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Delays clear after bridge lorry breakdown

The QE2 Bridge, Dartford. Library picture

29 November 2017

Hold-ups at the Dartford crossing have cleared after lorry broke down on the bridge earlier.


'Poo nurses' win at 'industry's Oscars'

 Left to right: Jenni Middleton, Editor of the Nursing Times, Sandra Hanson, Helen Ripper and a representative of Ontex Healthcare who sponsor the award.

29 November 2017

Two children have won an award at their industry's equivalent of the Oscars for their work tackling the issue of childhood constipation.


Collision causes delays

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28 November 2017

A motorway was partially blocked after a crash involving a car and lorry.


Teenager faces charges over double fatal crash

Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Picture: James Williams

28 November 2017

A 19-year-old man is due to appear in court over the deaths of two men in a crash.

Dozens of bus services could be axed

Many bus services in Kent could be under threat

27 November 2017

School children and vulnerable elderly people could lose vital bus services as part of plans to save £4 million.


Roadworks cause traffic chaos

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27 November 2017

Drivers faced delays of more than an hour at the Dartford crossing.


Three arrested over nightclub brawl

Air and Breathe nightclub in Dartford. Picture: Google Street View

27 November 2017

Three men were arrested and three injured after a mass brawl outside a nightclub.


Former council leader avoids jail over benefits scam

Robert Woodbridge leaving court. Picture: IKMPixs

27 November 2017

A former party council leader who was filmed pushing a wheelbarrow and building a shed despite claiming disability benefits has avoided jail.


Man injured in 'doorstep acid attack'

The attack happened in Knights Manor Way, Temple Hill. Picture: Google.

27 November 2017

A man has been taken to hospital with burns after he was reportedly attacked with acid as he answered the front door.

Taking the plunge to raise thousands

Alex Andrews (second right) from Wilkins Kennedy, key partner for the KM Abseil Charity Challenge, congratulates team mates Chris Jones, Chloe Ranger and Dee Takamizawa for completing the challenge.

27 November 2017

Brave souls from across Gravesend and Dartford took part in the KM Abseil Charity Challenge.

Emergency in residential street

Knights Manor Way in Dartford. Picture: Google

26 November 2017

Police cars, fire engine and ambulances attend emergency in residential area.

Where to find Santa in his grotto this Christmas

Santa will be at Bewl Water, Lamberhurst

25 November 2017

Looking for a magical treat to take the family to this festive season? Here's our pick of Santa's grottos to visit across the county.

'I felt I was being blackmailed over my family’s grave'

Robert last repaired the gravestone in 1993, and now want to lift the fallen gravestone, repair missing letters and clean it

25 November 2017

A man has been refused permission to repair his father and brothers' grave, who were killed by a bomb during the Second World War.


Gentlemen wanted to step up for Strictly challenge

Ian Taylor, right, with son and champion dancer Bradley

25 November 2017

A Strictly Come Dancing style competition will raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support - if contestants can be found.

Chimney is dangerous eyesore say residents

Residents say the mill chimney in South Darenth has become a danger and an eyesore. Photo by Donna Holpin.

25 November 2017

Residents fear plastic sheeting torn from a mill chimney could pose a risk to those living nearby


Long delays of 90 minutes on M25

Congestion near Dartford Tunnel

24 November 2017

Drivers are facing stop-start traffic and long queues at the Dartford Tunnel this evening.

Kent schools rank high

The Judd School, Brook Street, Tonbridge

24 November 2017

Five of the county's top schools have ranked highly in a prestigious schools guide.

Housing plans cut down to size

View of Swanley Square Shopping Centre

24 November 2017

Controversial plans for a massive development in Swanley town centre have been crushed by councillors.


Crossing means happy passengers

Stone crossing has proved unfit for purpose in the past year

24 November 2017

A long-awaited foot bridge over a train line will be open in time for Christmas following a lengthy campaign.


Tributes to young man killed in A2 crash

Leon Darling died in the crash

24 November 2017

A 20-year-old who died in a crash on the A2 has been named locally, as touching tributes are paid on social media.

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