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Thousands in compensation claims over long rail delays

Thousands in compensation claims over long rail delays

24 October 2013

Almost 9,000 Southeastern passengers have launched compensation bids after over-running engineering works caused widespread delays through Kent.

Green light for £65m energy plant

Green light for £65m energy plant

21 October 2013

More than 100 jobs are to be generated by a new £65million green energy plant that has been granted planning permission.

Council promises six of the best

Council promises six of the best

20 October 2013

A new board is being set up to ensure the swift delivery of six key projects which the council says are critical to Ashford’s future.

Leisure and tourism boost in tough financial climate

Leisure and tourism boost in tough financial climate

17 October 2013

A report released today finds the tourism industry contributed £3.4 billion to the county's economy in a tough year for parts of the property sector.

Eurostar passengers and revenues up

Eurostar passengers and revenues up

15 October 2013

The high-speed service announced positive figures for the third quarter of this year but accepts the Olympics had an effect on the growth.

Sale of Manston Airport agreed... for £1

Sale of Manston Airport agreed... for £1

14 October 2013

The sale of Manston Airport has been agreed for just £1 - to a buyer described as having “a vision” for its development.

Put people on the career ladder

Put people on the career ladder

08 October 2013

Kent Business is launching the Kick Start Kent campaign, showing how companies and workers can benefit from apprenticeships.

New motorway junction a step closer

New motorway junction a step closer

03 October 2013

Long-standing plans for a new junction on the M20 near Ashford look set to edge closer after years of delay and uncertainty.

More time to comment on controversial housing plans

More time to comment on controversial housing plans

02 October 2013

A petition containing more than 1,000 signatures was handed to Swale council in protest at plans for 500 new homes in Minster.

Thames Estuary airport bid: 92% say 'no'

Thames Estuary airport bid: 92% say 'no'

01 October 2013

An MP has revealed the results of a ballot on plans for a Thames Estuary airport as campaigners hand over a petition with more than 1,500 signatures.

Double Dutch: Eurostar enters passenger battle

Double Dutch: Eurostar enters passenger battle

01 October 2013

Manston International Airport 'unconcerned' as Eurostar announces new direct rail service to Amsterdam.

Peak hour boost for commuters

Peak hour boost for commuters

01 October 2013

Train passengers in parts of Kent are to get a boost in rush hour services... but not for another five years.

Payment delays cause "struggle" for small firms

Payment delays cause "struggle" for small firms

30 September 2013

Business leaders say cash-flow problems need to be dealt with as a Kent business minister gives a rousing speech at the Tory party conference.

Eurostar going Dutch

Eurostar going Dutch

30 September 2013

Eurostar announces plans to launch the first direct rail service between Britain and Amsterdam from 2016.

Plans to save HS1 trains unveiled

Plans to save HS1 trains unveiled

22 September 2013

Commuters who face losing high speed services from their area have revealed proposals to keep services where they live.

Exclusive: Boris spends £1.4m on 'flight of fancy'

Exclusive: Boris spends £1.4m on 'flight of fancy'

20 September 2013

London Mayor Boris Johnson has poured £1.4m into his fight to get a huge airport built in the Thames Estuary.

The beasts from the East

The beasts from the East

18 September 2013

Fleets of 747s carrying cargo headed for Saudi Arabia are set to land at a Kent airport.

Ferry bid 'throws good money after bad'

Ferry bid 'throws good money after bad'

18 September 2013

A council has been criticised for launching efforts to woo a new ferry company to its port as it is still owed money by its troubled former operator.

Multi-million plan for hotel on Margate seafront

Multi-million plan for hotel on Margate seafront

13 September 2013

A stunning vision has been unveiled of a multi-million pound hotel and apartment development to regenerate Margate’s historic seafront.

Villagers told of ‘£1m benefit’ if wind farm allowed

Villagers told of ‘£1m benefit’ if wind farm allowed

13 September 2013

A wind farm is being proposed in Eastchurch, close to an existing site which opened in February.

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