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Swale Borough Council has planted 2,500 trees as part of their commitment to tackle the climate and ecological emergency. More than 60 volunteers helped plant oak, hazel, beech, hawthorn, alder, willow, dog wood, wild cherry, crab apple, blackthorn, silver birch, pines, yew and holly trees between November 2019 and February 2020. Engie, the Woodland trust, Away Days Faversham, The Friends of Oare […]

Jo from Golden Leas spoke to BRFM’s Peter Finch about the fantastic work and competitions they are doing whilst everyone is in Isolation and the Parks are closed. One such competition is to Design a 2020 Golden Leas, Hollybush & Estuary View postcard. Golden Leas are launching a competition for all kids 3 – 12 […]

Swale Borough Council has launched an appeal to raise money for the voluntary and community groups helping support local people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Swale Community Response is crowdfunding to support the many local groups working to make sure vulnerable local people can stay safe at home to keep themselves safe. Cllr Richard Palmer, cabinet […]

BRFM’s very own Ian James has organized this Fundraiser. He will be shaving his head completely bald! The goal is to raise £1000. In the difficult time of Lock-down 2020, it hits home even more when someone you care about loses someone they have loved for a lifetime.  My good friend Phil Shorthouse recently lost […]

HKSD (Helen K School of Dance) would like to raise money for our amazing NHS intensive care unit at Medway Maritime Hospital.  With everything being so negative at the minute our kids wanted to do something positive and help make a difference to our NHS.  Our amazing kids will be doing a 24 hour danceathon […]

At an Emergency Council Meeting held on Monday 20th April 2020, theCouncillors of Sheerness Town Council voted unanimously to dedicate £22K of their available budget to help support local residents during the Covid-19pandemic. It was agreed that £10K would be assigned to the purchase of PPE (facemasks, aprons, gloves, visors etc) for all front-line staff […]

Councillors are being asked to agree locations and contractors for a new toilet block along Minster Leas beach front. The council committed £110,000 to install the new toilets earlier this year and will put forward two locations to be discussed at next week’s cabinet meeting (22 Apr). The cabinet meeting will be held remotely to […]

Cabinet is being asked to approve Swale Borough Council’s action plan to tackle the climate and ecological emergency around the borough. The action plan outlines the steps the council will take towards making their operation carbon neutral by 2025, followed by the borough in 2030, in areas including transport, air quality, buildings, ecology and biodiversity, […]

The Salvation Army has taken a tour around the sites and offices of Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust, providing hot refreshments for our hardworking colleagues. Bacon and egg sandwiches, hot tea and fresh coffee were prepared and cooked in a portable kitchen by volunteers from the Salvation Army at each site, with social distancing […]

Finding that he had extra time on his hands, due to Covid-19, year 11 student and Army Cadet, Christopher Johnson decided that he wanted to be productive and help people working in the NHS. Using a 3D printer at home, Christopher started making protective face masks which could be used by the frontline workers; like […]


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