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Dreamland – The Frosted Fairground

Dreamland Margate, the UK’s original pleasure park proudly presents its Christmas event, The Frosted Fairground, from 5th December to 2nd January 2016. Free to enter and pay to ride, The Frosted Fairground transforms Dreamland into a magical winter experience for people of all ages to get into the festive spirit. …

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Local Air Ambulance Lottery Winner

A retired supermarket checkout worker from Sheerness is splashing out on a holiday to Australia after winning more than £11,000 in Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance’s lottery.   The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, signed up for the lifesaving charity’s Superdraw just seven months ago when a canvasser …

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Top ITV Drama filmed in Sheppey

TV viewers across the BRFM region have been glued to their screens watching ITV’s new star-studded drama Jekyll and Hyde and if you’ve been watching closely, you may have seen some familiar places! The 10-part series shot scenes on location in Rochester, the Historic Dockyard at Chatham and the Elmley …

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Campaign to Improve the Lower Road Reaches over One Thousand

A campaign group have collected 1,377 signatures for their petition to improve the Lower Road through the island. The Lower Road Campaign Group is chaired by Helen Knell who was hit by a car on the road while cycling.  She said the group are delighted with the response so far. The petition …

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Kings North Power Station – Demolition Today

4 more structures will be raised to the ground today at Kings North Power Station, the demolition will occur this morning at 9.30am The four structures, made up of 8,000 tonnes of steel and concrete, will be brought to the ground.

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Award Winning Screamland

Dreamland Margate’s scare festival, Screamland has won an ‘Excellence in Design’ award from Haunt Kit Design, based in the US. The only European winners, Screamland has surpassed expectations within its first year. From the production and design to the creativity and atmosphere, Screamland has already welcomed thousands of visitors from …

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Is Sheppey Dreaming of a White Christmas?

Summer has only just gone, but already bookies are slashing the odds on a White Christmas this year from 5/1 to 2/1. But we’re being warned that we could expect lows of -16C, which could mean that the festive period could become an icy nightmare. Some weather experts have predicted 36 days of snow and …

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Dreamland – Scenic Railway Opening

  Jason Winch headed down to Dreamland for the opening of the Scenic Railway. The 1920’s Grade II listed scenic railway has been painstakingly restored after it was destroyed almost a decade ago. Dreamland’s new future has been largely supported by a £6m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Listen …

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Appeal following fatal collision in Halfway

Kent Police Appeal following fatal collision in Halfway Officers investigating a fatal collision on Halfway Road, Halfway, are appealing for witnesses. Kent Police was called at 10.06am on Thursday 15 October following the incident, which involved a silver Ford Fiesta and a black Suzuki motorcycle. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead …

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