Vulnerable girls at a Church of England children's home in Kent were drugged and abused over nearly 20 years, a report has revealed.Read the full story ›
Police have renewed their appeal for help to find one of Kent's most wanted men.
Dale Brown who's 30 and from Gravesend is wanted in connection with an assault in Park Place in November last year.
"A significant number of enquiries to locate him have already taken place and we would again like to ask anyone who knows of his whereabouts to get in touch.
"If you know where he is, please call 101 quoting Most Wanted and reference XY/40434/15. Alternatively call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111."
Young and old gathered in Gravesend town centre to kick off the weekend's celebrations for the Queen's 90th birthday.Read the full story ›
Gravesham council has announced the death of Councillor Jane Cribbon after a short illness, who was 66.
She passed away at the Ellenor Hospice in Northfleet.
Cllr Cribbon was a member of Gravesham Borough Council for Central War and then Pelham Ward since 1999 and also won Gravesend East division on Kent County Council in 2013 for her second term on that council.
She was married to Cllr Lee Croxton and the couple lived in Hillside Terrace in Gravesend.
Labour group leader Cllr John Burden said she was a kind and caring person who committed herself to serving all her constituents, all the time.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Gravesend - to celebrate one of the largest Sikh festivals in the town. They were celebrating Vaisakhi - the holiest day in the Sikh calendar. Andy Dickenson was amongst the festivities at the parade today.
A parade has taken place through the streets of Gravesend to mark the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi. The annual event followed prayers at the Gravesend Gurdwara temple, and speeches.
All members of the local community have been invited to join the celebrations.
"On behalf of the Management Committee I would like to invite all the residents of Gravesham to come and attend the festivities which will be taking place at the Gurdwara and in the Town Centre.
"The Sikh community has a long and proud history here in Gravesham and we appreciate the support of all our partners and the local community in making Vaisakhi such a colorful spectacle."
The Sikh community in Gravesend have been arriving at the Gurdwara temple in Gravesham ahead of celebrations to mark their holy festival of Vaisakhi. Hundreds of people will parade through the streets.
Vaisakhi originates from the harvest festival in the Punjab region of India. It also marks establishment of the Sikh community - known as the Khalsa.
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An elderly couple who live next to a proposed Thames Crossing say they fear they'll lose everything - including their home of 88 years.Read the full story ›
It's ludicrous - that's the reaction of many people living near the proposed site of a new tunnel beneath the Thames. It would run under the river east of Gravesend, with roads cutting through at least two villages. It's the preferred option for a new crossing between Kent and Essex. It was among proposals on show at the first public exhibition in Kent which had hundreds of people queuing today. Andrea Thomas was there. She spoke to Martin Potts from Highways England.