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April, 2017

  • 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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  • 9 April

    Witness appeal after assault in Leysdown

    Officers investigating an assault in Leysdown are appealing for witnesses. Kent Police was called to a report that an altercation had taken place between a group of men inside The Talk of the Town and by the sea wall, in The Promenade, at 9.05pm on Saturday 8 April 2017. Crews from the South East Coast Ambulance Service also attended …

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  • 5 April

    Man released after car crash in Sittingbourne

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two car crash on Saint Michael’s Road in Sittingbourne. Crews helped one man in his 50s from one of the cars after he’d become trapped by his injuries. They created space by removing the rear seats before working with paramedics to …

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  • 3 April

    Sheppey Coastguard incidents this week

    incidents this week.   Saturday 1st April (not an April fool) at 10.00am – Sheppey Coastguards were called to Love’s Beach at Leysdown following a report of a dead porpoise washed ashore. Porpoise located and relevant measurements passed on to the London Zoological Society.   Sunday 2nd April at 11.00am …

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March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Queenborough caravan fire

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    26-03-2017 KFRS crews were called to a fire in Brielle Way, Queenborough where a small caravan was well alight. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to deal with the fire.   supplied by Kent Fire and Rescue Service Sheppey

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  • 25 March

    Search called off for man in sea at Sheerness

      Kent Police has called off the search for a man who was reported to have walked into the sea at Sheerness. After extensive enquiries they now believe the man found his own way out of the water and is safe and well. Kent Police officers, the police helicopter, the …

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  • 24 March

    Film Shooting In Rochester Looking for Extras

    Do you fancy being in the movies? Dresden Pictures are shooting a sci-fi film called Biopunk on Sunday in Rochester, Kent and are looking for Extras to help.  They have the star of Game of Thrones Kristain Nairn who played Hodor in the film and they are looking for extras to come …

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  • 24 March

    Police uncover cannabis factory in Queenborough

      Kent Police has arrested a man and seized a number of cannabis plants in Queenborough. Officers from Swale Community Policing Team attended an industrial building in Railway Terrace, Queenborough during the morning of Thursday 23 March 2017 while patrolling the area. Around 500 cannabis plants were recovered by officers, …

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  • 22 March

    Gunshots outside Parliament – several injured

    Parliament is on lockdown after a “terror attack” where a man ploughed a car into pedestrians before stabbing a police officer outside the Palace of Westminster. As many as a dozen people were mowed down on Westminster Bridge by the attacker before he ran towards the Houses of Parliament and …

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  • 22 March

    this year at The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway @Stopem @SandKLR

    The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway

      Work Weekend this weekend and 8/9th April Good Friday to Easter Monday (14-17th April) we have 4 days of steam with trains departing Sittingbourne Viaduct station hourly from 11am until 4pm   Then every Sunday 1-4pm until the end of September, special events this year are:   1st & …

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  • 22 March

    Brothel Arrests in Sittingbourne

    Four Women Charged Four women have been arrested on suspicion of running a brothel in Sittingbourne. The arrests were made by officers from the Swale Community Policing Team at two addresses in Burley Road shortly after 11am on Tuesday 21 March 2017. They were visiting the houses after receiving reports …

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