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  • 38 commercial drivers caught using mobile phones at the wheel

    Police have used an unmarked lorry cab to catch dozens of commercial vehilce drivers commiting road trafficoffences - the vast majority of whom were using thier mobile phones at the ...

  • Post Office to shut and move to WH Smith in Maidstone

    THe Post Office in Maidstone town centre will shut and move into WH Smith in Week Street, it has emerged. The announcement follows a six week consultation and is part of a modernisation ...

  • WARNING: Detling Hill closure tonight

    Detling Hill is to be closed tonight from 10pm to enable KCC to carry out emergency road repairs. It is expected the road will be closed until 5am, betweenStockbury Roundabout and ...

  • Can you help to clean up Ditton?

    IT’s clean-up time in Ditton this weekend with helpers expected to turn out in force on Saturday for the annual big tidy up of the village. The two-hour clear-up will start from ...

  • Tugendhat nails his colours to the mast

    Tom Tugendhat MBEis the latest in a line of Kent MPs to voice their supportfor Theresa May in the Conservative Party Leadership election. The MP for Tonbridge, Edenbridge and ...

  • Lorry park off M20 announced to ease Operation Stack

    Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced a lorry poark for 3,600 trucks is to be built close to the M20 to alleviate the disruption caused by Operation Stack. He claims it ...

  • Police investigate suspected bomb at Tovil

    Police have been called to the scene of a suspected wartime bomb near Maidstone. Officers went to the areaat around 3.30pmafter a wartime munition was found in Burial Ground Lane by a ...

  • BOXING: George Hennon wins again in front of a packed hall

    BOXER George Hennon notched up his fourth win in his fifth professional fight on July 1in front of a packed house at Grays Civic Hall. The Kent puncher, trained by brothers Johnny and Frank ...