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Geerings supplies printers and copiers as well as other document technology

Profits cut at historic printer

Long-established printer and copier supplier Geerings suffered a fall in profits amid “difficult market conditions”.

Stagecoach backs park and ride plan

Stagecoach supports the park and ride plan

Controversial plans to introduce a park and ride service as part of a 625-home development have been backed by a bus operator.


'Fantastic response' to Destination Kent

Visit the revamped Dreamland. Picture: Gary Browne

Time is running out to be a part of the top leisure and tourism guide in the county

Feel-good food that feeds the mind, body and spirit

Revival cafe and ice cream parlour in Oxford Street, Whitstable

A cafe and ice cream parlour aims to "revive" customers with food and a retro vibe, while also of music, mentoring and tackling food poverty.

New M&S store plans go on show

The proposed new store at Eclipse Park.

An exhibition displaying plans for a new Marks and Spencer store outside a major Kent town has opened to the public.


Kellie Maloney quits as pub landlady

Parliamentary candidate Helen Grant alongside Kellie Maloney and Radio Kent's John Warnett

A celebrity landlady of a village pub has announced she is stepping down from her role, saying it is no longer practical.


Deadline extended for KEiBA 2018

KEiBA will be held for the 10th time this year

Companies and entrepreneurs have an extra week to enter the most prestigious business awards in Kent.

Consultation opens over the expansion of dual carriageway's junctions

The A2 near Bean. Pic: Google Maps

Highways England opened a £125 million pound upgrade for junctions on the A2.


Company celebrates 40 years of trading

Colin Jarvis founded the company.

Forty years ago Colin Jarvis took a gamble and started his own electrical company from his bungalow.


'Stand up if you're white, male, heterosexual and born before 1975'

Breakthrough Funding chief executive Sue Nelson

A business owner lit the match on the debate about getting more women into top jobs at a conference on gender leadership.


Business newspaper marks 25 years

Former KM Group business editor Trevor Sturgess launched Kent Business 25 years ago

Kent Business, the county’s long-standing monthly business supplement, is celebrating a special anniversary.


BAE operating profits down

BAE Systems' base in Rochester

Defence giant BAE Systems has reported a drop in operating profits after a hit to its cyber security business.

University staff go out on strike

Protesters at the University of Kent in Canterbury

Lecturers and university staff are taking strike action today over pensions.


Dessert chain gets ready to open new branch

Kaspa's is hoping to open its new branch in April

Recruitment has started for a national ice cream parlour which is hoping to open this spring.


Main route set for £125m upgrade

A consultation into proposed improvements on the A2 has opened today. Picture: Highways England

Drivers are being asked for their views on a multi-million pounds upgrade to one of the county's key arterial roads.


Jobless benefit count up by 600

Every district in Kent recorded rises in those on unemployment benefits

The number of people on unemployment-related benefits across Kent rocketed last month as festive work ended and more areas adopted universal credit.

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