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  • Teddy bears seized at customs

    TRADING standards have seized more than 2,000 cute but potentially deadly teddy bears which could have been destined for children in Britain. The bears originally came from China and were being ...

  • Town prepares for parade

    SOME 600 people, including two samba bands, two choirs and a variety of dance groups will be joining this year’s celebratory Maidstone Parade, as it wends its way around the streets on ...

  • Call for views on boundary changes

    PEOPLE across Kent are being asked to comment on draft proposals for new county council boundaries. An eight-week public consultation on the recommendations has been launched by the independent ...

  • Classic Mustangs go on display

    By Casey Whiting THE Haynes garage in Maidstone was selected as one of only 10 dealers to display the new Ford Mustang at a classic car event. The event was part of a national tour by Ford and ...

  • Treasure hunt to help food bank

    TESCO in Grove Green is taking part in the supermarket chain’s sixth national neighbourhood food collectionfrom July 2 to July 4. Customers and staff are asked to buy products ...

  • New book result of diet challenge

    A HEADCORN author is at it again! Recounting anecdotes from his daily battle with life as a Kent commuter, Andy Leeks made the headlines with his first-ever published book ‘As they ...

  • Artist Kathleen is people's choice

    ARTIST Kathleen Keefe has been announced as the winner of this year’s Bentlif Open Art Prize People’s Choice. Work from 75 artists was featured in the Open Art Prize exhibition at ...

  • New KCC chairman named

    THE former chairman of the award-winning Whitstable Oyster Festival, Cllr Mike Harrison, is the new chairman of Kent County Council. Cllr Harrison was elected to the county council in ...