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High hopes for box office success

Boxing and theatre does not sound like the most natural of combinations, but one man is intent on uniting the actors and fighters of Gravesend.

Roll out the red carpet to raise funds with curry and comedy

A man who was one of the first babies to have open heart surgery is hoping a few laughs will bring in the pounds to fund research.

Two injured after car ends up on its roof

A man and woman were taken to hospital after a two-car crash this afternoon.


Garden city 'popular with first-time buyers'

Another 233 homes have been approved on two sites at Ebbsfleet Garden City.


Fundraising family are deserving force to be reckoned with

A 17-year-old boy and his entire family have picked up an award for their years of dedicated fundraising and support for the armed forces community.


Upset at plan for homes on ‘illegal’ pub demolition site

Residents are making a last-ditch effort to prevent more than two-dozen homes being built on the site of an illegally demolished pub.


Teens charged with perfume theft

Two boys are accused of stealing £1,000 of perfume from Bluewater.

Farewell to care home manager

Long standing care home manager Jacqueline Barnes has retired after 27 years of service.

Demolition continues at power station

The next stage of demolition has taken place at Tilbury Power Station

Two 999 call-outs in 12 hours to railway station

Concerns were raised for the welfare of a teenage girl and a woman at the same railway station within hours of each other.

Dad's heartache over missing daughter

Mystery still surrounds the disappearance of a student nurse who vanished in 2001.


Couple married for 77 years die on same day

A couple married for 77 years died on the same day after hospital staff moved their beds together so they could hold hands for a final time.


Bluewater expansion to create 2,300 jobs

The shopping centre has been given the go-ahead to build an extension - and said it will make payments to town centres that will lose business.


Heavy traffic after accident

A car and a lorry were involved in a collision near the A2.

Firefighter's warning after building fire

A firefighter has warned of the dangerous of going into derelict buildings after a fire last night.


Celebrating St George

Hundreds of children paraded the streets ahead of St George's Day.

Dragons, sheep and sausages as town celebrates saint

This town's St George's Day parades have always been memorable and today's is likely to be just as impressive.


Gemma's finest hour...

Kent actress Gemma Arterton has spoken of how her Kentish upbringing affected her movie choices - as her new film hits the big screens.


Second controlled explosion at power station today

Another part of Tilbury Power Station, opposite Gravesend, will be brought down this morning.

Driver flees after car overturns with five inside

One woman was trapped and another two people needed treatment after a car crashed and overturned in the early hours.


Evicted publican living in car

A man in his 60s has found himself with nowhere to go after he lost his job and split up with his partner.


Man charged after bank 'disturbance'

A man has been charged with assault after a disturbance forced a town centre bank to close.

Soon there’ll be a pub as well…

A new garden city will have a pub this October, with 220 seats and a 104-bedroom hotel.


VIDEO: Vaisakhi in full swing

Hundreds lined the streets for an uplifting parade as part of the annual Sikh celebration

'Illegal' cigarettes found in 'James Bond-style' hiding places

Sniffer dogs tracked down more than £30,000 worth of suspected illegal tobacco during raids at just five shops in one area of Kent.

Moped drive-by theft stuns couple

Police are hunting two people who snatched a handbag from a husband and wife as they walked along a residential street.


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