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  • Mayor’s riverside quiz night

    Mayor’s riverside quiz night

    A Riverside Quiz night in aid of the Mayor of Gravesham's charities is at the Three Daws pub function room on Sunday 28 February at 7.30pm

    12 Feb 2016

  • Have your say on Lower Thames Crossing

    Have your say on Lower Thames Crossing

    Gravesham Borough Council is urging people to take part in the Highways England consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing proposals. The deadline for responses is 24 March.

    11 Feb 2016

  • Gravesham Community Awards open for nominations

    Gravesham Community Awards open for nominations

    Nominations are now open for this year's Gravesham Community Awards. The closing date for nominations is Friday, 8 April 2016.

    09 Feb 2016

  • Unique statue to honour the Queen

    Unique statue to honour the Queen

    Gravesham council is commissioning a unique statue of the Queen for her 90th birthday this year

    22 Jan 2016

  • Welcoming the Year of the Monkey

    Welcoming the Year of the Monkey

    The council is marking the Chinese New Year with celebrations including the "awakening" of a Lion and some traditional Chinese entertainment on 9 February

    21 Jan 2016

  • Actor Alex Jennings visits The Woodville

    Actor Alex Jennings visits The Woodville

    Actor Alex Jennings, who played lead role as Alan Bennett in The Lady in the Van, visited the Paul Greengrass Cinema at The Woodville on Sunday 17 January for a Q&A in between showings of the film

    19 Jan 2016

  • Armed Forces covenant with Gravesham

    Armed Forces covenant with Gravesham

    Gravesham Borough Council has taken the lead in signing a local Community Covenant with the Armed Forces which aims to end various disadvantages faced by soldiers, sailors and airmen

    19 Jan 2016

  • Better Business For All Networking Event

    Better Business For All Networking Event

    Gravesham Borough Council invites you to attend the next meeting of the Gravesham Business Network on Wednesday 20 January 2016 at The Woodville, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AU. 8am to 11am

    18 Jan 2016

  • Could you save money on your energy bills?

    Could you save money on your energy bills?

    Could you save money on your energy bills?  The Council's fourth Collective Switching Scheme is now open to registration until 2 February 2016.

    12 Jan 2016

  • Green belt policy upheld on appeal

    Green belt policy upheld on appeal

    Gravesham council has won another victory in its defence of the green belt.

    08 Jan 2016

  • The Darkside takes Gravesend by storm

    The Darkside takes Gravesend by storm

    Storm Troopers visited Gravesend on Monday 4 January to promote the new STARWARS film, The Force Awakens, showing at The Paul Greengrass Cinema at The Woodville, Gravesend.

    05 Jan 2016

  • Gravesham's Christmas Everyday a huge success

    Gravesham's Christmas Everyday a huge success

    Princesses and superheroes gathered in force at Community Square on Saturday 19 December for the Magic of Christmas event.

    22 Dec 2015