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'Government help needed to protect Eurostar jobs'

'Government help needed to protect Eurostar jobs'

24 September 2020

A major rail company chief has called on the government to back Eurostar in order to save 3,500 jobs.

Business welcomes Chancellor's 'furlough replacement'

Business welcomes Chancellor's 'furlough replacement'

24 September 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a string of support measures to help firms retain staff and survive the challenges posed by the pandemic.

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Stack returns as strike hits port

Stack returns as strike hits port

24 September 2020

Operation Stack has been implemented as a French strike impacts Kent ferry services.

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What does 'end' to rail franchising mean for passengers?

What does 'end' to rail franchising mean for passengers?

21 September 2020

After the government announced a change in the way trains are operated, we ask what it means for Kent's railways.

Founder of logistics giant steps down

Founder of logistics giant steps down

17 September 2020

The co-founder of a major logistics company is to step down from the company he has led for more than 30 years.

What is Operation Stack?

What is Operation Stack?

16 September 2020

Here is everything you need to know about Operation Stack.

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Gatwick to Kent rail service plans

Gatwick to Kent rail service plans

16 September 2020

A 10-year plan for the county's transport has put forward plans for a rail service linking east Kent to Gatwick.

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Stack stood down after counter-terror operation

Stack stood down after counter-terror operation

16 September 2020

Operation Stack has been stood down more than 12 hours after it was instigated following a nation-wide counter-terror operation.

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'7,000 lorries to queue in Kent' warns leaked Brexit report

'7,000 lorries to queue in Kent' warns leaked Brexit report

14 September 2020

Confidential Government documents have warned of queues of 7,000 lorries in Kent post-Brexit.

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Ebbsfleet's Covid site to be used for Brexit

Ebbsfleet's Covid site to be used for Brexit

14 September 2020

Part of a station car park that had been set up for Covid-19 testing is now to be used for Brexit in a shock move by the Government.

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Call for more help for small firms

Call for more help for small firms

10 September 2020

A business organisation is calling on the government to provide further support for small firms as they look to get workers back in the office.

Eurotunnel passenger traffic slumps during August

Eurotunnel passenger traffic slumps during August

08 September 2020

The impact of quarantine on those returning from France saw passenger traffic on Eurotunnel during August 28% down on last year.

Dealership opens up new showroom

Dealership opens up new showroom

08 September 2020

Car buyers have a new facility to look around after a dealer unveiled its latest showroom.

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Extra 50,000 seats on Kent's rail services

Extra 50,000 seats on Kent's rail services

05 September 2020

A new timetable on many Kent rail services comes into force on Monday - and with it thousands of extra seats to enable social distancing.

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Self-employed urged to apply for Covid cash grants

Self-employed urged to apply for Covid cash grants

04 September 2020

The government's latest round of support allows the self-employed to access funding to allow them to survive the health crisis.

Future of taxi firms thrown into doubt

Future of taxi firms thrown into doubt

02 September 2020

The manager of a taxi company is concerned that the industry is irreparably damaged, after business plummeted as the pandemic hit.

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'Don't hike fuel prices again' warns campaign group

'Don't hike fuel prices again' warns campaign group

01 September 2020

After reports Rishi Sunak is considering a hike in fuel duty, a campaign group is calling for the government not to hit motorists in the pocket.

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Coach firm drives forward after lockdown

Coach firm drives forward after lockdown

27 August 2020

A coach firm says a raft of safety measures in the light of the pandemic should reassure its passengers as it resumes trips.

New Kent railway station on track for green light

New Kent railway station on track for green light

26 August 2020

Controversial plans to create a multi-million pound train station in east Kent has been recommended for approval ahead of a crunch meeting.

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All change for school buses next week

All change for school buses next week

25 August 2020

Extra buses and student-only Covid-29 compliant coaches introduced for the school runs when pupils goes back to class.

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