Maidstone News

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

Boost for local jobs

05 March, 2020

The official groundbreaking ceremony to begin the construction of the Maidstone Innovation Centre took place on March 4th at the Kent Medical Centre adjacent to junction 7 of the M20.  read more

Statement from Martin Cox & Rob Bird

02 March, 2020

“Today’s report of Kent’s first case of Coronavirus in Maidstone will concern many.  Our thoughts are obviously for the patient, his or her family, work colleagues and friends. We now know that it is highly likely that Covid-19 will have a major impact on Maidstone and the rest of Kent.  We are l... read more