The Sheerness Times Guardian is a KM
Group newspaper. Our aim is to provide a local news and information
service, an independent voice on Sheppey and a forum for
Islanders’views and opinions.
The Sheerness Guardian was originally published in 1858, two
years before the first road link to the Isle of Sheppey was
established with the first Kingsferry Bridge, a ramshackled wooden
The Sheerness Times was launched in opposition a few years
later, but by September 1939 the two papers had merged.
KM Group acquired the Sheerness Times Guardian in 1987. It
covers the Isle of Sheppey, which has a population of around 38,000
Many islanders refer to the STG fondly as simply 'The
If you have a story or would like to advertise, please call
Write to us at 44 High Street, Sheerness, Kent ME12 1NL
Text SHEERNESS plus your message to
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sheerness Times Guardian is available to buy from
newsagents, by subscription (call 0800 525450) and online.
Matt joined the Times Guardian in April 2007 after working in
south London, South Africa and Nottinghamshire.
Born and bred Islander Gemma has been with the Times Guardian
since July 2004 when she joined as chief reporter.
Emma joined the Times Guardian in February 2008 after three
months travelling the world. Before that she worked in the banking
Andy is a well-known face around the Island having been with the
KM Group since 2003 after joining after working in a
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