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Ukraine applies for EU membership after negotiations with Russia

The first round of talks with Russia on ending the fighting in Ukraine has ended, and further talks could take place soon, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said. In the meantime, the president has signed an application for his country to join the European Union, with the aim of consolidating his country’s […]

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Hollaway Studio unveil plans for Brompton Wetlands Headquarters in Kent

The campus will be built on a 40ha site of unused wetlands in Kent, 24ha of which are set to be turned into a public nature reserve and community cycleway by Ashford Borough Council. The factory and headquarters buildings will “hover” 2.2m above the wet areas, with a reinforced ground plate held on foundation piles […]

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TfL warns Kent commuters of major issues on all routes

Commuters in Kent are being warned of a major disruption to the London Underground this week – with two strikes set to wreak havoc on the network. The dispute is over jobs, pensions and conditions. The talks to avoid walkouts, at the ACAS conciliation service, failed last week. Two one-day strikes will take place – […]

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Free app offers affordable on-demand rides in the Kent Valley

SPONSORED: A new service is paving the way for improved all-day and weekend mobility to and from the Kent Valley and the East Hill of Kent – Ride Pingo to Transit is a new pilot program from King County Metro Transit. It allows users in the Kent Valley service area to schedule on-demand shared rides […]

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‘Factory of the future’: Brompton plots UK’s biggest bike factory on Kent wetland

Folding bike maker Brompton this morning confirmed plans to build the UK’s biggest bike factory, a £100million facility in Ashford, Kent, which will be built on stilts above a restored wetland. Following approval from Ashford County Council on Thursday, the company said it plans to open the doors to the new site in 2027, with […]

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Brompton outlines plans for ‘game-changing’ new factory in Kent – Business

British bicycle manufacturer Brompton is taking the first step towards setting up a ‘revolutionary’ new factory in Ashford, Kent, and will submit planning permission for the development. The new plant will be built on a floodplain, which will restore the wetland and promote walking and cycling for the local community. The project will house a […]

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Brompton unveils plans for new factory and eco-friendly headquarters in Kent as it aims to double capacity

Folding bike maker Brompton Bicycle has unveiled plans for a new eco-friendly factory and headquarters in Ashford, Kent, which will help it double its capacity to more than 200,000 bikes a year . The company aims to open the new factory in 2027, moving away from west London where it opened its first factory from […]

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Kent’s 220 wards ranked most to least infected as England’s COVID restrictions end

Yesterday (February 24) marked the end of COVID restrictions in England. Exactly 23 months after Britain entered its first COVID lockdown on March 24, 2020, all mandatory self-isolation rules have been scrapped. Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently announced the news to the public, with only minor COVID adjustments remaining in place. READ MORE: 7 rules […]

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Message from Chancellor Kent Syverud

Campus & Community Dear members of the Orange community: I write today as the world watches, with great concern, news reports from Ukraine with horrific images of airstrikes, bombings, gunfire and fleeing citizens. At the University Senate meeting on Wednesday, I shared that part of my role as Chancellor is to anticipate and prepare for […]

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Apartments to be built at SeaTac near Angle Lake Station

Two apartment projects, including affordable housing, are expected to be built over the next few years adjacent to the Angle Lake Station light rail facility at SeaTac. Sound Transit’s Board of Directors on Thursday, February 24 approved key terms of the transaction with the developers for the construction of two transit-oriented (TOD) development sites adjacent […]

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Russia launches full-scale invasion of Ukraine with ‘horrifying attacks’

Putin warns against countermeasures Anticipating international condemnation and countermeasures, Mr Putin issued a stern warning to other countries not to interfere, saying: “Anyone who tries to prevent us, let alone create threats to our country and its people, must know that the Russian response will be immediate and will lead to consequences that you have […]

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Kent Mawhinney’s agreement on domestic charges has no impact on Jennifer Dulos case, prosecutor says

HARTFORD — Kent Mawhinney, a co-defendant in the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of breaching a protective order stemming from an incident involving his ex-wife. Mawhinney pleaded under the Alford Doctrine, meaning he does not admit guilt but agrees that there is enough evidence to potentially be convicted. Under an […]

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Kent County enters COVID-19 recovery phase

Adam London. Courtesy of Kent County Health Department The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) details its response activities following an announcement from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services regarding the slowing of the spread of COVID-19. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) said last week that the state was officially […]

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What happened to Toys ‘R’ Us? Why the retail giant failed

Toys ‘R’ Us crashed into the UK market in the 1980s, building a series of toy warehouses across the country and quickly became THE name in toy sales for the country. The company was originally an American retailer of toys, clothing and baby products founded in 1957. Its first store was built in April 1948, […]

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Architect suspended after brandishing handgun online with salesman

An architect has been suspended from the profession after brandishing a fake gun and threatening to shoot a door-to-door salesman. Martin Belt confronted the energy company representative with a realistic handgun and threatened to shoot him if he returned to his property. The salesman had no idea the gun was disabled and was so scared […]

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Kent State demolishes Terrace Hall to make way for Crawford Hall

Kent State began demolishing Terrace Hall on the front campus to make way for the university’s new college of commerce. Located near White Hall, just off East Main Street, Terrace Hall is being razed as part of the university’s Gateway Master Plan, a campus-wide facility improvement plan that could take up to 10 years from […]

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Hundreds of SEN pupils miss school as Kent County Council announces it will launch a review of transport issues

An investigation will take place after hundreds of children with special needs were unable to attend school because transport contracts were not concluded in time. Many parents across the county are frantically trying to get in touch with Kent County Council about their own child’s arrangements. Families with SEN children are deeply frustrated with the […]

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Kent places to watch on the show starring Jodie Comer

Eagle-eyed viewers will be able to spot a number of Kentish locations when the final season of Killing Eve hits TV screens next week. Stars of the popular Bafta-winning show were spotted filming in Margate last summer. Jodie Comer photographed the set of Killing Eve in Cliftonville, Margate. Photo: Frank Leppard Photography Two of the […]

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Storm Franklin hits Kent days after Storm Eunice caused chaos

Work is continuing in an attempt to restore power to thousands of Kent homes and businesses after Storm Eunice. UK Power Networks crews traveled across the county after high winds knocked down power cables on Friday and fallen trees also damaged lines. Hear from a Hextable resident who went without power this weekend, we also […]

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Sustainable and energy efficient lifestyle offered to Kent retirement community

Orchard Yard, a new retirement community in the picturesque Kent village of Wingham, offers sustainable living and energy-efficient homes for retirees who want to live independently in their own homes. The spacious new properties are built in part from salvaged and repurposed materials, have smart design features built in to help lower energy bills, and […]

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AutoZone to Establish East Coast Distribution Center in New Kent County

Published on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at 1:44 p.m. Join the 100,000 AFP subscribers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] (© vepar5 – stock.adobe.com) AutoZone will invest $185.2 million to establish a new warehouse […]

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Kent’s Streetscape project takes concrete step forward as town seeks contractor

KENT — Despite a recent delay, the city’s streetscape project — which began 12 years ago — is moving forward again. The city is asking for bids for the construction work and they are due by the end of the month. The approximately $3 million project involves replacing approximately 11,000 linear feet of sidewalks in […]

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Kent and Calhoun counties release update on pandemic response during post-surge recovery phase

WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan County Health Services is issuing updates in the battle against COVID-19. The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) says positive COVID cases have dropped significantly, noting an average of 158 cases per day from 1,200 per day in mid-January. They say positivity rates have fallen to 15.4% and the number of […]

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Kent School District plans to make face masks optional on March 21

Kent School District officials plan to make face masks optional for students and staff when the statewide indoor mask requirement for the state is scheduled to end on March 21. Until March 21, masks will continue to be mandatory for all students, staff and visitors in all Kent School District buildings, according to a statement […]

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Ex-Kent Denver Teachers Diana Toebbe Jonathan Toebbe Espionage Guilty Plea

On October 12, 2021, Jonathan and Diana Toebbe appeared in a federal courthouse in Martinsburg, West Virginia charged with selling restricted information about nuclear-powered submarines to an FBI agent posing as a representative of a foreign government. That claim would have been unimaginable a decade earlier when they were fresh out of a teaching job […]

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AutoZone to Invest $185.2 Million in New Kent Warehouse and Distribution Center; 352 new jobs

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that AutoZone, Inc. will invest $185.2 million to establish a new warehouse and distribution center in New Kent County. The company will build an 800,000 square foot distribution center and direct import facility in downtown New Kent to serve as its east coast distribution operation, creating 352 […]

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Red alert for Kent – KCC Media Hub

Kent is now covered by its first red weather warning for the wind as Storm Eunice crosses the southern half of the UK today. The Met Office’s highest level wind warning ever issued for south-east England is in effect from 7am to midday on February 18 with significant disruption and dangerous conditions expected. People are […]

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Signing of the Fry Farm Industrial Park Memorandum of Understanding

by Terry Rogers The Town of Milford has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Tsionas Management and Emory Hill to begin development of the Fry Farm On Monday February 14, Milford City Council agreed to a memorandum of understanding between Tsionas Management and Emory Hill to provide professional services for a new industrial park […]

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GrowUp Farms secures £100m funding for vertical farm in Kent | News

Vertical farming operator GrowUp Farms has secured £100m from US green investment firm Generate Capital to fund the construction of a major new facility in Sandwich, Kent. GrowUp, which describes itself as a “pioneer in controlled-environment agriculture”, previously supplied salads to wholesalers, Foodservice and others like Wholefoods and Farmdrop through its now-defunct urban farming businesses, […]

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One Man’s Six-Year Mission to Document Abandoned Theaters

Dimitri Bourriau, wants to keep a photographic trace of old theaters so that “nobody forgets them” These fascinating photographs show the abandoned and crumbling theaters of Europe. Dimitri Bourriau, 38, says he has visited more than a thousand abandoned places around the world, but is passionate about old performance halls. The Paris-based photographer’s work has […]

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Who to turn to if you have money worries

It seems like hardly a day goes by without another headline on the cost of living rising. UK inflation today is reported to have hit a 30-year high, hitting 5.5% in January – the highest levels since March 1992, when it hit 7.1%. Soaring energy bills have already been highlighted and, according to the Office […]

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“Data Warrior” Kent Graziano Joins DataOps Advisory Board

LONDON, February 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DataOps.livethe Londona software company based in helping organizations more effectively build and manage their mission-critical data applications and data products, is thrilled to announce that Kent Graziano has joined its advisory board with immediate effect. Known as “The Data Warrior”, Kent is an award-winning thought leader, author and speaker. […]

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Tuesday’s Kent City Council meeting covered homicides, playgrounds and diversity

By Sarah Brusig The Kent City Council meeting on Tuesday February 15, 2022 opened at approximately 7:05 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. , and Toni Troutner. Council member Les Thomas was not present. BLACK HISTORY MONTHThe […]

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Storm Eunice warning for Kent

Local residents and people due to travel in or through Kent later this week should plan for potential disruption, Kent County Council (KCC) said today. Friday’s strong winds will make seas roughCredit: Met Office The move follows a warning from the Met Office that storm Eunice is expected to generate a period of very strong […]

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USDA grant aims to help Kent State University’s Geauga campus reach new learners – News-Herald

Kent State University’s Geauga campus has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that aims to bring rural Geauga and Ashtabula counties up to speed with the latest technological advancements in education, medicine, and development of the work force. As the pandemic emerged in 2020, Kent State University regional campuses in Geauga and […]

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Pocket Living Approves Two Old Kent Road Programs | News

Affordable housing developer Pocket Living has been given the green light for a pair of residential projects off Old Kent Road in Southwark. The largest scheme, designed by Hawkins Brown, will see an industrial building on Ossory Road demolished and replaced with an 11-storey building offering up to 117 homes. Near Burgess Park, the scheme […]

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Freezing prices on the cost of the Kent Travel Saver bus pass for children on free school meals

Low-income families with school-going children will be relieved to learn that they won’t have to pay extra money for a school bus pass from September. Kent County Council (KCC) has agreed to freeze the annual Kent Travel Saver cost for children receiving free school meals. This will not exceed £120. The KCC Travel Saver is […]

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Families in financial difficulty to be offered free holidays by the government

Families struggling financially, or facing illness, isolation or bereavement, will have the opportunity to take a weekend break thanks to a new government fund. More than 800 family holidays and trips over the next few months will be funded by the £600,000 ‘England for All’ fund. The fund will help parents, carers and young people […]

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10 things to do in Kent and Sussex during midterm week

Dunorlan Park in Tunbridge Wells, a great place to get some fresh air and exercise. Photo by Sally Loram Do you need ideas to keep the children busy during the half-term week which runs from Monday February 14th to Friday February 18th? To help families make the most of their holidays and the rest of […]

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The county will have speed cameras that also catch jumpers at red lights

Cameras capable of catching motorists speeding or crossing a red light are installed at two locations in Lancashire. The infrared cameras will be installed at locations controlled by traffic lights – the A59 county road in Ormskirk and the point where the main road meets Hayfield Road, LancsLive reports. Lancashire County Council has already said […]

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Protests against the cost of living planned across the country

A wave of protests will take place on Saturday to highlight the impact of the cost of living crisis on workers and their families. The People’s Assembly has coordinated hundreds of local and regional protests, supported by unions, with people planning to take to the streets across the country. Laura Pidcock, National Secretary of the […]

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Robber ring leader sentenced to six years in federal prison

An Auburn man was sentenced to six years in federal prison and 15 years of supervised release on February 1 for trafficking in stolen property and possession of child pornography, according to the US Department of Justice for West Washington. Between 2013 and 2019, 54-year-old Alexsandr Pavlovskiy led a ring of thieves in South King […]

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Historic £2million Grade II listed watermill for sale

A ‘unique and historic’ Grade II listed former watermill has been listed on Rightmove. The ‘meticulously renovated’ Solihull property is on the market for a whopping £2,000,000. Property firm EB&P Knowle is handling the sale, Birmingham Live reports. Its main features include: Meticulously refurbished Grade II listed watermill Set in approximately 7 acres of formal […]

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Five non-leaders appointed to NHS Kent and Medway Integrated Care Board before he takes over from GCC in July 2022

The replacement for the existing NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in the county has recruited five new non-executive directors. The NHS Kent and Medway Integrated Care Board (ICB) will take over from the GCC in July. New organization will seek to improve health services and outcomes across the county Its role will be to “federate” […]

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Global Digital Notes Market Industry Growth 2022 – Wacom, Kent Displays, Moleskine, Livescribe, Luidia – Journal l’Action Régionale

The revaluation of society MarketsandResearch.biz understand Global digital ticket market from 2021 to 2027. Current compliance needs, economic disparities, more for every spend, market structure in specific locations, and other socio-economic challenges are all external elements that must be considered when making a decision. Some internal aspects are involved, such as product development and customer […]

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Boris Johnson’s reshuffle dubbed ‘heshuffle’ as loyal MPs promoted

Boris Johnson has carried out a hasty mini reshuffle as he continues to resist calls to apologize for his controversial attack on Sir Keir Starmer over Jimmy Savile. The Prime Minister gave some men – and a few women – promotions in what was quickly dubbed a “heshuffle” of loyalists. It was triggered after Cabinet […]

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Employers featured this week are Woods + Dangaran, Kent State University, Standard Architects, Charlap Hyman & Herrero and Abramson Architects | News

From Archinect’s vibrant community of architecture students and professionals, businesses and schools, we’ve selected five featured employers with newly listed job openings in New York/Long Island City, Los Angeles and Kent, Ohio. Browse these positions below and visit Archinect Jobs for the full list of open positions. Architecture agency based in Los Angeles Wood + […]

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Furniture and appliances contribute to retail sales recovery in January

Retail sales rebounded last month as shoppers spent more on furniture and household items, new figures show. BRC-KPMG’s latest retail sales monitor for January revealed that total sales jumped 11.9% from the same month last year, although this was bolstered by significant price inflation. Stores saw customers return after a December crippled by Plan B […]

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Fort Kent Chamber Names Dr. Lucien Daigle Citizen of the Year 2021

A Fort Kent dentist with a long history of community service has been named the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Citizen of the Year. FORT KENT, Maine — A Fort Kent dentist with a long history of community service has been named the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Citizen […]

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Head to Reuthes – The Lost Garden of Sevenoaks, Kent for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and Half Term

Sponsored Editorial Are you looking for the perfect day for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day or even half a season with the family? There is a magical forest in Sevenoaks just waiting to be discovered and there is something for everyone! Reuthe’s is an 11-acre ancient forest, a place of discovery and adventure. Enter the Lost […]

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The mega mansion could become Britain’s biggest new home

A plot with planning permission to create Britain’s biggest new home has been put on the market for £20m – but could be worth over £100m once built. The extravagant 68,000-foot mega mansion, St John’s House, will feature more than 80 bedrooms and the floor space equivalent to more than 60 average family homes. It […]

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Pocket Living Obtains Approval for Two Old Kent Road Projects | News

Low-cost housing developer Pocket Living has been given the green light for a pair of residential projects off Old Kent Road in Southwark. The largest scheme, designed by HawkinsBrown, will see an industrial building on Ossory Road demolished and replaced with an 11-storey building offering up to 117 homes. Near Burgess Park, the scheme has […]

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Kent, Queen Anne expected to receive below-state-average aid in fiscal year 2023 | News

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Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge cyclist and driver crashes revealed by Kent Police

A library photo (above) of cyclists who have no connection to the crashes or this article, but are simply cycling in London. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images) There were 58 accidents involving cyclists and drivers in Tonbridge and Malling reported to police, and 55 in Tunbridge Wells, over a three-year period. Tonbridge and Malling and […]

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Summit men’s hockey team holds firm against Kent Denver, wins 2-1

Highlights from the Summit High varsity hockey game against Aspen on Friday, Jan. 28 at Stephen. C West Ice Arena in Breckenridge. Summit beat Aspen in overtime, 3-2. (Liz Copan/special for Summit Daily News) On Friday, February 4, Summit High School’s men’s hockey team faced the Kent Denver Sun Devils. Going into the game, the […]

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Launch of a competition to find the new “railway house”

A competition has been launched to find the new “railway homeland”. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said Great British Railways (GBR) headquarters could be built “anywhere in the country” outside London. Local authorities, MPs and business groups representing cities across Britain are encouraged to bid to host the new public sector body. Mr Shapps urged […]

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Van Raays hands over the reins after 20 years leading the Chatham-Kent chapter of Canadian Food for Children

Breadcrumb Links News Local News A Chatham couple who led a grassroots effort that has helped thousands of people living in poverty in other countries are stepping back to let the younger generation pick up the slack. Cindy Waddick, left, takes over the reins of the Chatham-Kent chapter of Canadian Food for Children from John […]

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Three more COVID-19 deaths reported in Chatham-Kent

Three more deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Chatham-Kent. Caress Lee Carpenter, spokesperson for CK Public Health, said one death occurred last week and two occurred earlier this week. Carpenter added that the deaths were a man in his 60s and two women in their 90s. A total of 52 Chatham-Kent residents have died […]

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Snowfall presents problems for Kent State students navigating on and off campus | Latest updates

Plow the trails between Eastway and MACC covered in fresh snow during the campus closure on Thursday, February 3, 2022. Hannah Keil Few people strolled around campus Thursday afternoon as freezing winds began to pick up and snow continued to fall. In anticipation of the impending storm, the university canceled classes Thursday through Wednesday evening, […]

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Dialpad Appoints Jim Nystrom and Kent Venook to Key Sales Leadership Positions

Dialpad announced the expansion of its rapidly growing sales organization with the addition of Jim Nystrom as Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Kent Venook as Vice President of Global Sales Development. With over 40 years of combined experience, Nystrom and Venook are seasoned veterans of the communications and contact center space, each with […]

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Kent planners approve rooming house

A duplex on East College Avenue will soon become a rooming house after an architect and lawyer successfully argued it would not have a noticeable impact on the neighborhood. Roger Muzia, the architect representing the duplex at 317 E. College Ave., told the Kent Planning Commission he has seen the area change. At one time, […]

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A motorist in Kent drives drunk on a railway line into the path of an oncoming train [Video]

A 29-year-old motorist drove drunk into the track of an oncoming train after he turned onto the tracks at the level crossing as he overshot the limit three times Tayler Barnham, 29, drunkenly veered left onto the tracks at a level crossing The Faversham incident left Barnham with a two-year driving ban CCTV footage shows […]

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MP slams new ‘bonkers’ road traffic guidelines for cyclists

Changes to the Highway Code designed to boost protection for cyclists have been branded “bonkers” in the UK Parliament. Former Tory minister Sir Desmond Swayne has argued against new advice for cyclists to ride in the center of lanes on quieter roads, in slower traffic and when approaching junctions, to make themselves as visible as […]

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Construction of the Dover Fastrack bus service will begin this month

Construction work on the Dover Fastrack bus service is due to start this month. On Wednesday February 2, it was announced that Kent County Council had awarded the construction contract to Colas UK Projects Ltd, meaning construction can now begin. Plans will link Whitfield to Dover town center and Dover Priory station and include a […]

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A B-52 bomber makes a road trip in the United States to the chagrin of motorists

Giant B-52 bombers are sometimes deployed over British airspace, but one was recently spotted on US roads. The planes, sometimes deployed at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, are hard to ignore as they fly overhead due to their size and the incredible noise they make. And they were just as hard to ignore for American motorists […]

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Dialpad Appoints Industry Veterans Jim Nystrom and Kent Venook to Key Sales Leadership Positions | national company

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 2, 2022– Dialpad, Inc., the industry leader in AI-powered communication and collaboration solutions for businesses of all sizes, today announced the expansion of its growing sales organization with the addition of Jim Nystrom as executive vice president of worldwide sales and Kent Venook as vice president. President of Global Sales Development. With […]

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Dialpad Appoints Industry Veterans Jim Nystrom and Kent Venook to Key Sales Leadership Positions

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dialpad, Inc., the industry leader in AI-powered communication and collaboration solutions for businesses of all sizes, today announced the expansion of its rapidly growing sales organization with the addition of Jim Nystrom as Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Kent Venook as Vice President of Global Sales Development. With over 40 years […]

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Prince Charles makes a special request of Jools Holland during his visit to Kent

The Prince of Wales requested a Jools Holland song when he visited a community radio station with the Duchess of Cornwall. Sheppey FM presenters in Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey, had been researching some of Charles’ favorite songs ahead of the couple’s visit. The tracks played during the 46-minute royal tour were an eclectic mix, including […]

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Caring for Caregivers: How Dr. Michelle Kent of Heart of Wellness Serves the First Responder Community

Dr. Michelle Kent was still an intern at medical school when she met a patient who would change the course of her life, a firefighter who was about to retire. He made a strange request: could she help him gather information about when he developed cancer? Although he was healthy at the time, in his […]

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Ellen Kent’s production of Bizet’s popular opera Carmen heads to Scarborough Spa

Bizet’s masterpiece Carmen is an evening of passion, sexual jealousy, death and unforgettable tunes It features critically acclaimed Russian mezzo soprano Maria Davydova and international Romanian mezzo soprano Ecaterina Timbaliuk* Vasyl Vasylenko, artistic director and conductor of the Kyiv National Municipal Opera and Ballet Theatre, returns. The guest conductor and artistic director of the National […]