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May, 2016

  • 2 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 Saturday 30th April – 2 incidents on this day: Sheppey Coastguards were called to a man getting cut off by the tide at Minster Leas. He was fishing on a sand bank. He was able to make it back to shore safely. …

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  • 1 May

    The New Sound of BRFM is Coming!

    Spring has sprung (sort of) so it’s time to freshen up a bit and at BRFM, that means we’re going to sound a little bit different. From today, we’re introducing a brand new sound on air. It means that you’ll hear new jingles between the songs! Also, to celebrate, we …

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April, 2016

  • 30 April

    Bank Holiday Bin Collections

      Just a quick reminder or to let you know that Swale Borough Council offices are closed on Monday May 2nd and will reopen on Tuesday May 3rd. There are NO CHANGES to bin collections on Bank Holiday Monday – so please put your bins out as usual!! Swale Borough …

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  • 30 April

    Blindfold Run For Oliver Smith

    The BRFM Roadshow at the Finish Line. It was an absolute honour for us at BRFM to support a group of intrepid men this morning, completing a blindfold run for The Oliver Smith Appeal. The sun was shining, the sky was blue and excitement was in the air. A crowd of well-wishers …

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  • 29 April

    Join a community cast, learn new skills & say hello to our interns! at Ideas Test.

    Join a community cast, learn new skills & say hello to our interns! We’ve got a really exciting and diverse programme coming up over the next few months, with creative opportunities for you to take part in at No.34 in Sittingbourne and across Swale & Medway. Ideas Test is proud to present …

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  • 28 April

    Appeal for witnesses in Sheerness collision

    Appeal for witnesses in Sheerness collision   Officers are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving two vehicles and a man in the Sheerness area. Kent Police was called at 10.25pm on Wednesday 20 April to a report of a collision on Lower Road at the junction with Eastchurch Road, …

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  • 24 April

    Jack the Station Cat and Edward Bear Weekend @SandKLR

    Jack the Station Cat and Edward Bear Weekend Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway We will be holding the Jack the Station Cat and Edward Bear Weekend on Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May 2016. Jack the Station Cat is the star of a series of children’s books, many of which will …

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  • 24 April

    Exhibition Lilian Mason, Photographer @RoseCottageofC

    Street Cottage of Curiosities

    Exhibition Lilian Mason, Photographer at The Rose Street Cottage of Curiosities CURRENTLY SHOWING, until MAY 21st Lilian was an apprentice at age 17 to the well-known Sheppey photographer John Griffiths in the early part of the 20th century.  She went on to become very successful in her own right through both her …

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  • 21 April

    JSLN Dance company performing at the @avenue_theatre on the 25th @JSLNDanceCo

    JSLN Dance company are an international neo-classical ballet company performing at the Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne on the 25th June 2016 as well as to many other venues in England, Scotland and Wales. as a part of our UK Tour starting in May 2016. We will be performing an exciting triple bill chosen …

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  • 21 April

    Staying Safe On The Water This Summer

    Some vital information for this summer – saving lives!! The summer season is finally upon us and many locals and tourists will soon be flocking to the many beaches in the South East. Here on Sheppey, we are very proud of our Blue Flag beaches and with warmer weather hopefully …

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  • 21 April

    The Queen’s 90th Birthday Beacon – Sheerness

    Join The Sheppey Scouts This Evening Today, April 21 at 8:15 pm, The 8th Sheppey Scout Group will be lighting a beacon at the Sheerness Jetty to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday. Our beacon will be one of a thousand beacons being lit throughout the UK, Isle of …

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  • 15 April

    ‘The Roy Orbison Story and Del Shannon Story’

    ‘The Roy Orbison Story and Del Shannon Story’ performed by Mike VanDetta ‘Something different…something iconic’ (Spring Arts, Havant, Hampshire) After touring the country for the past few years, Mike VanDetta brings his one-man show to Sittingbourne – a wholly unique, multi-media musical celebration – which spans 5 decades of some …

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  • 15 April

    Exciting Opportunity to Take Part in Production from BAFTA Award-Winning Artists Group

    Reminder: Exciting Opportunity to Take Part in Production from BAFTA Award-Winning Artists Group! You might have read about our latest exciting opportunity to be part of the cast for a site-specific immersive theatre production coming to Medway! We’d like to send a gentle reminder that if you wish to register your …

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  • 2 April

    Ideas Test are launching their first wednesday of the month screenings next Wed 6th April at no.34:

    Ideas Test are launching their first wednesday of the month screenings next Wed 6th April at no.34: Wed 6th April – Film Screening 7pm for 7.30pm start – Join us for our first screening in partnership with Swale Film Society who inspired by BBC GetCreative Day have chosen Me and Earl and The …

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  • 1 April

    Academy Announces New Head

    Beginning of a new chapter for Island’s Academy. In a letter to Parents, Carers and Students, Andy Yarrow, Oasis Regional Academies Director for London and the South East, made the following announcement: “Following a rigorous recruitment and selection process, it gives me great pleasure to confirm that Mr John Cavadino …

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