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  • Snodland MEP Peter Skinner jailed for expenses fraud

    An LabourMEP has been jailed for yearsfor fraudulentlyclaiming£100,000 in expenses. Peter Skinner, 56, of Recreation Ave,Snodland, wasMEP for the South East ...

  • 100 homes at Barty Farm get go-ahead - despite protests

    Plansfor 100 houses on land at Barty Farm on the outskirts of Bearsted have been given the go-ahead. Despite significant opposition to the plans, Maidstone Borough Council (MBC) approved the ...

  • Three-car smash

    A MAN was trapped in his overturned car following a three-vehicle crash in Maidstone this afternoon. The incident closed Royal Engineers' Road, heading in to town, and caused major disruption ...

  • Roy Blackman murder: do you know where this man is?

    Police are searching for this man in connection to the killing of widower Roy Blackman at his his Biddenden home. William Smith, also known as Billy locally, was believed to ahve been ...

  • Maidstone burglar caught by pet-watching cameras

    A Maidstone burglar has been sent to prison afterimages were caught on cameras used to watch household pets. Darren Moorestole a computer tablet, handbag, cash and bank cards when he ...

  • Holmesdale Technology College is renamed

    Holmesdale Technology College inSnodland is now called The Holmesdale School. Sports Minister and local MP, Tracey Crouch, county councillor, Sarah Hohler and the Mayor of ...

  • Road in Hunton to be shut for five days

    A busy road in Hunton is to be shut for five days later this month. WestStreet will be closed from May 30 and there will be no access for through traffic between the junctions with Lughorse ...

  • Village street shut for two days for cabling work

    A roadin East Farleigh will be shut next month for two days. The temporary closure on May 14 and 15 is for of Dean Street telecommunication cabling work to be carried out. There will be ...