Thursday 9th October – Dartford News and Tweets

IN THE NEWS TODAY English Schools Cross Country Championships – Pupils from Dartford Grammar School have been competing today in the preliminary round of this year’s competition.  The Juniors finished 5th overall with Luc Piromalli the best placed DGS runner, finishing in 13th place.  In the Intermediate section, the team finished 3rd. Individually, Henry James […]

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Kent County Council Budget Consultation

In a press release today,  Kent County Council have announced that they are on track to deliver this year’s target savings of another £81m on top of savings of £269m over the last three years, but there are clear indications from government that the squeeze on local government finance will continue until at least 2018, […]

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Friday 10 October – World Mental Health Day

Friday 10 October, is World Mental Health Day and its aim is to raise awareness of mental health concerns around the world and mobilise efforts in support of mental health.  The theme for 2014 is ‘living with schizophrenia’ – a disease that is often misunderstood by many in society.  In the Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley […]

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Wednesday 8th October – Dartford News and Tweets

IN THE NEWS TODAY As you can see from the following tweet, Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner was pleased that Dartford Council had reported feedback that the Kent Police model is being well received by local communities.  Presumably this model is as detailed here on kent.police.uk.  I wonder if all of our local communities feel […]

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Tuesday 7th October – Dartford News and Tweets

IN THE NEWS TODAY Shellbank Lane, Bean – emergency road closure to allow BT to access an underground structure.  The road will be closed between 9am and 5pm up until 11 October – from @SGTownCouncil1 Stone Parish Council have confirmed , that following a meeting yesterday between Councillor John Burrell, Chairman of Stone Parish Council […]

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