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2,000 back ban on oversized lorries using the tunnel

06 November 2017
2,000 back ban on oversized lorries using the tunnel

A call to ban lorries from the Dartford tunnel has received plenty of backing.

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Inmates were given drugs with every meal

06 November 2017
Inmates were given drugs with every meal

A former staff member has spoken out about abuse suffered at a Church of England children's home.

Pensioner can hear again after battle for surgery

05 November 2017
Pensioner can hear again after battle for surgery

Audrie Jackson fought against advice that she was too old for surgery and can now hear again.

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Charity ball in memory of popular ex-postman

31 October 2017
Charity ball in memory of popular ex-postman

The memory of a beloved former postman is living on through a charity ball.

Bollywood-style ball will make wishes come true

30 October 2017
Bollywood-style ball will make wishes come true

Hundreds are expected to turn out for a lavish charity ball in memory of a girl who died shortly after being granted her final wish.

Club climbs to the top of the bucket list business

28 October 2017
Club climbs to the top of the bucket list business

An entrepreneur has launched a club to bring together like-minded people to take on the world’s toughest challenges.

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Car park fine for ‘wrong’ reg

27 October 2017
Car park fine for ‘wrong’ reg

A couple are refusing to shop in the town centre after a dispute over a parking notice saw them hit with a £100 fine.

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£600 million transport project 'on track'

26 October 2017
£600 million transport project 'on track'

A proposal to build a public tram system connecting north Kent and Essex is gathering pace, says a leading designer.

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Children enjoy hands-on fun with the great outdoors

25 October 2017
Children enjoy hands-on fun with the great outdoors

An overgrown plot of land has been transformed into a safe place for schoolchildren to enjoy learning outside.

Hospital radio in need of £16k studio overhaul

25 October 2017
Hospital radio in need of £16k studio overhaul

Some things may get better with age – like wine, scotch and George Clooney – but the same cannot be said for broadcasting equipment.

Cyprus murder suspect arrested

24 October 2017
Cyprus murder suspect arrested

A key suspect in the murder of a Kent man in Cyprus has been arrested.

Man charged over bomb hoax

23 October 2017
Man charged over bomb hoax

A man allegedly made a bomb threat and assaulted a number of police officers after a search of his home revealed it was a hoax.

Huge turnout for community festival

23 October 2017
Huge turnout for community festival

More than 1,000 people lined the streets and then filled up Central Park for the ninth annual Dartford Festival of Light.

‘If I see a doll that I fall in love with, I just have to buy it’

23 October 2017
‘If I see a doll that I fall in love with, I just have to buy it’

Shirley Williamson’s house is still absolutely chock-full of dolls and vintage prams.

Three charged over illegal rave

20 October 2017
Three charged over illegal rave

Three men have been charged after hundreds of revellers descended on an industrial unit for an illegal rave, causing damage worth £30,000.

Conservative hold in by-election

20 October 2017
Conservative hold in by-election

The Conservatives have held onto a council seat after a by-election was triggered by the death of a former leader.

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Armed police raid house in money laundering probe

20 October 2017
Armed police raid house in money laundering probe

Armed officers descended on a residential road as part of an investigation into money laundering, it has been revealed.

Armed police descend on street

19 October 2017
Armed police descend on street

Five police cars and around 20 officers descended on a residential street, with firearms teams surrounding a house.

Police called to clowns sighting near school

19 October 2017
Police called to clowns sighting near school

Officers were called to a school after three boys wearing clown masks were seen hitting a fence nearby.

Crews called to bedroom fire

18 October 2017
Crews called to bedroom fire

A man has been treated for smoke inhalation after a blaze broke out in a bedroom.

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