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Fresh fears over house-building in Kent

Fresh fears over house-building in Kent

The government is facing a backlash over plans to automatically give developments the green light.

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Bid to bring arson-hit site back to life snubbed

Bid to bring arson-hit site back to life snubbed

Controversial plans to breathe life into a site that has remained empty since arsonists wrecked three businesses have been snubbed.

Rooms with a view for £800k

Rooms with a view for £800k

House hunters can take in the sea air with these high-spec two & three-bedroom new homes by the coast - but the price tag could take your breath away.

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Kent businesswoman who left school at 15 now owns 16th century hotel

Kent businesswoman who left school at 15 now owns 16th century hotel

A mum-of-two who quit school at 15 is about to reopen a 16th century coaching inn after a multimillion-pound investment.

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Pub demolition begins as builders move in

Pub demolition begins as builders move in

Demolition teams are at work knocking down an historic village pub - despite the building being listed as an asset of community value.

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Plan to rebuild our economy after Covid

Plan to rebuild our economy after Covid

After the twin shocks of Brexit and the pandemic, the South East Local Enterprise Partnership has unveiled its plans to help the recovery.

Luxury seafront apartments snapped up - but more to go on sale

Luxury seafront apartments snapped up - but more to go on sale

Bosses behind a luxury seafront development say they are ahead of schedule with almost all the first apartments snapped up by buyers.

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Neighbours unhappy with new mobile phone mast

Neighbours unhappy with new mobile phone mast

A new mobile phone mast erected near a petrol station has upset residents who say it's an ugly eyesore and will affect the view from many homes.

Plans submitted for 78-bed care home

Plans submitted for 78-bed care home

A developer is seeking permission to build a new care home as part of wider development plans for a site.

KEiBA 2021: Entries for top awards open this month

KEiBA 2021: Entries for top awards open this month

The region's most prestigious business awards will return for 2021 - here's all the details you need to get your entry ready.

Lake expectations for this £5.5m luxury home

Lake expectations for this £5.5m luxury home

Want a home with seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, and its own lake and waterfall? This Georgian-style residence in the Kent countryside has it all.

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4,000 homes spark 'permanent gridlock' fears at notorious junction

4,000 homes spark 'permanent gridlock' fears at notorious junction

A Kent MP fears a notoriously busy junction could become 'permanently gridlocked' if a council agrees to set aside land for thousands of homes.

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Fire-hit eyesore going under the hammer

Fire-hit eyesore going under the hammer

The derelict site of a building gutted by a massive fire seven years ago is set to be auctioned with a guide price of £750,000.

Large retirement home plan approved

Large retirement home plan approved

Homes are to be knocked down so a retirement home can be built in their place after a lengthy planning process.

Build-your-own house plots up for grabs

Build-your-own house plots up for grabs

Two plots are up for grabs allowing you to imitate TV show Grand Designs.

Companies owed £3m as one of oldest building firms goes bust

Companies owed £3m as one of oldest building firms goes bust

One of Kent's oldest firms went under owing almost £3 million to more than 250 companies, KentOnline can reveal.

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Parish council issues legal challenge in Local Plan battle

Parish council issues legal challenge in Local Plan battle

Parish council lawyers say a borough council's Local Plan consultation is not legally compliant and should be withdrawn.

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Caravan park approved by one vote

Caravan park approved by one vote

A council has given the go-ahead for holidays lets in the countryside, despite opposition.

Take a butchers at this historic home

Take a butchers at this historic home

You get a slice of Kentish history with this property which was a butchers shop run by the same family for more than a century. We take a look inside.

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'Blame the government, not councillors'

'Blame the government, not councillors'

A council leader said it would be unfair for voters to punish their local councillors for nationally imposed housing targets.

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