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No end in sight for Op Brock on M20

No end in sight for Op Brock on M20

Bosses say there is no set date for the removal of a hated contraflow on the M20 which was introduced ahead of Brexit.

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Jobs warning despite roadmap out of lockdown

Jobs warning despite roadmap out of lockdown

A leading business figure in Kent has said jobs and businesses 'hang by a thread' despite the proposed lifting of restrictions over the coming months.

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£1m station upgrade link tied into apartment plans

£1m station upgrade link tied into apartment plans

A developer has teamed up with the county's largest rail operator to offer station upgrades as part of plans for almost 200 new apartments.

Firms call for 'most ambitious Budget in modern history'

Firms call for 'most ambitious Budget in modern history'

The Chancellor is being called upon to help many firms who have struggled to survive as a result of not being able to access government support.

Covid lorry driver testing at Manston scaled back

Covid lorry driver testing at Manston scaled back

New rules mean that cross channel lorry drivers who spend less than 48 hours in the UK will no longer need a Covid test to return to France.

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Tram link put forward for theme park review

Tram link put forward for theme park review

Promoters of a tram link between Kent and Essex say it could resolve transport concerns over a multi-billion pound theme park currently under review.

Residents hit out at 'monstrosity' flyover

Residents hit out at 'monstrosity' flyover

A council has been accused of trying to "pull the wool over people's eyes" by including a new bridge as part of a £170m development scheme.

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'Charging residents to go about their daily lives isn't something we can support'

'Charging residents to go about their daily lives isn't something we can support'

A proposed tax on motorists in Kent crossing into the capital has drawn opposition from the London Mayor's own party as a petition tallies thousands.

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Bid to reopen Manston as airport quashed

Bid to reopen Manston as airport quashed

The Government go-ahead on reopening Manston as an airport has been officially quashed by the High Court.

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Kent gets Brexit help from 33 police forces

Kent gets Brexit help from 33 police forces

There have been very few Brexit queues as police officers from 33 forces come to help out in Kent.

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GDP tumbles as lockdown takes a toll

GDP tumbles as lockdown takes a toll

The UK economy in 2020 took a huge blow with one leading business figure says there is 'little cheer' in figures released today.

Ferry firm's thank-you to truckers

Ferry firm's thank-you to truckers

A ferry company is acknowledging the vital work of hauliers by giving drivers sailing on its ships free meals and discounts on its on-board shops.

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Free parking for electric vehicles

Free parking for electric vehicles

A Kent council has unanimously approved plans to make parking free for electric vehicles.

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Digital agency in £10,000 giveaway

Digital agency in £10,000 giveaway

A digital marketing firm is offering £10,000 worth of its services to one lucky winner to help them bounce back after the lockdown.

So far so good....

So far so good....

Thousands of lorries a day are now reaching the Channel ports, back to normal levels, but post-Brexit traffic pandemonium has still been kept at bay.

Pressure grows in bid to save Eurostar

Pressure grows in bid to save Eurostar

A major petition has been launched by a union amid fears Eurostar could collapse due to travel restrictions.

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IoD strengthens its ranks

IoD strengthens its ranks

The new chair of the Kent branch of a leading business organisation has appointed five key figures.

Millions spent renting land for Brexit lorry park

Millions spent renting land for Brexit lorry park

The government has paid the owner of land being used as a Brexit lorry park almost £6m in rent.

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Port bid could bring 25,000 jobs and millions in investment

Port bid could bring 25,000 jobs and millions in investment

A plan to build a new port in the Thames estuary could generate thousands of jobs for people in Kent, according to the team behind the project.

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Post-Brexit traffic gridlock still 'distinct possibility'

Post-Brexit traffic gridlock still 'distinct possibility'

The current lockdown is one reason why roads have not so far been swamped with lorries despite fears of post-Brexit gridlock.

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