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People living in temporary accommodation who have previously slept rough will soon be able to move into more permanent housing thanks to more than £380,000 from the government’s Next Steps Accommodation Fund. The fund has been set up to help those who were placed in temporary accommodation as part of the government’s Everyone In initiative, […]

Anyone worried about businesses not following the Government’s coronavirus regulations can report their concerns to the council. With new restrictions in force, the council is increasing the number of spot checks on local businesses to make sure they are complying with the regulations in place. The council has the power to issue fines to firms […]

Councillors have approved a three-year plan that will stimulate the borough’s economy by securing investment and infrastructure, supporting local business and improving skills. The plan, laid out by Swale Borough Council, aims to strengthen the economy, deliver improved quality and choice in local employment opportunities and enhance the quality of life for residents by raising Swale’s profile. […]

Throughout Friday 30th October BRFM gave away sweets, chocolates, a bottle of Champagne and a set of JBL earphones to lucky winners who joined in the fun. John and Barry started the celebrations on the Breakfast show where they gave away a Weekend Breakfast for two at the Klondyke Cafe at the Lakes, Halfway. Pete […]

On Friday 30th October, BRFM are proud to celebrate 14 years broadcasting to the Isle of Sheppey and beyond and we want you to join us.  Over the years we have laughed and cried along with you, our listeners, who make us what we are today.  We have sadly lost a couple of presenters to […]

Swale towns, villages and community gardens have been recognised for their outstanding horticulture, environment and community work in this year’s south and south east in bloom competition. Sittingbourne in Bloom has been awarded gold for the fourth year in a row in the large town category, and Faversham in Bloom has returned to gold after […]

The house is a 1940s living museum and tearoom but was originally built in the 1700s as a home and working forge. The volunteers running the house approached the council for help to repair damage to the roof and have been awarded £8,100 from the council’s communities fund, and £2,500 from 12 councillors through the […]

The Sheerness RNLI all weather lifeboat ‘The George and Ivy Swanson’ launched at 8.49pm on Monday 10th August to assist a yacht with two people on board that had broken down and with no wind to set sails was drifting towards the very busy shipping lanes in the Thames Estuary The volunteer crew of the […]

The Sheerness RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews responded to two calls on Saturday 1 August. The all-weather lifeboat was tasked by the UK Coastguard at 6.43pm to assist a 25 foot fishing vessel with a fouled propeller in the Medway Approach Channel and later the same evening at 10.22pm the inshore lifeboat was launched to investigate […]

Local communities will now have greater involvement in council decisions after a date was set for the first round of area committee meetings at last week’s annual council meeting. The four area committees – Eastern, Sittingbourne, Sheppey and Western – will help give local people their say on council matters. The first meeting will be […]


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