Maidstone news

Star-studded event is set to take place in Maidstone on July 1. Organisers insist only small number were on the special deal

Fire crews swiftly on the scene and make area safe

Warning of floods and lightning hitting power supplies as solid sunshine set for rude end

A number of non-selective head teachers wrote to Theresa May last year outlining opposition to the plans

Motorists are being told to allow extra time for their journeys this evening

Theresa May promised last year the government was working on a solution to the problem

There have been warnings of gridlock across Kent if the county isn’t ready for exiting the European Union

The cash is being made available by HSBC

The level two alert has been triggered by a Met Office forecast of a 70 per cent chance of temperatures reaching heatwave conditions over the weekend

Some 27 candidates have sent an open letter to prime minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

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The county’s fire service supports neighbouring authorities where required, but their help was not needed on this occasion

Kent County Council chiefs have hailed “a fabulous result” after Ofsted today published a report into its services for vulnerable young people

Some 277 offences were logged in the county after Britain voted to leave the European Union last June

Kent Police is believed to be the virst force in the country to grant such powers

The shortfall is currently being made up by overtime shifts, but chief constable Alan Pughsley says he expects the positions to be filled swiftly

Everything you need to know as the Conservatives fail to return an overall majority

Helen Grant wins for the Conservatives

Follow us here as the results roll in as part of our most comprehensive live coverage yet - and get involved using #KentElection

The Medway Valley Line is currently blocked

Richard Whitman, professor of politics and international relations at the University of Kent gives us the lowdown on today’s vote

Drivers are advised to be careful on the approach and allow extra time for their journeys

Everything you need to know about today’s vote

Parents have until July 3 to register their children for the test

The closures are for improvement work

The National League side are marking five years at the Gallagher Stadium and will welcome Palace on Saturday, July 15

Martin Tucker, 46, of Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, was sentenced to two years and eight months behind bars

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning

It happened between junction six and five

There are no reports of any injuries and the cause of the fire is not known

Kent Police and British Transport Police have both issued statements

It is closed for engineering works

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