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A person has been arrested on suspicion of assault

Police in Queen Street. Photo by Chris Wallis

A man was injured in Queen Street

Little hero Jayden to the rescue

Jayden Darlington ran and told his grandpa Colin Darlington to dial 999

A five-year-old boy shouted at his grandad to phone 999 when a woman plunged more than 25ft from a wall onto a mud bank.

Man cut free after three-car smash

Police called to the A249

A man was rescued from his car by firefighters after a three-vehicle smash in Gravesend.

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Card scam targeting elderly and vulnerable

Elderly and vulnerable people have been warned to be vigilant after a Bluewater card scam claimed seven victims over the past two weeks.

King of the Britons resigned to new crossing

Joe Pasquale

Comedian Joe Pasquale - currently playing King Arthur in Spamalot - has spoken out against plans for a new Thames crossing.

Mare and foal stuck in the mud

Rescuers at the scene in Gravesend

A rescue operation was launched to save a mare and her foal after they got stuck in the mud along the River Thames at Gravesend today.

Men arrested after 'baseball bats' fight

Police removed the two cars reportedly connected with the fight

Four men have been arrested after a fight reportedly involving baseball bats in a Gravesend road.

Fireman Sam (and his brother Luke)

Two brothers have signed up to become on-call firefighters in Swanscombe.

KCC leader plans 'substantial modifications' to Thames crossing plan

Dartford crossing queuing traffic

The leader of Kent County Council has said that the authority will be opting for option C – a new Thames crossing cutting through Gravesham.

Woman who fell 26ft from wall is 'stable' in hospital

A major rescue operation was launched when a woman fell off a wall onto a mud bank suffering multiple injuries. See the video of the rescue operation.

Energy-saving company hoping for glory in the Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards

The first of our entrants in the Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards 2013 is leading the way in helping cut energy bills.

Lucky Lotto player scoops £113k prize

A Lotto ticket bought in Thanet has won £1.4million

A six-figure Lotto prize that was feared could remain unclaimed has now been handed over to a player n the Gravesham area.

'It's not safe for my son to play'

Archie is restricted from playing in the garden

A toddler's been told he can't go outside to play... because his garden is strewn with nappies, syringes and broken beer bottles.

Woman admits six arson attacks

Firefighters called to Edenbridge. Stock picture

A Gravesend woman has admitted arson after starting six fires in as many days.

Olympic gymnast Louis Smith to visit Bluewater

Olympic gymnast Louis Smith is heading to Bluewater tomorrow.

Packed meeting for new crossing debate

Residents at the meeting last night

More than 500 people squeezed into a school as government officials faced the music over the Thames crossing.

Jailed: GP who forged prescriptions to sell drugs abroad

Dr Mustapha Tahir

A doctor who forged prescriptions for hundreds of tablets for a sleeping disorder so he could sell them on abroad has today been jailed for 15 months.

Playground fun for village youngsters

Brothers and sister Harrison, 6, Lola-Jean, 4 and Bradley Thompson, 8.

Children are now able to enjoy swings, a climbing frame and slide, a roundabout, spinner and rocker.

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Revealed: A glimpse of £19m station improvement project

How the station will look

Gravesham MP Adam Holloway was given a tour around Gravesend railway station to learn more about the £19 million reconstruction work taking place over

Pushy parents raise £20,000

Mums, dads, grandparents and carers stepped out for a baby buggy race around Bluewater on Sunday and raised a whopping £20,000 for charity.

Boy hurt in 'hit-and-run' on bike

Scene of the accident in Wrotham Road, Gravesend

A boy was injured after being knocked off his bike by a car in a suspected hit-and-run in Gravesend.

Computers stolen during school break in

Thamesview School head teacher Harry Ingham

Thousands of pounds worth of technology has been stolen from a school.

Angel stolen from child's grave

Zack Burton

A mother is devastated after the statue of an angel was stolen from her 12-year-old son's grave by "despicable" thieves.

Wacky convoy raised £125k

Blues Brothers Matt Keslake, left, and Jason Cartwright.

Over 25 wild and wacky vehicles set off from Northfleet to Barcelona to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.

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