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Southeastern confirms new strike date for further blow to Kent passengers

Southeastern confirms new strike date for further blow to Kent passengers

Southeastern has confirmed its train conductors are set to stage another strike in yet another blow to Kent passengers. Aslef members will stand down on Saturday November 26 after the union said it was still awaiting a wage offer from employers, despite a series of talks. South East Kent rail services will be affected by …

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Lidl confirms plans for a second store in Ashford

Lidl confirms plans for a second store in Ashford

Discount supermarket chain Lidl has confirmed it is considering opening a second store in a Kentish town. The cheap food giant says “active” searches for a new location in Ashford are underway. Ashford’s Lidl store in New Street But many shoppers believe the current store in downtown New Street should be replaced instead. They believe …

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'Ridiculous' parking restrictions at Ashford Retail Park in Sevington criticized by shoppers hit with fines

‘Ridiculous’ parking restrictions at Ashford Retail Park in Sevington criticized by shoppers hit with fines

Parking restrictions at a shopping park have been called ‘ridiculous’ by dozens of shoppers who have been fined £100 for staying longer than three hours. Cafe owner Jacqui Geen is one of many visitors who broke rules at Ashford Retail Park in Sevington after receiving a ticket last month. Ashford Shopping Park at Barrey Road …

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Macknade at Elwick Place, Ashford suddenly closes

Macknade at Elwick Place, Ashford suddenly closes

A grocery store and high-end restaurant closed suddenly, with bosses blaming the cost-of-living crisis for having to cut operations. Macknade at Ashford’s Elwick Place closed with ‘immediate effect’ and announced the news with a statement on the store window. Macknade in Ashford closed suddenly It comes after the city center site was drastically reduced in …

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