News and information for residents and visitors of East Malling, Kent - Wednesday 5th August 2015

Some views of the village

Coming soon...

Saturday 15th August
East Malling Centre Summer Garden Party

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


Next train...

East Malling women jailed as getaway driver

Tanya Page, from East Malling, is starting a two-year prison sentence after a jury decided she provided the transport for a gang who broke into a house and took £400 of jewellery.

Airport to be emergency lorry park

A former airport in Kent is to be used as an emergency lorry park as cross-Channel disruption continues, the government announces.
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Heath investigated by five forces

Former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath is being investigated by four police forces, including Kent, as part of their inquiries into allegations of historical child abuse.
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Operation Stack plea to Cameron

A businesswoman makes an emotional appeal to David Cameron to visit Kent to see the effect of the chaos in Calais on small businesses.
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Sailors return to becalmed reservoir

Sailing returns to one of the south-east of England's largest reservoirs nearly a month after it ceased when a boating club went bust.
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VIDEO: Security boosted at Eurotunnel terminal

One hundred extra security guards have been stationed at the Eurotunnel terminal, in the latest attempt to tackle the crisis at Calais.
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House price rises 'sped up in July'

The pace of increase in UK house prices accelerated in July, rising by 3.5% compared with a year earlier, according to the Nationwide.
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