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Laura Jobson from HOMESTART was our guest on WHY SHEPPEY MATTERS. Homestart is a voluntary organisation set up 46 yrs ago and there are many schemes around the country. The Sittingbourne & Sheppey group has been running for 25 yrs. They are financed by grants & fundraising and are governed by a board of trustees. […]

Jackie Hall from MTS Cleansing Services joined us in the studio on Tuesday. MTS offer a range of domestic and Industrial waste management services, which include – unblocking drains, flood response, waste disposal and re-cycling. They have more than 30 years of experience of dealing with liquid waste, re-cycling sludge and other waste for re-use […]

Claire and Louisa have started a new women-only cycling group called BREEZE set up by HSBC. Any local ladies over 18yrs are encouraged to join and all levels of skill are welcome. Beginners will initially start by using the cycling path along the sea wall and, as their confidence increases, they progress to public roads […]

Sheppey FM are raising funds for Red Nose Day by inviting local people into our studios to share cakes & coffee with us. You can try your hand as a Radio Presenter, play a request or dedication and meet the Sheppey FM team!! All for a small donation to Comic Relief!! Come and share the […]

Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Kent, Paul Auston, paid an official visit to Sheppey FM Community Radio Station today. He was shown around the radio station by Julie Nicholls, Project Manager, and met some of the station’s volunteers. He learned about the station’s work with disadvantaged local people, the young people’s Radio Club and Arts Awards […]

Tracey Hadlow & Katy Grandison came in to make an appeal for adult volunteers to help out with their very successful, but full, 1st Eastchurch Rainbows & Brownies. Both units are at capacity which means girls are having to wait a long time before joining. Tracey & Katy want to expand by starting an Eastchurch […]

Sam Edgar, new owner of the ‘Little Shop of This and That’ popped in to announce it’s opening on Mon 18th March at 9.30am, with a Grand Opening Event on Sat 23rd March. A gift shop with a difference, which rents out shelves to local crafts people to sell their hand-made items ~ decorated & […]

It was great to have Beverly Nolker back on Sheppey FM on Tuesday this week, to give us an update on the Sheppey ADHD Support Group. At the end of last year, the group had a very successful Annual Conference with speakers from Croatia and USA. Local Group meetings continue at the Sheerness Healthy Living […]

Gordon Henderson, Swale’s MP, popped into the studio to talk about ‘Litter Angels’, a charity set up by him 10 years ago to address the issue of littering. ‘Litter Angels’ encourages young people to understand the anti-social nature of littering. The charity works with local primary schools to get the message across to our youngest […]

Jeanette’s guest on the ‘Helping Hands’ show this week was Olive Long, member of the Salvation Army and representative of Churches Together on Sheppey. Olive spoke about the ‘World Day of Prayers’, an annual, ecumenical world-wide event with over 170 countries taking part. Each year the Order of Service is prepared by woman of a […]

Mari & Keith interviewed Sarah Lewry from the ‘Green Milers Running Club’ whose members run 2-3 times a week including regular strength & conditioning training. Starting in October the group will meet every Thursday at the Royal Hotel, Sheerness to plan their fundraising programmes. In 2013 £2,000 was donated to ‘Children with Cancer UK’. The […]

Local artist Richard Jeferies talked to Lauren about Chalk Marks 2019 where local artists and people of all ages can create pavement art on the theme of the ‘Beachfront’. This is a FREE event on Sat 4th May at the Leas, Minster from 11am~3pm. Richard thanked the sponsors Minster on Sea Parish Council & SBC […]

Sheppey FM had a visit this week from Mark Worf (KCC Senior Early Help Worker). Mark is based at Minster Youth Club, Community Centre, New Road, and works with young people on the Island ages 8 – 18 years. Three of the club’s senior members, Francesca, Natalie and Rosie, spoke about the activities they’ve been […]

An emotional visit today to Demelza House, Bobbing where Julie & Mari donated a massive selection of Easter eggs for the children. These were all kindly donated by the ever-generous team of volunteers at Sheppey FM. Staff members Rebecca Lindsay & Karen Brace were delighted and said “it would put a smile on the children’s […]

Leigh Miles from @leighmilesdanceandfitness was invited into the studio by Lauren to discuss her recent work on Mrs Brown’s Boys D’ Musical and D’ Movie. Leigh was choreographer for the two projects. The closest musical to the Island is at the O2 on 5th and 6th July. The show is really funny and a bit […]

Saturday 30th March 2019 was our latest Radio Hub event at the Royal Hotel. These events are held every year for all local radio stations to gather together and talk, swap ideas, train on effective ways to present a show and network together. Sheppey FM were proud to be the hosts and we thoroughly enjoyed […]

Sheppey College are hosting their ‘Community Week’. Students Skye Williams & Callum Spandley said “they are collecting for the homeless. Things like scarves, hats, gloves, toiletries & non perishable foods” This starts Mon 1st April. Please take contributions to Sheppey College’s collection point in reception.

Sheppey FM were pleased to welcome Nicky & Steve from SWALE YOUR WAY on the ‘Why Sheppey Matters’ show. This local project offers help & support to anyone who is experiencing depression, emotional anxiety, or other mental health issues.The groups meet in the Waterfront Café, Healthy Living Centre, Sheerness & at The Quays in Sittingbourne. […]


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