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  • A fun evening out for the family in Rochester: Medway Mile and Olympics opening ceremony screening in Rochester Castle Gardens

    By jayenolan at 21:39 on 26/07/12
    One of the junior races at last year's Medway Mile
    Rochester Castle is once again the focal point for our community tomorrow night, with the Medway Mile and the screening of the Olympics opening ceremony both taking place in the gardens. One of our biggest family participation events unites with the global celebration of the 2012 Opening Ceremony, and I'll be eagerly keeping an eye on every participant since I know someone who'll actually be there in the thick of it!  Taking...
  • Medway welcomes the Olympic Torch

    By jayenolan at 16:54 on 14/07/12
    The Torch Parade will come along Boley Hill
    The Olympic Torch will arrive in Medway next Friday, 20 July, as church bells ring, Fort Amherst's canons are fired and a flotilla of yachts pass under Rochester Bridge. Torchbearers will start the journey at Gillingham shortly before 8am on Friday, 20 July, before passing through Chatham, Rochester and Strood. While passing through Medway the torch will be carried by more than 20 torchbearers, along a route that will take in Medway...
  • UCA Rochester invite locals to light up the night

    By jayenolan at 10:14 on 10/07/12
    Chi-Mun Light Portrait 1 at UCA Rochester
    To celebrate their student, Chi-Mun Wong, carrying the Olympic Torch through the town on July 20th, UCA Rochester is holding a special event to celebrate this unique event. The university will open its doors to the public between 11am - 5pm, to participate in free drop-in workshops to create stunning light portraits. The workshops are focused on movement, sports and joy, encouraging people to create their own Olympic light portals. ...
  • Martin Allen named as new Gills manager

    By jayenolan at 18:10 on 05/07/12
    Martin Allen has been charged with trying to gain promotion for the Gills.
    Gillingham FC have unveiled Martin Allen, 46, as their new manager. The former West Ham midfielder and England Under 21 international , known as Mad Dog, was named in a press conference this afternoon and has signed a two year deal. Allen has had a chequered managerial career since 2003, although he saved Barnet from relegation last season, taking over for the final three games. However, it's reported that the new manager will not...
  • Rochester's Louise boxes clever to take gold

    By jayenolan at 15:08 on 02/07/12
    Success for St.Mary's ABC
    St. Mary's Amatuer Boxing Club's Louise Orton, one of only two female boxers at the club, won a gold medal in the Haringey Box Cup at Alexandra Palace last weekend. Around 450 young boxers took part in the competition, with Louise's victory coming in the Class B under-60g ladies category. She scored a points victory against Louise Mitchell from Scotland, winning the three, two minute rounds. St.Mary's coach Dave Bowler called her...

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