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Fire at Horton Kirby stud farm

News Shopper:

9:27am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A Horton Kirby stud farm went up in flames last night.

Alleged raid in Dartford 'condemned property': Did you see what happened?

News Shopper:

9:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A raid is believed to have taken place in a condemned property in Dartford.

Dartford Council leader speaks out against changes to library

News Shopper: Dartford Library is one of the libraries which would be affected by the proposal

4:04pm Monday 1st September 2014

Dartford Council's leader has spoken out about proposed changes to Central Library.

PICTURED: Police have fun with Dartford shoppers in Bluewater

News Shopper:

3:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

Kent Police joined forces with Bluewater Shopping Centre for a community fun day where officers attempted to break a tractor-tyre flip world record.

Man killed in Perry Street crash named as John Taylor, aged 76

News Shopper:

2:23pm Monday 1st September 2014

A man killed after being hit by a van in Perry Street, Northfleet has been named as 76-year-old John Taylor from Gravesend.

Ebbsfleet station evacuated after fire alarm drama

News Shopper:

11:15am Monday 1st September 2014

A full evacuation of Ebbsfleet station followed a fire alarm yesterday evening - but it was a false alarm.

Help! My puppy chews everything: Expert animal behaviour advice

News Shopper:

10:23am Monday 1st September 2014

My five-month-old puppy has started to chew everything in the house.

Women's vote battle recounted in controversial book by Forest Hill author

News Shopper:

8:49am Monday 1st September 2014

An author from Forest Hill is set to publish a controversial chronicle of how women got the vote.

Pet of the Day: Moana goes undercover

News Shopper:

6:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Adorable Jack Russell Moana has had an eventful three years of life.

Father, son and daughter sentenced after Dartford-bound train attack in front of terrified passengers

News Shopper:

4:05pm Friday 29th August 2014

A father, son and daughter were sentenced today after attacking two people on a Dartford-bound train in front of terrified passengers.

What's on this weekend (August 30 and 31)

News Shopper:

5:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

Vibe's Angie Quinn takes a look at some of the best things to see and do in north Kent and south east London this weekend (August 30 and 31).

Crash causes chaos at the Dartford Crossing

News Shopper:

5:04pm Friday 29th August 2014

An accident on the M25 is causing chaos on the roads around Dartford.

Life-saving lessons offered to New Ash Green residents

News Shopper:

3:49pm Friday 29th August 2014

New Ash Green residents will be learning how to save the life of someone suffering a cardiac arrest.

Man hospitalised with head injury after fall in Dartford

News Shopper:

3:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

A man was flown to hospital after he injured his head and neck in a fall.

Engineering works on railway will affect Dartford, Eltham, Plumstead and Bexley

News Shopper: Changes are set for the 18.23 Southeastern train service between Canon Street and Orpington

1:32pm Friday 29th August 2014

Buses will replace some trains into London this weekend.

Young dancers wanted to join Strictly star in Dartford panto

News Shopper: Craig Revel Horwood

5:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Young dancers are being given the chance to work alongside Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood in pantomime in Dartford this winter.

Parking signs in Crayford 'like Nazi Germany' say residents

News Shopper:

3:08pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A Crayford man has slammed parking signs outside his house as worthy of "Nazi Germany".

Kent police commissioner Ann Barnes criticises PM's gun policy

News Shopper: Top 10 bizarre moments from Meet the Police Commissioner

1:09pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Kent police commissioner Ann Barnes has challenged the Prime Minister on his decision to overturn a rise in gun licensing fees.

Assault suspect rebailed a month after a car mowed down a man in Dartford

News Shopper: Kent Police has arrested three Swanley teenagers over a series of thefts from cars.

11:54am Thursday 28th August 2014

A man has been rebailed following an assault outside of a Dartford nightclub in which a car drove at three men.

Man who masturbated on Dartford train put on sex offenders register

News Shopper:

11:31am Thursday 28th August 2014

A Dartford man who masturbated in front of women and children on a train has been detained in a psychiatric hospital.

Man cut out of car on A2 in Swanscombe after crashing into lorry

News Shopper:

11:16am Thursday 28th August 2014

A crash between a lorry and a car caused traffic chaos on the A2 this morning (August 28).

PICTURES: '100' caravans spotted in field in Crayford as travellers move in

News Shopper:

9:25am Thursday 28th August 2014

'100' caravans have been spotted in a field in Crayford, after travellers pitched up yesterday and more joined them today.

Dartford mayor takes on ice-bucket challenge

News Shopper:

5:03pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

The Mayor of Dartford has taken on the 'ice-bucket challenge' - and has nominated fellow councillors to take part in the online trend.

Pop Idol Gareth Gates headed for Gravesend with Britain's Got Talent winner in tow

News Shopper: Gareth Gates will be playing at Bromley Football club next month.

11:06am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Pop Idol and West End star Gareth Gates is set to take to the stage at The Woodville in Gravesend on September 28.

5 thoughts of the week: Beard nets on the Bake Off, tyres, Twitter and Cliff Richard

News Shopper: Image for Dragon Tyres

8:34am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Each week I will use this space to share my five thoughts of the week – the good, the bad and the ugly.

16 things you MUST see or do this week

News Shopper: Psychic Sally On The Road

7:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Vibe’s picks of what’s on in north Kent and south east London this week.

The Thank Bank: Readers say 'thank you'

News Shopper: Send your messages of gratitude for good deeds done and random acts of kindness to the Thank Bank

7:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

If there is someone you want to express your gratitude to, whether they donated a kidney or opened a door for you, we want to hear about it.

Three-vehicle crash causes queues on M25

News Shopper:

4:36pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A three-vehicle crash is causing chaos on the M25 near Brands Hatch.

UPDATE: Thirteen suspected ilegal immigrants discovered in a lorry at the Dartford Crossing

News Shopper: Dartford Crossing free-flow system contract awarded

12:41pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Thirteen suspected illegal immigrants have been discovered in the back of a lorry at the Dartford Crossing yesterday morning (August 25).

Top 10 Dr Who in south east London and north Kent facts

News Shopper: Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who

1:02pm Thursday 7th August 2014

With the arrival of the new series of Doctor Who just around the corner on August 23, we’ve picked our top 10 bits of south east London and north Kent Dr Who trivia.

What's on this bank holiday weekend (August 22 to 25)

News Shopper:

5:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at some of the best things going on in south east London and north Kent this bank holiday, so you won’t be stuck for things to see and do for the whole family.

Cannon and Ball team up with Su Pollard for Robin Hood comedy in Dartford and Bromley

News Shopper:

5:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Veteran comedy duo Cannon and Ball will team up with Hi-de-Hi star Su Pollard for an outrageous Robin Hood farce in Bromley and Dartford.

'Inappropriate' Facebook friending and offensive online language: Kent Police employees breach social media rules

News Shopper:

4:38pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Thirty-six Kent Police staff have had their knuckles wrapped for Facebook gaffes - including making "inappropriate contact" with victims of crime and making "derogatory comments and using offensive language" online.

Visit the Owletts as National Trust launches the Great British Walk

News Shopper:

4:25pm Friday 22nd August 2014

The National Trust is encouraging people in north Kent to get involved in the Great British Walk.

Will Gala Bingo in Spital Street, Dartford, be turned into a church?

News Shopper:

2:32pm Friday 22nd August 2014

The bingo hall in Dartford could turn into a church after a property consultant advertised it for £3 million.

Gearing up for a big bus celebration in Dartford

News Shopper:

3:23pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Dartford bus garage is gearing up to celebrate the Year of the Bus.

Traditional telling of Puccini's Madama Butterfly in Dartford

News Shopper:

2:03pm Friday 22nd August 2014

An extravagant, traditional telling of Puccini’s opera Madama Butterfly will take over the stage at the Orchard Theatre in late September.

Dartford Council issues medal to commemorate First World War outbreak

News Shopper: Dartford Council leader Jeremy Kite says the bringing in a new owner could be a good thing for the Priory Shopping Centre

4:54pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Dartford Council is issuing a commemorative medal to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Car crash and bust up at Bluewater Shopping Centre

News Shopper: Eltham Hollister worker jailed for stealing £60k from Bluewater store

4:43pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A crash in the Bluewater car park has apparently led to a teenager being punched and kicked by another man.

World’s greatest Elvis tribute to rock Dartford

News Shopper:

4:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Considered to be the best Elvis tribute act in the world, Lee Memphis King leads a fun Rock N Roll Heaven evening at The Orchard Theatre in Dartford on September 22.

Show celebrating Musical Icons set to tour care homes

News Shopper:

3:21pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A one-woman show celebrating some of the greatest musical talent of the past century is set to tour care homes throughout south east London.

Care agency leaks personal details of elderly and vulnerable people

News Shopper:

2:41pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Over 200 people received an email from a Kent care agency containing the personal details of elderly and vulnerable people.

UPDATE: Hit-and-run leaves motorcyclist in hospital with leg injury

News Shopper: Kent Police has charged three men with burglary.

11:53am Thursday 21st August 2014

A hit-and-run happened in Greenhithe last night (August 20) leaving a motorcyclist with a suspected leg injury.

Young girls 'forced to run home' after 'being followed' by men in Brunel Way, Dartford

News Shopper:

8:12am Thursday 21st August 2014

Police are investigating claims that two young girls were followed by men in Dartford.

North Kent Lebanese restaurant launches belly dancing nights

News Shopper:

11:07am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A Lebanese restaurant in north Kent is set to launch regularly belly dancing evenings.

Devastated Bexleyheath mother pleads for help finding late husband's wedding ring

News Shopper:

10:58am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A Bexleyheath woman has been left devastated after losing her late husband's wedding ring just weeks after he died from cancer.

The Thank Bank: Readers say 'thank you'

News Shopper: Send your messages of gratitude for good deeds done and random acts of kindness to the Thank Bank

9:13am Wednesday 20th August 2014

If there is someone you want to express your gratitude to, whether they donated a kidney or opened a door for you, we want to hear about it.

15 things you need to see or do this week

News Shopper: Thirsty? Have a bear in the Meantime

9:01am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Vibe’s picks of what’s on this week in south east London and north Kent over the next week.

TASTE TEST: Which supermarket's scones are the best for a Devonshire cream tea?

News Shopper:

5:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

If you do not have a beach body by this point in the summer, I think it is fair to say you aren’t going to get one.

NSPCC helpline for parents worried about gangs

News Shopper: Police warning over telephone bank card scam

3:35pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A children's charity has launched a helpline service for parents worried their child could become involved with gangs.






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