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Factory's plan for new base

Proposals have been put forward to Swale council to build a new manufacturing and distribution facility for a growing hair and beauty factory.

Slimming couple lose 10st between them

A couple who lost more than 10st between them made it to the semi-finals of Slimming World’s Couple of the Year competition.

Crash partially blocks road

Police and paramedics are at the scene of a two-car crash which is partially blocking a main road.

Pub forced to close after stabbing

A couple who have run a popular bar for 25 years have branded new conditions imposed on them by the council as 'unworkable'.


Auction to help girl battling cancer

Parents of a one-year-old suffering from a rare type of cancer are planning to take her to Disneyland.

New coffee shop opens

A brand new coffee house has opened its doors, sporting a vintage industrial theme.


Blaze at holiday park

Crews have been called to deal with a large fire at a holiday park.

Police relaunch appeal for witnesses to pub stabbing

Police have made a new appeal for witnesses to a horror attack at a busy pub which ended in at least one man being stabbed by a pool cue.

Government plans to decrease drone crime

The Ministry of Justice has announced how it will tackle criminals flying contraband into prisons.


Man shared explicit pictures of woman

A man has been convicted of “revenge porn” after becoming angry when a woman he had a fling with told his girlfriend about their affair.

Drivers in the dark over safety cameras switch-on

Highways England is remaining tight-lipped about whether average speed cameras on the Sheppey Crossing have been switched on.


Warning after dog poisoned by chewing gum

A dog owner is warning others after his pet was poisoned by eating an entire packet of chewing gum, leaving him with a £1,100 vet bill.


Harbour trust secures £500k from coastal fund

The grant came from the government’s Coastal Communities Fund and will go towards a £525,000 project to increase the capacity of the Harbour.

Volunteer crews save lives

Lifeboat volunteers rescued 86 people last year.


Hundreds of visitors locked out of public loos

Scores of day-trippers to Sheppey were left crossing their legs at the weekend because seafront public toilets remained closed.


Changes to pub's licence after double stabbing

A pub has agreed to take steps to reduce disruption following a double stabbing.


Final phase of retail park soon open for business

Work is nearing completion on the final phase of the Neats Court retail park in Queenborough.

Row over plans to sell church silver

A vicar has started an unholy row after threatening to sell off the church silver to fund a new vestry.

Stab horror at Kent seaside pub

Police still hunting two men following a double stabbing at a seaside pub.


Comic brings Frankie Howerd back to life

British comedian Frankie Howerd would have been 100 last month so Kent funnyman Paul Harris is touring his one-man play Titter Ye Not as a tribute.

Child hit by car

Emergency crews were called after a youngster was hit by a car near a seafront.

Police probe school mobile phone row

Police are investigating a confrontation between a parent and school staff that happened after a pupil answered a mobile phone in class.


Appeal after message in bottle found 20 years later

A handwritten message has been discovered 216 miles away from where it was thrown into the sea 20 years ago.


Bridge reopens after shed load

Police partially shut off the Sheppey Crossing after debris was left all over the road.

Porpoise washed ashore

The coastguard was called to a beach after a dead porpoise washed ashore.


Van hits fence and explodes into flames

A Ford Transit van turned into a fireball tonight after crashing through a fence.


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