Brent and Littlebrook by-elections – Keith Kelly, a Conservative Councillor representing Greenhithe on Dartford Borough Council has added comments to last night’s post expressing his disappointment that these by-elections have been called so close to the full Borough elections next year.  His full comments can be seen here.

Enough is Enough – It’s Time to Stop Pandering to Tesco – an article from Jonathon Hawkes, a Labour Councillor representing Stone on Dartford Borough Council.

Flooding in Swanscombe today

St Mary the Virgin Church to receive a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund of £111,400 –

New pictures showing how the Dartford Crossing will look after the introduction of Dart Charge have been released today by the Highways Agency – details from

Paramount project put back by nearly a year –

FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round draw – Dartford FC v Burgess Hill Town.  At face value, today’s draw has been kind to Dartford as they have been drawn at home to Burgess Hill Town.  However, their Sussex opponents are currently top of the Ryman Isthmian League Division One South and are at present unbeaten in the league having won 11 and drawn 3 of their 14 games so far.  The game is scheduled to be played on Saturday 25 October.

‘I doubt there’s no finer non-league ground in the country.  It’s a benchmark for modern day stadium development’

Comments about Princes Park and Saturday’s game between Dartford FC and Macclesfield Town from


Wednesday 5 November – Mayor of Dartford’s Charity Fashion Show at Heathfield Hall

Thursday 13 November – Live music: A Higher Demise @royalvicnbull

Sunday 23 November – Wedding Fair at Birchwood Park Golf Centre


Dartford Students Aim To Make A Difference

Dartford Borough Council: Announcement of By-elections in Brent and Littlebrook Wards

Update on the Plight of Dartford and Crayford Seas Scouts Unit

Lidl and Dartford


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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