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Surgery gets poor bill of health

A GPs' practice serving thousands of patients needs to improve, a health watchdog has found.

Is the nation's favourite park in Maidstone?

Does Maidstone have the best park in the nation? After Mote Park took silver last year voting is open for this year's award.

'It’s amazing how low people will stoop'

Young children at a nursery were confused to find their much-loved play equipment had been stolen by callous burglars.

Thug jailed for drunken attack on mother's partner

A thug who repeatedly headbutted and punched his mother's partner in a drunken rage before threatening to kill himself has been locked up.

Man suffers burns in fondue fire

A man was injured tonight after a fondue fire.

Woman sexually assaulted on recreation ground

A woman has been sexually assaulted by a drunken attacker on a recreation ground.

Man held over false imprisonment claims

John Barham will appear in court accused of false imprisonment, assault, actual bodily harm and criminal damage.

Fraudster jailed for posing as Help for Heroes collector and scamming football fans

A man who posed as a Help for Heroes charity collector has been jailed after scamming football fans out of money.

Green light for football club to sell alcohol

Bearsted FC can now serve up post-match pints from 12pm to 9.30pm, councillors say.

Huge shop blaze and car fires not linked, say police

Police say investigations have been put on hold into five suspicious car fires less than an hour before a huge alleged arson attack on a shop.

Birchall couldn't resist Stones lure

Adam Birchall couldn’t turn down the chance to join hometown club Maidstone.

EastEnders baby death storyline praised by charity

An emotional EastEnders storyline has been praised by a Kent charity for bereaved parents.

Stones make Collin available for loan

Maidstone striker Frannie Collin is going out on loan.

Epilepsy contributed to triathlete's lake death

Tragic Paul Gallihawk, who died in a lake at the weekend while competing in his first triathlon, was epileptic, an inquest opening has revealed.

Football fixtures and results

Click here for all this week's football fixtures and results.

Men arrested after burglary suspect falls ill

Three burglary suspects have been arrested after one of them fell ill at the scene of the alleged crime.

Missing elderly woman found

A 90-year-old woman, who sparked a police search involving a helicopter after disappearing from her home, has been found.

World Cup comes to Kent!

The Rugby World Cup trophy came to Kent on Thursday.

Cast your vote to see Mote Park named the nation's favourite

Voting for the Green Flag People's Choice Awards is now open, could you help Mote Park scoop first prize?

Probe after pregnant woman's tragic death

An external investigation has been launched after a mother of three died after giving birth at a London hospital.

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