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Port signs £6m maintenance deal

Port signs £6m maintenance deal

Major four-year deal will see Wakefield-based firm handle electrical and mechanical maintenance issues at port.

Manston Airport plan talks continue

Manston Airport plan talks continue

A council leader has been questioned about discussions to reopen an airport four years after it closed.

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Leader backs council-owned business amid complaints

Leader backs council-owned business amid complaints

A trading company which runs many services for a council has come under the spotlight after being accused of incompetence by opposition politicians.

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Landowners tapped up over huge lorry park plan

Landowners tapped up over huge lorry park plan

About 1,000 landowners across Kent have received letters from highways bosses as the government aims to find a solution to Operation Stack.

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Council to review loss-making port

Council to review loss-making port

A council is to set up an independent working group to discuss future plans to save its loss-making port.

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Call to extend Crossrail into Kent backed

Call to extend Crossrail into Kent backed

High-profile firms including Shepherd Neame and Heathrow Airport have penned a letter to government in support of the "C2E" campaign.

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Chaos of no-deal Brexit revealed in council report

Chaos of no-deal Brexit revealed in council report

Gridlocked roads caused by a no-deal Brexit could leave household rubbish uncollected and carers unable to reach elderly people, a report has warned.

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Fake courier jailed after conning businesses

Fake courier jailed after conning businesses

Two businesses planning to take part in the world’s biggest food and drink show were conned by a fake courier who delivered none of their goods.

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Bus company appoints new managing director

Bus company appoints new managing director

Bus firm will see new regional MD in post in the spring of 2019.

Rail bosses and Chris Grayling slammed for timetable shambles

Rail bosses and Chris Grayling slammed for timetable shambles

Rail bosses are pulling out all the stops to ensure the launch of this Sunday's new train timetable runs smoothly after a mauling by MPs.

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Power station plans given green light

Power station plans given green light

Massive plans for development at a power station have been given the go-ahead.

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Rail fares to increase by 3.1%

Rail fares to increase by 3.1%

Hard-pressed rail commuters will see fares rise by an average of 3.1% next year, train bosses confirmed today.

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Logistics firm hires two big hitters to spearhead European growth

Logistics firm hires two big hitters to spearhead European growth

Duo will help logistics firm as it looks to grow its presence in Europe.

New tunnel 'should not have peak charges'

New tunnel 'should not have peak charges'

A new river crossing linking Kent and Essex should not have peak and off-peak charges when it opens in 2027, its project director has been told.

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No-deal Brexit to cause 'major disruption' through Kent

No-deal Brexit to cause 'major disruption' through Kent

MPs are warning of a "real prospect" of major disruption in Kent if Britain leaves the EU without a deal due to the impact on ports and motorways.

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Station's £1.4m revamp to begin

Station's £1.4m revamp to begin

A long-awaited £1.4 million refurbishment of a railway station is set to begin.

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Traffic woes could force firms to quit estate

Traffic woes could force firms to quit estate

Crippling traffic jams could lead to the death of a business estate, say company owners.

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Landowners hold up airport runway expansion

Landowners hold up airport runway expansion

An airport manager says negotiations are still taking place six months on to secure extra land to expand a runway.

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'Do I look like an Amazon warehouse?’

'Do I look like an Amazon warehouse?’

Villagers are furious with lorry drivers who keep getting lost down small rural roads while trying to deliver to a new Amazon depot.

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Leading business summit confirms MPs will attend

Leading business summit confirms MPs will attend

Strong line-up at the second business event of its kind to be held in the county.

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