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The Kent Association of Local Councils, known as KALC, has launched its seventh Community Awards Scheme.

A giant comic-book artwork created by Gravesend teens has been unveiled.

Hundreds of people turned out for a Gravesham Remembrance Day service on Sunday.

Two blocks of flats will be built in Dartford town centre despite the developer providing less than 10 per cent of affordable accommodation.

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

Business

Monday, September 16, 2019

From small beginnings using eBay, a Gravesend entrepreneur has turned her hobby into a booming business attracting a host of celebrities to her swimsuit ranges.

A major car dealer is celebrating its 20th anniversary by introducing a system that promises a "hassle-free" way to sample a new car from a customer's own doorstep.

A Northfleet fish and chip shop is going vegan - at least for two days a week as the boss tests the water.

Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, says businesses need to understand their website visitors and be able to act quickly when they spot interest

Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, explains why all businesses need their own website

Jamie Brown

Crime

Friday, November 8, 2019

A taxi driver from New Ash Green who murdered his former partner Sarah Wellgreen and then hid her body has been jailed for life.

The former lover of missing mother-of-five Sarah Wellgreen has been found guilty of her murder, more than a year after she was last seen alive.

Three county lines drug dealers, including two from Gravesend, have been locked up.

Thunderstorms, heavy rain and flash flooding is expected to bring travel disruption across London today (Monday, October 14).

A man accused of murdering his missing ex-partner asked for his phone back from police just moments after "reluctantly" handing it over, a court has heard.

Education

Saturday, November 2, 2019

The head of the new Ebbsfleet Green Primary School says her innovative teaching style involves real world projects for the children to better prepare them for the future.

Dartford's newest secondary school opened its doors to 120 Year 7 students last week.

The GCSE results are out, and nationally show a slight upturn in success, a trend also reflected locally.

Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered - so here's our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.

Students across the region have finally opened their A-levels exam results and are taking in just how well or badly they have done.

Politics

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The country is on course for its first December general election since 1923 after MPs in Westminster backed plans to go to the polls on December 12 at the Houses of Parliament yesterday.

Labour swept to power in Gravesham today - historically an important bellwether seat for general elections - as the Conservative Party suffered further embarrassment at the polls.

Crossrail will not open before December 2020, the company behind the infrastructure project has confirmed.

A Labour councillor has stood down as a Kent County Councillor for Gravesend after more than 12 years to focus on his role as an MP for a town 60 miles away.

Councillors claim more people in Kent will feel the effects of climate change if the demands from central government to build "huge numbers" of homes are met.

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