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March, 2017

  • 24 March

    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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  • 24 March

    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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  • 22 March

    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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  • 22 March

    this year at The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway @Stopem @SandKLR

    The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway

      Work Weekend this weekend and 8/9th April Good Friday to Easter Monday (14-17th April) 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:   1st & …

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  • 22 March

    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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  • 21 March

    Celebrate Mother’s Day with 95.6 BRFM

    Listen to 95.6 BRFM for your Chance to win and tell Mum ‘I Love You’ This Mother’s Day, BRFM are offering you a chance to tell your Mum you love her, say thank you or just let her know you care. Call us here at BRFM on 01795 874422 and record …

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  • 20 March

    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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  • 17 March

    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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  • 15 March

    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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  • 14 March

    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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  • 10 March

    Maureen Vaughan (Secretary) receiving a gift (triple poppy brooch)

    Maureen Vaughan (Secretary) receiving a gift (triple poppy brooch) from Mike Sanger (Treasurer)

    Maureen Vaughan (Secretary) receiving a gift (triple poppy brooch) from Mike Sanger (Treasurer) in thanks and recognition for her services as Secretary to the Isle of Sheppey Branch of the Royal British Legion. Maureen has now relinquished the post after 6 years’ service. The presentation was made (6th March) at …

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  • 10 March

    Alert – Phone Scam !

    Minster Parish Council have sent out an Alert today! The public are being warned to stay on their guard against phone callers who ask them: “Can you hear me?” If someone does call you and that is one of the first things they ask you, hang up immediately if you …

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  • 2 March

    Large grass fire at Queenborough

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    Large grass fire at Queenborough  02-03-2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large grass fire on marshland near Manor Road, Queenborough. Firefighters used beaters and portable firefighting equipment to tackle the flames. Around four hectares of grassland – an area the equivalent of nearly six football pitches …

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  • 1 March

    Sheppey Horticultural Society allotment plot vacancies

    Sheppey Horticultural Society

    For information about the Sheppey Horticultural Society and the latest situation regarding allotment plot vacancies contact our Secretary = Mr Brian Williams on 07851253603 Or Call into one of our shops at either the Richmond Street site or Medway Road site Sheerness on Sunday mornings between 9am and 12midday Website: …

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  • 1 March

    The Swale Business Awards Enter The Eleventh Year Of Celebrating The Best In The Borough

    Swale Business Awards

    The Swale Business Awards Enter The Eleventh Year Of Celebrating The Best In The Borough   On 7th March 2017, the Swale Business Awards will begin accepting applications for entries into the eleventh annual awards.   After the success of last year’s Swale Business Awards, which saw the highest amount …

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