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March, 2016

  • 28 March

    Storm Katie – Widespread Destruction In Swale And South East

    Take extra care if driving – Reporting Issues. Storm Katie hit the south of England this weekend causing widespread destruction. Kent Police, Highways England and UK Power have all reported weather related calls this morning. Members of the public are discovering roads impassable due to fallen trees. Please take extra …

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  • 26 March

    Yellow Weather Warning for Kent

    We’re being warned of strong winds this weekend. The Met Office have issued a Yellow Warning, telling us that a swathe of strong winds, accompanied by a band of heavy rain will move east across England and Wales during Saturday afternoon and early evening. This is expected to bring gusts of 40-50 …

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  • 23 March

    The Enterprise Takes Off At Dreamland This Easter

    Vintage thrills and spills -Easter Fun in Margate……. March 25 – April 10 The Enterprise, Dreamland Margate’s latest addition to its vintage ride collection, launches this Good Friday at the start of ‘The Hoist the Main Sail’ Family Easter Event at the UK’s original pleasure pa The ride features gondolas …

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  • 21 March

    Easter Joy For Drivers In The South East.

    Eggs-cellent news if you’re planning a get-away with the family!! Highways England have good news for those of us planning on getting away with the family over the Easter period. 155 miles of roadworks are to be removed, meaning that 97% of major A-roads and motorways will be roadwork free. …

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  • 19 March

    Easter Sunday Closure of A2 At Bean – Resurfacing Works

    Plan ahead for Easter Weekend journeys. The coastbound A2 will be closed between the slip roads at Bean/Bluewater on Easter Sunday and Monday morning for essential resurfacing. The closure on the coastbound A2 will begin at around midnight on Saturday 26 March (into Sunday) until around 10am on Monday 28 …

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  • 19 March

    Abnormal Loads To Use The Dartford Crossing.

    Plan ahead – disruptions expected over a number of weekends. Drivers are being asked to plan their journeys as a series of slow-moving, abnormal loads will be using the Dartford Crossing as part of their journey. Nine transformers are being moved overnight from Littlebrook Power Station to Thamesport on the …

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  • 17 March

    Microchip Your Dog Or Face A Hefty Fine.

    The ‘chips’ are down for dog owners. Dog owners are being warned about a change in the law making it an offence to have a dog over eight weeks old and not have it microchipped or have the details up to date. There is less than three weeks left before …

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  • 17 March

    Further Overnight Closures Of The QEII Bridge This Weekend.

    Traffic diversions in place overnight 18 and 19 March. Please be aware if you use the QEII bridge over the weekend, there are further planned overnight closures. Be advised to plan your journey and allow extra time if these works are likely to affect you. The works began last weekend …

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  • 16 March

    Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Academy

    Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Academy Monday 21st March Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey, East Campus, Minster Road, Students and staff are looking forward to welcoming the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Academy where he will be visiting lessons, answering student questions on faith and listening to concerns of the young people …

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  • 16 March

    Stolen Car – Sheppey

      Can people please keep a look out for a Ford Fiesta, stolen from the Minster area last night. Registration – EG15 JYF Please contact local police with any information. Many thanks.

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  • 15 March

    Trapped On An Old Russian Submarine

    Early morning call for ‘Eleanor’. The volunteer crew of the Sheerness inshore lifeboat ‘Eleanor’ were called at 3.40 am on Saturday 12 March to rescue three adult men who had become marooned on an old Russian submarine,U475 ‘Black Widow ’which is moored in the Medway off Strood. Many local people …

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  • 15 March

    Have Your Say, Ask Your Questions – Local NHS Services Sittingbourne and Sheppey

    Your opportunity to shape NHS services near YOU!!! Local people have been invited by The NHS in Sittingbourne and Sheppey to attend a number of organised meetings intended to provide an opportunity for people to share views and ask questions relating to local NHS services. The first of these meetings …

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  • 15 March

    Planned Roadworks In Kent And Sussex 14/03 – 20/03

    Weekly summary Monday 14 March – Sunday 20 March 2016. Highways England have again forwarded information regarding planned roadworks in the Kent and Sussex regions. As always, these plans could be subject to change due to weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances. Locals commuting into and around these areas are …

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  • 14 March

    Polka Dot Arts – Teynham Recycling Art Workshop

    Polka Dot Arts - Teynham Recycling Art Workshop

    Polka Dot Arts – Teynham Recycling Art Workshop (RAW) Wednesdays for Easter. Please book as spaces are limited 01795 522566 Price includes biscuits and drinks. 1st week we are making Cardboard mobiles. 2nd  week we are making plastic bag

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  • 10 March

    this year @SandKLR The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway

    Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway

    this year at The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway • Good Friday to Easter Monday (25-28th March) we have 4 days of steam with trains departing Sittingbourne Viaduct station hourly from 11am until 4pm Then every Sunday 1-4pm until the end of September, special events this year are: • 10th …

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