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Steel tariffs 'dreadful' for Kent firms

Steel tariffs 'dreadful' for Kent firms

01 June 2018

Businesses in the county say 25% tariffs on exports could push many firms to the brink.

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Hundreds of jobs at risk

Hundreds of jobs at risk

01 June 2018

Staff working at Mothercare in Kent are facing fresh uncertainty after the company confirmed it will shut 50 stores.

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Delays as vehicle 'hits central reservation'

Delays as vehicle 'hits central reservation'

01 June 2018

Long delays were caused by a crash where a vehicle is understood to have hit the central reservation.

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Customers locked out after firm goes bust

Customers locked out after firm goes bust

01 June 2018

A group of trainees have lost thousands of pounds after a company shut down just days after demanding large payments.

Don't miss our special My Dad supplement

Don't miss our special My Dad supplement

31 May 2018

Are you one of the 23,000 Kent fathers who will be appearing in our My Dad specials?

Kent's worst places to get caught short

Kent's worst places to get caught short

31 May 2018

The changing face of our high streets has made finding a public toilet facilities a challenge.

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Couple 'left with nothing'

Couple 'left with nothing'

30 May 2018

A husband and wife have been left with a bill for tens of thousands of pounds after trying in vain to save their home from flooding.

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Town centre roadworks delayed

Town centre roadworks delayed

30 May 2018

A four-month roadworks scheme to regenerate a town centre has been delayed.

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Government U-turn on motorway junction revamp

Government U-turn on motorway junction revamp

30 May 2018

Highways England has bowed to public pressure and come up with a revised plan for one of Kent's busiest motorway junctions.

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Drivers stranded in flooding

Drivers stranded in flooding

30 May 2018

Motorists were stuck in their cars after heavy downpours.

Roads hit hard by flash flooding

Roads hit hard by flash flooding

29 May 2018

The A249, A2 and M2 are currently submerged following thunderstorms and flash flooding.

Nando's to open new restaurant

Nando's to open new restaurant

29 May 2018

Dining giant Nando's is set to open a restaurant at a new leisure complex.

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Ferry firm in hot water after launch 'disaster'

Ferry firm in hot water after launch 'disaster'

28 May 2018

Passengers planning a day trip to Southend were left disappointed when a ferry launch was scuppered by strong winds, tides and a lost gangplank.

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Biker hospitalised after crash

Biker hospitalised after crash

27 May 2018

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in an accident yesterday.

I'm lucky not to be paralysed, says superbike champion

I'm lucky not to be paralysed, says superbike champion

26 May 2018

Superbike fans can breathe a sigh of relief - Shakey is through the worst following his big crash.

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All change for Kent stores as DIY giant sold for £1

All change for Kent stores as DIY giant sold for £1

25 May 2018

After a botched effort to break into the UK market, the Australian owners of Bunnings and Homebase have bailed out.

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Smoke from van covers main road

Smoke from van covers main road

24 May 2018

Motorists were warned of rush-hour delays after smoke from a van covered a carriageway on a major route.

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Trains cancelled until this evening after cables stolen

Trains cancelled until this evening after cables stolen

24 May 2018

Train services have been cancelled after thieves stole railway cables overnight.

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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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School budgets on a cliff edge over growing number of special needs pupils

School budgets on a cliff edge over growing number of special needs pupils

22 May 2018

KCC leader warns government that schools need more cash for 'high needs' children

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