Chris Heaton-Harris MP, the Trains Minister, will come to Maidstone for a round table meeting with commuters, local businesses and local authority representatives to discuss the continued delay to the City Thameslink service from Maidstone East.
A Glorious day in the village of Sissinghurst played host to the long running annual dog show once again over the bank holiday. Reputedly running for over 100 years the event attracts pooch lovers from all over Kent seeking plaudits for their furry friends.
Helen Grant, MP for Maidstone & the Weald, pledged to throw her weight behind plans to secure more funding to address homelessness in Maidstone on a visit to the town’s ground-breaking Rough Sleeper Initiative last week.
A well known fundraising resident from Fant, known for her annual strawberry teas in support of breast cancer care, took a sabbatical in 2016 to recover from the tragic loss of her partner Martyn Sparrowhawk. His life was taken short without warning by a heart condition and left Moya Sparrowhawk
A group of 15 young people from Maidstone have been running a social action campaign as part of their National Citizens Service summer project. The goal was to raise awareness of mental health issues and the services available for younger people in the Maidstone area.
Primary School pupils in Maidstone got the opportunity to put their political research to the test as local MP Helen Grant met with groups of students on visits to Barming and Brunswick House Primary Schools last week.