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UK Oil and Gas Investments report finding a large amount of oil in the Weald basin which covers Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire

There could be a “world class” supply of oil underground in the Weald, according to a new discovery by an exploration firm. UK Oil and Gas Investments (UKOG) say there could be up to 100 billion barrels of oil beneath the South of England, after analysis of a well drilled at Horse Hill near Gatwick Airport. But the firm says …

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AC Goatham & Son in Hoo advertise 500 full time jobs for harvest season having planted the largest pear orchard in Kent for decades

More than 500 full time jobs are available at an apple and pear producer for this year’s harvest season. A C Goatham & Son will be hiring staff to work in their network of orchards across Kent from June, which supply a sixth of the apples sold in the UK’s supermarkets. The company will be hiring up to 100 thinners …

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Electric link ‘should be buried’

25 March 2015 From the section Kent The route of the pylons is under public consultation “Vast” electricity pylons that will be built over 12 miles of Kent countryside should be buried underground, a campaign group has said. The National Grid will build 60 towers, running from Richborough to Canterbury, to help transport electricity to and from Europe. The Campaign …

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Nano technology: World-leading scientist Dr Anita Goel visits…

Comments (0) One of the world’s leading scientists in nano technology has addressed a summit at the Discovery Park. Dr Anita Goel spoke at the launch of the World Nano Foundation which is based at the former Pfizer headquarters. Founder of the foundation, businessman Paul Stannard, said: “It was a real coup to bring Dr Goel to speak in East Kent …

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The GamersBus is coming to Sci-Fi By The Sea 3 in Herne Bay

Comments (0) In a move that will excite gamers across the area, it has been announced that the GamersBus will be at Herne Bay’s Sci-Fi By The Sea 3 in the summer. The GamersBus is a converted double-decker bus equipped with the latest technology and games. It hosts 20 high-end gaming PCs from DinoPC, three 50-inch high-definition TVs and 20 34-inch …

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‘I’ve got celluloid running through my veins’

Robert Johnson has been running the Kavanagh cinema in the town centre for seven years. Here the 54-year old talks about staying ahead with the latest technology and his love for the film industry Tell us about yourself I’ve been working in cinema since I was a 16-year-old lad. I worked as a projectionist at a cinema in my home …

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