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  • Mayor holds court on river

    A CENTURIES’-old tradition was marked in Maidstone when the new mayor and his mayoress took a trip down the River Medway. The mayor Cllr Richard Thick and his wife Rosanne were at the head ...

  • Competing for charity

    A TEAM of young graduates and interns from Fidelity Worldwide Investment in Maidstone is taking over The Children’s Trust charity shop in the town on Wednesday, July 23. The volunteers are ...

  • Maidstone rowers make Under23 GB Squad

    Two Maidstone Invicta Rowing Club members have been selected for the Great Britain squad for the U23 World Rowing Championships in Varese, Italy from July 23-27. Morgan Hellen, formerly of Oakwood ...

  • Runners take to track at Brands Hatch

    THE roar of Formula One was replaced with the pounding of running shoes, when more than 550 athletes took part in the Heart of Kent Hospice’s first 10k charity run at Brands Hatch. From ...

  • Teams invited to join six-a-side league

    The successful six-a-side football league run by Football Mundial is looking for new teams for the new season starting in August.. The club meets on Thursday nights and matches are played on the ...

  • Willington Street to close for the rest of the summer

    WILLINGTON Street will be closed from July 24 until August 31. The busy thoroughfare, which links the A274 Sutton Road and the A20 Ashford Road east of Maidstone, is being resurfaced after ...

  • Charity offers art workshops

    THE Blackthorn Trust is launching a series of Saturday workshops to highlight the work of the charity and teach locals new tricks. Art and flowers form a large part of the package, which got ...

  • KCC Education chief Roger Gough in the spotlight

    WITH growing criticism about the number of under-performingschools being turned in to academies in the Maidstone area, we put KCC's cabinet member for education, Roger Gough, in the chair ...