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Post-Brexit plans unveiled for 10 free ports  BBC News

The government is planning to create up to 10 free ports across the UK after Brexit. They allow firms to import goods and then re-export them outside normal tax ...


Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Universal Credit protesters take to the streets of Sheerness and Sittingbourne  Kent Online

Demonstrations have been held about changes that have seen six benefits merged into one.


Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Ten free ports to open in post-Brexit UK  The Parliamentary Review

The government has unveiled plans for up to ten free port zones to be introduced in the UK once Brexit has been finalised. The free ports will allow businesses ...


Sat, 03 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Now's the time to finally get freeports right and reinvigorate the British economy  Telegraph.co.uk

Hear the word freeport, and Pirates of the Caribbean might come to mind:


Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fit former detective and soldier Walter Anderson of Leysdown is 86 and looking for a job  Kent Online

Former Army officer and police detective Walter 'Andy' Anderson is pretty fit for an 86-year-old and is looking for a job.


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

St George's Primary School in Minster, Sheppey, announces redundancies  Kent Online

Officials have blamed redundancies at a primary school on cuts in government funding.


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Pharmaceutical firm Aesica to make job cuts at site in Queenborough, Sheppey  Kent Online

More than 60 workers at a pharmaceutical business have been told their jobs are under threat.


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Sheppey school bosses to take over Medway Young Offenders Centre  Kent Online

The religious organisation which runs the Oasis Academy on the Isle of Sheppey is to take over Rochester's scandal-hit youth jail. The Ministry of Justice has ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Safety first at Sheerness  vet times

Practice becomes the first of 800 businesses within the IVC group to win Patient Safety Award.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

This is why The Shurland in Eastchurch High Street is closed  Kent Online

A hotel with a gym, spa, restaurant and bar has closed after a dispute between the tenant and landlord.


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

New owners for Sheerness bingo hall  Kent Online

It's eyes down for new owners at Sheppey's biggest independent bingo hall. Jerry Bown and his wife Jackie have bowed out after 25 years and handed the keys ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Calls to rethink plans for Oasis Academy by former Sheppey Parents Action Group member  Kent Online

A former parents group secretary has hit out at an academy's plans to move its pupils to another campus.


Sat, 29 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Former steel mill in Sheerness has undergone major changes  Kent Online

Much of the former Kent steelworks that employed hundreds has been reduced to piles of scrap metal.


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Aldi submits plans for new store opposite Neats Court in Queenborough, Sheppey  Kent Online

A budget supermarket chain has revealed plans for a new store after announcing its intention to leave a town centre.


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tesco has more than 100 jobs on offer across Kent supermarkets - how to apply  Kent Live

There are various part time and full time roles to apply for.


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Colourful make-over for Sheerness seawall  Kent Online

A holiday resort in Kent has been given a facelift after the council paid artist Richard Jeferies to colour its seawall.


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A look at life inside Standford Hill prison in Eastchurch, Sheppey  Kent Online

An open prison sounds like an oxymoron, so how does Standford Hill work? Chloe Holmwood went to find out. The definition of a prison is a place where ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Shock death of Sheppey wrestler 'Pitbull' Johnson at the age of 53  Kent Online

Funeral details have been released for Kent wrestler Ian 'Pitbull' Johnson who once tipped the scales at 25 stones and has died at the age of 53.


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Halfway Pharmacy in Minster Road set to close  Kent Online

A pharmacy has written to customers telling them it will shut for good this summer.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Snap Fitness announces opening date for Neats Court Retail Park branch in Queenborough  Kent Online

A date has been announced for when a gym is planning to open at a busy retail park.


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

New sensory hub open at Seashells Children's Centre in Sheerness  Kent Online

Thousands of families are set to benefit from the arrival of a new sensory hub.


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Port of Sheerness expansion plan jobs boost unveiled  BBC News

Plans to build a rail freight link between the Port of Sheerness and Liverpool, which could create 1250 jobs, are unveiled.


Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT

UK car industry warns next PM no-deal Brexit is not an option  The London Economic

Britain's car industry called on Tuesday for the next prime minister to secure a Brexit deal which keeps frictionless trade with the EU, warning a no-deal exit ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

VW inspection unit boosts Sheerness port jobs  BBC News

The opening of a new Volkswagen vehicle inspection unit in Sheerness is expected to create 100 new jobs.


Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT

Staff at Alma Residential Home in Sheerness in the dark after its sudden closure  Kent Online

Staff at a condemned care home say they have been kept in the dark after its sudden closure - reading on a Google search that it had "permanently closed".


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

New gym Snap Fitness will open at Queenborough's Neats Court Retail Park  Kent Online

A firm which runs dessert restaurants are now turning their attention to fitness...by opening a gym.


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Closure of Halfway Road, Sheerness, for roadworks called off by Southern Water  Kent Online

Drivers are being told they will not have to divert after Southern Water confirmed it will not close a main road for nearly three weeks.


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

G4S ambulance staff left message saying they could beat up patient  The Guardian

Two G4S ambulance crew members have been suspended after leaving a voicemail message for a vulnerable patient in which they suggested they could “beat ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Life in Swaleside Prison as it marks 30 years  Kent Online

Take an exclusive look at what life is like in one of Kent's biggest prisons as it marks 30 years since it opened.


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Peel Ports' £27 million boost for Sheerness Docks  Kent Online

Investment in timber treatment plant has turned Kent docks into "largest terminal of its kind in the UK."


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Sheerness: Honours Furnishings employee Mick McCarthy celebrates 40 years with firm  Kent Online

A driver's mate who worked his way up to become a furniture firm's main fitter is celebrating 40 years with the company.


Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Ship wreck packed with bombs off Sheerness could be made safe  Kent Online

The Government has admitted it is exploring new ways to ensure the wreck of a Second World War bomb ship off the Kent coast remains safe. In a debate in the ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Hundreds of jobs will be up for grabs when Aldi's new distribution centre on Sheppey is complete  Kent Online

Scores of jobs will be up for grabs when a supermarket's new regional distribution centre is complete.


Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Travelodge says its £6 million hotel in Sittingbourne will be one of 17 new branches opening this year  Kent Online

A new £6 million hotel being built for a budget chain in the heart of a town centre will create 20 jobs.


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

G4S staff discussed beating up Sheppey patient on voicemail  Kent Online

Two ambulance transport drivers have been suspended after leaving a voicemail on a patient's phone talking about beating him with a fire extinguisher.


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sheppey roadworks to end this afternoon  Kent Online

Motorists were breathing a sign of relief this evening after roadworks which brought an entire Island to a standstill were lifted.


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

End of the road for Sheppey haulage firm Tiger Transport and loss of 30 jobs  Kent Online

More than 30 drivers and office staff have lost their jobs after one of Sheppey's fastest-growing transport companies has gone bust after chalking up debts of ...


Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Missing Sheerness woman, 24, safely found  Kent Live

Police have been searching Charlotte Crellin who was reported missing on Sunday.


Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

New photos reveal state of Richard Montgomery wreck off Sheerness  Kent Online

It will be 75 years in August since an American ship carrying explosives sank in the Thames Estuary. There are still 1400 tonnes of bombs on board.


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sheerness East is one of Kent's most deprived areas and we asked people what life is like there  Kent Live

While child poverty appears to have dropped slightly in Swale over the past two years after a number of years on the increase, in Sheerness East it continues to ...


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Aldi hiring 400 jobs for Sheppey distribution centre  Kent Online

The discount supermarket chain has kicked off a recruitment process ahead of the opening of a distribution centre next year.


Thu, 17 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Boy suffers horror injury at Beachfields sandpit, Sheerness  Kent Online

A boy has undergone emergency surgery to sew his scalp back on after being injured in a children's sandpit.


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sheppey Pirates Festival cancelled  Kent Online

Captain Cutlass has announced the end of a much loved pirate festival.


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

From Vikings to Windrush: a journey down the Thames estuary  The Guardian

The river between London and the sea is rich in atmosphere and history. Can a new book shed light on Conrad's 'mysterious vastness'?


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Homeless couple forced to live in public toilets in Rose Street, Sheerness  Kent Online

A disabled woman and her husband in their 70s have been living on the streets for five years.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Digger rescued from Sheerness beach  Kent Online

Two tractors have taken away a broken down mechanical digger which had been trapped by the tide.


Sat, 06 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Police and ambulance crews called to Marina Drive, Minster-on-Sea, Sheerness following concerns for injured man  Kent Online

A man is in hospital after police and paramedics were called to a quiet residential street.


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Police appeal for missing Sheerness woman, Charlotte Crellin  Kent Online

Police are searching for a 24-year-old woman who has gone missing.


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sheerness woman 'bites ex-boyfriend' in row over chicken nuggets  Kent Online

A woman has appeared in court after an argument over chicken nuggets got out of hand.


Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Police called to fight at Sheerness skate park  Kent Online

A 13-year-old girl was taken to hospital after being beaten up during a fight watched by up to 40 youngsters.


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Missing toddler in Sheerness back with family  Kent Online

A girl found wandering alone in the street has been reunited with her family after police were called.


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tesco has tons of jobs on offer at its Kent stores with a raft of perks for employees  Kent Live

The supermarket has more than 70 vacancies advertised for its stores in the county.


Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Emergency services called to Sheerness home  Kent Online

Police cordoned off a street this morning after being called to a house.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sheppey Cycles in Sheerness closes down after more than 40 years  Kent Online

A bike shop which has served the community for more than 40 years has come to the end of the road.


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Pilkington glass factory to close at Queenborough with loss of 14 jobs  Kent Online

A glass firm is to close its Kent factory, with the loss of 14 jobs.


Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

New castle opens at Sheerness  Kent Online

After 33 years of being clambered over by thousands of boys and girls, a favourite galleon has finally sunk without trace to be replaced by a castle.


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

All the Christmas jobs up for grabs at Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda and Morrisons  Kent Live

The big four supermarkets are teeming with vacancies.


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Digger drowns in the sea at Sheerness  Kent Online

A broken down digger has been trapped by rising water as it worked on repairing flood defences.


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sheerness RNLI rescue four men stranded on Grain Tower in Medway Estuary  Kent Online

A group of people trapped at a historic gun tower had to be rescued by lifeboat crews.


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Artist Richard Jeferies plans new mural for seawall at Beachfields, Sheerness  Kent Online

An artist has promised a new sea wall mural will be 'quite different' to its 'moody' neighbour.


Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Woman is rescued after falling between rocks at Sheerness beach  Kent Online

Emergency services, including fire crews and coastguard, descended on a beach after a woman became trapped between sea defence boulders.


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Charity match supporting victims of domestic abuse at Sheerness East Working Men's Club in Halfway  Kent Online

An organisation supporting victims of domestic abuse was the winner when two teams took to the pitch for a charity football match.


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Swale council looking into offering free WiFi in Sittingbourne, Sheerness and Faversham  Kent Online

A council in Kent is looking into offering free WiFi in town centres.


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Stephanie Graysmark sentenced after stealing £170000 from former owner of Central Beach Caravan Park, Leysdown  Kent Online

A family leisure business was brought to its knees when a mum-of-two became addicted to online gambling. Stephanie Graysmark blew more than £170,000 in ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kent Press & Broadcast Awards 2019 finalists revealed  HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk

The finalists of an annual regional journalism awards have been revealed after a record number of entries were received. A total of 149 enries were submitted ...


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Firefighters called to Holland & Barrett in Sheerness  Kent Online

Firefighters dashed to a town centre high street this afternoon to repair a shop sign. The crew drove 500m with blue lights flashing from their station to health ...


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sheerness Dockyard Church gets £4.2 million of National Lottery cash  Kent Online

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has agreed to pay £4.2 million to rescue, repair and transform the former Dockyard Church at Sheerness. The derelict ...


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Woman injured near Garrison Point, Sheerness, taken to London hospital  Kent Online

Paramedics, police and coastguard crews were called after a woman was injured on the seafront.


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Coast road at Sheerness, Sheppey, closed for water repairs  Kent Online

Traffic is being diverted after Southern Water closed a road for repairs.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Man dies after boat capsizes off Sheerness coast  Kent Online

A man has died after a boat capsized in the Thames Estuary.


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cute Kids competition for Sheerness Times Guardian and Sittingbourne News Extra is coming up fast  Kent Online

The 2019 Cute Kids competition gets underway soon so don't miss the chance to win some fantastic prizes.


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Damion Lewis convicted of attacking taxi driver in Sheerness  Kent Online

A thug who knocked out a taxi driver in an unprovoked attack has avoided jail.


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Sheerness trains back to normal after burst water main at Kemsley  Kent Online

A full train *service* has resumed after a burst water main caused travel problems. South Eastern said trains on the Sheerness line were running normally after ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Prisoner from HMP Swaleside on the Isle of Sheppey attacked  Kent Online

A prison inmate was taken to hospital after being attacked.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Housing provider Optivo deals with bed bug infestation at Vincent Court in Sheerness  Kent Online

A housing provider is dealing with a bed bug infestation at one of its properties.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

MP reacts to Conservative party losing control of council  Kent Online

A member of parliament has reacted to his party losing control of a Kent council.


Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sean Rye, of Sheerness, jailed for sexual assault in alleyway off Cromer Road in Strood  Kent Online

A 34-year-old man has been locked up for sexually assaulting a vulnerable victim who was having a seizure.


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sheppey firefighter urges residents to think of neighbours before lighting bonfires at night  Kent Online

A fire chief has called on people planning to burn bonfires to think of their neighbours as the weather hots up.


Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

First meeting of Sheerness Town Council  Kent Online

It took a lot of campaigning but Sheerness on Sheppey now has its first dedicated council for more than 50 years. We went to its first meeting.


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Injuries close £50000 castle children's slide at Sheerness  Kent Online

A new £50000 children's castle slide has been branded a "death-trap" and closed after just a week following a spate of injuries.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Sheppey: Pharmaceutical firm Aesica to make job cuts at Queenborough site  Kent Online

A number of employees have been told their jobs are under threat at a leading pharmaceutical firm.


Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Heart attack nightmare of Sheppey Takeover sci-fi boss Robert Dawson  Kent Online

This Saturday is the Sheppey Takeover sci-fi fair. And this is why organisers are raising money for a top London hospital.


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Police cadets check 400 vehicles in Sittingbourne and Sheppey  Kent Online

Police cadets have been praised for their efforts in catching out speeding drivers as they checked how fast 400 vehicles were going.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Plans for flats submitted for former petrol station in Sheerness High Street  Kent Online

Proposals for flats at a former petrol station, which is now a restaurant, have been resubmitted.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Lower Road at Minster, Sheppey, closed  Kent Online

There are traffic delays on Sheppey after a car crash has closed one of the Island's main routes.


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Plans for 150 homes in Halfway, Sheerness, should be refused until traffic sorted says Highways England  Kent Online

Highways bosses say plans for more than 150 homes should be refused, unless traffic modelling – which looks at the impact the homes would have on the A249 ...


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sittingbourne and Sheerness drivers jailed after three-car Sheppey crash  Kent Online

Two motorists in a three-car horror, which left two children and a pensioner with injuries, have been jailed.


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Isle of Sheppey Oasis Academy pupils face shock this September  Kent Online

Hundreds of students at a Kent academy face being relocated after a major shake-up of its campuses.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Construction workers dive into sea to help girl in Sheerness  Kent Online

Brave workers downed tools to save a teenage girl from drowning in the sea.


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tributes to former printer Douglas John Friday of Sheerness  Kent Online

A flag is flying at half mast in honour of former printer who was proud of his country.


Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sheerness line flooded after water mains burst near Kemsley  Kent Online

A key train route is to be closed for hours after flooding on the tracks.


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Volunteers needed to keep check on conditions and inmates at Swaleside prison on Sheppey  Kent Online

The body that monitors the conditions at one of Kent's biggest prison is looking for more people to help them. Swaleside prison at Eastchurch is recruiting ...


Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

OM Centre in Wood Street, Sheerness, given new rating by Care Quality Commission  Kent Online

An upgraded rating has been given to a medical centre ordered to make several changes.


Sun, 19 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sheerness RNLI rescue marooned sailor from mud in River Medway at Gilllingham  Kent Online

A lifeboat crewman had to clamber over mud to help save a man trapped aboard his boat.


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Mum describes how son, 16, was scalped in horror accident at Sheerness playground  Kent Live

Tasha Spilsbury has explained what happened to her son Jordan who suffered a shocking head injury.


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Suspected drug dealer thought to have links to Sheerness due in court  Kent Online

A suspected drug dealer, who is thought to have links to supplying cocaine and heroin in part of Kent, is due in court.


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Why an explosives filled sunken ship could pose a huge threat to Sheppey  Kent Live

SS Richard Montgomery sank with around 1400 tonnes of explosives on board.


Mon, 27 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Jousting success at Sheppey Spectacular  Kent Online

Estate agent's cars used in quad-bike stunt show which raised £30000 for charity along with jousting tournament, air show, pirates and a mermaid.


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Drugs bust in St George's Avenue, Sheerness  Kent Online

Police forensics officers have been seen removing 'vast amounts' of cannabis plants after an early morning raid.


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

People are naming the country's 'worst towns' and their comments about Kent are horrendous  Kent Live

We know how beautiful our towns are but not everyone agrees.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

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