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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.

Milton Regis Court Hall To Host Open Days

Milton Regis Court Hall To Host Open Days

The landmark building Milton Regis Court Hall will soon be opening its doors again following the signing of a new lease earlier this week.

The Friends of Milton Regis Court Hall (a registered charity) have taken over the building from Swale Borough Council and have already planned a series of Open Days at which much needed funds will hopefully be raised.

Town Centre Affected By Storm Flooding Again

Town Centre Affected By Storm Flooding Again

Sittingbourne has been badly affected by flooding, yet again, following a deluge in the past hour.

The worst affected areas appear to be around the bottom part of the High Street, East Street, Crown Quay Lane and both Mill Way and St Paul's Street in Milton Regis.

Stay tuned to 106.9 SFM for the latest information or follow our Twitter feed - which is also displayed on our Main Page at www.sfmradio.com.

Loss Of Production Staff At Milton Pipes Announced

Loss Of Production Staff At Milton Pipes Announced

The Production Team staff at Milton Pipes Ltd, on Cooks Lane in Milton Regis, have been told at a meeting that their jobs are to go in the summer.

The previously family-owned company became part of the CPM Group in 2010. It is believed that production will be absorbed by CPM's other sites in Yorkshire and Somerset. 

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