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Iwade Flytipping Costs A Maidstone Man Dear

Iwade Flytipping Costs A Maidstone Man Dear

A Maidstone man is almost £2,200 out of pocket after building waste was dumped in Iwade.

Josh Allen, 26, of Wallace Avenue, Parkwood in Maidstone, was prosecuted by Swale Borough Council after building and demolition waste, including wood, shelves and carpets, was found dumped on Raspberry Hill Lane, Iwade in November 2016.

Council officers traced the waste to a fast food restaurant. The owner of the restaurant confirmed he had paid a company called Josh Clearance £150 to remove the waste, and provided contact details and text messages as evidence.

Kent Police Appeal For Witnesses To M20 Crash

Kent Police Appeal For Witnesses To M20 Crash

Kent Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision on the M20 near Maidstone shortly afer 5am on Sunday (6th December) morning.

A red Nissan Qashqai was driving along the Junction 7 (A249) slip-on road of the London-bound M20 when the vehicle was involved in a collision with a red Mercedes articulated lorry.  The driver of the Nissan, a 74-year-old woman from Maidstone, died at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed.

A 39-year-old man from the Czech Republic was arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.

Police Appeal After Man Goes Missing From Court

Police Appeal After Man Goes Missing From Court

Kent Police are appealing for information to locate a man who went missing from Maidstone Magistrates Court earlier today (Tuesday, 22nd September).

42-year-old Daniel Paul Murray, who has connections to Swale, Ashford and Dartford, absconded from Maidstone Magistrates Court.

Police were contacted at 11.50am after security guards based at the court were unable to locate him.

Police Appeal Following Serious Collision On M20

Police Appeal Following Serious Collision On M20

Officers investigating a serious collision on the M20 in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 18th August) have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Kent Police were called at 2.00am following a collision involving a black Vauxhall Corsa and a lorry, between Junctions 7 and 6 London-bound.

Investigations Continue After Maidstone Overnight Fires

Investigations Continue After Maidstone Overnight Fires

Picture: Courtesy of Kent Fire & Rescue Service (KFRS)

Kent Police VHave confirmed to SFM News that they have arrested a person following a series of fires in Maidstone overnight.

A 22-year-old local man was taken into custody following fires that caused significant damage to town centre businesses and also to cars parked in residential roads.

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