to the doctor's can be hard for elderly and infirm people - but a new video link means help could be just around the corner.


Things are looking up for rescued turkey after eye op

Tinsel the turkey, who lives at The Retreat in High Halden, has had her eyesight saved

29 January 2016

A bird that once looked destined to be Christmas dinner has had an operation to restore its eyesight.

Waxy substance found on beaches 'not palm oil'

The scene along the Lower Leas area

29 January 2016

A white waxy substance which washed up on several Kent beaches has been confirmed as a "mineral oil" - but we are still being warned not to touch it.


WATCH: Today's news on KMTV

28 January 2016

WATCH: Today's news on KMTV

Mast "taller than The Shard" will give Sandwich pupils work experience

The proposed design of Vigilant Global's mast

14 January 2016

Construction of a mast "taller than The Shard" at Richborough will give pupils the chance of work experience.

VIDEO: Power struggle to begin with disputed pylons application

The final pylon plans have been revealed

14 January 2016

Controversial plans to build pylons through the Canterbury countryside move a step closer today.

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