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Salad factory worker dies after contracting Covid

Salad factory worker dies after contracting Covid

A union has called for mass testing at a food factory which supplies salads for Marks and Spencer after an employee died of coronavirus.

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New McDonald's restaurant and drive-thru to open

New McDonald's restaurant and drive-thru to open

A new drive-thru McDonald's located just one mile from another of the fast food restaurants - will open its doors this week.

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New Subway due to open in mall

New Subway due to open in mall

A new branch of Subway will open in a town centre shopping mall as soon as lockdown is over.

Bid to transform quarry into luxury homes

Bid to transform quarry into luxury homes

Plans have been submitted to transform a former quarry site into a £81 million new homes development which will include 200 flats.

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Plans for 1,750-home 'new village' revealed

Plans for 1,750-home 'new village' revealed

Developers have created a vision for a huge new housing estate across 178 acres of farmland next to a motorway.

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Costa drive-thru and cafe planned for busy route

Costa drive-thru and cafe planned for busy route

A controversial bid to open a drive-thru Costa opposite a McDonald’s and KFC in Whitstable is back on the table.

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First look at new Sainsbury's layout at revamped store

First look at new Sainsbury's layout at revamped store

A new market-inspired layout will greet shoppers returning to a Sainsbury's store in Kent which is the first of its type in the country.

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New hires after contract success

New hires after contract success

A company has recruited a number of new staff members after winning key contracts.

Economist wins top award for long service

Economist wins top award for long service

An economist has been presented with a major award by an organisation representing rural industry.

Webinar to help boost 2021 trade

Webinar to help boost 2021 trade

An online event takes place next month ahead of the second phase of a major, free, support programme for businesses.

New Sainsbury's still on target despite job cuts

New Sainsbury's still on target despite job cuts

Recent job cuts announced by a supermarket giant will not affect the new store which is being built in a Kent village.

Marlowe receives £3million government grant

Marlowe receives £3million government grant

Kent's top theatre is celebrating after being awarded a government investment to help its survival.

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Online event to boost cross-Channel trade

Online event to boost cross-Channel trade

SMEs in the county are encouraged to register for an online event to help fuel growth taking place next week.

Pilates studio to open at luxury seafront complex

Pilates studio to open at luxury seafront complex

A prime seafront spot previously earmarked for a swanky wine bar will instead be turned into a pilates studio, it has been confirmed.

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Too-wide breakdown-prone dustcarts to be ditched

Too-wide breakdown-prone dustcarts to be ditched

A new fleet of rubbish trucks will replace outdated models on the streets in east Kent next year when a council gains control of emptying bins.

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Scientists make move on park

Scientists make move on park

A firm which is marking its 10th anniversary has moved into its biggest laboratory - and promises new jobs.

Hundreds of Argos stores to close

Hundreds of Argos stores to close

Argos stores in the county face an uncertain future after owners Sainsbury's announced it was to close 420 branches nationwide.

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County set to cash in on pandemic revolution

County set to cash in on pandemic revolution

The Kent Property Market Report 2020 has been unveiled - and despite the challenges there's plenty of optimism for the county's growth.

'Devastating' impact of second lockdown on firms

'Devastating' impact of second lockdown on firms

A leading business figure has voiced fears over the lockdown - and the impact of Brexit in the new year.

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Webinar to focus on Job Support Scheme

Webinar to focus on Job Support Scheme

A free webinar open to firms across the county takes place on Thursday - aimed at explaining the latest bid to protect jobs during the pandemic.

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