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'Under siege' families can't park outside their homes

'Under siege' families can't park outside their homes

We visit a street where nearly half the homes have been converted into houses of multiple occupancy to see why a council is taking action.

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Going the extra miles

Going the extra miles

How far do you need to run to win a league title? We have the answer right here, thanks to GPS data from Maidstone United analysts.

Hunter avoids jail after killing deer and bragging on WhatsApp

Hunter avoids jail after killing deer and bragging on WhatsApp

A hunter who bragged about his dog killing a fallow deer on WhatsApp has narrowly avoided jail and been banned from owning dogs for 10 years.

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Teenager making £15k per month selling exclusive trainers

Teenager making £15k per month selling exclusive trainers

A young entrepreneur has taken the trainer industry by storm, after starting his lucrative business during lockdown.

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Inside new Pizza Express as restaurant returns to town

Inside new Pizza Express as restaurant returns to town

The décor of a refurbished pizza chain has been revealed following the chain's return to a Kent town.

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Boys reach for the stars in rocket project

Boys reach for the stars in rocket project

A group of Kent students have taken on the two-year challenge of launching a rocket into the stratosphere.

'Their consistency has been incredible'

'Their consistency has been incredible'

Former Maidstone boss John Still has hailed the work of his successor at the Gallagher Stadium.

Japanese knotweed threatening thousands of unbuilt homes

Japanese knotweed threatening thousands of unbuilt homes

Sightings of the invasive plant,close to a proposed major development site, have raised questions about plans for new homes.

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Family asks High Court to block neighbours' 'suburban' extension

Family asks High Court to block neighbours' 'suburban' extension

A disgruntled neighbour has asked the High Court to block his neighbour's planned extension because it is "too suburban".

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Hospital steps up security after car thefts

Hospital steps up security after car thefts

A hospital has increased its security after a number of catalytic converter thefts leaves one driver without a car for a month.

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How Hak did it his way

How Hak did it his way

Maidstone boss Hakan Hayrettin says he is honoured to be named National League South manager-of-the-year.

New theatre plans to help cut surgery backlog

New theatre plans to help cut surgery backlog

Plans to create an orthopaedic unit in a Kent hospital to tackle a backlog of surgical treatments have been described as "transformatory".

Stones pair take league awards

Stones pair take league awards

Champions Maidstone have taken top honours in the National League South awards, there's recognition for Dartford, but Ebbsfleet are overlooked.

Police officers 'assaulted after man bottled on bridge'

Police officers 'assaulted after man bottled on bridge'

A man has appeared in court following a spate of alleged assaults, including on two police officers.

Shock at town centre gym's sudden closure

Shock at town centre gym's sudden closure

A well-known gym in a Kent town centre has mysteriously shut suddenly leaving members in the dark and in shock with fears over reclaiming their money.

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'Fire' at police HQ was 'false alarm'

'Fire' at police HQ was 'false alarm'

The fire service was called after concerns Kent Police's HQ was on fire.

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Hundreds of books hidden for kids' reading trail

Hundreds of books hidden for kids' reading trail

A project created by a local resident, hid 250 books for children in aims to encourage the joy of reading.

Russo in provisional squad for Euros

Russo in provisional squad for Euros

Footballer Alessia Russo, from Maidstone, has been named in the provisional England squad for the Women’s Euros.

First homes hit market at controversial village site

First homes hit market at controversial village site

A scheme to build 421 homes on fields around a village church which was allowed after an appeal have hit the market.

Go veggie as free food festival hits town

Go veggie as free food festival hits town

Free food stalls serving vegetarian dishes will be popping up across a town centre as a festival marks National Vegetarian Week.

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