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  • Marathon walk in memory of grandmother

    A THURNHAM woman who suffers from multiple sclerosis is planning to walk the London Marathon in memory of her grandmother, who also suffered from the illness. Katie Horton (39) will also be ...

  • Volunteers needed to help veterans

    THE Armed Forces charity is appealing for volunteers to cope with a 56% hike in requests for help. SSAFA, the military charity, whose network of volunteers support serving personnel, reservists, ...

  • Police warn against motorists photographing accidents

    A MOTORIST has been sent a notice of intended prosecution after an officer was said to have spotted him at the wheel capturing the scene of a fatal collision on his mobile phone. It is reported ...

  • Commissioner praises control room project

    Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes has praised the county’s groundbreaking 999 control room after it picked up a national award. Mrs Barnes, who champions collaboration, ...

  • MP backs school funding change

    NEWS that the government is to introduce a new funding formula for schools has been welcomed by Mid-Kent MP Helen Whately. The MP has campaigned for an end to the postcode lottery that currently ...

  • Police award for RSPCA inspector

    KENT Police has awarded an RSPCA inspector with a certificate of merit to recognise her contribution to partnership working. Inspector Caroline Doe regularly liaises with police in dealing with ...

  • Ironbutt Steve rides off again

    MAIDSTONE endurance rider Steve Cooper will be riding off into the sunset on another marathon motorway trip. The 50-year-old Land Rover salesman, from Mayfair Avenue, will be making his latest ...

  • Learn to lead

    A FREE management training session is being offered in Maidstone to help bosses build effective leadership skills. The two-hour session, entitled Building and Leading Strong Teams, will be held at ...