Posts Tagged ‘Paul Carter’


The end of year figures from Locate in Kent, announced at an event at London Golf Club near Brands Hatch yesterday (14 June), reveal the investment promotion agency assisted a total of 73 companies to relocate, set-up or expand in the county in 2010-11. As a result, 2,588 new, retained and indirect jobs will be […]

Green biz holds great prospects for Kent

More than 80 business people in Kent got together with Kent County Council and Kent Economic Board to discuss how low carbon and green energy projects can help to grow the Kent economy. Opening the event at East Malling Conference centre, Kent County Council Leader Paul Carter said: “This is one of a number of […]

Wind Turbine Announcement Means New Jobs For Kent

Vestas Wind Systems has announced that it will build its new ground breaking offshore supersized 7.0 MW turbines at Sheerness Port in Kent leading to 2000 new jobs. Vestas’ new turbine is 80 metres long, which is the equivalent of nine double decker buses, and is designed for the roughest North Sea conditions. The announcement […]

Travel Times Slashed as KCC Brings High Speed Rail to Sandwich and Deal

Rail travellers from Sandwich and Deal will have a new High Speed Rail Service from 3 October 2011 thanks to the support of Kent County Council. The new High Speed Rail Service aims to boost business confidence and support new employment opportunities in the area at the same time as Pfizer withdraws from its Sandwich […]

Kent Submits Schools’ Bid To Government

The proposal to rebuild or refurbish 15 Kent secondary schools has been resubmitted to government. Work at the schools in Gravesham and Thanet was halted last July when the government stopped the Building Schools for the Future programme. Following a successful judicial review, Kent County Council was invited to make a case for the schools […]