Recent Posts

May, 2016

  • 24 May

    Sheerness ILB, Chilling Recovery.

    Sheerness ILB, Chilling Recovery video A man clinging for his life to a buoy for two hours in the dark in the Medway Estuary was rescued by a Good Samaritan and Sheerness RNLI lifeboat volunteers. The 64 year old man had transferred from his yacht moored in Halstow Creek to …

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  • 20 May

    Ashfest 2016 – Seacliff Clubhouse

    Saturday 28 May..12pm till late! Ashfest is an annual all day and night charity music festival in memory of L/Cpl James Ashworth VC killed in Afghanistan in June 2012. Hosted by The Skaman there’s live music throughout the day, raffle, bouncy castle and BBQ by Island Delight Caribbean Cuisine. Fun …

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  • 20 May

    Blue Flag And Seaside Award Beaches On Our Island.

    Lets all Celebrate and have a Beach Day. For the first time ever, three of our Island’s beaches have been awarded both the Blue Flag and Seaside Award Flag. Leysdown, Minster Leas and Sheerness beach have all been recognised for the awards, based on cleanliness, facilities and water quality.   …

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  • 18 May

    Kent County Agricultural Society Scholarship

    SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME APPLICATION, CLOSING SOON The Kent County Agricultural Society’s, Scholarship Scheme Application will close on 31st May 2016. This new Higher Education scheme offers financial assistance to all students who are resident in Kent at the time of their application. Successful candidates will be eligible for up to £1,000 …

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  • 17 May

    Artists in the Woods 2016 12th June 2016 10-4pm

    Artists in the Woods 2016 12th June 2016 10-4pm If you haven’t ever been to Oare gunpowder works, near Faversham… You should, it is a beautiful natural place. On the 12th June the Swale Arts Forum take over the woods again the theme being nature, myths and magic. For the …

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  • 11 May

    Nominate BRFM for TSB’s Local Charity Partner 2016

    TSB – Nominate 95.6 BRFM for your Local Cause that Matters to you! Here’s your chance to nominate BRFM for a Local Charity Partner.  Last year more than £650,000 was raised for TSB’s Local Charity Partners across Britain.  These funds are enabling more than 480 organisations, hand-picked by you, the customers and …

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  • 10 May

    Shanty Singing Evening with Fish and Chip Supper

    Shanty Singing Evening with Fish and Chip Supper Join Sam the Shanty Man for a rollicking evening of Shanties! Price: £10.00 Includes a Fish & Chip Supper. Booking Essential – Contact 07775 712306 Sam the Shanty Man will mould the most unlikely bunch of landlubbers into a crew of salty …

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  • 10 May

    bus tour of the Island Saturday 28 May

    bus tour of the Island on Saturday 28 May Please see details on the poster

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  • 10 May

    this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey

    this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey

    this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey   Monday 2nd May at 1845hrs   Sheppey Coastguard Team assisted Medway Coastguard team to search for a missing person. Person found safe and well enroute to incident. Sheppey reassigned to go to Copperhouse Lane on the River Medway as Rescue 163 …

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  • 9 May

    Ofcom Announce Licence Extension to 95.6 BRFM

    PRESS RELEASE – OFCOM ANNOUNCES LICENSE EXTENSION TO BRFM COMMUNITY RADIO FOR THE ISLE OF SHEPPEY – MAY 2016 As many people already know, 95.6 BRFM have been on air for nearly ten years (come October 2016). It is with great pleasure that we can announce Ofcom’s decision to extend our licence …

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  • 8 May

    Planned Roadworks in Kent And Sussex: Mon 9 May – Sun 15 May

    Works to improve M2 Stockbury Viaduct…M20 Junction 4… Feel free to take a peek at the planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week, correct as of 6th May – subject to change due to weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances. M2 Stockbury Viaduct, junction 5, Sittingbourne, Kent: …

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  • 8 May

    Hottest Day Of The Year So Far

    The BRFM area is basking in sunshine and the warmest temperatures for May since 2012. Top temperatures have reached 26 degrees Celsius in some parts of the south east. The mercury has risen in the south east making it more than 10 degrees hotter than Barcelona and Madrid. Local beaches have …

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  • 3 May

    RNLI Sheerness Lifeboat Volunteers Search for Missing Dinghy.

    A busy night for Sheerness Volunteer Crew. At 5.25pm on Monday 2 May the volunteer crew of the Sheerness inshore lifeboat ‘Eleanor’ were  called to assist with the search for an adult male in a 15 foot dinghy believed to be in the area of Stoke Ooze Saltings/Stoke Creek. The …

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  • 3 May

    Planned Roadworks For Kent and Sussex – Mon 2 May to Mon 8 May 2016

      Recent update from The Highways Agency. The following planned and ongoing roadworks could be subject to change due to weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances. This is the latest summary from Highways England, correct as of April 29. M2 Stockbury Viaduct, junction 5, Sittingbourne, Kent: bridge maintenance Work to improve …

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  • 2 May

    Whats on at Sheppey Little Theatre in May

    Whats on at Sheppey Little Theatre in May Poster Blank Talk 18C theatre May 2016 Poster Blank NCP MAY 2016 Poster Blank Elvis MAY 2016 Poster Blank Doris Day MAY 2016

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