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Stroke unit to close six months early

Stroke unit to close six months early

A staffing crisis has led to a stroke unit closing earlier than expected.

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Retail giant faces challenge to restructuring plans

Retail giant faces challenge to restructuring plans

US property group is taking action in UK courts over planned shake-up of major retail group.

Former Virgin exec becomes CEO at leading agency

Former Virgin exec becomes CEO at leading agency

New CEO was key executive for Sir Richard Branson.

Town in push to become creative hub

Town in push to become creative hub

Project will identify town's key selling points to promote to creative industries.

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Threatened befriending service is saved

Threatened befriending service is saved

A service which gives lonely elderly people a friend has been saved at the eleventh hour.

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Financial problems for high street retailer

Financial problems for high street retailer

Popular store, with branches across Kent, is examining options for its future - including a possible sale.

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Power plant approved at paper mill site

Power plant approved at paper mill site

Plans to create a new power plant at a paper mill have been approved by the government.

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Independent beer brewers call for reform

Independent beer brewers call for reform

Changes in regulations would fuel growth and create jobs, saw independents.

Country's oldest building firm collapses

Country's oldest building firm collapses

Job losses as company run by 13 generations of the same family pulls down the shutters.

William Hill to close 700 high street stores

William Hill to close 700 high street stores

Betting firm says some 4,500 jobs could be lost as a result of the move.

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Time running out to enter two major award events

Time running out to enter two major award events

Free entry for firms to two of the county's premier business events - but deadline is fast approaching.

Two town centre offices sold in £4.1m deal

Two town centre offices sold in £4.1m deal

Major investment in key sites hope to attract young businesses/

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Councillors' expenses and allowances bill revealed

Councillors' expenses and allowances bill revealed

The amount awarded to councillors at Kent County Council for their expenses and allowances has been unveiled in a report.

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Council drops own company from school scheme

Council drops own company from school scheme

A council is set to drop its own trading company from overseeing the development of a new independent school for children with special needs.

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Holidays cancelled as travel company goes bust

Holidays cancelled as travel company goes bust

Customers have been left fuming and dozens of jobs have been lost after a travel firm unexpectedly crumbled into insolvency.

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Property tycoon's house burgled

Property tycoon's house burgled

A property mogul is offering a £10,000 reward for information after his home was burgled by someone he described as a "Romanian man".

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More than 50 jobs to go as college faces funding cuts

More than 50 jobs to go as college faces funding cuts

A college is preparing to axe 50 jobs at the end of this term following drastic cuts in government funding.

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Boots confirms plans to close 200 stores

Boots confirms plans to close 200 stores

Another high street giant has responded to difficult trading conditions with plans to close hundreds of stores.

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MP attacked for joining prisons march

MP attacked for joining prisons march

A Conservative MP has come under fire after joining a march in support of prison officers demanding earlier retirement.

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Popular petrol station and store put up for sale

Popular petrol station and store put up for sale

Buyers sought for successful business with £20,000 weekly turnover.

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