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  • Lower crime figures welcomed

    KENT Police and Crime CommissionerAnn Barneshas welcomed the latest recorded crime data which shows there were almost 1,700 fewer victims of crime in Kent last year. Official figures ...

  • Road closed for kerbing

    LOWER Street in Broomfield and Kingswood will be closed to through traffic between the junctions with A20 Ashford Road and Park Barn Road for two days from February 24. The alternative route is ...

  • Witness plea after patrol car crash

    OFFICERS from the serious collision investigation unit are appealing for witnesses after a marked police car was involved in a collision on the A228 in Leybourne. The incident happened at 6.35pm on ...

  • MP joins countryside charity

    Helen Whately, MP for Faversham and Mid Kent, has been elected vice-president of countryside campaigning charity CPRE Kent (Campaign to Protect Rural England). Mrs Whately was elected alongside ...

  • Film inspires youngsters' music

    YOUNG musicians performed their own film scores and other original music for friends and family in the finale of Orchestra ONE Project 12. The concert was the culmination of four Sundays of ...

  • Mote Park parking fees imminent

    NEW parking charges come in to force at Mote Park on February 1. Maidstone Council says the charges will help safeguard the future of the park in light of significant government funding ...

  • Lifesaving message in a bottle

    MAIDSTONE Lions Club’s “Message in a Bottle” scheme, which encourages people to keep their medical details handy in case of an emergency, continues to grow. The Message in a ...

  • Search for exceptional Kent charities

    PERRY’S Chartered Accountants has announced the launch of an awards campaign to recognise and reward inspirational and exceptional businesses, charities, services and individuals in ...