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'We're on a mission to make a difference'

'We're on a mission to make a difference'

A series of monthly networking sessions start this month aimed at helping firms bounce back after the pandemic.

Pharmacy and estate agents set to open

Pharmacy and estate agents set to open

Those living on one of the county's new developments are set to see new additions.

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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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.

Powerful history of Dungeness nuclear power station

Powerful history of Dungeness nuclear power station

The curtain is slowly being drawn on Kent's only nuclear reactors - we look back to when the site was first commissioned.

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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.

See inside Kent's nuclear power station

See inside Kent's nuclear power station

As Dungeness prepares to be defuelled, EDF granted us special access inside the huge ageing power station - from the reactor to the turbine hall.

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Instructors unite to ease learner backlog

Instructors unite to ease learner backlog

A new site and app has been developed in the county to help tackle the queues of learner drivers waiting for driving lessons.

Cameras on new £6m bin lorry fleet to tackle collection woes

Cameras on new £6m bin lorry fleet to tackle collection woes

A local authority has splashed out more than £6 million on new bin lorries fitted with CCTV cameras to capture problems on their routes.

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Park hires new business chief to drive growth

Park hires new business chief to drive growth

One of the county's leading business parks has recruited a senior figure to help attract more firms to the site.

Solar expert teams up with oil giant

Solar expert teams up with oil giant

A firm has joined a programme designed to help advance renewable energies at one of the world's biggest oil companies.

How to fight back against cybercrime

How to fight back against cybercrime

A major new initiative to tackle online crime will be officially launched during a free online forum later this month.

Freedom Day delay a 'hammer blow' for firms

Freedom Day delay a 'hammer blow' for firms

Many businesses will be counting the cost of a delay to the easing of restrictions - after Boris Johnson's announcement last night.

Deadline looms for apprenticeship awards

Deadline looms for apprenticeship awards

A leading apprenticeship award scheme takes places later this year - but time is running out to enter your nominations.

Paper mill giant vows to hit net zero

Paper mill giant vows to hit net zero

Owners of the UK's largest paper mill have become the latest to sign up to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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Union 'stunned' at decision to decommission power station

Union 'stunned' at decision to decommission power station

Union chiefs have called for 'security and certainty' for the 700 workers at a nuclear power station after the process began to decommission it.

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Power station to move into defuelling phase with immediate effect

Power station to move into defuelling phase with immediate effect

EDF has taken the decision not to restart the Dungeness B nuclear power station, but to move it into the defuelling stage right away.

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Tourist hotspots get 4G boost

Tourist hotspots get 4G boost

A major mobile network is upgrading coverage and speeds for two of the county's most popular tourist destinations.

Hydrogen plant dubbed ‘UK first’ to be built by next year

Hydrogen plant dubbed ‘UK first’ to be built by next year

Construction work on a hydrogen plant is finally set to begin after Covid pushed the plans behind schedule.

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Many firms still locked in 'survival mode'

Many firms still locked in 'survival mode'

A survey has revealed how many owner-managed businesses are walking a tight-rope due to the impact of the pandemic.

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