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Nightmare Before Christmas for Shoppers

Christmas shoppers were stranded for up to six hours after heavy traffic blocked the car park exits at Bluewater shopping centre. Police were called to help clear the backlog when a broken-down vehicle and high visitor numbers caused traffic chaos at the centre on Monday. The sheer volume of shoppers …

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Sad loss of a much loved Local Singing Teacher.

BRFM understands that a much loved Minster based Singing teacher has passed away. Janie van den Berg Originally from Pretoria, South Africa has been teaching Singing and Piano for a number of years, and judging by comments left on her facebook page was Loved as much by her Students as she …

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Presenters Draw Christmas Raffle

BRFM Draw Halfway Pharmacy Raffle Presenters Les Schneider and Pete Finch have drawn the Christmas Raffle at the Halfway Pharmacy, the raffle has raised £500 for Dementia. the top prize was an iPad Air. Other prizes included Whiskey, David Beckham aftershave, chocolate. The Full list of winning tickets  are below. …

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New Train Station Opens

Commuters will be using a new railway station for the first time during Monday morning’s rush. The first trains will run through a new £26m railway station in Rochester this week. The new station is closer to the town centre and allows longer 12-car trains to pass through. The service …

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Rail Fare Rises in New Year

Rail fares are set to rise by an average of 1.1% next year, but this is said to be less than in recent years. Commuters in Kent are expected to see less increase to their fares than commuters in some other areas from the beginning of 2016. Southeastern is to put …

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Sheerness Gears Up For Christmas

BRFM Presenter, Ellis Stephenson, Reports from Sheerness It was Santa hats, tinsel and warm drinks for Islanders who turned out to usher in the crimbo spirit. The Minster-On-Sea Rotary Club enjoyed their very first Santa run through Sheerness High Street, held to celebrate the beginning of the festive season.     Meanwhile, outside …

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BRFM BIG Christmas Giveaway Sponsored by Hythe House Support

Deserving Family to be given Christmas by Hythe House Support, Sittingbourne This Christmas BRFM have teamed up with Hythe House Fostering in Sittingbourne to give a deserving family a Christmas to remember. Do you know a family that has had a difficult year, maybe through illness, family bereavement or any …

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Sheerness Town Goes all Out for Christmas 2015

Come along to the Town Center this Saturday 5th Dec and join the BRFM roadshow celebrate the Christmas Lights Switch on, Christmas Lantern Parade and The Santa Run. Sheerness will come alive on Saturday with a Christmas market in the High Street from 10pm to 5pm and the annual lantern …

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