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Open day event at £40m former colliery site

Open day event at £40m former colliery site

Ambitious plans at former colliery site intend to see it become a major visitor attraction as well as business hub.

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Firm secures contract for work on tiny mid-Atlantic island

Firm secures contract for work on tiny mid-Atlantic island

Company will travel more than 4,000 miles to help instal key equipment on a small volcanic island in the middle of the ocean.

Developers scrap power station plans

Developers scrap power station plans

Plans to build a power station next to a children's trampoline park in an industrial estate have been withdrawn by developers.

Innovation park to create up to 1,300 jobs

Innovation park to create up to 1,300 jobs

Firms could be moving in as early as next year to a business park which is set to create hundreds of jobs.

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Fire service launches risk protection business portal

Fire service launches risk protection business portal

Innovative online portal from fire service is designed to help firms protect against risks and hazards.

Power station plan for run-down warehouse

Power station plan for run-down warehouse

A power station could be built on an industrial estate to help ease pressures on the National Grid at times of high demand.

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Innovative app launches to help boost trade

Innovative app launches to help boost trade

Designed to allow traders to fill empty appointments, users also get to cherry pick only those available at a time that suits.

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Commercial park all set for take-off

Commercial park all set for take-off

Development is set to attract jobs and businesses to the site once up and running.

Fresh call for £45m space camp to take-off

Fresh call for £45m space camp to take-off

Retired engineer hopes to finally get an ambitious space camp off the ground in the county.

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Nuclear power station reactor to come off grid for three months

Nuclear power station reactor to come off grid for three months

Some 500 extra workers will descend on site for a once-every-three-years maintenance programme which will cost around £30million.

IT firm in £7.9m takeover deal

IT firm in £7.9m takeover deal

Firm adds to its portfolio with acquisition of Surrey-based commercial IT specialist.

Rural business warning over 4G coverage

Rural business warning over 4G coverage

Landowners and rural business organisation says 4G must be fixed first before 5G rollout

Research charity confirms well-known producer as chairman

Research charity confirms well-known producer as chairman

Charity helps fund the work of scientists as NIAB EMR - the facility formerly known as East Malling Research.

'Build Britain's biggest solar farm elsewhere'

'Build Britain's biggest solar farm elsewhere'

City councillors have written to the Energy Secretary in a bid to halt plans for the UK's largest solar park in their district.

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Medical manufacturing firm sold

Medical manufacturing firm sold

A medical research and manufacturing company based in the county for more than 40 years has been bought by a global optical components firm.

Wind farm extension plans submitted

Wind farm extension plans submitted

Plans have been submitted for a wind farm to be extended by up to 34 turbines by 2023.

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Free storage offer for tech start-ups

Free storage offer for tech start-ups

Company hopes introductory offer will win over a host of new customers

Meet the emerging king of the strawberry crop

Meet the emerging king of the strawberry crop

Developed in Kent, one strawberry is proving a huge hit with producers and supermarkets while also ploughing cash back into scientific research.

Rural areas to get broadband boost, vows government

Rural areas to get broadband boost, vows government

Review could finally see an end to slow internet speeds in many of Kent's rural areas, while all new homes would also get super-fast connections.

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Solar firm abuzz with honey production plan

Solar firm abuzz with honey production plan

Company which relies on the sun for the energy for its products, is now hoping bees shine with honey production.

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