Dartford Library – Last week we reported that Councillor Kite had handed in a petition to Kent County Council, signed by 991 residents of Dartford petitioning against the proposed changes to Dartford Central Library.  North Kent Independent Advocacy Scheme, a not for profit company, supporting advocacy for learning disabilities / self advocacy support / easy read documents and training have posted on their Facebook page an article referring their views on the proposals.

Dartford Stone Lodge Bowls Club in Cotton Lane are inviting people to come and try the game of Bowls for free between 10am and 2pm on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 September; also on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October.  Anybody interested can just turn up on the day.

Edwardes Bros, an Electrical Wholesalers based in Watling Street, Dartford are currently hosting a competition for students studying electrical related courses.  The prize will be the Professional Premium Electricians Tool Kit, which has everything an Electrician could need from entry level, to the most experienced Electrical Engineers.  For further details of how to enter this competition, please visit

Following yesterday’s news from the Office of National Statistics that Dartford is one of the least happy places in the UK, Mike Harrison gives his reaction in an article ‘Making Dartford Smiles Better’.  You may be interested in re-reading Mike’s poem previously published here in February ‘Dartford Matters To Us

Man charged after ‘disturbance’ in Dunlop Close –


Compiled by @Andyclark57

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Andy Clark is retired after a long career at Lloyds Register and subsequently the Civil Service. He has lived in Dartford for his entire life.

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