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Distillery's first whisky batch

Kent single malt whisky could rival the famous Scottish spirit,says the country's newest distillery family.


'Business-like' college celebrates first Ofsted report

A college that students attend from 8.30am to 5pm, while wearing smart 'business dress', has received its first Ofsted report.

Bid to increase autism awareness becomes a reality

A nationwide campaign to get more people with autism into work has come to north Kent.

Fergus: I'm standing by my ban on 'coloureds'

Landlord Fergus Wilson has responded to the furore over his 'no coloureds' policy by saying he'd do it again - and is now lining up a TV appearance.


Popular leisure centre at risk

The future of a popular leisure centre looks uncertain after a new operator pulled out of the takeover process, putting jobs at risk.

Legal threat over Fergus 'coloureds' ban

Britain's biggest buy-to-let landlord is facing legal action after sending out a directive to a letting agent banning 'coloureds'.


Unique images of progress of town development

Video has been put out showing the progress of a town's major retail and leisure development.

Shake things up with your own flavour

Family-run Kent Catering Company to open new American-style milkshake and waffle house on Broadstairs seafront.

MP's plea for two new schools

A Kent MP is hopeful that two new schools will be built in her constituency by 2018.

Luxury health spa Champneys to open at Eastwell Manor

After a six-month, multi million pound renovation, luxury health spa Champneys will open at Eastwell Manor in time for Easter.

Developer withdraws school site appeal

A developer will not pursue a plan to build 220 homes on playing fields in Maidstone.

New £1 coin hits the streets

Businesses and councils have been left counting the cost of having to change everything from parking meters, to vending machines and lockers.


Cruel conman jailed for £280k scam

A "predatory and cruel" conman who claimed to be an international showjumper and businessman to cheat horse enthusiasts out of money has been jailed.


Shock as job cuts announced at glass factory

A glass firm is to close its Kent factory, with the loss of 14 jobs.


Multimillion-pound vision revealed for town centre

New paving, extra greenery, artwork and public squares with benches form part of plans for a multimillion-pound town centre revamp.


Buildings set to be razed to the ground

The next stage of demolition at a former power station will happen this week when two buildings will be blown up.


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