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Baby rescued from locked vehicle

An infant accidentally locked in a car had to be freed by fire services.

Traffic problems after lorry hits pole

The incident on Milton Regis High Street took hours to clear.

Donors urged to join life-saving campaign

An appeal has been launched for people to make giving blood their new year's resolution.

Crews' skills put to the test in 'chemical spill'

Kemsley Paper Mill found itself at the centre of a major Kent Fire and Rescue Service operation.

Mums off to ministry for free-school talks

Donna Smith-Emes and Sarah Aldridge are hoping their dreams of setting up a facility for autistic children will be approved in the new year.

Calls for national debate on police funding

Crime commissioner Ann Barnes says the major shortfall in funding for forces across the country needs to be addressed.

Hard work brings results

A school for children with profound, severe and complex needs has been given a top rating by Ofsted.

Year ends on a high note as dole queues shrink

Since January, the number of people claiming job seeker's allowance has dropped by 36% across Sittingbourne and Sheppey.

The Christmas story told by adorable children

Schools and playgroups hold their nativities - a tradition especially treasured by mums and dads.

Swale council forgets to send regeneration letters

Hundreds of notices not delivered means deadline for people to have their say must be extended.

Agencies sign mental health pledge

The joint statement will set out what people should expect from local services.

Police crack down on Christmas shoplifting

A number of thieves have appeared in court after being caught in the festive crime drive.

Women hurt in two-car collision

Fire crews were called to Chalkwell Road, Sittingbourne, following a traffic accident.

War pilgrim's tribute to great-uncle

A woman pays tribute to her relative on the 100th anniversary of the soldier's death.

Brickies to move for Sunday League star

Nick Davis could turn to the brother of Sittingbourne striker David Abe in a bid to solve Brickies’ problems up front.

Child obesity huge problem in Swale

Top councillor calls for health warnings to be put on junk food after figures reveal children in the borough are the second fattest in Kent.

Travellers leave mounds of rubbish in their wake

The illegally camped group left the day before a scheduled court appearance.

Skate park campaign nears £90K milestone

Plans to bring a haven for BMXers, boarders and bladers are a step closer to reality.

Lorry near-miss leaves cyclists terrfied

A Sittingbourne woman spoke of her terror after her and a group of friends were nearly crushed by an HGV as they cycled along the A2.

School librarian beats quiz mastermind

Lesley Evans had to remain silent for nine months about being part of a team that ‘beat the chaser’ on the ITV show The Chase.

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