Kent County Council’s budget consultation ends on Friday 28 November.  More information can be found at  More background was covered in our article published in October.

A226 London Road, Stone (opposite Brent School) – roadworks are scheduled until Wednesday 26 November.  Two way traffic signals will be in operation and delays are likely according to

Death by Dangerous Driving –

Open Letter to Gareth Johnson, re: NHS –

Dartford MP failing to stand up for local pubs –

Drivers around Dartford face three weeks of disruption as work continues to introduce the new Dart Charge ‘free flow’ system at the crossing –

Freedom of Information reply from Dartford Borough Council  regarding Community Safety Partnership assessment, plan and structure

Northgate invests in Dartford with the launch of a new branch and fifteen new jobs –

Toy Appeal update – ‘Good to hear local businesses are getting involved! Thank you to @WisdomEstates who are collecting at their Dartford office (via @SteveOliverArt)

Tomorrow (Wednesday 26 November) is the last date to see the exhibition by Dartford Arts Network in the Peter Blake Gallery at Dartford Library.

Dartford woman to enter national archery competition –

A Greenhithe man was sentenced to five days in prison after pleading guilty to assault –


Sunday 30 November – Live music: The Strumbums at The Malt Shovel.  ‘Quality musicians playing quality music.  Guitar mastery and flawless harmonies, from Crosby Stills & Nash to Jessie J’.

Tuesday 2 December – Karaoke at The Bull and Vic

Sunday 7 December – Dick Whittington Pantomime at Showcase Bluewater.  ‘For the first time ever, a live performance of a pantomime will be screened in cinemas, via satellite starring Britain’s Got Talent winner Ashleigh & Pudsey’.



Try Angle Awards Update – Jack and Sam’s Stories

Dartford Borough Council Joint Transportation Board Meeting – Tuesday 2nd December

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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