New Cameroon lamb born at Artisan Rare Breeds – story and video from Also coverage from BBC News.

More coverage for @ararebreeds , this time involving a parrot – from

Four car crash near crossing – story from Coverage also from

Nose biting trial put back to 2015 – story from

Further coverage of Ebbsfleet housing and Paramount Park – story from

Update on flytipping in Southfleet - coverage from

Charity money stolen from Wat Tyler – story from

Smart phone app workshop – coverage from

Dartford-based Laing O’Rourke acquires new company – story from insider


EVERYBODY SHOPS CONFERENCE – Department of Business Innovations and Skills

It appears that several members of staff at Dartford Borough Council spoke at this conference today.  The following are a series of selected tweets about the event obtained by following #everybodyshops . Hopefully in due course, Dartford BC will give further details of this event and their presentations.

James Lowman ‏@JMLowman Delighted to be chairing BIS / industry conference today on retail meeting the needs of an ageing population.

Howard Morgan ‏@hbmorgan Tweeting from#everybodyshops “evolving retail experience for changing society” conference at Govt Dept of Business

James Lowman ‏@JMLowman Graham Harris from Dartford Borough Council now talking now talking about the high street retail environment  #everybodyshops

James Lowman ‏@JMLowman  Graham Harris: town centres are not just retail hubs, they are community hubs #everybodyshops

Edward Cooke ‏@BCSCEdCooke Towns stand for community hubs, not retail hubs according to Graham Harris of #dartford council #everybodyshops

Jaya Sabnani ‏@ellandi_jaya Dartford B C MD “Town stand for Community Hubs” #everybodyshops

Shanaaz Carroll ‏@MrsC1967 @ATCMUK member #dartford on aspiration for town and opportunity for #community hubs #greatplaces #everybodyshops

Edward Cooke ‏@BCSCEdCooke Graham Harris, #dartford council MD, sets out his vision for growth in the town inc. ‘innovative funding solutions’ #everybodyshops

Shanaaz Carroll ‏@MrsC1967 Retailers encouraged to become ambassadors for #dartford  #towncentre #everybodyshops #greatplaces @ATCMUK

James Lowman ‏@JMLowman Graham Harris: digital screens will be used on Dartford to help improve shopper experience #everybodyshops

Shanaaz Carroll ‏@MrsC1967 @ATCMUK #everybodyshops #Dartford to create digital community signage model to interact with local ppl #greatplaces

James Lowman ‏@JMLowman  Lewis Kirnon: Dartford BC consults with older people on high street design, service and offer #everybodyshops



KCC Highways @KentHighways (2.40pm) Dartford A225 Princes Road: The traffic lights at the junction of Lowfield Street are all out please approach with caution.Engineer en-route

SaH&H Parish Council @sahpc1 Our bid to clean and recut lettering turned down. Apparently it’s already too clean and lettering mostly OK#nothappy #WW1 #toogoodatourjob

Cllr Av Sandhu MBE @AvtarSandhuMBE As Deputy Mayor going to Budget Review business meeting with speakers from  Hedley Dunk Limited being held at…

At the very well attended Dartford Elders Forum with the Mayor of Dartford Cllr Patsy Thurlow and Escort Denz…

NWK Volunteer Centre @NWKVolCentre NWKVC is looking for roles for corporate volunteers in Dartford & Gravesham. Not-for-profit orgs contact us for info #corporatevolunteers

The Edge D+T School @Edge_Tweets Calling all dartford youth… does anyone have a coat stand we could use for Mary Poppins tommmorrow? Tony and…

Greenwich Morris @squiregmm Dancing out with Dartford Motley and Dacre this Sunday lunchtime at the Ivy Leaf Dartford. Hope the weather is as good as last Sunday.

Dartford FC @dartfordfc Under 14s Player sign for Gillingham Academy | Dartford FC

Richard Wells @RichWDartford The marvellous Heath Ward will be even more marvellous next week thanks to DBC Deep Clean. Get involved!…

S&G Town Council @SGTownCouncil1 Don’t 4get the Police Contact Point @ Greenhithe on 22/3.Your chance 2 discuss issues & share info with local police. ……

S&G Town Council @SGTownCouncil1 Police Surgery @ the Community Cafe, Church Rd from 1pm-2pm on Monday 31st March 2014.

S&G Town Council @SGTownCouncil1 The Town Council would like to welcome the newest addition to the S&G local Police team, PCSO 57751 Steve Howard.…

Stone Cricket Club @StoneCricket PRACTICE! Deep Heat at the ready, first nets session is 11am Sunday @ Wilmington Grammar School for Boys. Newcomers welcome! #cricket #kent

TrappedBetweenTigers @tbtigers We’re playing a show with 48Hours on 4th April at Amar Hall in Dartford with loads of other great bands. Here’s…

Joydens Wood Junior @joydens_jnr Congratulations to all our trampoline finalists! Two individual trophies and six medals!!

Miskin Theatre @MiskinTheatre 1 mile fun run for Sport Relief, well done Miskin Actors!

Compiled by @Andyclark57

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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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