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Sheerness inshore lifeboat Buster. Picture: RNLI

Lone sailor rescued from Martello Tower

A seven-metre long yacht was found stranded high and dry on the base of a defence tower with one man aboard.

In your Sheerness Times Guardian paper

  • Father stabbed 14 times as he sat in car, court hears
  • Retailer shuts up shop and says High Street is dying
  • Island's first branch of coffee chain opens
  • Could more than 40 streets become a 20mph zone?
  • Tragic baby had injuries consistent with being 'twisted, pulled and bent in half'
  • Park owner fined for burning old caravans
  • Plans for derelict ex-pub recommended for approval 
  • Progress set to be made on shops for Thistle Hill
  • More than 800 people back petition calling for a Sheerness Town Council
  • Don't miss your weekly What's On guide 

Matt Coles fires down a delivery Picture: Andy Jones

Coles heroics in vain

Despite a hat-trick from Matt Coles and half-centuries for Sam Northeast and Jimmy Neesham, Kent Spitfires suffered a 16-run defeat to Middlesex.


Top jobs in Sheerness

New Appointments Group: Production Operative

£8.78 per hour + Inc. Shift Allowance: New Appointments Group: Based in the Swale area, we are looking for a hard working individual to join a busy team within a large manufacturing environment. You will be responsible for making sure the the product is finished off to an excellent standard by polishing and rubbing d Sheerness, Kent

Countrywide plc: Sales Negotiator

Not specified: Countrywide plc: Countrywide is the UK`s largest Estate Agency and Financial Services Group with over 1300 offices throughout the UK and has vacancies for dynamic and pro-active Sales Negotiators in their branch netwo Sheerness

Skilltech Recruitment: Accounts Manager

£22,000 per annum: Skilltech Recruitment: Skilltech Recruitment are looking for a Full Time Accounts Manager to work within our busy recruitment office in Sheerness High Street. The Successful applicate will be able to work well under pressur Sheerness

Igloo Automotive: Vehicle Estimator/Warranty Administrator

Market related: Igloo Automotive: Our client is an automotive and logistics company looking to recruit a Vehicle Estimator/Warranty Administrator to work in Queenborough, Kent. The main functions of the role are: To check vehicles for Sheerness

My Kent Family

Families can see Ribena blackcurrants being harvested

A juicy day out down on the farm

Just a handful of visitors will get to see blackcurrants grown specially for Ribena harvested at a farm open day this weekend.

Kent Wedding Day

An ivory Eligenza lace bridal dress by Savannah Miller. Available from debenhams.com

Say yes... to the high street dress

The top five fashion retailers for buying a wedding gown for summer 17


From left: Melissa Murdoch from Amity Fund with Anne Hardy and Ola Odeyemi from Kent Refugee Action Network (KRAN) receive the pizza prize to give to their winning Bookbinders group.

Young readers grab a ‘pizza’ the action

A group of vulnerable youngsters striving to build their literacy skills received a special delivery after clinching first place in a reading contest.

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