Gravesham, England Newswire

Gravesham, England Newswire

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  1. Travellers mess sparks anger from people in Gravesham after huge...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Kent Online

    About 20 caravans left the former Esso garage site, near the Gravesend East turn-off, at the weekend after they moved on to the land on Friday, July 17, but have left behind an "appalling mess". It comes weeks after the Messenger revealed taxpayers had been left with a 15,000 bill to clear an illegal camp near the Cyclopark after travellers spent a week nearby last month.

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  2. Laughing gas canisters discovered in Woodlands Park, GravesendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kent Online

    They are used to ingest nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas or hippie crack, inhaled by users through a balloon. But relatives insist the cause of the 18-year-old's death was an undiagnosed heart condition and not related to the substance.

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  3. Put new Thames Crossing east of Gravesend to ease traffic says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Kent Online

    The man due to lead the construction of a garden city in Kent has said he favours building a new Thames Crossing to the east of Gravesend. Robin Cooper, chief executive of the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation, said the option was better than the alternative second bridge at Dartford because it gave transport infrastructure "more resilience".

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  4. NRG Gym, Gravesend, enters the Dartford and Gravesham Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Kent Online

    It's a tough call competing for business in the fitness industry with large groups and boutique gyms expanding on to your doorstep at a greater rate than in the past decade. Launched two and a half years ago, the Gravesend-based NRG GYM is totally community focused and by offering a no fee, no contract membership with extensive opening hours at a reasonable 11.99 per month, has managed to attract a lot of business.

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  5. Teal Energy plant plans for Swanscombe scrapped after land deal with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | News Shopper

    Plans to build a controversial A 100m renewable energy site in Swanscombe have been withdrawn following a move by London Paramount developers to secure the land. A 10-day hearing into proposals by Teal Energy for a renewable power plant in Manor Way was opened on July 21 at the Mercure Great Danes Hotel in Maidstone but adjourned after it was revealed that active negotiations between London Resort Company Holdings and private landowners remained ongoing.

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  6. Gravesham council promise free parking in Gravesend town centre by the end of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Kent Online

    Council chiefs have promised free parking in the town centre by the end of year, as frustrated traders call for change. Business owners in Gravesend believe that ending charges, or at the very least a generous cut in prices, could kick start the town's economy.

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  7. Five roll back the years with their pop hits at Gravesham Riverside FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Kent Online

    Three bad boys with the power rock you stole the show on another great day for the Gravesham Riverside Festival. Of course for many across the country Glastonbury, Reading or concerts at Hyde Park are the summer destinations for live music and a good time.

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  8. Gravesend Borough Market traders happy with move to St George's Centre following temporary closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Kent Online

    Market traders have given their new home the thumbs up after they moved out of Gravesend Borough Market to make way for a 1.8m refurbishment. Stallholders were given the option by Gravesham council to move to the St George's Centre or face finding somewhere else to run their businesses as preparations begin on the year long upgrade which was kick-started by a government lottery grant.

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  9. Got a spare 3million? Marks and Spencer up for sale after a year...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | News Shopper

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  10. Plans for McDonald's drive-thru and 18-pump petrol station to be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Kent Online

    Controversial plans for a McDonald's drive-thru, 18-pump petrol station and a M&S Simply Food store on the site of the former Tollgate Hotel have been approved by Gravesham council. Development plans for the 2.5 acre site just off the A2, at the Gravesend Central turn-off, were opposed by more than 1,700 people, who vented their anger with protests, petitions and letters.

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  11. Plans for homes, offices and gym built on site of former Gravesend...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Kent Online

    One of the town's first cinemas could be demolished to make way for new homes, a gym, shop and offices. The building, on the corner of New Road and Garrick Street, was once the Regal Cinema and then the Gala Bingo hall.

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  12. Campaigners face blow in fight over McDonald's drive-thru built on site of Tollgate Hotel, GravesendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Kent Online

    Campaigners have received a knockout blow in a fight to stop a McDonald's drive-thru, 18-pump petrol station and a M&S Simply Food store being built on the site of the former Tollgate Hotel. The battle between developer BP Oil UK Limited, Gravesham council and Tollgate Services' owner Simon Privett whose petrol station is within a few hundred yards of the proposed one has been going on for two years.

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  13. Inquiry into Teal Energy plans to build a renewable energy plant in Swanscombe adjournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | News Shopper

    Communities Secretary Greg Clark will have the final say on proposals by Teal Energy for a power plant in Manor Way after the application was called in by his predecessor Eric Pickles despite Kent County Council approving the plans in September last year. The 10-day public inquiry was opened yesterday at the Mercure Great Danes Hotel in Maidstone but was adjourned following an appeal from Paramount resort developers.

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  14. Everything you need to know about controversial plans for a renewable energy plant in SwanscombeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | News Shopper

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  15. Park in Huntley Avenue, Northfleet, is given a seal of approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Kent Online

    Petty thieves dug up and stole 350 worth of ground mats from the park in Huntley Avenue, Northfleet just a few days before it was due to be opened on Friday. A knife was also found discarded on the floor.

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  16. London Paramount developers warn Teal Energy's plans for a renewable...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Kent Online

    Paramount resort developers have warned plans to build a 100 million renewable energy plant in Swanscombe could prejudice the planned 3.2 billion theme park, hotels and roads. London Resort Company Holdings has called on Communities Secretary Greg Clark to reject a proposal by Teal Energy to build the plant in Manor Way.

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  17. VIDEO: Gravesend gang accused of 'cruel' urban fox hunting A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | News Shopper

    Elite Venue in Dunkirk Close has reportedly been targeted by the group several times, most recently on Sunday when manager Victoria Gillham called the police. Ms Gillham has since released CCTV footage, which shows a mob of men prowling the venue's grounds with torches and four dogs.

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  18. Kent's first pure vegetarian Indian restaurant, Singh's in Gravesend, has openedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Kent Online

    Singh's in Gravesend serves Indian and Indo-Chinese dishes to the vegetarian community, including the town's large Sikh population. The restaurant on Milton Road, within the soon-to-be regenerated Gravesend Historical Conservation area, is run by husband and wife team Parvinder Singh and Jaspreet Kaur Lalli with their son Harsimran and daughter Simerjeet.

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  19. Tribute to Gunther Pluschow, the only German PoW to escape Britain, at The Three Daws pub, GravesendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Kent Online

    A plaque commemorating the astonishing story of the only German prisoner of war to escape Britain during the First World War has been unveiled at the spot where he made his daring break for freedom. The memorial was unveiled at The Three Daws pub, in Royal Pier Road, on Saturday on a balcony area at the back of the pub overlooking the river.

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  20. Gravesend's Clock tower gets first phase of Heritage Lottery Fund grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Kent Online

    Gravesend's 126-year-old clock tower at the end of Harmer Street, has received initial financial support after Gravesham council applied for a Heritage Lottery Fund grant last year. A lump sum of 4,700 has been awarded to the council so that work can get under way to plan its next application for a full 150,000 grant.

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