Maidstone News

Broadway Scheme rejected

17 November, 2019

At the recent meeting of the Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Committee, Councillors discussed a number of development proposals in the Town Centre, including a controversial multi-story housing and retail plan at Broadway shopping Centre. The committee had agreed to defer the decision on th... read more

The Loose Neighbourhood Plan is now Adopted by Maidstone Borough Council

11 September, 2019

MBC’s Strategic Planning Committee has agreed to adopt the Loose Neighbourhood Plan following the successful referendum held in Loose in August 2019 where 93.95% of the votes cast were "Yes" to accept the plan. The vote followed the committee’s decision to take the plan to referendum agreed in June. read more

Young campaigner elected as Prospective Parliamentary Candidate

10 September, 2019

Hannah Perkin, a long standing community campaigner and leading Swale Borough Councillor has been elected by the Swale and Maidstone Liberal Democrats as Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Faversham and Mid Kent constituency at a packed meeting of local Liberal Democrats this weekend. read more

Letter to the Kent Messenger regarding Thameslink

23 August, 2019

Today the KM published an abridged version of Rob Bird's letter regarding the refusal of Conservative Ministers and MPs to come clean about the future of Maidstone's Thameslink Service. Here is the letter in full. read more