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Shoppers are being welcomed back to our high streets from Monday as non-essential retailers reopen their doors. Swale Borough Council is supporting local shops by putting in place measures so people feel confident they can safely come back to our high streets. Things won’t be the same as normal, as people need to maintain social distancing. Individual shops must have plans to […]

People can now have their say on how their public spaces are protected. Swale Borough Council is asking local people’s opinions on protection orders that outline how they manage certain types of anti-social behaviour, improve community safety, and create an inclusive environment. Three types of orders are being reviewed – alcohol (areas in Leysdown, Sheerness, Faversham […]

MHS homes’ repairs team is supporting Medway Foodbank’s work to help families in crisis during the Covid-19 pandemic. Colleagues from mhs homes are providing vital transport services to help the charity collect donated food and toiletries and take the donated stock from the foodbank’s headquarters to its distribution centre, where it is made into food […]

Sheerness Town Council are extremely pleased to announce that they will be giving out free PPE to any front-line members of the community from 10am on Friday 22nd May. Home carers, retail workers, agency staff, taxi drivers and any other public facing individuals are invited to visit The Holy Trinity Church Hall in the Broadway […]

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, […]

Ryan Millns is Fundraising for the NHS during Covid-19 Pandemic I have presented on radio for over 20 years and currently present on Uckfield FM, Seahaven FM & Hailsham FM in East Sussex.  So, I am trying to be the first radio presenter to present on 24 radio stations in 24 hours to raise money […]

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 […]

BRFM’s very own Ian James has organized this Fundraiser. He will be shaving his head completely bald! The goal is to raise £1000. In the difficult time of Lock-down 2020, it hits home even more when someone you care about loses someone they have loved for a lifetime.  My good friend Phil Shorthouse recently lost […]


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