Park Wood News

News from around Maidstone and the Kent area

Royal British Legion Institute  The Royal British Legion Institute social club in Park Wood to close

Park Wood social club to close it’s doors permanently in May. Add your comment to the ParkBoard discussion […]

 

bulb energyBulb bucks the trend !! 
Wholesale energy costs have fallen since December, so Bulb Energy announce they are lowering their prices. This follows the big 6 energy companies all announcing increases in energy costs to their customers this month […]

 

  • SHIFTing views on sex for the over 45s

    A new European funded project is underway in Kent to tackle the rising number of sexually transmitted infections among people in their forties by encouraging people to discuss the issue. Studies reveal major changes in sexual behaviour over the last century, including increasing numbers of sexually active older people. The over-45s at risk are generally… The post SHIFTing views on sex for the over 45s appeared first on KCC Media Hub. […]

  • No Smoking Day – Time to Seek Out Quit Support

    Kent residents who smoke are being reminded of the support services that can help them quit this No Smoking Day, including free NHS Health MOTs in Thanet today (13 March). Approximately 16.3% of Kent residents are smokers and while the number of smokers has fallen over recent years, many people find it hard to quit;… The post No Smoking Day – Time to Seek Out Quit Support appeared first on KCC Media Hub. […]

  • Alert issued as Storm Gareth blows in

    A ‘yellow’ wind warning has been issued by the MET Office,. This warns of a medium likelihood of low impacts and is in place from noon today (Tuesday) through to 3pm tomorrow (Wednesday). The strong west to north-westerly winds could bring possible transport disruption. What to expect: Probably some bus and train services affected, with… The post Alert issued as Storm Gareth blows in appeared first on KCC Media Hub. […]

  • March into Spring with a Free Health MOT

    NHS One You teams are busy this March with a series of special events across Kent, providing free on-the-spot Health Checks and health ‘MOTs’ in local venues including high streets and shopping centres. Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust’s One You advisors are teaming up with Wellbeing People this month to offer Health Checks in… The post March into Spring with a Free Health MOT appeared first on KCC Media Hub. […]

  • The different types of roadworks and how to find them online

    There are two types of roadworks that can happen on Kent’s roads – planned and emergency. Emergency works will usually see utility companies or KCC Highways itself start work immediately and retroactively notify KCC. This could be, for instance, a burst water main, a gas leak or a void in the ground. Planned works are… The post The different types of roadworks and how to find them online appeared first on KCC Media Hub. […]

  • National secondary school offer day

    More than 95% of children will receive an offer from one of their four preferences after more families than ever before applied for a secondary school place in Kent. A total of 21,473 applications were received, up 3.58% on last year’s cohort, while the number of Kent applicants rose from 17,442 in 2018 to 17,959… The post National secondary school offer day appeared first on KCC Media Hub. […]

Sports News

  • Maidstone v Gills - top 10 pictures

    Andy Jones captured all the Kent Senior Cup semi-final action as Gills took on Maidstone at the Gallagher. […]

  • Reaction: Hak hails fans

    Hakan Hayrettin couldn't believe the atmosphere in Maidstone's Kent Senior Cup victory over Gillingham. […]

  • Eaves turns the tables!

    Gills reporter Luke Cawdell got more than he bargained for when he interviewed Tom Eaves - watch this hilarious video! […]

  • Reaction: Positives from defeat

    Youngster Ben Chapman was the standout performer for Gillingham as they bowed out of the Kent Senior Cup. […]

  • Report: Stones through on pens

    Maidstone beat Gillingham on penalties to reach the Kent Senior Cup final. […]

  • Roman's big chance

    Sittingbourne boss Chris Lynch can't wait to see how on-loan striker Roman Campbell does for Gillingham tonight. […]