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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.

Police arrest suspected arsonist

A suspected arsonist has been arrested after cars were found on fire earlier this week.

Motorway lane closed after lorries collide

Drivers are advised to expect congestion until the early afternoon following a crash.

Broken down car transporter sparks delays

Drivers are being warned to expect long queues after the breakdown blocked part of a major road.

Coker to leave Palace

Andre Coker has opened the door for a summer move to Maidstone after announcing he is leaving Crystal Palace.

'He was too good for this world'

Tributes have been paid to a "caring" 19-year-old whose heart was donated to help someone else after his sudden death.


Pupils invited to be paper straw guinea pigs

A group of primary school children have successfully convinced their milk provider to trial paper straws after outlining concerns over plastic waste.

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