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Ryanair 'interest' in budget flights from Manston

16 February 2018

Budget airline Ryanair is in talks about running flights from Manston should it relaunch as an airport, the firm behind the bid says.

Highways England to hold second consultation on A2 expansion

14 February 2018

The Government agency will be holding the survey on the purposed expansion of the Bean and Ebbsfleet junctions on the A2.

'Permanent lorry parking should be built near A2'

13 February 2018

The bosses of three Kent councils have urged the government to look at building permanent lorry parking.

The next train is the 07.23 for St Pancake

13 February 2018

Southeastern has been getting in the spirit of Shrove Tuesday by handing out free pancakes to commuters.

Eurotunnel wants crossing talks

11 February 2018

The idea of a bridge over the Channel could be discussed by officials.

Kent snubbed on new Eurostar route

09 February 2018

A high speed service taking people from London to Amsterdam has been announced... but it won't be stopping in Kent.

£104m motorway junction work begins

09 February 2018

Work to build a major new motorway junction is set to start next week - 10 years after the plans were first mooted.


Transport secretary makes rail pledge

08 February 2018

Chris Grayling insists the government has no plans to downgrade Kent's train services to the capital, but critics remain sceptical.

Tug firm’s profits fall as shipyard collapses

01 February 2018

A tug boat business saw profits fall by a quarter after it was forced to write off nearly half a million pounds when a shipyard went bust.

Fifth of passengers happy with wifi - despite it not existing!

31 January 2018

Nearly one in five passengers on Southeastern trains say they're happy with the wifi service - despite the fact it doesn't exist yet.

Cost of mothballing Manston Stack site is £6m

31 January 2018

The cost of keeping Manston airport on standby in case Operation Stack is triggered has risen to nearly £6m.


Government 'committed to building lorry park'

31 January 2018

The transport secretary says the government is committed to building a lorry park in Kent to deal with issues caused by Operation Stack.

Trial of semi-automated lorries could come to Kent

29 January 2018

Trials involving convoys of semi-automated lorries controlled by a lead vehicle could take place along stretches of a Kent motorway.

Application for £150m lorry park and homes

29 January 2018

Developers have submitted a planning application for a multi-million pound lorry park and houses set to create hundreds of jobs.

'Find Stack alternative or risk disruption'

29 January 2018

An alternative to Operation Stack is "desperately needed" as the UK inches closer to Brexit, KCC has warned the government.

Council calls meeting of political leaders after airport vote

29 January 2018

A council will consider options for housing plans across the borough as its leader resists call to quit for supporting homes on a former airport.

MP demands talks over high-speed rail services

25 January 2018

A Kent MP has requested a meeting with the rail minister over fears that popular train services to the capital could be lost.

MP calls for start to third crossing works

24 January 2018

A Kent MP has called on the government to start building the third Thames Crossing, saying it would give the economy a boost.

Ukip Thanet council leader battles to save job in Manston row

24 January 2018

Cllr Chris Wells faces call to stand down as Ukip leader of Thanet council - by the Ukip leader

Top of the ports?

23 January 2018

Kent's biggest port is beaten in passenger numbers by Helsinki but is still king of the road for freight.

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