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Climate Hustings - Written Responses to Candidate Questions

I would like to commend the organisers for bringing this event together to ensure the many issues affecting our environment are firmly on the political table ahead of the coming election.

1. Can each candidate explain the fundamentals of their party’s environmental policy?

Helen Joins Campaign to find new site for waste recycling centre

A new campaign is afoot in the North of Maidstone involving the controversial and unpopular site of the Allington Incinerator.  A petition has been gaining considerable support from families in the London Road ‘Orchards’ development because of fears that a new waste recycling facility at the inci

Minister to Come to Maidstone to Explain Thameslink Delay

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. 

MP Helen Grant Judges Sissinghurst Dog Show

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.

MP Pledges Support for Rough Sleeper Initiative

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.  

HELEN SAYS YES TO NCS!

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.