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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Budding reporters get a helping hand

Budding young reporters are being given a chance to do some real reporting thanks to an innovative project. The Young Reporter scheme is being run by the News Shopper newspaper and website for schoolchildren in and around the Dartford area. The publication is working with more than 600 students from 70 secondary schools across the region to give them a chance to have a taste of journalism.

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Schoolboy saves family from fire

A brave 12-year-old has been hailed a hero after his quick-thinking actions saved his mum and disabled brother from a house fire. Robert Noubime was at his flat in Nursery Close, Dartford, watching television when he smelt burning. He went to investigate and found a fire had started in his mother’s bedroom.

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Celebrities wow shoppers

Celebrities have been popping up to keep Christmas shoppers entertained at the Bluewater Shopping Centre. Members of the public were delighted to see Peter Andre appear at the centre to launch the Christmas in New York experience. The centre had a New York skyline installed, an ice rink, Santa’s grotto, a snow slide and a winter carousel in an aim to give members of the public a taste of the Big Apple in Kent.

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