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What a scoop! A new restaurant only selling puddings has opened in Kent.

What a scoop! A new restaurant only selling puddings has opened in Kent.

Who needs main courses when Kent's newest 80-seat desserts-only restaurant has now opened for business and is selling knickerbocker glories?

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P&O threatened with strike action in sickness policy dispute

P&O threatened with strike action in sickness policy dispute

Ferry firm has been told union will ballot members over industrial action in dispute over newly introduced sickness policy.

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Asbestos fears at former bingo hall

Asbestos fears at former bingo hall

Surveyors are assessing whether a prominent former bingo hall contains asbestos as calls to turn it into a theatre grow.

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Store pulls out of area

Store pulls out of area

A cookery shop has closed down, but could be replaced by a coffee shop.

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McDonald's snubs Designer Outlet

McDonald's snubs Designer Outlet

A popular fast-food chain will not return to a shopping centre when its multimillion-pound extension opens next year.

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Apprentice star comes to town

Apprentice star comes to town

The Apprentice candidate, Alex Finn pitched his company to more than 70 firms at a networking event.

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Hi-tech? I'm lovin' it

Hi-tech? I'm lovin' it

A McDonald's restaurant has reopened after a six weeks digital make over.

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Co-op store receives £515,000 revamp

Co-op store receives £515,000 revamp

A Co-op supermarket will reopen next week with an improved bakery and a new look after a face lift worth more than half a million pounds.

Open day event at £40m former colliery site

Open day event at £40m former colliery site

Ambitious plans at former colliery site intend to see it become a major visitor attraction as well as business hub.

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Green energy firm vows to challenge Big 6 as it moves onto park

Green energy firm vows to challenge Big 6 as it moves onto park

Energy company has opened new offices in the county with a view to its power coming from renewable sources.

Gatwick expansion 'totally underhand'

Gatwick expansion 'totally underhand'

Campaigners have hit out at bosses at Gatwick Airport after they announced plans to use their emergency runway to increase aviation capacity.

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Law firm joins global legal network

Law firm joins global legal network

Legal practice has joined a major international network of law firms to enhance its offering.

Fresh images unveil vision for cinema and leisure complex

Fresh images unveil vision for cinema and leisure complex

The operators of a five-screen cinema, which is opening as part of an eye-catching £115 million regeneration project, have been revealed.

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Pick and mix your family's favourites

Pick and mix your family's favourites

Could this halt festive fights over the best sweets? A Kent store is among just 11 nationwide getting pick and mix Quality Street tins this month.

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Outlet tents come down

Outlet tents come down

The tents which cover a shopping centre are being removed as construction work on its revamp continues.

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Patisserie Valerie board to meet over raising £15m

Patisserie Valerie board to meet over raising £15m

Troubled firm has called a shareholder meeting next month to raise funds to protect its future.

Plan for 400 homes tee’d up for golf course

Plan for 400 homes tee’d up for golf course

An 18-hole golf course could soon make way for 400 homes in a move described as "madness" by some people living nearby.

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Kent's dole queues rising

Kent's dole queues rising

More people in the county are claiming unemployment benefits, bucking a national trend.

Ferry firm smashes £1bn turnover barrier

Ferry firm smashes £1bn turnover barrier

Turnover up but profits take a hit for cross-Channel firm due to rising fuel costs and weak pound.

Folkestone and Hythe Express celebrates 5th birthday

Folkestone and Hythe Express celebrates 5th birthday

One of the KM Group's newspaper titles is celebrating its 5th birthday today.

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