A seven year contract to run community hospitals covering Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley and Swale has been awarded to Virgin Care.
Horrendous traffic congestion at the Dartford Crossing will fall under the spotlight at the House of Commons with a debate secured by the town’s MP.
Regular tailbacks at the Dartford crossing could soon be eased - but the only real solution is a third crossing, the area's MP has warned.
Fire control room manager remembers floods which left hundreds of residents homeless on Christmas Day.
Good news for Gravesend – and for our campaign to “grow” the town with big name stores and attract more customers here.
It was the final chapter in the building of a new Greenhithe school extension, and there to witness it was the Bishop of Rochester and Dartford’s MP.
Tributes have been paid to the first leader of Gravesham council, who has died at the age of 95.
More than 14,000 children in Gravesham and Dartford could be pushed into poverty due to planned tax credit cuts, according to The Children's Society.
Removing the toll booths was meant to improve traffic flow, but those living near the Dartford Crossing, say the situation has got worse.
A talented footballer from Wilmington Grammar School for Girls has been called up to play for England.
Elizabeth Jones, who fought the Dartford seat for Ukip in the general election, has been voted onto the party's National Executive Committee.
Traders are furious after getting extra tax demands for having air-conditioning units because they are classed as "plant and machinery".
A road which is repeatedly flooded has had problems again today.
Parishioners have been asked to donate hair to help fix a crumbling church.
An Oompah band kept people entertained as they supped beer at Dartford's Oktoberfest.
Jolyon Palmer, son of Brands Hatch circuit owner Jonathan, says he is 'absolutely ready' after being named an F1 race driver for Lotus next season.
The leaders of neighbouring councils have denied they are squabbling over a windfall worth millions.
As part of a new Messenger campaign, we want to help ‘grow’ Gravesend and celebrate our fantastic traders who deserve support.
The freight industry is piling pressure on the Chancellor to push forward with a new Lower Thames Crossing, and say the delay is costing millions.
Radical changes are needed to make sure Gravesham can balance the books, according to the council’s leader.
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