Swanscombe, England Newswire

Swanscombe, England Newswire

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  1. Driver face delays at the Dartford Crossing this afternoon after a vehicle broke downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 22 | Kent Online

    The traffic was being held back temporary on the held on M25 anticlockwise between Junction 1A the A282/A206 Crossways Boulevard and the B3228 for Swanscombe and Junction 31 A1306 Arterial Road West Thurrock Road and A282 Dartford Crossing.

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  2. Evie, the six month old chihuahua, went on an adventure on Tuesday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | News Shopper

    It was a quiet Tuesday evening in Swanscombe. Families were settling down for dinner and city workers were making their way home.

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  3. Grieving couple's anger death certificate delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Kent Online

    They received a call on Monday, March 5, instructing them to go to the Dartford hospital and collect a death note, which they did. Upon arrival, they were told that because the word sepsis had been used on the death note, a coroner's signature would be required in order to obtain a certificate.

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  4. Kent driver who killed ska band keyboard player in crash is jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Daily Mail

    Teenage driver, 19, high on 'hippy crack' who killed ska band keyboard player and his friend when he ploughed head-on into their van while racing at 70mph on the wrong side of the road is jailed for nearly nine years Michael Morris, pictured, was jailed for almost nine years after he admitted causing the deaths of Michael Crampton and James Montegriffo by dangerous driving at Woolwich Crown Court A teenage driver killed two men when he smashed into their van after sniffing 'hippy crack' and speeding at more than 70mph on the wrong side of the road has been jailed for almost nine years.

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  5. Swanscombe man high on laughing gas jailed for eight years after causing death by dangerous drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Kent Online

    Laughing gas, was used by a driver in the moments before his car collided with another vehicle in which two men died a court has heard. Michael Morris, 19, of Broad Road, Swanscombe, has been sentenced to eight years and eight months in jail after he admitted two counts of causing death by dangerous driving and four counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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  6. Teenage driver killed two men in crash after taking laughing gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Metro UK News

    Michael Morris, who was 19 at the time, had inhaled a balloon full of nitrous oxide moments before he smashed into a Citroen Berlinger van on the A20 in Farningham, Kent, last April. Morris, now 20, from Swanscombe, Kent, was travelling on the wrong side of the road at 72mph in a 60mph zone just before the crash, which happened at around 1am.

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  7. Cross-county tram project takes big step forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Kent Online

    Plans to build a A 600 million tram route connecting Kent and Essex have taken a significant step forward with the publication of plans for an interchange and projected revenue and operating costs. The KenEx project would see a route running between Bluewater and Lakeside, through a 1km tunnel under the River Thames, and one between Dartford and Gravesend.

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  8. Commuters suffered one-hour delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Kent Online

    The worst delays were anti-clockwise on M25 from Junction 1A at Swanscombe in Kent to Junction 31 at West Thurrock in Essex. There is a broken down HGV in the Dartford Crossing east-bore tunnel, which is CLOSED to facilitate recovery.

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  9. More than 300 people sign petition as row erupts over Swanscombe car parking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | News Shopper

    Swanscombe residents have started a petition to oppose parking charges due to take effect in April at a community car park. More than 300 people have signed the petition against the one-year trial at The Grove Car Park announced by Swanscombe and Greenhithe Council.

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  10. Row over plans to demolish old farm in SwanscombeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | News Shopper

    An application to knock down Alkerden Farm Buildings has been submitted to Ebbsfleet Development Corporation, the planning authority for Ebbsfleet Garden City. One objector, Sandra Buchanan, said: "Too much of Swanscombe is being destroyed, the whole character of the place is changing and not for the better.

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  11. M25: Delays near Crossways Boulevard and Dartford after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Kent Online

    The clockwise stretch between J1a for Swanscombe and J30 for Lakeside in Essex is affected, with tailbacks described as "stop-start".

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  12. Petition started against plans to introduce fees to this Swanscombe car parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | News Shopper

    Swanscombe and Greenhithe Town Council has said it will be implementing a 12-month trial where motorists will be charged to use the Grove Car Park. The council said the car park has been "misused" for some time creating problems for the people using the High Street, for which it was originally intended.

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  13. Ebbsfleet Garden City efforts being 'undermined' by lack of permanent bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Kent Online

    An independent report into the team spearheading a garden city in Kent has found the failure to find a permanent boss is "undermining" its development. Several problems need to be addressed "as a matter of urgency", according to a tailored review into Ebbsfleet Development Corporation , the body tasked with masterminding the construction of 15,000 homes between Gravesend and Dartford.

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  14. Highways England open A2 junction widening consultation in SwanscombeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Kent Online

    Highways England has opened its second public consultation into a proposed 125 million upgrade for two busy junctions along the A2. Highways England is holding a series of public information exhibitions, up until Sunday, April 4, to provide people with the opportunity to view a proposed scheme to provide additional capacity on the dual carriageway's junctions at Bean and Ebbsfleet.

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  15. Highways England open A2 junction widening consultation in SwanscombeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Kent Online

    Highways England has opened its second public consultation into a proposed 125 million pound upgrade for two busy junctions along the A2. Highways England is holding a series of public information exhibitions, up until Sunday, April 4, to provide people with the opportunity to view a proposed scheme to provide additional capacity on the dual carriageway's junctions at Bean and Ebbsfleet.

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  16. A2: Highways England opens consultation on planned A 125m improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Kent Online

    This will improve journeys, boost safety and prepare the road network for the transformative growth expected in north Kent in the coming decades, according to Highways England chiefs. Senior project manager, Brian Gash, said: "Bean and Ebbsfleet junctions serve Bluewater, Ebbsfleet International station and soon the new Garden City and these vital upgrades will help to make sure that the A2 stays fit for the future opportunities coming to Kent.

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  17. Crash on the A2 at the A2260 Ebbsfleet Valley exit closed two lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Kent Online

    Two lanes of the coastbound carriageway were shut, close to the A2260 Ebbsfleet Valley exit and witnesses report seeing three ambulances at the scene.

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  18. Highways England to hold second consultation on expanding Bean and Ebbsfleet A2 junctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Kent Online

    Highways England is to hold a second public consultation to share the details of their latest project on the A2. The government agency will be undertaking the survey, where there will be a series of public information exhibitions, from Wednesday, February 21 to Sunday, April 4, to provide people with the opportunity to view a proposed to provide additional capacity on the dual carriageway's junctions at Bean and Ebbsfleet.

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  19. Tunnel partly shut after lorry breaks down at Dartford crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Kent Online

    It happened between J1a of the M25 for Swanscombe and J31 for West Thurrock, meaning the eastern tunnel has been shut.

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  20. Two men arrested after immigration raid at Akash Balti Tandoori, SwanscombeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Kent Online

    Staff working at the business were checked and two men from Bangladesh, aged 26 and 28, were found to be working illegally. The 28-year-old had overstayed his student visa and the other man was illegally in the UK after his student leave had been curtailed.

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