Maidstone Daily PRSS has launched on the Daily PRSS hyper-local news network and will keep the people of Maidstone up-to-date with everything happening in the area, 24/7, 365 – better connecting residents and businesses with their community!
Here’s our Maidstone quick fact file:
- Location: Kent, 32 miles South-East of London.
- Population: 113,137 (2011 census).
- MPs: Helen Grant, Conservative (Maidstone & The Weald), Helen Whately, Conservative (Faversham & Mid Kent).
- Famous People Born In Maidstone: Tony Hart (the late artist & TV Presenter), Mackenzie Crook (actor), Andy Townsend (Footballer / Pundit).
- Fun Fact: Maidstone has, since 1961, been twinned with Beauvais in Picardy, France, through a friendship struck up between the mayors of each town. A Twinning Association Committee meets every month and organises annual trips to the Jeanne Hachette Festival (which celebrates a local heroine) in Beauvais. An annual sporting weekend is also held, with Maidstone and Beauvais taking it in turns to host the event!