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Posted: October 8, 2018, 12:00 am

Each year the Council has to decide whether to change its Council Tax Reduction scheme for working age applicants in its area.

Posted: August 3, 2018, 12:00 am

Dartford Borough Council has launched its annual St George’s Day parade in style with a video bringing together a collection of local personalities for a stirring reading of the patriotic poem Jerusalem.

Posted: April 18, 2018, 12:00 am

Dartford Borough Council and Homes England have signed an agreement with national developer and urban regeneration specialist

Posted: March 26, 2018, 12:00 am

Grants worth up to £30,000 are available from Dartford Borough Council

Posted: December 7, 2017, 12:00 am

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