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Yesterday, 16:14

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

Business

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Labour Party

Senior editors from across the regional newspaper industry have joined forces to urge MPs to vote against press freedom curbs in the Data Protection Bill today.

Northfleet and Gravesend Cllr Dr Lauren Sullivan has said that Kent County Council “can still do more” to fix its gender pay gap after it was revealed to be paying female employees less than male ones.

Kent County Council

Four decades ago, Leo’s The Red Lion pub in Crete Hall Road, Gravesend - which according to owner Terry Lee, would look more fitting in the middle of Camden - began showing live music, and Terry looks back at the last 40 years with pride, as he plans to continue catering for some of the biggest acts and their fans.

Four men responsible for the theft of gold and jewellery from a vault in Hatton Garden - including one man from Dartford - have been ordered to pay back more than £6 million or each serve an extra seven years in jail.

Brian Reader

A young woman from Gravesend has created a booklet encouraging people to talk about their mental health with someone they feel comfortable with.

Swale

Crime

Yesterday, 09:29
Maidstone Crown Court

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.

Armed robbers who stole money from a convenience store in Dartford have been jailed after a beer bottle left at the scene revealed the fingerprints of one of them.

Woolwich Crown Court

Kent Police officers investigating the supply of drugs in Dartford have charged a man with five offences.

Crown Prosecution Service

An Ebbsfleet teacher has been banned from teaching indefinitely after telling a woman he wanted to sleep with that he had had sex with seven of his students.

A man who climbed onto the roof of a children’s nursery in Swanley has been charged with causing criminal damage.

Kent Police

Education

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Kent County Council

Singlewell Primary School is remaining closed all this week after a major collapse of a ceiling.

Children at a Gravesend primary school have the day off today, Monday, July 9, after a ceiling collapsed over the weekend.

Kent County Council

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

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls

The donation was made to coincide with National Tree Week

Cherry Orchard

Mr Moaby is currently headteacher at Whitehill Primary School

Gravesend Grammar School

Politics

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Tomorrow is May 3, when voters across London will be casting their ballots in local elections.

Kent County Council is set to raise the minimum hourly wage for its workers to £8.10 from April.

Council taxpayers in Kent could be hit by a 4.99per cent increase in their bills from April, Kent County Council announced today.

County Hall has defended the decision, insisting it is legal, ethical and generates a good return

Admissions for the reception class are already open

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