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Memorial bike ride for tragic Kyle

Kyle Coen, 14, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver

Friends of hit-and-run victim Kyle Coen marked the anniversary of his death by holding a memorial bike ride.

Appeal for return of stolen rocking horse

This rocking horse was stolen from a van in Upchurch

The owners of a hand-carved rocking horse have appealed for its return after it was stolen from the back of a van in Upchurch.

Woman, 93, brands attacker 'scoundrel'

Alberta Cockroft was held down on her armchair and robbed

An elderly woman attacked and robbed by a fake window cleaner in her home of 44 years has described him as a "scoundrel".

Noise complaints spark pub review

Landlords Simon and Debbie Pettit are facing losing their entertainment licence after people complained about noise levels from the pub

The landlord of a town pub says his business will be at risk if he loses his entertainment licence.

Tribute to caring Salvation Army Major

Major David Ramsay of Milton Salvation Army who died last Friday.

Major David Ramsay, 59, of Milton Salvation Army, passed away at his home in Hobart Gardens, Sittingbourne on Friday.

More water pollution checks after inferno

A fireball erupts from the fire at the Sweeep recycling centre in Milton Regis. Picture: Andy Ives

Environment Agency officials are continuing to analyse water supplies near a recycling plant devastated by a huge blaze more than three weeks ago.

Man murdered partner's son in stabbing at flats

Dimitris Titovs suffered a fatal stab wound in London Road, Teynham. Picture: @Kent_999s

A man is facing life behind bars after today being convicted of murdering his partner's son - as it emerged he was already a convicted killer.

School parking block leads to child safety fears

Concerns have been raised about the safety of children when a school’s parking arrangement comes to an end.

Leisure centre's new doors for disabled

Swallows leisure centre

Changes are to be made at Swallows leisure centre to help make it user-friendly for disabled people.

Memories group appeals for volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help with an ambitious plan to record people’s memories of the town.

Jury considers verdict in Teynham murder case

Dimitris Titovs suffered a fatal stab wound in London Road, Teynham. Picture: @Kent_999s

A jury was today due to consider its verdict after a man suffered fatal stab wounds on New Year's Day.

Complaints about noise could cost business

Landlords Simon and Debbie Pettit are facing losing their entertainment licence after people complained about noise levels from the pub

A town pub's entertainment licence is set to be reviewed following complaints about noise levels.

Man dies eight days after being hit by car

Stock picture.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a Polish man who was hit by a car in Sittingbourne died from injuries.

Fake window cleaner robs 93-year-old

Efit of a man being hunted after a 93-year-old woman was robbed in Lynsted

Detectives are hunting this man after a man pretending to be a window cleaner burst into her home before attacking her and grabbing her purse.

‘I couldn’t have asked for a better send off’

Former Borden Grammar School head teacher, Harold Vafeas, when he retired last year

Borden Grammar School has said a sad farewell to head teacher Harold Vafeas. He has retired early due to ill health.

Super slimmer sheds 13st in under a year

Martin Howard before he lost his weight

Martin Howard says his life has changed completely after shedding the pounds.

Teenager is set to win footpath battle

Laurence Marshall with Highsted Road behind him.

Laurence Marshall's campaign to get a path installed along a busy lane is a step closer to becoming a reality.

Free parking for shoppers?

Swale Council

Labour councillors are pushing for free parking to be introduced in Swale's three town centres on Saturdays.

Five children freed from locked cars

Firefighters are warning parents to be vigilant after they were called to to five cases of children trapped inside locked cars.

'I didn't see him injured': Man denies stabbing partner's son at flats

Dimitris Titovs suffered a fatal stab wound in London Road, Teynham. Picture: @Kent_999s

A man who denies murdering his partner's son has told jurors he didn't even realise he had been stabbed when trouble erupted early on New Year's Day.

Welcome 'princess' Jessica

Jessica Payne was born the same day as the future heir to the Royal British Throne.

On the same day Will and Kate celebrated the birth of their first child a Sittingbourne couple welcomed their daughter into the world.

Happy birthday!

Margaret Gore celebrated her 80th birthday with 81 children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren

Margaret Gore was 'gobsmacked' by a surprise family reunion to celebrate her impending 80th birthday.

Still time to enter

Blossoms Care Services were crowned Business of the Year at last year's Swale Business Awards

The closing date is looming but firms can still enter this year's Swale Business Awards.

Man stable after being hit by car

Police taped off Avenue of Remembrance in Sittingbourne after a man was hit by a car

A man is now in a stable condition after suffering life-threatening head injuries when he was knocked down by a car in Sittingbourne.

Acne drug suicide tragedy

James Sillcock took his own life after taking acne drug Roaccutane

The father of a man who took his own life after taking acne medication is pleading with youngsters to stop taking the drug.

Inside this week's Sittingbourne News Extra

The front of this week's Sittingbourne News Extra

This week's edition is out tomorrow packed with top local news, sport and leisure from across the greater Sittingbourne area.

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