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Chickens finger lickin' gone

KFC at Sandgate Road, Folkestone, not yet listed as reopened

18 February 2018

Only six Kent KFCs remain open as the company's new suppliers suffer "teething problems".


Rail link is fast track to jobs

Robertsbridge with the mainline station to the left and the RVR development on the right

16 February 2018

Connecting a heritage railway to the mainline will bring jobs and prosperity, according to a new report.


Leas Lift revamp to cost £500,000

The Leas Lift - put at 'half track' to symbolise closure

16 February 2018

A historic Kent attraction will not re-open this summer after it emerged it will take substantial funds to bring it back to its former glory.


DEANGATE RIDGE: Labour 'call-in' decision

Protesters earlier took to the streets against the closure of Deangate Ridge Golf Course

13 February 2018

Medway Labour have 'called-in' the decision to shut Deangate Ridge, meaning it will be discussed once more at an Overview and Scrutiny Meeting.


Gallery given boost for tourism project

The gallery has been awarded £500,000

13 February 2018

The Turner Contemporary has been awarded significant funding in a bid to increase the area's tourism levels.


Large price tag for short stay in Rapunzel tower

Holidaymakers can now book up a short stay in the Hadlow Tower

13 February 2018

Holidaymakers can now book a break at a real-life Rapunzel tower in Kent - but it will set you back more than a stay in The Ritz.

Rugby legend opens £1 million spa

Rugby hero Ben Cohen at the opening ceremony. Picture: Ian Scammell, courtesy of Oyster Bar Photography

12 February 2018

One of the 2003 England World Cup winners cut the ribbon for a major new hotel feature.


Indian restaurant raided by border forces

The Prince of India, Faversham.

11 February 2018

A restaurant owner faces fines of up to £60,000 after a raid by immigration officers.

Controversial hotel plans approval

The Tollgate Hotel, in Watling Street, Gravesend.

08 February 2018

Highly controversial plans to tear down a dilapidated hotel and build a petrol station in its place have been approved.


Nightclub bans plastic straws

Revellers at Air & Breathe won't be provided with plastic straws from Monday, February 19

08 February 2018

A popular Kent nightclub is lending its weight to the fight against plastic by banning plastic straws.


City of Culture bid idea gathers pace

Canterbury is considering a bid to become the UK City of Culture 2025

07 February 2018

Councillors have unanimously agreed to look at the feasibility of applying for a coveted title that could benefit a large part of Kent.


Seaview restaurant planned for old yacht club

Ricky King and the old Sheppey Catamaran Club

07 February 2018

A pub landlord is converting an abandoned yacht club HQ into a restaurant with views across the sea.

Bar and restaurant shut for breaching licence

Club Burrito owner Luciano Serrano was said to have 'no idea' about licensing laws

07 February 2018

A popular night spot has had its licence revoked after councillors heard doormen were told not to do ID checks or turn away drunks.


Backlash to golf club closure

Protesters gathered outside Gun Wharf ahead of the council meeting

06 February 2018

A protest by around 150 people and a petition signed by thousands was not enough to save a sports venue.


Protest ahead of club closure meeting

Protesters gathered outside Gun Wharf ahead of the council meeting

06 February 2018

Protesters are making their voices heard ahead of a council cabinet meeting where the closure of a golf course is to be discussed.


New rooftop terrace and bar for town centre pub

Harry's bar is set to open at some time around Easter.

06 February 2018

Plans to open a rooftop bar and terrace at a popular town centre pub have been revealed.


Anger over councillor's wish to "cleanse" controversial site of rare species

Cllr Barry Kemp

06 February 2018

Councillor Barry Kemp claimed an email comment in which he hoped a golf course had been "cleansed of rare birds and exotic grasses" was a joke.


Calls for new seafront hotel

06 February 2018

Councillors supporting a multi-million pound regeneration project on the seafront have called for a new hotel.

Michelin Guide restaurant shuts

Deeson's specialised in traditional British dishes.Pic: Deeson's

05 February 2018

The owner of a popular restaurant which closed its doors today says a proliferation of large chains has played a part in its demise.


Green light for boutique hotel

Bridge Place Manor as it looks today

05 February 2018

Work is to begin on a multi-million pound project to turn a historic manor into a luxury hotel.

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