A college in Kent has signed up to a new scheme to help people off get off benefits and back to work.
K college is targeting what some say could become the 'lost generation', as long term youth unemployment continues to rise.
The institution will offer courses to long-term unemployed young people, in association with the Royal British Legion which works with people who have been unable to find a job for more than a year. Sarah Saunders reports.
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The youngsters have been split up with some placed into foster care, others put up for adoption and some staying with relatives.
Tuesday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region
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