Minster, England Newswire

Minster, England Newswire

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  1. Delays clear on river crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Kent Online

    The road was shut from the A2500 Lower Road (Leysdown turn-off, Queenborough) to Old Ferry Road (Lower Halstow turn-off, Iwade) with congestion stretching back to Minster-On-Sea.

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  2. Top cleric gets a calling... for a new roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Kent Online

    The Rev Tim Hall, the vicar of Minster Abbey, Holy Trinity Church, Sheerness, and Holy Trinity, Queenborough, is to become chief executive officer of the evangelical organisation Through Faith Missions. He said: "I will obviously miss this glorious Island but as a vicar I must listen to the calling of Jesus."

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  3. Uber-style service to be rolled outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Kent Online

    Using the app, passengers can select pick-up and drop-off points, see the price while booking, pay with a credit or debit card and track where the vehicle is. And now, anyone with an "unlimited weekly pass" - usually A 29 - can use the ticket on Arriva buses and ArrivaClick services.

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  4. Fly-tipping menace creating 'horror island'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Kent Online

    Fly-tippers are turning Sheppey into a "horror island" according to officials who blame councillors for charging people to dump their waste. Piles of tyres, carpets, mattresses, electrical cable and black rubbish sacks were found dumped at Cromwell Road, West Minster, earlier this month.

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  5. Sun, sea, sand and chamois leathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Kent Online

    A record 110 cars, vans, bikes and scooters went to the beach on Sunday for Sheppey's annual classic motor show by the sea. Organiser Paul Weeks, who runs the Sweet Hut on Minster Leas with his wife Nina, said: "It was our best yet.

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  6. Avast! Pirates to pillage and plunder Kent holiday island todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Kent Online

    Leader Captain Cutlass, alias Adrian Collins, admitted: "Obviously, it's not quite as we had planned but we promise there will be lots of silly fun and a stage full of live bands to entertain everyone." The buccaneers were going to celebrate their silver anniversary at Barton's Point Coastal Park, Sheerness, with their usual giant water fight and pirates' landing which has attracted thousands of youngsters over the years.

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  7. Sun, sea, sand and chamois leathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Kent Online

    A record 110 cars, vans, bikes and scooters went to the beach on Sunday for Sheppey's annual classic motor show by the sea. Organiser Paul Weeks, who runs the Sweet Hut on Minster Leas with his wife Nina, said: "It was our best yet.

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  8. All steam ahead for model railway's 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Kent Online

    It's what Sheppey Miniature Model Engineering Society's 50 members can do on their third-of-a-mile circuit at Barton's Point Coastal Park, Sheerness. They have been giving rides to youngsters, and their parents, for the past 40 years but many Islanders are still unaware they exist.

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  9. Theresa May: Brexit plan will ensure no hard Irish borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    The Prime Minister has moved to assure people living on the Irish border that her plan for Brexit will ensure no hardening of the frontier. "We've produced a proposal which would enable us to have a free trade area between the UK and the EU and a customs arrangement that would mean people here would continue to be able to trade seamlessly across the border and there will be no hard border, that's what we want to see," Mrs May told the Press Association.

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  10. Cabbie left with horrific injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Kent Online

    Rob King, 64, was parked in Sheerness High Street when a thug rained blows through the open driver's window in an apparently unprovoked attack. Mr King, a grandfather and former champion boxer, is recovering at home in Minster but hasn't been able to work since.

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  11. Plans afoot for Kent's newest Pride festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Kent Online

    Pride events, which are held all over the world, celebrate the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, and recognise the struggles these communities face. Long-established prides such as Brighton and London attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year - and now a group of Islanders are hoping to bring rainbow-coloured joy to Sheppey.

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  12. Danny's 'striking' resemblance to England superstar Harry KaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Kent Online

    World Cup fever is sweeping the nation - and Danny McLaughlin has found himself at the centre of attention thanks to his amazing resemblance to star player Harry Kane. The Spurs forward and Golden Boot hopeful is preparing for England's biggest game in decades on Wednesday when the Three Lions take on Croatia in the semi-final.

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  13. Trevora s Travels: York provides history lessons from Roman timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | LA Daily News

    York Castle, which was once was once used as a prison, is one of many historical sites for visitors to see. For several hundred years, it was the second-largest city in the entire country.

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  14. Pink Tie Ball raises A 10,000 for cancer charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Kent Online

    The pair, from Petfield Close, Minster, marked the 10th anniversary of her diagnosis with the last ever Pink Tie charity ball at Gillingham FC's Priestfield stadium on Saturday. She was diagnosed in 2008 and had a double-mastectomy, chemo and radiotherapy.

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  15. 'The best big brother I could have wished for'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Kent Online

    After being given the devastating news it had spread to his bones and was terminal, the father-of-two organised a living wake so that he could see as many of his friends and family, past and present, as possible while he was still alive. The party was held at the Minster Working Men's Club in Union Road on April 28, but David could not make it after taking a turn for the worse.

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  16. Power and politics have big influence on 2018 York Early Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | York Press

    THE 2018 York Early Music Festival will take the theme of Power & Politics across 400 years of history from the medieval Popes to the time of Beethoven. Rowing against the tide of Brexit, the focus will be on Europe from July 6 to 14, when the festival will interweave international artists with emerging professionals from across Europe and the National Centre for Early Music's home-grown Minster Minstrels in a 10-day extravaganza of concerts, workshops and lectures.

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  17. Veteran entertainer Roy Hudd reopens Kent theatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Kent Online

    Veteran entertainer Roy Hudd officially reopened the Criterion Theatre at Blue Town yesterday after a A 34,000 revamp. The president of the British Music Hall Society cut a ribbon of 'barbed wire' to open a new exhibition gallery packed with memorabilia of days gone by including one of the first TV sets, a tape recorder, piano, gramophone, gas cooker and typewriter.

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  18. Son's illness inspires dad's cycle challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | Kent Online

    A father-of-two is getting ready to cover more than 200 miles this summer to raise awareness of the rare genetic disorder which affects his son. Four-year-old Joseph Stock, a reception class pupil at Halfway Houses Primary School, was diagnosed with XXYY syndrome in May last year, which is a result of having more chromosomes in the body than you are due to have.

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  19. Sixth head named for troubled academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | Kent Online

    Tina Lee has been named the new A 100,000 principal of Sheppey's Oasis Academy. The appointment is to be announced to staff and parents today .

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  20. Ferry firm in hot water after launch 'disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Kent Online

    Almost 80 passengers planning a day trip to Southend ended up with a tour to a Second World War shipwreck instead when the launch of a new ferry was scuppered by strong winds, tides and a lost gangplank. Retired policeman Dave Wilcock, 52, who has sunk almost A 190,000 into launching the Sheppey to Southend ferry service, said: "I'd like to apologise to everyone.

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