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Two suspected drug dealers arrested

Police have made an arrest. Stock picture.

13 October 2017

Two men have been arrested in connection with the supply of drugs after police stopped their car.

Serious crash in town centre

The scene of the crash

13 October 2017

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a car on a busy town centre route.


Snaps of a picture perfect park

Roger Wilkins' picture won the Seasons category of the Mote Park photographic competition

13 October 2017

Stunning images showing a town centre park in all its glory have been chosen as winners in an annual photographic contest.

Deliveroo seeks riders to cope with rapid growth

Deliveroo operates in Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks and Maidstone

13 October 2017

Restaurant delivery service Deliveroo is searching for more riders after reporting growth of over 5,000% in parts of Kent over the last year.


Great Storm claimed 22 lives

Alan Breeze sits among the damage at Brambles animal park in Herne Common, now Wildwood Images

13 October 2017

It's 30 years since 110mph winds caused havoc in Kent and beyond, destroying 15 million trees and creating damage costing £1 billion.


Kent schools facing 550 governor shortfall

Schools are facing a critical shortage of governors

13 October 2017

Schools across the county are suffering a 'critical' shortage of volunteers taking up a key support role.


Planning wrangle delays new school

An artists' impression of the Maidstone School of Science and Technology

13 October 2017

A town council will not have the final say on whether a proposed school catering for 1,200 children is given the green light.


Kent GP surgeries set to benefit from £4m cash injection

Stock picture of GP in a surgery with patient

12 October 2017

A new training scheme for GPs will see them offered £20,000 to take up posts in "hard to recruit areas", health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced.

Pair arrested on suspicion of burglary

Police at the scene in Lower Stone Street

12 October 2017

Two people were arrested yesterday on suspicion of being involved with a burglary.

Two charged with supplying drugs

Bag of heroin, stock picture. Thinkstock Image Library

12 October 2017

Two men have been charged with possession of controlled drugs with intent to supply after being arrested earlier this week.

Man charged with stealing from car

Stock picture.

12 October 2017

A man has been charged with stealing from a car in Maidstone.

Police investigating PCC's 'runaway' car

Matthew Scott

11 October 2017

Police are investigating following reports Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner’s car rolled away without its handbrake on.

Marks & Spencer plans big new store

Marks and Spencer is set to open another store

11 October 2017

Marks & Spencer is to open a major new store after Waitrose pulled out of a development.


Two arrested as police search block of flats

Police are at the scene.

11 October 2017

Police were called to a block of flats after concerns were raised for the welfare of some residents.


Warning about rogue traders

Stock picture.

11 October 2017

Residents have been warned about suspected rogue traders operating in a Kent borough.


Emergency in town centre

Paramedics have been called.

11 October 2017

Ambulances were called to an emergency in a town centre.


Two arrested on drugs charges

Stock picture.

11 October 2017

Officers have arrested two men in connection with the supply of controlled drugs.

Profits grow at Chartway

A Chartway Group development at Millside in East Malling

11 October 2017

A privately-owned housebuilder has produced another rock solid set of annual results as it increased its amount of private developments.

Homesense store to create 25 jobs

The Homesense store near Tunbridge Wells

11 October 2017

A discount homeware shop will open inside a TK Maxx store before the end of the month.

'Radical changes' needed to thwart homelessness

Picture: stock image posed by model

10 October 2017

Rising numbers of homelessness were under the microscope at a conference on Maidstone today.

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