Milton Regis

Suspect Detained After Attempted Pharmacy Burglary

Suspect Detained After Attempted Pharmacy Burglary

A suspected burglar has appeared at court following an attempted break-in at a pharmacy in Milton Regis.

At around 10.15pm on Monday (7th March), Kent Police received a report that a window had been damaged at the business on Milton Regis High Street. Officers went to the scene and then started a search of the area. At around 11.35pm, a patrol saw a suspicious vehicle and requested the driver to stop.

It is alleged the car did not stop and, following a pursuit, it came to a halt in Basser Hill, Lower Halstow, where the driver was arrested.

Appeal After Teenage Boy Assaulted In Milton Regis

Appeal After Teenage Boy Assaulted In Sittingbourne

Kent Police are looking for information following a report that a teenage boy was assaulted in Milton Regis in late November.

Police confirmed today (Tuesday 29th December) that between 7.30pm and 8.00pm on Monday 30th November a group of up to 11 young people were reported to have assaulted the victim in Milton Recreation Ground. The boy was subsequently taken to a local hospital to receive treatment for facial injuries.

Large Blaze Being Tackled At Recycling Centre

Large Blaze Being Tackled At Recycling Centre

Crews remain at the scene of a fire at an industrial premises on Gas Road in Milton Regis. 
 
The Kent Fire & Rescue Service (KFRS) told SFM News that: " steady progress is being made to extinguish the fire, with crews using hose reel jets to tackle the flames". 
 
People living and working in the Kemsley / Milton Regis area are being asked to keep their windows and doors closed, due to large amounts of smoke in the area. 
 

MS Swale Bowlers Take Up The Challenge

MS Swale Bowlers Take Up The Challenge

Three bowlers from MS Swale (the independent local charity, offering support to anyone in Swale with Multiple Sclerosis and those affected by someone with MS) have formed a team and entered the South East Region leg of the Disability Bowls England Inter-Club Triples competition which was held at Ashford Indoor Bowls Centre on Saturday (7th March).

Large Grass Fire In Gas Road Area

Large Grass Fire In Gas Road Area

Kent Fire and Rescue Service have been called to a large fire involving around 100sq metres of grass and undergrowth in the Gas Road area.

It is believed that three fire engines have been sent to the scene and firefighters are using hose reel jets to tackle the blaze.

There is a large plume of smoke in the area and residents are being advised to close all their windows and doors to prevent the smoke from entering their properties as a precaution.

 

Car Hits House On North Street, Milton Regis

Car Hits House On North Street, Milton Regis

North Street, in Milton Regis, was closed earlier today (Tuesday 24th January) in both directions at the junction with Milton High Street and Vicarage Road, following an incident where a car hit a house on Hawkins Close.

A spokeswoman for Kent Police told SFM News "[we] called at around 9.00am this morning after it was reported that a car had been involved in a collision with a house. Police officers and Kent Fire and Rescue Service were dispatched to the scene in North Street, Milton Regis."

Milton Regis Suspicious Incident Prompts E-Fit

Milton Regis Suspicious Incident Prompts E-Fit

Detectives, investigating a report of a man acting suspiciously in the Milton Regis area several weeks ago, have issued an efit image of a man they would like to speak to.

It is reported that a 12-year-old girl was walking through the graveyard near Green Porch Close at around 7.10am on Tuesday 5th January when a man approached her and reached out towards her arm. The girl ran off.

The man is described as white, aged between 30 and 40, 6ft tall, of large build and had a beard. He was described as wearing a black hoodie, jogging bottoms and woolly hat.

Firefighters Deal With Fire In Milton Regis Home

Firefighters Deal With Fire In Milton Regis Home

Picture: Google Streetview

Three fire engines were at the scene of a fire in a three-storey building in Albion Terrace on Brewery Road in MIlton Regis earlier today (Friday 15th January).

Fire crews in breathing apparatus used two hose reels to put the fire out and special fans and natural ventilation to remove the smoke from the property and neighbouring properties.

The three people who were in the property at the time managed to get out to safety when their smoke alarms sounded.

Milton Regis Court Hall Looking For Ghost Stories

Milton Regis Court Hall Looking For Ghost Stories

Do you have any Milton Regis ghost stories to share? Have you ever seen a ghost in the Milton Regis area?

The Friends Of Milton Regis Court Hall want to set up a register of ghost sightings and stories in and around the area and are looking for people to pop in to the Court hall this coming Saturday (5th December) for their Pre-Christmas Open Day.

If you can't get along they would still like to hear from you.

Please contact Paul on 01795 471876 or you can email him: paul@ptdavid.co.uk.

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