Headway, a brain injury charity, recently held a sports day at North West Kent College  where members played hockey and slow football – coverage from

Kent County Council Consultation Regarding Community Wardens – The deadline for any responses to this exercise is Sunday 9 November.  For further details of how this may affect residents in Bean, Darenth, Greenhithe, Longfield, New Barn, Stone,  Swanscombe and Temple Hill, please see our article from 29 September.

Four men from Dartford have been sentenced to a total of more than 15 years for conspiring to steal Ford Transit vans and other vehicles – details from

Eli Graham and Justin Nwogu, two of Dartford FC’s U18 players, have been selected in the Kent squad for this Saturday’s FA Youth Cup tie against Huntingdonshire –

Academy result: Gillingham 1 Dartford Whites 4


Friday 14 November – Bluewater’s Christmas Light NightA 30 minute magical, multimedia experience culminating in a spectacular firework display, choreographing lasers, lights, dancing fountains and flames to a soundtrack of musical Christmas favourites’ presented by Toby Anstis.

Sunday 23 November –  Christmas Fair at Wilmington Grammar School for Girls

Sunday 14 December – Dartford Harriers 5k Christmas Dash and Fun Run at Central Park


Wednesday 5th November – Dartford News and Tweets, including round up.  Items included St Albans Road School; Peacocks; Christmas Switch-On; Swanscombe recycling; By-elections

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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