Town Centre

Council Approves Town Centre Car Park Concession

Council Approves Town Centre Car Park Concession

Town centre visitors across the Borough will now get 30 minutes extra on all parking tickets bought at Council run town centre car parks, from Saturday (18th July)

Councillors approved an urgent motion at last night's (Wednesday 15th July) Annual Meeting of Swale Borough Counci (SBC).

It's a temporary measure and will be in place until Wednesday 30th as part of the authority's response to the coronavirus pandemic, utilising a government 'New Burdens' grant to pay for the concession.

Licensed Taxi In Town Centre Collision

Licensed Taxi In Town Centre Collision

A licensed taxi, believed to have been carrying a fare-paying passenger at the time, has been involved in an accident on The Avenue Of Remembrance.

The incident happened shortly after 11.30am this morning (Wednesday 25th January) between the junctions of Central Avenue and Albany Road, near the side entrance of Sittingbourne Police Station.

The taxi is believed to have collided with another vehicle resulting in it hitting a tree on the side of the carriageway.

It's believed that there were no serious injuries and that a police investigation was underway.

First New Look At Town Centre Transformation

First New Look At Town Centre Transformation

New CGI images of the Spirit of Sittingbourne's planned regeneration project have been released by Swale Borough Council, as new restaurants and retailers sign up to come to the town.

Swale Borough Council and The Spirit Of SIttingbourne have confirmed that Pizza Express, Wildwood, Home Bargains and Travelodge have all signed up to come to the town.

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.

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