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‘Air raid sirens sound up to 15 hours a day, but we go on as normal’

‘Air raid sirens sound up to 15 hours a day, but we go on as normal’

An NHS volunteer working in Ukraine, just miles away from the Russian border, to help the war effort has spoken of the realities of life there.

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Serial burglar stole firefighter’s bank card from station

Serial burglar stole firefighter’s bank card from station

A serial burglar on a one-man crime spree stole a firefighter’s scooter and bank card from their station – then used it in a nearby shop.

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Candidate concerned after fire outside party HQ

Candidate concerned after fire outside party HQ

An ‘unexplained’ fire started close to the offices of a Tory election candidate.

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Air ambulance lands at cricket club

Air ambulance lands at cricket club

An air ambulance landed at a sports ground after a call to a medical incident.

Major supermarket expansion work gets under way

Major supermarket expansion work gets under way

A prominent marital arts building will be demolished as a town centre supermarket is expanded.

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Late Strictly star Len leaves children’s hospice gift in will

Late Strictly star Len leaves children’s hospice gift in will

A professional dancer has left a hospice in his home county a substantial sum of money in his will.

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Gutsy, fiery and only 18 – high hopes for Brickies new boy

Gutsy, fiery and only 18 – high hopes for Brickies new boy

Sittingbourne could have something of a wonderkid on their hands following their latest summer signing.

Person hit by train dies

Person hit by train dies

A person has died after being hit by a train.

Sweet-toothed thief jailed after stealing cakes

Sweet-toothed thief jailed after stealing cakes

A thief has been jailed for stealing cherry bakewells, macaroons and country slices on three separate occasions.

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Man taken to hospital after falling ‘head-first’ between train and platform

Man taken to hospital after falling ‘head-first’ between train and platform

Emergency service crews were called to a railway station following reports a passenger had suffered head injuries.

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Kings edge Trophy thriller

Kings edge Trophy thriller

Kent Kings beat Rye House in a last-heat decider to win the Kent/Herts Trophy clash at Iwade.

Magical Bluebear conjures up milestone win

Magical Bluebear conjures up milestone win

Local hopes were dashed in the £12,500 Kent Silver Salver final - but a long trip was worth it with a first major win neutrals would have enjoyed.

Waterside regeneration at ‘hidden treasure’ bought for £5.6m

Waterside regeneration at ‘hidden treasure’ bought for £5.6m

A creek could see an overhaul with two regeneration projects looking to transform the waterside with new homes alongside a cafe, shop and workshops.

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Huge disruption on Kent trains after separate incidents

Huge disruption on Kent trains after separate incidents

A person has been hit by a train, while another has been taken to hospital following separate emergencies on the line in Kent.

Bus window smashed after second ‘shooting’ on housing estate

Bus window smashed after second ‘shooting’ on housing estate

A bus boss is calling for witnesses to come forward after two of his vehicles were shot within days on the same housing estate.

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24-hour gym to complete town centre regeneration project

24-hour gym to complete town centre regeneration project

The last vacant units at a new leisure complex are to be filled by a fitness centre.

Housing estate plans on ‘best’ land in village rejected

Housing estate plans on ‘best’ land in village rejected

Plans to build homes on the ‘best and most versatile’ plot of farmland in a village have been blocked.

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Rocketmen bring international firepower

Rocketmen bring international firepower

Kent Kings welcome Rye House Rockets for the Kent-Herts Trophy this weekend - and the fixture will have a cosmopolitan feel.

Fire at derelict high street building

Fire at derelict high street building

Firefighters have responded to a blaze at a derelict town centre building.

Prestedge adds to Brickies mix

Prestedge adds to Brickies mix

Reece Prestedge has explained what attracted him to agree to join Sittingbourne’s management team.

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