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Fifa helps young players

Fifa helps young players

Sittingbourne assistant manager Darren Pont credits the computer game Fifa with helping today’s players become more tactically aware.

Pumpkin pickers fume at farm of 'rotten veg'

Pumpkin pickers fume at farm of 'rotten veg'

Pumpkin-picking families complained they were charged £1.50 to walk in a muddy field full of rotten vegetables. But others say they left it too late.

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Kent Speedway future uncertain as Silver retires

Kent Speedway future uncertain as Silver retires

Kent Speedway promoter Len Silver has announced his retirement with the club facing an uncertain future after their Central Park home was sold.

‘He was my rock, I will miss him for the rest of my life’

‘He was my rock, I will miss him for the rest of my life’

A heartbroken family have paid tribute to a “loving and caring” former firefighter who died suddenly.

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Police appeal to check doorbell footage after thefts from car

Police appeal to check doorbell footage after thefts from car

Residents are being asked to checked their doorbell and CCTV footage after multiple thefts from cars early today.

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Delays on M2 after car overturns

Delays on M2 after car overturns

Drivers faced some delay on the roads as one lane of traffic was shut whilst emergency crews attended to an overturned vehicle.

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A249 to be closed for two weekends

A249 to be closed for two weekends

The Maidstone-bound carriageway of the A249 is to be closed for two weekends as work begins on building a new flyover.

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‘Challenge is his way of marking great nan’s life’

‘Challenge is his way of marking great nan’s life’

An eight-year-old boy is running and cycling a whopping 78 miles in memory of his great nan.

Royal British Legion branch suspended over bank probe

Royal British Legion branch suspended over bank probe

The Royal British Legion has suspended a Kent branch just days before Remembrance Sunday while it conducts a financial review of bank accounts.

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Safety gates ripped out after 11 days

Safety gates ripped out after 11 days

Vandals have ripped down wooden gates installed to block off a notorious rat-run 11 days ago after safety concerns.

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Let's pretend it never happened

Let's pretend it never happened

Darren Blackburn is keen to move on quickly from Sittingbourne’s horror-show against Cray Valley.

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Daylight sex attack in street sparks search for man

Daylight sex attack in street sparks search for man

Police have circulated a CCTV image of a man they want to identify after a woman was sexually assaulted by a stranger in a residential street.

‘Can’t sing? Then come join our tuneless choir’

‘Can’t sing? Then come join our tuneless choir’

A new group has launched for people who can’t sing but love it anyway.

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Anger over brownfield funds loss

Anger over brownfield funds loss

A parish council chairman says he is “angry" to learn his borough council did not apply for a share of funding to help protect the countryside.

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McDonald's killer stabbed teen two years after release

McDonald's killer stabbed teen two years after release

A 20-year-old donned a stab proof vest and chased and stabbed a teenager four years after killing a man with one punch outside McDonald's.

Big Kis win in Kent Derby

Big Kis win in Kent Derby

Owner Jozef Kis was in tears after his 28/1 shot Galaxy Freedom won the Kent Derby at Central Park on Sunday night.

Brickies land international midfielder

Brickies land international midfielder

Sittingbourne have brought an international footballer to Woodstock.

Crossing over railway remains closed

Crossing over railway remains closed

A councillor has slammed Network Rail for making a crossing consultation difficult, but the company says it has been 'as open as possible'.

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Blow to Wheelabrator expansion

Blow to Wheelabrator expansion

The High Court has ruled a company cannot increase the capacity of its waste incinerator plant saying expansion could lead to less being recycled.

Kent death featured in TV documentary

Kent death featured in TV documentary

The tragic death of a retired Army officer from Kent is to be featured in a hard-hitting TV documentary about the state of the NHS.

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