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  1. Fitting send off for Iris Barnes, 89, of St Davids Crescent, GravesendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kent Online

    It was simply the perfect send-off, evoking memories of family trips to the seaside with mum and dad in the driving seat and the children crammed into the sidecar. But today, the Triumph motorcycle was part of a funeral cortege taking 89-year-old Iris Barnes to her final resting place.

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  2. Ring Master: Joe Crawford (left) on his way to victory against Scotttish champion Matty JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Lancashire Telegraph

    The Sandygate youngster, representing a Lancashire/Fylde Coast Select team, beat Scotland's unbeaten schoolboy champion Matty Johnstone at The Cliff's Hotel, Blackpool. The talented 12-year-old has now beaten the Irish, Merseyside, Cheshire and Yorkshire champions at his age and two North West champions the year above.

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  3. "We aren't dead": the new Lib Dem president Sal Brinton on her party's prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | New Statesman

    "Congratulations, damn it!" This is the note Sal Brinton's father, Tim, the former Conservative MP for Gravesham, sent with a bunch of flowers to his daughter when she was first elected as a Liberal Democrat councillor in 1993. "Engagement in politics is more important than having rows in the family over what you believe in," Brinton chuckles after telling me this story.

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  4. Will 1.8 million revamp for Gravesend Market 'kill business'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | News Shopper

    Gravesend's 750-year-old market will have a A 1.8 million facelift, it was revealed today . Gravesham Council will revamp the historic charter market, between the old High Street and Queen Street, with a Big Lottery grant from the Coastal Communities Fund.

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  5. PICTURED: Gravesend Market gets 1.8 million revampRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | News Shopper

    Gravesend's 750-year-old market will have a A 1.8 million facelift, it was revealed today . Gravesham Council will revamp the historic charter market, between the old High Street and Queen Street, with a Big Lottery grant from the Coastal Communities Fund.

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  6. Gravesend Borough Market to be revamped and revitalised after government award A 1.8m lottery grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Kent Online

    Crowds of eager shoppers could once again flock to Gravesend Borough Market after a lottery grant worth 1.8 million was awarded by government ministers. The cash boost will ensure some much-needed tender loving care is given to the old building, with new plans submitted by Clay Architecture set to revamp the site for shoppers.

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  7. Gravesend's businesses urged to get involved with A 2 billion London...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Kent Online

    More than 250 people attended the Gravesham Business Network Breakfast at The Woodville today for a presentation on the 2 billion resort at the Swanscombe Peninsula. The meeting took place before a planned series of workshops in which more details about the scheme will be discussed.

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  8. Gravesend's businesses urged to get involved with A 2 billion London...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Kent Online

    More than 250 people attended the Gravesham Business Network Breakfast at The Woodville today for a presentation on the 2 billion resort at the Swanscombe Peninsula. The meeting took place before a planned series of workshops next month in which more details about the scheme will be discussed.

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  9. Almost 600 runners do battle at Wilmington Grammar School for English ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Kent Online

    Archie May of Dartford and Gravesham makes strides in the junior boys category at the Kent Schools Cross-Country Championships Picture: Andy Payton The first four in each age group above Year 7 gained automatic selection for the English Schools event at Blackburn on March 14, and George Duggan will be among those heading north after he won the senior boys' title by 31 seconds from Chris Cohen . Alasdair Kinloch retained his intermediate boys' trophy with just five seconds to spare from last year's fourth placer, Jamie Goodge .

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  10. French travellers move on from Parrock Street car park, GravesendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | News Shopper

    A group of French travellers have moved on after they were ordered by magistrates to pack up and leave their camp in a Gravesend car park. Four caravans and several cars arrived at Parrock Street car park on Sunday claiming to be heading to Birmingham but that one of their vehicles had a technical issue.

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  11. French travellers ordered to move from Parrock Street car park, GravesendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | News Shopper

    A group of French travellers have been ordered by magistrates to pack up and leave their camp in a Gravesend car park. Four caravans and several cars arrived at Parrock Street car park on Sunday claiming to be heading to Birmingham but that one of their vehicles had a technical issue.

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  12. Fleet Leisure and Sports Ground, in Nelson Road, Northfleet, will be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Kent Online

    They thought it was all over for a cherished community sports ground, but council bosses hope to score with lovers of the beautiful game. Saturday and Sunday football is a sporting institution in Gravesham and one of the homes of football in the area, if not the most well-known, was definitely Fleet Leisure and Sports Club, in Nelson Road, Northfleet.

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  13. London Paramount bosses sign land deal to secure Swanscombe PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | News Shopper

    Construction company, Lafarge Tarmac, has signed a Binding Option Agreement with London Resort Company Holdings to sell the 338 acres of land to host the proposed A 2 billion entertainment resort. Cyrille Ragoucy, Chief Executive Officer at Lafarge Tarmac said: "We take a long-term view of our landholdings from mineral extraction to development and restoration; creating jobs, supporting communities and continuing responsible environmental stewardship.

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  14. Lafarge Tarmac reveals deal to sell land to London Resort Company...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Kent Online

    Cement giant Lafarge has paved the way for a 2 billion entertainment resort in north Kent after signing an agreement to make London Paramount become a reality. The company has agreed a deal with London Resort Company Holdings to sell land needed for the creation of the resort.

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  15. Recycling rates in Gravesham transform from one of Britian's worst to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Kent Online

    A multi-million pound project has transformed recycling rates in the area from one of the worst in Britain to the best in Kent, according to council bosses. However, since Gravesham council introduced a new waste collection scheme last June, costing 4.9million, recycling rates have shot up.

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  16. Gravesend homeless man Graham helped by well-wishers including Jim BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Kent Online

    A homeless man has been flooded with money, clothes and food in an amazing display of generosity from well-wishers in Gravesend. The rough sleeper, known only as Matthew, arrived two weeks ago during bitterly cold temperatures to camp out across the town centre.

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  17. Medway hospital has second worst A&E waits in the country, while...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Kent Online

    A Kent hospital trust has recorded the second worst A&E waiting times in the country, as emergency departments across the UK report the worst waits in a decade. One in five patients at Medway hospital waited more than four hours to be seen at A&E between October and December, with just 79% being treated in the target time.

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  18. Gravesham Council criticised for free festival commitment amid council tax increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | News Shopper

    Council leader Councillor John Burden announced the commitment at the beginning of 2015, to maintain "much needed free entertainment and fun" despite slashes to local authority funding. The six-week White Christmas festival, the Riverside Festival and St George's Day are some of the activities which will continue.

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  19. Record number of users receive support from food banks in Dartford and Gravesham over ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Kent Online

    The Messenger launched a Christmas appeal to support the food banks in Dartford and Gravesham, asking for donations of dried, tinned or packet food to help those facing hunger over the festive period. In Gravesham, 65 families received emergency parcels in a week over the festive period, the highest number of weekly users since the Trussell Trust opened in September 2012.

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  20. Booze warning by Medway GP ahead of New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Kent Online

    Doctors are warning New Year partygoers to go easy on the booze in case they end up in A&E Medway GP Dr Chris Markwick said: "The party season is traditionally one of the busiest times for hospital A&E units. "Unfortunately, some revellers end up drinking too much and not only spoil their own fun but cause problems for others.

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