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Time running out to have your say

Time running out to have your say

The deadline is approaching for comments about proposed changes to the Queenborough and Rushenden regeneration masterplan.

Town geared up for first Christmas Market

Town geared up for first Christmas Market

A stilt-walking camel will be among fun attractions as Sheerness High Street hosts an array of festive stalls and treats on Saturday.

Exploding e-cig damages family home

Exploding e-cig damages family home

A charging e-cigarette blew up and started a fire that and seriously damaged a family's home and destroyed presents bought for Christmas.

All the fun of the Christmas fair

All the fun of the Christmas fair

Pupils got into the spirit of the festive season as the Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey opened its doors to the public at the weekend.

Lantern makers are well prepared for big parade

Lantern makers are well prepared for big parade

There was a big turn out at an event getting ready for this coming weekend's town centre festivities.

Fire crews tackle bedroom blaze

Emergency crews raced to a house tonight after a fire started in a bedroom.

Emergency accommodation for homeless

Emergency accommodation for homeless

Council buys a house it plans to convert into a B&B to help families with nowhere to go.

Pupils' play has poignant message

Pupils' play has poignant message

Youngsters at one of the Island's primary schools took part in a production of War Horse.

Millions of pounds promised for road improvements

Millions of pounds promised for road improvements

Stockbury Roundabout is one of a number of key Kent roads and junctions earmarked for investment as part of a £1.4 billion government grant.

Lighting the way to festive season fun

Lighting the way to festive season fun

Several hundred people flocked to High Street, Sheerness, at the weekend for the Christmas lights switch-on.

‘Skull-cracker’ wins jail term appeal

‘Skull-cracker’ wins jail term appeal

A brutal armed-robber, known as the “skull-cracker”, has won a cut to his minimum jail term for a raid committed while he was on the run.

Hopes of a tourism boost from pontoon

Hopes of a tourism boost from pontoon

A 60-metre pontoon has been unveiled by members of the Queenborough Harbour Trust.

Positive signs but more must be done

Positive signs but more must be done

Ofsted inspectors made a follow-up visit to a town school which is currently in special measures.

Generous readers help theft victim, 83

Generous readers help theft victim, 83

Times Guardian readers have given generously to a pensioner who was targeted by a thief who took £50 from her purse.

Jobs boost after Aldi sets sights on Kent

Jobs boost after Aldi sets sights on Kent

Budget supermarket Aldi has revived plans to build a distribution centre in Kent which would create around 400 jobs.

Dengate ready for another test of character

Dengate ready for another test of character

Sheppey Rugby Club are expecting their toughest test yet on Saturday.

Football coach molested girl

A football coach and gym instructor was an 'opportunistic' sex predator who twice molested a young girl.

Third prisoner found dead

Third prisoner found dead

An inmate at a Kent prison has been found dead in his cell - the third fatality in three weeks.

Santa's calling...

Santa's calling...

A smartphone app developed by a Kent business allows children to receive a personalised phone message from Father Christmas.

Award for teen life-saver Rachael

Award for teen life-saver Rachael

A 17-year-old has been honoured for a second time for coming to the aid of a neighbour who was choking.

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