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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.

Business

Friday, April 5, 2019

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

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Staff and customers at Aldi's Dartford store helped raise over £14,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, explains how to use social media to your advantage

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Culture secretary Jeremy Wright explains why local newspapers are so important

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Crime

Friday, May 10, 2019

Kent Police have been told they will get a £1.6million top-up to help tackle serious crime across the county, including Gravesend and Dartford.

A crack cocaine dealer who made internet searches on how to conceal drugs in his body has been jailed for supplying.

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

A lorry driver has been jailed for killing a woman when he crashed into her car on the QE II bridge at Dartford because he was watching a video on his phone.

Vans plastered with the mugshots of men and women wanted in connection with a number of crimes - including burglaries, robberies and violent moped-enabled offences - are set to tour the capital.

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Education

Monday, March 18, 2019

A specialist school for autistic children has been graded as Inadequate by Ofsted with inspectors saying students are not being kept "safe".

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.

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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.

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Children at a Gravesend primary school have the day off today, Monday, July 9, after a ceiling collapsed over the weekend.

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Politics

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.

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

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