Term 1 awaits as Schools return after the Summer break. As the summer holidays draw to a close, we have put together the essential “back to school” list, so you know when and where and are fully prepared! Please note: We have tried to gather as much information regarding school dates for Sittingbourne & Sheppey, […]

Firefighters continue to battle blaze. Kent Fire & Rescue teams are still at the scene of a Barn fire this morning after a blaze broke out last night (Tuesday 7th August) in Stockbury, near Sittingbourne. Firefighters have asked people living near to The Street in Stockbury, to keep doors and windows closed due to smoke. […]

Firefights tackle huge field fire in Sittingbourne. Firefighters are currently tackling a huge field fire near Sittingbourne this afternoon. Crews raced to the scene of the blaze, which is in the Rodmersham area of the town, just before 3pm. Pictures emerged on social media showing huge plumes of smoke billowing over farmland A spokesman for the […]

A warning to beach users to stay safe has been issued after a young girl was swept out to sea at Minster this afternoon as the Island took to the beach on UK’s hottest day. Kent Police were called shortly before 1.30pm today to reports a child had been pulled from the sea in Marine […]

School’s out for summer 2018! With many Schools finishing for the Summer from tomorrow in Sittingbourne, Travelmasters have updated their bus service times to accommodate the school early finishing times, please see below any changes that we have been told about. Friday 20th July: Due to Fulston Manor School & Borden Grammer School finishing early […]

A summer of reading Local MP Gordon Henderson is supporting a campaign run by charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, which launches across England and Wales on Saturday 14th July (although regional variations may apply). Research shows that reading for pleasure is […]

Swimming Pools Closed. Week 3 of the Summer Holidays, and  parents trying to find activities to keep the children entertained in the bad weather will have to keep looking as it was announced again today that Sheerness swimming pool will remain closed following another power cut. The pool, part of the Sheppey Leisure Complex in […]

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