Latest News In Maidstone

18th Jan 2019

Fleur East to chat to kmfm

X-Factor and I'm a Celebrity star Fleur East is to perform a special acoustic version of her new single.
18th Jan 2019

Cash to make Kent a cultural world leader

Millions is being ploughed into a project aimed at making the county a world leader for cultural and creative industries.
17th Jan 2019

New political party launched

Demands for a new road are among the demands of a new party hoping to make an impact.
17th Jan 2019

Laughter in isolation debate leaves councillors unimpressed

A council leader insisted his cabinet members take social isolation seriously – after a number of them were seen in hysterics during a debate on it.
17th Jan 2019

Fruit picker fears for UK's largest apple and pear grower

The UK's largest producer of apples and pears fears it will not have enough EU seasonal workers to harvest its crops because of Brexit.
17th Jan 2019

Snow fell in Kent

Snow fell in parts of the county earlier today and temperatures are set to freeze again later as the gritters take to the roads.
17th Jan 2019

'She checked him and said he had gone asleep'

A young mother claimed her toddler had gone to sleep after his head was fatally wedged between a rear seat and front passenger seat, jurors heard.
17th Jan 2019

Five-way crash on M2

Motorists faced long delays on the M2 after an accident involving two vans, two lorries and a car.
16th Jan 2019

Man loses everything in barge fire

An appeal for help has been launched after a man lost everything when his barge caught fire.
16th Jan 2019

Missing teenager found

A 16-year-old who had been missing for five days has been found safe and well.
16th Jan 2019

Actor and dad in alzheimer's TV campaign

A dementia champion and her father have appeared in a national TV campaign for the Alzheimer's Society.
16th Jan 2019

Gritters out as temperatures fall

The gritters will be out in force across the county this evening as temperatures are expected to fall close or just below zero this evening.