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Traffic held after four-car crash

Traffic is mounting after a four car collision. Library image.

Traffic is now clear on the M25 towards Dartford after a four car collision.


Man admits attacking 'rival' outside school

Osomo has admitted attacking the 'rival' but denies attempted murder

A man has admitted attacking a "rival" with a knife while wearing a balaclava outside a school.

Second primary school for garden city

How the Hope Community School will look

Another school is to be built in a new town after planners gave the green light to a 420-pupil site.


School and rugby club get opening dates

The site for development

A secondary school and sports facility will open over the next three years.


Huge blaze tears through workshops near race circuit

Guests were forced to evacuate from the hotel at the circuit. Picture: Alexander Ingram

More than 50 firefighters spent several hours tackling a massive fire near a race circuit after workshops caught light.

Woman, 21, dies in hospital after crossing crash

The bridge was closed for nine hours. Stock

A woman involved in a serious crash on the Dartford Crossing on Friday morning has today died.


Man's body found in country park

Police at the scene

Emergency services descended on a Kent beauty spot this afternoon after a man's body was found.

2,000 back ban on oversized lorries using the tunnel

Europa Worldwide managing director Andrew Baxter

A call to ban lorries from the Dartford tunnel has received plenty of backing.


A2 blocked after crash

Stock image of the Bean Interchange. Picture: Google Street View

Reports are coming in that the A2 is blocked one way after a crash near the Bluewater turn-off.


Dartford man found safe and well

Jan Kolodziejczyk who has gone missing

The 53-year-old who went missing from his home in Dartford on Friday has been found.


Care provider in special measures could face closure

The service cares for people with a range of conditions including dementia

A care service looking after people with dementia has been rated unsafe and put in special measures.


Will.i.am's first class message to Dartford pupils

Will.i.am was flying to New York

Superstar Will.i.am recorded a video message to Dartford pupils after bumping into their head teacher on a flight to New York.


Borough's homes target revealed

The target is 778 homes a year

A borough council has revealed it needs to build 778 homes a year to stay on the right side of government guidelines.


Telecoms firm goes into administration

True Telecom is based in Crossways Business Park in Dartford

A telecoms company has gone into administration putting scores of jobs at risk.


Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in bridge crash

Delays building up near the QEII bridge after the crash. Picture: Highways England

The Dartford Crossing was closed for nine hours following a serious collision between a car and a lorry.


Public to get say on bin collections

A bin team on their round in Ashford

Council's waste collection schedule could be scrapped after consultation on new system.


Charity ball in memory of popular ex-postman

Chris Gunapala, pictured with his sister Linda Curtis

The memory of a beloved former postman is living on through a charity ball.

Crash causes Dartford Crossing delays

The Dartford Crossing. Stock image

Two lanes of the Dartford Crossing were closed following an accident.

Appeal after robbery at Bluewater

Bluewater shopping centre

Two men reportedly demanded watches and a mobile phone before slashing their victim's car tyre.


Police link rabbit deaths to M25 Cat Killer

Three wild rabbits were found shot by the side of a road. Stock pic

Kent Police is linking the brutal slayings of five rabbits to the infamous M25 Cat Killer.


Judge shows mercy to teenage robber

Judge Jeremy Carey

An 18-year-old involved in a gunpoint robbery has been let off lightly after a judge heard how he'd been 'led along'.


Halloween scare for party-goers

The group were heading to a Halloween party

Eight young people including a toddler had a frightful journey to a Halloween celebration last night after getting stuck in a lift.

Club climbs to the top of the bucket list business

L/R: Lak Khela, Riky Bains, Harj Bains, Terry Jay, Dan Mulkerrin, Dom Hamill and Ray Steer

An entrepreneur has launched a club to bring together like-minded people to take on the world’s toughest challenges.


Former council leader convicted of benefits fraud

Robert Woodbridge leaving court. Picture: IKMPixs

A former town council leader has been exposed as a benefits fraudster after claiming he could walk "zero metres for zero minutes."


Disabled boy sleeping in cupboard

Lucas-James Weston, five, with dad James, in his cupboard bedroom

A family forced to temporarily downsize after their house was flooded are becoming increasingly frustrated at how long the repairs are taking.


CCTV campaign to prosecute fly-tippers

Fly tipping is causing misery for the people of Stone. File picture

A parish council has announced it will deploy mobile CCTV cameras in the fight against 'beneath contempt' fly-tippers.

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