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Gas leak causes traffic nightmare

A gas leak has caused disruption on a motorway and has closed off a key route.


Cerebral palsy boy, 3, finally gets bed

A boy with cerebral palsy is finally enjoying a safe night’s sleep thanks to a charity after a council said his condition was not serious enough.


Delays clear after vehicle breaks down at crossing

Traffic is returning to normal after a vehicle broke down at the Dartford Crossing.


Hospital connects vital equipment to wrong outlet

A hospital has declared a never event after an oxygen facemask was connected to the wrong outlet, in an attempt to prevent future incidents.


Dartford Crossing delays after lorry accident shuts lanes

Lanes have reopened around the Dartford Crossing after a lorry crash caused a car to spin.


Annual festival line up announced

The free festival takes place from 11am until 7pm on Saturday, July 14, and 10.30am to 6pm on Sunday, July 15.

Learner clocks 85mph then goes wrong way on motorway

A learner driver has been jailed after a speeding down a hard shoulder, jumping red lights and heading back down an exit slip road in a police chase.


Woman banned after drink-driving

An unlicensed driver who drove while over the limit has been disqualified from driving for 20 months.


Thief convicted after TOWIE star's car stolen

Two men are facing sentence over the burglary of a reality star’s home and theft of her expensive car.

Police search for suspect on trainline following reports of shop theft

The Metropolitan Police responded to reports on a theft at 12.30pm on Wednesday, May 23.

Ben back in Kent

Dartford have signed former Maidstone winger Ben Greenhalgh.


Do you recognise this man?

These clear images show a man police want to speak to after a burglar forced his way into a home.

Business Awards 2018 launch

Businesses have a chance to put their names forward for the borough's business awards.

'I'd never heard of her'

A man accused of burgling the home of a reality star claims he had not heard of her before the trial started.

Rush-hour delays at Dartford Tunnel

Motorists face delays at the Dartford Tunnel due to a broken down vehicle.

Armed police called to train station

Armed officers, a police helicopter and sniffer dogs have apprehended a trespasser at a train station.


Dedicated volunteer dies after a lifetime of service

Sylvia Conybear-Bloom, 81, spent more than 20 years volunteering at We Are Beams, supporting disabled children and their families.

Pub Wig and Gown granted alcohol licence

The pub was granted a licence by the council's licensing sub-committee earlier on Monday, May 21.

Second late-night explosion at power plant

A second explosion is scheduled to take place at the last remaining power station on the River Thames.

Bradders plays on

Elliot Bradbrook has agreed to stay at Dartford but he will give up the captaincy next season.

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