Maidstone news

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Highly flammable gas used to apply the foam can pose a fire risk

Agricultural chiefs held a meeting this week with Gareth Johnson, Damian Green, Charlie Elphicke, Craig Mackinlay, Helen Grant, Helen Whately and Kelly Tolhurst

G4S Healthcare Services took over in July as provider of free transport for people whose health means they cannot travel to their NHS appointment any other way

The club was founded in 1844 and is recognised as the UK’s most historic club

Staff were locked out this morning until the locks were drilled out

A further 24 specialist apartments are set to open in the spring

Bosses say incorrect expansion joints were fitted to both ends of the bridge roadway deck and footpaths

Gritter trucks will treat major roads tonight and tomorrow morning

Council chiefs have confirmed the northbound stretch of the busy dual carriageway will be closed into the evening

Heavy rain and heavy traffic meant treatment was “just not possible”

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice

Will you be getting a school snow day? Here’s the place to find out

The comments were welcomed by Maidstone and the Weald MP Helen Grant

Faversham and Mid Kent MP Helen Whately admits there has been a shortage but believes the prime minister’s target is “feasible”

Cross-party MPs gather at Westminster to discuss closure of MoD sites across the UK

The prime minister plans for teachers and staff at every secondary school in the country to be offered mental health first aid training

The Met Police Federation is currently asking members if they want to carry guns and tasers in a bid to combat the terror threat

KCC’s Regional Growth Fund has already supported some 242 companies in the county with £55m of loans that have created more than 2,212 jobs

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The average Band D household will see a £5 rise in its council tax bill as a result of a planned 3.3 per cent increase

Tuesday marks the anniversary of the iconic artist’s death

Agency snappers may have clues in their pictures as to the final 24 hours of Wham! star’s life

First anniversary of the singer’s death will be on Tuesday, January 10

Francis O’Sullivan, known to friends as ‘Titch’, died in hospital on Tuesday after suffering a head injury in the charity event

Daren Mochrie will take over the role this year, replacing Paul Sutton who quit last year

The force has used Proceeds of Crime legislation to secure 159 successful confiscation orders against offenders

Last year there were 500 late applications out of the 17,400 families needing a school place

A new system is being trialled at Aylesford Medical Centre and St Andrews Medical Centre in Southborough from next week

Officers have carried out enquiries into the incident and there are no suspicious circumstances

Protests have been organised by a campaign group as prices rose across the UK

Raising a glass to 2017 as we welcome in the new year

In a special article written just for us, the Bishop of Rochester, the Right Reverend James Langstaff

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