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Case for partnership was ‘weak’

By Tom Barton BBC Look East political reporter 26 March 2015 From the section England Communities secretary Eric Pickles says the South East LEP is an ‘exemplar’ body others should ‘follow’ The case for creating a partnership controlling hundreds of millions of pounds of government cash was considered “weak”, it has emerged. Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) combine businesses, councils and …

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Pay your taxes, Welby tells business

Article written by Kamal Ahmed Business editor More from Kamal Follow Kamal on Twitter   The Archbishop of Canterbury has entered the febrile debate about the role of business in society, telling me that high levels of inequality must be tackled. In an interview at Lambeth Palace, Archbishop Justin Welby said that businesses had to consider how they used their …

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House of Agnes owner Sandie de Rougement says Canterbury city council should not get involved in Travelodge deal

Travelodge wants to go into partnership with the city council to build a new £4 million hotel in Canterbury. The chain, which already has an hotel in Ivy Lane, is looking for another site and has written to the local authority proposing a “pioneering” financial deal to get it built. But hotelier Sandie de Rougemont, who runs the House of …

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Windfarm extension work starts next week

Windfarm and Shivering Sands forts

Vattenfall is poised to start work on a £165m extension to the Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, which will see 15 new turbines installed off the Kent coast by the end of next year. The Swedish utility today confirmed it would start offshore construction work next week on the latest phase of the development, preparing the seabed to lay 30 …

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Herne Bay business group

Herne Bay has an on-line business group with 807 local members. The group promotes jobs, shows, events, promotions etc. within our area. The group is free and is growing very quickly. Here is a link to the group – http://lnkd.in/bCb3zc4 Would you be kind enough to let people know that this is free for all in our area. Cheers, Ian …

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