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Theme park giants up the ante over £2.5bn rival's plans

Theme park giants up the ante over £2.5bn rival's plans

One of the world's biggest theme park operators has called for changes to a £2.5bn rival attraction to be built in Kent to face additional scrutiny.

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'I've eaten pizza every day for 27 years - now I'm opening Kent restaurant'

'I've eaten pizza every day for 27 years - now I'm opening Kent restaurant'

A restaurant owner who says he has eaten pizza everyday for 27 years is opening a new chain in a Kent shopping centre.

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Bowling alley, KFC, Kaspa's and Costa plans revealed

Bowling alley, KFC, Kaspa's and Costa plans revealed

Plans for a new bowling alley, KFC, Costa and Kaspa's have been put forward to replace the former Dickens World attraction.

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Shipping containers to become seafood restaurant

Shipping containers to become seafood restaurant

Re-purposed shipping containers are set to be converted into a new seafood restaurant overlooking a Kent town's harbour.

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Meet the men taking over high street

Meet the men taking over high street

A pair of businessmen are preparing to open their fourth and fifth eateries in the same high street.

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Pub relaunches after years of fire damage repairs

Pub relaunches after years of fire damage repairs

A rural pub is welcoming guests again, three years after being gutted by a blaze.

'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.

Tunnel operator losses £106m in first six months of 2021

Tunnel operator losses £106m in first six months of 2021

The cost of travel restrictions continues to take a sizeable bite out of the finances of the company behind the Channel Tunnel.

£30k raised already as celebs back bid to save restaurant

£30k raised already as celebs back bid to save restaurant

Chef Tom Kerridge and food critic Jay Rayner are among those fighting to save a Kent restaurant - with £30,000 raised in less than 24 hours.

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Council spends £26k on free bus service

Council spends £26k on free bus service

A council has splashed out £26k on a free bus service so residents and visitors can tour an island without putting their hands in their pockets.

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Was The Open the best or worst thing to happen to Sandwich?

Was The Open the best or worst thing to happen to Sandwich?

Long hailed as a driver for tourism, we look at how The Open has affected Sandwich.

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New seafront bar and rooftop will 'turn rubbish into gold'

New seafront bar and rooftop will 'turn rubbish into gold'

A Kent restaurateur is bidding to transform a derelict seafront eyesore that has sat empty for years into a boutique hotel with a rooftop bar.

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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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Historic ship docks ahead of crucial restoration

Historic ship docks ahead of crucial restoration

A historic ship has arrived in a harbour where she will be docked outside the country's biggest Wetherspoon's pub ahead of restoration work.

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Channel's largest ferry ready for action

Channel's largest ferry ready for action

The largest passenger ferry to operate across the Channel will begin services next month after successfully completing trials.

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KCC faces another challenging year balancing the books

KCC faces another challenging year balancing the books

The impact of the Covid crisis had on the public sector has been vividly underlined by the disclosure KCC was bailed out to the tune of £362m.

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From surprise rockstar gigs to bitchy bingo: The history of the club ravaged by fire

From surprise rockstar gigs to bitchy bingo: The history of the club ravaged by fire

A town centre nightclub and restaurant was devastated by a huge fire earlier this week, we delve into its deep and varied history.

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New bistro opens in town centre

New bistro opens in town centre

A new bistro serving everything from coffee to dinner to cocktails has opened in town centre.

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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Theme park site's wildlife status 'unreasonable and unjustified'

Theme park site's wildlife status 'unreasonable and unjustified'

Theme park bosses behind a planned £2.5bn attraction have blasted a decision granting the site special status to help protect wildlife and habitats.

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