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Owners delighted with restoration of Art Deco icon

The father and son team who are working to restore an iconic Sheppey building have said things are progressing – slowly.

Asda bid unveiled

It’s been revealed that supermarket giant Asda has plans to open a food store in the county – and with it the promise of dozens of jobs.

Third film for outdoor screening

A third movie has been added to a set of films to be shown on an outdoor screen.

Stay close to nature at reserve

If you want a room with a view there’s few better places on the Island than one of the newly installed shepherd’s huts at Elmley Nature Reserve.

Campaign success for disabled swing

A new swing for disabled children has been installed in a play area after a Sheerness woman campaigned for one for her grandson.

Twist in the tail for dead parrot saga

A singing parrot that belted out rock 'n' roll tunes before going missing is NOT the one found dead in a park, it's been revealed.

Sunset stroll along the seashore helps people with cancer

Almost 100 people took part in a five-mile walk to raise money for charity.

Hammond won't write off promotion hopes yet

Minster skipper Martin Hammond hasn’t written off his team’s promotion chances.

‘Confident’ on heritage centre future

It is hoped a new group will be found to take over a Sheppey museum which should reopen before the end of the year.

Volunteer learns from fighting poverty

A volunteer who is helping communities in South Africa says she has learnt so much in just a few weeks.

Artist swoops on cruelty with striking wall picture

A street artist who has painted a huge picture of a bird on a Sheppey building has revealed his reasons behind the image.

Quilt raises money for good cause

The Poppy Patchers held a Quilts in the Garden display to raise money for the Harmony Therapy Trust.

Former steel workers’ riveting night

The Albion pub in Blue Town was the venue of choice for a group of former steel mill workers for their reunion.

Another award for life-saver Rachael

The Royal Humane Society is to honour a Sheppey teenager who helped save the life of a neighbour.

Grant will buy new minibus for charity

Sheppey Matters will be able to increase its fleet to three after donations mean it has enough money to buy a new minibus.

Four charged by police investigating break-ins

Police have charged four people with burglary offences following a spate of break-ins in Sheerness.

Concerns at building on creekside green space

A resident has raised concerns about the “destruction” of part of a conservation area, but Swale council says the loss of trees is acceptable.

Dad returns to the job he loves after family tragedy

A furniture salesman has returned to a job he was forced to leave after a family tragedy six years ago.

Fined for dumped waste

Rubbish found dumped has led to the prosecutions of people who used contractors to get it taken away.

Arrests by police investigating break-ins

Detectives investigating a series of burglaries in Sheerness have arrested six people.

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