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Man sentenced for keeping animals in appalling conditions

Man sentenced for keeping animals in appalling conditions

A 54-year-old was told he can't keep any animals for three years after pets were found in shocking conditions on his farm.

Still on Halifax test

Still on Halifax test

Maidstone are approaching must-win territory when they meet FC Halifax at the Gallagher tonight.

Concerns at prison's growing drugs problem

Concerns at prison's growing drugs problem

An unannounced inspection at a prison has uncovered growing problems with drug use.

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Homelessness fears as housing service cut

Homelessness fears as housing service cut

Dozens of vulnerable young adults are at risk of homelessness after a decision to axe a crucial sheltered housing scheme.

Call for 'person of colour' on £50 notes

Call for 'person of colour' on £50 notes

An MP has called on the Bank Of England to choose an ethnic minority person to be the face of the new £50 note.

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Council tax set to rise by 3% - almost double inflation

Council tax set to rise by 3% - almost double inflation

Residents must brace for Council Tax hike while council squirrels away contingency fund.

Psychiatric test for man accused of trying to kill his mother

Psychiatric test for man accused of trying to kill his mother

A psychiatric assessment is to be carried out on a man accused of trying to kill his mother.

Man dies at shopping centre

Man dies at shopping centre

Police and paramedics descended on a shopping centre after a man died.

Police and council team up in fight against reckless drivers

Police and council team up in fight against reckless drivers

A countywide crackdown on the dangerous overtaking of bin men has been launched.

Doormats deemed 'fire risk'

Doormats deemed 'fire risk'

Tenants in a block of flats have been ordered to remove doormats from hallways.

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Not looking good for Walton

Not looking good for Walton

Maidstone boss John Still fears key midfielder Simon Walton could miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury.

Dancing on Ice contestant James Jordan winces on ice with elbow injury

Dancing on Ice contestant James Jordan winces on ice with elbow injury

Former Strictly Come Dancing professional James Jordan suffers another injury setback

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Reaction: I didn't think it was right

Reaction: I didn't think it was right

John Still considered making a substitution after just 10 minutes of Maidstone’s defeat at Bromley.

Report: Stones 10 from safety

Report: Stones 10 from safety

Bromley’s hold over Maidstone continued as the visitors’ National League relegation worries deepened.

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Woman struck by car

Woman struck by car

A woman is in hospital after a crash involving a car and a pedestrian.

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Experts and protesters respond to stroke unit decision

Experts and protesters respond to stroke unit decision

Experts have calmed fears over journey times after three stroke units were approved yesterday.

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Cops 'ram' carjackers after chase

Cops 'ram' carjackers after chase

Two violent carjackers who stole a terminally ill driver's BMW were caught when a traffic cop "rammed" them off the road.

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Football fixtures and results

Football fixtures and results

All the week's football fixtures and results for our teams.

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Harder than League 2

Harder than League 2

Maidstone midfielder Michael Phillips claims National League football is tougher than League 2.

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Highlight of my career

Highlight of my career

Hakan Hayrettin is thinking of a return to Wembley after Maidstone's progress in the FA Trophy.

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