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Police hunt for missing boy

Officers are growing increasingly concerned about a 12-year-old child who has not been since for more than 24 hours.

PICTURES: Historic surgery kicks off school science week

Maidstone school children watched as animal organs were removed from a fake patient as science week got underway.

New showroom unveiled at Ford dealership

A new-look has been launched at one of Maidstone's oldest businesses.

Key road to be closed

A key road will be shut for several days for resurfacing works.

Three arrested over theft of high end car

Three men are in custody after the car they were travelling in was stopped on a Kent motorway.

Inspector faces sack for 'watching porn on job'

A Kent Police inspector is accused of accessing porn sites more than 2,000 times from work computers.


Drunk man brandished knife at nightspot

A young reveller brandished a kitchen knife at a doorman at a popular nightspot before hurling it into the street, a court heard.

Landlord offers £10k purse to fight journalist

Millionaire property tycoon and ex-pugilist Fergus Wilson has offered a KM reporter a £10,000 prize if he can last one round with him.


Police dogs trained at derelict office site

Police sniffer dogs and their handlers were spotted this morning at a derelict building site for "routine training".

Gallery Nightclub relaxes rules for fashionable footwear

Maidstone’s most exclusive nightclub has relaxed its rules to allow in revellers wearing trainers costing more than £300.

Crash involving car and lorry

Police have been called to a crash involving a car and a lorry on a busy road.

Man seriously hurt after being hit by car

Police want witnesses to come forward after a man was knocked down by a car, leaving him seriously injured.

VIDEO: Fire tears through golf clubhouse

Fire crews battled a major blaze which tore through a golf clubhouse overnight.

Crash caused A249 delays

Lengthy delays were reported after a collision between a bus and a car at rush-hour.


Road closed after car hits pedestrian

A road has been closed in both directions after a car hit a pedestrian in a Kent town.


Road blocked by broken down bus

A bus broke down and blocked a road in a busy town centre.

Nursery changes force pensioners from community hall

A wrangle over a much-loved community hall could leave a group of Maidstone pensioners with nowhere to go.

Customers evacuated from pub

A fire alarm went off sparking an alert at a town centre bar.


Arrest after man taken to hospital following assault

A man was left with head injuries after he was attacked in a town centre.


Mum's agonising wait for son's diagnosis

A mum says she faces an agonising wait to confirm her son is autistic and access the help he desperately needs.

VIDEO: Man confronts fridge 'fly-tippers'

Footage has emerged of an enraged resident confronting two men allegedly trying to dump a fridge-freezer in a field near a Kent town.


Unwelcome delivery for Post Office staff

News that Staplehurst Post Office may be on the move has come as a shock to customers - and staff!


Car overturns in town centre

A car ended up on its roof after a crash in a Kent town this morning.

Thieves steal toys during nursery raid

Staff have struggled to explain to children why they can no longer play with their favourite outdoor equipment.


Road remains closed after burst water main

A road in Maidstone is still closed with bus passengers facing diversions after a massive water leak.


Pub landlord slams online reviews

Kevin de Young has pledged to never go on Facebook again after a rise in anonymous and personal complaints.

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