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School PTA treasurer sentenced for fraud

School PTA treasurer sentenced for fraud

A school PTA treasurer wrote cheques to herself for £5,500 from cash meant to buy treats for pupils, a court has heard.

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Dispersal order issued after late night car meet-ups

Dispersal order issued after late night car meet-ups

A dispersal order has been put in place near a business park targeting groups of dangerous drivers who are said to be using the area as a race track.

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Football match in memory of father and son killed in crash

Football match in memory of father and son killed in crash

A football match raising money for the air ambulance in memory of a father and son killed in a road collision is set to kick off.

Council stalwart dies aged 76

Council stalwart dies aged 76

Tributes have been paid to a long serving councillor who served for more than three decades and was most recently chair of the county council.

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Farage duped into recording IRA message

Farage duped into recording IRA message

Nigel Farage has once again been pranked on the messaging app Cameo – this time filming a birthday greeting with a hidden IRA message.

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John Lewis launches new Christmas emporium

John Lewis launches new Christmas emporium

A major retailer has launched a one-stop shop for Christmas offering in-store events, festive workshops and personalised gifting experiences.

Dartford manager King on FA Cup exit

Dartford manager King on FA Cup exit

Dartford boss Steve King admitted the manner of their FA Cup defeat was hard to take.

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Foal set alight in suspected arson attack dies

Foal set alight in suspected arson attack dies

A four-month-old colt recovering from third degree burns sustained in a suspected arson attack has sadly died as police arrest a suspect.

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Film maker's boxing bout flick set for debut

Film maker's boxing bout flick set for debut

A local actor and film maker is gearing up for the release of his first feature length movie after shooting had to be postponed during the pandemic.

DJ's dash around Bluewater leads to 'hot pursuit' with police

DJ's dash around Bluewater leads to 'hot pursuit' with police

A popular YouTube DJ descended on the shopping centre playing tunes and interacting with customers before being led off the premises by police.

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Darts keeper makes loan switch

Darts keeper makes loan switch

One of Dartford's two senior keepers has left the National League South leaders on loan to join the division's bottom side.

Man facing two rape charges appears in court

Man facing two rape charges appears in court

A man has appeared in court accused of two alleged rapes after a woman was reportedly attacked.

Midwife awarded for breaking down care inequality barriers

Midwife awarded for breaking down care inequality barriers

A midwife has won an award for her initiative focused on dispelling inequalities in maternity care for black, Asian and minority ethnic patients.

Art gallery opens up at Bluewater

Art gallery opens up at Bluewater

The shopping centre is hosting an art exhibition featuring more than 60 creatives from across Kent inspired to paint and draw in lockdown.

Backpack causes Crossing chaos

Backpack causes Crossing chaos

A police incident at the Dartford Crossing is causing traffic to be held after a bag was found near the carriageway.

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Ghostbusters car coming to Bluewater

Ghostbusters car coming to Bluewater

Shoppers will get the opportunity to grab a selfie with an iconic movie vehicle when it appears at a major shopping centre.

County's finest making strides

County's finest making strides

Find out who was on the pace when the Kent Cross-Country League season got under way.

The best pictures from the Kent Cross-Country League at Swanley Park

The best pictures from the Kent Cross-Country League at Swanley Park

If you raced at Swanley in Saturday's Kent Cross-Country League opener don't miss Chris Davey's picture gallery - you could be in there!

Bouncer shortage could 'cause real problems'

Bouncer shortage could 'cause real problems'

A nightclub manager has warned a security staffing crisis could get worse and hurt smaller independent venues amid fears over vaccine passports.

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Probe launched as men seen jumping from lorry on A2

Probe launched as men seen jumping from lorry on A2

An investigation has been launched after a group of people were seen jumping off a truck at the side of the motorway in Kent.

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