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Blue Flag And Seaside Award Beaches On Our Island.

Lets all Celebrate and have a Beach Day. For the first time ever, three of our Island’s beaches have been awarded both the Blue Flag and Seaside Award Flag. Leysdown, Minster Leas and Sheerness beach have all been recognised for the awards, based on cleanliness, facilities and water quality.   …

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EU Debate on 95.6 BRFM Friday 20th May 2016

Join Wiggy from 1pm to hear his guests debate the EU Today on BRFM the usual monthly surgery with MP Gordon Henderson has a little twist.  From 1pm Wiggy will be joined by Vince Maple (Leader of Medway Labour group).  You will be able to hear his views on Staying …

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Kent County Agricultural Society Scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME APPLICATION, CLOSING SOON The Kent County Agricultural Society’s, Scholarship Scheme Application will close on 31st May 2016. This new Higher Education scheme offers financial assistance to all students who are resident in Kent at the time of their application. Successful candidates will be eligible for up to £1,000 …

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Nominate BRFM for TSB’s Local Charity Partner 2016

TSB – Nominate 95.6 BRFM for your Local Cause that Matters to you! Here’s your chance to nominate BRFM for a Local Charity Partner.  Last year more than £650,000 was raised for TSB’s Local Charity Partners across Britain.  These funds are enabling more than 480 organisations, hand-picked by you, the customers and …

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Hottest Day Of The Year So Far

The BRFM area is basking in sunshine and the warmest temperatures for May since 2012. Top temperatures have reached 26 degrees Celsius in some parts of the south east. The mercury has risen in the south east making it more than 10 degrees hotter than Barcelona and Madrid. Local beaches have …

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RNLI Sheerness Lifeboat Volunteers Search for Missing Dinghy.

A busy night for Sheerness Volunteer Crew. At 5.25pm on Monday 2 May the volunteer crew of the Sheerness inshore lifeboat ‘Eleanor’ were  called to assist with the search for an adult male in a 15 foot dinghy believed to be in the area of Stoke Ooze Saltings/Stoke Creek. The …

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this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey

this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey

this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey Saturday 30th April – 2 incidents on this day: Sheppey Coastguards were called to a man getting cut off by the tide at Minster Leas. He was fishing on a sand bank. He was able to make it back to shore safely. …

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The New Sound of BRFM is Coming!

Spring has sprung (sort of) so it’s time to freshen up a bit and at BRFM, that means we’re going to sound a little bit different. From today, we’re introducing a brand new sound on air. It means that you’ll hear new jingles between the songs! Also, to celebrate, we …

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Blindfold Run For Oliver Smith

The BRFM Roadshow at the Finish Line. It was an absolute honour for us at BRFM to support a group of intrepid men this morning, completing a blindfold run for The Oliver Smith Appeal. The sun was shining, the sky was blue and excitement was in the air. A crowd of well-wishers …

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