Swale Borough Council

Band D households will pay just £3.35 per week for Swale Borough Council services from April. Council tax for the 2019/20 financial year was set at last night’s full council meeting, with band D households set to pay £174.42 a year to the council, an increase of £4.59 (2.7%).  Most properties (63.7%) in Swale are […]

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 […]

Six weeks remain to apply to Swale Borough Council’s grant scheme for sporting projects in our area. The current round of funding will expire at the end of February, but £6000 remains unallocated. The maximum grant for any one project is £1000 and only one application can be submitted by an organisation in each financial […]

Swale Borough Council are supporting a scheme from the National Private Hire Taxi Association to increase awareness about the physical and verbal abuse suffered by taxi drivers. It follows news that two men were jailed after setting a taxi alight after a night out in Canterbury in December, while the driver was still inside. Several […]

Swale Borough Council are tackling inconsiderate and dangerous parking outside schools across Swale, as well as reducing CO2 emissions in enforcement patrols. Over the two months of October and November, Civil Enforcement Officers have made 185 visits to schools and issued 39 Penalty Charge Notices to drivers parked dangerously and inconsiderately outside schools during drop off […]

For the fourth successive year two of Sheppey’s beaches have reached the highest standard of water quality. Both Minster Leas Beach and Sheerness Beach have once again received an excellent rating for the quality of their bathing water, and Leysdown Beach has achieved the good rating. The ratings from the Environment Agency are based on more than […]

Swale Borough Council is spreading the Christmas cheer with £25,000 to support Christmas lights across the borough. Only a couple more days to apply.  Applications close Friday 2nd November. The festive display grant has been set up to help local organisations provide Christmas displays, in towns and villages across the borough of Swale. Organisations are being invited […]

New stone added to town’s memorial A special memorial stone is going to be installed at Sittingbourne’s war memorial, it will be built on a plinth in Central Avenue and will mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. A Civic service to unveil the stone and will be attended by the […]

Join Mark Peters from 1pm on the Afternoon Show Friday 19th October 2018 Gordon Henderson will be on air from 1pm today with updates of his projects and what he’s been involved in since the last time he was here in the studio. He will be available to answer your questions, give the studio a call on 01795 874422 […]

Peter Finch Interviews Pat Devine Snr on BRFM   Peter Finch spoke to Pat from DDL about how and why the company came about sorting a Beach Clean up along Minster Leas this weekend.   We will be catching up with Pat and the team at DDL to find out how it went.  Keep listening […]


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