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Wednesday night Aug 1st 7pm is DCD night and this week the boys return with special guest and top comedian Lee Hurst. You won’t want to miss this one. The boys are back with the usual Listener letter, Fake News and Kamikaze Jukebox

Tributes to Islander Shane Gray continue. Islanders continue to pay tribute to a popular young islander who died in an accident last Wednesday. Shane Gray from Leysdown died at Lakeside Holiday Park near Chicester last Wednesday, the former Minster College pupil was working at the park at the time before his death. West Sussex Police […]

A warning to beach users to stay safe has been issued after a young girl was swept out to sea at Minster this afternoon as the Island took to the beach on UK’s hottest day. Kent Police were called shortly before 1.30pm today to reports a child had been pulled from the sea in Marine […]

Club hits its target with Award! Sittingbourne Community College Archers have been awarded Junior Club of the Year for the 3rd year in a row. The accolade, which recognises the support given to young people while taking part in the sport was presented at the Junior National Championships. Members attended a ceremony at the Lilleshall […]

Watering Lawns is waste of time & water say experts! Turf experts are advising homeowners to avoid watering established lawns during the current hot weather. The Turfgrass Growers Association, whose members represent more than 70 per of all the turf grown in Britain, say watering is wasteful and unnecessary. Coral Russell from the Turfgrass Growers […]

Early harvest, means odour is on its way! The recent hot weather means local farmers will be harvesting some crops slightly earlier this year, which means organic matter will be spread on to fields over the coming weeks. During the summer months (after harvesting), local councils usually receive complaints concerning agricultural odours. Generally, the most […]

Donate your old School uniforms to help others. As the schools break up for summer, parents are being asked to donate school uniform that is no longer needed to help make a difference to other local families. Donating unwanted school clothing could make a big difference to another family, and the environment too! Swale Borough […]

We have the latest vacancies from Sittingbourne & Sheerness Job Centre’s. BRFM Job Spot is back for another week, as we share the latest vacancies from Sittingbourne & Sheerness Job Centres. If you’re currently looking for work or fancy a career change, look below for the latest vacancies from across our area. Here are this […]

School’s out for summer 2018! With many Schools finishing for the Summer from tomorrow in Sittingbourne, Travelmasters have updated their bus service times to accommodate the school early finishing times, please see below any changes that we have been told about. Friday 20th July: Due to Fulston Manor School & Borden Grammer School finishing early […]

Important E-mails from Swale Borough Council Swale Borough Council will be sending out emails next week asking people to confirm their details on the electoral register are correct. If you provided an email address when you registered to vote, or completed other electoral forms, you should be receiving an email next week asking you to confirm your details are correct. The email will ask you to help us keep the electoral register up-to-date by using a secure online system. This will ask you to provide secure codes that have been provided to the named recipient of the email. It DOES NOT ask for other sensitive information such as bank, passport, or driving licence details, and you should always be wary of sites asking for this information. Those who haven’t provided an email address, and those who don’t reply to the email, will be contacted by post in the usual way later in the year. For more information, visit

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