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March, 2016

  • 9 March

    Switch Them Off – Earth Hour

    Swale Borough Council is asking residents and local businesses to switch off during Earth Hour 2016.   WWF’s Earth Hour is an annual global celebration where people switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about the future of our planet.   This year’s celebrations will be …

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  • 8 March

    Sheerness RNLI To The Rescue – Busy Medway Estuary

    Intrepid ‘Eleanor’ to the rescue of stricken ‘Eskimo’. The volunteer crew of the Sheerness inshore lifeboat ‘Eleanor’ dashed to the assistance of a 25ft motor boat ‘Eskimo’ on Monday 7th March at 10:24pm. The stricken vessel, with two male persons on board, had suffered a fuel pump failure off Folly …

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  • 8 March

    Planned Roadworks In Kent And Sussex

    Monday 7th March to Sunday 13th March…..Plan Ahead and be Prepared!!!! As a high number of Islanders and residents in the Swale area commute, we at BRFM thought it may be a good idea to share with you a number of planned roadworks for the Kent and Sussex regions. The following …

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  • 7 March

    Overnight Closures QEII Bridge At Dartford Crossing

    Diversions in place this Friday night and Saturday night 11th and 12th March.   Vital, routine maintenance work is scheduled to be carried out on the QEII bridge this weekend. The works will be carried out overnight to ensure minimal disruption, traffic flows are lowest at these times. However, drivers are advised …

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  • 3 March

    What’s On at the Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne

    events coming soon at the Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne

      Name of Event:                Screen @ The Avenue in the Afternoon: The Man in the White Suit  (U) Ealing Studios  1951. Venue:                                 Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne ME10 4DN Date and Time:                 Wednesday 9th March @ 2pm . Afternoon Screening for Adults only Tickets:                                 £4.00 (includes free …

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  • 2 March

    Woman attacked in Rushenden

    A woman was found with serious injuries at an address in Rushenden this morning. Police were called at around 9am and then pursued a car that failed to stop in connection with the incident.  The drama  unfolded as the car failed to stop for officers and headed towards Leysdown.  It …

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  • 2 March

    IDEAS TEST SWALE & MEDWAY LISTINGS FOR MARCH 2016

    SWALE & MEDWAY LISTINGS FOR MARCH 2016 – IDEAS TEST Tattoo storytelling workshop at the Student Makers’ Market at No.34 High Street.   The Stairwell Gallery: Traces by Karen Crosby March 1 – March 31 11am-4pm Free   Exhibition open Tues – Fri 11am-4pm & Sat 10am-3pm until 31 March. …

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  • 2 March

    Weather Warning for BRFM Region

    The Met Office have issued a weather warning for the BRFM area. The “Yellow” warning of snow and ice is forecast for Friday afternoon and into Saturday morning. The Met Office says a mix of rain and sleet is expected across parts of the south, with snow confined predominantly to …

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  • 1 March

    Diabetes UK Family Weekend

    Become more confident living with Diabetes  Diabetes UK are running a Family Weekend in Ashford on 1-3 April. The event is open to families, including parents and grandparents, and children with Type 1 diabetes along with their siblings. Places are still available, information on prices and how to book can …

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February, 2016

  • 25 February

    Staying Safe – Being Safe

    Some Recent Advice from Our Boys in Blue The chaps at Kent Police Sheppey have recently released some information via Twitter that we at BRFM believe could be of some importance to fellow Islanders and indeed to surrounding areas in Swale. Firstly, please be extra vigilant when answering your door …

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  • 24 February

    Clean For The Queen Event 2016

      Rubber Gloves at the Ready, Good People of Swale. The Clean for the Queen campaign has been organised as a nationwide ‘litter pick’ – the goal being to clean up our green and pleasant land in time for the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations in June 2016. This is a …

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  • 23 February

    Big Fish Little Fish, Sail The Seven Seas At Dreamland!

    Get Ready for a Jolly Passage on the Good Ship Dreamland  – Saturday 9th April 2016 Shiver me timbers! Set sail on the seven seas and join the award-winning family event crew Big Fish Little Fish at Dreamland for a nautically themed family rave. Aimed at parents with kids aged …

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  • 23 February

    Cyclist Seriously Injured – Capel Road, Sittingbourne

    Incident between car and cyclist near Fulston Manor School At 8:35 am this morning, ambulance crews were called to attend an incident  between a cyclist and a car, resulting in the cyclist, a man in his 60’s, suffering a serious head injury. The incident occurred in Capel Road, close to …

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  • 22 February

    New District Commander for Swale

    New district commander for Swale Residents living in Faversham, Sittingbourne and on the Isle of Sheppey have a new district commander in charge of policing in Swale. Chief Inspector Paul Anderson has taken over from Anthony Henley, who is due to retire in April following 30 years working for Kent …

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  • 21 February

    Kent Police has teamed up with the Dogs Trust to offer free micro-chipping for dogs

    Kent Police has teamed up with the Dogs Trust to offer free micro-chipping for dogs. Police community support officers will be on hand between 10am and 2pm at Tesco supermarket, in Bridge Road, Sheerness, on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 February. They are offering a free micro-chipping service which allows …

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