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Wednesday Apr 16 | News Shopper

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.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

News Shopper

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.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Kent Online

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.

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Kent Online

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.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

This is Local London

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.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Echo: 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.

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Thurrock Gazette

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.

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News Shopper

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.

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Kent Online

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.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Kent Online

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".

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Kent Online

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.

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News Shopper

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".

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

BBC News

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.

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Kent Online

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.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

News Shopper

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.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Ghanamma.com

My heart stopped beating for five seconds - Alabi

Tobi Alabi was 19 when he collapsed on the pitch with a heart problem that ended his career.

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