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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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Police are appealing for information.

Violent Dartford burglary leaves man with broken jaw

A violent aggravated burglary left a husband and wife needing hospital treatment.

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Appeal after Dartford nightclub assault

Kent Police are appealing for information following a serious assault that occurred in Dartford.

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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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You could be sipping on cider at Rekorderlig's #SpiritofSummer evening.

Win 4 tickets to the Rekorderlig Cider Spirit of Summer evening

Grand Union Brixton have teamed up with Rekorderlig to host the #SpiritofSummer between Thursday 7th and Sunday 10th August.

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