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1 hr ago | Kent Online

Campaigners win support for speed limit reduction in Dartford Road, Dartford

James Willison, 51, and others started a petition asking for a review of the speed limit on the A225 Dartford Road, Dartford, between Farningham Road station and Farningham roundabout.

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9 hrs ago | Kent Online

Terry Keane from Bexleyheath sentenced at Canterbury Magistrates...

Terry Keane, 26, of Woolwich Road, Bexleyheath, appeared at Canterbury Magistrates' Court on July 15 where he was found guilty of breaking into a house in Dartford in April.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Shopper

Gravesend car park sexual assault suspect wanted by Kent Police

Three balaclava-clad men broke into a Dartford home, tied their victims with cable ties and attacked them with a baseball bat earlier this month.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Dartford strongman Terry Hollands' Herculean stunt for Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson film

The five-time British Strongest Man finalist, 35, pulled an 18-tonne truck 30 metres across Marble Arch with his bare hands during rush hour to mark the imminent release of the film Hercules, starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.

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5 of the best places to Pick Your Own fruit and vegetables in north Kent and south east London

Making sure you get enough fruit and veg in your diet can be dull, but not when you can get out in the sun and Pick Your Own at a nearby farm.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hillingdon Times

Inquest into Peaches Geldof death

A full inquest into the death of Peaches Geldof, who was found slumped dead on a bed at home after taking heroin, will take place today.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Kent Online

Derek Butt, from Dartford, and Michael Barnes, from Belvedere, jailed ...

Two men have been jailed for a total of three-and-a-half years after a number of bicycles valued at more than 10,000 were stolen from railway stations across the south east.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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South east London and north Kent ballet youngsters picked for major Bromley show

Young ballet dancers from across the News Shopper area have been chosen for a major show in Bromley this summer.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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VIDEO: Far right group 'invade' Crayford mosque demanding removal of 'sexist' signs

Britain First activists marched into the North West Kent Muslim Association mosque in the High Street at around 1.15pm yesterday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Kent Online

Friends Harry Parsons and Hadleigh Alexander-Smith tackle trek for Stacey Mowle Appeal

Eight year olds Harry Parsons and Hadleigh Alexander-Smith, who are classmates at Shears Green junior school in Northfleet, walked more than nine miles to help cancer sufferer Stacey Mowle.

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This is Local London

Public sector workers strike across News Shopper's patch

Schools across News Shopper's patch are closed or disrupted today as teachers join other public sector workers for a national strike.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Kent Online

The Warren, Gravesend gran takes lights fight to the top

Fed up with responses from Kent County Council over its decision to implement the Safe and Sensible lighting initiative, Tina Brooker has written to David Cameron, as well as Ed Miliband and UKIP's Nigel Farage.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Kent Online

Councils fight to keep retailers on high street following planned...

A 93-year-old grandmother summed up the mood after Marks and Spencer announced proposals to close its store in Gravesend last month.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Kent Online

Government cash to help new north Kent plans in Gravesend and Dartford

Surprise visit by chancellor George Osborne earlier this year off the back of the announcement that Ebbsfleet is to become a new garden city.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

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North Kent and Bexley families seek Butlins compensation after 'holidays from hell'

Families in north Kent and Bexley have launched legal action after saying they became ill while visiting at the Butlins Bognor Regis resort.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

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Driver who necked trebles before hitting motorcyclist leaves court with a fine

A Gravesend driver who necked two treble vodkas before failing to stop after hitting a motorcyclist in his convertible has kept his licence.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Sidmouth Herald

Gang jailed for East Devon burglary spree

A gang of burglars have been jailed after they went on an all-night crime spree and raided homes and businesses across East Devon.

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Thurrock Gazette

The Dartford Crossing.

COUNCIL leader John Kent has called for changes to the Dartford Crossing tolls before a new one is considered ahead of a Parliamentary enquiry into the issue.

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