Maidstone Community Mela 2019 Sun 14th July

Maidstone Community Mela has been celebrated in Maidstone since 2003. The event brings all communities together and binds together by celebrating it with the music, dance, food and arts from home as well as around the world. Cllr. Dinesh Khadka has been involved with the Mela have been involved with the Mela since the beginning of the event same as other local Lib Dem councillors who have been supporting and promoting the event.

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Local Update: June Road closures

New Cut Road and Grovewood Drive South



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Lib Dems table legislation to tackle air pollution crisis

Today, for World Environment Day, Liberal Democrat Climate Change spokesperson Wera Hobhouse is tabling a bill to give local authorities more powers to issue fines to idling vehicles. 

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Lib Dem call for additional Household Waste Recycling Centre in Maidstone leads to success at KCC

Lib Dems have campaigned for more than a decade for an additional waste recycling centre in the North West of Maidstone to reduce chronic pressure on the road network in South Maidstone. The existing site at Tovil is beyond capacity and serves as the only facility in the whole of the borough for residents as far as Lenham, Allington, Yalding and Staplehurst.

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May 2019 Maidstone Borough Election Results and Council Leadership

Maidstone Lib Dems are delighter to have retained leadership of Maidstone Council following May’s elections which had had again resulted in no overall control.

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Lib Dems protect £2M for Maidstone Junction Improvements

Members of Maidstone’s Joint Transport Board committee were shocked to learn that £2M of the £8.9M in government funding for key junction improvements in Maidstone (Maidstone’s Integrated Transport Strategy) had been reallocated for a junction in Tonbridge and Malling, even though board members had questioned this on several previous meetings.

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Local Elections 2nd May 2019 – Liberal Democrat Candidates

With the local elections fast approaching on May 2nd 2019 we are pleased to announce the following candidates... 

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3 steps to beating the climate crisis

Our reliance on fossil fuels puts our children in danger and gives power to despots across the globe. Ed Davey outlines an emergency plan to beat the climate crisis.

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Lib Dems move forward Greensand Ridge protection

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 Greensand Ridge, with its views across the Low Weald.

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Liberal Democrats leading the campaign for more electric vehicle charging points

New Maidstone charging points

As the number of petrol and diesel fuelled vehicles on our roads rises, air pollution increases and the risks from problems relating to global warming grow. Air pollution is known to shorten lives and reduce the quality of life for tens of thousands of people – both young and old.  Maidstone has some of the worst air pollution in the country outside London.

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