RSPCA Awards Council Two Gold Pawprint Awards

RSPCA Awards Council Two Gold Pawprint Awards

Pic: Tim Oxley and Melissa Herbert from the SBC Stray Dog Team

Swale Borough Council’s stray dog service has been highlighted as one of the best in the country by the RSPCA for the eleventh year in a row.

The service has been awarded the Gold Pawprint Award, which recognises good practice in animal welfare by local authorities in England and Wales. Alongside this award, the council has also been awarded the Gold Pawprint Award for Contingency Planning for the fourth year in a row.

Awards Ceremony Honours Local Firefighters

Awards Ceremony To Honour Firefighters

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) held a special awards ceremony at Oakwood House in Maidstone yesterday (Tuesday 4th October) to honour firefighters and a South East Coast Ambulance Service advanced ambulance technician.

They were all presented with a Chief Executive's Certificate of Congratulation, in front of colleagues, family and friends at the special ceremony attended by Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for Kent, Viscount De L'Isle MBE, the Chairman of Kent and Medway Fire and Rescue Authority (KMFRA) Nick Chard and KFRS Chief Executive Ann Millington.

Youngsters Invited To Enter Film Awards

Youngsters Invited To Enter Film Awards

Youngsters from the Isle of Sheppey's Bay Kidz Club and Cheyne Middle School receive a Highly Commended prize for their film "Seen But Not Heard" from Cllr John Morris (right) and former Cllr Trevor Fentiman, at the previous Awards.

The organisers of Kent Film Awards, part of this year's Swale Film Festival sponsored by 106.9 SFM, are inviting all local youngsters to make a movie during their summer holidays for the chance to win film making equipment and a trip to the world-famous Pinewood studios.

Local Bus Drivers In National Annual Awards

Local Bus Drivers In National Annual Awards

Two bus drivers from Sheerness took the top places in the regional final of the Bus Driver of the Year competition, at North Weald Airfield in Essex, on Sunday 28th July.

They were part of a ten-strong contingent from Arriva's Southern Counties region that took part in a series of manoeuvring and theory tests designed to find the best three drivers to represent the company at the national finals of the competition to be held in Blackpool in early September.

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