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From office block to flats for homeless

28 July 2021
From office block to flats for homeless

A local authority is searching for a contractor to complete work to convert an office block into temporary flats for homeless families.

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Adapted homes helping council tenants

26 July 2021
Adapted homes helping council tenants

New homes designed to support people with additional needs have been completed by a council as part of its programme to build more social housing.

Village loses out on £469k after change to housing plan

26 July 2021
Village loses out on £469k after change to housing plan

A decision to increase affordable homes in a development means a village missing out on thousands of pounds to put towards school places.

First luxury flats at old funfair almost complete

23 July 2021
First luxury flats at old funfair almost complete

New pictures show how a luxury development at a recently-derelict seafront site is steaming ahead with residents due to move in soon.

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'We can stop a repeat of Grenfell'

22 July 2021
'We can stop a repeat of Grenfell'

A company deliberately set a lounge and bedroom alight to show the importance of flame retardant cladding.

More homes for council tenants

22 July 2021
More homes for council tenants

The first tenants have moved into the borough's latest development of council-owned homes.

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Riverside development of 1,500 homes approved

22 July 2021
Riverside development of 1,500 homes approved

A huge riverside development of 1,500 homes, restaurants, bars and cafes has been given the green light by councillors.

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Bespoke homes approved for Garden City

22 July 2021
Bespoke homes approved for Garden City

A total of 302 new homes have been approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City including its first custom-build properties

Work begins on new 420-place primary school

21 July 2021
Work begins on new 420-place primary school

Building work for a new primary school as part of a £419 million riverside redevelopment project has started hailing a 'milestone' moment.

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D-Day for 1,500 riverside homes plan

21 July 2021
D-Day for 1,500 riverside homes plan

Decision day has arrived for ambitious plans to revamp a disused riverside site with 1,500 homes along with shops, restaurants and bars.

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New seafront bar and rooftop will 'turn rubbish into gold'

20 July 2021
New seafront bar and rooftop will 'turn rubbish into gold'

A Kent restaurateur is bidding to transform a derelict seafront eyesore that has sat empty for years into a boutique hotel with a rooftop bar.

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Seventeen years on and 9,000-homes plan submitted

20 July 2021
Seventeen years on and 9,000-homes plan submitted

Controversial plans for a huge housing development – the likes of which were first discussed 17 years ago – have now been submitted.

Town regeneration steps up as call for artists goes out

19 July 2021
Town regeneration steps up as call for artists goes out

A major town centre regeneration scheme is nearing the next step of development as the first crane moved in to start building work.

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Jobless figures continue to fall

15 July 2021
Jobless figures continue to fall

across the county are continuing to fall as the economy continues to slowly improve after a year of .

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'Most desirable plot of land in the county' up for sale

15 July 2021
'Most desirable plot of land in the county' up for sale

With panoramic views over the English Channel, the exclusive Leas at Kingsdown is one of the most desirable locations to live in

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Theme park site's wildlife status 'unreasonable and unjustified'

14 July 2021
Theme park site's wildlife status 'unreasonable and unjustified'

Theme park bosses behind a planned £2.5bn attraction have blasted a decision granting the site special status to help protect wildlife and habitats.

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Jobs boost - but warning over skills shortage

13 July 2021
Jobs boost - but warning over skills shortage

A survey has revealed the majority of firms in the county plan to hire staff this year - but there are warnings over a skills shortage.

Pressure grows to confirm theme park land's protected status

13 July 2021
Pressure grows to confirm theme park land's protected status

Pressure is mounting to confirm protected status for wildlife where a huge theme park is proposed as planning inspectors say they need more detail.

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Opposition over developer's bid for 88 homes

10 July 2021
Opposition over developer's bid for 88 homes

Plans to build 88 new homes as part of the second phase of a housing development in have sparked a number of objections.

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Car parking on residential streets is getting worse

09 July 2021
Car parking on residential streets is getting worse

Vehicles sat unused and garages which are too small for modern cars is causing parking problems in residential streets, says a new report.

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