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  • Put your oar in to help charity

    THE biggest and craziest indoor rowing challenge to raise funds for a local charity is being organised by Farleigh-based Dandelion Time. The Dandelion Time Rowathon – Marden to Monte Carlo ...

  • Sunshine boosts fete success

    THE fete for Otham and Langley church made £3,300, thanks to the best weather for five years. Among winners at the event, at Otham Green, wasCharlie, a three-year-old English springer ...

  • F1 prize for filmmaker George

    A TALENTED young filmmaker is speeding towards life in the fast line after winning a competition to meet former F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton. George Ellsworth (20), from Smarden, also scooped ...

  • Rise in mobile phone thefts

    POLICE have issued a warning following an increase in mobile phone thefts, especially at night. About 3,000 mobiles are reported stolen each year, and manyhave gone missing whilst their ...

  • Teddy bears are stars at museum

    A MAJOR exhibition from the Victoria and Albert Musuem of Childhood is showing in Maidstone. Teddy Bear Story, the 112-year old tale of Britain’s favourite bear, is an exploration of the ...

  • ICT help for the over 60s

    INVICTA sixth form students will be again running ICT sessions for the over 60s. These will take place from 11.10am to 12.15pm on Mondays, and are designed to be geared to the needs of the ...

  • A rare look at historic buildings

    HISTORIC buildings around Maidstone will be throwing open their doors to celebrate 20 years of Heritage Open Days. From September 11 to 14, members of the public will be able to explore properties ...

  • Choir sings for shoppers

    MAIDSTONE shoppers were treated to Saturday afternoon entertainment from a French choir in Jubilee Square. Members of the Maidstone Beauvais Twinning Association welcomed the choir from Heille, a ...