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  • Three degrees opportunity

    THOSE looking for a career on the land are urged to apply for a £1,000 towards their studies. The money is being offered by the Kent County Agricultural Society (KCAS), which will support ...

  • Girl, 16, hit by car and sent to London hospital

    A teenage girl has been taken to a Londonhospital with serious injuries after a collisionin Yalding High Street. The air ambulance was called but the 16-year-old was treated at ...

  • Maidstone 'siege': man in court on sex and drug charges

    A MAIDSTONE man will appear in court today after a police siege in the town in the early hours of yesterday. Rafel Kafel faces five charges including serious sexual assault, false ...

  • Funeral of murdered Roy Blackman takes place today

    The funeral of Roy Blackman, the widowerkilled during a burglary at his homenearBiddenden, takes place today. The service will be heldat St. Michael’s ...

  • Detling to lose 333 and 334 Arriva off-peak bus services

    Kent bus operator Arriva is making cuts to the333 and 334 services - which operate between Sheerness, Sittingbourne, Maidstone and Faversham - claiming they are under-used. From May 29 most ...

  • Kent Life's Natalie is promoted

    Kent Life Heritage Farm Park’s operations manager has been promoted. Natalie Kirk, 28, is now in charge of running the attraction as general manager. Natalie joined Kent Life, near ...

  • Czech national charged with M20 death of Susan Mellor

    A manhas been charged following a collision on the M20 near Maidstone in which a 74-year-old woman died. Jaroslav Horvath, 40, from the Czech Republic, was charged with causing death by ...

  • Celebrating beer and cider at this year's Kent County Show

    The growth of Kent’s micro-brewing and beer producing business will be showcased at this year’s county show in July. A new beer and cider festival is being added at this year’s ...