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October, 2016

  • 11 October

    Why can’t we hear you?

    BRFM Mast

    Why can’t we hear you? So this week at BRFM you may have noticed our signal is not as good as it should be. Whilst firstly we would like to thank you for your patience, and kind words we have been getting. We thought it would be good to explain …

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  • 11 October

    LAPWING project Sheppey

    Are you interested in gaining volunteer experience in working with elderly care home residents in vibrant and creative ways? Come and join us at the LAPWING project Sheppey for Wellbeing for a series of sessions at Barton Court Care Home. Please contact Elaine Bashford if you’d like to come along for some …

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  • 11 October

    Promenade AGM + Film/Sound piece Showings

    Come to our AGM meeting and celebrate Sheppey Promenade 2016 with us. We will be showing two films and a Sound piece outdoors, made specially for Promenade on the Flight theme: Films: “A Murder of Crows” performed by Big Fish Arts “Flights of Fancy” by Sheppey Writer’s Group Sound Piece: …

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  • 11 October

    Sheerness County Youth Centre are open Tue and Wed evenings 6.30pm – 9pm

    Sheerness Youth Charitable Incorporated Organisation Charity number 1164072 now own and run the Sheerness County Youth Centre Broadway   Sheerness  Kent ME12 1TP [ corner of Meyrick Road ] Phone Tue/Wed 01795 662808 [ between 6pm – 9pm ] open to young people 12 to 17 Membership Free 50p admission on Tue …

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  • 10 October

    Minsters Magical Fireworks FRIDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2016

    Minsters Magical Fireworks ~ FRIDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2016 This will be our sixth year, the pyrotechnic team’s eleventh. It promises to be even bigger and better than usual. Please get your tickets early to avoid disappointment. Bonfire Barbecue Refreshments Bar, Glow Sticks TICKETS Adults £4.00 in advance, £5.00 on the gate …

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  • 10 October

    Robbery – Sittingbourne

    Kent Police is investigating a report of a robbery at Ufton Lane, Sittingbourne.   It is reported that around 9pm on Friday 7 October 2016, a woman in her 30s was getting out of her car when a man threatened her demanding money.   It is reported that a quantity …

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  • 8 October

    Santa Specials at The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway

    Santa Specials at The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway Santa Santa Specials will be running every December weekend before Christmas. Timetable Trains will depart from Sittingbourne Viaduct station at 11am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm – advanced booking is essential. To book tickets for the Santa Specials please download, print and …

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  • 8 October

    CCTV issued after reported burglary in Minster

    Officers investigating a reported burglary at a property in Minster have released CCTV footage of a man who may be able to assist them.   The incident happened at an address in Queenborough Road and was reported to police at 1.21am on Tuesday 4 October 2016.   It was reported …

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  • 7 October

    Benefits Cap Changes

    Swale Borough Council helping households prepare for Benefit changes Swale council is urging more than 300 households who will be affected by changes to the benefit cap to get in touch to help plan for how this will affect them. The Government introduced a benefit cap for those receiving housing …

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  • 6 October

    What’s on at the Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne

    All event tickets are for sale from the Box Office on 01795 471140 or 24 hours a day from our website www.avenuetheatre.co.uk   Screen @ The Avenue ‘The Carer’ (15) Date and Time:           Friday 7th October at 7.45pm Tickets:                        £4.00 Dorottya is a young Hungarian actress with a burning desire: …

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  • 6 October

    DIY SOS Star On 95.6 BRFM

    When Billy Met Pete. Billy Byrne the popular electrician on DIY SOS Big Build dropped into the studio to chat with Pete Finch. They chatted about the current DIY SOS project here on Sheppey, and about Billy’s experience in a Thailand Retreat earlier this year, throw in Billy and Pete’s …

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  • 5 October

    Talk and book signing – Spooky Kent by Neil Arnold

    click on the poster to enlarge for more information

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  • 5 October

    Sheerness and Southend RNLI Lifeboats Assist in Thames Estuary Rescue

    Volunteer crews from the Sheerness and Southend RNLI lifeboats were called to assist a craft that had run aground on the notorious Maplin Sands The Sheerness all weather lifeboat (ALB) ‘The George and Ivy Swanson’ launched at 9.56pm on Tuesday 4 September to assist an 18 foot sailing vessel, the …

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  • 4 October

    MINSTER GATEHOUSE MUSEUM FAMILY HISTORY DAY

    MINSTER GATEHOUSE MUSEUM FAMILY HISTORY DAY Saturday 8th OCTOBER 11-4pm DO YOU HAVE RELATIVES ON SHEPPEY? WERE THEY EMPLOYED ON THE ISLAND OR IN THE NAVY OR DOCKYARD? OUR ARCHIVES WILL BE OPEN FOR YOU TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT YOUR ANCESTORS THERE WILL BE COPIES OF PARISH REGISTERS FOR WW1 …

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  • 4 October

    Yacht Crew in Difficulty Call for Assistance

      The Sheerness RNLI lifeboat crew responded to a call for help from a yacht in trouble in the River Medway. The volunteer crew of the Sheerness RNLI inshore lifeboat ‘Buster’ launched at 5.17pm on Saturday 1 October after receiving reports that a 19 foot yacht with two people on …

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