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8
MAR
Local young people’s dreams of having a purpose-built space to skate are almost a reality, as contractors begin work on a new multi-use skatepark in Sittingbourne.
6
MAR
Cllr Andrew Bowles leader of Swale Borough Council has been suspended from the Conservative party after he controversially retweeted a post supporting far-right activist Tommy Robinson.
26
FEB
By now I am sure that you will be aware that Swale has the highest ratio of patients per GP in the entire country. This obviously wasn’t a great surprise to anyone who lives here, because we all knew that trying to get an appointment is a lottery at the best of times.
19
FEB
It came as a shock to councillors last Wednesday to find that a planned briefing on the councils’ transport modelling had been cancelled just a day before it was due to take place. According to James Freeman, the head of planning at Swale Borough Council, the scheduled meeting had to be postponed due to significant anomalies with the consultants work which could not be rectified in advance of the meeting.
17
FEB
You may recall that just a couple of years ago the then deputy mayor and mayoress Colin and Pamela Prescott officially cut the ribbon for the grand opening their previous salon in East Street.
17
FEB
The Sittingbourne Society held its Annual General and Presentation evening in the Phoenix Centre on Monday 11th February.
5
FEB
Contentious from the very outset, with a level of opposition that I have not witnessed in Swale since the days of thousands of people protesting against the Kent Science Park plans, plans which incidentally are back on the table and promoted by the very same developer Quinn Estates.
18
JAN
Swale Borough Council is encouraging local people to think about whether they would like to apply to be a councillor in local elections being held on 2 May 2019.
16
JAN
Six weeks remain to apply to Swale Borough Council’s grant scheme for sporting projects in our area. The current round of funding will expire at the end of February, but £6000 remains unallocated.
28
NOV
Bapchild and Tonge Primary School Year 6 pupils talk politics with MP Gordon Henderson as part of a unit comparing democracy in Ancient Greece with today's parliamentary system.