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Train station set for £2.25 million overhaul

Train station set for £2.25 million overhaul

A station in desperate need of refurbishment is set to benefit from a multi million pound investment.

Fraudsters imitating police target residents

Fraudsters imitating police target residents

Fraudsters pretending to be police officers have been targetting residents with one victim handing over more than £5,000.

Year group sent home after positive Covid test

Year group sent home after positive Covid test

A school has told 150 pupils to self-isolate because a student has coronavirus.

Hospital boss admits operations may have to stop again

Hospital boss admits operations may have to stop again

A hospital chief executive says they are ready for a second wave of coronavirus but may have to reluctantly stop other services during another peak.

Pair arrested over castle 'rock-throwing' death bailed again

Pair arrested over castle 'rock-throwing' death bailed again

Two teenagers arrested in connection with the death of a pensioner fishing at a picturesque castle lake have had their bail extended a second time.

Woman dog walker and man assaulted by garages

Woman dog walker and man assaulted by garages

Two men seen in a white 4x4 are wanted by police in connection with an attack on two people.

Seven charged with drug offences following home raids

Seven charged with drug offences following home raids

Charges have been brought against a suspected cocaine drugs ring as part of a wider Met Police operation.

Flying Squad grab nine suspected drugs dealers

Flying Squad grab nine suspected drugs dealers

Police raids at 12 properties across the region have netted a large haul of cocaine and cash.

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Special needs school sends group home after Covid-19 case

Special needs school sends group home after Covid-19 case

Pupils have been told to self-isolate for two weeks after a staff member tested positive for coronavirus.

Dessert chain re-opens at Bluewater

Dessert chain re-opens at Bluewater

A popular eatery will be extending the Eat Out to Help Scheme as it welcomes back customers.

Give pharmacists more power, says MP

Give pharmacists more power, says MP

A Kent MP has called on the Prime Minister to expand the services pharmacists can offer to help relieve the pressure on the NHS.

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Arrest after station assault

Arrest after station assault

Transport police have responded to an incident in which a railway staff member is said to have been assaulted.

Midfielder Noble leaves Dartford

Midfielder Noble leaves Dartford

Dartford have announced the departure of popular midfielder Lee Noble.

Cycle ride for 'hospital that saved me from Covid'

Cycle ride for 'hospital that saved me from Covid'

A coronavirus survivor is taking on a 35 mile bike ride with his dad to raise money for the hospital that saved his life.

Town Bonfire Night and fireworks display cancelled

Town Bonfire Night and fireworks display cancelled

Dartford Lions' Bonfire Night and Fireworks display has been cancelled for the first time in over 40 years.

Play your part

Play your part

Dartford have asked supporters attending their friendly match with Dover on Tuesday night to 'step up to the plate'.

Italian restaurant to reopen at shopping centre

Italian restaurant to reopen at shopping centre

Carluccio's Italian restaurant is set to reopen at Bluewater, after the chain was taken over earlier this year.

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Local charity teams up with Jo Cox Foundation

Local charity teams up with Jo Cox Foundation

A charity has partnered with a national campaign aimed at forging closer community ties and tackling social isolation.

Residents "splashed" by delayed water works

Residents "splashed" by delayed water works

A water company was slammed after numerous delays to fixing a heavy leak on a busy main road.

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Council kept in dark over station's Brexit role

Council kept in dark over station's Brexit role

Controversial plans to shut down Ebbsfleet station's Covid-19 testing site for a Brexit checkpoint were not discussed with the local council.

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