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Homeless charity gets new winter shelter from council

04 February 2019
Homeless charity gets new winter shelter from council

A charity that helps care for homeless people in the town has thanked the council for awarding them a disused premises for their new winter shelter.

Secondary schools get top marks

03 February 2019
Secondary schools get top marks

The official 2018 GCSE results are in and, according to the figures, it was a good year for schools in Gravesend and Dartford.

Nominate your hidden heroes

02 February 2019
Nominate your hidden heroes

It's not too late to enter the Kent Charity Awards 2019, and give a local cause some valuable recognition.

Car crashes into care home

01 February 2019
Car crashes into care home

A man allegedly drove into a care home before spitting and kicking police officers.

Turning plastic into playgrounds

30 January 2019
Turning plastic into playgrounds

Here's how you can turn your unwanted plastic into equipment for schools.

Contactless bus payments go live

28 January 2019
Contactless bus payments go live

Contactless payments will now be accepted on Arriva buses.

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Wartime pictures show air raid devastation

28 January 2019
Wartime pictures show air raid devastation

A lifelong resident has shared his memories and photos of the air raids that devastated his town.

'His life was sport'

26 January 2019
'His life was sport'

Commonwealth athlete Peter Barber has died after a lifetime of dedication to sport.

Scammers target elderly woman

25 January 2019
Scammers target elderly woman

Police have reminded people to be aware of scam phone calls after an elderly woman was targeted.

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Laser shone at boat

24 January 2019
Laser shone at boat

The Port of London Authority is working with police to identify the source of a laser that was shone at a launch vessel on the Thames.

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Man known as 'dog whisperer' dies, aged 83

19 January 2019
Man known as 'dog whisperer' dies, aged 83

Hundreds of tributes poured in for a man known for walking dozens of people's dogs in a town, after the news of his death was announced.

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Emergency road closure delays

15 January 2019
Emergency road closure delays

Motorists have been advised to expect delays as emergency water leak repairs take place.

Man charged after police car rammed

14 January 2019
Man charged after police car rammed

A man has been accused of dangerous driving after two officers were injured during a chase.

Man pulled from car boot after driveway crash

14 January 2019
Man pulled from car boot after driveway crash

A man was pulled from the boot of his car after crashing into vehicles in someone else's driveway.

Police car 'rammed'

13 January 2019
Police car 'rammed'

Two officers were injured after a man allegedly rammed into their patrol car during a chase.

Crews called to barn fire

12 January 2019
Crews called to barn fire

Four fire engines were used to extinguish a barn fire yesterday afternoon.

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Drink driving arrest after crash

12 January 2019
Drink driving arrest after crash

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car collided with a telephone pole.

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"Driving up the cost of premiums for everyone who buys insurance"

12 January 2019
"Driving up the cost of premiums for everyone who buys insurance"

A man invented more than 20 fake collisions to make fraudulent claims worth around £15,000.

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Give your ex the perfect gift... with a cockroach

10 January 2019
Give your ex the perfect gift... with a cockroach

Think your ex is an absolute termite? Well, you can name a cockroach after them this Valentine's Day.

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Bin collection updates on Twitter

10 January 2019
Bin collection updates on Twitter

People will soon be able to find out when their rubbish is being collected via Twitter.

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