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Council blocks off beach for mobile homes

Council blocks off beach for mobile homes

08 August 2020

A council has installed concrete bollards on a popular Kent beach to stop mobile home owners from using it.

Greek restaurant falls victim to Covid-19 crisis

Greek restaurant falls victim to Covid-19 crisis

07 August 2020

A Greek restaurant at a country pub has announced it will not be reopening its doors due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Town's first Irish pub sounds absolutely mad

Town's first Irish pub sounds absolutely mad

06 August 2020

An Irish pub, with 'bad' karaoke nights, ingenious cocktails and a painting of the archangel Gabriel as Superman, will be a town's first.

Disney cruise ship returning to Kent for second stay

Disney cruise ship returning to Kent for second stay

06 August 2020

An 11-deck entertainment liner is making a quick return to Kent following a trip to France to change crew.

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Town's next bike-friendly scheme almost finished

Town's next bike-friendly scheme almost finished

06 August 2020

A cycle hub next to a train station is near completion- part of a drive to make the area more bike-friendly.

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DFDS to make 79 redundancies at Dover

DFDS to make 79 redundancies at Dover

05 August 2020

A ferry company operating from a Kent port is the latest in the travel industry to announce job cuts.

Chicken wing restaurant opens at Bluewater

Chicken wing restaurant opens at Bluewater

05 August 2020

A chicken wing shop has opened its third store in the UK at Kent's biggest shopping centre.

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New arts funding could save Astor Theatre

New arts funding could save Astor Theatre

05 August 2020

New government funding could be the key to saving a struggling theatre and bolstering a fund collected from the community to help it beat Covid-19

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Mystery continues over customs lorry park

Mystery continues over customs lorry park

05 August 2020

The government remains tight lipped about where its post-Brexit customs clearance site will be in Whitfield

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Disney cruise ship leaves Kent after almost three months

Disney cruise ship leaves Kent after almost three months

04 August 2020

A cruise liner which has drawn Disney fans to a Kent port in recent weeks has finally left and is now en-route to France.

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Paddling pool won't open this year

Paddling pool won't open this year

04 August 2020

Hopes an outdoor paddling pool could reopen this summer have been dashed.

Kent's biggest panto cancelled

Kent's biggest panto cancelled

03 August 2020

Kent’s biggest pantomime has been cancelled for the first time amid uncertainty surrounding the reopening of theatres.

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Popular town eatery won't be reopening

Popular town eatery won't be reopening

03 August 2020

An Italian restaurant in the heart of a town centre is believed to be one of the latest businesses to fall victim to the lockdown-caused recession.

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Theatre boss's grateful thanks after survival fund boost

Theatre boss's grateful thanks after survival fund boost

03 August 2020

A cash strapped theatre will benefit from a council increasing the cap on the grants it offers from £2,000 to £5,000 - but is it enough?

New steak and lobster joint opens

New steak and lobster joint opens

03 August 2020

A new restaurant serving steak, lobster and burgers has opened its doors on a seafront.

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Castle cafe plans granted despite traffic fears

Castle cafe plans granted despite traffic fears

03 August 2020

English Heritage is celebrating after its plans were approved allowing it to open a cafe opposite one of its castles.

Traffic chaos on hottest day of the year

Traffic chaos on hottest day of the year

31 July 2020

Huge queues formed as traffic made for the coast and beaches filled up around Kent.

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£115m cinema, restaurant and shopping complex to open in 2021

£115m cinema, restaurant and shopping complex to open in 2021

31 July 2020

Developers behind a £115 million leisure complex boasting a cinema, restaurants and shops say the new venue will open next summer.

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Brown signs and a cocktail bar: Island fights back in tourism battle

Brown signs and a cocktail bar: Island fights back in tourism battle

28 July 2020

Kent’s holiday isle is fighting back in the battle for staycation tourists as it unveils plans for a new restaurant and cocktail bar.

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30 jobs at risk at Kent's biggest theatre

30 jobs at risk at Kent's biggest theatre

28 July 2020

Thirty jobs are at risk at Kent's biggest theatre following a slump in revenue during lockdown.

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