Medway, England Newswire

Medway, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Medway, England.

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  1. England World Cup star to appear at business eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Kent Online

    A member of the victorious England Women's Rugby World Cup squad will be a keynote speaker at a leading business event later this year. Since first picking up a ball at the age of six, the star has gone on to play on the winning teams at the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2014 and the Women's Six Nations in 2017.

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  2. Green flags for Kent parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Kent Online

    Pegwell Bay Park in Ramsgate, Radnor Park in Folkestone, and Trosley Country Park in Vigo were also celebrated in the awards. Seven parks in Medway will continue to proudly display green flags, including Capstone Farm Country Park in Gillingham and Broomhill Park, Strood.

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  3. Armed police called to brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Kent Online

    Two other men, who have been taken to Medway Maritime Hospital, in Gillingham, were arrested on suspicion of affray and will be questioned by officers after they've received medical treatment. James Walker, a spokesman for Kent Police said armed officers were sent to the scene, but this was because they were the nearest available resource when the call about the trouble came in.

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  4. Castle Concerts mark their 25th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Kent Online

    Rochester's Castle Concerts hit a high note this week as they mark 25 years. Here, we look at the line-up and speak exclusively to a local star - who's quite famous further afield too - Jools Holland.

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  5. Hospital celebrates with tea party and summer fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Kent Online

    As part of the NHS Big70tea celebrations, a range of cakes were baked by doctors, nurses, office based staff and volunteers for the occasion. Speaking on the day of celebrations, NHS chief executive Simon Stevens sent a message of thanks to staff for their work in making the service a success over the years.

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  6. Chris hoping to land knockout blowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Kent Online

    Maidstone's Chris Matthews, right, connects against Jules Phillips at the Make or Break Show in February Picture: Countrywide Photographic And there's set to be big support for another County Town fighter, Lenny Fuller, as he makes his second pro appearance. Lightweight Chris Matthews is due to face Ricky Starkey having missed out on a proposed rematch with Jules Phillips, the man who ended his unbeaten record in February.

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  7. Head took own life after fearing he'd lose jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Kent Online

    A troubled high-profile head teacher committed suicide before an "imminent" meeting about an incident which he feared would cost him his job. Gary Vyse, who was found hanged at his Strood home, had been suffering from depression and anxiety and was three times over the drink-drive limit.

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  8. Strict headteacher 'was worried about losing his job' before he hanged himself at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Daily Mail

    'The world wants me to fail': Strict headteacher, 37, of six academies who banned pupils wearing lipstick and fake tan 'was worried about losing his job' before he hanged himself at home Gary Vyse, 37, was three times over the drink drive limit and suffering from depression when he was found hanged at his home on Monday February 12 this year. An inspirational super headteacher hanged himself after sending an emotional message to a close friend saying: 'The world wants me to fail', an inquest heard.

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  9. Sobbing mother says 'knives destroy lives' as gang who murdered her son are jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Murderers are caught on video chasing men with knives and belt five days before they killed 17-year-old 'like vultures' but police STILL deny they have a problem with teen gangs A group of murders have been caught on video chasing victims with knives just days before they killed a teenage 'like vultures' - but police still deny they have a problem with gangs. But local police have insisted the murder - described by a judge as a 'revenge attack' - was not 'gang-related' or that there is a difficulty with gangs of youngsters rampaging with weapons in Medway towns.

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  10. Brothers walk free after revenge attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Kent Online

    Two brothers who sought revenge after one of them was repeatedly stabbed and left fighting for his life have avoided being locked up. Perry Mulholland was in December 2016 run down by two cars, then chased and knifed at least six times in the back, legs and arms as he lay defenceless on the ground.

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  11. School academies trusts explore mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Kent Online

    The Williamson Trust and Leigh Academies Trust would also own a large special school if the deal goes ahead, with three more free schools approved to open by 2020. The two trusts, which run schools across the Medway and Dartford areas, as well as Bexley and Greenwich, aim to complete a merger before the end of the year.

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  12. Kent's crime hotspotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Kent Online

    Kent's worst places for crime and sexual violence have been revealed - and one area of the county is a particular hotspot. In all, 126 crimes of this nature were reported in Chatham Central - making up almost half of the total 301 crimes reported in the area.

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  13. Parents launch campaign to build special needs secondary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | Kent Online

    Parents with pupils at a school for profoundly disabled children took their campaign for more secondary placements to Chatham High Street at the weekend. And they received overwhelming support from shoppers who were shocked to hear that some children may be forced to travel hundreds of miles to complete their education.

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  14. Queen rewards county's heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Kent Online

    The 29-year-old became the most successful Winter Olympian in British history earlier this year, after winning back-to-back golds at the Sochi and PyeongChang Games. The skeleton champion, who will be presented with an OBE, returned to the streets of Kent in April for a celebratory open-bus tour across the Sevenoaks district.

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  15. Gang faces life in prison for machete murder of defenseless teen, 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Gang of youths who launched fatal machete attack on defenceless 17-year-old 'like vultures' in row over stolen bike are found guilty of murder Victor Maibvisira, pictured, is facing live in prison after he and four members of his gang were convicted of the murder of teenager Kyle Yule, 17, in Gravesend, Kent last year A gang of five youths who knifed a defenceless 17-year-old boy to death 'like vultures' in a revenge attack between rival teenagers have been convicted of murder. They now face life behind bars after Kyle Yule was stabbed, punched and kicked as he lay on the front doorstep of his best friend's home in Gillingham, Kent.

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  16. Nominate your hospital hero todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Kent Online

    Have you, or somebody you know been treated at Medway Maritime Hospital and want to say a special thank you to a member of staff or volunteer. The Medway Messenger has once again teamed up with Medway NHS Foundation Trust to launch a readers' Hospital Hero award.

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  17. Five guilty of murdering teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Kent Online

    A gang of five youths who knifed a defenceless 17-year-old boy to death 'like vultures' in a revenge attack between rival teenagers have been convicted of murder. Kyle Yule was stabbed, punched and kicked as he lay on the front doorstep of his best friend's home in Gillingham.

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  18. Police raid 'pop-up brothels'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Kent Online

    Detectives have raided suspected pop-up brothels in the Kent as part of an operation to uncover alleged Romanian sex-traffickers. Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have been working alongside the Romanian authorities since February, acting upon information women were being sexually exploited by members of an organised criminal network.

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  19. Trio charged with robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Kent Online

    Three people have appeared in court after being charged with robbery after a couple were allegedly tied up and threatened at a property. The trio, two men and a woman, appeared before magistrates in Medway earlier today after being charged by officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.

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  20. Chatham should not be Medway's 'principal town'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Kent Online

    Members of a Rochester conservation group have hit back at a council proposal to make Chatham the "principal town centre". They also argue that Chatham is not the main location for leisure, culture and tourism and instead its neighbour, steeped in history, is the more accurate candidate.

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