(26 Sept) Awards
Two Hartley residents given Community Safety Awards.
(26 Sept) Tennis Success
Springcroft resident one of GB Ladies Over 75s Tennis Team which won a silver medal at World Super Seniors Championships in Austria.
(26 Sept) Three charged over car theft
Man from Hartley one of those accused of burglary at Shoreham.
(26 Sept) Zumba class raises cash for ADSS
Charity Zumba class at Fawkham Village Hall, attended by Hartley WI members raises £150 for Northfleet Alzheimers Charity. (News Shopper
(19 Sept) Funeral director keeps up family's proud traditions
Picture feature on Stephen P Gay Funeral Service in Longfield.
(19 Sept) "Cheeky Damien would have been really proud"
Charity walk from Dartford to Milestone School raises £240 in memory of former pupil at Milestone. (Dartford Messenger, p31)
(19 Sept) Kent County Council and Living Wage
Kent County Council rejects proposal to pay living wage of £7.45 per hour to staff (current minimum wage is £6.19). About 3,000 staff would be helped and it would cost £1.48m per year. Paper points out council pays over £2m a year to just 20 staff. Sevenoaks and Dartford councils do not pay living wage either, but Gravesham does. (Dartford Messenger p16)
(3 Sept) Raiders flee with thousands after attack on two staff
Police release CCTV pictures of attack on staff filling cash machine on June 27th. (News Shopper
, see also Dartford Messenger 5.9.13, p7)