Maidstone News

Lib Dems move forward Greensand Ridge protection

19 April, 2019

Our countryside is facing many varied threats.  The unprecedented housing growth demanded by Government policy and the nature of modern farming methods are just two of these. The Liberal Democrats on Maidstone Borough Council have recognised the importance to our local environment of the Greensan... read more



Time to end ‘teaching to the test’ culture

17 April, 2019

Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Layla Moran this week spoke at the National Education Union to demand an end to the ‘teaching to the test’ culture by scrapping league tables, Ofsted and high-stakes testing in primary schools.   read more



Plan for 6 House Loose Road Garden Development Rejected

25 February, 2019

A back garden housing scheme for 6 homes at 466 Loose Road has been rejected by Maidstone Borough Council’s Planning committee following a proposal for refusal made by Cllr Brian Clark. At the meeting Cllr Clark agued that the plan was contrary to the North Loose Residents Association’s adopted ... read more