Hunton Herald Article

One of the big issues concerning residents of Maidstone and The Weald over the last few years has been the spectre of substantial new housing developments underscored by a lack of commitment to necessary supporting infrastructure.

Covid-19 bulletin no.3

Dear Friends and Residents

I write with a further update on our local and national effort to stop the spread of Coronavirus.

Coronavirus Update

Dear Friends and Residents

I am writing further to my bulletin of last week to update you on the latest Government advice and local action (see ‘Supporting our Most Vulnerable Citizens’ below) in our collective national effort to stop the spread of Coronavirus.


The international outbreak of Coronavirus is a huge challenge, and rightly our Government is treating the issue with great care and seriousness. Their action plan published last week, sets out how they will respond to the outbreak, in four phases: contain, delay, research and mitigate.

MP Hosts Rural Crime Summit

Helen Grant, Member of Parliament for Maidstone and The Weald, convened a rural crime summit at her office in Maidstone last week to discuss concerns brought to her attention by local farmers.


Readers will no doubt be aware that last month was the wettest February on record as the UK was battered by storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge in successive weekends.

Points Based Immigartion System

The positive influence of inbound peoples from all around the world to this country is one of the great strengths of modern Britain.  Our healthy and diverse population produces leaders in every aspect of our global society, and long may that continue.

Operation Brock Replacement

Many of us are still haunted by the chaos that gripped Kent during the summer of 2015 when disruption at the Port of Dover led to endless weeks of congestion due to Operation Stack.