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March, 2017

  • 21 March

    Celebrate Mother’s Day with 95.6 BRFM

    Listen to 95.6 BRFM for your Chance to win and tell Mum ‘I Love You’ This Mother’s Day, BRFM are offering you a chance to tell your Mum you love her, say thank you or just let her know you care. Call us here at BRFM on 01795 874422 and record …

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  • 20 March

    Vehicle alight Minster-on-Sea

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    20-03-2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a vehicle alight in Seaside Avenue, Minster-on-Sea. Firefighters wore breathing apparatus while putting out the flames from the vehicle’s engine. There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is not yet known.   supplied by Kent Fire and Rescue …

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  • 17 March

    Car alight against building – Sittingbourne

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service Sheppey

    16-03-2017 Firefighters were called to the scene off Castle Road on the Eurolink Trading Estate in Sittingbourne following reports of a vehicle on fire against a commercial building. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a high-pressure hose reel jet to extinguish the flames. A neighbouring property is thought to have sustained …

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  • 15 March

    Two rescued from mud-bound vessel – Queenborough, Isle of Sheppey

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    14-03-2017 An adult male and a female youth have been led to safety after their vessel became mud-bound and grounded at low tide off Queenborough on the Isle of Sheppey. Firefighters used mud paths to access the trapped persons, with support from the rest of the crew aboard an inland …

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  • 14 March

    Burglary advice following reports across North Kent

    Kent Police is reminding residents of some crime prevention advice that can help them avoid becoming a victim of burglary. Officers on the North Division, which covers Medway, Swale, Gravesham and Dartford, are investigating a number of reports that have been received over the weekend. Reports have been received from …

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  • 10 March

    Maureen Vaughan (Secretary) receiving a gift (triple poppy brooch)

    Maureen Vaughan (Secretary) receiving a gift (triple poppy brooch) from Mike Sanger (Treasurer)

    Maureen Vaughan (Secretary) receiving a gift (triple poppy brooch) from Mike Sanger (Treasurer) in thanks and recognition for her services as Secretary to the Isle of Sheppey Branch of the Royal British Legion. Maureen has now relinquished the post after 6 years’ service. The presentation was made (6th March) at …

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  • 10 March

    Alert – Phone Scam !

    Minster Parish Council have sent out an Alert today! The public are being warned to stay on their guard against phone callers who ask them: “Can you hear me?” If someone does call you and that is one of the first things they ask you, hang up immediately if you …

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  • 2 March

    Large grass fire at Queenborough

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    Large grass fire at Queenborough  02-03-2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large grass fire on marshland near Manor Road, Queenborough. Firefighters used beaters and portable firefighting equipment to tackle the flames. Around four hectares of grassland – an area the equivalent of nearly six football pitches …

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  • 1 March

    Sheppey Horticultural Society allotment plot vacancies

    Sheppey Horticultural Society

    For information about the Sheppey Horticultural Society and the latest situation regarding allotment plot vacancies contact our Secretary = Mr Brian Williams on 07851253603 Or Call into one of our shops at either the Richmond Street site or Medway Road site Sheerness on Sunday mornings between 9am and 12midday Website: …

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  • 1 March

    The Swale Business Awards Enter The Eleventh Year Of Celebrating The Best In The Borough

    Swale Business Awards

    The Swale Business Awards Enter The Eleventh Year Of Celebrating The Best In The Borough   On 7th March 2017, the Swale Business Awards will begin accepting applications for entries into the eleventh annual awards.   After the success of last year’s Swale Business Awards, which saw the highest amount …

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February, 2017

  • 26 February

    Swale community groups receive police donations

    A number of community groups in Swale will each benefit from a £500 donation from the Kent Police property fund.   The fund is raised from the sale at auction of unclaimed items seized during operations, and twice a year the money is distributed to organisations that provide a service …

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  • 26 February

    The Vinyl Collection

      The Vinyl Collection is back tonight at 10pm, Pete Finch is taking a night off, Steve Bishop steps in as a more than adequate replacement. On tonight’s show Steve’s featured artist is The Eagles, you can also expect Pink Floyd, Queen, Bowie, Al Stewart & ELO and a whole host of …

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  • 22 February

    Car overturned in Sheerness

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    Firefighters were called to an RTC involving a car on its side in Bridge Road, Sheerness. A man was trapped and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to release him via the side door of the car. They remained to make the scene safe.   supplied by Kent Fire and Rescue Service

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  • 22 February

    Attempted Robbery – Eastchurch

    Kent Police is investigating a report of an attempted robbery at Eastchurch near Sheerness.   It is reported that between 12.50pm and 1.30pm on Saturday 18 February 2017, a man in his 40s was walking along Church Road talking on his mobile phone when two men assaulted him from behind. …

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  • 21 February

    Burglaries in Sheerness believed linked

    Kent Police is appealing for information after cash and jewellery were reported stolen from two nearby properties in Sheerness.   Both burglaries are said to have happened on Saturday 18 February 2017, one of which was in Marine Parade between 11am and 8.40pm.   It was reported that entry to …

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