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  • Top academy boss Phil Limbert resigns - duo take over

    Thechief executive of the highly-respected Valley Invicta Academies Trust (VIAT) has resigned and left the body. VIAT – which runs the successful Invicta Grammar and Valley Park ...

  • Snow joke, you've won the lottery!

    AN AYLESFORD man who scaled snowy Ben Nevis to celebrate his 50th birthday came back down to earth with a lottery win. James Godden signed up to the Kent Air Ambulance weekly fundraising draw just ...

  • Nominate your police volunteer!

    Do you know of an outstanding volunteer who deserves wider recognition? The Lord Ferrers Awards acknowledge the valuable contribution of volunteers to policing and the Government is inviting ...

  • Bearsted's big picnic for Her Majesty

    LOCALS in Bearsted will be flying the flag this weekend to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday. While thousands gather in the Mall for the Queen’s ‘Patron’s ...

  • Dream Google job for Maplesden Noakes' pupil Matt

    Maidstonesixth former Matt Quinney has landed himself a job with internet giant Google. The Maplesden Noakes pupil successfully scooped the role of marketing apprenticeship following an ...

  • Kent arrest of man allegedly linked to Syrian terror

    A man has been arrested in relation to terrorism offences linked to Syria. Counter terrorism officers from the West Midlands travelled to Kent to detain the 31 year old man. Kent officers ...

  • Ballroom Champs kick off Leeds Castle Concert

    KINGSWOOD national dance champions Max and Katie Harrison will be performing at Leeds Castle’s classical concert on July 9. The brother and sister duo, who are pupils at Sutton ...

  • Weather: what will the weekend hold for Maidstone?

    The unsettled summer weather is set to continue this weekend. While it will remain largely dry on Saturday, there will be little in the way of sunshine. Temperatures will reach 20C falling away to ...