Author Archive

Lend Lease Enjoys A Glowing Celebration At Bluewater

Lend Lease has celebrated the official opening of Glow, Bluewater, the unique£60 million events and exhibition venue integrated to Bluewater’s Thames Walk. It also marks the opening of the first event in the 55,000 sq ft (5,200m2) Glow, with the launch of Clarion’s Spirit of Christmas in the upper and lower halls. Designed by internationally […]

Dover Council Welcomes latest news on the expansion of the Port of Dover

Dover District Council is welcoming major news that the Government has this week given the go ahead for Dover’s second ferry terminal. The Port of Dover has said that approving the £400m scheme will, when market conditions require its construction, effectively double the capacity of Dover’s ferry port. The approval of the Harbour Revision Order […]

More apprenticeships up for grabs thanks to latest Medway Council scheme

A joiners based in Strood has become one of the first Medway businesses to take on a trainee as part of the council’s latest initiative to boost apprenticeships. Totally Bespoke Joinery, based on Medway City Estate, has received a £2,000 subsidy to take on an apprentice as part of Medway Council’s apprentice subsidy scheme. The […]

Maxim’s Fantashtic Cash Fundraiser

Maxim’s Movember moustache campaign helped raise more than £1,100 for the fight against prostate cancer and other cancers that affect men. The four-strong team were sponsored to sport top ‘taches throughout the month, beginning clean-shaven on November 1 and ending up with fully-fledged facial fuzz on November 30. Embracing the Movember movement to the fullest, […]

Get a taste for green living at business breakfast in Medway

Businesses in Medway can learn about how to save money and reduce their carbon footprint over breakfast. A business breakfast, held at the Innovation Centre Medway, will take place on Wednesday, 14 December from 7.30 to 10.30am to give businesses top tips on getting greener. Run by Medway Council and the Carbon Trust, the event […]

Freight boost at Manston

Manston Airport’s ability to attract freight operators has been given a boost with the appointment of an experienced freight development manager. Allan McQuarrie, 46, joined Infratil in 2007 and until recently, has been based at their airport in Prestwick, Glasgow. Having moved to Margate, Allan will now be based at Manston, Kent, full time, concentrating […]

Bright future for injured armed forces thanks to RBLI

The efforts to get former armed forces personnel into new employment led Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Iain Duncan Smith to visit RoyalBritish Legion Industries (RBLI) while on a tour of Kent and Medway. During the visit on Friday 25 November, Iain Duncan Smith, who was joined by Aylesford’s MP Tracey Crouch, met […]

Selling Fromage to the French as Calais Gets a Taste for Kent

George Ward is achieving the gastronomic equivalent of selling snow to eskimos. He’s selling Kent’s cheese to the French. “The reaction to Kentish cheeses was two-phase: Phase one — do you make decent cheese in England? Phase two — wow! great flavour!” said George. George has signed up Histoire Ancienne, a popular bistro in the […]

THE WORLD premiere of The Mousetrap on tour will be held at The Marlowe Theatre

The world premiere of The Mousetrap on tour will be held at The Marlowe Theatre next year. The tour of the Agatha Christie whodunit was announced on Friday, the anniversary of its 60th year in London’s West End. Producers have promised an all-star cast for the mystery, which is the world’s longest running stage production. […]

Dover Town Investment Zone-Planning Applications Submitted

Following the recent signing of legal agreements, planning applications have been submitted today (Monday 28 November) by Bond City for the major multi million pound redevelopment of the St James’ area of Dover. The applications have been submitted by the Council’s development partners Bond City following recent consultation with the public. The proposals would provide […]