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Friday 19 December 2014 

  • Image of Apex Education Training logoThis December we're calling on everyone to celebrate and support their local small businesses. We will be featuring one of Dartford's great small businesses here every day until the New Year. Find out more about today's small business, Apex Education Training, and the other featured businesses here. If you run a business within the Borough and would like to be featured please email smallbusinesses@dartford.gov.uk
  • Dartford's Farmers' Market comes to town today! Pop down to the High Street between 10am and 2pm for a range of stalls selling fresh local produce including fruit & veg, meat, cheese, jam & chutney, bread, cakes and lots more! (Monthly – third Friday of the month)
  • If you're planning a night out this weekend, don't forget that Grabbacab has moved to its new venue in Westgate car park (opposite Air& Breathe). Grab your cab from there between 11.30pm and 3.30am on Fridays and Saturdays. (Weekly)
  • Down at Dartford Library today the Talktime Group meets from 10.30am to 11.30am, the Papercrafts Group meets from 1.30pm to 2.30pm and it's Baby Rhyme Time from 2.15pm to 2.45pm. (Weekly)
  • Friday Night Magic is on at the Meeting Place tonight from 6pm to 11pm. (Weekly)
  • Dartford's Saturday Market is on in the High Street tomorrow so pop down and pick up a festive bargain! (Weekly)
  • Dartford's parkrun takes place tomorrow (Saturday) morning from 9am in Central Park. To register for the 5km timed run visit www.parkrun.org.uk/dartford (Weekly) 

Thursday 18 December 2014 

  • Image of MicroHackers logoThis December we're calling on everyone to celebrate and support their local small businesses. We will be featuring one of Dartford's great small businesses here every day until the New Year. Find out more about today's small business, MicroHackers, and the other featured businesses here. If you run a business within the Borough and would like to be featured here please email smallbusinesses@dartford.gov.uk
  • Visit the Thursday Market in Dartford High Street today. With plenty of bargains to be had, delicious food on offer and some great live festive entertainment from Lewis Dixon, it's the perfect place to get your Christmas shopping all wrapped up! For more information visit www.dartford.gov.uk/markets or like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/dartfordmarkets (Weekly)
  • If you're coming into town later today, don't forget you can park in some council-run car parks for FREE after 3pm. Visit www.dartford.gov.uk/news/News-Archive/car-parks-will-be-free-after-three-this-christmas for details. (Thursdays & Saturdays)
  • Pay a visit to Sally Ann's Pantry, a community café run by The Salvation Army at their hall in Hythe Street. It's open every Thursday from 10 am to 1.30pm with teas, coffees and home-made food at very reasonable prices. (Weekly)
  • The Kent Stop Smoking Service runs sessions throughout the week to support people who are quitting smoking. All sessions must be booked in advance by calling 0300 123 1220. Thursday's sessions take place in Dartford Library from 2pm to 5pm. (Weekly – various venues)
  • Don't forget Dartford's Farmers Market comes to town tomorrow (Friday) with a great range of fresh local produce on offer. It's a great place to pick up some ingredients for your Christmas dinner or a fantastic present for a foodie friend. Find the Market in the High Street between 10am and 2pm. (Monthly – third Friday of the month)

Wednesday 17 December 2014 

  • Image of What If...? GalleryThis December we're calling on everyone to celebrate and support their local small businesses. We will be featuring one of Dartford's great small businesses here every day until the New Year. Find out more about today's small business, the What If…? Gallery, and the other featured businesses here. If you run a business within the Borough and would like to be featured here please email smallbusinesses@dartford.gov.uk
  • A Memory Café takes place today from 10am to 12noon at the Meeting Place. The café is a great place to share information and concerns about dementia and memory loss over a cup of tea or coffee in a safe and friendly environment. For more information call Ross Mullis on 01474 533990 or email ross.mullis@alz-dem.org.uk (Monthly - every third Wednesday of the month)
  • Dartford Library Reading Group meet today at Dartford Library from 1.30pm to 3pm. Contact 03000 41 31 31 for more details. (Weekly)
  • The What If…? Gallery are holding a Christmas competition for children to design their own Christmas card. They can use felt tips and glitter. The more creative the better! The entry ages are 3-7yrs, 8-11yrs and 12-15yrs. Cash prizes are on offer and a present from under the gallery's tree. All entries will be displayed in the gallery. There is a £1 entry fee. The cards can be created in the gallery or pick a card up and do it at home. The closing date is 23 December.
  • Dartford's Farmers Market comes to town this Friday with a great range of fresh local produce on offer. It's a great place to pick up some ingredients for your Christmas dinner or a fantastic present for a foodie friend. Find the Market in the High Street between 10am and 2pm. (Monthly – third Friday of the month)

Tuesday 16 December 2014 

Monday 15 December 2014

  • Image of HuntersThis December we're calling on everyone to celebrate and support their local small businesses. We will be featuring one of Dartford's great small businesses here every day until the New Year. Find out more about today's small business, Hunters (formerly Martin Carr), and the other featured businesses here. If you run a business within the Borough and would like to be featured here please email smallbusinesses@dartford.gov.uk
  • It's Baby Rhyme Time at Dartford Library today from 10.30am to 11am. (Weekly during term time)
  • The Kent Stop Smoking Service runs sessions throughout the week to support people who are quitting smoking. All sessions must be booked in advance by calling 0300 123 1220. Monday's sessions take place in the Meeting Place from 6pm to 7pm. (Weekly – various venues)
  • Meet new people and have fun at the Temple Belles women's group tonight from 6.30pm to 8pm at the Healthy Living Centre. For details visit www.hlcdartford.btck.co.uk/HLCProjects/TempleBelles (Weekly)
  • The What If…? Gallery are holding a Christmas competition for children to design their own Christmas card. They can use felt tips and glitter. The more creative the better! The entry ages are 3-7yrs, 8-11yrs and 12-15yrs. Cash prizes are on offer and a present from under our tree. All entries will be displayed in the gallery. There is a £1 entry fee. The cards can be created in the gallery or pick a card up and do it at home. The closing date is 23 December.
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