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Swale’s London Marathon runners With just one day left of training for runners to prepare themselves for this years London Marathon, we highlight some of the Borough’s runners who are taking on the 26.2 mile challenge around the sites of London. Organisers have already sent messages to competitors regarding the recent rise in temperatures, warning them […]

Join Mark Peters from 3pm on the Afternoon Show on BRFM Gordon Henderson will be on air from 1pm today with updates of his projects and what he’s been involved in since the last time he was here in the studio. He will be available to answer your questions, give the studio a call on 01795 874422 or text […]

After their relaunch of the DCD show two weeks ago which saw one listener turn up in a Fez hat dressed like Tommy Cooper armed with a pot of Tea and a second listener turn up wearing nothing, what on earth have these two got lined up for us this week? Find out 7pm this […]

Latest update on Toddler arm accident Earlier this week we reported the story of a toddler aged 3, who we believed had an severe arm injury involving a tumble dryer, in a terrifying accident at the Eastchurch Holiday Centre. The toddler was rushed to King’s College Hospital in London with his severed limb packed in […]

Toddler’s accident at Sheppey Holiday Camp A toddler aged 3 had one of his arms ripped off when he climbed into a tumble drier at a holiday park in Eastchurch. The horrific accident happened at the Eastchurch Holiday Camp on Monday (April 9th). The three-year-old boy was rushed to a London hospital by the Kent, […]

Sittingbourne regeneration works under-way More work has begun on the regeneration programme in Sittingbourne this week. The spirit of Sittingbourne regeneration will create a brand new 8 screen cinema, six new restaurants including Pizza Express & Wildwood, as well as a new 300 space multi car park. The first phase of works on the complex […]

A Sittingbourne Teacher performs on new singing show. A Computer-Science teacher from Sittingbourne was the first to appear on a new ITV singing show. Mr George Wheeler a teacher from Fulston Manor Secondary School in Sittingbourne appeared on the ITV new entertainment Sunday evening show “Change your tune” which doesn’t look for the best singer, […]

Plans approved to renovate & re-use Grade II Sheppey Court A Georgian mansion on Sheppey is set to be given a new lease of life after plans to renovate the building were given the go ahead. Swale Council’s Planning Committee approved plans to build 33 one bed, two bed & three bedroom houses at Sheppey […]

Royal visit to Sheppey. The Duke of Kent visited the Isle of Shppey today, stopping off at 5 locations. The Duke first visited the Guidhall Museum in Queenborough to meet the Charter 650 Committee, which was formed to celebrate 650 years of the town’s royal charter. Among those greeting the royal, included Sittingbourne & Sheppey […]

Southern Water criticised over payouts. Water bosses from Southern Water have landed themselves in hot water with councillors for treating Sheppey differently to Sittingbourne. At a Swale Borough Council meeting last Wednesday (28th March), Southern Water was first congratulated for slashing out £700,000 compensation automatically to over 5,000 Sittingbourne residents when homes, businesses & schools […]



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