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Council calls for Cameron to intervene over Thames crossing

David Cameron: called murders "sickening."

Prime Minister David Cameron should scrap the option to build a new Thames crossing through the proposed Paramount Park, a council argued last night.

Police hunt three attackers after man stabbed with 'knife'

Three men are being sought by police after a man was stabbed with what's thought to have been a knife in an early-morning attack.

Mum's strawberry is too fruity

Strawberry that resembles a man's genitals

A mother-of-two was shocked to discover this fruity strawberry in her garden.

Robbery at a bus stop

Two men have been arrested and charged.

PC: 'I was just waiting for the bang to go off... I feared we'd be killed'

PC Anthony Jacklin

A policeman has relived the terrifying moment he believed he and his colleague would be shot when a handgun was allegedly aimed at them.

CCTV image released after bank robbery

Police were called to the Co-operative Bank in Hythe Street to reports of a man stealing £2,000

Biker hurt in crossing crash

Dartford Crossing.

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with shoulder and hip injuries after a crash with a van at the Dartford crossing.

Girl, 16, 'sexually assaulted' at bus stop

Passers-by helped a screaming girl after an alleged sex attacker grabbed and tried to kiss her.

Lorry erupts into fireball

Lorry ablaze on the M20 near Swanley. Picture: Kayla Geohagen

A stretch of the M20 was closed last night when a lorry was engulfed by flames.

CCTV image released in hunt for bank robber

Police issue CCTV image of man wanted in Co-Op robbery

Police are hoping this image will help 'jog people's memory' after a robbery at the Co-Op in Dartford.

Man freed from car after M25 smash

The M25, stock picture.

A man had to be cut out of his vehicle after a two-car smash on the M25 near Swanley this morning.

Longfield fire treated as suspicious

Longfield fire is being treated as suspicious after Dartford and Thames-side firefighters tackled the blaze yesterday evening.

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Battle lines drawn in crossing debate

Dartford Crossing.

Hundreds are expected to gather tonight to hear plans for a new Thames crossing - as Gravesham residents argue one option will devastate the town.

Delays after 'van flips' on A2

There has been a crash on the busy road

Commuters faced delays on the A2 after reports a van flipped over in the road this afternoon.

Stranger 'grabs woman for kisses'

Efit of man hunted after woman kissed in Greenhithe

This man is being hunted by police after a woman claims she was grabbed by a stranger who repeatedly kissed her before she fought him off.

Howzat for a charity match

MP Gareth Johnson's annual charity cricket match

A charity cricket match organised by Dartford MP Gareth Johnson takes place today.

Labour win Dartford by-election

The by-election was triggered after Tory David Johnson resigned.

Labour have gained the Newtown by-election from the Conservatives.

In your Dartford Messenger this week

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Woman treated by paramedics after crash

Two cars crashed last night, with a young woman cut free from her car by Dartford firefighters.

All for one on grand cycle trek

The Myeloma Musketeers who will be cycling from Swanley to Lands End to raise money for cancer charity Myeloma UK

Cyclists complete 447-mile journey in six days raising in excess of £17,000...

Tributes to those who make ultimate sacrifice

Dartford War Memorial, Market Street

People gathered to pay tribute to our Servicemen and women ahead of Saturday’s Armed Forces Day...

Speaking up for mental health

A charity that helps people with mental health issues has been spreading news of its work.

Britain's Got Talent finalist will perform at Dartford Festival

Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jordan O’Keefe will perform at this year’s Dartford Festival

Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jordan O’Keefe is among the first acts announced for this year’s Dartford Festival

Footballer's bottle attack shame

Crush bar in Dartford town centre

A footballer repeatedly struck a reveller over the head with a beer bottle in a fight outside a wine bar.

Dartford Messenger cover up

Dartford Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society is doing Calendar Girls next month

Daring members of the Dartford Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (DAODS) are getting their kit off for their latest play...

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