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Kent Police fined in Maidstone for failing to pay and display

No-one is exempt from parking fines, even police officers! This was the case for a Kent police officer who was issued a parking fine in Maidstone recently. The officer parked a squad car in the Week Street pay-and-display car park in Maidstone but failed to purchase a ticket. Consequently, he was issued a parking ticket

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Plans approved for 150-bedroom hotel in Maidstone

In June 2014, Maidstone Council granted planning approval to Gallagher Properties to develop a new 150 bedroom hotel at Eclipse Park next to Junction 7 of the M20. According to the plans put forward by Gallagher Properties, the new hotel will comprise of 150 bedrooms, a restaurant and professional conference facilities.

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Prenup agreements could be given legal status

A ‘prenup’ law which permits a couple to determine the terms of their divorce before they are married is set to be proposed to UK ministers later this month. These legal arrangements are frequently used in the US. However, some UK critics ardently state they undermine the sanctity of marriage.

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KCC campaigning for more high speed Ashford to Calais trains

KCC have announced their ambitions to further extend Anglo-French relations and improve business opportunities throughout the county. Kent County Council have stated that Kent businesses and tourism would benefit exponentially if more high-speed trains were run between London, Ashford and Calais. At the present time, only one early morning Eurostar service stops at Ashford en

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Gang of armed robbers caught after posing for “selfies”

Gang of armed robbers caught after posing for “selfies” A gang of four thieves who took part in a series of violent robberies were found guilty at Maidstone Crown Court on 18th October 2013. The thieves took money, cigarettes, scratch cards and stamps from convenience stores and newsagents across Kent and Sussex. The men terrified

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UK Supreme Court is to receive top-level domain web address

UK Supreme Court is to receive top-level domain web address The UK Supreme Court is to receive a top-level domain web address next year when it will change its website address from supremecourt.gov.uk to supremecourt.uk

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Maidstone to setup £1.5m enterprise hub

Maidstone to setup £1.5m enterprise hub Maidstone councillors decided this week that Maidstone needs to establish an enterprise hub to encourage more business start-ups in Maidstone following the outcome of a report. The project is expected to cost £1.3m to £1.5m

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Gullands now have a Facebook page

Gullands Solicitors in Maidstone now have a Facebook fan page providing regular updates. You can find the page at https://www.facebook.com/gullands.solicitors

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Gullands Solicitors website is online

Our website is now online! We look forward to bringing you information on the great solicitors behind Gullands in Maidstone as well as important legal news and stories about Maidstone. Mark

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