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Man, 20, charged with three burglaries

A man has been charged with several offences after police stopped a stolen car in Dartford.

Darts ready for 'defining' Easter weekend

Princes Park hosts the biggest game of the season in National League South when title rivals Dartford and Hampton & Richmond clash on Good Friday.

Teen's indecent phone images spark fatal clash

A row over indecent child abuse images sparked a row which led to a man dying from a single punch.

Cost of renting homes in Kent rockets

The cost of renting a home in part of Kent has rocketed higher than anywhere else outside London - with the average monthly cost now exceeding £1,000.


Held to a higher standard

Elliot Bradbrook feels he has been unfairly judged this season because of his superb record for Dartford over the years.

Around 100 hay bales catch fire

Firefighters are at the scene of a huge blaze on a farm.


Commuters suffered one-hour delays

Drivers on their home had to contend with delays of up to an hour at the Dartford Tunnel.


Teenager's stolen bag anonymously returned

A teenager's handbag was returned at around 3.30pm on Sunday, March 25, after an appeal for her stolen items was issued on Saturday, March 24.

£75m town centre plans signed off

A scheme to transform a town - with a cinema, bars, restaurants and even a new square - have been agreed.


Road rage killer moved to open prison

Notorious road rage murderer Kenneth Noye has been moved to an open prison in Kent, just 30 miles away from his victim's father.


Biker who died in crash was speeding

A motorcyclist who died in a crash with a car was travelling at more than double the speed limit and had taken cocaine, an inquest heard.

Bridge delays after lorry crash

Motorists suffered delays on a motorway after a crash involving lorry towing a burger van.

CCTV released after handbag theft in shopping centre

Police are appealing for information on a woman seen removing a teenager's handbag from a store in a Dartford Shopping Centre.


Young musician raises funds for mental health

The schoolboy helped to raise nearly six hundred pounds by entertaining passengers at a busy train station.

Driver left close pal in wheelchair after falling asleep at wheel

A driver who left his close friend wheelchair-bound after falling asleep at the wheel and careering down an embankment has been spared jail.


Pupil recovering well after crash

A four-year-old girl who was injured after a car accident at around 3.30pm on Tuesday, March 20, is making good progress in her recovery.

Family raise £100,000 in memory of daughter

Heartbroken parents of a one-year-old girl who lost her life to meningitis and septicaemia were determined to do something positive to mark her life.

Burman: Get a grip

Dartford’s critics need to get a reality check with the season reaching crunch time, says boss Tony Burman.

Minute's silence to remember Westminster terror attack

A minute's silence will be held to remember the victims of the Westminster terror attack carried out by by Dartford born Khalid Masood


Darts crowned champions

Dartfordians have just clinched their third promotion in six years - we find out how they've done it.

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