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Double boost – A Red Letter Day for Kent

Visit Kent is celebrating a double-boost to the county’s economy with the announcement of two successful Regional Growth Fund bids both of which promise to boost business and create jobs. The county council’s successful Expansion East Kent £40 million bid is aiming to grow East Kent businesses and leverage £320m of private sector investment. Meanwhile, […]

Bringing African music, culture and dance to Chatham

Enjoy the uplifting sounds of African drums when Kasai Masai bring their rhythmic music, deep from the heart of Congo mixed with their own urban twist, to The Brook Theatre, Chatham. Equator Festival launches its series with Kasai Masai’s uplifting African rhythms on Friday, 18 November at 7.30pm. Kasai Masai are a five-piece band led […]

The Tunbridge Wells Salt Cave is having an Open Day!

The Tunbridge Wells Salt Cave is having an Open Day to celebrate World COPD Day on the 16th November 2011. Salt therapy is a tested treatment for COPD, and all respiratory illnesses. The Open Day has been put together to give people the opportunity to try out the treatment for free to show what it […]

Dover Town Investment Zone legal agreements signed

Dover District Council is welcoming major news that legal agreements for the multi million pound redevelopment of the St James’ area of Dover have been signed today. This is a crucial step forward for the regeneration plans for this key site in Dover Town Centre, known as the Dover Town Investment Zone (DTIZ), and means […]

Much praise for Swale Borough Council’s noise service

Swale Borough Council Environment Officers were shortlisted for the John Connell national noise award and although they ultimately did not win the award there was much praise for the Council’s noise service. The award ceremony took place on 8 November 2011 at the Houses of Parliament with all four team members and the team manager […]

Award regognises tourism industry support

The Viscount and Viscountess De L’Isle of Penshurst Place have been presented with a Visit Kent Chairman’s Award in recognition of their ongoing work to support the tourism industry across the county. Visit Kent Chairman Amanda Cottrell, centre, made the award at the couple’s home at Penshurst Place, which is one of Kent’s most popular […]

RAP set for Fresh Business Thinking Live!

Here is an event that we feel is definitely worth visiting this week. Fresh Business Thinking LIVE! A Conference and Exhibition is taking place on 15th November 2011 at Old Billingsgate in London. Fresh Business Thinking LIVE! is the annual event for entrepreneurs and decision makers looking to grow and improve their businesses. It brings […]

The proposed National War Memorial in Dover

Click above to watch our film about the proposed National War Memorial in Dover. The forthcoming centenary of the commencement of the two world wars provides a timely opportunity to readdress and reaffirm the memorialisation of the personal sacrifice made by millions in the defence of the British Isles during the course of the two […]

STM Bags Releases VELO Laptop Shoulder Bag

Leading Australian bag manufacturer, STM Bags has announced the release of the velo laptop shoulder bag. “The velo is a direct response from what our customers have asked for,” said STM’s co-founder Adina Jacobs. “An everyday messenger style laptop bag with enough organisation for all the day’s need while not looking too much like a […]

Crowe Clark Whitehill climbs industry rankings

Crowe Clark Whitehill, the national audit, tax and business advisory firm with local offices in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone, has risen through its industry ranks. Crowe Clark Whitehall has leapt 10 places to ninth in the Hemscott’s Adviser Rankings, an industry league table, thanks to its work with 25 AIM-quoted clients, five of which are […]