A disturbance involving about 40 inmates from the same wing at Maidstone Prison has been resolved, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed.
A gang of four who took part in a series of violent robberies across the country have been found guilty at Maidstone Crown Court.
Revellers are getting ready for a brand new festival in Maidstone this weekend featuring bands like Sister Sledge and Brand New Heavies.
A long time ago in a music studio far, far away some classic rock songs were given a makeover by some famous Star Wars characters.
Made in a studio in Maidstone in Kent, the likes of Darth Vader, Boba Fett and Chewbacca belt out covers of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody and AC/DC's Back in Black.
The musical medley is the brainchild of the Sci-Fi Band.
Comedy lovers in Maidstone will be getting another dose of laughter this weekend when comedian Andrew Lawrence performs at the Hazlitt Arts Centre. A regular on the Edinburgh fringe and Live at the Apollo Andrew is now touring with the show "There is No Escape".
It follows the success of Stephen K Amos' show at the venue in February.
Businesses that were swamped by flood water in Maidstone have mostly dried out and re-opened, but some are still struggling because the town's network of underpasses remain flooded.
Residents are worried subways will become a health hazard as trapped water turns stagnant, as John Ryall reports.
M'stone, London Rd: Carriageway repairs will be taking place using Stop/Go boards, nr the White Horse pub, works will be complete by 15:30.
Two men who left their victim with a fractured skull following an an argument in Maidstone have been jailed.
Trenton Musgrave and Liam Quinnell were found not guilty of attempting to murder the 35 year-old victim, but were found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
Musgrave was jailed for 13 years, and Quinnell was jailed for 12 years.
In the early hours of 15th June, 30 year-old Trenton Musgrave, of Melville Road in Maidstone, and 27 year-old Liam Quinnell, of Bicknor Road, had been asked to leave a party in Boxley Road, Maidstone, following an altercation.
A short while later police received a number of 999 calls reporting that a man had been struck with a hammer and kicked in the head in Boxley Road.
The force of the blows led to the victim sustaining a fractured skull and he was rushed to Kings College Hospital in London.
A motorist came up with an ingenious solution after having a prang in a car.
Patching it up with tape!
This picture was posted on Spotted in Maidstone Facebook page.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old girl died after she was hit by a car.
The girl was walking along Heath Road, Coxheath on Saturday 11th January at around 6pm when a silver Mazda hit her.
Despite the best efforts of the emergency services and people who came to her aid, she sadly died at the scene.
Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are continuing to piece together the events that lead up to the collision, but would like anyone who may have information to come forward.
Anyone with information should call 01622 798 538.
They were the handy hardback books that many parents turned to when they wanted to help their children learn to read. Ladybird books could be found in homes and libraries up and down the country.
And this weekend a new exhibition is opening in Maidstone to chart their history. Andrea Thomas reports.
Fiona Woolley from Maidstone Museum tells us what to expect from a new exhibition charting the history of Ladybird books.
A Margate man who was caught in possession of drugs in a bar in Maidstone has been jailed for three years and nine months.
Simon Cursons, 31, of Gordon Road in Margate, was seen by door staff at The Source Bar in the Roseyard in Maidstone in March.
He was detained until officers arrived and 11 wraps of MDMA (ecstacy) powder and approximately £100 in cash were seized.
Cursons was charged with possession with intent to supply a Class A drug. The drugs were estimated to be worth between £240 and £480.
Detective Constable Martin Barrow from Kent Police said: ‘This will hopefully act as a deterrent to people who attempt to sell drugs in Maidstone, or anywhere else. Drugs ruin lives; not just the lives those that take them but their families and friends too who have to deal with the consequences.’