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Latest Island supermarket opens its doors

Latest Island supermarket opens its doors

The latest business to open on a £30 million retail development has welcomed its first customers today.

Plans to resurrect town's Christmas carnival

Plans to resurrect town's Christmas carnival

Two mums have decided to roll their sleeves up and get a former Island event back up and running.

Island racer in the driving seat

Island racer in the driving seat

Roaring start for 20-year-old in debut season of national motorsport championship

Woman seriously injured after car crash

Woman seriously injured after car crash

A driver has been taken to hospital after a crash with another car just before the Sheppey Crossing.

Inseparable childhood sweethearts celebrate diamond wedding

Inseparable childhood sweethearts celebrate diamond wedding

After 66 years together a couple who met at school have revealed the secret of a happy marriage.

School sweethearts celebrate diamond wedding

School sweethearts celebrate diamond wedding

They said it would never last, but couple who met 66 years ago are still going strong.

Course set to help Eddie's career set sail

Course set to help Eddie's career set sail

Company helps 50-year-old achieve globally recognised yachtmaster qualification

Teenager earns motoring accolade

Teenager earns motoring accolade

A young driver was tested on his skills and manoeuvres in national competition.

Prison officer facing jail for smuggling in mobiles

Prison officer facing jail for smuggling in mobiles

A guard who smuggled mobile phones into a prison and had an 'inappropriate' relationship with an inmate is facing jail.

Cyclist dies after crash

Cyclist dies after crash

A man has died in hospital after coming off his bike in a crash that closed a bridge.

£2.7m refit will double size of primary school

£2.7m refit will double size of primary school

There are plans to double the size of an Island school to relieve growing pressure on places.

Arrest after assault leaves man in hospital

Arrest after assault leaves man in hospital

About a dozen police officers were called to a house this evening following an assault which has left at least one man injured.

Cash sought to pay for roundabout at problem junction

Cash sought to pay for roundabout at problem junction

Plans for a roundabout at a busy junction has been given fresh backing but how it will be funded remains uncertain.

Thug takes potshots at birds with air rifle

Thug takes potshots at birds with air rifle

An animal lover fears a human could be the next target of a gunman who has left a bird with horrendous injuries.

Couple's suicide pact after losing 'zest for life'

Couple's suicide pact after losing 'zest for life'

A couple who feared growing old were both found dead in their caravan after meticulously planning their own deaths.

New store opens in Queenborough retail development

New store opens in Queenborough retail development

The latest business at the £30m Neats Court retail park opened its doors today, creating 60 jobs.

Quick as a flash, a new record and lots of cash

Quick as a flash, a new record and lots of cash

A new record was set at this year's Sheerness Lifeboat Run fundraiser.

Fighting talk from new pro Oli

Fighting talk from new pro Oli

Oli Edwards is the latest Kent boxer to win his professional licence and the 19-year-old middleweight from Sheerness is determined to make an impact.

Sheppey Crossing closed after vehicles break down in thick fog

Sheppey Crossing closed after vehicles break down in thick fog

Police have closed the Sheppey Crossing twice after two vehicles broke down in thick fog this morning.

Daredevil leap raises thousands

Daredevil leap raises thousands

A quartet of brave volunteers raised £4,500 for a Sheerness charity by taking part in a sponsored sky dive.

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