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Marianne Weekes.

Gravesend blogger has “amazing” time test driving a BMW

A high profile blogger and mother of two was selected to take part in the Government’s Go Ultra Low campaign, which allowed her to test drive a BMW i3 for six weeks.

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File photo dated 01/01/16 of a carrying party of British troops taking a batch of duck-boards across marshy ground, during the Battle of the Somme. Picture: PA Wire.

Relate: The First World War and its losses

This summer sees the 100 year anniversary of the start of World War One.

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The recovered safe.

Safe recovered near Greenhithe

Kent Police are appealing for information after a safe was recovered.

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Fire crews rushed to the scene

Firefighters tackle blaze near Dartford

Dozens of firefighters were sent to tackle a huge blaze in a field in north Kent this afternoon.

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There was an immediate increase in reports following the revelations about Jimmy Savile. Picture: Chris Ison/PA Wire.

Gravesend’s Family Matters trying to help “massive” number of victims

A charity which helps victims of sexual abuse is expecting more referrals this year from people who have come forward to report historic offences.

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La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Album review: La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Everyone’s favourite bequiffed dance-pop delight is back - and giving it both barrels on this sophomore LP.

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Britpop At The BBC

Album review: Britpop At The BBC

Not a definitive round-up, but a fair stab at summing up the mid-‘90s guitar scene by the Beeb.

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Council Leader Jeremy Kite with Luke Friend, who performed on the day.

In pictures: Dartford Festival 2014

Despite unpredictable weather, the Dartford Festival was a huge success with thousands of excited fesitvalgoers hitting Central Park for the event.

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Win a £50 pre loaded Oyster card and a set of Card Guards

As London buses are now cashless, this is the perfect prize to make sure you’re not stranded in town.

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