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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 Kent Accommodation Strategy identifies that there is a need for Extra Care Housing facility(ies) and Nursing care home provision on the Isle of Sheppey.
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 travelling off the Isle of Sheppey.
Part of the pile-up involving more than 100 vehicles on the London-bound carriageway of the Sheppey Bridge Crossing near Sheerness in Kent yesterday
London, Shawwal 29, 1434, Sep 5, 2013, SPA -- More than 100 cars were involved in a pile-up during foggy conditions Thursday on a bridge linking the southern English county of Kent with the Isle of Sheppey, police said.
The car crash, which occurred on the new Sheppey crossing bridge on the A249 in Kent early Thursday, reportedly went on for 10 minutes as cars continuously collided with each other.
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.
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 sheppey is how far you need to stay away from a group of sheep so that they resemble cute balls of fluff.
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.
Osborne has had an awesome year, the highlight of which was victory in June's Sheppey Classic, where Mick McGowan and Terry Jenkins were among his victims.