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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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Railway stations Covid-19 tests all negative

Railway stations Covid-19 tests all negative

05 August 2020

Swab tests for Covid-19 across stations in Kent have all come back negative, according to a train company that runs services in the county.

Cash boost for station plans

Cash boost for station plans

04 August 2020

A new railway station has been given a huge cash injection of £12 million in government funding.

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Operation Brock set to return in December

Operation Brock set to return in December

03 August 2020

Drivers are set to face a dreaded contraflow on the M20 again as bosses aim to minimise disruption once the Brexit transition period ends.

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New sites earmarked for Brexit lorry parks

New sites earmarked for Brexit lorry parks

25 July 2020

Four sites in the county are being considered by the government to become customs check areas.

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Bite-sized courses for life after lockdown

Bite-sized courses for life after lockdown

24 July 2020

The county's inward investment agency has unveiled summer courses for business leaders to help them plot a route to success post-lockdown.

Eurotunnel earnings plunge due to pandemic

Eurotunnel earnings plunge due to pandemic

23 July 2020

The leading cross-Channel operator saw earnings more than halved as travel restrictions took a huge bite out of its bottom line.

Safety work starts on 'one of UK's most dangerous roads'

Safety work starts on 'one of UK's most dangerous roads'

23 July 2020

A multi-million pound upgrade of a road dubbed one of the most dangerous in the country has started following a string of fatal crashes.

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Drones could be used to spot potholes

Drones could be used to spot potholes

21 July 2020

Kent County Council is running trials to see if drones could be used to detect problems on roads such as potholes.

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Estuary plan to support theme park and other projects

Estuary plan to support theme park and other projects

21 July 2020

A plan has been launched to use the Thames Estuary to support local projects in Kent and connect the county to London by water.

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KCC was 'aware' of secret lorry park plans

KCC was 'aware' of secret lorry park plans

18 July 2020

KCC was "aware" of secret plans to build a huge lorry park and Brexit check point off the M20, despite the local council being kept in the dark.

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Doubts £16.4m plan will keep town moving

Doubts £16.4m plan will keep town moving

16 July 2020

Officers have recommended a council proceeds with a scheme to improve gridlocked roads, despite the overall negative outcome of a public consultation.

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Less land to be used for new Thames crossing

Less land to be used for new Thames crossing

14 July 2020

Changes to the controversial multi-billion pound Lower Thames Crossing have been revealed by highways bosses as a public consultation opens.

Security firm to slash 'more than 1,000 jobs'

Security firm to slash 'more than 1,000 jobs'

13 July 2020

The cash industry is 'on a knife-edge' according to a union as a major money distributor confirms it is set to slash jobs.

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Investment agency launches support scheme

Investment agency launches support scheme

13 July 2020

The county's inward investment agency has launched a service to help firms bounce back after the ravages of the lockdown.

Farage: 'Kent will not become the Garden of Lorry Parks'

Farage: 'Kent will not become the Garden of Lorry Parks'

12 July 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Nigel Farage has backed the government's plan to open a HGV customs clearance centre in Kent and plays down 'catastrophic' traffic fears.

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Warning over workplace safety as lockdown eases

Warning over workplace safety as lockdown eases

10 July 2020

A legal expert has urged business owners to take all necessary steps to keep staff and visitors safe in the workplace - or risk prosecution.

'I fear jobs will still go in October'

'I fear jobs will still go in October'

09 July 2020

A leading business figure in the county says many firms cannot afford to bring furloughed staff back - despite Rishi Sunak's £1,000 incentive.

Plans for Manston Airport approved

Plans for Manston Airport approved

09 July 2020

Plans to transform Manston Airport into a freight cargo air hub have been given the green light - paving the way for hundreds of jobs to be created.

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Union warning over Eurostar job cuts

Union warning over Eurostar job cuts

09 July 2020

Rail union the RMT has warned of 'serious implications' to Kent if Eurostar slash jobs as a result of the impact of the pandemic.

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