August News Roundup
(August) The Hartley Trader Launch of new advertising magazine with 10,000 copies circulating in Hartley, Longfield, New Barn, New Ash Green and elsewhere. They say they offer "low cost advertising to businesses".
(29 Aug) Armed robber admits shop raids Man admits involvement in raid on Martins the newsagent in New Ash Green on 12 December 2012.
(22 Aug) 'Lovable rogue' died of overdose Inquest verdict on death of James Grover (41) of Main Road, Longfield. Neighbours said he was always willing to help anybody.
(8 Aug) Bees find new ally in housebuilders Ward Homes say they are planting bee friendly plans over 3 years at developments, including Longfield. (Dartford Messenger p14)
(8 Aug) I should have been born with webbed feet Picture feature on 75 year old man from Gorsewood Road who still swims competitively, and has raised £24,000 for Ellenor Lions Hospice from the sale of his book.
(8 Aug) Driver banned Man from Merton Avenue banned for driving while disqualified and without insurance. (Dartford Messenger p17)
(1 Aug) Church Centenery Anniversary of Hartley's RC Church founded by Miss Davies-Cooke, thought to have designed Airman's Star Medallion in WW1.
(1 Aug) 'Babies help care unit Staff dressed as babies (picture) at Images Hairdressers at Cherry Trees raise £900 for special care baby unit at Darenth Valley Hospital.
(1 Aug) Keeping it local for 35 years Picture feature on Longfield Country Market.
(1 Aug) Dartford Magistrates 21 year old Vigo man banned for drink driving in Ash Road.
(1 Aug) Mail delivery office moving to Dartford Closure of Longfield Delivery Office, local parcels may now be collected at Hartley Post Office.
(1 Aug) Action at First hand on police community tour When Police Commissioner and area commander visited Longfield, they got a taste of first hand policing when the commander had to dash off to deal with a case of suspected shoplifiting.
Posted on 09 Aug 2013 by administrator