Gravesham, England Newswire

Gravesham, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Gravesham, England.

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  1. New statistics show upward trend of fatal drug abuse in Bexley and north KentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | News Shopper

    Recent data published by the The Office for National Statistics , shows that between 2006-14 the amount of fatal drug usage in Gravesham increased by 100%. Although Bexley cases showed a decrease in cases involving drug abuse between 2006-11 falling from 14 to 6, the figure has leapfrogged to 11 deaths between 2012-14.

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  2. Electronic Products Network, Gravesend, enters Dartford and Gravesham Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Kent Online

    From being a small start-up in 2012 carrying a catalogue range of 50 products, Electronic Products Network has surpassed its own targets. Having worked hard to build long-lasting business partnerships with some of the industry's biggest distributors and manufacturers, the company in Stone Street, Gravesend primarily focused on selling print and consumables.

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  3. Singlewell Stationery & Print enters Dartford and Gravesham Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Kent Online

    For more than 40 years, Singlewell Stationery & Print Ltd has been supplying and printing commercial and public stationery from its shop in Sun Lane, Gravesend, and Singlewell print department. Manager Claire Taylor said: "We now have an extensive range of greetings cards and giftware available, as well as your everyday stationery needs like inkjet cartridges, paper and envelopes.

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  4. Gravesham council PR manager Graham Cole publishes novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Kent Online

    A former Kent newspaper editor turned council spin doctor has written a new chapter in his career after penning a racy novel about the life of a public relations chief. Gravesham council's communications manager Graham Cole, 62, is used to seeing his name in print having worked as a journalist and editor for more than 30 years but never as an author of a published book.

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  5. Migrant map reveals percentage of non-UK born people living in your areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Kent Online

    The map, released today by the Office for National Statistics, shows that Gravesham has the highest migration levels in Kent with 17% of residents having moved there from other countries. Next is Ashford with 13%, then Dartford and Maidstone, which each have 11%, followed by Medway and Tunbridge Wells with 10%, Thanet with 9%, Canterbury with 7% and Tonbridge and Malling with 5%.

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  6. ABA Commercial Insurance enters Dartford and Gravesham Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Kent Online

    Offering insurance cover for the aviation company that flies the Queen and also premiership football teams to Europe is all in a day's work for ABA Commercial Insurance. Founded by Dalber Samrai in 2005, the Istead Rise insurer offers a 24 hour a day, seven day a week service over the entire UK to clients for shop, office, construction, restaurant and catering, buy to let, liability commercial and residential properties, commercial and manufacturing insurance.

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  7. Kitchens at Cyclopark and Gurdwara Sikh temple in Gravesend receive poor food hygiene ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Kent Online

    The Cyclopark's cafe and the kitchen at Gravesend's Gurdwara are on a list of places slammed by a government hygiene watchdog. The Food Standards Agency published results of Gravesham inspections this summer showing the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara, five restaurants and one pub had its second lowest rating.

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  8. Eight months in prison for serial shoplifter - but fish tank thief escapes jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | News Shopper

    A serial shoplifter has been jailed for eight months, after stealing food and razors worth A 172 from Dartford shops. Michael David McCartney, 23, stole meat and razors from a shop in Hawley Road, an electric razor in Prospect Place, and meat and milk in Esparto Way - on different days in June and July.

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  9. French police believe Vigo teenager Charles-Joseph Coupe may have...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Kent Online

    French investigators believe a teenager who was found dead in the River Seine may have killed himself because of an unsuccessful job interview, an inquest heard. French authorities told his mother, Eve Diakhate, and her partner, Bob Fitton, the former St John's Catholic Comprehensive School pupil took his own life.

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  10. Gravesend & Dartford Muslim Association applies for permission to transform MosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Kent Online

    A Muslim group has submitted plans to revamp a Gravesend mosque by building more space for a wash and funeral room. The Gravesend & Dartford Muslim Association has applied to extend the first floor at the temple in Albion Terrace over fears the building is not fit for purpose.

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  11. Cake Innovation, Northfleet, enters Dartford and Gravesham Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Kent Online

    Coming from a family of cake decorators, Samantha Hamer remembers as a teenager growing up with royal icing cake characters drying in her bedroom. Now fully qualified and certificated with a PME Masters Diploma in sugar paste and flowers and royal icing, Samantha runs the Cake Innovation shop in Lawrance Square, Northfleet, along with business partner Christine McGrath, whose background is from the City.

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  12. Flower Pot, Gravesend, enters the Dartford and Gravesham Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Kent Online

    Operation Stack did not stop florist the Flower Pot from being able to offer fresh daily flowers. The firm just ordered more blooms from other countries and had them flown in to fill the gap.

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  13. Gravesham council offers two hours of free parking on Saturdays for shoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Kent Online

    Shoppers will enjoy two hours of free parking on Saturdays and a pay-by-phone option under a new scheme to boost business. Gravesham council bosses said the approach, which includes a new-two hour tariff on weekdays, will benefit everyone and bring more people into the town centre.

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  14. GCSE results for Gravesham and DartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Kent Online

    She said: "I wasn't expecting these results. I worked hard but I didn't know what I'd get.

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  15. Gravesend and Dartford Costa enter Dartford and Gravesham Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Kent Online

    Goldex Investments Group Ltd in Southfleet is the largest Costa Coffee franchise in the UK trading 46 stores across Essex, Kent, Surrey and Sussex. One of the challenges has been opening stores in areas where chains are not welcome.

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  16. Hair of the Dog, Dartford, enters Dartford and Gravesham Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Kent Online

    Having the motto Love and Kindness Guaranteed for a canine grooming salon probably accounts for the success owner Lorraine Lucas has achieved in the past eight years running Hair of the Dog. Keeping a dog clean is an important part of its welfare.

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  17. Artist Jay Pritchard from Gravesend enters Dartford and Gravesham Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Kent Online

    It can be a slow journey for a portrait artist to get his or her name out there, but after completing more than 100 drawings of famous people, Jay Pritchard says he is becoming very well known. He said he always used to draw, but took it up seriously after encouragement from his late grandfather who spurred him on to keep practicing and to keep at it.

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  18. Dartford Football Club enters Dartford and Gravesham Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Kent Online

    Founded in 1888 by members of the Dartford Working Men's Club to play friendly matches, it wasn't long before they entered cup competitions and reached the final of the Kent Senior Cup in 1894. They were the first non-league football club to reach the third round of the FA Cup two seasons running in 1935 and 1936.

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  19. House prices increase in Kent over recent decades - but some are losers in the property gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Kent Online

    Are you sitting on a gold mine? Or is the value of your bricks and mortar worth LESS than it was nearly 10 years ago? If you're a winner in Kent's snakes and ladders game it might be worth keeping the family home for a little while longer. After all, many Kent homeowners have seen a bigger rise in the value of their homes in recent years than they've had a wage rise! Some areas have actually seen a dip in the amount their property is worth, compared with nearly a decade ago, according to the latest available figures from the Office of National Statistics.

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  20. A-level results revealed for pupils across Gravesham and DartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Kent Online

    This was the first year of results for a combined sixth form for Wilmington Grammar School for Boys and Girls . One pupil, Matthew Baker, 18, got A* in music, B in French and B in German.

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