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Lizzy Yarnold with her Gold medal from the 2014 Olympics

17 February 2018

Kent's Lizzy Yarnold becomes first British Winter Olympian to achieve back-to-back Gold


Drug dealer caught in town sent to prison

Andrew Reece, 24, was witnessed driving suspiciously in Lennox Road, Gravesend.

16 February 2018

A drug dealer has been jailed for more than four years after officers found £1,000 in cash inside his car and a wrap of cocaine on the floor nearby.


Twins in court over £2 million 'arson attack'

Cygnet Leisure Centre, Old Perry Street, Northfleet

16 February 2018

A set of twins allegedly torched a leisure centre gym before repeatedly returning to the scene of the crime to smash windows.

Councils failing to meet housing targets

The number of houses each local authority has completed has been revealed. Picture: Chris Davey

16 February 2018

Not enough homes are being built in several areas of Kent, according to the latest figures.


Vicky and Katy hoping to clean up on awards night

Vicky and Katy Ludlow at Sebias Cleaning Services in White Avenue, Northfleet

16 February 2018

A family-run cleaning company which has gone from pounding pavements to scrubbing offices across Kent and London is up for an award.

Fundraisers’ seven-day blitz for cancer tot Isla

Isla Austin, 2, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma six months ago

16 February 2018

A week of action hoping to raise £7,000 for a little girl fighting cancer is due to start.

Hero who tried to save murder victim's life honoured

Benjamin Morton with his High Sheriff's Award at Maidstone Crown Court

16 February 2018

A hero who tried to save the life of Molly McLaren as her crazed ex-boyfriend repeatedly stabbed her in her car has been given a bravery award.


Grieving mother's horror over morgue failings

Ismael Brittain died in the crash

15 February 2018

A grieving mother is demanding answers after a series of delays left her dead son decomposing in a hospital morgue.

4G could interfere with TV

Phone masts. Library image

15 February 2018

Residents are being warned the switching on of 4G masts in one town may knock out TV signals.

Outpouring of support following hospice theft

The minibuses are back on the road

15 February 2018

An astonishing £10,000 has been raised by the public following the theft of catalytic converters from a hospice's minibuses.


Highways England to hold second consultation on A2 expansion

Highways England are holding a second public consultation about expanding the Bean junction on the A2. Picture provided by google maps.

14 February 2018

The Government agency will be holding the survey on the purposed expansion of the Bean and Ebbsfleet junctions on the A2.


Market holds pancake flipping competition

Gravesham mayor, Cllr Harold Craske, took part in the pancake flipping competition.

14 February 2018

The town's mayor was on hand to take part in a pancake flipping contest on Shrove Tuesday.


Woman injured in A2 crash

stock photo

14 February 2018

A woman has been injured after a crash between a mini bus and a car.

Flip out: it's Pancake Day

Millions of us are looking forward to making and devouring pancakes with family and friends on Shrove Tuesday

13 February 2018

It’s a flipping great time of year with plenty of mouthwatering treats to look forward to. Here are some races and recipes to try.

Missing man found safe

Zac Lydon. Picture: Kent Police

12 February 2018

A 20-year-old man who went missing has been found safe.

Delays after four-car motorway smash

Road closed - stock image

12 February 2018

Part of a busy route was blocked for several hours following a crash involving four vehicles.

Funeral held for borough's former mayor

Funeral of of former Gravesham councillor and mayor Bill Dyke.

12 February 2018

St Mary the Virgin Church, Chalk, was filled with people as they attended the funeral of former mayor, William Dyke.

Four in hospital after crash

The scene of the accident in Southfleet.

12 February 2018

Four people were taken to hospital after a crash on a rural road.

Lorry and car crash on A2

Stock image.

12 February 2018

Traffic was partially blocked to rush-hour traffic after a crash on the A2 this morning.

Helping homeless people is an all-year-round task

Editor Nikki White, chief reporter Ed McConnell and reporter Chris Hunter delivered donations from our homeless charity appeal to Manager Vicki Clarke and Steve and Lorna Nolan.

11 February 2018

Yet more donations have been delivered to homeless charity Sanctuary following our Christmas appeal

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