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  • Flower show

    Flower show STAPLEHURST Horticultural Society is holding its autumn show on September 7 in the North Hall of the Village Centre, from 2pm. Prize giving will take place at 4pm. All visitors ...

  • NLL cooks pipped at the post

    NLL cooks pipped at the post TWO talented chefs from New Line Learning Academy made it through to the final of the Fourayes Bramley Apple Cooking Competition, held in the industrial kitchens of ...

  • Councillor's Falklands film

    Councillor's Falklands film A FILM depicting the heroes’ welcome given to the fleet returning following the Falklands War has been put onto DVD by Maidstone amateur photographer and ...

  • Pedal power raises cash

    Pals’ pedal power raises cash THREE youngsters who cycled round Leybourne Lakes have raised £180.64 for Hedgehog children’s ward at Tunbridge Wells Hospital. Neve Palmer, ...

  • Lampreys spotted in the Medway

    Lampreys spotted in the Medway CRITICALLY-endangered eels have been spotted swimming up the Medway. Lampreys – a primitive form of eel, once considered to be a delicacy – have been ...

  • Super scoopers back big clean-up

    Super scoopers back big clean-up SCOOPER heroes were out in force in Tonbridge and Malling to help two charities promote the importance of clearing up dog mess. The council teamed up with Dogs ...

  • Step up for barn dance

    Step up for barn dance YEE-HA! Join in the fun at a barn dance on Friday, September 6, at Aylesford Village Community Centre, in aid of the Heart of Kent Hospice. Live musicians and a caller ...

  • Mid Kent Collage still offering places

    Mid Kent College still offering places STUDENTS unsure where they’ll be studying this September are advised it is still not too late to go to MidKent College. The college will be holding ...