(28 May) Bouncing along to the music
(Dartford Messenger, p13) Picture feature of NAG festival.
(28 May) Some libraries are 'just not viable'
(Dartford Messenger, p14) KCC councillor Hartley and New Ash Green, David Brazier, said the library service had been in decline and needed to change if it was to survive, and he wants it to survive.
(27 May) An owl lot of fun in Swanley
) Picture feature on display by Hartley Owls at Swanley.
(22 May) Overturned furniture and spilled coffee in hilarious reactions to Kent earthquake
) People from Longfield report feeling tremors at 3am following 4.3 scale quake at Sandwich.
(7 May) Fete proves a perfect day out
(Dartford Messenger, p24) Picture feature on RC Fete in Stack Lane.
(7 May) In court
Woman from Bazes Shaw fined for not having a TV licence.
(1 May) Post box worth £200 stolen from outside Hartley pub
) Victorian post box stolen from Black Lion. Uncertain if post inside but believed to be little used. Additional information from www.hartley-kent post box is first mentioned in 1899 Kent Directory. which means it was installed between 1882 and 1899. (see also Dartford Messenger, 7.5.15, p13)May Crime Report
(West Kent Watch
) Crimes recorded in Hartley this month: Burglary (Gorse Way), Car Theft (Church Road), Criminal Damage (Church Road), attempted theft of horse (Church Road)