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Sue Proctor led the investigation into Jimmy Savile’s victims

New panel set up to investigate sex and drug abuse claims at Gravesend children's home

Latest news, traffic and weather from SE London and north Kent

News, traffic and weather from south-east London and north Kent, February 12

Many pubs in the Gravesend area have closed down

PICTURE GALLERY: 68 lost pubs of Gravesend and surrounding area - how many do you remember?

Sections of the coastbound A2 to be resurfaced

TRAFFIC WARNING: Parts of A2 closed over next four weeks for repairs

Picture: Rosemarie Salter

MORE PICTURES: Thames Estuary floods as 'astronomical' high tides hit Kent and south east London

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Free open day for new arts academy Wednesday, February 24

EastEnders actor wants Gravesend's youngsters to become stars with second academy opening

Chief Constable Alan Pughsley of Kent Police - head of Kent's 'outstanding' force

POLL: Kent Police rated 'outstanding' among 43 other forces

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West Kingsdown pensioner has been charged with blackmail

West Kingsdown pensioner charged with blackmail over bank incident

An adorable little celebrator

PICTURED: Gravesend enters the Year of the Monkey with colourful Chinese celebrations

2,748 unaccompanied young asylum seekers have been sent back to Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Libya and Syria over the past nine years

POLL: More than 2,500 teens deported after hitting 18

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Rachel Devine with Evie (middle) and Teddy (right)

'I felt like a failure': Greenhithe mum to help others suffering from postnatal depression

Fiona Barke, 35, claims her son was put in detention for missing work he never received

Dartford mum outraged after 13-year-old son left in isolation at Ebbsfleet Academy

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In the 24-hour walkout Junior doctors are providing emergency care only (c.) @SaveLewishamAE

South East London and north Kent doctors on second wave of strikes

The lifeboat was called to people stuck in the mud in Gravesend. Picture: RNLI

Three people rescued from mud in Gravesend

Lifeboat called out to 'vulnerable missing person' in Imperial Wharf, Gravesend

Lifeboat called out to 'vulnerable missing person' in Imperial Wharf, Gravesend

Police hunt suspect after alleged hammer attack in Greenhithe

Police hunt suspect after alleged hammer attack in Greenhithe

Latest news, traffic and weather for south-east London and north Kent

News, traffic and weather for south-east London and north Kent, February 9

February 17 is Pancake Day: How many will you be eating?

14 fun facts about Pancake Day and why we go flippin' crazy for Shrove Tuesday

Bill's at Bluewater

Five of the best places to get pancakes in south east London and north Kent

'I am going to be scarred for life from those three minutes of having a face mask on'

Swanscombe teen 'scarred for life' after severe reaction to chocolate face mask

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The man had escaped from police custody at Darent Valley Hospital

Absconder found hiding in the bushes near Darent Valley

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You know his name - Jason Bourne

See the first trailer for Croydon-shot Jason Bourne, directed by Gravesend and Cheam’s Paul Greengrass

Expect travel disruption on trains and roads as strong winds from Storm Imogen batter London and Kent

Expect travel disruption on trains and roads as strong winds from Storm Imogen batter London and Kent

Gung-Ho! creator and CBeebies presenter Alex Winters on the Thriller slide

Britain's biggest obstacle course, inspired by Total Wipeout, comes to Brands Hatch

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The new Poundland, in Imperial Retail Park

Second Gravesend Poundland opens short stroll away from Thamesgate store

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Picture: Gravesend RNLI

Gravesend lifeboat called to vessel fire near Thames Gateway

Kent to enjoy all night street lighting once again?

Kent to enjoy all night street lighting once again?

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Cloudy day with brisk or strong southwesterly winds

Clouds clouds and more clouds for London and north Kent

The News Shopper blog, for all your news needs

News, traffic and weather for south-east London and north Kent, February 5

Tia Addison has been missing from her Gravesend home since Tuesday (February 2)

UPDATE: 14-year-old girl, missing from Gravesend, found

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Northfleet lorry driver charged with dangerous driving after 13-vehicle pile-up

Northfleet lorry driver charged with dangerous driving after 13-vehicle pile-up

Heavy traffic is building on the A2 in Gravesend this morning (February 4)

Van crash causing heavy traffic on A2 in Gravesend

All the latest news, traffic and weather from SE London and N Kent

Latest news, traffic and weather from south-east London and north Kent, February 4

A child enjoying the outdoors at one of the Wide Horizons centres

New Year's Resolution fail? Get fit for children's adventure charity Wide Horizons Nightline walk

Travis Smith, 24, of no fixed address, denies murder

Gravesend murder trial: Travis Smith denies strangling cousin to death with ‘vice like grip’ and dumping his body in bath

The candles were spotted on Asda's shelves, and advertised Morrisons. Picture: Rob Bradley

'Help, go to Morrisons': Asda responds after candles encourage shoppers to ditch Asda for rival supermarket

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KPCC Ann Barnes proposed the council tax precept

North Kent residents to pay £5 council tax hike for police

Wind and rain to clear leaving sunny skies for south east London and north Kent

Wind and rain to clear leaving sunny skies for south east London and north Kent

The scene where a woman has died after a flat fire in Ifield Way, Gravesend

UPDATE: Woman dies in Gravesend care home flat fire

Dexter the Patterdale terrier was a rescue dog at Battersea Brands Hatch

'Hero' dog Dexter saves owner's life after severe allergic reaction

Picture: solarpix.com

'It makes my blood run cold to think Brenda was buried under the patio while I was with Nigel Jackson'

A member of staff holds a hairdressing mannequin among the lost property items

From a prosthetic leg to £15K cash: The bizarre items left on London’s travel network

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Travis John Smith will stand trial, accused of murder

Trial of man accused of murdering his cousin in Gravesend to start today

Congestion this morning on the A2 London bound after a crash.

TRAFFIC: Queues on A2 London bound after motorbike crash

Man taken to hospital after suspected medical episode on Greenhithe roadside

UPDATE: Man fighting for his life in hospital after CPR from good Samaritan, 22, on Greenhithe roadside

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Nigel Jackson was jailed for 25 years. Picture: solarpix.com

Former Gravesend taxi driver who bludgeoned wife to death and buried her with pets jailed for 25 years

The 23-year-old victim was stabbed in Chipperfield Road. Picture: NS Martin

Greenhithe man, 23, denies attempted murder after St Paul's Cray stabbing

Warm and windy weekend on the way for south east London and north Kent

Warm and windy weekend on the way for south east London and north Kent

More than 20 Southeastern trains into London were cancelled or delayed during the Thursday morning rush hour (Stock photo)

UPDATE: Under-fire Southeastern hits out at Network Rail after rush-hour trains disruption

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Picture: Google Maps

Gravesend New Inn pub closed down after breach of licence and suspected cocaine use

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