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A breath of fresh air for pub gardens

A breath of fresh air for pub gardens

It's not just well-established boozers ready to reopen - some brand new pubs and fledgling ventures are also preparing. We take a look at some.

German Doner Kebab to open new store this month

German Doner Kebab to open new store this month

Popular chain German Doner Kebab has confirmed it is opening a new Kent branch this month - creating 25 jobs.

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Fans split over Colin's cake fate

Fans split over Colin's cake fate

If you thought Brexit was a divisive topic, just wait until you see what Marks and Spencer have done to Colin the Caterpillar.

Is this the best fish and chip shop in Kent?

Is this the best fish and chip shop in Kent?

We asked readers for recommendations for chippies that batter the opposition. Here are the most popular in Kent - but which one gets your vote?

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Monopoly-inspired pub crawl celebrates town's best boozers

Monopoly-inspired pub crawl celebrates town's best boozers

The County Town's inns and alehouses are being celebrated by a new website influenced by the iconic board game Monopoly.

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Village pub saved

Village pub saved

A much-loved village pub has been saved more than a year after closing down.

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'Unique' bar to open in high street

'Unique' bar to open in high street

A unique bar is set to open in the vault of an old high street bank.

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High street Costa on market but staff 'totally unaware'

High street Costa on market but staff 'totally unaware'

A long-standing Costa cafe in a busy high street looks set to close down after being put up on the market.

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Pub to reopen with a tongue twister of a name

Pub to reopen with a tongue twister of a name

A pub will reopen next month after a renovation, and comes with a new name connected to its history which could prove challenging.

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Opinions split over Eat Out to Help Out

Opinions split over Eat Out to Help Out

Readers have given their views as to whether the Chancellor's discounts for dining out scheme should be brought back to help the economy.

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The best chocolate eggs for Easter

The best chocolate eggs for Easter

Supermarket shelves maybe stacked to the rafters with Easter eggs - but here's the ones you really want to get your hands on

Turkish restaurant set to open in former Jobcentre

Turkish restaurant set to open in former Jobcentre

A popular restaurant chain with four existing branches in Kent is set to open in a former Jobcentre later this year.

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Revised bid for farmers' market after council snub

Revised bid for farmers' market after council snub

Plans to open a marketplace boasting a cafe have been resubmitted after a council threw out the project amid fears over 'urbanising a rural area'.

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Pizza and pasta restaurant set to open in May

Pizza and pasta restaurant set to open in May

Bosses have announced when a new family-friendly Italian restaurant will begin welcoming customers.

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Sainsbury's opens new store after 10 year wait

Sainsbury's opens new store after 10 year wait

Shoppers are delighted that a 10-year wait for a new supermarket has finally ended with its opening.

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This is why 'banned' Nando's can but won't open at Outlet

This is why 'banned' Nando's can but won't open at Outlet

Nando's has shelved plans to open a restaurant at the Ashford Designer Outlet despite gaining permission for the move.

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Award-winning restaurant launches fish and chips takeaway

Award-winning restaurant launches fish and chips takeaway

An award-winning seafood restaurant has launched a street food-style fish and chip shop which overlooks a beach.

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Let's raise a glass to ale fresco drinking

Let's raise a glass to ale fresco drinking

Next month you can safely sup a pint in a pub garden, and Secret Drinker just can't wait.

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Kent's best beer gardens

Kent's best beer gardens

Pubs with gardens and outdoor space can reopen from April 12. As we countdown to that date, we pick 21 to try across the county.

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Taste of Kent Awards finalists revealed

Taste of Kent Awards finalists revealed

Produced in Kent has revealed the shortlist for this year's awards - and how you can attend the ceremony for free.

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