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Minster Burglary

Thieves target The Abbey Cake Shop, Minster The owners of the Abbey Cake shop are appealing for witnesses with information after discovering thieves had targeted their business during the early hours of Sunday morning. Owners of the popular Minster business, took to Facebook after discovering the front door of their …

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Officers appeal for witnesses to serious collision in Sheerness

Officers from Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving three vehicles.   The collision happened at around 6.25pm on Friday 18 August 2017 on Brielle Way, Sheerness.   A blue Peugeot 206 was travelling towards Sheerness when it was involved in a collision …

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Teenager rescued from cliff face on Sheppey

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

18-08-2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Bell Farm Lane, Minster on Sea to rescue a teenage male who had fallen around 15 feet down a cliff face and had sustained a leg injury. Two fire crews and the KFRS specialist rope rescue unit attended. Crews worked together …

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A-Level success in Swale

A-Level Results are in for the Class of 2017 across Sittingbourne & Sheppey Students across Sittingbourne & Sheppey have been finding out whether they received the grades needed after 2 years of hard work in Colleges & Sixth Forms across the borough. Results were revealed on Thursday morning across Schools …

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Roadworks in Sittingbourne delayed

A249 Diversion

Sittingbourne town centre roadworks delayed & need reviewing A busy town centre road in Sittingbourne is to remain closed for an extra week. Roadworks on Milton Road has forced the closure since 24th July and were  expected to be lifted this week, but the “Spirit of Sittingbourne” project managers say …

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incidents from HM Coastguard Sheppey this week

this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey

Tuesday 8th August at 6.45pm – Sheppey Coastguard were tasked to Minster Leas following a report of two vessel in difficulty off the Leas. On arrival it was determined that the two vessels had deliberately grounded. Their intention was to re-float on the next high tide. No persons were in …

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Please Don’t Take Them Away: The Pirate Radio Era

BRFM’s Big L remembers the radio pirates 1964 was a truly great year, why? It saw the emergence of off-shore radio stations, especially around the South-East coast of England. Whilst the springtime had seen the start of both Radio Atlanta & Radio Caroline (who would end up as Caroline North …

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Serious collision in First Avenue, Sheerness

Officers investigating a collision on the Isle of Sheppey are appealing for witnesses.   The incident happened in First Avenue, Sheerness, at about 8am on Wednesday 9 August 2017.   A woman in her 50s was taken to a London hospital with serious injuries after a collision with a blue …

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Drink and drug driving – Summer enforcement  

Police officers have arrested 171 people during a crackdown on motorists who drive vehicles while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.   Every summer, Kent Police runs a campaign to target those who put themselves and others in danger by driving vehicles on roads despite being over the legal …

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A Tribute to the Radio Pirates

Radio London was an offshore commercial station that operated from 23 December 1964 until 14 August 1967, from a ship anchored in the North Sea, three and a half miles off Frinton-on-Sea, in Essex. The station, like other offshore radio operators at the time, was dubbed a pirate radio station. Pirate radio led to the beginning …

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