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How town lost world-class oyster industry

How town lost world-class oyster industry

03 April 2022

In just a few hundred years one Kent town went from having a thriving oyster industry to being known instead for its rotten stench.

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London Resort Q&A: Where do we go from here?

London Resort Q&A: Where do we go from here?

29 March 2022

Following the announcement theme park bosses have withdrawn plans for a Disneyland-style rival, we take a look at what's next for the London Resort.

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'Farming is very lonely - you can easily get depressed'

'Farming is very lonely - you can easily get depressed'

17 February 2022

The loneliness of farming and hidden impact mental health issues are having on those in the profession is being explored in a new campaign.

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SMEs' confidence grows despite challenges

SMEs' confidence grows despite challenges

10 August 2021

Latest research reveals there is a growing optimism among SMEs for the year ahead despite recent turbulence.

Pioneering hop oil business expands

Pioneering hop oil business expands

30 July 2021

A firm which helps brewers make beer without the need to process hops has opened a new warehouse.

Five years on: Brexit challenges and opportunities

Five years on: Brexit challenges and opportunities

23 June 2021

It's been five years since an historic referendum saw voters back Brexit, but the journey has not always followed its expected path.

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Images show inside Kent's former fireworks factory

Images show inside Kent's former fireworks factory

21 June 2021

These pictures show all that remains of an an abandoned manufacturing base which one produced pyrotechnic displays for Disney and the Royals.

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From Covid ground zero to king of prime time TV

From Covid ground zero to king of prime time TV

02 June 2021

A Kent TV studio has made a remarkable recovery since the pandemic hit, becoming one of the most sought out places to film outside the capital.

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Cheapest supermarket for branded items revealed

Cheapest supermarket for branded items revealed

21 May 2021

A Which? study of more than 400 food and drink items has revealed which supermarkets are the cheapest and the most expensive for branded goods.

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A trip down memory lane for Kent airport

A trip down memory lane for Kent airport

20 May 2021

We take a dive into the archives to look back at the changing face of a Kent airport, and what's in store for its future.

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Trouble at mill: When paper factory made hundreds redundant

Trouble at mill: When paper factory made hundreds redundant

28 March 2021

It's been 50 years since hundreds of jobs were lost at a paper mill, here we take a look back to when the redundancies were announced.

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25 years of Eurostar in Kent

25 years of Eurostar in Kent

26 March 2021

We take a look at the cross-continent rail service - and its future in Kent - as it marks a quarter of a century in the county.

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Fifty years of 'funny money'

Fifty years of 'funny money'

11 February 2021

Fifty years ago this month Britain changed over to decimal currency, which was at first greeted with some scepticism and confusion.

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20 years since foot and mouth disease ruined farming

20 years since foot and mouth disease ruined farming

04 February 2021

In 2001 farmers across the country were forced to kill their livestock to stop the spread of a disease. Warning: Contains graphic images

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Missed target leads to intervention to approve more homes

Missed target leads to intervention to approve more homes

28 January 2021

A lack of new homes being completed has led to the government imposing new rules which are feared will hand developers an advantage over communities.

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Kent hits record high for new businesses

Kent hits record high for new businesses

27 January 2021

Despite the considerable economic challenges posed by the pandemic, new enterprises continue to set up shop across the county.

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The priciest street in every Kent district

The priciest street in every Kent district

16 January 2021

From enjoying private access to secluded beaches, to feasting on fine dining on your doorstep, Kent's most expensive streets have a lot to offer.

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County set to cash in on pandemic revolution

County set to cash in on pandemic revolution

04 November 2020

The Kent Property Market Report 2020 has been unveiled - and despite the challenges there's plenty of optimism for the county's growth.

'Critical' 12 weeks ahead for county's SMEs

'Critical' 12 weeks ahead for county's SMEs

05 May 2020

A new survey reveals the majority of small and medium firms in the county are running out of cash due to the lockdown.

Survey reveals gloomy findings for economic landscape

Survey reveals gloomy findings for economic landscape

02 January 2020

Economy 'stagnated' at the end of 2019, says chamber of commerce research.

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