Latest News In Maidstone

14th Dec 2017
10:15am

Firefighters put to the test at Melville Court tower block in Brompton

Six months on from the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Kent firefighters have been testing their skills at one of the county's tallest blocks of flats.
14th Dec 2017
12:01am

Sheppey couple put rare maritime treasures up for auction

A rare chance has come up to buy a cannon rescued from a 290-year-old ship.
13th Dec 2017
3:50pm

Couple attacked by would-be robber in the Aldi car park in Duncan Road, Gillingham

A couple were attacked while they sat in their car outside a supermarket.
13th Dec 2017
11:35am

Firefighters tackle blaze at house in Albert Road, Chatham

Smoke and flames could be seen pouring from the windows of a house after it caught fire.
13th Dec 2017
10:00am

Increase in number of Kent schools rated good or outstanding by Ofsted

More children are attending good or outstanding schools in Kent according to Ofsted - but education in one part of the county is falling behind.
13th Dec 2017
9:30am

Chapel Down on the acquisition trail as it raises £18.5m investment in new shares

Wine and beer maker Chapel Down is putting itself in position to make takeovers after raising £18.5 million from new investors.
12th Dec 2017
7:25pm

Kent reacts: Is Facebook dividing us?

How often do you use social media and do you agree with a former Facebook boss who says it's dividing us?
12th Dec 2017
5:10pm

Teen appears in court accused of causing death of Jack Burmingham from Rainham

A teenager accused of causing death by dangerous driving has appeared before magistrates.
12th Dec 2017
1:10pm

Chatham: Starving dog put down after found abandoned in bush

A starved dog found collapsed by a bush and covered in fleas has had to be put down in a case that 'horrified' the RSPCA. Warning: distressing image.
12th Dec 2017
11:00am

Operation Raptor aimed at disrupting County Lines drugs networks sees Rambo knife seized in Gravesend

A week-long operation targeting London gangs who sell class A drugs in Kent saw 20 arrests and the confiscation of drugs and knives.
12th Dec 2017
10:00am

Scientists at University of Kent and Bristol build scaffold in bacteria in breakthrough for biofuel production

Scientists in Kent believe they could reduce reliance on fossil fuels after finding a way to increase productivity in cells used to make biofuels.
12th Dec 2017
12:01am

Strood: Members of St Francis Church create baby Jesus pebbles

Prizes are up for grabs for people who find specially-painted pebbles created by members of a church.

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