Gravesham, England Newswire

Gravesham, England Newswire

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  1. A 500 reward for identifying 'mindless vandals' of Grade II listed buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News Shopper

    Staff at the Gravesend Old Town Hall are offering a A 500 reward for people with information about "mindless vandalism" on the Grade II listed building. The black scribbles appeared between 4pm on Saturday and 10am on Sunday, and an appeal has been launched to find those responsible.

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  2. Youngsters warm up for Wimbledon at Gravesham Tennis ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Kent Online

    With just two days to go before the start of the world's greatest tennis tournament these youngsters were hitting some of their first volleys on Saturday at the club in Milton Road, Gravesend. Wimbledon gets under way today , with number 3 seed Andy Murray due to take on Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan on Tuesday.

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  3. 'The outlook is positive' - unemployment down 33% in Dartford and Swanley, and 26% in GravesendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News Shopper

    Unemployment is down "across the board" in north Kent, by 33 per cent in Dartford and Swanley, and 26 per cent in Gravesham. New figures were released by Job Centre Plus, and relate to the amount of people claiming unemployment benefits such as jobseeker's allowance.

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  4. Relief as target set for Gravesham crematorium work to begin in ChalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Kent Online

    Developers Mercia Crematoria and The London Cremation Company will begin construction at the 27-acre site in Chalk and hope to open next summer. There will also be a car park of 58 spaces close to the crematorium and overflow parking for a further 48 vehicles.

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  5. Edoardo Matarazzo, owner of the Discount Tile & Stone Warehouse...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Kent Online

    Taking on an apprentice to manage online sales has been the success the Discount Tile & Stone Warehouse had been looking for and has led to a full time post. It's the latest entry in the Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards which showcases the area's best companies then celebrates the most successful and innovative in a glittering awards ceremony later in the year.

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  6. Lottery funding worth A 150,000 for Gravesend's clock tower to be revealed at end of monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Kent Online

    The clock tower has been standing in a sorry state off Harmer Street for years and has become a magnet for street drinkers. Its stonework is crumbling and there is graffiti across the plinth, all of which blights a handsome landmark in the town centre and an important heritage icon.

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  7. Darren Crossgill given 12 life sentences goes on day release crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Daily Mail

    Violent robber given 12 life sentences in 2003 goes on crime spree of robberies and carjacking after being let out on day release Darren Crossgill, 39, was allowed out of prison on day release in 2013 despite serving 12 life sentences, and went straight on a crime spree A thug serving 12 life sentences for a string of robberies went on another violent crime spree after being given day release from prison to 'reintegrate him into society'. Darren Crossgill, 39, was handed the life sentences in 2003 after admitting attacking taxi drivers and newsagents with knives, wheel clamps, bricks and lumps of wood.

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  8. Gravesham councillor John Loughlin challenges disgruntled residents...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Kent Online

    A councillor has challenged disgruntled residents to put their money where their mouths are in a row about parking permits to free up clogged streets in Gravesend. Cllr John Loughlin took exception to the criticism of council officers during an exchange to discuss introducing a residents parking scheme in Rural Vale, Mill Road and Gordon Road.

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  9. Decision to see 500 homes built at Springhead as part of Ebbsfleet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Kent Online

    A major first part of the Ebbsfleet garden city project has hit a hurdle with councillors delaying giving planning permission. A decision on the plan for 500 homes at Springhead Quarter, at the Northfleet end of the site, has been delayed by Gravesham council's planners, amid worries over affordable housing, open green space and transport infrastructure.

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  10. Fly the Flag ceremony in Community Square, Gravesend, to commemorate armed servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Kent Online

    A service to pay tribute to the servicemen and women in the armed forces will take place at Gravesend's Community Square. Members of the public are invited to come and show their support at the commemorative gathering, which starts at 12.30pm on Monday.

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  11. Concerns raised after A 50,000 given by Gravesham council to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Kent Online

    Concerns have been raised over a decision to hand 50,000 to a teenage councillor to spend on the "youth of Gravesham". Jordan Meade was only 19 when he was elected as the borough's youngest member and within weeks the Tory was handed the budget and given the role of "young person's champion".

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  12. Chalk residents tackle litter louts with community clean up effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | News Shopper

    A community in Gravesend came together for a litter pick on Friday to tackle the increasing amount of rubbish being dumped in the village of Chalk. Residents young and old clubbed together to collect 11 bags of rubbish and six bags of recycling in under an hour.

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  13. Gravesend Borough Market trader Sarah Cooke moves her second hand...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Kent Online

    Business bosses have praised an entrepreneur after she moved to her premises in The Hive following the closure of Gravesend's historic market. Market trader Sarah Cooke opened her second hand furniture shop Home and Vision in Northfleet yesterday after just 19 months running her stall.

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  14. Developers given approval to build 400 homes on agricultural land off ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Kent Online

    A project that will see 400 homes built on agricultural land has been giving planning approval, despite the developers being described as "abhorrent". The site at Coldharbour Road in Gravesend, will see mostly two-storey homes built with 120 designated as affordable housing.

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  15. 'It's scandalous' - Gravesend traders slam market closure ahead of year-long A 1.8 million revampRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | News Shopper

    Mixed emotions met customers at Gravesend Borough Market as traders dismantled their stalls - for some marking a move to new premises and others their last day of life as a market trader. The market will close as part of a A 1.8 million regeneration of the town's Heritage Quarter, using funds secured from the Coastal Communities Fund and A 20,000 of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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  16. 'It's scandalous' - Gravesend traders slam market closure ahead of year-long 1.8 million revampRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | News Shopper

    'It's scandalous' - Gravesend traders slam market closure ahead of year-long A 1.8 million revamp Mixed emotions met customers at Gravesend Borough Market as traders dismantled their stalls - for some marking a move to new premises and others their last day of life as a market trader. The market will close as part of a A 1.8 million regeneration of the town's Heritage Quarter, using funds secured from the Coastal Communities Fund and A 20,000 of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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  17. 'It's scandalous' - Gravesend Market closes for final timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | News Shopper

    Mixed emotions met customers at Gravesend Borough Market as traders dismantled their stalls - for some marking a move to new premises and others their last day of life as a market trader. The market will close as part of a A 1.8 million regeneration of the town's Heritage Quarter, using funds secured from the Coastal Communities Fund and A 20,000 of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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  18. Northfleet parents submit bid to The Department for Education to open ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Kent Online

    Parents have submitted a bid to set up a new free school in Northfleet in response to a shortage of primary places in Gravesham. According to parents, a decision is expected in the autumn.

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  19. Cat found with lip hanging off in Gravesend finds loving new home in BromleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | News Shopper

    A lucky cat who survived life threatening injuries by a whisker and won the hearts of Gravesham residents is preparing to live out the rest of his nine lives in a loving new home. Oliver was found by Raphael Road resident, Penny Lloyd, on death's door with a broken jaw and his lip torn away from his face so brutally it had turned black.

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  20. From pigeon lofts to nightclubs: The unusual properties owned by councilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | The Independent

    Emily Dugan is Social Affairs Editor for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday. She was previously a news reporter for The Independent on Sunday.

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