News and information for residents and visitors of East Malling, Kent - Thursday 18th September 2014

Some views of the village

Coming soon...

Tuesday 23rd September
to Sunday 28th September

Music at Malling Festival

Saturday 4th October
Friends of St James, Harvest Supper Dance

Saturday 18th October
East Malling Singers Concert

See the diary for more details of these and other forthcoming events.


Next train...

US bidder still keen to buy Manston

A US businessman who had three bids to buy Manston Airport turned down says he can secure £20m to reopen it.
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Fan arrested over racist abuse claim

A Gillingham football fan is arrested on suspicion of shouting racist abuse at a Peterborough player during a League One match.
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AUDIO: 'I found migrant under my campervan'

A driver describes the moment he found a migrant "clinging on with his fingernails" to the bottom of his campervan in Ashford.
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Mystery of Irish emigrant solved?

An elderly Irishman who died alone in Kent, with no family or friends, could be brought back to his homeland after a rural village community answered an appeal to trace his relatives.
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Southern Water £176m sewage penalty

A water company could face a levy totalling £176m imposed by the water regulator for failings in customer services and managing sewerage systems.
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MP expenses reporter jailed for rape

A former deputy news editor of the Sunday Telegraph, who helped expose the MPs' expenses scandal, is jailed for seven years for raping a woman.
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