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Benefits Cap Changes

Swale Borough Council helping households prepare for Benefit changes Swale council is urging more than 300 households who will be affected by changes to the benefit cap to get in touch to help plan for how this will affect them. The Government introduced a benefit cap for those receiving housing …

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DIY SOS Star On 95.6 BRFM

When Billy Met Pete. Billy Byrne the popular electrician on DIY SOS Big Build dropped into the studio to chat with Pete Finch. They chatted about the current DIY SOS project here on Sheppey, and about Billy’s experience in a Thailand Retreat earlier this year, throw in Billy and Pete’s …

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Sheerness and Southend RNLI Lifeboats Assist in Thames Estuary Rescue

Volunteer crews from the Sheerness and Southend RNLI lifeboats were called to assist a craft that had run aground on the notorious Maplin Sands The Sheerness all weather lifeboat (ALB) ‘The George and Ivy Swanson’ launched at 9.56pm on Tuesday 4 September to assist an 18 foot sailing vessel, the …

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Yacht Crew in Difficulty Call for Assistance

  The Sheerness RNLI lifeboat crew responded to a call for help from a yacht in trouble in the River Medway. The volunteer crew of the Sheerness RNLI inshore lifeboat ‘Buster’ launched at 5.17pm on Saturday 1 October after receiving reports that a 19 foot yacht with two people on …

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Distinctive ring reported stolen in Sheppey burglary

Kent Police has released an image of a ring which was reportedly stolen along with other items in a burglary in Minister, Sheppey.   The items were reported stolen between 8.35am and 12.20pm on Wednesday 14 September at a property in Chequers Road.   High value jewellery including two rings, …

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DIY SOS Urgently Need Brickies Today

Today Friday 23rd September 2016 DIY SOS are urgently requesting more Brickies to help out today on site at Elmley Road, Minster. If you can help please be there from 5pm today if you can. You can contact them [email protected]    

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Altercation in Marine Parade, Sheerness

Altercation in Marine Parade, Sheerness   Kent Police is appealing for witnesses following a reported altercation between a man and three teenagers in Sheerness.   The man is alleged to have acted in an aggressive manner towards the boys – all aged 14 – as they walked along Marine Parade, …

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RTC – A2 Canterbury At 2.23pm on Thursday 15 September,

At 2.23pm on Thursday 15 September, Kent Police received a report of a serious road traffic collision on the coastbound carriageway of the A2 near Canterbury.   Police Officers, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the air ambulance were at the scene.   Road closures were put in place on …

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Local Resident Suffers Burglary

Police Tape

Appeal for Information After Burglary local Minster resident, Lifeboat crew member and owner of Popular local business Hagars Electronics, is asking for information after Suffering a Burglary Today. Valuable Watches and Jewelry were stolen when the Safe that contained them was ripped from the house. Tom Ware whom lives with his …

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controlled explosion at Minster Leas beach on the Isle of Sheppey

controlled explosion at Minster Leas beach on the Isle of Sheppey.  Yesterday a member of the public discovery the unexploded shell on the beach and altered the Coastguard. Sheppey Coastguard Rescue Officers (CROs) attended and took pictures of the device which was relayed to the Explosive Ordnance Department (EOD) at …

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