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A249 Sheppey, Kent: safety improvements

Average Speed Cameras on the Sheppey Crossing Work started this morning on installing average speed cameras’s on the A249 Sheppey Crossing. Highways England have said there will be  lane closures and some disruption between 9am and 4pm and the work will be completed by 4pm Monday 20th March.  There will be …

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Maureen Vaughan (Secretary) receiving a gift (triple poppy brooch)

Maureen Vaughan (Secretary) receiving a gift (triple poppy brooch) from Mike Sanger (Treasurer)

Maureen Vaughan (Secretary) receiving a gift (triple poppy brooch) from Mike Sanger (Treasurer) in thanks and recognition for her services as Secretary to the Isle of Sheppey Branch of the Royal British Legion. Maureen has now relinquished the post after 6 years’ service. The presentation was made (6th March) at …

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Alert – Phone Scam !

Minster Parish Council have sent out an Alert today! The public are being warned to stay on their guard against phone callers who ask them: “Can you hear me?” If someone does call you and that is one of the first things they ask you, hang up immediately if you …

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Body of Infant Girl Found in Sheerness, Kent police Detective Inspector Richard Vickery Reports

Kent Police appeal for information, Following Discovery of Body of an Infant. Kent police are continuing to appeal for information, after the Body of an Infant were found in the park between the Swimming pool and the Roman Catholic Church on Broadway, Sheerness. at 12.48pm on Saturday 4th March 2017. …

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Large grass fire at Queenborough

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Large grass fire at Queenborough  02-03-2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large grass fire on marshland near Manor Road, Queenborough. Firefighters used beaters and portable firefighting equipment to tackle the flames. Around four hectares of grassland – an area the equivalent of nearly six football pitches …

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The Swale Business Awards Enter The Eleventh Year Of Celebrating The Best In The Borough

Swale Business Awards

The Swale Business Awards Enter The Eleventh Year Of Celebrating The Best In The Borough   On 7th March 2017, the Swale Business Awards will begin accepting applications for entries into the eleventh annual awards.   After the success of last year’s Swale Business Awards, which saw the highest amount …

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Swale community groups receive police donations

A number of community groups in Swale will each benefit from a £500 donation from the Kent Police property fund.   The fund is raised from the sale at auction of unclaimed items seized during operations, and twice a year the money is distributed to organisations that provide a service …

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The Vinyl Collection

  The Vinyl Collection is back tonight at 10pm, Pete Finch is taking a night off, Steve Bishop steps in as a more than adequate replacement. On tonight’s show Steve’s featured artist is The Eagles, you can also expect Pink Floyd, Queen, Bowie, Al Stewart & ELO and a whole host of …

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Car overturned in Sheerness

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters were called to an RTC involving a car on its side in Bridge Road, Sheerness. A man was trapped and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to release him via the side door of the car. They remained to make the scene safe.   supplied by Kent Fire and Rescue Service

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Attempted Robbery – Eastchurch

Kent Police is investigating a report of an attempted robbery at Eastchurch near Sheerness.   It is reported that between 12.50pm and 1.30pm on Saturday 18 February 2017, a man in his 40s was walking along Church Road talking on his mobile phone when two men assaulted him from behind. …

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