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Kent's first Selco warehouse set to open

Kent's first Selco warehouse set to open

Ahead of the company's first branch opening in the county, we were given a sneak preview behind the scenes inside the massive warehouse.

£2m boost for divisive seafront development

£2m boost for divisive seafront development

A scheme for 150 new homes, leisure centre and open spaces along the coast has received a £2 million cash boost by central government.

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Europe's largest truck stop 'will solve town's lorry parking crisis'

Europe's largest truck stop 'will solve town's lorry parking crisis'

Lorry drivers will start using Europe's largest truck stop in Kent next week – and bosses hope it will put an end to illegal HGV parking in one town.

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Arcade owners could build £1.5m homes on eyesore site

Arcade owners could build £1.5m homes on eyesore site

Developers believe two new luxury seafront houses equipped with cinemas, gyms and “iPads in walls” will be the first of their kind in a Kent town.

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'Don't cancel your Christmas party' urge pub bosses

'Don't cancel your Christmas party' urge pub bosses

Pub bosses are urging customers to stick with their plans this festive season - despite growing concerns over the Omicron Covid variant.

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Huge Poundstretcher closes after four years

Huge Poundstretcher closes after four years

A discount chain has closed down one of its Kent stores which had been in operation for four years.

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Agent named 'best employer'

Agent named 'best employer'

A leading estate agent in the county has scooped a major national award.

Hotel's app deal to boost remote workers

Hotel's app deal to boost remote workers

A hotel in the county has signed up with a new app to help swell the number of remote workers using its facilities.

Outlet's first independent store set to open

Outlet's first independent store set to open

A store specialising in 'pre-loved' designer brands opens to shoppers this weekend.

Abandoned pub to become Afro-Caribbean restaurant

Abandoned pub to become Afro-Caribbean restaurant

An historic pub is being converted into an Afro-Caribbean restaurant amid a raft of changes in a town centre.

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Costa Coffee to expand into vacant pharmacy

Costa Coffee to expand into vacant pharmacy

Costa Coffee has submitted plans to expand into neighbouring high street premises.

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Branson health company Virgin Care 'acquired by' Twenty20 Capital

Branson health company Virgin Care 'acquired by' Twenty20 Capital

Shocked staff at four Kent community hospitals woke this morning to learn Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Care had been acquired by an investment firm.

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Accountants acquire division from rival

Accountants acquire division from rival

An accountancy firm has today confirmed the takeover of the small business division of a rival Kent firm.

Hornby hit hard by supply chain issues

Hornby hit hard by supply chain issues

The world's best known model train brand says it has been forced to count the cost of supply chain problems.

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Farm gets approval to cover fields with 'unacceptable' polytunnels

Farm gets approval to cover fields with 'unacceptable' polytunnels

Kent's biggest fruit producing firm has been permitted to install polytunnels across 27 acres of farmland - despite fears they will look 'ugly'.

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Shepherd Neame sells off hotels in £5.75m deal

Shepherd Neame sells off hotels in £5.75m deal

Shepherd Neame has offloaded two hotels which it says have been hit by the decline in business travel caused by the pandemic.

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Pig farm could become solar park

Pig farm could become solar park

Plans to build a solar park on an old pig farm have been unveiled by the council.

Three TSB branches set to close

Three TSB branches set to close

The acceleration in digital banking means a handful of banks across the county are among 70 branches closing in the UK next year.

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Butcher credits daughter's TikTok videos for BBC food award

Butcher credits daughter's TikTok videos for BBC food award

TikTok videos showcasing the behind-the-scenes works of artisan butcher Lizzy Douglas have helped towards her latest national award.

Little Blue Finch flies into town centre

Little Blue Finch flies into town centre

A new store has opened in a town centre with a unique range of clothing, gifts and accessories.

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