Lib Dems make impressive gain in Headcorn

On the 13th of September 2018 there was a by-election in Headcorn ward following the resignation of the sitting conservative councillor. Maidstone Liberal Democrats selected local resident Merilyn Fraser as their candidate and fought an impressive campaign.


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More Threats to Maidstone’s Rail Services

Maidstone County Councillor, Rob Bird, demands answers from Secretary of State


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Give communities the power to make their roads safer, say Kent Liberal Democrats

Funding should be provided for every Kent community to pursue 20mph limits on appropriate roads to make the county's streets safer, say Kent Liberal Democrats.

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Barming Sinkhole closes road and leads to evacuations

A 2 metre wide sinkhole has appeared on the A26 in Barming over the bank holiday weekend. 10 homes have been evacuated and specialist teams are one site. Kent county have now announced a schedule of works to remedy the problem, available here.

Dan Daley Welcomes New GP Surgery For Allington

The West Kent CCG has now confirmed that The College Practice will be opening a new branch in Allington following the closure of the two existing Allington GP surgeries at the end of May. The new surgery will take over the premises currently used by Allington Clinic.

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Minister puts Rail Services at Risk

The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, has now confirmed residents’ fears about the future of rail services from Maidstone and Northwest Kent to London.

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Petition Launched To Fight Kent Rail Cuts

Petition launched to fight Kent Rail Cuts


Rail users from Maidstone & West Kent are facing up to the very real threat of services going backwards toward levels of service experienced in steam days. Promised improvements have been delayed and may never arrive.

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