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Man arrested for several burglaries in Kent

Detectives investigating a number of burglaries across Kent have arrested a man.   The 25-year-old of no fixed address, was arrested at 6.55pm on Sunday 3 September 2017 on suspicion of burglary in Bush Avenue, Ramsgate.   He was also arrested on suspicion of a further five burglary offences reported …

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Bagged it, Binned it….Won it!

Reward for responsible behaviour A dog owner from the Isle of Sheppey has been rewarded for her responsible behaviour with a £50 gift voucher. Sue Smith, of Warden, Eastchurch, won the prize as part of a Swale Borough Council campaign to crack down on dog walkers who don’t clean up …

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Have your say with Swale Borough Council

Have your say with Swale Borough Council Swale residents can share their concerns about issues such as litter, fly-tipping and dog fouling at a series of surgeries throughout September. There are three surgery sessions planned for September where officers from the council’s environment warden team will be on hand to …

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incidents from HM Coastguard Sheppey this week

this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey

Monday 28/08/2017 10:36 –  Sheppey Coastguard Rescue Teams were tasked to a light aircraft that had crash landed at Seasalter. On arrival Kent Fire and Rescue, Kent Ambulance and Kent Police were also on scene. The six occupants of the Piper light aircraft were in the care of the ambulance …

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Rose St Cottage of Curiosities in Sheerness is opening for the first time as part of Heritage Open Days

HMS Gannet Ship Figurehead

Rose St Cottage of Curiosities in Sheerness is opening for the first time as part of Heritage Open Days on Thur 7th, Fri 8th, and Sat 9th September from 11 am – 3 pm. Children can follow our Trail to discover and learn about some of our curious artefacts and …

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GCSE Results Day 2017

Hundreds of Year 11 Pupils reveal GCSE Exam Results Hundreds of nervous Year 11 Pupils finally received the news they had been waiting for, as GCSE exam results were officially announced this morning. Schools across Sheppey & Sittingbourne opened their doors to allow students to find out the outcome of …

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Tool theft in Sittingbourne

Appeal for witnesses with Information A local building company are appealing for witnesses after thieves stole valuable tools from the company vehicle in Sittingbourne this afternoon (Wednesday 23rd August). The Builders, who were working on a house extension in Ufton Lane, noticed valuable tools had been stolen from the works …

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Registering to vote

Are you registered to vote in Swale? Thousands of households across Swale are being asked to check their details are correct on the official electoral register. Swale Borough Council is currently writing to 53,000 households across the borough to make sure the borough’s electoral register is correct & up-to-date, during …

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incidents from HM Coastguard Sheppey this week

this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey

14.08.17 at 17.00hrs – Sheppey Coastguards were tasked to Queenborough All Tide Landing (ATL) to assist the Lifeboat towing yacht with 2 persons on-board. Coastguards RV with the yacht and safety advice passed on.   19.08.17 at 23.00hrs –    Tasked to the Queenborough All Tide Landing (ATL) following a …

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M2 Junction 5 improvements – Public Consultation

M2 Junction 5 improvements: Have your say There are plans to improve the M2 Junction 5 / A249 Stockbury Roundabout and invite the public to take part in its forthcoming consultation dates. Highways England is improving the junction to reduce congestion, improve journey times and boost local economic growth. The …

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