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Subterfuge, violence and mystery...

14 March 2014
Subterfuge, violence and mystery...

Library stats in the wake of World Book Day show Medway loves a good thriller, but what else has been tickling your fancy over the last 12 months?

In your Medway Messenger this week

13 March 2014
In your Medway Messenger this week

Find out what is in tomorrow's Medway Messenger, out every Friday.

Hospital at risk

13 March 2014
Hospital at risk

Medway Maritime could face closure or a downgrade, according to Labour.

Woman terrified after windscreen smashed in 'targeted' attack

11 March 2014
Woman terrified after windscreen smashed in 'targeted' attack

A motorist sped off with a smashed windscreen after her car was hit before a man in a blacked-out car approached her shouting.

Steel beam lands on man's leg

11 March 2014
Steel beam lands on man's leg

A man has to undergo a leg operation today after a large piece of metal fell on him at a steel works.

Asbestos dumping ground go-ahead

11 March 2014
Asbestos dumping ground go-ahead

An appeal to the government for an asbestos transfer station near a school and playground has been upheld.

School improves as mediocre teachers leave

11 March 2014
School improves as mediocre teachers leave

A grammar school in special measures is seeing improvements across all areas thanks to a firm steer by the head teacher and a staffing reshuffle

Four-legged guest of honour at funeral

04 March 2014
Four-legged guest of honour at funeral

The beloved horse of a woman who lost her battle with cancer joined mourners at the side of her grave today.

Today’s the day for school choice

03 March 2014
Today’s the day for school choice

Over 3,000 children will find out where they are going to be for the next school year

Man charged with GBH

01 March 2014
Man charged with GBH

A Rochester man has been charged with GBH after an elderly man sustained serious head injuries.

Get the "crack cocaine" of gambling off our streets

27 February 2014
Get the "crack cocaine" of gambling off our streets

A new code means gamblers on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals can cap how much they lose but Medway’s Labour leader says that's not good enough

Peter Pan flies into Chatham

26 February 2014
Peter Pan flies into Chatham

With Bobby Davro playing the pirate Smee, the boy who never grows up is coming to The Central Theatre over Easter

Pivotal year for airport plans

26 February 2014
Pivotal year for airport plans

Council doubles its budget to fight options for an airport in Medway.

Slow death of woman, 90, after lack of checks by care workers

20 February 2014
Slow death of woman, 90, after lack of checks by care workers

A woman who lay helpess on her kitchen floor after care staff failed to carry out correct checks died as a result of misadventure, an inquest heard.

'Everything that’s good about the young'

20 February 2014
'Everything that’s good about the young'

More than 550 young people have been honoured with gold, silver and bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards.

Primary school in special measures for third time

18 February 2014
Primary school in special measures for third time

New leadership brought in to turn a school around after Ofsted condemned the quality of teaching and achievement and behaviour of pupils.

One year on from a fatal shooting in Dartford

14 February 2014
One year on from a fatal shooting in Dartford

Family and friends gathered to pay their respects to Kevin McKinley at the spot where the adored son, father, uncle and cousin was killed

Pub re-opens after mouse infestation

04 February 2014
Pub re-opens after mouse infestation

A popular pub that was shut down because it was overrun with mice has now been allowed to re-open.

Library move consultation rejected

04 February 2014
Library move consultation rejected

Controversial plans to relocate Strood library are moving forward, despite a call from Labour councillors for a public consultation.

Hospital tackles big drink problem

03 February 2014
Hospital tackles big drink problem

Children under the age of nine are among thousands of people who have been admitted to hospital with alcohol-related issues in the past two years.

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