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Roundabout on it’s way, but will it send the Island round the bend as major roadworks begin? Works will begin to create on new roundabout on one of Sheppey’s main routes in just a matter of weeks according to Kent Highways. Bosses at Kent Highways have announced that the £6.6m works will begin on Monday […]

Getting our own back! – Saturday 16th June Preparations are well underway as the Queenborough Independence Day event is just day’s away, raising money for the Sheerness Lifeboat. Its 351 years since the Dutch invasion and this year marks 51 years since the handing back of Queenborough by the Dutch in a ceremony performed at […]

Sheerness RNLI Lifeboat was the recipient of a significant sum raised at the Queenborough Independence Day last year. The coxswain and crew of the Sheerness lifeboat came alongside the Queenborough all tide landing with the all-weather lifeboat The George and Ivy Swanson on Sunday 3 June where they were met by representatives of the Queenborough […]

£2m Leisure centre investment to be discussed for Swale. Local leisure centres will be getting a £2 million makeover if councillors agree improvement plans next week. The council’s cabinet is being asked to give the green light to invest in improvements and repairs to Sheppey Healthy Living Centre, Sheppey Pool and Swallows Leisure Centre. Alongside […]

Drop Litter? Pay the price… as fine could increase Anyone caught dropping litter, leaving graffiti or fly-posting in Swale could be fined £120 under plans being drawn up by Swale Borough Council. The council is proposing raising the maximum fixed penalty notice (FPN) for the offences from their current £80 to £120 after new regulations […]

Sheppey United FC – Goalkeeper Coach Vacancy Could this be something you could be interested in? Sheppey United Football are inviting enquiries and applications for the newly vacated position of first team goalkeeping coach. This is an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to play their trade with a progressive club in the SCEFL Premier […]

Lifeboat called to assist a cruiser entangled in crab pot lines The Sheerness RNLI lifeboat was launched to assist a pleasure cruiser which was stuck fast after crab pot lines fouled its propellers. (12th May 2018) The volunteer crew of the Sheerness RNLI all weather lifeboat ‘The George and Ivy Swanson’ launched at 5.32pm on […]

Shisha Bar in Halfway awaits visit from Towie star. A reality star will be on hand for Selfies & Autographs as he makes an appearance to the Island at the end of the month. The Only Way is Essex star Liam “Gatsby” Blackwell will be making an appearance at the Shisha Bar in Halfway over […]

Swale’s London Marathon runners With just one day left of training for runners to prepare themselves for this years London Marathon, we highlight some of the Borough’s runners who are taking on the 26.2 mile challenge around the sites of London. Organisers have already sent messages to competitors regarding the recent rise in temperatures, warning them […]

Plans approved to renovate & re-use Grade II Sheppey Court A Georgian mansion on Sheppey is set to be given a new lease of life after plans to renovate the building were given the go ahead. Swale Council’s Planning Committee approved plans to build 33 one bed, two bed & three bedroom houses at Sheppey […]

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