Maidstone News

Overnight essential maintenance A249 Sittingbourne Road

19 May, 2020

Whilst the volume of traffic on our highways is still substantially reduced. Kent County Council Highways are taking the opportunity to carry out road repairs, maintenance, and resurfacing; particularly to roads that are normally heavily used. read more

Tovil recycling centre re-opens

12 May, 2020

We are delighted to let you know that the Maidstone Recycling Centre at Tovil will re-open Friday 15th May, with the booking system open 11am Wednesday 13th May. Obviously the demand will be heavy so in order to retain the rules relating to self-isolation please carefully read the rules and proce... read more

Councils count the cost of Covid

30 April, 2020

Martin Cox the Liberal Democrat leader of Maidstone Borough Council has written to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick MP expressing his concerns around the significant shortfall of money the council has received to cope with the Coronavirus pandemic. read more

Routine Street cleansing to go ahead as planned

22 April, 2020

Maidstone Borough Council Street Cleansing teams will start their routine cleaning of pavements and street furniture this week. This is part of the normal rota for cleaning grease and stains from pavements around the town centre so it has been decided to resume this work adhering to strict social... read more


16 April, 2020

Whilst being at home for much of the time can create additional waste and we all have a lot on our minds that does not mean that the normal rules do not apply. Anyone thinking of using the current situation as an excuse to indulge in fly-tipping needs to reconsider as the Waste Crime teams and Po... read more

Urgent Reminder to Residents to Enjoy Easter Weekend at Home

09 April, 2020

Ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend, residents across Kent and Medway are being reminded to avoid unnecessary travel to coastal areas, parks and other popular open spaces as part of potentially life-saving measures against the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19). read more

Changes to Civil Parking Enforcement

09 April, 2020

In the light of the Covid-19 outbreak and guidance from the Local Government Association and the British Parking Association there have been changes to Civil Parking Enforcement. read more

Helping the Homeless in Maidstone

06 April, 2020

This is a difficult time for us all and for the Homeless it is often even more challenging Maidstone Borough Council is providing help to the most vulnerable. read more