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McDonald's drive-thru expansion 'will stop queues on major road'

McDonald's drive-thru expansion 'will stop queues on major road'

Highways bosses believe a bid to expand a McDonald's drive-thru will prevent queues from backing out onto a major road.

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Takeaway cocktail bar opens

Takeaway cocktail bar opens

A new cocktail bar and coffee house has opened, despite Kent remaining under the toughest Covid-19 restrictions.

Rocksalt-owned pub shortlisted for top award

Rocksalt-owned pub shortlisted for top award

A Kent pub is a finalist in an award which saw 7,000 nominations.

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Pubs lodge plans for al fresco dining in age of Covid

Pubs lodge plans for al fresco dining in age of Covid

Kent pubs are preparing for an al fresco future as landlords expect the public's desire for social distancing to continue well beyond the pandemic.

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Michelin-starred couple to turn around pub tarnished by sex offender boss

Michelin-starred couple to turn around pub tarnished by sex offender boss

The owners of an award-winning pub are hoping to restore a village inn left empty by a former boss convicted of hoarding child sex abuse images.

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Epic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the 1990s

Epic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the 1990s

From Amadeus to Atomics, the glory days of clubbing across the county have been captured on camera.

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New Aldi opens on edge of town

New Aldi opens on edge of town

A long-awaited Aldi supermarket has opened its doors to customers for the first time.

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Sellers launch online Christmas market

Sellers launch online Christmas market

Over 60 sellers have come together to launch an online Christmas market, and hope it will encourage people to forgo Amazon and shop local instead.

Street ambassadors 'to check lives are not being put at risk'

Street ambassadors 'to check lives are not being put at risk'

A group of new recruits will patrol a district to ensure all businesses are following coronavirus guidelines.

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Begin the festive season with Kent gin

Begin the festive season with Kent gin

Kent’s gin makers, who have tours and experiences for the future, plus plenty of tipples, to put on your list this Christmas. Here's what's on offer:

Have your cake and eat it

Have your cake and eat it

It's National Cake Day, so we're celebrating with a gooey, brownies recipe from the Hairy Bikers - and it's vegan too.

Review: Ever fancied having Michelin star food at home?

Review: Ever fancied having Michelin star food at home?

Review: A top London restaurant has created a service, delivering partly-prepared dishes to your home.

Costa drive-thru and cafe planned for busy route

Costa drive-thru and cafe planned for busy route

A controversial bid to open a drive-thru Costa opposite a McDonald’s and KFC in Whitstable is back on the table.

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Review: Experience an authentic taste of Nepal at home

Review: Experience an authentic taste of Nepal at home

Review: We tried out a recently-opened Nepalese restaurant, now delivering quality food to your door.

Getting all stirred up for Christmas

Getting all stirred up for Christmas

Stir Up Sunday - the day when families traditionally make their Christmas puddings - is coming. Here's how to get stuck in:

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Lockdown boost as three chains set to open

Lockdown boost as three chains set to open

Big-name food firms are eyeing up new shops in a high street and retail park as they look to open next year.

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Time for some D.I.Wine?

Time for some D.I.Wine?

A bid to transform a former hardware store into a wine bar has been given the green light.

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Pick some local produce

Pick some local produce

Our county's farmers' markets are doing an essential job, providing local produce. Here's how to find your nearest:

Police concerns over bid for Kent's first Slug & Lettuce

Police concerns over bid for Kent's first Slug & Lettuce

A national chain's bid to open a late-night bar has sparked 'significant concerns' from police and neighbours.

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New restaurant sets opening date

New restaurant sets opening date

A new high street restaurant has revealed its planned opening date.

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