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Companionship at Christmas in Swale (CAC) Christmas can feel like a very lonely time of the year for some people. But thanks to “Companionship at Christmas”, it doesn’t have to be that way for Swale residents. Now in its 26th Year, the programme is organised by Swale CVS and is completely free for anyone taking […]

Councillors have unanimously backed a ban on the release of sky lanterns and balloons from council land. The ban, which includes areas such as Faversham Recreation Ground, Minster Leas and Milton Creek Country Park, was agreed at Swale Borough Council’s council meeting on Wednesday, 22 November. A motion was submitted to the council by Cllr […]


November 24, 2017

West Minster Primary School – Parent, Teacher & Friends Association Family Quiz Night Friday 24th November (5:30pm for 6pm Start) Teams up to 8 players £2.50 per Adult & £1 per Child Refreshments for sale during the evening (NO Alcohol permitted) Prizes for winning & losing team! To book a table: 01795 662178


November 23, 2017

Beach Clean – Sheerness Beach Thursday 23rd November 2017 Meet at 10am on the Beach steps behind the Healthy Living Centre Cafe, Sheerness. More Information: 07803 625 496  

Swale Borough Council soon launching “Christmas Parking Scheme” This December, Swale Borough Council are making it easier for you to reach Swale’s high streets. Building on feedback from last year’s trial, our 2017 scheme is tailored to each town centre, helping more people get to the shops – so you can get your Christmas shopping […]

Swale District Volunteers Fair 2017 Friday 17th November   11:30am -2pm Phoenix House, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne Free Entry, Free Refreshments, Prizes, Awards 25 Community Organisations under one roof!  

Greyhound Racing & Speedway in Kent Race Meeting Thursday 16th October – Night racing starting at 7.39pm till 10pm Doors open at 6.30pm   Central Park Admission Prices: Wednesday and Thursday Adults – £7.00 Children (5-17) £4.00

Jail sentence announced for Sheppey baby killers A mother of nine and her boyfriend have been jailed for causing the death of her baby boy from a catastrophic brain injury. Danny Shepherd, 26, was sentenced to 13-and-a-half years today, while Katherine Cox, 33, received an eight-year term. As well as the head injury, five-month-old Eli […]

Tesco in the Forum Sittingbourne, set to close. Tesco has announced it is to shut its branch in Sittingbourne’s Forum Shopping Centre. The supermarket giant released a statement yesterday (Monday) saying it had reached the “difficult decision” to close the Metro store in the new year. Tracey Clements, Tesco’s managing director for convenience said: “We […]

A brand new store opening in Sheerness high street is bringing forward its opening day. The discount retailer Poundstretcher will now open in what was Store Twenty One, in the High Street, on Friday. The new store, which will include a pet section, will host a fun day between 10am and 4pm, with a number […]

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