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Why you might find a whale in your stocking

Why you might find a whale in your stocking

Christmas gifts marking the visit of Benny the Beluga whale to Kent have been flying off the shelves.

Peacocks store holds 'closing down sale'

Peacocks store holds 'closing down sale'

Clothing chain Peacocks could be shutting one of its branches after signs appeared in its shop windows advertising a "closing down sale".

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Bed's price could make you white as a sheet

Bed's price could make you white as a sheet

One of the world's most expensive beds, made from luxury fibre worth more than gold, has gone on display in Kent.

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Small Business Saturday: Support your local traders this weekend

Small Business Saturday: Support your local traders this weekend

Annual event, now in its sixth year, shines the spotlight on the county's SMEs.

Thousands to rely on free meals this Christmas

Thousands to rely on free meals this Christmas

With thousands of families in Kent struggling to put a meal on the table, a charity aims to make sure everyone has enough to eat this festive season.

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New superstore opens its doors

New superstore opens its doors

A long-awaited Sainsbury's has welcomed its first customers.

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After Black Friday and Cyber Monday...here comes Small Business Saturday

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday...here comes Small Business Saturday

National day of action to encourage us all to 'shop local' takes place this weekend.

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County's agencies unite to help boost Kent's growth

County's agencies unite to help boost Kent's growth

Kent's inward investment agencies create informal forum to present united vision for the county.

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Sandwich giant signs deal for further store work

Sandwich giant signs deal for further store work

Kent mechanical and electrical specialists will continue relationship with major sandwich chain.

Major report reveals overseas expansion anxiety

Major report reveals overseas expansion anxiety

A report from business experts polled views of firms across the country and revealed many were not considering international growth.

New Lidl store planned for town

New Lidl store planned for town

An application to open a new Lidl supermarket and build six commercial units has been sent to the council - just around the corner from a Morrisons.

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Vineyard reports bumper harvest thanks to summer sun

Vineyard reports bumper harvest thanks to summer sun

A vineyard has reported a bumper crop as the county's growers cash in on the long hot summer of this year.

Power cut plunges shops into darkness

Power cut plunges shops into darkness

Large parts of a town and an entire shopping centre were left without power after a major outage.

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Firm flies staff to Dublin for weekend 'thank you'

Firm flies staff to Dublin for weekend 'thank you'

More than 25 staff flown to Ireland for all expenses paid weekend to thank them for their efforts during 2018.

Firm courts council over move to airport site

Firm courts council over move to airport site

Company says it could double its staff numbers if it moves production site to service global client base.

Young designer sets out to prove doubters wrong

Young designer sets out to prove doubters wrong

A young entrepreneur says he started his own clothing brand to help his disabled parents – and now hopes he can inspire others to fulfil their dreams.

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High street ranked second healthiest in Britain

High street ranked second healthiest in Britain

A high street has been ranked among the UK's healthiest thanks to its higher number of cafes and vape shops compared to off-licences and takeaways.

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35 jobs affected in Co-op closure

35 jobs affected in Co-op closure

Co-op will close this month as there continues to be uncertainty over its future.

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Olympic star's café to close

Olympic star's café to close

A café owned by double Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes is set to shut as she looks ahead to a fresh start.

Black Friday launch for new Nasons after takeover

Black Friday launch for new Nasons after takeover

An historic department store which closed last month has been rescued after it was taken over in a deal signed this week.

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