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A249 Planned road works

A249 Road Works planned for next week Highways England are planning 4 nights of road works on the A249 southbound starting on Monday 14th August until Friday 18th August between the junctions with the A250 Queenborough Road and the A2 at Sittingbourne. Road repairs are planned overnight to avoid congestion …

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Sheerness & Sittingbourne Pools Closed

Swimming Pools Closed. Week 3 of the Summer Holidays, and  parents trying to find activities to keep the children entertained in the bad weather will have to keep looking as it was announced again today that Sheerness swimming pool will remain closed following another power cut. The pool, part of …

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Accident closes Scocles Road, Minster

Kent Fire and Rescue Service Sheppey

Accident closes busy Sheppey Road Emergency services are currently at the scene of an accident around one of Sheppey’s busiest roads, involving a car & lorry. Two fire engines were called to Scocles Road in Minster just after 3:00pm this afternoon (Monday 7th August) Police are turning around traffic, heading …

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Pick-up truck crash on Marine Parade, Sheerness

Pick-up truck crash on Marine Parade, Sheerness. A Pick-up truck has crashed into the fencing of the Catamaran Club in Marine Parade in Sheerness. The accident happened just after 3pm today (Wednesday 2nd August) causing the road to be closed quickly to allow emergency services to attend the scene. It …

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M2 road crash

Kent Fire and Rescue Service Sheppey

01-08-2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of a vehicle fire on the M2 London-bound, between junction 6 (Faversham) and junction 5 (Sittingbourne). Firefighters were called just before 7pm. They arrived on the scene to find a crash involving four cars. There was also a small amount of …

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Plea for help to find missing Sheppey schoolgirl

Brother pleads for help to find  missing Sheppey schoolgirl The step-brother of missing Sheppey schoolgirl Abigale Spree has spent the day visiting local businesses asking them to display posters of the missing schoolgirl, who was last seen over a week ago. Abigale, aged 15, was last seen at 10pm on …

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Swale commemorates the Battle of Passchendaele

Swale commemorates the Battle of Passchendaele. On Sunday 30th July, Sittingbourne held a service of remembrance for those who lost their lives in the “Battle of Passchendaele” in 1917. Passchendaele is the name commonly given to the third battle of Ypres fought in Belgium in the Summer & Autumn of …

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Appeal after serious collision in Stockbury

Kent Police is appealing for information following a collision in Stockbury, near Sittingbourne. Officers were called to a report that a white Ford KA had overturned on the A249 in Stockbury Valley at 10.11am on Sunday 23 July 2017. The South East Coast Ambulance Service, Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air …

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Money raised for Grenfell Tower Victims

Gordon Henderson Thanks the People of Swale The Sittingbourne and Sheppey Conservative Association (SSCA) and Gordon Henderson MP would like to thank everyone who donated items following their Grenfell Tower appeal.   Churches and community centre’s in London were overwhelmed with items so it was decided that the items donated …

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