Winter weather advice from Dartford Borough Council – During the winter, weather conditions such as high winds, snow, ice and heavy rainfall can cause problems.  It is good to be prepared and know what to do if the weather takes a turn for the worse.  This page gives contacts and advice regarding: Emergency advice on the Dartford Borough Council website; High winds: Flooding: Ice, snow and cold; and Power cuts.

Lost male brown and white Jack Russell Terrier in Dartford, UK DA1 2QX (Rowan Crescent) –

Willow Ward at Darent Valley Hospital have received an abundance of wonderful donations and visits from many generous businesses, their customers, schools, youth clubs and the general public in the run up to Christmas.  Further details from Darent Valley Hospital

Dartford Civic Centre will be closed from 4pm today for the Christmas holidays.  It will reopen at 8.45am on Monday 29 December. To contact Dartford Borough Council in an emergency (e.g. to report emergency repairs if you’re a Council tenant), call 0845 634 1212 –

Today’s featured Small Business of the Day as featured by Dartford Borough Council is Louise Garner Photography

C.P. Hart opens the doors of its fourteenth showroom on 5 January at Quadrant Court, Crossways.  The showroom will feature the latest cutting edge, contemporary and classic bathrooms, as well as interactive screens to create mood boards and aid product selection.  Further details from

Dog walkers warned after meat and bones discovered dumped at the Enchanted Woodland in Temple Hill –


Saturday 3 January – Norman Browns Charity Night at Dartford Conservative Club.  Music from 1nightonly – supporting Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support.


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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