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School put in 'lockdown' after bomb scare

School put in 'lockdown' after bomb scare

Pupils were held behind after a school went into lockdown.

'The mental scars will stay with him for a very long time'

'The mental scars will stay with him for a very long time'

Two criminals who bound and robbed their victim in a violent heroin dispute have been sentenced.

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Borough defends its action in row with Kent County Council

Borough defends its action in row with Kent County Council

After a week of silence, Maidstone council has now spoken out about why it is taking KCC to Judicial Review.

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Fire crews battle three-hour barn blaze

Fire crews battle three-hour barn blaze

Five fire engines responded to reports of a barn fire near Maidstone in the early hours.

Toddler's death inspires care worker career

Toddler's death inspires care worker career

A mum who lost a daughter to cancer is determined to help others going through the same trauma.

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Brexit blamed by fruit farmers for shortage of seasonal fruit pickers

Brexit blamed by fruit farmers for shortage of seasonal fruit pickers

Ministers urged to head off recruitment crisis on Kent's fruit farms

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Wimbledon fans to tuck into Kent strawberries

Wimbledon fans to tuck into Kent strawberries

Tennis lovers will enjoy Kent strawberries at this year's Wimbledon, starting today - and a huge amount is expected to be served.

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Permit holder’s fury as fines exceed £1,000

Permit holder’s fury as fines exceed £1,000

A homeowner says he is considering moving after being slapped with £1,000 in fines for parking near his own house.

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Whitehall refuses to reveal rail franchise plan details

Whitehall refuses to reveal rail franchise plan details

Calls for the transport department to release vital documents revealing high speed cuts in Kent have been blocked.

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Mott The Hoople and all the young dudes party at Maidstone's Ramblin' Man Fair

Mott The Hoople and all the young dudes party at Maidstone's Ramblin' Man Fair

Are you at Maidstone's two-day rock fest? Our girl Poppy Jeffery has been watching the bands. Here's what she thinks of them...

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Dad who ended up in coma cycles 1,000 miles

Dad who ended up in coma cycles 1,000 miles

A man who nearly died after falling through a roof has completed a gruelling charity ride.

Mum’s demand for tougher sentencing on child abusers

Mum’s demand for tougher sentencing on child abusers

The adoptive mum of a child who nearly died from devastating injuries inflicted by his birth parents is calling for a change in sentencing.

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Man suffers 'medical incident' outside pub

Man suffers 'medical incident' outside pub

A man was taken to hospital in a "serious" condition after an incident outside a Wetherspoons pub.

Missing Maria found safe and well

Missing Maria found safe and well

A missing 11-year-old schoolgirl has been found safe and well following a police appeal for information.

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Dozens of desperate children forced to wait for treatment

Dozens of desperate children forced to wait for treatment

A review is being carried out to see if more than 100 youngsters in Kent came to harm after waiting more than a year for mental health treatment.

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kmfm listener wins £1,000

kmfm listener wins £1,000

A mum nearly dropped her children's dinner when she realised she'd won Thousand Pound Friday.

Delays after roundabout crash

Delays after roundabout crash

Tailbacks have been caused by a crash off a coastbound carriageway of a motorway.

Fire-hit pub reopens

Fire-hit pub reopens

A pub and restaurant which was hit by a fire just weeks after a £1.3million refurbishment has reopened again.

Rabbits found dumped in cardboard box

Rabbits found dumped in cardboard box

A parent discovered abandoned rabbits, which did not have any food, water or bedding, while walking their children to school.

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England fans 'mob' bus in town centre

England fans 'mob' bus in town centre

Supporters took to the streets following the Three Lions' latest World Cup clash against Belgium.

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