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'Sorry to report that this is not our finest hour'

'Sorry to report that this is not our finest hour'

A popular military and vintage lifestyle event will not go ahead this month after a council raised visitor safety concerns because of coronavirus.

Still no resumption date for Kent Eurostar stops

Still no resumption date for Kent Eurostar stops

Three months after Kent stops ceased operation, Eurostar still doesn't know when they'll be used again.

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Lord Kitchener's cottage set for swanky holiday home transformation

Lord Kitchener's cottage set for swanky holiday home transformation

Hotel bosses want to transform a rundown cottage - formerly owned by Lord Kitchener - into a holiday home for wedding guests and families.

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'Premier Inn signs will ruin image of historic town'

'Premier Inn signs will ruin image of historic town'

Residents fear Premier Inn’s plans to install illuminated signs at a new hotel will destroy the image of a historic market town.

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Yo! Sushi reopening at shopping centre

Yo! Sushi reopening at shopping centre

A Kent Yo! Sushi branch is one of five nationwide welcoming customers tomorrow.

'V-shaped' recovery hopes after trade plans stalled

'V-shaped' recovery hopes after trade plans stalled

More than half of firms surveyed in a recent poll said Covid-19 had forced them to cancel or delay international trading plans.

Campaign to boost our hospitality industry

Campaign to boost our hospitality industry

Two of the county's major organisations have come together to help promote our pubs, restaurants, cafés and hotels as they reopen.

100 years of Dreamland

100 years of Dreamland

It's been a real rollercoaster for the seaside amusement park but Dreamland has managed to make it to its 100th birthday.

Dreamland turns 100!

Dreamland turns 100!

Britain's oldest surviving amusement park celebrates its centenary with a special event.

List of Bella Italia and Cafe Rouge restaurants to close revealed

List of Bella Italia and Cafe Rouge restaurants to close revealed

Four of the 91 restaurants to close after Casual Dining Group called in the administrators are in Kent

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Brewery agrees to new £25m lending deal

Brewery agrees to new £25m lending deal

One of the county's biggest employers has taken advantage of a government scheme to ease the financial pain of the lockdown.

Pub openings is 'recipe for disaster'

Pub openings is 'recipe for disaster'

A behavioural scientist believes social distancing during Saturday's re-openings will be 'impossible'.

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Leisure centre to close for a year

Leisure centre to close for a year

A popular leisure centre will remain closed for a year as part of a £6.5m refurbishment.

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Theatres still in the dark over reopening

Theatres still in the dark over reopening

Plans for theatres' reopening have been described as too vague by experts.

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Frankie & Benny's confirm restaurant closures

Frankie & Benny's confirm restaurant closures

The group which runs Frankie & Benny's has confirmed dozens of its branches will close down, while all Wagamama restaurants will reopen.

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Burger giant faces administration threat

Burger giant faces administration threat

A burger restaurant chain could go into administration unless new buyers are found.

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'Turning empty shops into restaurants could be way forward'

'Turning empty shops into restaurants could be way forward'

Retail bosses have indicated turning empty shops into restaurants will help revitalise a city centre during the incredibly tough economic climate.

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'Insulting and confusing' - the businesses still in lockdown

'Insulting and confusing' - the businesses still in lockdown

As trades like pubs and restaurants prepare to reopen, other businesses have been left in the dark by the government about when they can do the same.

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Eurotunnel has record number of bookings

Eurotunnel has record number of bookings

Online bookings this weekend for the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle have been busier than ever before as the easing of travel restrictions continues.

Why business must respond to Black Lives Matter movement

Why business must respond to Black Lives Matter movement

As protests continue, business leaders are being urged to look at their own company values to ensure equality.

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