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Society brings past back to life

09 January 2019
Society brings past back to life

Take a trip back in time with the Gravesend Historical Society, joined by local author Lynda Smith.

'You could hear the sound of their guns - little short bursts'

07 January 2019
'You could hear the sound of their guns - little short bursts'

A former tugmaster in the county has shared his memories of the Second World War as a boy, having never forgotten the things he saw.

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Last chance to have say on homes

03 January 2019
Last chance to have say on homes

Residents have one last chance to comment on proposals to build 800 homes on Green Belt land in Fawkham and Hartley.

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Pint-sized pupils put on Christmas show

24 December 2018
Pint-sized pupils put on Christmas show

Pint-sized pupils at Gad's Hill put on their annual Christmas show in the school's theatre.

Pupils publish book

23 December 2018
Pupils publish book

Pupils become authors as part of a war project to celebrate the centenary of the First World War.

Developers are hoping a 90-bed care home will reduce pressure on Darent Valley Hospital.

22 December 2018
Developers are hoping a 90-bed care home will reduce pressure on Darent Valley Hospital.

Care home could relieve pressure on hospital

Record numbers comment on Lower Thames Crossing

21 December 2018
Record numbers comment on Lower Thames Crossing

More than 26,000 people had their say on plans to build the Lower Thames Crossing after a final 10-week consultation.

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Benny holds up testing work

20 December 2018
Benny holds up testing work

Highways England has phased testing on the Lower Thames Crossing to protect Benny the Beluga.

Christmas treat for children's ward

19 December 2018
Christmas treat for children's ward

Christmas came early for children at Darent Valley, thanks to a special visit from some festive footballers.

Affordable homes approved

19 December 2018
Affordable homes approved

Councillors have approved plans for a new affordable housing scheme on the site of a disused playing field.

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"Time for your husband to get a new job?"

14 December 2018
"Time for your husband to get a new job?"

So-called "snowflakes" have been slammed for branding a job advert sexist.

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Hospital radio boost

13 December 2018
Hospital radio boost

A hospital radio station has received some much-needed equipment a year after the death of one of its most dedicated volunteers.

Catch a ride with Santa Claus

12 December 2018
Catch a ride with Santa Claus

Children can hitch a ride with Santa Claus on board a special festive-themed train ride at the leisure centre.

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New climbing wall for school

11 December 2018
New climbing wall for school

After two years of fundraising Gad's Hill School has finally got their new climbing wall that will be used by students during PE and cadet lessons.

Santa Claus is coming to town

01 December 2018
Santa Claus is coming to town

Members of the public can catch a glimpse of Saint Nick this month as he visits the town.

Dino-mad tot's bin truck shock

30 November 2018
Dino-mad tot's bin truck shock

A dinosaur-mad three-year-old goes to watch a bin truck every week because she thinks it sounds like her favourite prehistoric beasts.

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Council's £10,000 litter crackdown

30 November 2018
Council's £10,000 litter crackdown

Fly-tippers and litterers have been fined more than £10,000 as council members try to keep Kent's streets clean.

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Man vs Fat football

28 October 2018
Man vs Fat football

Football fans are fighting obesity as part of a sporting initiative.

Flu jabs warning

28 October 2018
Flu jabs warning

It is feared vital stocks of flu vaccinations could run out - putting the county's pensioners at risk.

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Kent's beautiful poppy displays

26 October 2018
Kent's beautiful poppy displays

The annual poppy appeal has been launched in Kent to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice.

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