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  • Charity coffee morning

    Cavendish Coffee Shop on the Ashford Road raised £206 at a Macmillan Coffee Morning. They donated half of the morning’s takings to the charity as well as the proceeds of a raffle and ...

  • Farm's wheat flour is winner

    WHEAT grown on a Staplehurst farm has been declared an award-winner – for the second time this year. Eckley Farms, in Five Oak Lane, Staplehurst, won the seal of approval at the Great Taste ...

  • Volunteers needed for charity Christmas shop

    Hi Kent, the local charity for people with a hearing loss, is looking for volunteers to help run its Christmas shop in Week Street, Maidstone. The shop will be open from Monday, October 27 ...

  • Weekend working to keep traffic delays down

    Motorists will need to allow extra time to travel around a section of Maidstone’s one-way system for the next three Sundays while essential work is carried out by South East Water. The work ...

  • Specials needed for rail roles

    BRITISH Transport Police (BTP) is looking for volunteers to become special constables to help regular officers police the rail network in Maidstone. Special constables have the same powers and ...

  • Security cameras to tackle village crime

    SECURITY cameras have gone up in Marden as part of an initiative to tackle rural crime in the Weald. Kent is the fourth worst-affected county in the UK for rural crime, costing businesses and ...

  • Broadband plea for rural areas

    CALLS for faster broadband in rural areas have once again been made as farmers run the risk of missing out on vital EU payments. The Country Landowners' Associationhas been lobbying for ...

  • Coffee cup heroes

    TENANTS and staff, Housing and Care 21, and Tovil Parish Council invited the local community to a coffee morning at Tovil Green Court, near Maidstone,on Friday,September 26, to raise ...