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VIDEO: Man fined for throwing dog out of van

A man caught on camera dumping a dog by throwing it out of a van on a country lane and driving away has been fined.


Police appeal for missing girl with links to the town

Georgia Brown has links to Gravesend.

Georgia Brown was last seen at 9am on Friday, February 9.


Police arrest men after reports of shop theft

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of theft.

Officers were called at around 10am after it was reported two men had stolen alcohol from a shop.

Men arrested after A2 stop

Police stopped the car at 11pm on the A2. Stock picture.

Three men were arrested when the car they were travelling in was stopped on the A2.

Consultation opens over the expansion of dual carriageway's junctions

The A2 near Bean. Pic: Google Maps

Highways England opened a £125 million pound upgrade for junctions on the A2.


Business awards: Help at hand for financial problems

Founder of James Rosa Associates Julian Donnelly

A Northfleet company best described as a financial trouble shooter has been nominated for this year's Gravesham Business Awards.

Learner admits his dangerous driving killed passenger

Floral tributes have been left at the site where Leanna died

A learner has admitted causing the death of his fiancee's sister by driving dangerously, after losing control on a bend and smashing into a pole.


Video: Prankster's mockery of KFC stock shortage goes viral

Lee Marshall dressed as a KFC employee and started filling up a supermarket's trolley with chicken.

Lee Marshall, otherwise known as Disco Boy, dressed as a KFC employee and filled a trolley full of chicken.


Minibuses used by disabled torched

The remains of the torched buses

A charity says it is "devastated" after two of its vehicles were stolen and destroyed by arsonists.


Teacher completes world's coldest race

Michelle Smith, 38, pictured with her medal after coming fourth in the Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra marathon

A Kent woman battled temperatures of -45C as she completed a 100-mile trek through the Arctic wilderness.


Learner driver 'killed passenger while trying to avoid animal'

Leanna Jane Culver, right, pictured with her sister Chloe Culver

An inexperienced driver killed his fiancee's sister when he lost control of his car on a bend and smashed into a telegraph pole, a court heard.

TOWIE star to appear at Bluewater

Pete Wicks from TOWIE

A TOWIE star and dog lover will appear at Bluewater to sign his new book.


Florist nominated for award

Elise Hedges from Hedges and Flowers

A Northfleet florist says there's nothing like waking up at 4am to get to a London flower market.

Policeman 'thought he would die'

The scene of the crash. Picture: Kent Police

An officer dragged along the road by a drug driver trying to escape feared for his life after the vehicle ploughed into several parked cars.


Chinese New Year kicked off with lion awakening

The Year of the Dog was kicked off in the Gravesend with a Chinese New Year dragon performance.

The mayor, business owners and school children turned out to watch the awakening of the dragon as part of the town's Chinese New Year celebrations.


Village primary school evacuated

New Ash Green Primary

Primary school children have been sent home for the afternoon after a hoax call.


Delays after crash on major route

Motorists on the A2 were held up following rush-hour crash.

Crash involving two lorries and car

Police stopped the car in Old Ferry Road, Iwade

Emergency services were called to a collision which left a lorry stranded on the A2.

Charity's minibuses set ablaze

Strood Fire and Rescue attended the scene around 2.40am. Picture: CJ West

A local charity for disabled people are fundraising after two of their minibuses were stolen and set on fire


kickboxing sensation eyes Olympic glory

Gravesend kickboxing sensation Phoebe Cumiskey has her eyes set on Olympic glory.

14-year-old Phoebe Cumiskey aims to swap kick boxing for boxing as she looks towards participating in the world's biggest sporting event.

Public provide views on two mile bike route

The public have been commenting on a two mile route from Gravesend station to the Cyclopark.

People have been commenting on a bike route from the station to the Cyclopark.


True scale of homelessness revealed

The number of homeless people sleeping rough in Kent has soared again. Picture from Porchlight

The true scale of homelessness has been revealed and the figures are far worse than official records show.


She's done it!

Lizzy Yarnold with her Gold medal from the 2014 Olympics

Kent's Lizzy Yarnold becomes first British Winter Olympian to achieve back-to-back Gold


Drug dealer caught in town sent to prison

Andrew Reece, 24, was witnessed driving suspiciously in Lennox Road, Gravesend.

A drug dealer has been jailed for more than four years after officers found £1,000 in cash inside his car and a wrap of cocaine on the floor nearby.


Twins in court over £2 million 'arson attack'

Cygnet Leisure Centre, Old Perry Street, Northfleet

A set of twins allegedly torched a leisure centre gym before repeatedly returning to the scene of the crime to smash windows.

Vicky and Katy hoping to clean up on awards night

Vicky and Katy Ludlow at Sebias Cleaning Services in White Avenue, Northfleet

A family-run cleaning company which has gone from pounding pavements to scrubbing offices across Kent and London is up for an award.

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