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Sheppey

(ˈʃɛpɪ)
n
(Placename) Isle of Sheppey 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: 37 852 (2001 est). Area: 80 sq km (30 sq miles)
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They include Tina, who is struggling to cope on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent - despite kicking her heroin habit, she is now finding life on the island tough thanks to her mobility problems.
They include Tina, who is struggling to cope on the Isle Sheppey in Kent - despite kicking her heroin habit, she is now finding life on the island tough thanks to her mobility problems.
Huggett, of the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, was convicted of attempted rape last November.
extra care housing facilit(/ies) and nursing care home provision on the isle of sheppey.
Wheatley, a prolific armed robber for more than 35 years, was already serving 13 life sentences for a string of raids when he disappeared after being let out of the Category D Isle of Sheppey unit for the day on May 3.
The emergency at Elmley jail on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, was sparked after prison officers discovered the package by a wall.
MULTIPLE vehicle accidents such as the pile-up on the Isle of Sheppey crossing could be mitigated or avoided altogether with the widespread use of new automatic braking technologies.
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.
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.