Minster, England Newswire

Minster, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Minster, England.

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

    1 hr ago | Salisbury Journal

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

    Wednesday | 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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  3. Plans afoot for Kent's newest Pride festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | 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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  4. Danny's 'striking' resemblance to England superstar Harry KaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | 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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  5. Trevora s Travels: York provides history lessons from Roman timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | 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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  6. Pink Tie Ball raises A 10,000 for cancer charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 30 | 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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  7. 'The best big brother I could have wished for'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. on this Day: May 18Read the original story

    May 17, 2018 | York Press

    The new High Altar in York Minster, which had been erected as a memorial to the late Lord Halifax had finally been completed. The date of June 1 had been arranged for a dedication ceremony by the Archbishop of York , Dr Temple and it was understood that all though they would be several people to watch, on this occasion there would be no night watchmen.

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  14. 'Why have a get together when you're dead?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Kent Online

    A terminally-ill man is hoping to catch up with as many of his friends and family, past and present, at his living wake. There will be a disco, playing 1970s and 80s music, a Play Your Cards Right game with a cash prize, a raffle and buffet.

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  15. Top job at 'troubled' school up for grabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Kent Online

    Adverts have been posted for a new A 100,000 head to run the Oasis Academy on the Isle of Sheppey. The vacancy arose over the Easter holidays when principal John Cavadino suddenly quit after just 18 months in the top job..

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  16. Man holds wake while he's still aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Kent Online

    A wake is traditionally a social gathering for friends and family to get together to celebrate a person's life after they have died. Now he wants to see as many of his friends and family, past and present, as possible while he's still alive.

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  17. Stroke public meeting in Minster, Sheppey, on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Kent Online

    Sheppey residents have the chance to say where they want Kent and Medway's new "super stroke" units to be based. NHS Swale Clinical Commissioning Group is holding a public meeting at Minster Community Centre in New Road, Minster, tomorrow afternoon from 3pm to 5pm .

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  18. Sheppey carnival selection dance this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | Kent Online

    Current carnival queen Emily Pope, 13, from Minster stands down at the selection dance at Sheerness East Working Men's Club on Saturday . Contestants must live on Sheppey and be aged from five to 18. There are three categories: Rosebuds from five to six, juniors from seven to 12 and seniors from 13 to 18. Winners must be able to represent the Island at Kent carnivals throughout the year and be available for the Sheppey summer carnival on August 18 and a photo shoot on Sunday February 25. Emily, who goes to Highsted Grammar School in Sittingbourne, has been representing the Island for the past year along with princesses Faith Chawner, 17, from Queenborough and Abigail Bolt-Mead, 13, from Minster.

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  19. Richard Palmer stands down as chairman of Sittingbourne and Sheppey UkipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | Kent Online

    The chairman of the Sittingbourne and Sheppey branch of Ukip has become the latest to desert the political party set up by Nigel Farage. Mr Palmer, who stood as MP under the party's banner in the 2015 General Election and is a former county chairman, described the decision to get rid of former army officer Mr Bolton as a "debacle."

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  20. Litter on the A249 between Sheppey, Sittingbourne and Maidstone has 'never been as bad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Kent Online

    Extra clean-up crews have been deployed to a busy road amid complaints the amount of litter is the worst ever. Sue Sills, of Tunstall, was disgusted by the amount of litter.

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