A house developer has stepped in to repair a flagpole.

When Bellway Homes heard that the pole in Swanscombe needed a repair as a flag could not be hoisted they sprang into action.

The pole in Swanscombe Park now has the Union Flag flying at full mast again.

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation approached Bellway when Swanscombe Town Council told us about the issue.

Ebbsfleet Garden City will get a 221 homes after plans were approved for a scheme by Bellway on a site near Ingress Park at London Road and Tiltman Avenue in Swanscombe.

A scheme for 100 homes on land at Craylands Lane in Ebbsfleet Garden City is already under way by the developer.

And Bellway is planning to turn the former industrial land of Northfleet Embankment West ​into an exciting development which will link the existing Northfleet Community to the River Thames