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The amount of domestic waste being collected across Swale has increased by almost ten percent compared to last year. With more people staying at home during the day during lockdown, initial figures show that Swale collected 4,354 tonnes of domestic waste during April this year, compared to 3,976 tonnes in month in April last year. […]

It is two months now since the council closed its offices and councillors and staff took their laptops and set up office in their homes. Since then the work has continued, with normal services maintained and a whole set of new responsibilities carried out at the request of Government. We have run community support hubs, […]

With the slight easing of lockdown, many of us – who don’t need to self-isolate to stay safe – can now spend more time outdoors, subject to social distancing rules, but please remember to use your common sense. Individual households can now relax in the park, sunbathe, go for a picnic and go fishing. We can […]

Tonight 11pm on BRFM 95.6FM The Swindle with Elwood & Mark G is back with another special. Back to the 80’s Electro Breakdance special. Taking all you early BBOYS back to your youth. Listen on 95.6FM or at BRFM.net online or just say to your device “play BRFM 96.6FM”

Swale Borough Council maintains changes to parking restrictions to support residents and NHS workers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The council made changes to a number of parking restrictions when lockdown began in March and these changes will remain in place until 1 July. Charges for use of Swale Borough Council car parks remain in […]

The Swindle show on Friday night 11pm produced by Elwood and Mark G presents a Bowie v Prince Special. A battle of the giants Bowie v Prince. One track in turn from each artist for an hour weaved together by the referee armed with some bootlegs, remixes and acapellas.95.6 FM on the dial or BRFM.net […]

Swale Borough Council has planted 2,500 trees as part of their commitment to tackle the climate and ecological emergency. More than 60 volunteers helped plant oak, hazel, beech, hawthorn, alder, willow, dog wood, wild cherry, crab apple, blackthorn, silver birch, pines, yew and holly trees between November 2019 and February 2020. Engie, the Woodland trust, Away Days Faversham, The Friends of Oare […]

Jo from Golden Leas spoke to BRFM’s Peter Finch about the fantastic work and competitions they are doing whilst everyone is in Isolation and the Parks are closed. One such competition is to Design a 2020 Golden Leas, Hollybush & Estuary View postcard. Golden Leas are launching a competition for all kids 3 – 12 […]

Swale Borough Council has launched an appeal to raise money for the voluntary and community groups helping support local people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Swale Community Response is crowdfunding to support the many local groups working to make sure vulnerable local people can stay safe at home to keep themselves safe. Cllr Richard Palmer, cabinet […]

At an Emergency Council Meeting held on Monday 20th April 2020, theCouncillors of Sheerness Town Council voted unanimously to dedicate £22K of their available budget to help support local residents during the Covid-19pandemic. It was agreed that £10K would be assigned to the purchase of PPE (facemasks, aprons, gloves, visors etc) for all front-line staff […]


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