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The perfect crime? Can it be done? Can it be done with murder?

A Gravesend primary school has taken to fining parents every time they are late picking up their children from the gate - plus their tardiness could also be referred to social services.

Gravesham Council has named its next chief executive.

The stunning designs of Ebbsfleet Garden City's £55m "education campus" have been officially unveiled for the first time.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a teenager was assaulted in Gravesend.

Business

Friday, January 3, 2020

The Entertainer has announced the return of its Big Toy Rehoming campaign, in partnership with the Salvation Army.

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

Crime

Tue, 09:45

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a teenager was assaulted in Gravesend.

Police in Gravesend are warning people to be aware that fraudsters pretending to be police officers have been operating in the town.

Police are asking residents to review their CCTV after a number of vehicles were damaged in Hamerton Road, Railway Street and Station Road in Northfleet.

A man who sexually attacked a woman walking home in Gravesend has been jailed.

Witnesses to a serious assault at a McDonald's restaurant in Gravesend last night are being encouraged to come forward.

Education

Yesterday, 15:51

A Gravesend primary school has taken to fining parents every time they are late picking up their children from the gate - plus their tardiness could also be referred to social services.

The stunning designs of Ebbsfleet Garden City's £55m "education campus" have been officially unveiled for the first time.

A top professor who made some serious IVF discoveries has given a talk to students at a Dartford school.

Staff and students at Dartford Grammar School are celebrating winning International Baccalaureate School of the Year for the second time.

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.

Politics

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Today the UK heads to the polls for the first December election since 1923 - so please do brave the weather, get out and vote.

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.

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