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May, 2017

  • 6 May

    Charger sparks bedroom blaze in Sheerness

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service Sheppey

    Charger sparks bedroom blaze in Sheerness  06-05-2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to a house fire in Queensway, Sheerness at 2.37pm. A passer-by saw flames and smoke coming from the roof and rang 999. Three fire engines were sent to the property and firefighters had to force entry …

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  • 3 May

    Jack, Edward and Lil at Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway @SandKLR

      Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway celebrated the second bank holiday weekend of the Season with the return of Jack the Station Cat and Edward Bear and introduced a new railway and a new locomotive – Lil.   Jack the Station Cat, star of the series …

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  • 3 May

    My Top 3

    Fancy hearing your all time top 3 on the radio? from Wednesday 10th May and every Wednesday and Friday at 11 am we will be playing a listeners top 3 songs on the Mid Morning Show with Pete Finch, email your song choices to [email protected] Don’t forget to tune in …

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  • 1 May

    What’s on At Sheppey Little Theatre

    Sheppey Little Theatre presents The Newington Concert Party on 6 May at 7.30 with their variety show “Travellin’ Light” tickets just £6.   On 12 May at 7.30 we have a talk “Defending Thames Side” about the fortifications in the Thames and the Medway and includes the Dutch in the …

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April, 2017

  • 27 April

    Events coming soon at The Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne

    events coming soon at the Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne

      Swale Film Society ‘Moonlight’ (15) Date and Time: Friday 28th April Doors open at 7pm, film starts 7.30pm Tickets:                 £4.00 Non Members, £2.00 Members A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. Stars Mahershala …

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  • 27 April

    Car stolen from Minster-on-Sea

    Car stolen from Minster-on-Sea

      Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to a reported theft of a car in Minster-on-Sea, Sheppey. Between 11pm on 19 April 2017 and 5.34am the following morning, a car was reported stolen from a driveway in Queenborough Drive. The car is described as a G-registration white Ford Granada MK3 …

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  • 26 April

    Sheerness fridge fire

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    Sheerness fridge fire 26-04-2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire in a commercial property, comprising three floors and a basement in Trinity Road, Sheerness. When fire crews arrived, all staff had safely evacuated the building. Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel to put out a …

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  • 25 April

    Swale Borough Council’s Planned Clean-up of the Borough’s Cemeteries

    Grave owners are being asked to make sure that items on the graves they tend are secure and tidy ahead of a planned clean-up of the borough’s cemeteries. The council and its grounds maintenance contractor are planning a tidy up of items left in all of our cemeteries. Any items …

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  • 25 April

    Kent County Agricultural Society’s Scholarship Scheme

    APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS CLOSING SOON The Kent County Agricultural Society’s, Scholarship Scheme Application will close on 5th May. The Higher Education scheme which was started last year, offers financial assistance to all students who are resident in Kent at the time of their application. Successful candidates will …

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  • 21 April

    Fire in Faversham

    Kent Police is looking into the cause of a fire in Faversham. Officers were made aware of the fire at commercial premises in Preston Street by Kent Fire and Rescue Service at 9.18pm on Wednesday 19 April 2017. During the incident, two adjacent properties were also damaged by the fire. …

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  • 20 April

    Latest update: Shop fire in Faversham

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    Latest update: Shop fire in Faversham  19-04-2017 (20 April): Firefighters remained at the scene of a large fire involving a vacant shop premises in Preston Street throughout the night, damping down remaining hotspots and checking multiple roof voids to make sure the fire did not spread to a range of …

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  • 18 April

    Shed fire in Sittingbourne

    Shed fire in Sittingbourne  18-04-2017 Firefighters were called to a shed fire in Park Lane, Sittingbourne. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reels to put out the fire which destroyed the shed and caused slight damage to the exterior of two properties. There were no reported injuries and the cause …

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  • 17 April

    incidents from HM Coastguard Sheppey this week

    this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey

    Saturday 15th April ay 0005hrs –  Sheppey Coastguards were tasked to Minster Shingle Bank following a report of lights seen off-shore. Two fishing vessels were located but not in danger.   supplied by HM Coastguard Sheppey  

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  • 16 April

    Tumble dryer fire in Sittingbourne

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    Tumble dryer fire in Sittingbourne  15-04-2017 Firefighters attended a fire involving a tumble dryer in a utility room at a house in Connaught Road, Sittingbourne. Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the property and used a hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan to put out the blaze. Crews gave …

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  • 16 April

    Licensing review for Sheppey pub

      A Leysdown pub has agreed to take steps to reduce disruption following an incident on Saturday 8 April 2017. Following the incident, which saw four people injured, Kent Police requested an expedited licensing review for The Talk of the Town, in The Promenade. The hearing took place in Swale …

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