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MP asks McDonald's to delay reopening

MP asks McDonald's to delay reopening

The MP for Chatham and Aylesford has written to a fast food chain, asking them to reconsider reopening a particular branch for now.

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This is how you can Love Your Local

This is how you can Love Your Local

We want to support and promote our pubs across Kent during the current crisis, with our campaign, Love Your Local. Here's how to get involved:

Rural economy boosted by funding pay-outs

Rural economy boosted by funding pay-outs

A number of rural firms have received payments in a bid to help boost the county's rural economy, despite the pandemic.

How workplaces will change after lockdown

How workplaces will change after lockdown

The county's big employers are working out just how to get staff back into the workplace when lockdown measures are eased.

Bingo hall plans on hold amid £4.5m budget gap

Bingo hall plans on hold amid £4.5m budget gap

Multi-million pound projects, including the redevelopment of a bingo hall, are set to be paused as lockdown has cost a council £4.5m.

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Shocking cost to Kent's tourism revealed

Shocking cost to Kent's tourism revealed

The shocking cost of lockdown on Kent's £4 billion tourism sector has been revealed.

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Macknade's reopening plan revealed

Macknade's reopening plan revealed

A popular Kent food market has announced it will reopen one of its branches soon.

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Biker makes 154-mile round-trip to McDonald's

Biker makes 154-mile round-trip to McDonald's

Burger fans have been queuing up to grab their Big Macs.

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Easyjet faces lawsuit over data hack

Easyjet faces lawsuit over data hack

Victims of a data breach by a budget airline are being urged to claim for compensation

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Why are aspiring fruit pickers being turned away?

Why are aspiring fruit pickers being turned away?

Thousands of people across the county have been applying for fruit picking and getting no response as farmers tackle the uncertainty of lockdown.

Wetherspoons plan to open 875 pubs safely

Wetherspoons plan to open 875 pubs safely

JD Wetherspoons bosses have revealed how they plan to maintain hygiene when reopening branches.

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Union's plea to government over P&O job cuts

Union's plea to government over P&O job cuts

A union is calling on the government to nationalise struggling P&O Ferries and to make more use of the furlough scheme to save staff from redundancy

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Carluccio's at Bluewater saved

Carluccio's at Bluewater saved

Bluewater's Carluccio's will stay open as 40 others across the country face closure.

Video effort to help independent firms

Video effort to help independent firms

A new marketing company is hoping its video deal will prove a hit with small firms returning to the 'new normal'.

Exclusive: Police to sell off county headquarters

Exclusive: Police to sell off county headquarters

Kent Police is to sell off its headquarters and relocate all staff, KentOnline can reveal.

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Controversial 725-home development approved

Controversial 725-home development approved

In a highly charged meeting, plans to convert a 'Grade 1' arable field into homes were given the go ahead.

£5m pie factory and farmers' market plans revealed

£5m pie factory and farmers' market plans revealed

At least 30 jobs are expected to be created at a new pie factory in Kent, while plans have also been unveiled for a modernised farmers' market.

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'I'm worried the pandemic will widen the rich-poor divide'

'I'm worried the pandemic will widen the rich-poor divide'

The owner of a cleaning business who is now having to claim Universal Credit is concerned about the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis.

Ice one! Family firm cleans up fly-tipped fridges

Ice one! Family firm cleans up fly-tipped fridges

A Facebook post showing a photo of dumped fridges made Chris Cox so angry he arranged to collect them.

Coffee and burger joint to open

Coffee and burger joint to open

The shop will be shared by two separate businesses as it welcomes customers back to order deliveries and takeaway.

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