Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

Mount Ephraim House strikes silver

A Tunbridge Wells residential home has been presented with a prestigious national award for demonstrating a degree of excellence in the way it develops and supports its staff. Mount Ephraim House, part of the Greensleeves Homes Trust, was awarded the Investors in People Silver award at a celebratory ceremony held at the Freemasons’ Hall, London. […]

Olympic flame still burns for Games Time Kent Greeter Stuart

An Ashford man whose Olympic dream died when illness robbed him of his place at the 1964 Tokyo Games will be helping visitors to the county make the most of this year’s event after signing up as a Games Time Kent Greeter. Stuart Moss, 66, originally from Liverpool but now of Kingsnorth, was selected for […]

Clifftop pub ready for summer with £100,000 refurbishment

The Royal, in Marine Parade, Tankerton, has a fresh new look for the summer season following a £100,000 refurbishment by brewer Shepherd Neame. With views across the Thames Estuary to Essex, the Royal is just a few minutes’ stroll from Whitstable Harbour, and is making the most of its magnificent clifftop setting and sea views […]

Local MP Celebrates Major Milestone At Bluewater

Gareth Johnson, Member of Parliament for Dartford, visited Bluewater on Friday, May 11, to celebrate the achievement of a key milestone in the multi-million pound redevelopment of the Wintergarden, Bluewater’s family dining village. Gareth joined Robert Goodman, Bluewater’s General Manager, Tim Hollands, Assistant General Manager, and members of the project management and construction teams to […]

Enevis finds carbon neutral whey for cheesemaker

A traditional Kentish cheesemaker is believed to have become the UK’s sole carbon neutral producer of hard cheese after investing in two renewable energy systems. Family-owned Winterdale Cheese picked up the title after installing solar photovoltaic (PV) and ground source heat pump technologies at its barn in Wrotham, near Sevenoaks. The independent producer, whose workforce […]

A21 gets the green light

Transport Minister Mike Penning has announced that work can start on preparations for the long awaited A 21 dualling scheme between Tonbridge and Pembury. Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council has long been a strong supporter of the project that will bring economic, traffic and safety benefits to local people in and around Tonbridge and have […]

Minister Impressed and Encouraged by Kent Science Park

Thames Gateway Minister Bob Neill said he was impressed and encouraged by Kent Science Park’s recession-defying business growth during a visit to the specialist Sittingbourne site. Kent Science Park (KSP) bosses told the Conservative MP for Bromley and Chislehurst how the Park’s 61 business now collectively employ more than 1,300 people – up from just […]

Exhibit your business at the Kent & Medway B2B for free.

On the 3rd of July 2012, Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce will be running its annual “Kent & Medway B2B” business show which will be held this year at the Ashford International Hotel in Ashford, Kent. This show brings together the county’s business community for a day of networking, learning and face-to face business. Everything […]

Tonbridge and Malling Environmental Champions rewarded

Eleven Tonbridge and Malling residents and eight groups from within the borough have been recognised as Environmental Champions by Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council for ‘going the extra mile’ to improve their local environment. On Friday 27 April 2012, Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling, Cllr Brian Luker, presented certificates to the winners, who were all […]

Visit Kent cuts the cost of a fun day out

Everyone taking the train or one of many local buses for a day out or short break in Kent can enjoy a wealth of special offers, including 2FOR1 deals, on tickets to attractions, restaurants and even places to stay – thanks to Visit Kent. The county’s tourism champions have joined forces with Southeastern, Arriva and […]