MBC working to get refuse collection back on track

MBC working to get refuse collection back on track Maidstone Borough Council is pulling ‘out the stops’ to rectify issues that have been hampering the refuse and recycling collections across the borough. Disruption to collections over the past few months have been caused by a combination of issues, including vehicle breakdowns, traffic congestion, staff sickness, […]

Road Closure Notices & Other Traffic Information

At the LPC meeting of the 18 Feb 2019, Councillors agreed not to feature road closure notices either on this website, or in future Community Alerts, unless they are directly relevant to Loose. To find out the latest information on Road Closures & other Traffic Information, please visit www.roadworks.org

Please Report Suspicious Activities

Kent Police report that there are currently an ongoing spate of burglaries in Maidstone, with residents of Loose having also been victims. At this time of year, it is important to ensure that items are not left on display in cars and homes, particularly Christmas presents, etc..  Where possible, please put lights on timers, etc., […]

Tips to help keep your Sheds, Allotments & Garages more Secure

Sheds, allotments and garages Places where you store tools, machinery and other valuable equipment offer easy pickings to thieves. You can reduce the risk of having your property stolen by: • always putting tools and equipment away in a locked place • disabling lawn mowers and other machinery when not in use and chaining items […]

Loose Neighbours – A Free Good Neighbour Service

Loose Neighbours is a voluntary organisation that seeks to act as a “good neighbour” to those in need of help or friendship in the Parish of Loose.  Their services are free of charge. If you would like transport to local medical and other appointments, or need help in emergencies, with shopping for instance, call them […]

Would you like to volunteer with your local community?

There are a number of ways you can help out in your local community. First and foremost, you could ask to be co-opted onto your local parish council. The council currently has one vacancy.  Elections are held every four years (assuming there are enough people standing), otherwise volunteers willing to stand are elected unopposed. The […]

Reporting Crimes & Incidents to the Police online

N.B. If a crime or incident is in progress, please dial 999. Did you know that the public can now report crimes and incidents as well as non-injury road traffic collisions ONLINE directly to the police through their website (www.kent.police.uk)?  Once a report is made online, the user will receive a unique reference number and […]

Plots available at McAlpine Allotments

If you are interested in gardening, but would like extra growing space, why not think about having an allotment? There are currently plots available on the McAlpine Allotments on Old Loose Hill.  For further information please email logarso1884@hotmail.co.uk

Love Loose…. Hate Litter!

Love Loose…. Hate Litter! If you care about your neighbourhood, hate litter and the effect it has on the environment, then join a group determined to make a difference. Discarded plastic can litter our streets but also poison wildlife and find its way into our oceans. Can you spare an hour or so every few […]