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Strictly judge and dance star Darcey Bussell has launched DDMIX

Strictly judge Darcey Bussell to teach Kent dance fans

The world famous dancer Darcey Bussell is set to teach her new dance and fitness class, DDMIX, in the county.

Calls for new seafront hotel

Councillors supporting a multi-million pound regeneration project on the seafront have called for a new hotel.

£3.5 million boost for Island homes

A digger helps with piling work on the Rushenden site

The government has promised £3.5 million to encourage developers to build another 1,000 homes


City among least affordable places to live

The average house price in Canterbury has spiked by 29% in a decade. Stock image

Canterbury has been dubbed among the least affordable cities to live in the country - with house prices rocketing by almost 30% in a decade.


Councillor says plan to build 70 homes is ‘folly’

The proposed second wave of development by Timperley at Sholden, with access from Hyton Drive and Cornfield Row (pictured)

Serious flood risks have been raised against plans to build 70 extra homes beside a 230 home development.


Go-ahead likely for 300 homes on old paper mill site

The paper mill's chimney is expected to stay if plans are approved.

Hundreds of homes could be built on the former site of a 200-year-old paper mill if permission is granted this week.


Your dream home advice under one roof

Transform your current home or build your own with help from experts at the show at the Kent Event Centre at Detling, Maidstone

Pick up tips and learn from the experts when it comes to turning your house into your dream home with the Build It Live show.

Supermarket vying for Kent plot

Henry Davidson Developments announced it has bought three plots at the controversial Ashford Road site

Work could start within months on a controversial development that includes 310 new homes, a hotel, supermarket, and "luxury" care home.


'House factory' gets go-ahead

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation has approved plans to build commercial space at Northfleet Embankment East on the banks of the River Thames

A factory which builds homes in parts - including the kitchen sink - is set to churn out around 1,000 properties every year.


Chain cafe plan for seafront site going ahead, says owner

Progress at the former Bun Penny site in Herne Bay

Plans for a chain cafe to be opened on the seafront are still going ahead despite local opposition to the move.


Sports body critical of plans to build 675 homes

Gore Court play Old Bordenians in white at Gore Court Hockey Club

Sport England has objected to plans for 675 homes, despite the developer pledging to build three pitches and a rugby club house.


Most cost-effective commuter towns revealed

The table combines average rent, season ticket prices and time spent travelling

Here are the Kent towns that feature on a new league table of the most cost-effective commuter areas.


Revealed: the 11 most popular takeaway dishes

The margherita pizza sold at Chapter was the tenth most popular takeaway meal

Tikka massala and sweet and sour chicken did not feature in the list of the 11 most popular takeaways

Fancy snapping up this modernised flat for £45k?

A house is up for auction in Dover with a guide price of £45,000 to £50,000. Picture: Clive Emson

This flat - complete with fitted kitchen - could be yours... for the price of a BMW sports car. Here's how to snap it up...


Electric car charge points call

An electric car charge point

Every newly-built house should have an electric car charging point, say councillors.


Homeowners facing 'scandalous' charges

Homeowners in new housing estates in Kent often have to pay 'estate charges' on top of their council tax bills

Tens of thousands of people who own houses and flats across Kent are being forced to pay rising fees connected to their properties.


First houses in ‘garden village’ expected to be built in 2019

The 53-acre plot of land is located between Greenhill Road, Thornden Wood Road and the Thanet Way.

Plans have been submitted to build 450 homes on a 53-acre site.


Bosch appliances are part of package

A springtime move beckons for buyers at Ashford development.

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