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The First Permanent Digital Immersive Arts Experience Will Open This Fall

London’s first permanent digital immersive arts experience, Frameless, will open this autumn in the heart of London’s West End cultural district, bringing art to life like never before. As the largest digital immersive arts experience of its kind in the UK, Frameless is poised to become a new flagship destination among the already world-class attractions […]

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The towns some people insist on are in Surrey, Essex or Kent, although they are definitely in London

There are areas of London that were not part of the capital. Croydon was in Surrey, Romford was in Essex and Bromley was formerly in Kent. Although times have changed, many people seem to be stuck in the past, continuing to refer to certain parts of the capital as Essex, Kent or Surrey. We are […]

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The whole country will reap the benefits of the opening of the Elizabeth line, says PM

The long-awaited opening of the Elizabeth Line in London will have benefits beyond the capital, Boris Johnson and the city’s mayor have said. The Prime Minister said the whole country will ‘reap the rewards’ of a planned multi-billion pound boost to the economy as the new railway line carries passengers from Tuesday. The delayed and […]

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Falling insect numbers in Kent are ‘extremely concerning’ – The Isle Of Thanet News

Decline of insects Photo kimgreenhalgh90 By local democracy journalist Ciaran Duggan Insect numbers have declined sharply in Kent over the past 17 years. A new study published by Kent Wildlife Trust has found that insect numbers have declined by 72% in the county between 2004 and 2021. Insects, such as bees and butterflies, pollinate food […]

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The Kent IT expert, 36, claimed he was turned down for a BBC job because he wasn’t ‘geeky’ enough

A computer expert has tried to sue the BBC after claiming it turned him down for a job – because he wasn’t ‘geeky’ enough. James Orior, 36, from Kent, applied for a digital design trainee program at the company which appealed to design and technology geeks. He argued in an employment tribunal that he had […]

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Three people taken to hospital after Trooping the Color rehearsal stand collapsed

Three people have been taken to hospital after parts of the spectator stands collapsed during a rehearsal of Trooping the Color in London. The London Ambulance Service (LAS) has confirmed that a total of five people were treated for injuries following the incident at Horse Guards Row at around 11am today (21 May). Dozens of […]

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Motorists could get 5,000 free driving miles under new plans

The government is considering a new road pricing system that could give motorists up to 5,000 free driving miles. The proposal is to plug the projected £30billion hole in Treasury finances due to fuel loss as more and more electric vehicles hit the road. Low users would pay nothing and the money would be made […]

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Kent County Council’s plan to scrap bus services branded ‘bonkers’

A heated debate has ensued in a council chamber over planned cuts to bus routes in Kent, which have been described as ‘crazy’. Politicians are divided over Kent County Council’s (KCC) controversial plans to scrap 55 subsidized bus routes which are deemed to benefit local communities but unprofitable for the local authority. Kent County Council […]

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Our guide to outings in Kent this May semester, including arts and crafts, family activities and outdoor trails

From nature walks to family activities, step into the May semester with these fun days across Kent… Learn more about the role bees play in our ecosystem with the mid-term bee walks at Brogdale in Faversham. Image: Brogdale Collections Brogdale, Faversham Make the most of the warm weather and stroll through the beautiful orchards of […]

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DBCC emphasizes the importance of regular mammograms

The DBCC stresses the importance of regular mammograms (Photo courtesy of the National Cancer Institute) The American Cancer Society reports that there will be 1,010 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in 2022, making it the first cancer diagnosis in the state. They also indicate that approximately 160 people will lose their battle with breast […]

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KenEx: Reaction to ‘sustainable’ tram network plans linking Kent and Essex

People have given their reaction to plans for a new tram network linking Kent and Essex. The project, named KenEx, aims to provide “sustainable public transportation infrastructure” between the two counties. As part of the proposals, a 1.2km tunnel will be submerged under the River Thames, allowing the connection between North Kent and South Essex. […]

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The lost pubs of Tunbridge Wells that hold so many fond memories

There is such a rich collective memory in Tunbridge Wells of pubs and bars and even odd hotels, which were favorite watering holes. Memories can be sparked by a single photograph of a pub on one of our city’s streets. Pubs were perhaps more important in people’s lives a decade or two ago. Social life […]

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Kent weather: Map shows Saharan dust expected to return

It’s been two months since many people in Kent were left confused after waking up to orange skies and finding smears on their vehicles. Saharan dust, also known as “blood rain”, is expected to return to the country later this week. These downpours are triggered by fine dust from the Sahara which can turn the […]

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Edward will mark the completion of the journey on the Crossrail with Elizabeth line

The Earl of Wessex will mark the completion of London’s Crossrail project by traveling on the Elizabeth Line. Edward will be greeted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, London Mayor Sadiq Khan and London Transport Commissioner Andy Byford at Paddington Station on Tuesday. He will meet the staff who played a key role in the project […]

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Greggs warns Brits prices could rise ‘5p or 10p’

Fast food chain Greggs warned of rising costs and said customers should expect further price hikes as a result. In an update to shareholders, the company said costs have risen across the market. Roger Whiteside, who will step down as chief executive of Greggs on Tuesday, said the company was determining its final potential price […]

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Mural project in Kent calls for artists’ input and creativity

KENT, Ohio — There’s an open call for local Kent artists to brighten up an old vacant warehouse and help turn it into a new student storage and rental business this summer. The building owner, in partnership with Paino Associates Architects & Builders and Main Street Kent, is accepting submissions for mural designs to cover […]

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I visited Tunbridge Wells after 10 years and was pleasantly surprised

I hadn’t been to Tunbridge Wells in over 10 years so when I was asked to go recently I jumped at the chance. I can’t remember the last time I was in Tunbridge Wells specifically, but I have very fond memories of my time there, so I was interested to see if anything had changed. […]

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How We Turned Our 1950s Semi Truck In Kent Into A Bright And Airy Beach House | Interiors

In 2018, architects Sonya Flynn and Mark Baker had just finished renovating a large 1970s house on a North Kent seafront for a client when a smaller house down the road came on the market. During the project, they had fallen in love with the place: the pebble beach, the breathtaking sea view and the […]

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The market for children’s bicycles will see explosive growth

“Global Children’s Bicycle Market Research Report 2022”This research report offers Covid-19 outbreak study accumulated to offer latest insights about acute characteristics of the Kids Bikes market. This intelligence report includes investigations based on Current scenarios, historical records and future predictions. The report contains different market forecasts related to the market size, revenue, production, CAGR, consumption, […]

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Owletts in Cobham and other North Kent National Trust sites will open once a month

A family that fought to protect their ancestral home from near-permanent closure to the public has won. The National Trust has announced that Owletts in Cobham, near Gravesend, and several other period properties are to close to visitors except for a ‘heritage’ weekend this year. Camilla Baker, the great-granddaughter of British architect Herbert Baker, lives […]

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Organic Milk Substitutes Market | Business challenges and critical success factors |Kent Nutrition Group, Royal Milc, Manna Pro, SIN Hellas, Biocom, etc. – ManufactureLink

organic-milk-food-market Organic Milk Substitutes Market Report Coverage: Key Growth Drivers and Challenges, Regional Segmentation and Outlook, Key Industry Trends and Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, COVID-19[feminine] Impact analysis and projected recovery, and market sizing and forecasting. Latest research launched on Global Organic Milk Substitutes Market, it provides a detailed analysis with presentable graphs, charts and tables. This […]

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Companies responsible for the ‘pothole scourge’ will be more easily penalized

The ‘pothole scourge’ will be addressed in new government measures created to penalize companies responsible for leaving damage on roads after carrying out roadworks. The Department for Transport (DfT) has said utility companies will face financial penalties more easily for poor quality roadworks and leaving potholes behind. It is hoped that the new law change […]

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Reader’s View: Let’s Listen to Kent Worley – Duluth News Tribune

The article “Covering I-35 in Duluth?” (News Tribune, May 7) shows an at-grade walkway as the “redesigned Interstate 35 corridor through downtown Duluth,” but the image misses an important detail: the perpetual traffic jam. The artist’s conception shows a total of eight cars facing the intersection. Where are the trucks? Motorhomes and vans carrying boats […]

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Fort Kent Hospital’s $13.6 Million Renovation Improves Services in Northern Maine

FORT KENT, Maine — A $13.6 million project at Maine’s northernmost hospital has modernized a facility that hasn’t seen major work in more than 70 years. The recently completed four-story addition to Northern Maine Medical Center includes two new operating rooms, a renovated lab, an activity area for children treated in the psychiatric behavioral health […]

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Fear of recession in UK as cost of living crisis deepens

There are growing fears that the cost of living crisis could push the UK into recession. Official figures showed the UK economy grew at the slowest pace for a year at the start of 2022. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 0.8% between January and March, compared with […]

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Publication of the results of the citizens’ survey | Milford LIVE! – Local news from Delaware, Kent and Sussex counties

by Terry Rogers A survey sent to Milford residents found reductions in satisfaction in some areas In January, residents of Milford were asked to complete a National Community Survey, a questionnaire created by a national benchmarking survey company designed to gauge their satisfaction with municipal services while learning what residents want to see. on new […]

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Portugal announces major change to entry rules for UK travelers

Portugal has announced a major new change to its travel rules that will make entry into the country easier and faster for British travellers. It was announced that UK tourists would be fast-tracked through the check-in process, just like EU citizens. Those traveling from the UK will be allowed to use eGates alongside EU citizens […]

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Chatham-Kent to increase treatment center grant

Content of the article To help avoid any further delays or inflationary costs with the new construction, the municipality will increase its previously approved grant to the Chatham-Kent Children’s Treatment Center. Content of the article Councilors unanimously approved a recommendation at the May 9 meeting to increase the grant to $3.1 million — an addition […]

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Walk through the past with historians

by Terry Rogers The Milford Museum runs a walk down memory lane where you can learn about the Milford that looked like this If you’ve ever wondered about the history of some of the unique buildings found in the northern part of Milford, you can learn more at the ‘Walk Through the Past’ event sponsored […]

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KenEx: first look at designs for new £800m tram network linking Kent with Essex

Images have emerged which bring plans for a new tram network between Kent and Essex to life. The project, named KenEx, aims to provide “sustainable public transportation infrastructure” between the two counties. The proposals include a 1.2km submerged tunnel built under the River Thames, allowing the connection between North Kent and South Essex. A detailed […]

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New rail body for UK announced in Queen’s Speech

The creation of a new public sector body to oversee Britain’s railways was included in the Queen’s Speech. Great British Railways (GBR) will ‘simplify’ the rail network and improve passenger services, according to a Downing Street briefing paper on the Transport Bill. It will absorb the public infrastructure management company Network Rail and will take […]

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Seven houses for sale in Kent with stunning swimming pools

With the weather warming up, you can make the most of summer with the spectacular pools at these seven properties…if you have the money. Barnden Farm near Ashford is a Grade II listed property with a lovely outdoor swimming pool. Photo: Keller Williams Barnden Farm, near Ashford This £2.2million Grade II country estate has many […]

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Metro is offering a discounted carpooling scheme to residents of Kent

King County Metro has a new carpool program for Kent residents earning $25 or less an hour as part of a two-year pilot program aimed at reducing transportation costs and increasing transportation options in common for entry-level workers. The program, which began on May 1, has a monthly fee of $49, which includes van, gas, […]

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Disabled people in Kent still face problems 27 years after first Disability Act

It has now been 27 years since Britain saw its first Disability Act, but people with disabilities still face widespread problems in Kent. The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 made it unlawful to discriminate against disabled people in employment, the provision of goods, facilities and services or the disposal or facility management. Robin Kenworthy Shows How […]

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The return of a post-pandemic Art Brussels

Art Brussels comes back to life after two missed years for Covid, from April 28 to May 1. It’s not a fair attended by the usual blue-chip international galleries, but it attracts some high-quality galleries – 157 this year – with a good mix of well-established and newly established galleries. There are few special projects […]

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Benenden: the sleepy Kentish village that was home to Jo Brand

While we may not have star power quite like Hollywood, Kent has been no stranger to stardom over the years. From blockbuster movie stars, beloved television personalities to musical legends, some of the biggest names in entertainment may have lived on your doorstep. One of these stars is a popular comic and TV personality. Jo […]

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The sleepy Kentish village that was home to Jo Brand

While we may not have star power quite like Hollywood, Kent has been no stranger to stardom over the years. From blockbuster movie stars, beloved television personalities to musical legends, some of the biggest names in entertainment may have lived on your doorstep. One of these stars is a popular comic and TV personality. Jo […]

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Warehousing and transport fastest growing industry in UK since Brexit

Warehousing and transport is the fastest growing industry in the UK over the past two years following Brexit and the online shopping boom during the pandemic. The number of businesses in the sector grew by 21% between 2019 and 2021, while growth across all industries was just 1%, according to figures released by the Office […]

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The disadvantages of electric vehicles

Posted: 2022-05-06 22:45:18 Modified: 06/05/2022 22:43:48 I do not share Senator Adam Hinds’ enthusiasm for electric vehicles (“Driving EV growth in Mass”, April 16). It is true that electric vehicles produce zero tailpipe emissions. They’re quiet, fast and no doubt fun to ride. But the power needed to charge these battery banks has to be […]

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Emergency services at mall amid reports of ‘explosion’

Emergency services are believed to be at a shopping center following reports of an explosion. It is understood that parts of White City Retail Park in Manchester have been cordoned off. Full details of the incident have yet to be released. However, a nearby road was also closed, according to the Manchester Evening News. Greater […]

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KenEx: Plans to build a new £800m ‘sustainable’ tram network linking Kent and Essex

Exciting plans were put in place to build a new tram network that would link Kent with Essex. The project, named KenEx, aims to provide “sustainable public transportation infrastructure” between the two counties. Thames Gateway Tramlink Ltd is set to help the government achieve its goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The […]

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Vacant Managing Director position at Kent and East Sussex Railway

The Kent and East Sussex Railway is a 10.5 mile long heritage line running from Tenterden in Kent to Bodiam in East Sussex (with a potential extension of a further 3.5 miles to join the main line at Robertsbridge) which uses a mixture of steam and diesel. heritage trains. Welcoming over 80,000 visitors each year, […]

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Local elections 2022 take place today – what you need to know

People across the UK will go to the polls on Thursday for the 2022 local elections. Voters will choose local representatives in England, Scotland and Wales and there will also be an election for the Northern Ireland Assembly. When are the municipal elections? Local elections take place on Thursday 5 May. Polling stations will open […]

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Kent State community gathers for 52nd anniversary of May 4 shootings – Kent Wired

Kent State alumnus Tom Grace rings the bell in memory of May 4th victims. (Matthew Brown) Thomas Grace, a survivor whose name is synonymous with the May 4, 1970 shooting in which four Kent State students lost their lives, rang the Victory over Commons Bell under Taylor Hall in their memory on Wednesday. Jeffrey Miller, […]

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Former President Donald Trump Holds ‘Save America’ Rally in Ohio – Kent Wired

The sun and warm temperatures brought thousands of Trump supporters to the Delaware County Fairgrounds where former President Donald Trump held a “Save America” ​​rally on Saturday. The events page on Trump’s website said doors opened at 2 p.m. and lines formed for as long as the eye can see as massive crowds came to […]

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Abercrombie & Kent celebrates 60 years with the greatest trips of all time – Travel Weekly

Abercrombie & Kent marks six decades since it was founded by Geoffrey Kent and his parents in 1962. The company has charted an innovative course over the past 60 years, starting in the wilds of Africa and becoming the world’s largest luxury travel company bringing the same spirit of adventure found in safaris to destinations […]

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New King County Metro carpool scheme in Kent offers low-income commuters maximum flexibility

King County Metro Transit’s ridesharing program has taken the next step to make ridesharing more accessible and affordable. A new pilot scheme is offering a reduced rate of $49 per month for carpooling to Kent residents and commuters earning $25 or less per hour. The program starts on May 1. The monthly fee of $49, […]

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Kent County Council launches public consultation to tackle driving offenses in Ashford, Dartford and Maidstone

A new public consultation has been launched by Kent County Council (KCC) to tackle traffic offenses in three Kent towns. The proposed plans would allow KCC to impose new powers to “improve safety and tackle congestion” in Ashford, Dartford and Maidstone. Among the proposals, KCC says it will enforce traffic violations, including driving through a […]

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Kent officials persist on Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge solutions – Agassiz Harrison Observer

A true gateway to Agassiz-Harrison, the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge is never far from the minds of residents, visitors and elected officials. During her report, District Mayor Sylvia Pranger said officials continue to meet with provincial officials about transportation issues along the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge. The two sides communicate frequently about the bridge, as residents and visitors continue […]

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13 summer music festivals across Kent you can’t miss in 2022

Summer is fast approaching and the weather is getting warmer. So music lovers will be delighted to know that there is no shortage of live music to keep you entertained in Kent. And there’s something for everyone. From classical artists to soul music and everything in between, there’s something for everyone in music over the […]

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Deal Castle: our fascinating visit to Kent’s little-known fort that goes unnoticed – Matt Drake

Deal Castle is a fascinating insight into Tudor life that won’t break the bank to visit. While Dover Castle is stunning and one of the best preserved examples of Norman architecture in the UK, it costs more than double Deal’s price. This is understandable due to the scale and size of Dover Castle. Meanwhile, Hastings […]

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Remembering May 4 kicks off with the Jerry M. Lewis Lecture – Kent Wired

Lillie Leisure Jerry Lewis speaking Monday, May 2 at the May 4 Jerry M. Lewis Conference and Luncheon. The start of the Jerry M. Lewis Lecture and Luncheon Series not only honored Emeritus Professor Lewis, a witness to the May 4, 1970 shooting, but also focused on recognizing and commemorating the tragic events and efforts […]

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Noisiest streets in Kent could get noise cameras to ‘banish boy runners’

A new scheme is to be rolled out across England and Wales as the government seeks to ‘ban boy runners’. The Department for Transport has revealed that £300,000 should be invested in ‘noise cameras’ to tackle rowdy motorists who rev their engines or have noisy exhausts. A search has now been launched to find four […]

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Britain’s noisiest streets could get noise cameras to ‘banish boy runners’

A new scheme is to be rolled out across England and Wales as the government seeks to ‘ban boy runners’. The Department for Transport has revealed that £300,000 should be invested in ‘noise cameras’ to tackle rowdy motorists who rev their engines or have noisy exhausts. A search has now been launched to find four […]

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Things to do in East Kent this May Day Bank Holiday

Tiptoe through bluebells this May Day Do you need ideas to keep the children busy during the May Day holiday? To help families make the most of the long weekend, InYourArea.co.uk came up with some ideas to help them have fun. Our spring roundup includes everything from speedy cars and seaside safaris to vintage vehicles […]

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There are plans to build a tramway under the Thames between Kent and Essex

A tram that passes under the Thames? We are all ears. Image: KenEx It looks like something from an unconstructed London archive: a tram passing under the Thames. But it’s not a chapter in the London history books — it’s a current plan, which could materialize in the coming years. Introducing KenEx, a (terribly named) […]

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James Bulger’s father fights for the killer to be deprived of his anonymity

The father of murdered toddler James Bulger has revealed his son’s case is set to be debated in Parliament. More than 200,000 people backed a petition in 2018 calling for a public inquiry into the 1993 murder. The offer, which had been backed by James’ mother, Denise Fergus, was initially rejected by the government. But […]

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Truss says West needs to rethink its approach to international security

The crisis in Ukraine must be the catalyst for an overhaul of the Western approach to international security, said Foreign Minister Liz Truss. In a keynote address on foreign policy, Ms Truss said the UK needed to strengthen its military while forging alliances with free nations around the world, using their economic might to deter […]

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Principal Architect – West Chesterfield, MA, USA | Jobs

We specialize in building energy-efficient homes, net-zero homes, passive homes, deep energy retrofits of existing structures, and high-performance historic restorations. This is a great opportunity to learn about high performance construction and be part of a small company whose mission is to advance a response to climate change through the built environment. We are looking […]

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Private electric scooters could soon be legalized on public roads

Private electric scooters may soon be allowed to ride on public roads, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said. According to PA, the Cabinet minister said the legislation would be included in the Queen’s Speech on May 10. Currently, electric scooters can only be used legally on English roads if they are part of rental scheme […]

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Kent Kleinman named director of faculty at Brown Arts Institute

Kleinman earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. Since the 1990s, Kleinman has engaged in scholarly work focusing primarily on 20and European modernism of the century. He has received two Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships, four Graham Foundation Fellowships, a Rudy Bruner Award, and two Architect’s Journal Top 10 Books […]

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Meet Richard Rozewski, Kent State Educator and Interior Designer at Bialosky

Our #CLEative Groove series features Q&A profiles on our city’s creators and creative agitators! Read on for our next episode with Richard Rozewski, Jr., who teaches interior design at Kent State University while working as an interior designer at Bialosky. How long have you lived in Cleveland and where do you currently live? Before moving, […]

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Ten properties ideal for a weekend

Global hotel technology company, eviivo, has rounded up ten properties perfect for a romantic getaway, mini-moon or last-minute weekend getaway. Wool Market House – Situated in the beautiful Cotswolds of Gloucestershire, Woolmarket House is a stunning property with an authentic atmosphere. Parts of the building are over 300 years old, making the property rich in […]

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40,000 railway workers vote for “the biggest rail strike in modern history”

More than 40,000 railway workers will begin voting on Tuesday on whether to strike in the disputes over jobs and wages. The Railway, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) has said a yes vote among its members could lead to the biggest railway strike in modern history. The union said Network Rail planned to cut at […]

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Whitmer announces bridge and road repair projects in Clinton and Kent counties starting this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2022 Contact: [email protected] Governor Whitmer announces major bridge and road repair projects on I-69 in Clinton County and I-96 in Kent County starting this week In 2022, Governor Whitmer makes the biggest investment in state roads and bridges in Michigan history LANSING, Mich. — Governor Whitmer announced today that major […]

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7 reasons this Folkestone rookie agrees it’s the best place in Kent – Lyndsey Young

Folkestone has been named among the best places to live for 2022. A new report has been produced by property specialist Garrington, who offer their services and expertise to people looking for their next home. Bath took first place this year, followed by Lyme Regis in second place and Salisbury in third place. Folkestone secured […]

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Pride in Medway Awards 2022 at Mid Kent College, Gillingham

After a two-year hiatus, the Pride in Medway Awards returned on Friday night as they celebrated their 20th anniversary. Over 110 people attended a special gala evening held at Mid Kent College in Gillingham. 2022 Pride in Medway Awards Winners and Finalists Although now two decades old, enthusiasm for the event shows no signs of […]

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UK holidaymakers visiting Portugal will be treated as EU citizens

UK holidaymakers traveling to Portugal should be treated as EU citizens at the airport to avoid delays. Travelers will be able to use the same channels and systems as people arriving from EU countries. People with e-passports will be able to skip long lines and physical checks and use e-gates in Lisbon, Faro, Porto and […]

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How Kent MPs voted on Lords’ amendments to the Nationality and Borders Bill

MPs rejected Lords’ amendments to the controversial Nationality and Borders Bill. This includes a proposed amendment that would require Parliament – both MPs and Lords – to approve any offshore deal before it comes into force. Amendment 53B was defeated by 303 votes to 234. The House of Commons did not support any of the […]

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Lambton-Kent board well oriented with absences: director

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Despite the problems experienced by some other boards in southwestern Ontario, the Lambton Kent District School Board is showing a good trend with absences, says its director of education. Getty Images Content of the article Despite the problems experienced by some other boards in southwestern Ontario, the Lambton Kent District […]

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Several major MDOT highway projects are planned in Kent County for the 2022 construction season

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — State transportation officials have planned a number of interstate and highway projects this construction season in Kent County. Some of the Michigan Department of Transportation projects have already started for the season. Work will begin Monday, April 25 on a new on-ramp to I-96 at Fulton Street (M-21) in Grand Rapids […]

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What will Kent’s town centers look like in 20 years?

Twenty years ago, our main streets were very different. Which, given their subsequent decline, begs the question of what will they look like in the future? After all, if you had told someone at the turn of the century that Debenhams, Woolworths, BHS and Topshop would all have been burned at the funeral pyre of […]

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King County awards $1 million for three Kent park projects

A King County Council committee has approved a $1.04 million grant to the City of Kent to spend on three park projects. The city will receive funding for renovations to Salt Air Vista Park and Morrill Meadows Park as well as improvements along the Green River Trail and Intercity Trail. King County Council’s Transportation, Economics […]

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Tiny hometown sparks 27 public comments at Kent City Council on Tuesday night

By Sarah Brusig The Kent City Council meeting on Tuesday April 19, 2022 opened at approximately 7:08 p.m. Attending were Kent Mayor Dana Ralph, Kent City Council Speaker Bill Boyce and Council Members Brenda Fincher, Satwinder Kaur, Marli Larimer, Zandria Michaud, Les Thomas and Toni Troutner. The agenda was unanimously approved and the meeting began […]

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Kent on UK energy transition plans

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 8:30 a.m. The government finally unveiled its long-awaited energy security strategy earlier this month, with ambitious targets to boost offshore wind, solar, nuclear and hydrogen. This follows Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as the government wanted to ensure the UK’s energy independence and security of energy supplies. To achieve this, Downing Street […]

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NHS social distancing requirements scrapped in England

Patients no longer need to be far apart in GP and hospital waiting rooms, according to new NHS guidelines. NHS organizations in England have been instructed to “return to pre-pandemic physical distancing in all areas”, but people will still be encouraged to wear face masks. The new guidelines cover “all areas”, including emergency services and […]

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Province Funds Skilled Trades Training Program Unique to Chatham-Kent

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Phil Mock, left, and William Laurie, both of the Prosperity Roundtable, hold some of the tools that young participants in the upcoming Introductory Skilled Trades course will receive, along with a tool belt. PHOTO Ellwood Shreve/Chatham Daily News jpg, CD Content of the article A program launched and designed in […]

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Stress Awareness Month: Ways to Manage and Prevent Panic Attacks

Panic attacks are extremely unpleasant to live with and can happen to anyone. A typical panic attack is a frightening combination of physical and psychological symptoms, including irregular breathing and a heightened sense of alarm. “It is estimated that most people will experience at least one of these unexpected attacks at some point in their […]

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Train staff criticize ‘see-through’ uniform claiming it shows their bras

A transport and travel union has urged Avanti West Coast to drop plans to bring in a new uniform, saying the outfits are ‘cheap’ and ‘seamless’, North Wales Live reports. The Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA) said there had been no proper consultation on the new uniforms and that they left female members feeling “exposed”. […]

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Kent entrepreneurs to open Cleveland Bagel Café in historic building this spring

Prolific Kent entrepreneur Mike Beder is getting back into the cafe business while helping to preserve an iconic building near Kent State University’s main campus. Beder and select business partners — including Evan Bailey, Charlotte Varney and Nicole Jabbour Awad — this week announced plans to open the Cleveland Bagel Café in early May in […]

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Inside artist Kent Monkman’s Ontario home

The paintings, performances and installations of Cree artist Kent Monkman have been part of the sea change in North American art, in terms of recognition and celebration of First Nations and Indigenous communities. His pieces have been shown around the world, including in the 2019 solo exhibition, “Mistikosiwak: Wooden Boat People,” staged at the Metropolitan […]

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After approval of 500-acre solar project, Kent considers moratorium

Sheep graze under solar panels in South Carolina Sheep tend to grass and weeds under solar panels at Furman University in South Carolina. Wochit After months of debate over a controversial farmland solar project, Kent County officials have approved boundaries for future solar farms and are considering a moratorium on large “utility-wide” installations. In recent […]

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New lanes on Highway 18 | shier

Cartoon Cartoon by Frank Shiers Upcoming improvements to State Route 18 after three decades of efforts to widen the entire state highway. The state passed its nearly $17 billion Move Ahead Washington transportation package earlier this month, which earmarked $640 million in funds to expand and add safety upgrades to a five-mile stretch of […]

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Sevenoaks residents react to Kent County Council’s proposals to reduce school bus routes

Furious parents, children and residents have slammed proposals to cut a school bus route. The S4 road, which serves four secondary schools in Sevenoaks, is threatened with closure under Kent County Council (KCC) plans. Locals fear cuts to bus services will leave villagers near Sevenoaks stranded There are growing fears the move could lead to […]

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Try birdwatching with the Kent Street Center – Peace Arch News

Jhe Kent Street Coffee Shop is selling frozen meals again. Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., stop by the Center and get delicious homemade frozen meals and soups at very affordable prices varying between $6 and $9. The cafe is also open for seated service. Enjoy a bowl of soup […]

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What causes car motion sickness and how to avoid it

As the Easter bank holiday approaches, many of us will be looking to hop in the car and get away for the long weekend. Unfortunately, motion sickness can be a rather unpleasant side effect of a long car journey, but what exactly is motion sickness and how can we avoid it? Euro Car Parts research […]