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  • Events to mark outbreak of WWI

    THERE will be a series of free events in Maidstone to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War I. Sunday, August 3 - 8pm, Brenchley Gardens Drumhead Service: Remember ...

  • Church offers a free lunch

    Following the success of previous occasions, a free hot lunch is being served at the Maidstone Gospel Hall on Saturday, August 2. Food will be served from 12.30pm to 1.30pm and Bibles and ...

  • Free orchestra workshop for youngsters

    YOUNG musicians of all abilities can create and perform their own music at a free four-day course run by Kent Music during the summer holidays. Orchestra ONE Project 8 will be held at New Line ...

  • Charity to fight hunger in Kent

    CHARITIES which help the hungry and needy in Maidstone and Malling are being invited to sign up to a new FareShare scheme, opening in Kent for the first time. FareShare is a UK-wide charity ...

  • Air ambulance lottery winner

    A MAIDSTONE man has landed a cash prize in the latest Kent Air Ambulance lottery draw. Mr H Norman scooped the second prize of £250 on July 23. The draw costs £4 a month, with ...

  • Medieval festival at castle

    LEEDS Castle welcomes its most significant collection yet, with a display of armour that belonged to Henry VIII. Featuring the Tonlet Armour and the Horned Helmet, as well as tools from the Royal ...

  • Lib Dems win Staplehurst

    THE Lib Dem grouphaswon the Staplehurst by-election by just six votes. Paulina Watson succeeds Tory Richard Lusty, who resigned after the May local elections, by polling609 votes ...

  • Thurnham School sends computers to Africa

    Thanks to Thurnham Infants School, Bearsted, more than 3,000 children in Africa have had access to modern technology for the first time. Computers 4 Africa has been working with the school ...