Developers who have taken over the former Pfizer site in Sandwich are predicting a science and technology boom of up to 6,000 new jobs.
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Two men entered a travel agent's on King Street in Sandwich and stole cash and travellers' cheques.
One of the men had a gun, which he pointed at two women members of staff.
They were forced to hand over the cash and cheques, before the men walked out towards Short Street.
The men are described as black and one was taller than the other. They had balaclavas over their faces and had dark-coloured sports bags over their shoulders. One of the men was wearing a white hooded top and dark trousers. The other was wearing a dark hooded top and trousers.
– Detective Constable Tom Wilson, Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate
The men may have been in the town since 6.30am. Perhaps they were seen by people on their way to catch a train and going to work.”
Two ment threatened staff with a gun and stole money and travellers' cheques from a travel agency in Sandwich.
It's thought the men, who were wearing high visibility tabards, were in the town for several hours prior to the robbery.
Kent Police has released CCTV images of the suspects, after the theft on 10th December 2012.
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A new company says it has received lots of interest from businesses hoping to move onto the former Pfizer site.
Discovery Park LTD has taken over the freehold and believes it can secure the long term future of the development.
Pfizer put the site up for sale last year as it announced the closure of the campus in February 2011. The move put up to 2,400 jobs at risk and brought Pfizer's 57-year history in the town to an end.
The 'Matthew," a medieval replica ship has moored at Sandwich on its way back from the Jubilee Pageant on the Thames over the weekend. The boat was positioned at Tower Bridge for the celebrations.
Talks between Pfizer and a property developer over the sale of the pharmaceutical company's site in Kent have ended without a deal.
In January, Pfizer entered into a period of legal exclusivity with a consortium led by London & Metropolitan for the sale of the site near Sandwich. But the two parties could not agree commercial terms. A spokeswoman for Pfizer said discussions had begun with new interested parties.