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Tuesday Apr 15 | News Shopper

Gravesend man, Bradley Jarrett, who lost three limbs in train jump...

A Gravesend man was found dead in bed by his partner just 13 months after losing three limbs when he jumped in front of a train, an inquest has heard.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Kent County, England, Depression, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

News Shopper

PICTURED: Terrified terrapins rescued from polluted waters by team of volunteers

Two terrapins were scooped from stagnant ditches in Dartford earlier this month as part of a six-day rescue mission.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Kent Online

Bubble footballers at Northfleet Technical College raise cash for EllenorLions Hospice

Bubble football, is a new take on the traditional sport, but players are wearing 'bubbles' so they can collide without causing too much damage to each other.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Palliative Care, Kent County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Kent Online

Gravesend man Bradley Jarrett who lost legs in train tracks jump dies ...

A man who lost both of his legs and his left arm when he was hit by a train in a suicide attempt ended his life with a fatal cocktail of prescription drugs a year later.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Kent Online

Burglar Patrick McCarthy, 22, jailed after ransacking home in Waterdales, Northfleet

A burglar who ransacked a Gravesend home intending to steal tens of thousands of pounds' worth of gold jewellery has been jailed.

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Related Topix: Kent County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Kent Online

Football manager William Miller of Cygnet Gardens, Northfleet, wants...

Mr Miller, of Cygnet Gardens, Northfleet, has been running it since 1976 and wants to celebrate reaching half a century by throwing a reunion with former players.

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Kent Online

Hairdressers' flood fails to sink couple's business dream with...

Their first beauty salon came within a hair's breadth of disaster after flooding caused thousands of pounds worth of damage.

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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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Related Topix: Kent County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England,

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Kent Online

Couple from Watling Court, Gravesend, celebrate 60 years of happy married life

They are celebrating 60 years together but Joan and Raymond Haynes had a helping hand from fate in getting them together.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Kent Online

German PoW's incredible escape out of Gravesend to be remembered by historian from Northfleet

The astonishing story of the only German prisoner of war to escape Britain during the First World War has all the ingredients of a Hollywood blockbuster.

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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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Related Topix: Kent County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Kent Online

Couple, of Struttons Avenue, Northfleet, put up reward to bring cat killer to justice

Hugh, 69, and Mollie Wood, 84, from Gravesend, hope the reward for information leading to the arrest of the offender will "jog a few memories" about the tragic death of their cat.

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