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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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  • 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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