News item from: Friends of Hartley Countryside
Date: 6 October 2002
Title: Local Press Summary w/e 4.10.02

Text of News Item:

Dartford Messenger 3 October 2002

"Police Investigate fire at Traveller Site" (page 4 and picture) - arson suspected as Traveller's caravan is burnt down at Chapelwood Road, New Ash Green.

"Do you recognise raider?" (page 4) - police ask for help to catch man who held up Longfield Hill post office on 9 September.

"Man held over armed robberies" (page 5) - man arrested at Chislehurst on suspicion of armed robberies at banks and building societies in Longfield area.

"Pit shop shows quarry works" (page 5 and picture) - open day at Pinden Quarry, Longfield

"Police warn drivers after handbag is snatched from car" (page 6) - theft from car at Waitrose, Longfield.

Dartford Times 3rd October 2002

"Facial shooting" (page 3) - man shot in face in Longfield

"Thief steals bag from car" (page 7) - see above

"Mystery fire guts caravan" (page 7) - see above