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Maidstone Students Wow MP With Political Expertise

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.

MP and Mayor join packed Gallagher stadium at big charity footie match

Tottenham Hotspur Legends met Waitrose 270 FC at the Gallagher stadium on Sunday 30th June, watched by local MP Helen Grant and Mayor Marion Ring.

The match was in aid of two local charities - Mencap Maidstone and Space 2 Be Me, and was sponsored by local Solicitors Gullands.

Maidstone Mencap has a new President

Maidstone Mencap has a new President.  After six years in the post Andrew Wells, son of former MP for Maidstone the late Sir John Wells, decided to step down and had over the reins.  The Board approached Mrs Grant to take over after 10 years as a Vice President, alongside neighbouring MPs Tom Tug

Maidstone MP Demands Meeting on Delay to Train Service

Helen Grant, Member of Parliament for Maidstone and the Weald, has written to the Trains Minister demanding he visit Maidstone for an urgent public meeting as concern grows that the long-promised City Thameslink Service from Maidstone East may face even further delay.

KM Column: Looking After Older People

If you’ve seen the 2011 movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, then apart from probably having a good laugh, you’ll also have seen a depiction of life as a pensioner being effervescent, fulfilling and worthwhile.  Oh, that it could be so for everyone, but the truth is without good health, financia

Celebrating 100 Years of Loose Bowls Club

Once the tea lawn of the Swan public house in Loose, Maidstone, the home of Loose Bowls Club was filled with members and guests celebrating its centenary year as the season opened this week.