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Kemsley Man Fined For Unlicensed Waste Carrying

Kemsley Man Fined For Unlicensed Waste Carrying

A Kemsley man, caught transporting scrap metal without a licence, is nearly a thousand pounds out of pocket after being prosecuted by Swale Borough Council.

David Varrier, of Ypres Drive, was stopped as part of a joint operation between the council and Kent Police in June 2018. He was found to be carrying the waste on Newbridge Avenue, Sittingbourne, without the necessary waste carrier certificate or waste transfer notes.

'Runaway Thief' Being Sought By Police

'Runaway Thief' Being Sought By Police

Swale Police officers are searching for a suspected runaway thief after being called to a report of two men travelling in a suspected stolen vehicle on Swale Way, Kemsley, at around about noon today (Wednesday 17th April).

A police spokesman told SFM News: "our officers located the van in stationary traffic and, as they approached it, two men are reported to have made off on foot."

It's believed that following a search of the local area a 17-year-old boy from the Sittingbourne area was arrested on suspicion of theft and remains in police custody.

Another Taxi Driver Robbery - This Time In Kemsley

Another Taxi Driver Robbery - This Time In Kemsley

Kent Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a taxi driver reported being robbed in Kemsley.

The incident happened at around 8.30pm on Saturday (15 September) evening on Flanders Close in Kemsley, after a man had called to book a taxi from the area.

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder In Kemsley

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder In Kemsley

Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have begun an investigation after the body of a woman was found at a home in Kemsley.

Officers attended the property, in Hurst Lane, following a report received just after midnight earlier today (Tuesday 31st July) and a 64-year-old woman was found deceased at the scene.

A 66-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently at a London hospital having also been found injured.

Improvements To Kemsley Recreation Ground Unveiled

Improvements To Kemsley Recreation Ground Unveiled

Residents young and old will be able to sharpen their skills after improvements to the Kemsley Recreation Ground were unveiled for the New Year.

The new £19,500 multi-use games area has been installed by Swale Borough Council and gives visitors the chance to enjoy a range of ball games such as football and basketball, alongside the existing pitches at the park.

Fire Crews Tackled Kemsley Derelict Building Fire

Fire Crews Tackled Kemsley Derelict Building Fire

Local Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) crews have been tackling a large fire on Grovehurst Road, Kemsley this evening (Friday 24th February) involving two portable buildings.

On arrival crews found the two buildings, used for storage, well alight.

At the high of the incident three fire engines were at the scene with firefighters using main jets to tackle the fire.

It is believed that the buildings were previously used as a pet food supplies store.

 

A Number Of Thefts From Cars In Kemsley

A Number Of Thefts From Cars In Kemsley

Kent Police are reminding motorists to lock their cars and remove valuables after receiving several reports of theft from vehicles in Kemsley.

Between 5.30am and 6am on Tuesday (3rd January) Kent Police received reports of theft of property including clothing and tools from five cars in Beauvoir Drive.

Police would like to speak to a man who was reported to have been trying car door handles in the road at the time before running off. He is described as white, aged between 15 and 25 years old, 5ft 8in, of medium build and wearing a blue bomber jacket, and dark trousers.

Sittingbourne Man Arrested For Kemsley Burglary

A 20-year-old man has been arrested following a burglary at a property in Sittingbourne.

Kent Police was called after 4pm on Tuesday 2nd April after reports of a break-in at an address in Adisham Green, Kemsley.

A number of jewellery items, including a gold engagement ring, gold wedding band and Armani watch were reported missing, as well as £3,500 worth of camera equipment and a mobile phone.

A 20-year-old man from Sittingbourne was arrested on suspicion of burglary and criminal damage and has been bailed until Wednesday 5th June pending further enquiries.

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