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Dover District Council comment on Sea France News.

The Leader of Dover District Council has expressed concern at news that SeaFrance is to shed 127 jobs in East Kent following news yesterday that the ferry firm was liquidated by a French court and told to cease activity. Cllr Paul Watkins, Leader of Dover District Council said: “We are very concerned at the impact […]

£3.5 Million European Funding To Boost Coastal Business

The Kent coast and its many tourism, leisure and hospitality businesses are to benefit from a £3,523,606 European fund to boost regeneration and provide training and marketing support to SMEs. The cash for the three-year Seaconomics programme, supported by the European Development Fund, is the result of a successful bid by the county’s tourism champions […]

Deal Study- Working With The Community For The Future In Deal

Residents and organizations who would like to have their say on the future plans for Middle and North Deal are invited to a workshop at the Golf Road Centre on Wednesday 25 January at 6pm. The event aims to update the community on progress on a study for Deal and how it may develop in […]

Manston helps put Cirque du Soleil show on the road

Manston, Kent’s international airport, has played its part in bringing world-renowned Cirque du Soleil to the UK for its latest national tour, and at the same time welcomed one of the world’s largest airlines. In a first for the Ramsgate airport a Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter touched down on a special charter flight from […]

The new season of workshops at the Marlowe Theatre is now on sale

Following the huge success of the first Anyone Can Act season, led by local drama lecturer and performer Gary Barber, the workshops return for a longer run, starting on 18 January. Focussing on popular TV and film scripts, the sessions allow adults to explore acting in a supportive, relaxed environment. The first performance by the […]

Barcode yourself with the new iPhone app from ScanMe was recently ranked number 1 website by UK national television show, The Gadget Show Just like a loaf of bread or a bottle of milk, you too can now have your very own barcode. is a new social interaction sensation that uses personalised QR barcodes to get people in the real world instantly […]

Bluewater Prepares for Last Minute Rush on Christmas Eve!

Bluewater is anticipating a very busy Christmas Eve this Saturday, as retailers predict guests will be buying last minute Christmas gifts and collecting pre-ordered turkeys, wine, and Champagne. In addition, retailers are expecting gifts such as perfume, jewellery, in particular watches and rings, and toys to be extremely popular. David Wilkinson, Head of Marketing, commented: […]

MyCarCheck iPhone App Drives Into The 1m UK Downloads Club – the UK’s No.1 vehicle provenance website – has saved millions of people from making an expensive used car mistake. In mid-November its hugely successful MyCarCheck iPhone app passed the cherished 1m UK downloads mark. Roger Powell, Divisional Head at CDL Vehicle Information Services Ltd (which owns, commented: “The MyCarCheck app was released […]

Get creative at Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts

Have you always wanted to take up a creative craft but never known where to start?  Then don’t miss the fantastic Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts shows which are coming to Glow, Bluewater for the very first time in 2012! Make next year the year you learn a new craft and embrace ‘handmade and personalised’. The […]

Go “green” this Christmas

Residents are being asked to reduce their Christmas rubbish this year by going ‘green’ and recycling. Once the festive season is over, residents in Tonbridge and Malling can compost their real Christmas trees by placing them in or next to their green-lidded bin. Christmas trees placed in the green-lidded bin should have all decorations removed […]