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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.

'If we don't use our High Street shops, we'll lose them'

'If we don't use our High Street shops, we'll lose them'

Shoppers could be given free parking in their town centres on Saturdays to help revive the local economy.

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Online banking and playstation users report outage

Online banking and playstation users report outage

Playstation gamers and customers using online banks including HSBC and Barclays are reporting problems with services this afternoon.

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Berry good news this month for Kent farmers' markets

Berry good news this month for Kent farmers' markets

This month's fresh produce in season on sale at the county's farmers' markets include fresh salad leaves and berries as well as cheeses and breads.

Anti-Amazon protest at Bluewater

Anti-Amazon protest at Bluewater

Protestors have stepped up their campaign against the retail giant after reporting Amazon to the regulator for 'price hikes during the pandemic'.

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Town's BID team strengthened

Town's BID team strengthened

After two years promoting one town a leading marketing executive has joined a neighbour.

Ocado faces week of disruption after major fire

Ocado faces week of disruption after major fire

An online retailer has warned customers of some disruption after three robots collided at one of its warehouses, sparking a major blaze.

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It's Freedom Day: But will you notice the difference?

It's Freedom Day: But will you notice the difference?

Laws over face masks and social distancing are scrapped today - but prepare to be disappointed if you expect things to be back to normal.

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Jobless figures continue to fall

Jobless figures continue to fall

across the county are continuing to fall as the economy continues to slowly improve after a year of .

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Lidl launches bid for new store

Lidl launches bid for new store

A budget supermarket giant has submitted plans to build a second branch as it eyes up expansion opportunities locally.

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Want to start your own business?

Want to start your own business?

A free online pop-up training school will be giving budding entrepreneurs the practical skills they need to get their own business off the ground.

National chain to open in long-empty superstore

National chain to open in long-empty superstore

A council says it is to benefit from 'very useful income' after finally securing a national chain to move into a vacant superstore.

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New plans for power station site

New plans for power station site

Plans for another warehouse, offices and a riverside area have been unveiled for the former Littlebrook power Station site.

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Jobs boost - but warning over skills shortage

Jobs boost - but warning over skills shortage

A survey has revealed the majority of firms in the county plan to hire staff this year - but there are warnings over a skills shortage.

Industrial park almost complete

Industrial park almost complete

After 18 years of set backs, tenants are set to move into a £24m industrial and trade development.

Fruit sales soar but could weather hit harvest?

Fruit sales soar but could weather hit harvest?

Changes to our shopping habits has fuelled a growth in fruit sales but the weather may see this year's crop hit.

Alcoholic water brand teams up with brewer

Alcoholic water brand teams up with brewer

Endorsed by one of the world's biggest stars, a new brand of alcoholic sparkling drinks are being launched in the UK.

Supermarket offers money off in return for old clothes

Supermarket offers money off in return for old clothes

A major supermarket chain is collecting unwanted clothes for recycling and offering money-off vouchers in return.

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Coffee giant opens latest outlet

Coffee giant opens latest outlet

One of the world's biggest coffee shop chains has opened another outlet in the county.

'Don't buy' warning for popular children's sun cream

'Don't buy' warning for popular children's sun cream

Two well-known sun creams, including one made for children, have failed Which? tests leading to a warning for shoppers to avoid them this summer.

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