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Sky-high celebrations for school's big day

Children formed the number 90 for this photo taken by a drone. Picture courtesy of Whitehill Primary School

A primary school came up with this unique way to mark a milestone anniversary.

Man and woman injured in assault

Police are investigating after an assault in Milton Road, Gravesend. Image: Google maps

Two people were taken to hospital with facial injuries after an assault in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Garage goes up in flames

Havengore Avenue, Gravesend. Picture: Instant Street View

Fire crews had to wear breathing gear as they tackled a blaze in a residential street.


Council reassures tenants in high-rise flats

Carl Ekman House

People living in high-rise buildings owned by Gravesham council have been given safety assurances in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Police cordon off gardens after body found

There are several police vehicles at the scene

Emergency services including seven police cars, ambulances and a forensic van flocked to a riverside park after a man was found dead.


Colourful way to raise funds

Emily Champion and family from Dartford took part for Holding on Letting Go.

More than £23,000 was raised at the KM Colour Run

Police called after men 'seen with weapons'

Police in Gravesend following reports of men with machetes - which turned out to be for work purposes

Frightened witnesses called 999 when they saw men carrying machetes and an axe.


Jobs cuts and show changes on cards at theatre

The Woodville will not close. Picture: Simon Hildrew

A council could make theatre staff redundant, reduce the amount of shows offered and stop selling popular snacks in a bid to save £61,000 a year.

Golden celebration for care company

Founding trustees Christine Hughes and Janet Mann cut the cake to celebrate The Abbeyfield Kent Society's 50th year.

Abbeyfield Kent Society has celebrated 50 years of looking after others.

Driver released after fatal crash

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

A 26-year-old arrested after the passenger in his car died following a collision has been released from bail.

Fusion festival brings people together

Sun, jazz, calypso, bhangra, Bollywood, Irish dance, eastern European folk and street art were on the menu at a town centre festival.

Faulty tumble dryer sparks fire

Stock image

A faulty appliance in cupboard under the stairs may have caused blaze.


Supporting Grenfell Tower survivors

Andy Singh

A market stall owner is donating all of his takings this Saturday to raise money for the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

More than a shop – it’s a music hub

Dennis Halberg of Elephant Music. Picture: Gary Browne

A town's only music shop is about to take on a major role in the area's music festival.

Ferry moves home amid safety fears

The ferry crosses the River Thames between Gravesend and Tilbury. Picture: Jason Arthur

A ferry service is up and running again after it was suspended due to a damaged pontoon but it is operating from a different location.


Supermarket raided twice in two nights

Police stopped a car as part of a drugs investigation

Cash, cigarettes and scratch cards were stolen in two burglaries at a village supermarket.

Washing machine catches fire

A washing machine was damaged in the fire.

Firefighters were called to an early morning blaze today.

Seven thieves, including Olympic hopeful, jailed

The gang wore masks during the burglaries. Stock image

A gang of thieves - including a would-be Olympian - have been locked up for a string of burglaries involving cars worth £700,000.


Warning after 13 break-ins

Police were called to the scene. Stock image

Police are reminding motorists not to leave valuables on display after a spate of thefts from cars in one Kent town.

Case against man accused of 'professional hit' thrown out

Leonard Naylor had been in trouble before he was killed in a drive-by shooting. Picture: PA/Peter J Jordan

One of four men accused of carrying out a "professional" hit murder 16 years ago has had his case dismissed.

Man had drugs stashed in van

Police stock picture

A man will appear in court after police found a stash of Class A drugs in his van.

Kitchen hit by blaze

Stock image

Firefighters entered a home to put out a blaze in its kitchen last night.

Elderly couple treated by paramedics

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

An elderly man and a woman were treated by paramedics after a fire at a supported housing complex.

Town prepares for celebration

Dancers at the Fusion Festival in Gravesend. Picture: Sarah Knight

Gravesend is getting ready for this year's Fusion Festival.

Almost £1 million needed to restore historic building

Alastair Dick-Cleland, Mark Hews and Dr Anna Keay outside Cobham Dairy

A former dairy building has suffered so much decay it is almost beyond repair.


Adam Holloway wins in Gravesham

Kent people cast their vote today in the general election

Conservative candidate Adam Holloway has kept his seat with a majority of 9,347 in the general election.

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