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Operation Brock set to return in December

Operation Brock set to return in December

03 August 2020

Drivers are set to face a dreaded contraflow on the M20 again as bosses aim to minimise disruption once the Brexit transition period ends.

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'Michael Gove should come here - he might learn something'

'Michael Gove should come here - he might learn something'

30 July 2020

A shadow cabinet minister is calling on Michael Gove to visit a post-Brexit lorry park site in Kent amid frustration over a lack of clarity.

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'Rat run' truckers could get £60 fine

'Rat run' truckers could get £60 fine

28 July 2020

HGV drivers heading to a post-Brexit lorry park on unauthorised roads will be fined £60 if new legislation gets approved.

'The reality of Brexit is now hitting home'

'The reality of Brexit is now hitting home'

21 July 2020

Residents have hit out after work started on a huge post-Brexit lorry park as the government prepares for the end of the transition period.

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Work starts on post-Brexit lorry park site

Work starts on post-Brexit lorry park site

16 July 2020

Contractors have started work on a huge post-Brexit lorry park after the government snapped up land previously earmarked for an industrial estate.

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Government 'sorry' for lorry park secrecy as deal finally confirmed

Government 'sorry' for lorry park secrecy as deal finally confirmed

15 July 2020

Residents have received an apology from the Department of Transport over secrecy surrounding its plans for a huge post-Brexit lorry park in Kent.

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Work yet to start on Brexit 'lorry park' site

Work yet to start on Brexit 'lorry park' site

13 July 2020

Contractors are yet to start work on a controversial 27-acre site the government has earmarked for thousands of lorries.

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Farage: 'Kent will not become the Garden of Lorry Parks'

Farage: 'Kent will not become the Garden of Lorry Parks'

12 July 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Nigel Farage has backed the government's plan to open a HGV customs clearance centre in Kent and plays down 'catastrophic' traffic fears.

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'Several thousand lorries will be there, it'll be hugely disruptive'

'Several thousand lorries will be there, it'll be hugely disruptive'

11 July 2020

A new customs clearance centre catering for thousands of HGVs in the aftermath of Brexit will result in huge disruption, fears a Kent MP.

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M26 lorry park plans dropped

M26 lorry park plans dropped

18 May 2020

The decision to abandon the £5 million Operation Brock scheme has been welcomed by a Kent MP.

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Calls for Brexit extension amid coronavirus pandemic

Calls for Brexit extension amid coronavirus pandemic

26 March 2020

The Freight Transport Association is calling for a Brexit extension so they can concentrate on logistics around the coronavirus outbreak.

Fruit growers looking for seasonal workers

Fruit growers looking for seasonal workers

21 February 2020

A major fruit producer has announced it is looking for workers to help with this year's harvest amid uncertainty caused by Brexit.

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'Prepare for more independent venues to close'

'Prepare for more independent venues to close'

20 February 2020

Post-Brexit visa rules could 'poison' Kent's live music scenes, according to venue owners.

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'Points based immigration system won't help us'

'Points based immigration system won't help us'

19 February 2020

Tougher restrictions on would-be migrants could hit farmers and carers in Kent and Medway.

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Border checks could cause port delays post Brexit

Border checks could cause port delays post Brexit

11 February 2020

The government has been criticised for backtracking on a pledge of frictionless trade after Brexit as businesses are warned of long delays.

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Major business event adds Brexit briefings to line-up

Major business event adds Brexit briefings to line-up

06 February 2020

Delegates at the region's biggest business event set to get expert advice on Brexit planning.

SMEs campaign launched for life after the EU

SMEs campaign launched for life after the EU

06 February 2020

Major campaign will be rolled out across the South East offering vital business advice.

£10m business and retail park to create 70 jobs

£10m business and retail park to create 70 jobs

01 February 2020

A wasteland which has stood "derelict for decades" could be turned into an eye-catching multi-million pound business park.

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Brock removal completed

Brock removal completed

31 January 2020

Work to remove a barrier on the M20, installed as part of no-deal Brexit preparations, has been completed just in time for Britain's exit from the EU.

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Brexit Day: How did we get here?

Brexit Day: How did we get here?

31 January 2020

We take a look back at some of the key moments in Kent on the bumpy path towards the UK's withdrawal from the EU.

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