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Sheppey

Isle of. an island in SE England, off the N coast of Kent in the Thames estuary: separated from the mainland by The Swale, a narrow channel. Chief towns: Sheerness, Minster. Pop.: 31 854 (latest est.). Area: 80 sq. km (30 sq. miles)
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The neighbouring jails are known as the Sheppey Cluster along with a third, HMP Elmley, which has a kitchen of its own.
Seashells has been chosen as a TSB Local Charity Partner by the bank's isle of Sheppey branch.
30 December 2016 - Jersey-based closed-ended real estate investment company LXB Retail Properties plc (LSE: LXB) has exchanged contracts for the sale of its investment at Neats Court Retail Park, Sheppey to Lightstone Neatscourt LLP, the company said.
It is believed to be the biggest accident in fog in living memory with around 200 people seen by medical staff at the scene on the London-bound carriageway off the Isle of Sheppey. Lives were probably saved because an unidentified quick-thinking lorry driver used his truck to block the entrance By SARA THOMAS to the bridge and stop more cars piling into the crash.
A rescue worker stands amongst the wreckage of some of the 130 vehicles involved in multiple collisions, which took place in dense fog during the morning rush hour, on the Sheppey Bridge in Kent, east of London, yesterday.
It took the four-man Royal Navy team, part of Southern Diving Unit 2 (SDU2), several hours to transport the weapon in a rigid inflatable boat to the selected location, two miles from Warden Point, Isle of Sheppey, in Kent.
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London, Oct 13 (ANI): Experts at the Royal Navy have discovered 61 explosives at the nudist Leysdown beach on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent, some of them dating back to the 19th century.
A piece in the March issue of Mental Floss (8 X 10 inches by the way) describes "The Sheppey." "A herd of sheep can be picturesque from a distance, but the closer you get, the dirtier and more matted the wool looks.
Fergie is said to have booked her first appointment with 49-year-old Mia, from the Isle of Sheppey, off Kent, after seeing her on TV.
The four-strong team all worked for speciality frozen food manufacturer Medway Foods Ltd that operated three factories in Whitstable, Sheppey and Bridgend before falling into the hands of receivers.