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Inquest opens after body found in woodland search

Inquest opens after body found in woodland search

The body of a 33-year-old rope access climber was discovered by police earlier this month in woodland near a main road.

Man attacked in town centre bar

Man attacked in town centre bar

Two men are being hunted by police after a man was struck over the head with a glass in a town centre bar.

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A look-back at The Maidstone River Festival

A look-back at The Maidstone River Festival

Here is a look-back at the Maidstone River Festival over the years with all its fun-loving activities on the water.

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First look inside town's new distillery

First look inside town's new distillery

From today gin fans can head down to a new distillery to try its first product.

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Town centre development approved

Town centre development approved

Plans for new homes and businesses in an iconic listed building have been given the green light.

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Cancer screening backlog of 8,000 people for trust

Cancer screening backlog of 8,000 people for trust

There are fears cancer screeenings have been "forgotten" as the NHS faces a huge backlog as services get back to normal after lockdown.

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'We won't challenge customers who don't wear masks'

'We won't challenge customers who don't wear masks'

Chains including Costa Coffee and Sainsbury’s will not penalise customers who do not wear face coverings in their stores as new laws come into force.

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Leisure centre to reopen but no under 16s for now

Leisure centre to reopen but no under 16s for now

A leisure centre is welcoming visitors back, but no children will be allowed for now and some facilities will remain closed.

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Ceremony to honour volunteers, neighbours and businesses

Ceremony to honour volunteers, neighbours and businesses

The selfless acts of kindness demonstrated by people during the Covid-19 crisis are being recognised with a brand new award.

Scaled-back vision for garden village revealed

Scaled-back vision for garden village revealed

A reduction in the number of planned homes is not enough to placate opposition of people living near to the development.

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The studios responsible for TV gold

The studios responsible for TV gold

We take a look behind the scenes of how a TV company put Kent on the map and became a regular home to Kylie Minogue and Take That.

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'It's only a matter of time before there's a death'

'It's only a matter of time before there's a death'

A driver who has been campaigning to reduce the speed limit on a busy stretch of road for six years has issued a fresh appeal.

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'Misleading and potentially dangerous' Covid-19 flyers delivered to homes

'Misleading and potentially dangerous' Covid-19 flyers delivered to homes

Kent County Council is warning residents to be extra vigilant after it received reports of misleading leaflets being posted through doors.

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New distillery open for business

New distillery open for business

A husband and wife team have vowed to revive a town's historic distilling legacy by launching their own range of spirits.

Dismay over more motorway works set to last months

Dismay over more motorway works set to last months

The project beginning next month will replace a footbridge that collapsed after being hit by a lorry.

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Stones club captain back for more

Stones club captain back for more

George Elokobi is back for another season at Maidstone United and will help coach the club’s youngsters too.

Drones could be used to spot potholes

Drones could be used to spot potholes

Kent County Council is running trials to see if drones could be used to detect problems on roads such as potholes.

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Shop worker 'assaulted' by meat thief

Shop worker 'assaulted' by meat thief

Police are trying to track down a man captured on CCTV after a shop worker was assaulted.

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Jobs to go at castle

Jobs to go at castle

A popular tourist destination is consulting over redundancies in the face of a 'financial black hole'.

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Woman sexually assaulted walking home from town

Woman sexually assaulted walking home from town

Police are looking for a white male after a woman was sexually assaulted in a car park near flats at the weekend.

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