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A maiden first-class hundred from Surrey's Will Jacks and a four-wicket haul by Kent debutant Wiaan Mulder made for three contrasting sessions as these Division One neighbours tussled for supremacy on the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship clash in Beckenham.

Visitors to Gravesham's car parks will need to use the RingGo cashless parking service from today, Monday, May 20.

Prolonged Kentish resistance eventually counted for little as Yorkshire's persistent attack mopped up the seven wickets required to secure a 172-run Specsavers County Championship win over at Canterbury.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision on the A2 near Dartford last night.

Former England batsman Gary Ballance dominated centre stage for almost six-and-a-half hours to put Yorkshire in total control of their Specsavers County Championship match with Kent in Canterbury.

At least 25per cent of the population need to have their second dose of measles vaccination, according to health experts.

Kent youngster Ollie Robinson admitted it felt 'really good' to register back-to-back centuries after helping his side earn a first innings lead over Yorkshire.

Gary Ballance posted Yorkshire's first half-century of the game to keep his side in contention against a Kent side buoyed by a second Specsavers County Championship century of the season by rookie keeper-batsman Ollie Robinson.

A dangerous driver who caused life-changing injuries to another motorist when they collided head-on has been jailed.

An engaging and hard-fought opening day to this 204th first-class battle between Kent and Yorkshire ended with the hosts edging proceedings courtesy of a gritty, unbeaten half-century from Zak Crawley.

This week is Journalism Matters week - the News Media Assocation's new campaign to promote news media journalism. Here NMA chairman David Dinsmore calls for the benefits of journalism to society to be properly acknowledged.

A refuge for young women has opened in Gravesend thanks to a major grant.

Motorists on the A2 are being warned to expect long delays after a serious incident which happened near Gravesend.

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.

Police have released images of a man they wish to speak with following a violent robbery in Dartford.

Entertainment

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

The Woodville pantomime, Peter Pan, smashed the panto box office figures over Christmas selling more than 18,000 tickets, which also helped to raise thousands of pounds for charities.

Mandy Hare

It was the film that put disco firmly on the map, and now a musical version of Saturday Night Fever arrives in Dartford.

Bill Kenwright

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

Donald Trump

A theatre is putting on the Calendar Girls musical - so of course all the staff have decided to completely strip off and make their own charity calendar.

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