Maidstone News



Barming Sinkhole closes road and leads to evacuations

29 May, 2018

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. read more


Dan Daley Welcomes New GP Surgery For Allington

24 April, 2018

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. read more


Minister puts Rail Services at Risk

21 February, 2018

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. read more


Petition Launched To Fight Kent Rail Cuts

29 January, 2018

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. read more