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Dancing our way to the worldwide Scout Jamboree

The youngsters with Cllr David Mote

27 February 2018

Dartford District Scout Group held a family disco at Stone Bowls Club to raise funds for some members to travel to North America.

Man threatened by gang wearing masks

Police stock image.

26 February 2018

A man threw his wallet at a gang of four masked robbers after one threatened him.


New footbridge at 'high risk' crossing

A long-awaited £3 million footbridge which replaces a level crossing has officially opened.

26 February 2018

A long-awaited £3m footbridge has opened at what's been dubbed a high-risk railway crossing.


Tunnel reopens after vehicle breaks down

Traffic at the Dartford tunnel. Stock picture

26 February 2018

Delays have cleared after one of the two Dartford Crossing tunnels was shut for a broken-down vehicle.

Garden city project needs permanent boss

An aerial view of Ebbsfleet Garden City as seen from Blue Lake and with the Dartford crossing in the background

26 February 2018

An independent report into the team spearheading a garden city has found the failure to find a permanent boss is “undermining” its development.

Landmark hotel reopens after face lift

The Royal Victoria and Bull Hotel has reopened.

26 February 2018

A hotel where Queen Victoria once stayed has reopened after being refurbished.

Girl terrified after being woken by burglar

Brad Neville has been jailed after sneaking through a home in Greenhithe. Picture: Kent Police

25 February 2018

A thief who put his hand over a young girl's mouth to 'stifle her screams' after he woke her during a burglary has been jailed.


VIDEO: Two arrests after motorway chase

25 February 2018

The police safely stopped a vehicle just before midnight on the M25 where they arrested two men.

'Thank you for saving our son'

Sarah and Emma Burdett with Grayson

24 February 2018

The parents of a baby born with two holes in his heart are raising money for the hospital that saved his life.

Police arrest men after reports of shop theft

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of theft.

23 February 2018

Officers were called at around 10am after it was reported two men had stolen alcohol from a shop.

Men arrested after A2 stop

Police have issued an appeal. Stock photo

23 February 2018

Three men were arrested when the car they were travelling in was stopped on the A2.

Shocking items found in food

Jean Brown with her 8.5 inch bolt and chips

23 February 2018

A piece of plastic, a pill, and a metal bolt are among the strangest things consumers in Kent have come across in their dinner.


Consultation opens over the expansion of dual carriageway's junctions

The A2 near Bean. Pic: Google Maps

22 February 2018

Highways England opened a £125 million pound upgrade for junctions on the A2.


Biker seriously injured in hit and run on A2

Police have issued an appeal. Stock photo

22 February 2018

Officers are appealing for information after a motorcyclist was left with severe injuries following a hit and run on a busy road.

Video: Prankster's mockery of KFC stock shortage goes viral

Lee Marshall dressed as a KFC employee and started filling up a supermarket's trolley with chicken.

22 February 2018

Lee Marshall, otherwise known as Disco Boy, dressed as a KFC employee and filled a trolley full of chicken.


Firefighters called to junction box fire behind houses

Fire crews were called to a junction box fire.

22 February 2018

Fire crews tackled a blaze in a junction box on a rail line just feet from a row of houses.

Town centre project on track

View from park to new access route to Lowfield Street

22 February 2018

A council leader has reassured residents a project to revitalise their town centre is on track despite concerns it may have stalled.

Main route set for £125m upgrade

A consultation into proposed improvements on the A2 has opened today. Picture: Highways England

21 February 2018

Drivers are being asked for their views on a multi-million pounds upgrade to one of the county's key arterial roads.


Car fire on M25

Smoke billowing at the scene of the M25 car fire. Picture: Eddy Guard

21 February 2018

Two people have been injured after a car fire on the M25.

Man charged over rural thefts

The theft was reported to police on Monday, March 6. Stock picture

21 February 2018

Police have charged a man after items including tractor batteries and a chainsaw were reported stolen in west Kent.

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