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Multi-storey car park will be lit up at night

Multi-storey car park will be lit up at night

Plans for a five-storey car park which will be lit up at night have moved a step forward after an outline planning application was submitted.

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Huge development moving forward

Huge development moving forward

The second stage of a £650million regeneration project on former dockyard land, has got off the ground.

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Bus station to get £1.5million revamp

Bus station to get £1.5million revamp

Plans to transform a run-down bus station are expected to be submitted later this year.

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Parish fights to regain control of green space

Parish fights to regain control of green space

A borough council is refusing to let go of a playground once earmarked for development.

Council's plan for 400 homes next to station

Council's plan for 400 homes next to station

A mixture of town houses and flats could go either side of a town centre station, along with offices and a health centre.

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'The air could fill with toxic gas as far as six miles away'

'The air could fill with toxic gas as far as six miles away'

A fire at a planned solar farm could pose a “significant risk” to the surrounding population, an expert in biochemical engineering has warned.

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'If they can build here, they can build anywhere'

'If they can build here, they can build anywhere'

Plans to build homes next to a 900-year-old nunnery are being discussed a public inquiry this week.

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'We can't magically build new homes'

'We can't magically build new homes'

About 1,000 homes planned for a part of Kent have not been built, council documents have revealed.

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Apprenticeship graduation ceremony - how to get your ticket

Apprenticeship graduation ceremony - how to get your ticket

First event of its kind in the county to honour apprentices - but tickets are going fast.

'No credible alternative' to controversial scheme

'No credible alternative' to controversial scheme

A council leader claims there is "no credible alternative" to a controversial housing scheme - which has sparked years of protests.

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Uncertainty surrounds sale of former coal mine

Uncertainty surrounds sale of former coal mine

The sale of a former colliery is yet to be agreed according to staff, but "plans are progressing".

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First phase of new leisure complex opening

First phase of new leisure complex opening

Pizza, gelato and booze will be on offer when the first part of a leisure complex opens.

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Revised farmland plan now includes winery

Revised farmland plan now includes winery

A controversial housing project rejected by councillors and residents is being resurrected.

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More than 6,000 homes left empty

More than 6,000 homes left empty

More than 6,170 properties worth an estimated £1.8 billion in the county have no one living in them.

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Londis could become dentist

Londis could become dentist

Plans for a dental practice to replace a Londis have been submitted as a second one is set to become flats.

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Fate of 675 houses in hands of inspector

Fate of 675 houses in hands of inspector

Plans for 675 homes, a primary school, shops and a rugby clubhouse will be decided on by the government.

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'Ugly' flats plan ridiculed

'Ugly' flats plan ridiculed

An industrial store is to be converted into nine flats despite strong criticism from councillors.

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Car park 'chaos' condemned

Car park 'chaos' condemned

A multi-storey car park will finally open in September - five months behind schedule.

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Kent's engineering feats

Kent's engineering feats

Some of Kent's finest engineering has made it easier for us to get around the county and beyond.

Aerial photos show M20 junction from above

Aerial photos show M20 junction from above

Eye-catching aerial images show how work is progressing on a multi-million pound junction due to open soon.

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