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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.

Supermarkets and volunteers tackle £20 Universal Credit cut

Supermarkets and volunteers tackle £20 Universal Credit cut

A supermarket has launched Pick Up Packs to help families in need and a community has launched a mobile shop in a converted double-decker bus.

Extra police powers to 'move on' teens amid crime clampdown

Extra police powers to 'move on' teens amid crime clampdown

Teenagers suspected of being involved in crime or anti-social behaviour can be moved on by police as part of a weekend crackdown.

Rat run blocked by security gates

Rat run blocked by security gates

Two security gates have been installed at a notorious rat run to stop drivers taking a short cut and to make it safer for buses to return.

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Road shut by police after girl hit by car

Road shut by police after girl hit by car

A road was shut by police after a young girl was hit by a car.

Work starts on motorway junction

Work starts on motorway junction

Diggers have begun preparation work for a £92m revamp of one of Kent's busiest motorway junctions.

Family’s haunted house is fa-boo-lous

Family’s haunted house is fa-boo-lous

Gravestones, a scorched scarecrow and a 7ft clown are just some of the spook-tacular decorations at one family’s haunted Halloween house.

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Pregnant Covid survivor: 'I was one of the lucky ones'

Pregnant Covid survivor: 'I was one of the lucky ones'

Expectant women are being urged to get a Covid vaccination as soon as possible.

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More to come from the Brickies

More to come from the Brickies

Sittingbourne lost to Herne Bay in the FA Trophy on Saturday - but there’s still plenty to look forward to this season.

Multi-vehicle crash on M2

Multi-vehicle crash on M2

A lane of the M2 was closed after a crash involving multiple vehicles.

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