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Sam Billings

Kent Spitfires and Surrey took a point apiece after their Vitality Blast South Group clash in Canterbury was abandoned due to heavy rain during the innings break.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Met Office

A Dartford man who brutally stabbed a young dad to death for his watch was sentenced to life imprisonment yesterday (Thursday, July 19) with a recommendation that he serve at least 35 years.

Detectives want to speak to a 46-year-old man they believe may be in Gravesend about a report of voyeurism.

Essex Police

Commuters travelling through London Bridge station will be able to enjoy a real vineyard experience tomorrow.

New Zealand

Kent Spitfires skipper Sam Billings says the side’s last two nerve-wracking wins and never say-die-spirit will stand them in good stead throughout this season’s Vitality Blast campaign.

A county councillor is calling for bad behaviour to be banned outside schools following complaints from residents and school crossing patrollers.

Dartford

A Dartford couple have notched up almost a century of dedicated work for the RSPCA, and now the animal charity is making their incredible achievement.

London

The sun shone all day on the thousands of people that attended the Gravesham Riverside Festival on Saturday July 14.

David Turner

A slimmer who transformed her life by losing four stone is using her success to shape a whole new career helping other people achieve their weight loss dreams.

Officers investigating a collision in The Hill in Northfleet, Gravesend are appealing for witnesses.

Police have released images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a spate of thefts from cars in the Swanley area.

Kent Police

Two men jailed for running a small cannabis farm from a house in Northfleet were captured because an off-duty police officer thought one was a burglar as he looked for more houses to expand their crop.

Maidstone Crown Court

He was a turban-wearing fighter pilot, pizza chain manager and all action hero.

RAF 100

Kent avenged last month’s Royal London One-day Cup final defeat by securing a breathless three-run Vitality Blast T20 win over Hampshire in front of 3,500 fans in Beckenham.

Sam Billings

Entertainment

Not only is Michael Jackson remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time, but his iconic style continues to inspire today’s performers.

United Kingdom

A comedy play set in Dartford and written by 24-year-old resident Vicki Sargent is to appear at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August.

Dartford

Audiences will have the chance to re-live the Wham years at the Orchard Theatre in Dartford this month.

China

They look like Little Mix, they sound like Little Mix, they are The Little Mix Experience – and they are coming to the Orchard Theatre, Home Gardens, Dartford on Saturday June 2.

United Kingdom

Classic 1970s sitcom Some Mothers Do ‘Ave Em comes to The Orchard Theatre, Dartford, next week in a stage version starring Joe Pasquale.

Joe Pasquale

Volunteers love giving their time for free at The Woodville Theatre, Gravesend.

Mandy Hare

Looking back at the stories of the past 12 months

Paul Spooner

If 2018 is going to be anything like 2017, it’s going to be unpredictable.

How much do you remember about the weird and wacky world of Twitter this year?

Twitter

Join In: Big food and drink quiz

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

OK, you’ve probably eaten and drunk too much and you may be suffering for it today.

Fancy yourself as something of an aficionado of Christmas TV?

After the success of last year’s Christmas show, Freya’s Christmas Adventure, which was written and produced by The Woodville Theatre manager Mandy Hare, there are high hopes that Flipper’s Perfect Present will be just as popular.

Mandy Hare

Star Wars fans can watch the highly-anticipated Episode VIII in high definition as four new screens are unveiled at the Bluewater cinema.

United Kingdom

Television favourite Louie Spence is set to dazzle Orchard Theatre audiences this month as he takes to the stage for the venue’s traditional pantomime.

The star

“Madcap fun” is on the cards this Christmas for theatregoers in Dartford.

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