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Brent Ward by-election result – dartford.gov.uk

Rosanna Marina Currans (Local Conservatives) 579 votes (44.64%)

Mark Andrew Maddison (Labour Party) 402 votes (30.99%)

Shan-E-Din Choycha (UKIP) 316 votes (24.36%)

Littlebrook Ward by-election result – dartford.gov.uk

Daisy Page (Labour Party) 358 votes (47.73%)

Sonia Keane (UKIP) 220 votes (29.93%)

Calvin Samuel McLean (Local Conservatives) )172 votes (22.93%)

B255 Bean Lane – Starting on Saturday 15 November and running until 4 January 2015, there will be a lane closure on exit from the Bluewater roundabout as part of the traffic management scheme for Bluewater Shopping Centre over the Christmas period – roadworks.org

The Royal Oak, Bean – In view of the interest expressed by residents regarding earlier proposed development of The Royal Oak site, Bean Parish Council have agreed that, in view of that interest and the importance of the site to the community, it would be appropriate to highlight the submission of the latest Application submitted to Dartford Borough Council.  The plans and supporting documentation can be accessed by accessing the ‘Simple Search’ page of the Borough Council’s Planning portal and typing either ‘14/01469/COU‘ or ‘The Royal Oak’ in the ‘Search’ box (described as ‘change of use and conversion of existing public house to four bedroom detached dwelling and erection of a detached four bedroom dwelling with ancillary parking and bin storage’) – Bean Parish Council

September 2015 primary school place applications are now open.  They close at midnight on 15 January – details from kent.gov.uk

Dartford Sea Cadets given grant by Dartford Council – kentonline.co.uk

Woman arrested after suspected brothel in Greenhithe is raided – newsshopper.co.uk

Dartford grandfather, was killed after ‘suddenly stepping out’ in front of a car in Park Road – newsshopper.co.uk

ADDED TO EVENTS CALENDAR

Monday 17 November – Friends of Beacon Wood Annual General Meeting at Bean Youth and Community Centre

Saturday 29 November – Karaoke Night at The Papermakers Arms

PUBLISHED EARLIER

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Editorial: Brent and Littlebrook By-election Results (including added comment)

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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