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Chance for budding film-makers to show their movies

This year's Swale Film Festival will include a special awards section when it is held in September.

Sending sweet packages to serving soldiers

A town shop is giving people the opportunity to send sweets to British servicemen overseas.

£1 million plans to buy empty shops in town centre

Sittingbourne High Street

Swale council and the Spirit of Sittingbourne group have joined forces in a new move to boost the high street.

It's humour...but maybe not as we know it!

David Spurling has released a "corny" joke book for charity

David Spurling loves a laugh and his favourite rib ticklers are the corny gags that most people sigh at.

Thousands flock down Facebook memory lane page

Mark Foster says people have gone 'mental' for The ME Sittingbourne Post Code Group which he created on Facebook

A Facebook group exploring the town's past has received a massive global response.

Missing man 'seen' twice in New Zealand

Matthew Green went missing from Sittingbourne in April 2010

The parents of a roofer missing for more than three years have been given renewed hope after two separate sightings on the other side of the world.

Inside this week's Sheerness Times Guardian

The front of this week's Sheerness Times Guardian

Another packed edition this week, full of top news, sport and leisure from across the Island.

Inside this week's Sittingbourne News Extra

The front of this week's Sittingbourne News Extra

Another packed edition this week, full of top news, sport and leisure from across the greater Sittingbourne area.

Jail for sex offender who abused young boy

Daniel Harding, jailed for sex offences

A convicted sex offender has been locked up for public protection after abusing a boy and showing pornography to another.

Murder suspect must represent himself after refusing legal advice

A Russian national faces a murder case jury without legal representation next month after an argument with lawyers.

Man sought over knifepoint mugging

Efit of a man being hunted over a knifepoint robbery in Sittingbourne

This man is being hunted by police over a terrifying knifepoint mugging in Sittingbourne that left a 27-year-old injured.

Student's crop for charity harvest

A young fundraiser who usually hasn’t got a hair out of place is going under the razor for charity.

Dig uncovers henge dating back 5,000 years

A find at the archaeological dig in Sittingbourne

A rare prehistoric henge, dating from the same time as Stone Henge, has been uncovered in an archaeological dig in Kent.

Weatherman Jeremy files May report

Jeremy Procter analysing the data from his weather monitoring station

As we bask in the first decent sunshine in a very long time, our very own weatherman gives the lowdown on May's highs and lows

Animal pictures lead to national award

Bredgar artist Becky Mair who won a Fine Art Trade Guild's best-selling published artist award

A Bredgar women who draws pictures of animals has been recognised in a national event.

Book shop owner is 'devastated' at having to shut down

Nickel Books in High Street, Sittingbourne.

The town's independent book shop Nickel Books is set to close in October.

Inside this week's Sittingbourne News Extra

The front of this week's Sittingbourne News Extra - out at shops from Wednesday

ANOTHER action-packed edition this week with news, sport and leisure from across the greater Sittingbourne area.

Baby transport tips for mums

Mums were taught how to transport their baby without the aid of wheels.

Borden fete returns after 40 years

Borden’s traditional full-scale village fete is back again.

Family celebrate life of young father at memorial party

Gregg Shoults died suddenly at the family home in Hartlip on October 22, 2012.

Family and friends have organised a party in memory of Gregg Shoults. The young dad died suddenly at his Hartlip home in October last year.

Tyler, 15, takes charge of team... of under-14s

New football boss Tyler House aims to become the Special One by copying old Big 'Ead.

Crowds flock to village war event

Visitors were transported back in time when they arrived at Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway.

Sittingbourne pensioner's miracle escape

A great-grandfather whose car overturned has thanked the other drivers who helped him through his ordeal.

Half-term shake-up at Sittingbourne college

A major staffing change has been announced at Sittingbourne Community College.

£500,000 plan to help boost town trade

Swale Council

Plans are in place for the formation of a new company to help kick-start the town’s regeneration.

Flowers laid at war memorial in memory of soldier

Drummer Lee Rigby

Floral tributes have been left in memory of slain Lee Rigby who was murdered in London last week.

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