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  • Maidstone United 2 Welling United 1

    MAIDSTONE United have reachedthe first round proper of the FA Cup for the first time since 1992 after defeating Conference side Welling 2-1 in front of 2,226 people at the Gallagher ...

  • Photography prize for East Peckham man

    AN East Peckham man has won a first prize in Kent Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife Photography Competition. David Jenner picked up first prize in the flora category with his entry Orchid Meadow ...

  • Charity coffee morning

    Cavendish Coffee Shop on the Ashford Road raised £206 at a Macmillan Coffee Morning. They donated half of the morning’s takings to the charity as well as the proceeds of a raffle and ...

  • Farm's wheat flour is winner

    WHEAT grown on a Staplehurst farm has been declared an award-winner – for the second time this year. Eckley Farms, in Five Oak Lane, Staplehurst, won the seal of approval at the Great Taste ...

  • Volunteers needed for charity Christmas shop

    Hi Kent, the local charity for people with a hearing loss, is looking for volunteers to help run its Christmas shop in Week Street, Maidstone. The shop will be open from Monday, October 27 ...

  • Specials needed for rail roles

    BRITISH Transport Police (BTP) is looking for volunteers to become special constables to help regular officers police the rail network in Maidstone. Special constables have the same powers and ...

  • Security cameras to tackle village crime

    SECURITY cameras have gone up in Marden as part of an initiative to tackle rural crime in the Weald. Kent is the fourth worst-affected county in the UK for rural crime, costing businesses and ...

  • Broadband plea for rural areas

    CALLS for faster broadband in rural areas have once again been made as farmers run the risk of missing out on vital EU payments. The Country Landowners' Associationhas been lobbying for ...