A £2m scheme to help people aged between 18 and 24 will be launched at the 20/20 Vision business exhibition in Kent later today. The fund means up to ten percent of the county's unemployed youths could find work.
The money should enable businesses and social enterprises in Kent to take on an apprentice for as little as £60 per week, with administration taken care of too. The scheme will be unveiled by County Council leader Paul Carter.
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A damp and cold night ahead. Valentine's Day will start cloudy but become brighter in the afternoon. Risk of showers along the Kent coast.
Cold and damp tonight with outbreaks of rain. A cold and dull start to Valentine's Day but becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon.
Rain turning more patchy this afternoon but more persistent along the coast. Feeling cold in the brisk north-easterly wind.