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Woman dies in A249 crash

A woman has died after a serious crash on the A249 this morning.

Who you can vote for in Maidstone

There are 69 candidates chasing votes in the Maidstone election, but only 18 can win.

Man charged after tent and sofa set alight during suspected arson

Officers investigating a spate of arsons have arrested and charged a man.

Hawkins through after late finish

Ditton's Barry Hawkins insists he must improve if he wants to go any further in the Betfred World Championship.

Kent Senior Cup final

The return of Johan ter Horst to the Gallagher Stadium adds an extra dimension to the Kent Senior Cup final between Maidstone and Folkestone.

Teenager's bike stolen by trio

A teenager was threatened with a knife after a gang tried to steal his bike.

Scouts march to celebrate their patron saint

Scouts, cubs, and beavers took the the the streets in their hundreds to celebrate St. George's Day.

Stonemason abused at memorial to Stephen Lawrence

Passers-by hurled abuse at a stonemason who was cleaning a memorial he donated to the family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence.


Force not strong enough with Vader marathon runner

A runner who ran the London Marathon dressed as Darth Vader narrowly missed out on a Guinness World Record despite beating the previous best time.


Horsmonden villagers in dismay after sixth crash at same crossroads

Kent Highway is coming under increasing criticism for failing to act at accident blackspot.


'There's been a fight and blood is on the floor'

A pedestrianised street was sealed off by police as they responded to a fight.

Hero tells how he saved girl from drowning

River hero Fred Colaluca has told how he jumped into a raging river to pluck a schoolgirl to safety.


Five people rescued from river

Kent Fire and Rescue Service has issued a warning after five people got caught out when automatic weir gates opened


Reaction: Stones safe

Delighted Jay Saunders spoke of a challenging season after leading Maidstone to National League safety.

Church goers clash over state of pews

A debate is being held about whether to get new modern seating or restore the crumbling pews at a church.


Report: Stones are staying up

Maidstone are celebrating National League safety after winning at relegated Chester.


Car speeding at 86mph before fatal crash

Speed was the likely contributing factor in an accident that cost two men their lives on New Year's Eve, an inquest heard.


Refugee tried to strangle young woman

A man who molested and tried to strangle a 25-year-old as she waited for a lift outside a fast food chain has avoided jail.

Birthday surprise for 100-year-old

A football-loving war veteran got a special surprise to celebrate becoming a centenarian.


Hairdresser joins the dark side for London Marathon

A Maidstone runner is looking to achieve his second world record when he takes on the London Marathon this weekend.

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