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Network Rail

Restrictions will apply from 10am-5pm on coastal routes from Ashford to Ramsgate and 12pm-5pm on all other routes


A yellow weather warning has been released

Met Office
Gravesham Borough Council

Dartford’s councillors will meet next week

David Turner
New pilot boat for pilot transfer operations serving the ports of London and Medway.

Latest part of a move to replace the existing fleet essential for vessels using our waterways

London Authority

Dozens of services coming in and out of London may be cancelled, delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised

Claire Tiltman

Dartford Borough Council last year approved a bid to re-name a street after murdered schoolgirl Claire Tiltman

Colin Ash-Smith
Nationally there are 50,000 business deaths per year

Figures released by BACS Payment Schemes Ltd have laid bare the extent of late payments to small businesses

Ian C Hammerton MBE

The 95-year-old grew up in Dartford, taught in Sidcup and for the Kent Music School after active role during the war

Dartford Grammar School
Police tape

Can you help police with their enquiries?

Kent Police
Autistic people can benefit employers

Only 16 per cent of autistic adults are in full-time paid work


Family day

There will also be a fairytale fancy dress parade

Ray Cooney

EastEnders’ Shaun Williamson, and Only Fools and Horses’ Sue Holderness take lead roles in the comedy

Jeremy Corbyn
Fantastic Mr Fox

The tour was announced in celebration of Roald Dahl’s centenary year

United Kingdom
Jodie Prenger - Shirley Valentine

BBC’s I’d Do Anything’s Jodie Prenger will play Shirley

United Kingdom

Admission is free with a suggested donation of £3

University of Kent
Mar Bonet Sans as Cinderella & Riku Yamamoto as the Prince in My First Ballet: Cinderella

The show is adapted into an hours length to help young audiences follow the story

Out of Court cover by Clare Baldock

Clare Baldock from Loose, near Maidstone, spent weeks revising the legal system ahead of writing Out of Court

Sharon Byrne

The play is a black comedy set in 1980s Dublin

Audiences will be able to enjoy live jazz

Pete Carter and his band will be taking to the stage

Lulu on stage

This will be her biggest tour of her 50-year career

A snapshot of Stand By Me on stage

Stand By Me looks back on The Drifters’ history, and trials and tribulations they faced

Actors Chloe Edwards-Wood and Alistair Norman in Dreamboats and Petticoats

Playwrite Bill Kenwright is back again to produce this touring success

Bill Kenwright
Artists strays on the current graffiti

Students from Thamesview, St Georges and Northfleet Technology College will be contributing

Jordan Meade

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