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  • Winter shelter scheme needs help

    MAIDSTONE’S Winter Shelter scheme is looking for volunteers to provide a warm and safe haven for the town’s homeless this Christmas. There is no sign of letting up for the scheme, which ...

  • Annie's glass design for trophies

    A GLASS sculptor from Maidstone has been commissioned to create the trophies for this year’s Kent Design and Development Awards. Annie Ross (pictured), from Penenden Heath, has been working ...

  • Leeds sink hole could happen again, says expert

    AN expert geologist claims a catastrophic sink hole which shut a Kent village for six months is only a burst water main away in other parts of the borough. Much of the soil and deep level ground ...

  • Water power plan for Leeds Castle

    LEEDS Castle bosses are considering creating electricity for the 900-year-old historic building using a water-powered turbine. Chief executive Sir David Steel has revealed he is looking to harness ...

  • MP Tom welcomes new money back deal for Southern train delays

    TONBRIDGE and Malling MP Tom Tugendhat MP has welcomed the Government’s announcement that Southern and Southeastern services passengers will be able to claim compensation if they are more than ...

  • Creepy clown craze leads to Maidstone charity fun run ban on suits

    THE “scary clown” craze has led to a charity banning clown outfits from its Halloween fun runs at Mote Park, Maidstone. Children’s hospice charity Demelza says anyone who turns ...

  • Lad taken ill at Maidstone surgery has died

    A boy whocollapsed at the Albion Place Medical Practice in Maidstone earlier this week has died. The youngster, thought to be aged about 11 and called Lee, fell ill at theSittingbourne ...

  • BREAKING: New Line Learning principal David Elliott quits post

    The principal of New Line Learning Academy has quit, it was announced this morning. David Elliott spent seven years as Vice Principal of Senacre Technology College before becoming Principal of New ...