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  • Grieving dad backs road safety scheme

    A BEREAVED father from Coxheath, whose 19-year-old son died in a car crash, has spoken out in support of the UK’s only interactive road safety education centre, which is due to open in ...

  • Road work warning

    MOTORISTS in East Farleigh are advised of two road closures in the area. Vicarage Lane, from the B2010 Lower Road to Wilsons Lane, will be closed from August 24 for up to two days. Wilsons ...

  • Apprenticeships on offer

    KENT’s library service is inviting youngsters from across the county to apply for 17 apprenticeship places. Those aged 16 to 24 can apply for the training postsat libraries and archive ...

  • Recognition for pub chain

    ELITEPUBS have become one of the latest organisations to be awarded with the WorldHost Recognised Business status after gaining national recognition for its commitment to customer service. The ...

  • Charity award nominations invited

    Following the resounding success of last year’s inaugural awards, entries are now being invited for the 2015/16 Kent Charity Awards. Chairman of judges, Susan Robinson from Kreston Reeves ...

  • Get close to nature at free events

    FAMILIES are invited to two free events in the borough this month. Kent County Council rangers are running a bug hunt at Mote Park, Maidstone, on Wednesday August 19 from 11am-2pm, with the bug ...

  • Cash grants for history groups

    LOCAL historical groups have received almost £3,000 in grants from the Kent Archaeological Society this year. The society’s Allen Grove Local History Fund has paid out more than ...

  • Vacance for part-time clerk

    THERE is a vacancy for a part-time clerk and responsible financial officer in Ulcombe. The post is likely to suit someone interested in the local community and local government. The successful ...