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Calling panto loving children - here's a chance to be in one.

Though born just across the Kent county border in Haywards Heath, Fred Klaassen's road to first-class cricket in Canterbury has been a long and winding one.

A number of Mini Athletes from Dartford and Gravesham used their special skills to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Police have made an appeal for witnesses to come forward after a new-born baby was left outside the doors of a local hospital - and have pinpointed a particular vehicle type they are interested in.

A man suffered a suspected stab wound as he was drinking with friends outside a Dartford pub.

A county lines drug dealer found with heroin and crack cocaine in Gravesend has been jailed for six years.

The hit musical Annie is coming to Dartford directly from London, for just one week and is likely to sell out quickly.

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

Police are appealing for help to find the mother of a new-born baby left outside the main entrance of Darent Valley Hospital at around 3.15am today, Friday, May 24.

Since storming through X Factor, Little Mix have seen some incredible success and are in massive demand.

Binmen could be dropping off rubbish at council sites 24 hours a day across Kent in a Brexit "worst-case scenario".

Bexleyheath-born road rage killer Kenneth Noye, who murdered a Dartford electrician after a fight on the M25 in 1996, is to be released from prison after a parole board panel concluded he was "suitable for return to the community".

Opening batsman Sean Dickson scored his ninth first-class century to help his side avoid the follow-on as Kent conceded a 145-run first innings lead after being dismissed for 294 in their Specsavers County Championship match with Surrey in Beckenham.

Bexleyheath-born road-rage killer Kenneth Noye, who killed a 21-year-old Dartford electrician in a brutal attack on the M25, will learn this week if he can be released from jail.

A robber who raided a betting shop and terrorised a woman while he waited for a time locked safe to open has been jailed.

Entertainment

Calling panto loving children - here's a chance to be in one.

The hit musical Annie is coming to Dartford directly from London, for just one week and is likely to sell out quickly.

Since storming through X Factor, Little Mix have seen some incredible success and are in massive demand.

The rise and fall of controversial television funnyman Michael Barrymore comes under the microscope of a man who hails the comedian as his childhood hero.

Everyone loves a bit of Abba and while the Swedish hit-makers continue to enjoy their retirement, tribute bands like Abba Forever fill the space.

Few women have had a more powerful stage presence than Tina Turner, and an amazing tribute performer will be bringing her stage presence to town next month.

Thriller fans are clearly in for a treat when director Anthony Banks promises the stage adaptation of The Girl On The Train "is absolutely packed with twists and turns".

We know it's only April, but sorting the panto is a serious matter, and now people have the chance to book up for Peter Pan at The Orchard in Dartford.

His fast-paced slightly awkward delivery of some razor sharp wit should please audiences at the Orchard this month.

United Kingdom

Roll up roll up, everyone loves a circus and Gravesend is playing host to the Santus family's Le Cirque de France tour 2019.

France

Following a very exciting 2018 in which the nation's favourite yellow magic bear Sooty celebrated his 70th birthday, he'll be launching into 2019, joined by Sweep, Soo and his TV pal Richard Cadell, with a new theatre tour.

It was the hit that should never have happened, but Calendar Girls is just that.

London

The world lost the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, last year but her music lives on in the form of Letitia George.

BBC

A beautiful fluke moment in a classroom was the inspiration for one teacher to take up photography and he has enjoyed some amazing success.

South Africa

Rock 'n' roll never dies, it lives on forever in the form of tribute band festivals, and one of the best is arriving at The Woodville.

United Kingdom

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