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The Story of the Short Brothers

March 7 @ 8:00 am - May 1 @ 5:00 pm
Castle Connections, Queenborough
Isle of Sheppey, Kent ME11 United Kingdom

The Short Brothers were Pioneering Aeronautical Designers and Engineers Biography at Castle Connections, Queenborough You are invited to an exhibition about the Three Short Brothers Horace, Eustace and Oswald and their place in Sheppey's Aviation History. Starting Tuesday 7th March 2017 and being retained until April 2017. A fascinating commemoration to our Islands Heritage I …

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Lost And Found: Exhibition by Laurie Harpum

April 1 @ 11:00 am - April 29 @ 4:00 pm

Laurie Harpum is an artist who lives and works on the Isle of Sheppey. She draws inspiration from her environment and the objects she finds within it. She gathers objects that have been thrown up by the sea, tumbled out of the cliffs, cast out or lost by their previous owners. She uses these found …

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11:00 am

Radionauts Workshop – Movies For Your Ears!

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
No. 34, No. 34 34 High Street Sittingbourne
Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4PB United Kingdom
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Aged between 9-13? Brave enough to venture into new dimensions of audio astro-adventure? The Radionauts team are looking for audio-explorers to make space-themed ‘Movies For Your Ears’. Led by an award-winning radio creator, Anna Henley, Radionauts is a one-day workshop that will help you explore the secrets behind audio dramas and the tricks podcasts use …

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Get Creative Weekend 2017 – Showcase @IdeasTest April 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Get Creative is a campaign to celebrate and support the everyday creativity happening in homes and public spaces. From guerrilla gardening in your street to paint by numbers in your local library, via nail art, yarn bombing and singing in a choir Get Creative are building an actively creative UK that caters for everyone of every …

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12:00 pm

Easter Activities Day

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Easter Activities Day

Easter Activities Day click on the poster to enlarge for more information Easter Activities Day

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Christmas parking scheme in Swale

Swale Borough Council soon launching “Christmas Parking Scheme” This December, Swale Borough Council are making it easier for you to reach Swale’s high streets. Building on feedback from last year’s trial, our 2017 scheme is tailored to each town centre, helping more people get to the shops – so you …

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Kent’s emergency services get hands on with speeding motorists during Road Safety week

20-11-2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS), Kent Police and Highways England are teaming up for Road Safety Week (20-26 November). The message this year is – Speed Down Save Lives. http://www.kent.fire-uk.org/news/news-releases/november-2017/kents-emergency-services-get-hands-on-with-speeding-motorists-during-road-safety-week/ supplied by Kent Fire and Rescue Service Sheppey

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Milton goes festive

Christmas Fayre draws in the crowds in Milton Regis. Crowds of festive shoppers gathered in Milton High Street this morning for the first ever Christmas fayre organised by the Three Hats public house, based in Milton High Street. Happy shoppers turned out despite the rain, from 11am this morning to …

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New school drop-off point frees up road

“Transformational”  new bus & taxis depot at Sittingbourne School. A new drop off point for buses and taxis at a Sittingbourne secondary school has had a “transformational” effect on traffic in neighbouring roads. The new drop off point at the Sittingbourne Community College is in full operation and replaces the …

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Sheppey beaches receive top awards

Highest rating received at 3 Sheppey beaches. The Islands bathing beaches have been given the highest rating for bathing water quality. Leysdown, Minster Leas & Sheerness beaches were all rated as “Excellent” by the Environment Agency, who sampled the water quality of the beaches throughout the summer. The results mean …

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Jailed for 21 Years

Jail sentence announced for Sheppey baby killers A mother of nine and her boyfriend have been jailed for causing the death of her baby boy from a catastrophic brain injury. Danny Shepherd, 26, was sentenced to 13-and-a-half years today, while Katherine Cox, 33, received an eight-year term. As well as …

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Goodbye Forum Tesco

Tesco in the Forum Sittingbourne, set to close. Tesco has announced it is to shut its branch in Sittingbourne’s Forum Shopping Centre. The supermarket giant released a statement yesterday (Monday) saying it had reached the “difficult decision” to close the Metro store in the new year. Tracey Clements, Tesco’s managing …

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