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  • Medway hosts British Transplant Games

    By jayenolan at 09:45 on 14/08/12
    The British Transplant Games will be held in Medway at the end of August.
    The Westfield Health British Transplant Games will be held in Medway for the first time in its 35-year history this summer. One of the largest annual multi-sport events in the UK, the Games will run from Thursday, 23 to Sunday, 26 August before the start of the Paralympic Games. Organised on behalf of the charity Transplant Sport UK, the aim of the games is to encourage transplant patients to regain fitness, promote friendship and...
  • Have your say on Eastgate House plans

    By MedMel at 10:29 on 08/08/12
    Eastgate House, Rochester
    Medway Council is giving residents the chance to have their say about the future conservation of Eastgate House, Rochester. The historic building was awarded a first round development grant of £80,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund last year, which has helped progress plans to repair and transform the house into a fantastic exhibition and community space. In September the council will move on to the second stage of the lottery...
  • Rochester Castle Concerts get the crowd singing and dancing

    By jayenolan at 18:21 on 23/07/12
    Alexander O'Neal at Rochester Castle
    Pop fans turned up at Rochester Castle Gardens in their dancing shoes and boogied away the last few nights. With the rain somehow staying away during all the performances, Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra set the mood on Wednesday with a barnstorming boogie woogie breakdown.  Steps followed up on Thursday, although technical problems with the mics meant a short break in proceedings. And they didn't do 5-6-7-8...
  • Rochester's Guildhall Museum facelift celebrates with new exhibitions

    By jayenolan at 10:07 on 19/06/12
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    An interactive Medway tugboat and Dickens exhibition are proving a big hit with visitors to the refurbished Guildhall Museum. The Rochester museum has been given a facelift that includes a disabled-friendly High Street entrance, a modern Medway-theme gallery, shop and reception point, tri-lingual information boards and a hands-on discovery zone. The historic features of the Guildhall have also been restored including a 19th century...
  • Every dog has its day; in Rochester, it was at The Vines

    By jayenolan at 09:51 on 19/05/12
    Simba leans against you if he likes you. I'm pleased to say he leaned against me while I was chatting to Tracey!
    Playful pups and happy hounds had their very own fun day out in The Vines yesterday. Medway Council's Day For a Dog pitched up in our beautiful park, with free chipping and advice on hand from experts such as the PDSA. The agility tests proved to be very popular, and, while some dogs seemed a little unsure over the height of the see saw and the climbing wall, I actually found out that they don't recognise depths (hence the throwing...

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