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Teenager teaches investors tricks of financial trading

Jake Lee, 19, a university student who runs his own business, called "Improve Your Future," teaching people to trade on the Forex markets.

A university student has started his own businesses teaching people to use the foreign markets.


Anger over pile of rubbish dumped in town centre

The rubbish in East Street, Sittingbourne

A landlord is hoping that an area of waste will be cleared soon.


GCSE exam results joy for ‘miracle baby’ Ben

Ben Thomas and his mum Sarah Vickery

A teenager has scored top exam results despite a lifetime of health issues.


What's that smell? Pong makes unwelcome return

Calls for more to be done to prevent bad smells spreading over houses have been made after they were noticed in an area again.


Schools trust defends giving BMWs to leaders

Swale Academies Trust head Jon Whitcombe

An education trust which runs nine schools across Kent has defended providing its leaders with BMWs.


Pair arrested over imitation firearms

The crash happened near the Stockbury Roundabout

Two London men are in police custody after being arrested on the M2, hours after they are reported to have driven off when police tried to stop them.

Mystery surrounds fake head

Did you see this?

A new addition to a town centre statue has sparked confusion.


Plan to start 50s restaurant

From left, Shane Bruce, Kim Stanton and Curt Hyland, outside the unit they hope to use.

Three enthusiasts want to start a retro diner in memory of one of their parents.


Head converts numbers into letters amid grades confusion

Fulston pupils with their GCSE results

A head teacher says he converted new GCSE numerical grades into letters to make it easier to understand.

Terror as knifeman holds up store

CCTV footage from St John's Mini Market, showing a masked armed robber

This is the terrifying moment a robber wielding a weapon held up a corner shop.


Maggots fall from pub's ceiling

The Golden Hope

A popular town centre Wetherspoon's pub has confirmed pest controllers have been called after maggots fell from the ceiling.


Free swim as pool reopens

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A leisure centre swimming pool has reopened after being closed for more than three weeks and is offering customers a free swim.


VIDEO: Learner driver's level crossing smash

Just before the accident

A learner driver has been banned before even passing her test after driving through level crossing barriers - and then reversing into the car behind.


Pool remains shut after almost three weeks

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A leisure centre swimming pool, which was closed after concerns over illness, still remains un-usable.


Brave sister inspires skydive

Alice Costen and brother Luke Dower

The brother of a teenager who is going blind as well as deaf, will be jumping out of a plane to raise money for charity.

Old pub is spiced up for new life as restaurant

Tacos Locos will be in the former Bull Inn pub in Sittingbourne High Street.

Progress is being made on two new restaurants in one town centre.


Performances in the park as festival makes its return

Tom from TK Arts left in red shirt with children with circus props at Milton Creek Country Park, in 2016

The sixth annual event showcases musical talent.

Town centre roadworks delayed

Milton Road in Sittingbourne has been shut by roadworks

Regeneration project roadworks have been delayed and a diversion route needs altering after lorries became stuck.


Cause of mystery stink revealed

The smell made many residents fear there had been a major gas leak

Residents bombarded an emergency hotline fearing there had been a major gas leak in a Kent town.


Trans wedding couple renew vows

The pair both wore dresses this time.

The pair married as man and wife back in 1996 and decided to renew their vows following Kristiana's transition.

Results are in for class of 2017

Emily Hall and Rachel Hardgrave who both got into their first choice universities

A-level students have been opening their results to see if they've got what they needed.

Robber who stole bank cards is jailed

Billy Austin. Picture: Kent Police

A man who robbed two people - one at knifepoint - has been sent to prison.


Petrol station revamped

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A petrol garage will reopen after a refurbishment.


Suspected illegal immigrants found in lorry

The discovery was made this afternoon. Picture: Kent Police Swale

Emergency crews rushed to the depot of a fruit importer following the discovery of suspected illegal immigrants in the back of a lorry.


Two arrested after charity shop burglaries

The Scope shop in Roman Square, Sittingbourne.

A second man has been arrested and charged after a charity shop was targeted.

Serious three-vehicle crash on major road

The cars are now being recovered.

Several emergency service vehicles were called to an accident on a busy stretch of road, causing long tailbacks.

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