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Visitors to town centres will find it easier to safely social distance from next week when three high streets are temporarily pedestrianised. New traffic restrictions are being put in place in Faversham, Sheerness and Sittingbourne to support the safe reopening of non-essential retail following lockdown. Cllr Monique Bonney, cabinet member for economy and property at […]

Kent residents are being reminded to avoid unnecessary travel to coastal areas and other popular open spaces this weekend as efforts continue to curb the spread of Covid-19. With the weather set to be glorious, members of the Kent Resilience Forum including the five coastal authorities Canterbury City Council, Dover District Council, Folkestone and Hythe […]

Our very own Les was invited to the above event on Thursday 20th February at Rosemary House in Sheerness (he may look 27 but he’s much older – trust me!). It was an evening where the organisations clients meet up and sing some favorite songs. On this occasion they were mainly 60’s songs including, Return […]

Mike Rolfe, the former Labour parliamentary candidate for Sittingbourne and Sheppey has joined the Conservative Party and is supporting Gordon Henderson to win the General Election on 12th December 2019. Mr Rolfe, who is from Minster-on-Sea and was recently elected as POA Chairman at HMP Elmley, came second in the 2017 General Election. Mr Rolfe announced […]

Rose Street Car Park, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1AJ Tel: 01795 583824 Email: thehopestreetcentre@outlook.com www.thehopestreetcentre.wordpress.com What We Do: The Hope Street Centre Charity provides a range of valuable services to the local community. These include employment support, computer training, advice sessions, volunteering, work placements for adults with learning disabilities and other community led activities based on […]

Drivers using the M20 between junctions 7 for Maidstone and 9 for Ashford in Kent are advised of overnight road closures starting tonight. Diversions will be in place and drivers are advised to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys. Coastbound and London-bound closures are planned during this week and next. The work […]

Thirty dog waste dispensers have been helping dog walkers clean up after their pets for 30 months. Swale Borough Council teamed up with Scandinavian company TiksPac in the summer of 2016, in a first of its kind scheme to provide free dog waste bags in community areas such as local parks to help people who […]

Gordon Henderson MP has welcomed improvements to be introduced by the Government for Universal Credit claimants under their Managed Migration regulations. Mr Henderson lobbied the Government to make improvements during a parliamentary debate.  This followed a visit to a Sittingbourne foodbank where concern was raised about the effect Universal Credit was having on some people. […]

A2500 Lower Road Update: A Message from KCC Highways regarding the temporary traffic signals: “Today onsite we encountered a problem whilst excavating for the new kerb line along Lower Road, east of Barton Hill Drive. Within the existing concrete bed and backing to the kerbs BT fibre optic cables in ducts were uncovered which, as […]

End of an era for Island Social Club The sale of an Island Social Club marks the end of an era, according to it’s trustees. Queenborough Social Club which has been trading since 1928 announced it would be shutting it’s doors following a members vote at a meeting in July. It emerged the venue in […]


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