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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.


Vet nurse criticised over gundogs

A vet nurse whipped up a storm on social media after posting pictures of her pet dogs being used to hunt birds.


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.

Drug dealers caught with trousers down

Drug dealers were literally caught with their trousers down after officers pulled over a stolen hire car.


Man injured after town centre crash

Queues are building following a collision between a lorry and a pedestrian.


Dale Winton dies, aged 62

Tributes have been paid to TV personality Dale Winton, who presented Supermarket Sweep in Kent, after his death at the age of 62.


Stones players meet

Senior Maidstone players called a squad meeting to address their poor form.

Lorry driver cut free as crash closes M25

The M25 has been closed after a lorry overturned, leaving the driver trapped inside.

Motorcyclist injured in crash

Emergency services remain at the scene of a town centre collision.

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