Following stage one of the consultation on the Paramount project, feedback has now been published – details from

Dartford Grammar School’s newsletter for September is packed full of information about what has been happening at and about the school

Dartford 1 Macclesfield Town 1 – Conference Premier Division.  Ryan Hayes looked to have earned the Darts all three points when he opened the scoring with just five minutes to play.  Unfortunately the visitors levelled the score almost immediately.  Full match report from

On Monday, the draw for the 4th Qualifying Round for the FA Cup will be made and this is the stage at which Dartford FC enter the competition.  The FA Cup is still regional at this stage so there will be two draws featuring the North and South sections.  The draw can be heard live on Colin Murray’s talkSPORT show from 10am with the draw coming on after 10.30am.  Fans can tune in online at and 1089 AM – information from

Dartford Valley 0 Brockelians 32 – Kent League Division 2


Darenth Parish Council

Residents of Darenth will be shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden and untimely passing of Parish Councillor Ralph Gutteridge.  On behalf of all residents condolences are sent to Iris and family on their sad loss.

Notes of the September 2014 Meeting of the Council.

Southfleet Parish Council

There are some allotment plots available to rent for residents of Southfleet Parish – more information here

Wilmington Parish Council

Notes from the October 2014 Meeting of the Parish Council.


High impact and likely to cause delays (from

A206 Bob Dunn Way (17-21 Oct) – lane closure

Temple Hill (12 Oct) – stop/go boards

West Hill (12 Oct) – stop/go boards

B2174/A296 Princes Road (until 14 Oct) – two way signals

A225/A226 Lowfield Street (14-16 Oct) – two way signals

Oakfield Lane (13-15 Oct) – stop/go boards

B2500 Watling Street (until 14 Oct) – two way signals

Princes Road – east (until 13 Oct) – lane closure

B255 Bean Road (until 20 Oct) – road closure

A226 London Road, Greenhithe and Swanscombe (until 22 Oct) – two way signals

B260 Green Street Green Road (17-21 Oct) – multi way signals


15 October – Consultation on Temple Hill Council Housing – Temple Hill Community Centre

15 October – Post 16 Open Evening at The Leigh UTC

31 October – Halloween Freak Show – Bull and Vic


In addition to the daily News and Tweets updates, there have been features and editorials published here this week.  As a recap, I have included links to some of these below:-

Featured local business: Orchards Centre Florists

The Bowmen of Darenteford Archery Club

Tonight’s General Assembly of Council Meeting and Lowfield Street update

7th October in Dartford’s History: Another RAF casualty in the Battle of Britain

One Year On: Compulsory Purchase Order – Labour Choose Parliamentary Candidate for Dartford

BBC Documentary Makers Seeks Young, Unemployed People in the Dartford Area

Task Group on Town Centre Improvements, Including Editorial Comment

Kent County Council Budget Consultation

Temple Hill, Dartford – Proposed New Council Housing To Be Built


Compiled by @Andyclark57


About the author

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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