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Immigrant population doubles in a decade

08 November 2013
Immigrant population doubles in a decade

Census statistics have revealed that in 2001 the number of foreign-born residents was just over 7,000, but in 2011 this had risen to more than 14,000.

Fuse box fire in block of flats

08 November 2013
Fuse box fire in block of flats

Fire crews were called out to an electrical fire, a suspected arson and two car fires overnight

It'll be all bright on the night

08 November 2013
It'll be all bright on the night

Bluewater has announced who will be switching on its Christmas lights...

Tears of legal highs campaign mum as flags honour son’s life

30 October 2013
Tears of legal highs campaign mum as flags honour son’s life

The grieving mother of a young man who died after reportedly taking legal highs has thanked people for their support at his funeral.

Shopping centre condemned after raccoon rides a bicycle in 'circus stunt'

29 October 2013
Shopping centre condemned after raccoon rides a bicycle in 'circus stunt'

The RSPCA has criticised a shopping centre after a raccoon rode a bicycle in a stunt at an event that has prompted fury among animal lovers.

A2 closed as fallen tree blocks way

28 October 2013
A2 closed as fallen tree blocks way

Traffic queuing on the London-bound stretch

Be afraid, be very afraid

25 October 2013
Be afraid, be very afraid

Thrill seekers are heading to Broadwitch in Southfleet for this year’s Halloween Hauntfest. Reporter Lizzie joined some of the actors taking part.

MP urges Home Secretary to act on legal highs after death

24 October 2013
MP urges Home Secretary to act on legal highs after death

MP Tracey Crouch has written to Theresa May calling for a crackdown on shops which sell 'legal highs'.

Accident on A2

23 October 2013
Accident on A2

Two injured in crash with traffic backed up for miles

'Legal high killed my son'

21 October 2013
'Legal high killed my son'

A grieving mother whose son died in her arms has launched a campaign to ban shops from selling legal highs.

'Gone off milk' to blame for one of Kent's largest ever fires

17 October 2013
'Gone off milk' to blame for one of Kent's largest ever fires

An inferno that could be seen 40 miles away started because a cuppa was missing one key ingredient... says the man to blame.

Turn on the lights and get colouring

17 October 2013
Turn on the lights and get colouring

Win the chance to turn Dartford into a town of glittering Christmas joy...

School dinner days behind you? Think again

17 October 2013
School dinner days behind you? Think again

A restaurant within an academy, which is run by students and caters for the public, has become so successful it has doubled its opening hours.

Hats off to suggestion that led to new store

16 October 2013
Hats off to suggestion that led to new store

A Co-op store is opening in South Darenth – thanks to a woman who grew up there.

Building work gets under way at University Technical College

14 October 2013
Building work gets under way at University Technical College

The first sod of earth has been turned over at a new University Technical College which will take in students from Dartford and Gravesend.

Three youths arrested

11 October 2013
Three youths arrested

A 15, 16 and 17-year-old have been arrested on suspicion of theft

Patient sings praises of hospice staff

10 October 2013
Patient sings praises of hospice staff

A man being cared for by staff at EllenorLions Hospices has praised their work, during Hospice Care Week.

No charges over giant tyre blaze

10 October 2013
No charges over giant tyre blaze

A man quizzed by police over one of Kent's largest ever fires at a tyre depot will not be charged, it has emerged.

Three men (not) in a boat...

10 October 2013
Three men (not) in a boat...

The RNLI was called out after thee men jumped from their vessel, believing there was a fire on board

Dancer has broken skull after pub attack

09 October 2013
Dancer has broken skull after pub attack

A young man is in hospital with a fractured skull after being punched in a row with another drinker while dancing in a pub.

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