Local Directory

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 Directory of Local Services

Sections

Advice

Benefits and Employment

Borough Council

Clubs and Groups

Doctors

Education

Hospitals

Libraries

Police

Recycling

Young People

 

 

Advice 

Age Concern 

Roxteth Day Centre

Mustards Road

Leysdown

Kent

ME12 4AG

Phone: (01795) 510348

 

Rosemary House

43 Trinity Road

Sheerness

Kent

ME12 2PF

Phone: (01795) 662562

 

Arthritis Care

Mr Webb

10 Montague Court

Sheerness

Kent

ME12 1BM

Phone: (01795) 667800

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

Sheppey CAB

Open. Monday and Wednesday. 10.00am – 2.00pm

4 Hope Street

Sheerness

Phone: as Sittingbourne

 

Sittingbourne CAB

17a Station Road

Sittingbourne

Kent

ME10 3DU

Phone: (01795) 473652

E-mail: admin@sittingbournecab.org.uk

Website: http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/

 

Housing Aid and Advice Centre

Central House

Central Avenue

Sittingbourne

Kent

ME10 4NU

Phone: (01795) 421163

 

Sheppey District Care Committee for Chest Heart and Stroke

Mr D Bushrod

51 Chilton Avenue

Sittingbourne

Kent

ME10 4TE

Phone: (01795) 424637

 

Sheppey Family Planning Clinic

(Mondays only. Not Bank Holidays)

Sheppey Community Hospital

Plover Road

Minster

Kent

ME12 3LT

Phone: (01795) 879100 

 

Sittingbourne Magistrates Court

1 Park Road

Sittingbourne

Kent

ME10

Phone: (01795) 472138 

 

Swale Community Against Drugs

Council Buildings

Trinity Road

Sheerness

Kent

ME12 2PF

Phone: (01795) 585122

 

 Victim Support Swale

Central Avenue

Sittingbourne

Kent

Phone: (01795) 479794

E-mail: swale@vskent.co.uk

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Benefits and Employment 

Benefits and Contributions

Roman House

9 Roman Square

High Street

Sittingbourne

ME10 4BP

Phone: (01795) 562700

 

Jobcentre

3 Cross Street

Sheerness

ME12 1PD

Phone: (01795) 562900

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Borough Council 

Main Office

Swale House

East Street Sittingbourne

Kent

ME10 3HT

Phone: (01795) 417850

Website: http://www.swale.gov.uk/

 

Isle of Sheppey

Sheerness District Office

Trinity Road

Sheerness

Kent

ME12 2PG

Phone: (01795) 585609

Opening Hours for Sheerness Office:

Council Office: 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Thursday

                           9.00am-4.30pm Friday

Cashiers            9.00am-12.30pm  1.45pm-4.45pm Monday to Thursday

                                       9.00am-12.30pm  1.45pm-4.15pm Friday

Benefits             9.00am-12.30pm Monday to Friday

Benefits Enquiry Phone: (01795) 417555 

                           9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Wednesday

                           9.00am-4.30pm Thursday to Friday

Planning            9.00am-12.30pm Wednesdays only

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Clubs and Groups
 

Eastchuch Cricket Club

Shurland Meadow

Andy Hayward

Phone: (01795) 583111

 

Tennis

Danny Wynne
01795 880155
 

Garden Club

Malcolm Newell 01795 880 042
 

Womens Institute

Brenda Hardman 01795 510 409
 
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Doctors 

Dr D. S. Uppal & Partners

62 High Street

Eastchurch

Kent

ME12

Phone: 08444 773085

 

St George’s Medical Centre

55 St George’s Avenue

Sheerness

Kent

ME12 1QU

Phone: 08444 773065

Fax: 08444 773095

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Education 

Pre-school

 

Eastchurch Pre-school Playgroup

5-9High Street

Eastchurch

ME12 4BN

Contact:  Tara Gardiner

Phone: (01795) 881300

 

Little Owls Nursery

Eastchurch CE Primary

Warden Road

Eastchurch

Sheerness

ME12 4EJ

Phone: (01795) 880279

             (01795) 880868

 

Primary Schools

Eastchurch CE Primary

Warden Road

Eastchurch

Sheerness

ME12 4EJ

Phone: (01795) 880279

             (01795) 880868

Website: http://www.eastchurch.kent.sch.uk/

 

Halfway Houses Primary

Southdown Road

Sheerness

ME12 3BE

Phone: (01795) 662875

             (01795) 889009

 

Minster in Sheppey Primary

Brecon Chase

Minster

Sheerness

ME12 2HX

Phone: (01795) 872138

             (01795) 877705

 

Queenborough First School

Edward Road

Queenborough

ME11 5DF

Phone: (01795) 662574

             (01795) 581200

 

Richmond First School

Nursery Close

St Helen’s Road

Sheerness

ME12 2QT

Phone: (01795) 662891

             (01795) 664754

 

Rose Street Primary

Rose Street

Sheerness

ME12 1AW

Phone: (01795) 663012

             (01795) 664933

 

St Edward’s RC Primary

New Road

Sheerness

ME12 1BW

Phone: (01795) 662708

             (01795) 667261

 

West Minster Primary

St George’s Avenue

Sheerness

ME12 1ET

Phone: (01795) 662178

             (01795) 581853

 

Middle Schools 

Cheyne Middle School

Jefferson Road

Sheerness

ME12 2PU

Phone: (01795) 662474

             (01795) 580648

 

Danley Middle School

Halfway Road

Sheerness

ME12 3AU

Phone: (01795) 663163

580338

 

St George’s CE Middle School

Chequers Road

Minster

Sheerness

ME12 3QU

Phone: (01795) 877667

             (01795) 877690

 

Secondary Schools

Borden Grammar School

Avenue of  Remembrance

Sittingbourne

ME10 4DB

Phone: (01795) 424192

               (01795) 424026

 

Minster College

Minster Road

Minster on Sea

Sheerness

ME12 3JQ

Phone: (01795) 873591

               (01795) 870108

Website: http://www.minstercollege.schoolzone.co.uk/

 

Adult Further Education

Sheppey College

Bridge Road

Sheerness

ME12 1HL

Phone:  (01795) 581581

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Hospitals  

Sheppey Community Hospital

(No accident or emergency – minor injuries only, 9am to 9pm)

Plover Road

Minster

Kent

ME12 3LT

Phone: (01795) 879100

 

Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital    

Bell Road

Sittingbourne

Kent

Phone: (01795) 418300 

 

Medway Maritime Hospital

Windmill Road

Gillingham

Kent

ME7 5NY

Phone: 01634 830000

 

Demelza House Children’s Hospice

Rook Lane

Bobbing

Sittingbourne

Kent

ME9 8DZ

Phone: (01795) 843843

Website: http://www.demelzahouse.org.uk/default.asp?id=1

 

NHS Direct

(Expert advice 24 hours a day)

Phone: 0845 4647

 

Swale Primary Care Trust

Sittingbourne Research Centre

200 Winch Road

Sittingbourne

Kent

ME9 8EF

Phone:  (01795) 416800

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Libraries  

Minster-in-Sheppey Library

Worcester Close
Minster-in-Sheppey
Sheerness
ME12 3NP

Phone: (01795) 872363
Fax: (01795) 877355

 

Sunday

 Closed

 Monday

 9.30am – 1.00pm

  2.00pm – 5.30pm

 Tuesday

 9.30am – 1.00pm

  2.00pm – 5.30pm

 Wednesday

 9.30am – 1.00pm

  2.00pm – 5.30pm

 Thursday

 Closed

 

 Friday

 9.30am – 1.00pm

  2.00pm – 7.00pm

 Saturday

 9.30am – 1.00pm

 

Computers with free Internet access, Microsoft Office packages and the computerized library catalogue.
Photocopier; fax.
Videos, DVDs, CDs, talking books. .

Sheerness Library

Russell Street
Sheerness
ME12 1PL

Phone: (01795) 662618
Fax: (01795) 583035
Text: (01795) 581238

Sunday

 Closed

 Monday

 9.30am – 6.00pm

 Tuesday

 9.30am – 6.00pm

 Wednesday

 Closed

 Thursday

 9.30am – 7.00pm

 Friday

 9.30am – 6.00pm

 Saturday

 9.30am – 4.00pm

 

 

Computers with free Internet access, Microsoft Office packages and the computerized library catalogue.
Photocopier; fax; microfilm reader/printer; print magnifier; induction loop; art/exhibition gallery; meeting room; public toilet, wheelchair accessible.
Videos, DVDS, CDs, playstation games, talking books.

Storytimes for pre-school children in the Swale area
Baby Bounce & Rhyme for children under 3 in the Swale area

 

Mobile Library

Eastchurch

High Street. Squires Court

Monday’s

16.30-16.45

Eastchurch

Rolls Avenue

Monday’s

16.50-17.05

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Police 

Sheerness Police Station (9am-5pm Monday-Saturday, closed Sundays)

Millennium Way

Sheerness

ME12 1PA 

Phone: (01795) 477055   

In emergency dial 999

For non-emergency or report a crime not in progress call: 01622 690 690

Call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800 555 111

National Domestic Violence helpline call: 0808 2000 247

Kent Homophobic incident reporting on: 0800 328 9162

Kent Racial incident reporting on: 0800 138 1624

Anti-social behaviour on: 01795 417575

Report a non-urgent crime online: www.reportacrime.kent.police.uk

 

 

Recycling Centres  

Eastchurch Area

Glass*

Paper**

Paper and Cardboard

Cans

Textiles

Brambledown Farm

Shop

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

Eastchurch

 Prisons

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Eastchurch Working

Mens Club

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Sunnymeads

Eastchurch

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

Limitations

  • ·        *   No crockery
  • ·        ** No telephone directories and similar

  

Recycling. Fridges and Freezers

Swale Borough Council operates a free home collection service. Domestic appliances only will be collected; no commercial appliances will be collected. Contact the Cleansing Services Unit at Phone: (01795) 417850 when you will be given a collection date, usually within 7 days, please ensure items are ready and empty by that date. At a later date all household electrical goods will be collected.

 

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Young Peoples Organisations 

Football

  • ·        Range Rovers
  • Iain Maxstead.  Chair
  • Leslye Mott.  Vice Chair
  • Andy Hill.  Secretary  Tel: 01795 880 807
  • James Thatcher.  Treasurer
  • Gareth Hart.  Development
  • Ian Wilson.  Club Welfare
  • www.rangeroversfc.co.uk

 

Brownies

  • ·        Brownies

5-9 High Street

Eastchurch

ME12 4BN

Contact: Joan Stockbridge

Phone: (01795) 880124

 

Scouts

The Scouts Hut

Dicksons Field

Eastchurch

 

  • ·        Scouts

Steve and Sam Coulter

Phone: (01795) 471154

  • ·        Beavers (6/7Years)

Steve and Sam Coulter

Phone: (01795) 471154

  • ·        Cubs (8/10 years)

Shirley Wilson

Phone: (01795) 880562

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