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Biggest Balloon Fiesta In Britain Comes To Kent

The skies over Kent look set to host one of the biggest displays of hot air balloons in Europe this autumn. It was announced earlier this summer that after a two year absence the Southern Model Fest was making a welcome return to the county on 14th and 15th September 2013, but in its new […]

Fangio’s Mercedes Becomes Most Valuable Car Ever Sold

Automotive history was made at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale today, when the car that took five-time champion Juan Manuel Fangio to the second of his Formula 1 world titles achieved a record-breaking figure of £19,601,500 (US$29,650,095, €22,701,864). The car becomes the most valuable motor vehicle ever sold at auction, beating the previous […]

Professor David Hughes highlights grocery sector volatility

Kent food producers need to prepare for a rocky road ahead as unprecedented volatility in the grocery sector looks set to continue, according to a leading food expert. The warning came from Professor David Hughes, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing at Imperial College London and Visiting Professor at the University of Kent Business School, who […]

Don’t Put Your Business At Risk: Brachers on Social Media

Kent law firm, Brachers and The Rochester Cathedral Business Guild, jointly hosted an informative half-day seminar that looked at the various legal risks of using social media in the workplace. ‘Behind the scenes of social media – do you know the legal risks?’ was held at Commissioner’s House at Chatham’s Historic Dockyard on Thursday 9th […]

Ministers get a taste of a great Kent Breakfast

Government Ministers and Kent’s MPs showed their support for the county’s produce at a special event at the Houses of Parliament. Visit Kent, promoting its Kent Breakfast initiative, was among the exhibitors at Kent Day on May 15, when visitors included David Heath MP, Minister of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Hosted by […]

Crowe Clark Whitehill named Auditor of the Year

Crowe Clark Whitehill, which has offices in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone, triumphed at the 2013 FDs’ Excellence Awards, hosted by Real Business and the ICAEW. The firm, which has seen a number of award wins since the beginning of the year, triumphed in the ‘Auditor of the Year: Large Firms’ category. The FDs’ Excellence Awards […]

Pharon Supports The Philharmonia Orchestra At The Marlowe

THE PHILHARMONIA Orchestra’s next three seasons at The Marlowe Theatre will be supported by Pharon Independent Financial Advisers Limited. Chairman of the Canterbury-based company, Roger O’Shea, and Director, Nicholas O’Shea, were at the orchestra’s latest concert at the theatre last week, which featured one of Britain’s greatest conductors, Sir Andrew Davis. Director of Residencies at […]

Swale Pupils Enjoy Experimental Fun at Kent Science Park

35 Swale school children visited the Kent Science Resource Centre (KSRC) based on Kent Science Park (KSP) on Friday 10th May. The children, whose ages ranged from four to 11 years old, were selected following our ‘Science is Fun’ initiative which KSP sent to schools to celebrate National Science and Engineering week in March. The […]

Solley’s Gives Away Ice Cream For Charity

Award-winning dairy producers Solley’s Farms will give away ice cream at Whitefriars shopping centre in Canterbury on Thursday, May 30 from noon to raise money for the Pilgrim Hospices. The Kentish dairy experts will be handing out their delicious ice cream to shoppers in return for a donation to the charity. Stephen Solley, managing director […]

Jobs drive for international automotive specialist in Marden

A Kent-based international automotive business is on a major recruitment drive to find up to 50 new employees this year. And the firm believes it needs to recruit a further 100 members of staff over the next three years, to meet current and future growth. Automotive Distributors Ltd (ADL), based at Marden near Maidstone, is […]