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Crash on M20 causing delays

Crash on M20 causing delays

One lane of the M20 has been closed following a single car crash.

Stones chief calls on the FA to dismiss the entire board of the National League

Stones chief calls on the FA to dismiss the entire board of the National League

The season is over for Maidstone United and co-owner Oliver Ash has called for the immediate resignation of the National League board.

Borough increases council tax by the maximum allowed

Borough increases council tax by the maximum allowed

A crucial Town Hall budget was passed by just one vote.

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Ice cream van offers free desserts to 'little heroes'

Ice cream van offers free desserts to 'little heroes'

A dessert business has set up campaign to reward children who have been 'little heroes' throughout the pandemic with free ice cream.

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Trees planted for Barbara

Trees planted for Barbara

A tireless campaigner for the Save Fant Farm group is still much missed in her community.

A fitting send-off for Postie Paul

A fitting send-off for Postie Paul

A horse-drawn carriage and a cortège of Royal Mail vans drove through the streets in tribute to a popular postman who died from Covid-19.

Council chooses new Mayor and Deputy

Council chooses new Mayor and Deputy

It's emerged that a borough councillor has something in common with the man who signed the death warrant for King Charles I.

'Sinister text messages were from man sitting next to me'

'Sinister text messages were from man sitting next to me'

A woman has told of her shock at finding her partner was responsible for a string of terrifying texts - one threatening to throw acid in her face.

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How much will you pay?

How much will you pay?

A borough council meets tonight to set the Council Tax for the coming financial year.

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Death of a 'thoroughly decent man'

Death of a 'thoroughly decent man'

A man who did much to protect Kent against the worst excesses of over-development has passed away.

Suspected drug dealer arrested

Suspected drug dealer arrested

A man accused of drug dealing in Kent was arrested after a property was raided by Kent Police's County Lines team.

Drugs arrest after cocaine found in drinks flask

Drugs arrest after cocaine found in drinks flask

A man and a woman, both aged 41, have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offence after class A drugs were found in a drinks flask.

From protest to power?

From protest to power?

A housing campaigner is to stand at May's borough council elections

Vicious thug stamped on woman's head

Vicious thug stamped on woman's head

A violent man who stamped on his former partner’s head and threw an ashtray at her has been jailed.

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What the roadmap means for sport: Fans back at stadiums from mid-May

What the roadmap means for sport: Fans back at stadiums from mid-May

Spectators could be back at sporting events from the middle of May - plus find out when gyms will reopen.

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British Gas workers protest over contracts

British Gas workers protest over contracts

Disgruntled engineers have taken part in a nationwide strike over contract changes.

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Delay to free stays for electrics

Delay to free stays for electrics

A borough council has said that free parking for battery electric vehicles doesn't mean their owners can evade all tickets.

Borough's home-building target exceeded

Borough's home-building target exceeded

In the past three years, one borough has built almost one-and-a-half times as many new homes as it had to.

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One-way plan to solve McDonald's and food hall gridlock

One-way plan to solve McDonald's and food hall gridlock

A new traffic scheme near a town centre leisure complex could help solve congestion problems for frustrated drivers, a council has been told.

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Re-think over parking access

Re-think over parking access

An amenity group is re-locating the entrance to its proposed car park.

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