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An elderly woman has died after the minibus collided with a car on Wednesday morning, police say.

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Five areas in England will benefit from a new Cultural Development Fund to boost local culture.

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A no-deal Brexit would mean anyone planning to drive outside the UK would need an insurance Green Card.

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Ashley King, 22, was dismantling cars when he was crushed to death in Folkestone in November 2017.

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Kent Police's crime-recording arrangements have improved dramatically since June 2017.

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The proposed closures, affecting 1,045 staff, are part of its plan to shut more than 100 stores by 2022.

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Sydney Gardens in Bath is among six parks to have been awarded a total of 13.8m in lottery cash.

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The woman gave birth at Medway Maritime Hospital in Kent on 16 October last year.

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Kent's fruit farmers are concerned there will be a labour shortage after Brexit.

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The speaker hits back at an MP who questions his partiality by pointing out his wife is not his property.

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JB Gill, who is now a farmer, wants more young people to follow in his footsteps.

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Theresa May has won a no confidence vote in her government. But with her Brexit plan defeated, what now?

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Community News

Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Scams On The Rise

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013

KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.

 

Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Maidstone based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Maidstone community.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

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