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Queenborough caravan fire

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

26-03-2017 KFRS crews were called to a fire in Brielle Way, Queenborough where a small caravan was well alight. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to deal with the fire.   supplied by Kent Fire and Rescue Service Sheppey

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Search called off for man in sea at Sheerness

  Kent Police has called off the search for a man who was reported to have walked into the sea at Sheerness. After extensive enquiries they now believe the man found his own way out of the water and is safe and well. Kent Police officers, the police helicopter, the …

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Film Shooting In Rochester Looking for Extras

Do you fancy being in the movies? Dresden Pictures are shooting a sci-fi film called Biopunk on Sunday in Rochester, Kent and are looking for Extras to help.  They have the star of Game of Thrones Kristain Nairn who played Hodor in the film and they are looking for extras to come …

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Police uncover cannabis factory in Queenborough

  Kent Police has arrested a man and seized a number of cannabis plants in Queenborough. Officers from Swale Community Policing Team attended an industrial building in Railway Terrace, Queenborough during the morning of Thursday 23 March 2017 while patrolling the area. Around 500 cannabis plants were recovered by officers, …

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Gunshots outside Parliament – several injured

Parliament is on lockdown after a “terror attack” where a man ploughed a car into pedestrians before stabbing a police officer outside the Palace of Westminster. As many as a dozen people were mowed down on Westminster Bridge by the attacker before he ran towards the Houses of Parliament and …

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Brothel Arrests in Sittingbourne

Four Women Charged Four women have been arrested on suspicion of running a brothel in Sittingbourne. The arrests were made by officers from the Swale Community Policing Team at two addresses in Burley Road shortly after 11am on Tuesday 21 March 2017. They were visiting the houses after receiving reports …

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Vehicle alight Minster-on-Sea

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

20-03-2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a vehicle alight in Seaside Avenue, Minster-on-Sea. Firefighters wore breathing apparatus while putting out the flames from the vehicle’s engine. There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is not yet known.   supplied by Kent Fire and Rescue …

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Car alight against building – Sittingbourne

16-03-2017 Firefighters were called to the scene off Castle Road on the Eurolink Trading Estate in Sittingbourne following reports of a vehicle on fire against a commercial building. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a high-pressure hose reel jet to extinguish the flames. A neighbouring property is thought to have sustained …

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Two rescued from mud-bound vessel – Queenborough, Isle of Sheppey

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

14-03-2017 An adult male and a female youth have been led to safety after their vessel became mud-bound and grounded at low tide off Queenborough on the Isle of Sheppey. Firefighters used mud paths to access the trapped persons, with support from the rest of the crew aboard an inland …

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Burglary advice following reports across North Kent

Kent Police is reminding residents of some crime prevention advice that can help them avoid becoming a victim of burglary. Officers on the North Division, which covers Medway, Swale, Gravesham and Dartford, are investigating a number of reports that have been received over the weekend. Reports have been received from …

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