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  • Free orchestra workshop for youngsters

    YOUNG musicians of all abilities can create and perform their own music at a free four-day course run by Kent Music during the summer holidays. Orchestra ONE Project 8 will be held at New Line ...

  • Charity to fight hunger in Kent

    CHARITIES which help the hungry and needy in Maidstone and Malling are being invited to sign up to a new FareShare scheme, opening in Kent for the first time. FareShare is a UK-wide charity ...

  • Air ambulance lottery winner

    A MAIDSTONE man has landed a cash prize in the latest Kent Air Ambulance lottery draw. Mr H Norman scooped the second prize of £250 on July 23. The draw costs £4 a month, with ...

  • Medieval festival at castle

    LEEDS Castle welcomes its most significant collection yet, with a display of armour that belonged to Henry VIII. Featuring the Tonlet Armour and the Horned Helmet, as well as tools from the Royal ...

  • Lib Dems win Staplehurst

    THE Lib Dem grouphaswon the Staplehurst by-election by just six votes. Paulina Watson succeeds Tory Richard Lusty, who resigned after the May local elections, by polling609 votes ...

  • Thurnham School sends computers to Africa

    Thanks to Thurnham Infants School, Bearsted, more than 3,000 children in Africa have had access to modern technology for the first time. Computers 4 Africa has been working with the school ...

  • Mayor holds court on river

    A CENTURIES’-old tradition was marked in Maidstone when the new mayor and his mayoress took a trip down the River Medway. The mayor Cllr Richard Thick and his wife Rosanne were at the head ...

  • Competing for charity

    A TEAM of young graduates and interns from Fidelity Worldwide Investment in Maidstone is taking over The Children’s Trust charity shop in the town on Wednesday, July 23. The volunteers are ...