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Debenhams in administration

Debenhams in administration

Thousands of jobs are at risk after Debenhams announced it has gone into administration.

Inside huge abandoned newsprint

Inside huge abandoned newsprint

Each week we're digging in the archives to find pictures of places you will recognise from the outside, but perhaps have never seen from the inside.

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First look at new £63m station

First look at new £63m station

This artist's impression shows the scale of a railway station destined to be built in the middle of a £170 million peninsula development.

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Helpline launched for Kent businesses during Covid-19 outbreak

Helpline launched for Kent businesses during Covid-19 outbreak

A helpline set up to support businesses across the county with expert advice during the coronavirus outbreak has already had hundreds of calls.

31 photos capture Ashford from above

31 photos capture Ashford from above

A series of aerial photographs have captured one Kent town's ever-changing look.

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Kent towns' house price rises ranked

Kent towns' house price rises ranked

House prices in one Kent town have soared by the eighth greatest amount of anywhere in the UK - here's how all areas of the county performed.

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kmfm reports 'boom' in listening figures

kmfm reports 'boom' in listening figures

kmfm says its listener figures have significantly increased as many people rise to the challenge of working more remotely.

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P&O Ferries' 'contemptuous' Covid-19 restructure

P&O Ferries' 'contemptuous' Covid-19 restructure

A struggling ferry company's fight for survival brings "contemptuous" changes to staff's pay and contracts, the maritime union has warned

New hospice plans unveiled for £40m housing estate

New hospice plans unveiled for £40m housing estate

Proposals to build a state-of-the-art hospice on a 750-home development have been officially unveiled.

'Cash rich parent company could save P&O Ferries'

'Cash rich parent company could save P&O Ferries'

The parent company of a struggling ferry firm has been slammed for its $332m dividend payout while the government is being asked for a £150m bailout

All Kent B&M stores to remain open

All Kent B&M stores to remain open

A bargain retailer is closing 49 stores during the coronavirus outbreak, but those in Kent are not affected.

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'Controversial' first Lidl gets nod

'Controversial' first Lidl gets nod

A "controversial" Lidl has been given the nod by planners despite objections by big name rivals.

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Relief as 'millionaires enclave' rejected

Relief as 'millionaires enclave' rejected

A developer says he will appeal against a planning decision after proposals for an exclusive scheme dubbed a 'millionaires enclave' were rejected.

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Thousands raised for lower-league teams

Thousands raised for lower-league teams

Fans have been digging deep to help their football clubs through the coronavirus shutdown.

MP writes to government for urgent farmer support

MP writes to government for urgent farmer support

Thousands of litres of milk has had to be thrown away due to logistical issues, sparking dismay.

First look at ambitious town centre regeneration plan

First look at ambitious town centre regeneration plan

New images reveal the ambitious plans for a cinema, shops, hotel and homes in one Kent town centre

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Council gets 1,100 requests for financial help in week

Council gets 1,100 requests for financial help in week

A council has received a flood of requests after offering a wide range of business support.

'The treatment of our farmers is appalling'

'The treatment of our farmers is appalling'

A Kent MP has written to DEFRA, asking for more support to be given to farmers to help them survive during the coronavirus pandemic.

How the virus has hit the high street

How the virus has hit the high street

Some firms were in trouble before the pandemic took hold, but here are some in the county which have called in administrators since the outbreak.

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B&M to close some stores amid coronavirus outbreak

B&M to close some stores amid coronavirus outbreak

B&M Bargains has announced it will temporarily close some of its 656 stores across the country.

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