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  • Drug fraud bungler Damian Parsonage sent to prison

    DRUG fraudster Damian John Parsonage has been jailed for a bungled bit to get tablets from a chemist. On July 13 2016 the 29-year-old, of Brunswick Street, Maidstone, passed a false medical ...

  • Jail for James Edwards who made phone threats to Kent Police

    A 23-year-old man has been sent to prison for making threatening phone calls to Kent Police. James Edwards was sentenced on 20 September 2016 at Mid Kent Magistrates’ Court. He pleaded ...

  • Students shine on work experience

    THOMAS Lane, from Maidstone, has been named Work Experience Student of the Year. The 15-year-old was one of 155 pupils from Maplesden Noakes School to take on a week’s work placement last ...

  • Two arrested after alleged vehicle theft

    TWO men have been arrested after a car reported stolen from Maidstone town centre was recovered in East Farleigh. Police say they received a reportthat two women were approached as they sat ...

  • Castle's flower festival set to attract more than 13,000 visitors

    ENOUGH flowers to fill eight vans have been on displaythroughout the rooms of Leeds Castle at its breath-taking five-day Festival of Flowers - opened by TV gardener Joe Swifton ...

  • Fire destroys stubble field at Lenham

    Firefighters were called to a blazing field at Hubbards Hill, Lenham, last night. Crews used hoses and fire beaters to tackle the blaze, which swept through two hectares of stubble. Fire crews ...

  • Two people trapped in M20 crash

    Emergency crews released two people trapped in vehicles after a crash on the M20. The accident happened on the coastbound carriageway between junctions eight and nine on Sunday before 6am. A ...

  • Helpers needed to help clear rubbish

    A GROUP of residents are hoping to put together a litter-picking task force to tackle the increasing problem of rubbish in Leeds village. The group (pictured) made their way from St Nicholas’ ...