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Kebab shop doorman helps deliver return of late licence

A popular kebab shop has employed a doorman to help win back their late licence.

Soon there’ll be a pub as well…

A new garden city will have a pub this October, with 220 seats and a 104-bedroom hotel.


Former nightclub will become restaurant

Plans to transform a former seafront nightspot into a restaurant have been approved.

CAMRA announces west Kent's best pubs

The Campaign for Real Ale has announced its list of the best pubs in west Kent.

Harbour trust secures £500k from coastal fund

The grant came from the government’s Coastal Communities Fund and will go towards a £525,000 project to increase the capacity of the Harbour.

Gogglebox stars welcome new chef to business

The new chef at The Salutation, owned by Gogglebox’s Dom and Steph Parker, is opening the doors of the revamped restaurant this Easter

Resort’s new boss takes a careful approach

The new boss of plans to build a Paramount theme park is the second banker to take the top job and has no concerns over its future Chinese investors.

Town pub to reopen after turbulence

A pub will reopen tomorrow night after two months of uncertainty.


Ice cream seller 'frozen out' by burgers at castle

People are set to lose the ice cream van which serves them their favourite summer treat as English Heritage makes way for its new burger van.


Gay pub to welcome everyone in revival effort

A gay pub is adopting an inclusive new approach in an attempt to turn around its ailing fortunes.


From spice to sorbet

An Indian restaurant that left a seaside town after more than 40 years in business will be replaced with an ice cream parlour.

Lee swaps the front line to life behind the bar

A former soldier has traded the battlegrounds of Afghanistan for life as pub landlord in Deal.


The pint-sized revolution that started in Kent

Micropubs are coming to a cafe, shop or even garden shed near you, and a new book charts the mini revolution which started in Kent.

Short breaks need a little extra to improve profits

Underlying profitability fell by a quarter at Holiday Extras, the booking company for airport hotel and parking.

Late night opening plans prompt fears over bad behaviour

An application to extend a club’s opening hours has prompted the police to express concerns over anti-social behaviour.

Co-founder buys out partner at catering firm

The co-owner of a catering supplier to more than 500 schools, universities and businesses has bought out his business partner.

Triennial’s ‘cheesy’ info-hub plan

Plans have been unveiled for a “temporary” visitor centre to be built as part of a town-wide art exhibition.


Campaigner slams marina plans

Plans for a marina in the Neptune’s Arm should be scrapped in favour of a £96m structure at the end of Herne Bay pier, campaigners say.

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