Maidstone News


30 July, 2022

It will not be news to anyone that Maidstone Borough is suffering major problems in many areas of the Borough with failing water supply infrastructure, inadequate sewage disposal, collapsing drains and sewers, and grossly polluted watercourses. Whilst the Liberal Democrats do not control Maidston... read more

Lib Dems to lead scrutiny

22 June, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Cllr Clive English has been elected to chair the Council's new Overview and Scrutiny Committee. read more

Maidstone residents generously donate items for Ukraine

07 March, 2022

South Ward councillors Brian Clark, Derek Mortimer and Paul Wilby are working with numerous groups helping to collect humanitarian items for residents in Ukraine. On Saturday Cllrs Clark and Mortimer, collected the first van full of donations from the Loose YMCA and later Cllr Clark collected two... read more

Lib Dems move to help Residents with Parking

09 February, 2022

At February’s Strategic Planning Committee Maidstone Lib Dems call for a fairer approach to Town Centre parking in light of Park and Ride Services ceasing on 19th Feb, while cancelling the price increase planned for town centre parking permits. read more

Lib Dem Action to Clean-up Maidstone’s Filthy Rivers

24 January, 2022

In 2021 the Government's Environment Agency received more than 100,000 reports of pollution in England. The public and their elected representatives reported rivers choked with human waste and toxic run-off, fish killed and nature reserves poisoned. read more

Lib Dem call to save Park and Ride defeated by Maidstone Tories

20 January, 2022

On Wednesday Councillors at MBC’s Policy and Resources committee reconsidered December's decision to refuse additional pandemic support for Park and Ride Services, following Call-in by Lib Dem Councillors Derek Mortimer, Cynthia Robertson and Brian Clark. That decision, proposed by Maidstone Cons... read more

Park and Ride challenge on the 19th, and the results are in

17 January, 2022

The decision by the new Conservative administration at Maidstone Council to allow the Park and Ride service to stop is being reviewed this Wednesday 19th January, with strong opposition to the closure from the Liberal Democrats and members of the other smaller groups. read more