The price of filling up your fuel tank is the highest it has been since 2014, according to the RAC. And drivers in the south east of England are paying more for fuel per litre than anywhere else in the UK, with Kent motorists among them. The average price for unleaded fuel per litre was 121.8p at the end of 2017, up by 0.5p in less than a month. Scroll down for video and interactive graphic Prices at the pump are predicted to rise. Picture: Ryan McVay/Thinkstock The average cost of diesel stood at 124.2p, up by half a point in the region. Data from the petrol comparison site, petrolprices.com, reveals the 10 cheapest places to buy petrol and diesel in the county which was accurate on Monday, January 8. For unleaded, motorists the lowest price was 115.7p at Morrisons in Gravesend. Second was Tesco, Ramsgate, at 115.9p, along with Sainsbury's in Thanet, Tesco Extra in Broadstairs and Sainsbury's, Pepper Hill, all charging the same. Morrisons in Canterbury charges 116.6p, Morrisons … [Read more...] about Where’s the cheapest fuel in Kent?
We now know the pay gap between employees at seven firms in Kent. The organisations have released the data for the first time voluntarily which shows the difference in pay between male and female employees, with the highest difference shown to be 23.9%. Among those to hand over the figures were two borough councils, a school and a charity. WATCH: Kent's gender pay gap … [Read more...] about Kent’s gender pay gap
The Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle is underway - with speculation that one Kent MP could be in line for a key job. Theresa May is using the reshuffle to stamp her authority on the government after the departure of her ‘second-in-command’ - the Ashford MP Damian Green. He quit as First Secretary of State after an inquiry into allegations concerning his conduct. Tonbridge and Malling MP Tom Tugendhat, right, with KM Group political editor Paul Francis As things stand, Mrs May has yet to make any changes to senior cabinet members. So far as Kent MPs are concerned, the PM has given the Gillingham MP Rehman Chishti a job in her Conservative central headquarters (CCHQ) team to run the party. And Maidstone and Weald MP Helen Grant has also been handed the same job at CCHQ. There is speculation growing that the Tonbridge and Malling MP Tom Tugendhat could be in line for a job, possibly in the Northern Ireland office. The role was held by James Brokenshire, but he has … [Read more...] about Roles given to Kent MPs in cabinet reshuffle
LIVERPOOL have cut short Ryan Kent's loan move at Freiburg with the winger now likely to head out to the Championship for the remainder of the campaign.The 21-year-old was due to spend the season in Germany after signing for the Bundesliga club in August.But after just one start and six appearances in total he is back at Anfield after both clubs agreed to terminate the deal.Kent returned to Merseyside before Christmas and was re-registered as a Liverpool player.Now the Reds are looking to find him a team in the second tier that can offer him some much-needed match action.And he could find himself on familiar ground with his former side Barnsley plotting bringing him back to Oakwell.Kent won the young player of the year award with the Tykes last season as he played 47 times for the Tykes during a 12-month loan.And Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom, who is also interested in Middlesbrough's Ashley Fletcher, is believed to be keen on securing his services again. THIGH AND DRY Barcelona … [Read more...] about Liverpool news: Reds recall Ryan Kent from his Bundesliga loan stint at Freiburg as Barnsley eye swoop for ex-star
There’s Dry January, and now there’s also Veganuary. There are many reasons people decide to try vegan – a love of animals; thinking about the impact we make on the world; setting a challenge, and seeing it as a healthy start to the year. Here’s six vegan offerings in Kent to try: Tasty vegan options by Ponga Foods in Maidstone 1. The Skinny Kitchen, Canterbury The restaurant for those who want to eat clean has a carefully marked menu so you know exactly what you’re getting – whether you want vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free. With its 4.5 rating out of 5 on Trip Advisor, it offers a recently launched Bottomless Brunch, which includes vegan pancakes. The Skinny Kitchen in Canterbury has vegan options for Veganuary 2. Food For Thought, Cranbrook This little cafe with vegan options specialises in providing the best quality seasonal food, home cooked, freshly-made meals with locally sourced ingredients. Find it at 2-3 High Street, … [Read more...] about Veganuary: where to try vegan foods across Kent