|10.1.2001||Gravesend Messenger||19||Property Advert|
Kinnerton, Ash Road on market for £195,000 and the former stores, Church Road for £315,000.
|10.1.2001||Gravesend Messenger||Guest presents Scout awards|
Scout group's annual carol concert. Medal of honour presented to one of their leaders for 20 years' service to local scouting (pictures)
|10.1.2001||Gravesend Messenger||26||Village Fete|
Details of distribution of funds raised.
|17.1.2001||Dartford & Swanley Express||2||Comfy beyond words|
Hartley Afternoon WI donate furniture to library for children (picture of president)
|2.2.2001||Dartford Times||9||Roy's in the prime of his working life|
Hartley farmer receives "farming oscar" - NFU President's Award for butcher's shop (picture of farmers)
|8.2.2001||Gravesend Messenger||19||Parish Council|
Manor Field Trust dissolved following suggestions that it might not be a correctly formed legal body. Council welcomes village survey produced by Friends of Hartley Countryside.
|9.2.2001||Dartford Times||17||Dartford Photographic Society|
Julian Delf wins 1st prize in Alexander competition
|15.2.2001||Gravesend Messenger||5||Meating the standards|
See Dartford Times 2.2.01 (picture of shop staff Ray Branham, Colin Blair and Andy Cayford).
|15.2.2001||Gravesend Messenger||17||Move for council|
Hartley Council plan to move office to Library.
|2.3.2001||Dartford Times (Karen Hart)
|Disease could cripple farmers (DT)|
This time it could be worse than 1967 (GM)
Concerns about spread of foot and mouth disease in Kent. In 1960s it got to Brands Hatch but not Hartley. At present people need to walk through disinfectant to get to shop.
|2.3.2001||Dartford Times (Ed Cook)||3||Farmer is ready to throw in the towel|
Brian Edwards of Thamesview Farm on the problems caused by Foot and Mouth disease, and an attack by a dog in Hartley that led to 6 sheep being put down.
|7.3.2001||Dartford & Swanley Express (Simon Alford)||1||Staff put out fire on train|
Quick thinking staff put out fire on 6.10 am train at Longfield
Dartford Times (Ed Cook)
|Time is up for post thief (GM)|
Lazy Postman gets first class jail term for theft (DT)
Longfield postman jailed for 8 months for taking post from Longfield sorting office.
|8.3.2001||Sevenoaks Chronicle||8||Council faces Catch 22 situation, says leader|
Council tax up 4 times the rate of inflation. Band D for Hartley for 2001/2 will be £879.43
|8.3.2001||Sevenoaks Chronicle||3||Bag taken out of Mum's car|
Theft from car parked outside RC School in Church Road
|16.3.2001||Dartford Times||31||Class of the week |
Profile of Fawkham Primary School (pictures)
|16.3.2001||Dartford Times||4||Farmer vents fury at dog walkers as crisis widens|
As foot and mouth disease reaches Kent, local farmer expresses concerns that dog walkers and horse riders aren't always following MAFF guidelines to prevent the spread of the disease.
|22.3.2001||Gravesend Messenger||22||Parish Council|
Council has closed Manor Field until end of Foot and Mouth outbreak, which meant they met this month at URC hall. 44 letters received requesting horse riding on Northfield.
|29.3.2001||Sevenoaks Chronicle||6||Hartley Handover|
New village correspondent (picture of him and previous reporter)
|1.4.2001||Family Tree Magazine||17||Genealogical Miscellany|
Hartley correspondent has written to highlight the increasing problem of theft of church registers, by those involved in identity fraud.
|11.4.2001||Gravesend Messenger||31||Sought after semi set in attractive gardens|
Picture and profile of Ashkeys, Manor Drive, on market for £275,000
|Policeman 'flashed at old people's home' (17.4.01)|
Was a 21-stone police sergeant undone by a faulty trouser zip? (18.4.01)
Zip-case sergeant guilty (19.4.01)
Case of indecent exposure at Hartley care home
|27.4.2001||Dartford Times||13||Class of the week|
Pictures and profile of Hartley Primary School
|27.4.2001||Dartford Times||17||Club of the week|
Picture and profjle of Hartley Afternoon WI
|Pensioner fools armed robbers (SC)|
Joe, 84, uses touch of blarney to foil robbers (DT)
Worker at Bottle and Basket shop in Church Road foils attempted theft (picture of shop in both papers)
|3.5.2001||Gravesend Messenger||4||Celebrating 105 with a sherry|
Picture Hartley's oldest resident Winnie Hall.
|3.5.2001||Gravesend Messenger||21||Marathon vicar|
Rector has completed the London Marathon and raised over £4,000 for charity. Another Hartley runner was running for the Lions Hospice and Breakthrough Breast Cancer charities.
|11.5.2001||Dartford Times||22||Breaks spoil flow of words|
Review of "Talking Heads" by Hartley Players wins mixed review, but only praise for star
|24.5.2001||Gravesend Messenger||22||Gilbert and Sullivan|
Favourable review of Princess Ida by Hartley G&S society.
|7.6.2001||Sevenoaks Chronicle||6||Kebab Shop Enquiry|
Planning inspector has refused permission for kebab shop in Cherry Trees.
|Husband charged over the body in the garden (Mail)|
Husband on murder charge (DM)
Charged with murder (DT)
|Dartford Messenger (Lorraine Homer)
|Here's to 'four good years' (DM)|
My toughest battle yet says MP Stoate (DT)
Howard Stoate wins Dartford again for Labour, with a reduced majority of 3,306 and a swing of 0.47% to Conservative.
|Dartford Messenger||3||Dartford's new political map|
Kent Tucker wins Sevenoaks North East county council seat for the Conservatives with a 1,656 majority, but locally the conservatives lose one seat to Labour at Swanscombe.
|15.6.2001||Dartford Times||20||Hartley Flower Club|
Picture in All Saints' Hall in their 40th year
|15.6.2001||Dartford Times||27||Our lady of Hartley RC School|
Picture of reception class
|13.7.2001||Dartford Times||9||More hugs and tears expected as former pupils plan second reunion|
Reunion of those who attended Longfield CofE school between 1936 and 1946 (picture from 1937)
|19.7.2001||Sevenoaks Chronicle||3||Court hears of DNA tests being conducted on skeleton found in garden|
Trial at Maidstone Crown court of Fawkham man.
|19.7.2001||Dartford Messenger||22||Papal Honour|
Hartley RC church member wins Bene Merenti award.
|26.7.2001||Sevenoaks Chronicle||14||Thief's key opportunity|
Car stolen from outside paper shop in Ash Road.
|27.7.2001||Gravesend Reporter||57||Tenders for Woodland|
Hartley and Ash Parish Councils advertise for tenders to plant 4.5 hectares of woodland at Northfield.
|10.8.2001||Dartford Times||1||Pony Distress|
Six horses in Fawkham Road had to be put down after eating poisonous plant ragwort.
|16.8.2001||Sevenoaks Chronicle||7||French Fun|
Picture of West Kent WI playing petanque at Hartley Country Club.
|23.8.2001||Dartford Messenger||9||Harvester sets fire to cornfields|
20 hectares lost at Speedgate Farm, Fawkham.
|30.8.2001||Dartford Messenger||23||Sumptuous property in secluded location|
Feature on 5 bed house in Simmonds Drive, on market for £635,000.
|31.8.2001||Dartford Times||8||Time to Act|
Letter from Hartley resident in support of traffic calming at Bean
|31.8.2001||Gravesend Extra||1||Three miles to class|
7 year old child from Church Road refused place at Hartley Primary School and told by KCC she will have to go to Meopham School and walk there when she is one year older (picture).
|13.9.2001||Dartford Messenger||24||Councillor quits suddenly|
Hartley councillor resigns.
|13.9.2001||Dartford Messenger||24||Grunt entertains|
Christian entertainment by Australian at Church Hall.
|14.9.2001||Gravesend Reporter||9||Make Hay! whether or not the sun shines! |
North West Kent Countryside Project calls for help at Rectory Meadow
|20.9.2001||Dartford Messenger||3||Young showjump star heartbroken over theft|
Theft of 13 year old's horse from Manor Drive.
|20.9.2001||Dartford Messenger||27||Flower Show|
Prize winners at Horticultural Society autumn show .
|11.10.2001||Dartford Messenger||29||Councillor resigns|
Another councillor resigns from Hartley council
Pictures of reception classes at Hartley Primary and Hartley RC schools.
|Tale of two villages ends in double victory (DM)|
Field of dreams (SC)
Northfield opened to the public (pictures)
|26.10.2001||Dartford Times||10||Company directors banned|
Two directors of Downtown Marine Ltd, one of whom lives in Gorsewood Road, disqualified for 2½ years from being a director by High Court.
|26.10.2001||Gravesend Extra||11||Quarry returned to agricultural use|
Dormant Websters Quarry in Hartley Bottom Road to be restored by removing 25,000 cubic metres of recycled waste.
|26.10.2001||Dartford Times||15||Fund raisers make head's final big wish come true|
Parent teacher association at Hartley Primary Shcool raised £70,000 for new hall. Linda Gogarty said "everyone has pulled together really well and it just shows what can be done".
|1.11.2001||Dartford Messenger||35||Spacious detached house has plenty to offer inside and out|
Wickets End in Quaker's Close for sale at £350,000. Description of house.
|2.11.2001||Dartford Times||3||John dies of cancer at 72|
Obituary of Hartley Sevenoaks Councillor, John Sandeford.
|9.11.2001||Dartford Times||9||All ears|
Sevenoaks Councillors to visit Hartley.
|15.11.2001||Dartford Messenger||6||Video trap indecency man loses his appeal|
Man convicted in April of indecent exposure loses his appeal
|16.11.2001||Dartford Times||13||Class of the week|
Our Lady of Hartley RC School (pictures)
|22.11.2001||Dartford Messenger (Colin Senneck)||22||Parish Council|
Councillor Clive Gronow resigns from Hartley council. Council agrees to support idea of community centre on Pitfield old garage site.
|23.11.2001||Dartford Times||3||RIP John|
Service of thanksgiving held for John Sandeford
|29.11.2001||Dartford Messenger||7||Seats ditched over bitter field rows|
Three councillors from Hartley have now resigned, partly over issue of Northfield. Picture of two of them.
|30.11.2001||Dartford Times||5||Tea cups catch out thief|
Caxton Close man jailed for 25 burglaries and 18 counts of deception.
|30.11.2001||Dartford Times||17||Class of the week|
Pictures of Hartley Primary School
|6.12.2001||Dartford Messenger||25||Flints and stones won't stop progress|
Feature on Northfield and the question of flints and football.
|6.12.2001||Dartford Messenger||25||Candidates prepare to fight for seats on parish council|
Bye election candidates are Roy Glover, Lyndon Newins, James Gaywood, Anne Oxtoby.
|13.12.2001||Sevenoaks Chronicle||7||Long service|
Presentation by parish council to two former councillors (pictured with chairman)
|13.12.2001||Sevenoaks Chronicle||4||Primary Children excel in science|
Local schools outperform the national average score for 11 year olds of 27.3:-
New Ash Green (27.9), Hartley Primary (29.5), Our Lady of Hartley RC (30.0), Fawkham C of E (30.5)
|Farmer cultivates vote win (DM)|
Farmer Roy's on a roll! (DT)
Roy Glover (482) and Lyndon Newins (371) elected to Hartley Council (other candidates were James Gaywood (329), Anne Oxtoby (319))
|Politicians ignore people's wishes|
Field all set for political football
Letter by Hartley resident saying that there is no need for football pitches, and when asked 80% of local people voted against them.