Maidstone News

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

Letter to businesses from Martin Cox

20 March, 2020

As the Leader of the Council I am proud to call Maidstone the Business capital of Kent and as a local business owner myself I appreciate the impact Covid 19 is having on the business community. I want to reassure you that Maidstone Borough Council will be doing everything it can to support you in... read more

Potential Grant Funding for Neighbourhood Community Projects

18 March, 2020

Clive English, Chairman of the Planning Committee reports that money has become available for community projects in parts of Maidstone as a result of the Community Infrastructure Levy, which requires Developers to contribute to the improvement of the area in which new development takes place. read more