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Latest News in Swale

Find all the very latest news and information from the council below. Previous news for the last 12 months is filed by Month under Recent News. If you want to read any of our older releases, please contact our Media Office.

Safety partnership team tackles loan sharks

The Swale Community Safety Partnership (CSP) has been advising residents about the risks of using loan sharks.

Environment award for Greenspaces Ranger

Swale Borough Council’s Greenspaces Ranger has won an award at the Kent Environment Strategy celebration event.

Plastic recycling will continue in Swale as normal

Local residents can be assured that reports of changes to the export of plastics for recycling to China will have no impact on local waste collections.

Criminal Behaviour Order for fire starter

A man who illegally burned waste and caused heavy smoke to drift over the M2 has received the borough’s first waste-related Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO)

Information sessions for Town Council

Give your views and find out more information about a town council for Sheerness

New ball court for Kemsley Recreation Ground

A new multi-use games area has been installed at Kemsley Recreation Ground in Sittingbourne

Traffic changes for Sittingbourne High Street

Sittingbourne high street will be partially traffic-free on Fridays and Saturdays from Jan 12.

Litter leads to court

Nine people have been prosecuted by Swale Borough Council for failing to pay a fixed penalty notice (FPN) for littering in the borough.

Community partnerships help borough residents

The Swale Community Safety Partnership (CSP) is tackling crime and anti-social behaviour on estates to keep residents safe.

Fine issued for dumped waste

A Teynham woman has been fined and ordered to pay costs after household waste was found dumped by a level crossing.

Next specialist market for Sittingbourne

Sittingbourne's Christmas market on Saturday ends the town's themed markets programme for the year

Final deep clean of 2017

Swale borough has its final deep clean for 2017

Recycling roadshows in Swale

Learn more about festive recycling and get free compostable liners at Faversham, Sheerness and Sittingbourne roadshows

Town council review for Sheerness

Councillors are being asked to approve plans that could lead to a new town council being set up in Sheerness.

Salt giveaway back by popular demand

The council will give away free salt bags to residents on Small Business Saturday, 2 December.

Cheyne Road waste access

Information on issues affecting waste collections for Bramley Way and Bramley Close in Eastchurch

Christmas shopping made easy

This December, we’re making it easier for you to reach Swale’s high streets.

Give old school uniforms a new lease of life

Parents are being asked to donate unwanted school uniforms, helping families on low incomes to get ready for the new school year.

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