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Founder of logistics giant steps down

Founder of logistics giant steps down

The co-founder of a major logistics company is to step down from the company he has led for more than 30 years.

Stack stood down after counter-terror operation

Stack stood down after counter-terror operation

Operation Stack has been stood down more than 12 hours after it was instigated following a nation-wide counter-terror operation.

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'7,000 lorries to queue in Kent' warns leaked Brexit report

'7,000 lorries to queue in Kent' warns leaked Brexit report

Confidential Government documents have warned of queues of 7,000 lorries in Kent post-Brexit.

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Ebbsfleet's Covid site to be used for Brexit

Ebbsfleet's Covid site to be used for Brexit

Part of a station car park that had been set up for Covid-19 testing is now to be used for Brexit in a shock move by the Government.

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Call for more help for small firms

Call for more help for small firms

A business organisation is calling on the government to provide further support for small firms as they look to get workers back in the office.

Eurotunnel passenger traffic slumps during August

Eurotunnel passenger traffic slumps during August

The impact of quarantine on those returning from France saw passenger traffic on Eurotunnel during August 28% down on last year.

Dealership opens up new showroom

Dealership opens up new showroom

Car buyers have a new facility to look around after a dealer unveiled its latest showroom.

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Extra 50,000 seats on Kent's rail services

Extra 50,000 seats on Kent's rail services

A new timetable on many Kent rail services comes into force on Monday - and with it thousands of extra seats to enable social distancing.

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Self-employed urged to apply for Covid cash grants

Self-employed urged to apply for Covid cash grants

The government's latest round of support allows the self-employed to access funding to allow them to survive the health crisis.

Future of taxi firms thrown into doubt

Future of taxi firms thrown into doubt

The manager of a taxi company is concerned that the industry is irreparably damaged, after business plummeted as the pandemic hit.

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'Don't hike fuel prices again' warns campaign group

'Don't hike fuel prices again' warns campaign group

After reports Rishi Sunak is considering a hike in fuel duty, a campaign group is calling for the government not to hit motorists in the pocket.

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Coach firm drives forward after lockdown

Coach firm drives forward after lockdown

A coach firm says a raft of safety measures in the light of the pandemic should reassure its passengers as it resumes trips.

New Kent railway station on track for green light

New Kent railway station on track for green light

Controversial plans to create a multi-million pound train station in east Kent has been recommended for approval ahead of a crunch meeting.

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All change for school buses next week

All change for school buses next week

Extra buses and student-only Covid-29 compliant coaches introduced for the school runs when pupils goes back to class.

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Technology to help passengers pick best train

Technology to help passengers pick best train

In a UK first, passenger data will be released by Southeastern to help people choose travel times.

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Electrical goods giant opens new depot

Electrical goods giant opens new depot

After a spike in sales during the lockdown, a major online electrical goods supplier has opened a depot in the county.

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Port's role in £5bn 'super sewer' system

Port's role in £5bn 'super sewer' system

The first train carrying key components for a multi-billion pound sewer system have arrived at a Kent port.

Fuel firm opens new depot

Fuel firm opens new depot

A fuel supplier has switched its Kent base as it looks to broaden its customer base.

Firm invests £2.5m in raising its game

Firm invests £2.5m in raising its game

A firm has splashed out on its fleet of specialist vehicles to boost its offering to customers.

Dashboard charts county's economic recovery after Covid

Dashboard charts county's economic recovery after Covid

A host of data has been combined to provide an insight into how Kent and Medway's economies are faring after the lockdown.

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