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Harry Podmore

On a day when young, top-order batsmen shone for their respective clubs, Zak Crawley hit a fluent 56 not out to give Kent the advantage on the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Glamorgan in Canterbury.

The quality of care provided by a Dartford GP surgery has been found to be Inadequate by a Care Quality Commission inspection.

Care Quality Commission

A clubber enraged at being thrown out threatened to kill bouncers before driving his car into a crowded dance floor at a Gravesend nightclub, a court has been told.

Maidstone Crown Court

Kent Police are investigating a report that a man attempted to rob a newsagent in Dartford.

Kent Police

Police have closed three lanes on the Dartford Bridge following a two-vehicle collision which happened at 2.20pm today.

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, 17:38
Maidstone Crown Court

A clubber enraged at being thrown out threatened to kill bouncers before driving his car into a crowded dance floor at a Gravesend nightclub, a court has been told.

Kent Police are investigating a report that a man attempted to rob a newsagent in Dartford.

Kent Police

A Gravesend drug dealer has been ordered to pay back almost £17,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Woolwich Crown Court

Officers investigating an assault in Meopham have charged a man with attempted murder.

Maidstone Crown Court

A woman from Wilmington whose cat became a recent victim of the London cat killer is warning residents to be aware.

London

Education

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
United Kingdom

Thousands of children in Kent could be starting school this month without basic skills such as being able to hold a pencil or go to the toilet by themselves.

County councillors have sent two school expansion plans to the government as an example of how Kent is struggling to reach demand for school places.

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

Kent County Council

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

Politics

Saturday, September 1, 2018

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

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

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