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Iwade News  on Sunday 21 December 2014
Christmas Bin Collections
It's the million dollar question at Christmas time, when will our bins be collected?! Well in Iwade, all being well you can expect your Friday 26th December bin collection to happen on Monday 29th December and your Friday 2nd January 2015 (Happy New Year!) collection to be done on Saturday 3rd January 2015. Click on the bin to go to the swale.gov.uk page that has useful information about bin collections and recycling at Christmas. Happy Christmas!
Telephone 101 if you have any information
Trailer and Pallets stolen from Orchard Farm Iwade
Between 5th and 9th December 2014 a 13-ft By 6-ft Ivor Williams twin axle trailer and five 20-ft-long wooden pallets were stolen from Orchard Farm School Lane Iwade. Telephone 101 if you have any information quoting reference XY/043572/14.
Telephone 101 if you have any information
Criminal Damage at Londis
Just before 1am on Saturday 29th November 2014 there was an attempt to criminally damage the Londis shop in School Mews School Lane Iwade Sittingbourne. If you have any information please telephone 101 quoting reference XY/042176/14. There were other criminal damage incidents in Iwade that night involving car wing mirrors, which may be linked. Again telephone 101 with any information, references XY/042165/14, XY/042173/14 and XY/042206/14.
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December Iwade Observer Now Online!
Thanks to the amazing Iwade Observer team Mel, Rynn and Ben for next month's Iwade Observer which is currently at the printers awaiting its turn, hoping to be into the village in print on Friday 21st November. A Christmassy edition packed with Christmas What's On, feature articles and useful info and contacts to see you through to the next issue in February 2015. Enjoy!
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Smile Malawi Christmas Cards For Sale!
Iwade-based charity Smile Malawi run by Iwade's Elspeth Baecke that helps orphaned and vulnerable children in Malawi is selling Christmas Cards for the charity. To order yours email Elspeth at elspeth@smilemalawi.com. Pack of 10 for £5, choice of 2 designs.
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The Parish Council has been looking into having the whole of Iwade Village covered by a 20 mph speed limit; some parts are already 20 mph others are 30 mph. Back in the Summer Kent County Council undertook a traffic survey on the four entrances to the village; the results came back that there is not a highlighted vehicle speeding problem or identified (speed related) crash site in Iwade; the report indicated that the ‘mean speed’ for The Street was 23.4; Ferry Road 26.35; Sheppey Way 25.25; School Lane 23.55.
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Lorry load of bars stolen from Ridham Dock
A lorry load of steel reinforcing bars belonging to Thames Reinforcements Ltd was stolen from Ridham Dock Iwade at 6pm on 6th November 2014. A green and white Scania lorry was involved in the theft. If you have any information that could help investigators please contact Kent police on telephone number 101 quoting crime reference XY/039275/14
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Tinkerbells Early Years Iwade get outstanding Ofsted
A massive well done to Donna Barker and the Tinkerbells girls for receiving an 'Outstanding' in their latest Ofsted. Fantastic news. We are privileged in Iwade to have three such fantastic nurseries, Tinkerbells, Happy Days and Ickle Pickles all of whom you can find listed in the IwadeVillage.co.uk Directory if you want to get in touch.