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PICTURED: Dartford's young cricketers bowled over by professional coaches
L/R,David Ward, Josh Kendall 10, Jason Benn - coach for Bexley & Dartford CC, Alexander East 10, Jaskaran Singh 11, Vince Wells.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Motorcyclist hit by car in Belvedere
As well as seeing to the motorcyclist, the fire engine from Erith also helped clear the road of spilled petrol.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Check out the key landmarks on Widehorizons' charity Nightline walk
News Shopper staff are set to join hundreds of walkers on a magical night time walk through the striking urban landscapes of London and into the gorgeous countryside of Kent.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
South Darenth's Oliver Hudd made headlines when he found a bomb, and...
The seven-year-old made headlines last year when he found an 8lb First World War bomb in his grandmother's garden on his first go with his metal detector.
Dartford Grammar School catchment area is set to expand to take in...
For years, the grammar school offered priority places to successful Kent Test pupils who live in Dartford borough but the catchment area did not include Greenhithe, Swanscombe or Longfield.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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A Dartford burglar who swiped the belongings of children at schools in west Kent has been jailed.
Darren Dixon, 34, formerly of Browning Road, stole mobile phones, watches, wallets and school bags on a burglary spree in 2012.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Campaigning - " Thurrock MP Jackie Doyle-Price, foreground, at Orsett Heath
A ROW has flared between Canvey and Thurrock after an MP said a new Thames crossing should go to the island.
More teacher strikes could be in the offing in north Kent, one union member has warned.
These include St John's Catholic Primary School in Gravesend, which was fully closed, and partial closures at five other schools in Dartford and four in Gravesend.
Businessman gets on his bike for tough charity ride to raise money...
A businessman is swapping the boardroom for the open road as he tries to raise 100,000 for children's charities.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Unitary authority plan for Gravesham & Dartford unveiled at meeting of Dartford council last night
Both Gravesham council leader John Burden and Dartford council leader Jeremy Kite spoke at the meeting saying it was a "momentous moment in the history of local government moments".
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Jail for men who stole vans, trucks and trailers across Gravesham and Dartford boroughs
Brothers Henry and Matthew Dunn were each jailed for two-and-a-half years and Aaron Bird for 16 months.
Gravesend Tory leader says Disney World Florida trip 'not a jolly'
Gravesham's Tory opposition leader has defended the council's decision to spend A 15,000 sending five councillors and four officers to Disney World in Florida next month saying "we are not going on a jolly".
Tue Mar 25, 2014
East London 'needs a Thames bridge'
A new Thames bridge in east London "needs to be built" to cope with a population increase, the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said.
Dartford council gives borough spring clean as part of Deep Clean
The Deep Clean team blitzes different areas in the borough to improve the surroundings, tackling everything from graffiti and litter to overgrown pathways.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Swanscombe petition aims to halt 'ridiculous' street light switch-off trial
Coun Doran with the petition and Myles Nester, Mark Maddison and Labour Parliamentary candidate for Dartford Simon Thompson.