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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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Technology to help passengers pick best train

Technology to help passengers pick best train

25 August 2020

In a UK first, passenger data will be released by Southeastern to help people choose travel times.

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Electrical goods giant opens new depot

Electrical goods giant opens new depot

24 August 2020

After a spike in sales during the lockdown, a major online electrical goods supplier has opened a depot in the county.

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Port's role in £5bn 'super sewer' system

Port's role in £5bn 'super sewer' system

21 August 2020

The first train carrying key components for a multi-billion pound sewer system have arrived at a Kent port.

Fuel firm opens new depot

Fuel firm opens new depot

21 August 2020

A fuel supplier has switched its Kent base as it looks to broaden its customer base.

Firm invests £2.5m in raising its game

Firm invests £2.5m in raising its game

20 August 2020

A firm has splashed out on its fleet of specialist vehicles to boost its offering to customers.

Dashboard charts county's economic recovery after Covid

Dashboard charts county's economic recovery after Covid

17 August 2020

A host of data has been combined to provide an insight into how Kent and Medway's economies are faring after the lockdown.

Demand to overturn airport decision rejected

Demand to overturn airport decision rejected

14 August 2020

The Secretary of State for Transport has refused to overturn his decision to re-open an airport as a cargo hub.

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Travel prices from France ramped up

Travel prices from France ramped up

14 August 2020

Transport companies have massively inflated prices as quarantine is announced for travellers from France.

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There's still time to claim Covid-19 business support loans

There's still time to claim Covid-19 business support loans

14 August 2020

A financial expert says firms wanting to take advantage of business support loans should act now before schemes close over the coming months.

Existing truck park 'not in discussions with DfT' for post-Brexit customs checks

Existing truck park 'not in discussions with DfT' for post-Brexit customs checks

12 August 2020

A temporary customs clearance site, to keep traffic flowing through Dover after Brexit, would have to be 10 times the size of a present facility.

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Is Kent set for an e-scooter revolution?

Is Kent set for an e-scooter revolution?

12 August 2020

A 'transport revolution' could be on its way to Kent - as the county council confirms it hopes to trial rental e-scooters on the streets.

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Campaigners demand fairer prices at the pumps

Campaigners demand fairer prices at the pumps

10 August 2020

Letters have been written to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak by fuel price campaigners demanding action on the cost of petrol and diesel on our forecourts.

Row over 'secret' flight paths to and from airport

Row over 'secret' flight paths to and from airport

07 August 2020

Campaigners are calling for more transparency over flight paths to and from an airport.

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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.

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