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WALKING WITH THE DARTS | DARTFORD LIVING – JULY ISSUE

WALKING WITH THE DARTS | DARTFORD LIVING – JULY ISSUE

WALKING WITH THE DARTS Hello again, welcome to another edition of Walking With The Darts, a monthly update on all things related to Dartford FC, courtesy of Dartford Living Magazine. Since the 2023-24 season reached its conclusion, it has been a quiet, restful time...

The Dartford Business Awards are open for 2024

The Dartford Business Awards are back for 2024, and will celebrate the inspiring companies and individuals who have given so much to the borough. As ever, Dartford Borough Council is organising the awards with several core partners, sponsors and local ambassadors....

DARTFORD FC | CLASS OF 2024-25 | MEET TYLER CHRISTIAN-LAW

Tyler Christian-Law is the latest player to be signed by Adrian Pennock, as the Dartford boss continues to build a squad in preparation to challenge in the Isthmian Premier League. Tyler has arrived from Hornchurch, where he made fourteen appearances since signing in...

Dartford Performing Arts Students Learn Skills For Life On Stage 

June 2024: Forty seven students aged between six and eighteen from Stagecoach Performing Arts in Dartford graced the stage of the Orchard West in Dartford to showcase their skills, creativity and courage in a performance that left the audience in...

Staying Strong ,Steady & Able in Dartford

Aging is inevitable but how we age  depends us , our diet , how active we are  there are also other factors such as  gender and  genetics that can play a factor in our health that we cannot control but if we try to...

DARTFORD FC | MEET THE DARTS | CLASS OF 2024-25

This season sees Dartford embark on a new chapter in its history. Gone is the doom and gloom of last term's relegation from the National League South, and a fresh start beckons as we take on the challenge of the Isthmian Premier League under the guidance of boss Ady...

Two days of fantastic entertainment and activity coming to Dartford in July

Live music, a steam rally, giveaways and more will be returning to Central Park as the free Big Day Out returns to Dartford on 13-14 July. Crowds will be Dancing in the Moonlight with our headliner Toploader on Saturday 13 July, along with brilliant tribute acts to...

Keep it Positive! for Orchard West and DAODS

The Orchard Theatre team, Dartford Borough Council and Dartford Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (DAODS) are all pleased to announce that the next DAODS production, LEGALLY BLONDE, will be presented on the Orchard West stage. Originally due to perform on the...

CHILDREN’S HOSPICE SERVICES UNDER THREAT AS NHS FUNDING FALLS

Local NHS funding for children’s hospices in England has dropped by 31% since 2021/22, while their running costs have risen by 15%. A new report finds that lifeline services including respite and end of life care will be cut if the next UK Government fails to maintain...

Alzheimer’s Society issue hot weather warning for people with dementia in Kent

Charity advises regularly checking in on people with dementia, keeping them hydrated and out of the sun during sunny spells With the heat health warning at yellow as temperatures continue to rise, Alzheimer’s Society is providing advice to help the over...

Valley Hospital Charity’s Robotics Appeal

Valley Hospital Charity is thrilled to launch its Robotics Appeal to raise funds for an additional Da Vinci XI surgical robot and training equipment, expanding the number of patients who may benefit from its use at Darent Valley Hospital. Assisted surgical robots have...

DARTFORD FC | CLASS OF 2024-25 | MEET TYLER CHRISTIAN-LAW

Tyler Christian-Law is the latest player to be signed by Adrian Pennock, as the Dartford boss continues to build a squad in preparation to challenge in the Isthmian Premier League. Tyler has arrived from Hornchurch, where he made fourteen appearances since signing in...

Dartford Performing Arts Students Learn Skills For Life On Stage 

June 2024: Forty seven students aged between six and eighteen from Stagecoach Performing Arts in Dartford graced the stage of the Orchard West in Dartford to showcase their skills, creativity and courage in a performance that left the audience in...

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The Dartford Business Awards are open for 2024

The Dartford Business Awards are back for 2024, and will celebrate the inspiring companies and individuals who have given so much to the borough. As ever, Dartford Borough Council is organising the awards with several core partners, sponsors and local ambassadors....

Mayor of Dartford Delighted by Visit to Local Business: The Happiness Box

In the heart of Dartford, a beacon of joy shines bright: The Happiness Box. Since its inception in 2020, this local business has been on a mission to spread happiness far and wide, one thoughtful gift at a time. What began as a simple idea during lockdown has...

Bluewater further invests in community with applications for new grants now open

Bluewater is continuing to invest in the community and support local people as it opens its applications for grants for local not-for-profit organisations. The Landsec Futures Community Grant Scheme provides funding with grants between £1,000 and £3,000 to support...

Business school to offer Dartford residents the chance to make their dream careers a reality.

Dartford residents are to gain free support from an award-winning organisation, to help them to turn their passions, talents or hobbies into a small business. From 12th February anyone from across the borough will be able to attend the Rebel Business School, online...

Local care company is crowned ‘5 star employer’

Home Instead Dartford has been declared a ‘5 star’ employer, showing that care is a worthwhile career path to take. The home care company’s employees have commended the company due to factors such as top-quality training opportunities and supportive leadership. All...

Dartford Borough Council partners with Made in Kent Radio in support of Small Business Saturday

On 2nd December, ‘Small Business Saturday’ returns for its eleventh year in the UK. Whether you’re a local shop, small manufacturer or online business, all small Dartford businesses owners are encouraged to get involved. To mark the occasion, Dartford Borough Council...

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WALKING WITH THE DARTS | DARTFORD LIVING – JULY ISSUE

WALKING WITH THE DARTS Hello again, welcome to another edition of Walking With The Darts, a monthly update on all things related to Dartford FC, courtesy of Dartford Living Magazine. Since the 2023-24 season reached its conclusion, it has been a quiet, restful time...

DARTFORD FC | CLASS OF 2024-25 | MEET TYLER CHRISTIAN-LAW

Tyler Christian-Law is the latest player to be signed by Adrian Pennock, as the Dartford boss continues to build a squad in preparation to challenge in the Isthmian Premier League. Tyler has arrived from Hornchurch, where he made fourteen appearances since signing in...

DARTFORD FC | MEET THE DARTS | CLASS OF 2024-25

This season sees Dartford embark on a new chapter in its history. Gone is the doom and gloom of last term's relegation from the National League South, and a fresh start beckons as we take on the challenge of the Isthmian Premier League under the guidance of boss Ady...

120th anniversary of Hesketh Park Bowls Club

Hesketh park bowling club is celebrating the start of a very special season. Formed in 1904 the club will be celebrating 120 years of playing. On Saturday the 20th of this month a special first of the season match was arranged. Guests of honour was the Dartford’s lady...

DARTFORD FC | IN CONVERSATION WITH FUMNAYA SHOMOTUN

Saturday’s game against Maidstone United saw Fumnaya Shomotun feature in our Matchday Programme. For those who missed that feature, here is the full article: SECTION ONE Fumnaya Shomotun arrived at Dartford at the beginning of February, straight after impressing Tony...

DARTFORD FC | IN CONVERSATION WITH BILLY TERRELL

Dartford faced Aveley at Bericote Powerhouse Princes Park last month. The game saw Billy Terrell feature in our Matchday Programme. For those who missed it, here is the full article: SECTION ONE Young goalkeeper, Billy Terrell, arrived from Premier League outfit...

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Shortbread Cookie Pops

Most cookie recipes use block butter to help them with the rolling and cutting process. I’ve used margarine here so, hopefully, you’ll be able to make them without having to go out and buy ingredients especially for the recipe. It does mean, however, that you won’t be...

Love your leftovers ‘Bread Pudding’

I’m pretty passionate about reducing food waste however I can and love it when a recipe calls for leftovers. As well as being able to use bread that’s a few days old and a bit stale, it’s also a great way to use up any leftover Easter Eggs.As with most of my...

RECIPE: Easy Fruit Loaf

I really love my collection of easy – and quick to prepare – cakes and bakes recipes. Sometimes, you don’t have the time to follow a fancy recipe and this is one of my fruit cake recipes for just such an occasion. As always, its adaptable so if you don’t have brown...

RECIPE: Festive Swirls

This month’s offering is less of a recipe and more of an idea for your festive celebrations – although variations would be absolutely perfect for any buffet table throughout the year. You will need: Ready made Puff Pastry Mincemeat – there are some deliciously...

RECIPE: Viennese Biscuits

Visiting my mum recently I was reminded of the times we used to go to monthly tea dances in the village halls around Ashford, where I grew up. Halfway through each evening a tray would be passed round with a selection of cakes and biscuits on it. I always chose the...

RECIPE: Steamed Jam Pudding

The Summer lasted well into September, but now it’s time to snuggle up on our sofas with a blanket and wait for the winter to truly take hold! So, this month’s recipe is a real crowd pleaser – a comforting treat that’s delicious served with ladles of custard. It can...

RECIPE: Quick and Easy Banana Loaf

We’ve all had those times when our bananas are getting a bit too ripe to eat – so here’s a quick and easy recipe to use them up in a delicious loaf. As usual you can add extra treats to the recipe – chocolate chips or blueberries are amazing additions! Or leave the...
Love your leftovers ‘Bread Pudding’

Love your leftovers ‘Bread Pudding’

I’m pretty passionate about reducing food waste however I can and love it when a recipe calls for leftovers. As well as being able to use bread that’s a few days old and a bit stale, it’s also a great way to use up any leftover Easter Eggs.As with most of my...

RECIPE: Easy Fruit Loaf

RECIPE: Easy Fruit Loaf

I really love my collection of easy – and quick to prepare – cakes and bakes recipes. Sometimes, you don’t have the time to follow a fancy recipe and this is one of my fruit cake recipes for just such an occasion. As always, its adaptable so if you don’t have brown...

RECIPE: Festive Swirls

RECIPE: Festive Swirls

This month’s offering is less of a recipe and more of an idea for your festive celebrations – although variations would be absolutely perfect for any buffet table throughout the year. You will need: Ready made Puff Pastry Mincemeat – there are some deliciously...