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  • Fire destroys stubble field at Lenham

    Firefighters were called to a blazing field at Hubbards Hill, Lenham, last night. Crews used hoses and fire beaters to tackle the blaze, which swept through two hectares of stubble. Fire crews ...

  • Two people trapped in M20 crash

    Emergency crews released two people trapped in vehicles after a crash on the M20. The accident happened on the coastbound carriageway between junctions eight and nine on Sunday before 6am. A ...

  • Helpers needed to help clear rubbish

    A GROUP of residents are hoping to put together a litter-picking task force to tackle the increasing problem of rubbish in Leeds village. The group (pictured) made their way from St Nicholas’ ...

  • M20: Notice of lane closures and speed restrictions

    Highways England have issued a warning to motorists who use the M20 of disruption possible soon due to roadworks. An HA statement issued this afternoon reads:M20 junction 4, Maidstone, Kent: ...

  • Vacancy for vicar in super benefice

    A MOVE to fill the vacant post of vicar at Hollingbourne will be advertised this month. The news follows a delay in recruiting because of a larger reorganisation of churches – into a so-called ...

  • Safety fears over parked cars in Bearsted

    FRESH concerns have been raised about the cars parked on a dangerous bend in Ware Street. There were renewed calls for double yellow lines to be placed there to allow traffic to flow more freely in ...

  • Money is main worry for CAB clients

    FINANCIAL worries continue to increase for many Maidstone residents and dominated requests for free help to the local Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) last year. Chairman Cllr Rob Bird reported to the ...

  • Show the public Leeds-Langley relief road options now - demand Ukip

    Threeoptions for a Leeds-Langley relief road currently under consideration should be published in full immediately and taken to public consultation, according to Ukip councillor Eddie ...