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  • Volunteers needed to help veterans

    THE Armed Forces charity is appealing for volunteers to cope with a 56% hike in requests for help. SSAFA, the military charity, whose network of volunteers support serving personnel, reservists, ...

  • Police warn against motorists photographing accidents

    A MOTORIST has been sent a notice of intended prosecution after an officer was said to have spotted him at the wheel capturing the scene of a fatal collision on his mobile phone. It is reported ...

  • Commissioner praises control room project

    Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes has praised the county’s groundbreaking 999 control room after it picked up a national award. Mrs Barnes, who champions collaboration, ...

  • MP backs school funding change

    NEWS that the government is to introduce a new funding formula for schools has been welcomed by Mid-Kent MP Helen Whately. The MP has campaigned for an end to the postcode lottery that currently ...

  • Police award for RSPCA inspector

    KENT Police has awarded an RSPCA inspector with a certificate of merit to recognise her contribution to partnership working. Inspector Caroline Doe regularly liaises with police in dealing with ...

  • Ironbutt Steve rides off again

    MAIDSTONE endurance rider Steve Cooper will be riding off into the sunset on another marathon motorway trip. The 50-year-old Land Rover salesman, from Mayfair Avenue, will be making his latest ...

  • Learn to lead

    A FREE management training session is being offered in Maidstone to help bosses build effective leadership skills. The two-hour session, entitled Building and Leading Strong Teams, will be held at ...

  • Roller girls rock

    ROLLER girls from Kent (yellow vests) did the county proud with a decisive victory against the girls from North Devon this weekend as they started their campaign for victory in the British Roller ...