Latest News In Maidstone

7th Jul 2020
8:57pm

Approval for £5m leisure centre development

A £5 million redevelopment scheme has been approved for Splashes leisure centre, which will be closed for 18 months during the work.
7th Jul 2020
6:35pm

Dockyard and dance company's £33m grant boost

Two art organisations in Kent will receive a share of £33million emergency Covid-19 grant funding, announced today by Arts Council England.
7th Jul 2020
4:03pm

Cake in a car park at post-lockdown wedding

A couple who married after lockdown restrictions were lifted at the weekend, hosted their 'wedding reception' from the back of a 4x4.
7th Jul 2020
4:00pm

Vehicles and cash recovered in raid

Police have managed to recover a van and motorhome thought to be stolen and cash after a dawn raid.
7th Jul 2020
3:05pm

Virus fight milestone as weekly deaths fall to 0

Two areas of Kent have reported no new coronavirus deaths in an entire week for the first time.
7th Jul 2020
11:29am

'He genuinely believed every child mattered'

Tributes have been left at a school to remember a young teacher who died in an accident.
7th Jul 2020
8:49am

PM comments 'a slap in the face'

There are calls for Boris Johnson to apologise for comments he made about care homes.
7th Jul 2020
8:00am

Frantic search to reunite baby bat with mum

A search has been launched for the mother of a tiny bat amid fears the pup is unable to feed itself.
6th Jul 2020
6:06pm

Road closure after police advice

Rochester Esplanade has been closed for refurbishment work following advice from police.
6th Jul 2020
2:30pm

Mum helps pin down Asda assault suspect

A mum has described the moment she helped pin down a suspect after an Asda security guard was reportedly assaulted.
6th Jul 2020
12:52pm

Around 1,000 skincare patients need seeing urgently

A healthcare provider's contract has been suspended after it was found long waiting times placed skin cancer patients at risk.
6th Jul 2020
12:01pm

Sailors and their dogs rescued from stricken boat

A lifeboat crew had to go back to rescue two sailors and their dogs after they first refused help when their cabin cruiser ran aground.

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