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Council employed 29 staff earning more than £100k

Council employed 29 staff earning more than £100k

07 April 2021

Kent County Council had 29 senior staff on its books earning more than £100,000 according to an annual survey.

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'Let me entertain you!'

'Let me entertain you!'

03 April 2021

Following a year without live music, the touring accountant for Robbie Williams, Radiohead and Nick Cave can't wait to get back on the road.

Is this the future of office working?

Is this the future of office working?

31 March 2021

With some businesses making a permanent move to home working, the boss of a shared workspace firm predicts an influx of people craving an office.

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Businessman uses billboard to slate MP over litter

Businessman uses billboard to slate MP over litter

22 March 2021

A giant mobile billboard has been touring a borough's "filthy and littered" streets in an attempt to shame those in authority into action.

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The battle for County Hall

The battle for County Hall

22 March 2021

As we lurch out of lockdown there's a key vote on the horizon - here's everything you need to know about the council elections.

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Hospice CEO to leave after six years

Hospice CEO to leave after six years

17 March 2021

The chief executive of a children's hospice charity is to leave his post after six years,

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Terriers to the rescue for Whitstable woman

Terriers to the rescue for Whitstable woman

15 March 2021

A woman who was inspired to start a pet accessories business by her two rescue dogs is now also promoting a new National Terriers Day.

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From Kent schoolboy to billionaire vaccine maker

From Kent schoolboy to billionaire vaccine maker

09 March 2021

The businessman leading the world's biggest Covid vaccine-making plant has praised his former Kent school for 'making me the man I am'.

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'Some people make pretty little cakes - I do big, gory heads'

'Some people make pretty little cakes - I do big, gory heads'

03 March 2021

Armed with a drill and a jigsaw, a Kent cake maker has produced some incredible creations - including a 6ft BFG.

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Engineer retires after 43 years on the buses

Engineer retires after 43 years on the buses

02 March 2021

A bus company has named one of its fleet after a much-loved engineer who is retiring after more than four decades of service.

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How one man built a travel empire

How one man built a travel empire

01 March 2021

The remarkable story of how one of the most influential travel companies - and major Kent employer - was born.

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Awards for hardworking young market heroes

Awards for hardworking young market heroes

23 February 2021

Dedication to customer services has paid off for two young market workers who have received a top award in the sector

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Bright future ahead in post-Covid world

Bright future ahead in post-Covid world

22 February 2021

As we prepare to emerge from lockdown and enter a 'new normal', a leading business forecaster says there are plenty of reasons to be cheerful.

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Entrepreneur, 22, launches mental health app for workplace

Entrepreneur, 22, launches mental health app for workplace

21 February 2021

A young Kent businessman has raised £825,000 to launch technology to help improve staff wellbeing.

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Scones business lands Archbishop as a client

Scones business lands Archbishop as a client

21 February 2021

A mum who started her own business delivering artisan scones after being placed on furlough during lockdown has landed some lofty clients.

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CEO leaving hospice after six years

CEO leaving hospice after six years

19 February 2021

The chief executive of a hospice has announced she is leaving and moving into a new role at a charity for disabled children.

Shepherd Neame marketing boss joins Visit Kent

Shepherd Neame marketing boss joins Visit Kent

16 February 2021

A woman who has worked for Bacardi, Pernod Ricard and now heads Shepherd Neame's marketing has joined the board of tourism firm Visit Kent.

Farmer ordered to stop dumping rubbish in beauty spot

Farmer ordered to stop dumping rubbish in beauty spot

09 February 2021

The High Court has ordered a Kent farmer to stop burning waste and keeping cars and caravans in ancient woodland.

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Cabinet member gets sack over Local Plan defiance

Cabinet member gets sack over Local Plan defiance

02 February 2021

Swale council’s leadership has sacked a cabinet member following a row over the authority’s draft Local Plan being passed too quickly.

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Brothers launch lockdown cocktail masterclasses

Brothers launch lockdown cocktail masterclasses

01 February 2021

Two brothers whose mobile bar firm was badly hit by the pandemic are seeing business boom with virtual cocktail classes in time for Valentine's Day.

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