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'70ft mast will spoil cathedral views'

'70ft mast will spoil cathedral views'

A towering 5G mast standing almost 70ft tall would inflict 'permanent damage' if erected on a major city road, residents fear.

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Is it time to make the move to an all-electric car?

Is it time to make the move to an all-electric car?

We take a look at the pros and cons of making the move – and ask if the infrastructure is there to support a surge in sales?

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Covid support helpline to continue

Covid support helpline to continue

After nearly 20,000 calls, a helpline to help firms get through the pandemic is to continue.

Tenants flock to science park

Tenants flock to science park

Bosses at one major business complex say they expect 45 new tenants to have signed up by the end of the year.

Hospital secures new majority shareholder

Hospital secures new majority shareholder

The county's largest private hospital is set to benefit from a share of a £140m investment by its new majority shareholder.

Jobless figures fall again - but will furlough have sting in its tail?

Jobless figures fall again - but will furlough have sting in its tail?

The number of people claiming benefits has fallen once again this month as firms warn of a recruitment crisis.

Colleges and chamber unite to secure £5.6m

Colleges and chamber unite to secure £5.6m

Newly secured funding will be invested in ensuring Kent's colleges are delivering courses which fit the skills needs of local employers.

Road repair firm signs major deal with Greek government

Road repair firm signs major deal with Greek government

A company which specialises in a more environmentally-friendly approach to road repairs has clinched a key deal.

Fury over plans for UK's joint biggest solar farm

Fury over plans for UK's joint biggest solar farm

Residents are fighting plans to build what would be the UK’s joint largest solar farm on the outskirts of their village.

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Europe's biggest theme park will go ahead despite 'naysayers and doom-mongers'

Europe's biggest theme park will go ahead despite 'naysayers and doom-mongers'

The man driving a £2.5bn theme park project says it will be built as he unveils first firms to be appointed to work on it.

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Park signs deal to boost start-ups

Park signs deal to boost start-ups

A major science park in the county is taking further steps to help boost the sector with a new tie-up.

'Firms are entering a dangerous moment'

'Firms are entering a dangerous moment'

A leading business organisation warns of an 'autumn storm' of challenges to the county's small firms.

Innovation centre joins science park network

Innovation centre joins science park network

A soon-to-open business centre in the county hopes to benefit from joining a nationwide network of science parks.

Sustainable future tops summit agenda

Sustainable future tops summit agenda

One of the county's leading business events will be back for a fifth year in January - with green issues on the agenda.

Is Kent ready to go contactless?

Is Kent ready to go contactless?

What would happen if we did away with 'real' money? We investigate by taking a trip down one high street in the county.

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Ten of the best to get growth support

Ten of the best to get growth support

A number of businesses in the life sciences sector are set to benefit from an eight-week programme designed to boost growth.

£30m research facility takes shape

£30m research facility takes shape

An MP has praised progress on a major investment designed to help boost one of the nation's most essential sectors.

Jobless figures tumble across the county

Jobless figures tumble across the county

There has been another drop in those claiming Universal Credit - but will the end of furlough bring back-to-back falls to an end?

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Jobs warning over net zero targets

Jobs warning over net zero targets

Thousands of jobs in the region could be at risk unless the UK accelerates the pace of its transition to becoming carbon neutral, it has been warned.

Millions in grant money up for grabs

Millions in grant money up for grabs

A key sector of the county's economy is now able to apply to land research and development funding worth up to £250,000.

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