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Former staff 'heartbroken' as Debenhams closes

Former staff 'heartbroken' as Debenhams closes

Debenhams has closed its doors after almost half-a-century on a Kent high street - leaving former staff "heartbroken".

End of an era for popular store

End of an era for popular store

A city centre leatherwear store, which has been thriving since the '80s, is closing after its owner decided to retire.

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Betteshanger Park survey explores option for swimming pool

Betteshanger Park survey explores option for swimming pool

A swimming pool, petting zoo and aerial ropes are among the possible new attractions being explored by the new owners of Betteshanger Park.

Property consultants recommit to county

Property consultants recommit to county

International business has signed a new deal for its office complex.

High street stalwart to close after 27 years

High street stalwart to close after 27 years

A popular store that has been running for 27 years has announced it will be closing down.

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Hospital buys up medical centre

Hospital buys up medical centre

Major investment by hospital to allow patients to see consultants closer to home.

24-hour gym prepares to open

24-hour gym prepares to open

Workers have been busy installing equipment at a new gym which will welcome its first customers next week.

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Car website branch is one of country's best performing

Car website branch is one of country's best performing

Popular car-for-cash trade-in site takes in its 10,000th vehicle.

Union steps in over factory closure

Union steps in over factory closure

A union has pledged to fight the planned closure of Kent car parts factory Antolin Interiors which has put 300 jobs in jeopardy.

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The final days of Debenhams

The final days of Debenhams

Shoppers are picking up the last few items as Debenhams stores prepare to close.

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Ikea responds to demands for Kent store

Ikea responds to demands for Kent store

Furniture giant Ikea has responded to calls from shoppers who want the firm to open a store in the county.

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Produced in Kent unveils new boss

Produced in Kent unveils new boss

Permanent replacement for long-serving manager Stephanie Durling is revealed.

Restaurant opening date revealed

Restaurant opening date revealed

A town centre restaurant and rooftop bar, at the old home of a popular nightclub, is taking bookings ahead of its grand opening.

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Up to 300 jobs at risk as factory closes

Up to 300 jobs at risk as factory closes

Up to 300 workers face losing their jobs after bosses announced they are closing a Kent car parts factory.

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Bonmarché shuts up shop

Bonmarché shuts up shop

A fashion retail giant has left a town centre for good.

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Freight traffic decline on key cross-Channel route

Freight traffic decline on key cross-Channel route

Brexit, industrial action and car industry blamed for decline in figures for 2019.

£220k spent on security for derelict hotel

£220k spent on security for derelict hotel

Hundreds of thousands of pounds have been spent on a security guard and equipment for a hotel which is part of controversial development plans.

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Another department store teeters on brink of collapse

Another department store teeters on brink of collapse

Retailer is seeking a last-minute rescue deal to prevent slumping into administration.

Record number of pets using cross-Channel service

Record number of pets using cross-Channel service

Operator reports the highest number of pets returning into the country earlier this month.

Duo accused of trying to rake in £3m in farm scam

Duo accused of trying to rake in £3m in farm scam

Two men are on trial accused of defrauding almost £3m of taxpayers’ cash in an elaborate countryside scam.

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