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New boss at the Marlowe

A former director of the Royal Shakespeare Company has been appointed the chief executive of The Marlowe Theatre.

Jobs boost for distribution centres following supermarket deal

Hundreds of jobs will be created across five sites - one of which is in Kent.

Village pub boarded up and on sale

A village pub is up for sale for £250,000 after brewery bosses decided to sell it.


Traffic fears over plans for 1,200 new homes

Concerns have been raised about a town's road network after plans for 1,200 homes were released.


Minibuses costing £2.8m replaced

A fleet of minibuses which cost millions lasted less than 18 months following complaints over a lack of leg room.


Part-time staff 'not focused on jobs'

The leader of Kent County Council claims part-time staff get poorer results in their appraisals because they prioritise their families.


Trains chief resigns following rail chaos

A rail company boss has resigned after a host of problems following the introduction of a new timetable.


Happy 20th birthday Demelza

A well-loved charity is celebrating two decades of supporting seriously ill children.

TV studio fined after builder fell to his death

A television studio has been slapped with a £30,000 fine following the death of a builder who fell through a roof.


Popular London Thai restaurant chain coming to Kent

Deal has been struck to bring popular chain to its first outlet outside of London.

Agricultural machinery dealership appoints new MD

Firm with four dealerships has reshuffled its senior management team.

Leading design awards open now for entries

The awards take place every two years and showcase the county's top building designs.

Jobs boost as office development opens for business

Sponsored editorial: Quinn Estates unveils Connect 38, an impressive office development set to create hundreds of jobs in Ashford.


Future of bar in doubt amid underage drinking claims

A high street bar owner could lose his licence as the council conducts a review following a string of accusations by police and neighbours.


Soap star joins fight to save pavilion

A famous actress has backed a campaign to stop a pavilion from being turned into flats.


Drugs firm calls in administrators despite £4.8m regional growth fund boost

Administrators called in to pharmaceutical company which received millions of public money as dozens of staff are laid off.


Tenant needed to run pub bought by community

A community which clubbed together to buy back their local pub is now looking for a suitable tenant to run it.


Digital start-up funding boost for university

Cash will go towards a series of events designed to enhance and encourage digital start-ups.

Stressed shop boss to shut post office

A postmaster says he is being forced to shut his village counter because the pressure is affecting his health.


Visitors centre will become 'icon'

A brewery that will run tours is expected to become a major tourist attraction.

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