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Kent leads the way with apples and pears

Kent leads the way with apples and pears

Sponsored editorial: The Kent apple harvest got underway recently with AC Goatham & Son at the forefront.

Experts to debate performance of economy

Experts to debate performance of economy

A free event will feature a host of big names from the county as they debate the latest economic outcomes.

Could recovery be slower than expected?

Could recovery be slower than expected?

The latest GDP figures reveal a bounce back after a drop between January and March - but one expert warns recovery could be slower than hoped.

Town centre firms get extra support

Town centre firms get extra support

A council-backed scheme will offer free advice to help firms bounce back after the pandemic.

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Taste of Kent Awards 2021: Winners revealed

Taste of Kent Awards 2021: Winners revealed

During a virtual live ceremony on Tuesday night, the winners of this year's Taste of Kent Awards were unveiled.

'Lockdown forced me to adapt - now my business is stronger than ever'

'Lockdown forced me to adapt - now my business is stronger than ever'

While many businesses were hit hard by lockdown, a driving dog salon, HR company, craft shop and others have found ways to grow in hard times.

Soundbites session feature top academics

Soundbites session feature top academics

Business insight will be on offer as a series of webinars take place online, with the first taking place next month.

Plans to transform derelict toy shop

Plans to transform derelict toy shop

A planning application which would see the site of a popular high street games store rejuvenated has been submitted.

Plastic bag cost to double in all shops

Plastic bag cost to double in all shops

The cost of plastic carrier bags is to double this month with all shops, regardless of their size, included in the new rules.

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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.

Strawberry proves a hit for Sir James Dyson

Strawberry proves a hit for Sir James Dyson

A Kent strawberry has become the latest fruit to benefit from a state-of-the-art glasshouse run by Sir James Dyson.

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Get up to £250 for unwanted furniture

Get up to £250 for unwanted furniture

A furniture retailer is offering to pay customers up to £250 for items they no longer want. Here's how the scheme will work:

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.

The changing face of the county town centre

The changing face of the county town centre

When shoppers returned to Maidstone town centre, it was apparent that it was a very different retail world than before the pandemic.

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Coffee and tea firm raises cup to revenue rise

Coffee and tea firm raises cup to revenue rise

A specialist tea and coffee company says revenues have soared over the last 12 months.

The high street where 40 shops have shut in one year

The high street where 40 shops have shut in one year

More than 40 stores and eateries have closed in the last 12 months in one shopping area alone - but the opening of new businesses spells fresh hope.

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Big plans for brewery after takeover

Big plans for brewery after takeover

A new management team plans investment into a brewery following completion of its takeover.

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'Studio' car showroom opens

'Studio' car showroom opens

A new car dealership showroom has opened in the county - piloting a slimmed-down car-buying experience.

Webinar to help tackle cyber attacks

Webinar to help tackle cyber attacks

An IT firm is hosting a free webinar to show businesses how to protect themselves from cyber attacks.

Top awards for car dealerships

Top awards for car dealerships

Two of the county's car showrooms have won top national awards.

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