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Revealed: 10 things men think about when booking a date venue

News Shopper:

3:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Believe it or not, a lot goes through a man’s mind when he considers where to take a date.

Dartford couple terrorised in their beds by masked men with baseball bats

News Shopper: Gravesend car park sexual assault suspect wanted by Kent Police

3:47pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Three balaclava-clad men broke into a Dartford home, tied their victims with cable ties and attacked them with a baseball bat earlier this month.

Peaches Geldof 'was heroin addict' who hid use from her family before death

News Shopper:

11:28am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Peaches Geldof died of an accidental heroin overdose after months of hiding drug use from her loved ones, an inquest in Gravesend has revealed.

5 of the best places to Pick Your Own fruit and vegetables in north Kent and south east London

News Shopper:

10:33am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Making sure you get enough fruit and veg in your diet can be dull, but not when you can get out in the sun and Pick Your Own at a nearby farm.

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

9:45am Wednesday 23rd July 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.

11 things you must see this week (July 23 to 30)

News Shopper:

9:23am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Vibe's picks of what's on this week in south east London and north Kent (July 23 to 30)

Peaches Geldof inquest happening this morning in Gravesend

News Shopper:

9:14am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The full inquest into the death of Peaches Geldof is taking place in Gravesend this morning.

Angry parents protest against Gravesend headteacher, while 25 teachers leave school

News Shopper:

8:44am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Angry parents are protesting over a new headteacher who they say has turned a school into a living "hell" for their children.

Gravesend woman Jane Dale's death was caused by hanging

News Shopper:

11:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A body found in Biggin Hill last week has been formally identified as missing Gravesend woman Jane Dale and a post-mortem examination has revealed her death was caused by hanging.

Interview: TOWIE's Sam Faiers launches lingerie range at Bluewater

News Shopper:

10:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Feeling sexy is as simple as get good-fitting underwear, according to TOWIE star Sam Faiers.

Bexleyheath’s Miss Universe finalist to model lingerie at Bluewater

News Shopper:

9:03am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Bluewater underwear shop has enlisted a Miss Universe finalist to encourage women of all sizes to discover their perfect fit.

PICTURED: North Kent flooding - shops, homes and train station deluged in summer storms

News Shopper:

8:51am Monday 21st July 2014

Shops, homes and the train station have been deluged by summer storms in Gravesend this weekend.

QUIZ: 7 questions to test how well you know your local area

News Shopper:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

So you’ve lived locally for a while and think you‘ve got good knowledge of the area – but do you really?

Victoria’s Secret underwear slasher must repay £5,000

News Shopper:

2:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

A fraudster who slashed more than £5,000 worth of Victoria’s Secret underwear with scissors to collect thousands of pounds in dodgy refunds, must pay compensation for everything she damaged.

PICTURED: BMW takes a plunge into the Thames

News Shopper:

3:22pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A BMW has been spotted in the Thames at Gravesend.

'More rain on the way' says Met Office

News Shopper:

2:49pm Sunday 20th July 2014

The Met Office have warned that more heavy rains and thunderstorms could affect London and South-east England later today.

Friday night lightning: Photos of second storm over SE London and north Kent

News Shopper:

12:50pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A second hot and humid night coupled with another thunderstorm kept many people awake across south-east London and north Kent.

26 incredible photos of lightning storm over London and north Kent

News Shopper:

10:40am Friday 18th July 2014

A lightning storm hit during the early hours, lighting up the night sky and leading to some spectacular pictures.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (July 19 and 20)

News Shopper: Jason Donovan (centre) with his 'Annie Get Your Gun' co-stars Emma Williams and Norman Pace

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn take a look at some of the best places to go and things to do this weekend across south east London and north Kent.

Missing Greenwich teen last seen in Woolwich could be in Kent, Plumstead, Lewisham, Catford

News Shopper:

4:41pm Friday 18th July 2014

Police are appealing for information after a Greenwich 15-year-old boy went missing in Woolwich.

Gravesend man rushed to hospital with burns after lightning sets his house ablaze

News Shopper: Bean lightning

11:51am Friday 18th July 2014

A Gravesend man suffered burns in the early hours of this morning after lightning set his loft on fire.

Absconded prisoner believed to be in Gravesend

News Shopper:

11:24am Friday 18th July 2014

A burglar has absconded from prison and is believed to be in the Gravesend area.

Body found in Biggin Hill is that of missing Gravesend woman Jane Dale

News Shopper:

10:02am Friday 18th July 2014

A body found in Biggin Hill is that of missing Gravesend woman Jane Dale.

Soaring temperatures to hit 30C in south-east London and north Kent

News Shopper: Sunbathing weather on hottest day of year so far

10:46am Thursday 17th July 2014

Soaring temperatures are expected to hit at least 30C in south-east London and north Kent today (July 17).

Northfleet man to appear in court today charged with child sex offences

News Shopper:

9:29am Thursday 17th July 2014

A Northfleet man is due to appear at Maidstone Crown Court this morning charged with child sex offences.

Community order for Gravesend man who made indecent images of children

News Shopper: Northwich Photographic Society

8:42am Thursday 17th July 2014

A Gravesend man has been given a community order after admitting making dozens of indecent images of children.

PICTURED: Sexy lingerie to be launched by TOWIE's Sam Faiers at Bluewater

News Shopper:

7:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

As if soaring temperatures were not enough, former TOWIE star Sam Faiers is set to get people hot under the collar at Bluewater’s Ann Summers on Monday.

Gravesend police looking for man after distraction burglary

News Shopper:

2:16pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Gravesend police would like to talk to this man in connection with a distraction burglary.

South east London and north Kent ballet youngsters picked for major Bromley show

News Shopper:

12:34pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Young ballet dancers from across the News Shopper area have been chosen for a major show in Bromley this summer.

18 things you need to see this week

News Shopper: COMIC CAPERS: Comedian Al Murray brings show to Parr Hall

8:52am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Vibe’s picks of what’s going on in south east London and north Kent this week (July 16 to 23)

UPDATE: Car found on remote country lane in hunt for missing Gravesend woman

News Shopper:

8:18am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Kent Police is appealing for help to find a woman who has been reported as missing from Gravesend.

Head of Higham private school accused of misusing school funds

News Shopper:

2:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

The headteacher of a Higham private school may have nearly quadrupled his own salary and misused school funds, it has emerged.

Man stabbed in 'widescale disturbance' in Gravesend town centre

News Shopper:

12:39pm Monday 14th July 2014

A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed in Gravesend town centre in the early hours of Sunday morning after a "widescale disturbance".

North Kent MPs reveal the importance of their other lives to News Shopper

News Shopper: Adam Holloway

12:29pm Monday 14th July 2014

North Kent MPs have revealed to News Shopper why they enjoy juggling legal and lecturing jobs with their political careers.

Families flock to EllenorLions summer fair in Northfleet

News Shopper:

12:13pm Monday 14th July 2014

Families flocked to the EllenorLions Hospice in Northfleet to soak up the sunshine at the charity’s annual summer fair.

Early plans for Paramount Park released

News Shopper:

11:53am Monday 14th July 2014

Early plans for the proposed Paramount Park resort in the Swanscombe Peninsula have been met with delight by local residents.

Greenhithe Community Centre celebrates refurbishment with relaunch event

News Shopper:

11:01am Monday 14th July 2014

Greenhithe Community Centre celebrated its refurbishment with a special relaunch event.

What's on this weekend (July 12 and 13) in south east London and north Kent

News Shopper: Picture: PA Photo

5:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

Vibe picks out the best things to see and do in south east London and north Kent this weekend.

Victim's warning after Deptford minicab rapist is jailed for 11 years

News Shopper:

2:37pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A woman has warned about the dangers of unlicensed minicabs after her "abhorrent" Deptford rapist was jailed for 11 years today.

Worst Photos Competition: The most terrible or embarrassing picture wins a prize

News Shopper:

12:40pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Have you ever snapped a terrible picture or is there an image of yourself you’re ashamed of? One of these sins against photography could win you a prize.

Public sector workers strike across News Shopper's patch

News Shopper:

11:40am Thursday 10th July 2014

Schools across News Shopper’s patch are closed or disrupted today as teachers join other public sector workers for a national strike.

Slow traffic on A2 near Northfleet due to surface water

News Shopper:

8:34am Thursday 10th July 2014

There is slow traffic on the A2 near Northfleet this morning due to surface water on the road.

Cobham school welcomes back famous former pupil for prize giving

News Shopper:

5:45pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A Cobham girl’s school celebrated its end of year prize giving with a visit from a famous journalist and former pupil.

Gravesend mugger jailed for two years

News Shopper:

2:24pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A Longfield man has been jailed after he robbed a man in Gravesend.

PICTURED: 'I think anyone could do it' Meopham body painter's amazing art

News Shopper:

10:33am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Not many people can claim to have given Sir Richard Branson a bloody nose and black eye, but this mum-of-three from Meopham can.

Firefighters set to strike tomorrow

News Shopper:

9:41am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Firefighters will strike tomorrow (July 9) over a dispute with the government over pensions.

18 things you must see this week

News Shopper: Leefest 2010 and Leefest 2011.

8:52am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Vibe’s picks of what to see and do next week (July 9 to 16) across south east London and north Kent.

PICTURED: Revellers march into Greenhithe for Armed Forces Day

News Shopper:

5:29pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Troops of residents marched into Greenhithe over the weekend to celebrate Greenhithe and Swanscombe Royal British Legion's (RBL) Armed Forces Day.

Tributes to Gravesend drummer killed by falling telegraph pole

News Shopper:

1:47pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Tributes have been paid online to a beloved Gravesend drummer who was killed after being hit by a telegraph pole on Kingsnorth Industrial Estate in Hoo.

Man 'stabbed' in Gravesend assault

News Shopper:

9:44am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A man was reportedly stabbed in an assault in Gravesend town centre last night.






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