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Detectives remain at the scene of an incident in Gravesend where 13 people were injured by a car.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a car drove into a Gravesend nightclub injuring several people.

Serious Collision Investigation Unit

Snow returned to Gravesend and Dartford today as forecasters upgraded the warning to amber with heavy showers predicted.

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A falcon has been reunited with its owner after a trespasser broke into its rescue site and cut loose several birds.

A local scout group is the latest organisation to benefit from Kent Police Property Fund, a police initiative which raises money by selling items that have been seized during operations.

Gravesham taxi drivers are swapping traditional licensing methods in favour of digital services.

Samir Jassal

Two local carers have been recognised for exceptional work and support they provide to elderly and vulnerable people across the district.


Menopause the Musical, starring Eastenders favourite Cheryl Fergison (Heather Trott), will be coming to Dartford.

Ticket Office

A Dartford mum-of-three has been named Most Inspirational Volunteer at the National Autistic Society’s (NAS) annual awards.

Mandy Garford

Lee Mead is celebrating - it’s 10 years since the BBC One Holby City star won the coveted starring role of Joseph in the 2007 stage revival - an event that catapulted him into the public eye.


An accident near the QE2 bridge this morning involving two lorries and a car transporter has caused heavy traffic in the surrounding areas.

Angela Jean Young, a Gravesend-born author, has published a new historical novel, centred around the sinking of the Thames paddle steamer SS Princess Alice, a tragedy which this month will see its 140th anniversary.

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Three one-bedroom council-owned bungalows will be available to rent later this year, in conjunction with the council’s Holding Hands scheme, for those tenants wishing to downsize.

Anthony Pritchard

A man who forced a bus to stop in Gravesend, jumped on board and kidnapped one of its passengers, has been jailed for two years.

Maidstone Crown Court


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?


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.

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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.

A children’s novelist popped into a school to chat about her popular detective books.

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls

From the Top features classic swing songs


The prints can be seen at Bluewater Shopping Centre and Tunbridge Wells

Peter Gilby

The Maidstone rock festival is now in its 4th year

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The celebration of heritage cars and buses is returning next year

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