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KEiBA 2021: All the winners revealed

KEiBA 2021: All the winners revealed

The Kent Excellence in Business Awards are back for 2021 - find out who lifted the prestigious trophies here.

280-tonne transformer move to close road

280-tonne transformer move to close road

A road will be closed as specialists move a 280-tonne electricity transformer into position at a power station.

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Ferry firm launches customs clearance centre

Ferry firm launches customs clearance centre

As importers and exporters grapple with the new rules post-Brexit, a ferry firm has launched a new service to help.

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Southeastern trains are no more as government takes over

Southeastern trains are no more as government takes over

After 25 years of operating most of Kent's trains, Southeastern has stepped down after being stripped of its franchise.

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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.

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.

Union demands answers after train firm derailed

Union demands answers after train firm derailed

As Southeastern approaches the end of the line this weekend, a union is demanding its bosses are stripped of other rail franchises.

Fuel group call for inquiry into petrol crisis

Fuel group call for inquiry into petrol crisis

A group representing petrol retailers has called for an independent inquiry into the fuel crisis, amid concerns the recovery is happening too slowly.

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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.

Uber Boats adds more Kent to London sailings

Uber Boats adds more Kent to London sailings

A popular river cruise service ferrying passengers from Kent to London is back for yet more special sailings following popular demand.

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A20 to close again as traffic lights installed

A20 to close again as traffic lights installed

Contractors will shut a closure-hit section of the A20 again next week as work starts on the installation of traffic lights.

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Young people encouraged to take up lorry driving

Young people encouraged to take up lorry driving

KCC's economic director has suggested young people could help solve driver shortages faced by the haulage industry.

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'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.

'Fuel crisis comes just as firms were hoping to return to normal'

'Fuel crisis comes just as firms were hoping to return to normal'

Employers are facing yet another challenge as the fuel crisis continues; getting staff into the workplace.

Southeastern's rollercoaster ride on our rails ends

Southeastern's rollercoaster ride on our rails ends

What now for Kent's train passengers? We take a look at the chequered history of the latest franchise to fall off the rails.

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Train company Southeastern taken over by government

Train company Southeastern taken over by government

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has revealed in a series of Tweets that the rail company which serves Kent has been stripped of its franchise.

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9 ways to help save the fuel in your car

9 ways to help save the fuel in your car

Looking to make the petrol or diesel in your car last longer? Motoring experts say there is plenty drivers can do. Here's some top tips:

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Fireworks hit by supply issues ahead of Bonfire Night

Fireworks hit by supply issues ahead of Bonfire Night

The UK's stock of fireworks is the latest item to be hit by supply issues, which may lead to less availability and higher prices.

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Car prices rising faster than earnings

Car prices rising faster than earnings

The financial pressures on motorists continue as it is revealed the prices of some of our most popular cars are rising faster than wages.

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