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January, 2017

  • 16 January

    Officers appeal for witnesses after man threatened with knife in Sheerness

    Kent Police is appealing for witnesses after a man reported being threatened with a knife in Sheerness.   The incident is believed to have occurred in Telescope Alley, Clyde Street, Sheerness on Saturday 14 January 2017 between 8.40pm and 8.50pm.   The victim was walking home when he was approached …

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  • 13 January

    FREE workshops Tuesday January 17th artist filmmaker Andrew Kotting

    On Tuesday January 17th we will be working with artist filmmaker Andrew Kotting. He has made a special selection of his own films and some of his favourites by other filmmakers on the theme of ‘Fairground’. We will talk about film, filmmaking and curating film and begin to plan a …

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  • 12 January

    Weather and School Closure Updates

     Weather Warnings and School Closure Updates With the snow and flood warnings BRFM will be doing our best to keep you updated as to school closures and flood warnings. Regular reports will be going out on air and via the Website, Facebook and Twitter to keep you informed.  If we …

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  • 11 January

    Swale residents urged to keep vehicles secure

    Swale residents are being urged to keep their vehicles secure to prevent thieves from breaking in. Kent Police is continuing to tackle those who commit such offences, and on Saturday 7 January 2017 officers travelled to the Thistle Hill estate in Minster, Sheppey, following reports that a man had been …

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  • 9 January

    Cold Weather Warning

    Kent urged to keep warm and well With cold and wintry weather predicted over the next few days, families across Kent are being urged to follow a few simple measures to keep their loved ones safe and healthy. A level two cold weather alert has been announced for Kent by …

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  • 8 January

    Reminder to keep homes and valuables secure following Christmas

    Kent Police is sharing some post-Christmas crime prevention advice to help remind residents how to keep homes secure following the festive season.   There is typically an increase in the number of burglaries committed at this time of year, partly due to the longer darker evenings but also because offenders …

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  • 8 January

    Officers appeal to witnesses following report of aggravated burglary in Minster

      Officers were called to Baldwin Road, Minster, at 10.22pm on Saturday 7 January 2017 to a report that two men had forced their way inside a house.   The victim, aged in his fifties, heard a knock at the front door and when he opened the door two men, …

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  • 6 January

    Live Art Practice Wellbeing Inspired Network Group ‘LAPWING’ at the 26th January Creative Care Expo

    The LAPWING project is an ‘arts for dementia and arts for community mental health wellbeing’ project, aiming to build the confidence, capability and capacity of Kent’s local artists. The partnership is led by Age UK Canterbury and has been supported by Kent Creative Arts CIC. It aims to promote more …

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  • 6 January

    Anita Harris will be returning to Sheppey Little Theatre on Saturday 25 February

    The beautiful and talented Anita Harris will be returning to Sheppey Little Theatre on Saturday 25 February at 7.30pm. Tickets just £20 from Sheppy Glass click on the poster to enlarge for more information  

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  • 5 January

    Time to take the Christmas Tree down

    Time to take down the Christmas decorations and dispose of the tree. Swale Council do not collect real Christmas trees alongside your blue or green bin. If you have a brown bin however, please ensure that the tree is chopped up to fit inside the bin. For more information on …

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  • 3 January

    Sheerness RNLI Lifeboat Callout Update

    2 January 2017                                                                       VIC 20150407 Sheerness RNLI lifeboat was called out to an unmanned craft drifting in the River Medway. The volunteer crew of the Sheerness RNLI inshore lifeboat was called to a vessel adrift in the river at Rochester. The Sheerness inshore lifeboat ‘Buster’ was launched at 10.59 am …

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  • 3 January

    Highways England News Release

    Planned roadworks in Kent: weekly summary for Monday 2 January to Sunday 8 January 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 2 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our …

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December, 2016

  • 24 December

    Paul Yung – The Living Years

    This is an interview with Paul Yung from Demelza House about the charity single that has been released featuring a 300 strong choir made up of 20 Hospices including Demelza, led by Paul Carrack of Mike and the Mechanics, it is a great song for a great cause, listen to …

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  • 23 December

    Westlands Student Fundraising with Go Fund Me

    Kenya Fundraising Project Charlotte Clymer is 16 years old and currently attend a school called Westlands Secondary School in Sittingbourne. She is fundraising £4000 for disadvantaged children in Kenya. Charlotte said: “Have you ever known what it feels like to have no schools, no home, not even a local toilet? No, me neither.  …

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  • 23 December

    Christmas Lights Extravaganza from Warden Bay

    Local couple, Kelly and Daniel Arnott take Christmas to another level. Today (23rd Dec 2016) BRFM presenter, Peter Finch, spoke on air with Daniel Arnott about his family home Christmas lights. Daniel explained how over the years his Christmas lights would get bigger and bigger and this year he wanted …

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