Friday, September 20, 2019

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Kent captain Sam Billings believes a third-place finish in this season's Specsavers County Championship Division One could act as a springboard to even greater success and silverware for his underrated side.

Kent will sit down to hold contract talks with their evergreen all-rounder Darren Stevens in the latest twist to the 43-year-old's remarkable career.

Darren Stevens became the second oldest player in history to score a double century and take five wickets in a first-class match when helping Kent to victory at Yorkshire.

Kent completed a record-breaking 433-run victory over Yorkshire at Emerald Headingley which keeps alive their hopes of finishing third in the Specsavers Division One table.


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



Tuesday, August 6, 2019

A drug-driver who was on the school run when he killed a motorcyclist has been jailed for three years and four months.

Police are trying to trace a child who was allegedly punched by a man on a train heading for Gravesend on Thursday, July 25.

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A pair of teenagers who carried out two violent and threatening robberies on newsagent shops in one afternoon have been jailed.

Wanted screens showing police suspects are being set up in a Dartford shopping centre.


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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.

It's that time of year again when many students from across the country are waking up feeling anxious as judgement day has arrived: A-level results day.


Friday, May 3, 2019

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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