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March, 2017

  • 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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  • 20 February

    What’s On at the Avenue Theatre

      Swale Film Society: ‘I, Daniel Blake’ (15) Date and Time: Friday 24th February 2017 – Doors Open @ 7pm, Film starts 7.30pm. Tickets £4.00 (£2.00 for Swale Film Society members) Available on the door only. A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself is joined by …

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  • 17 February

    Fundraiser for Local mum of three little girls

    Family and Friends rally round to help local mum raise funds for her Cancer Treatment Laura is a wonderful mum to three beautiful girls.  She has stage 4 bowel cancer and was first diagnosed in June 2016.  Family and friends don’t want the girls to lose their mummy without this last chance at …

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  • 16 February

    Police appeal for witnesses to Sheerness burglary

        Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to a reported burglary in Sheerness.   Officers were called at 4.27am on Thursday 16 February 2017 to a report of a burglary in Galway Road, Sheerness.   A man was reported to have broken into the home of a man in …

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  • 16 February

    Headway On BRFM

    Tune into BRFM on Friday morning when Pete Finch is joined by Andy Hirons, Jane Etheridge and Jan Luxton to talk about what Headway. Headway’s mission is to promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury and to provide information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their …

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  • 15 February

    Chimney fire in Minster on Sea

    Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    14-02-2017 GMT Fire crews were called to reports of a chimney fire in Seaside Avenue, Minster on Sea, Sheerness. The 999 call was received at around 6.10pm and firefighters were quickly on the scene. They carried out a thermal inspection, removed the flue system and made it safe. They were …

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