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Have your say on plans for local parks & spaces People are being asked for their views on plans for how local parks and open spaces are managed. Swale Borough Council is consulting on a new Open Spaces and Play Strategy for the borough. The strategy will set out how the council, working with residents […]

Gordon Henderson’s concern to keep Swale tidy Gordon Henderson MP has written to Swale Borough Council this week expressing his hope that they will review their contract with Biffa when it is due for renewal. Swale Borough Council currently has a contract with Biffa for household waste collections and to collect litter from roads across […]

Important School Information – Friday 2nd March 2018 As the wintry weather continues, schools are reporting closures again this morning. Here is our comprehensive list of school information for Friday 2nd March ONLY. Schools confirming as CLOSED today (Friday 2nd March) The Sittingbourne Community College – CLOSED The Westlands School (Secondary) – CLOSED Queen Elizabeth’s […]

Removal of Victorian Church Pews ruled out by court A judge has stopped a vicar’s idea to remove traditional church pews and replace them with metal framed chairs in Sittingbourne. Reverend Michael Resch asked permission to remove the Victorian seating at the Holy Trinity Church in Dover Street Sittingbourne to make way for new metal […]

School Information – Thursday 1st March As we wake up to another wintry morning, some schools are reporting as Closed and some are hoping to open slightly later. Here is our full comprehensive list of confirmed CLOSED schools for Thursday 1st March 2018 ONLY. Canterbury College (Sheppey) – CLOSED (Thurs & Fri) Halfway Houses Primary […]

Schools Closures for Swale (Wednesday) Here is a list of the Schools confirmed as CLOSED in Swale for Wednesday 28th February 2018 ONLY. Isle of Sheppey: St. Georges Primary – CLOSED Rose Street Primary – CLOSED West Minster Primary – CLOSED Halfway Houses Primary – CLOSED St Edwards RC – CLOSED Canterbury College (Sheppey) – […]

Snow expected for Swale as Met Office issues “Severe Weather Warning” The Met Office, this afternoon have upgraded the weather warning for Kent to “Severe” in anticipation of the predicted “big freeze” due early next week. The so called “beast from the East” is currently making its way to the UK, and a yellow “Be […]

Body found roadside in Iwade Police are appealing for information this morning after the body of a man was found in Iwade. Officers were called shortly before 8am to Sheppey Way after a passerby found the man lying by the roadside in Iwade village. At this stage the cause of death is unknown. Detective Inspector […]

New Brickies Manager could benefit Islander Lex Allan. Islander Lex Allan could benefit from newly appointed Sittingbourne’s Caretaker Manager. Lex 18, who works at Ann Rose Fabrics in Minster, has recently been on trial at Millwall, Crystal Palace & Norwich this season after joining the “Brickies” from Sheppey reserves last season. The defender, known for […]

Looking for work? Try the BRFM Job Spot for the latest vacancies. If you are currently unemployed, looking to get back on the career ladder, check out our “BRFM Job Spot” for all the latest vacancies from the Sheppey, Sittingbourne, Faversham area and also around the County. If you are a local business looking to […]

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