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Charities say children will be held in "abhorrent" conditions at a Home Office facility in Dover.

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Officers are keen to speak to a man seen jogging in the area at the time of the incident.

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Elle-Mae Wood was "confused" and "upset" when she left a Kent hospital alone, an inquest hears.

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A memo casts doubt over the home secretary's claim that asylum housing was based on health advice.

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The woman was detained at the same time as PC Wayne Couzens, who admits kidnapping Sarah Everard.

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The government has said some restrictions will stay in place in England after 21 June.

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The lifting of restrictions in England has been delayed, which could affect planned events

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Restrictions on weddings have been eased across the UK - so how can you now celebrate?

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The vaccine is being offered to over-18s in Wales and Northern Ireland, over-25s in England and over-30s in Scotland.

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Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

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England all-rounder Sam Curran smashes an unbeaten 72 as Surrey's batsmen fire again to beat Somerset.

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Kent sign left-arm spinner James Logan on a short-term contract after he impressed during a trial with the club's second XI.

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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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