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Medway

(ˈmɛdˌweɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a river in SE England, flowing through Kent and the Medway towns (Rochester, Chatham, and Gillingham) to the Thames estuary. Length: 110 km (70 miles)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in SE England, in Kent. Pop: 251 100 (2003 est). Area: 204 sq km (79 sq miles)
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Kent and medway towns fire authority are seeking a supplier to deliver the skills for justice level 3 award in road traffic collision instruction course.
The attack on the evening of October 6 last year was triggered by a stolen bike and followed several violent clashes between two gangs of teenage boys known as C4 and G10 in the Medway towns.
I was surprised to learn that PS145m had been spent on the 33 miles of railway line connecting the Medway towns to London.
Devils will then travel to the Medway Towns in Kent for the second leg on Sunday (5.15pm).
Three of Cardiff's young British players, Rupert Quiney, Chris Hart and Chris Jones, will now join the club's National Ice Hockey League Devils for their play-off semi-final second leg clash against Invicta Dynamos in the Medway Towns, Kent tonight.
Medway towns, with an ME postcode, were third, with one in 6,972 residents scooping a major prize.
Fortuitously, I found myself covering church fetes, ploughing matches, shoplifting crimes and the Page 3 glamour beat in the Medway Towns. Now, the posh bit of the Medway Towns is Rochester, which is famous for its connections to Dickens.
The data reveals that Kent and its surrounding areas are also proving to be lucky, with both the Dartford and Bromley postcodes joining Medway towns as blessed hotspots.
For Fisher, the experience was something of a voyage of discovery, reminding him he too had "found it quite difficult to work with racing's class system" when he was first employed within the racing industry, hailing as he does from the Medway towns, and thus presenting "a slightly alien accent to a lot of the people I deal with at the Jockey Club".
Those who live in the Medway towns of Kent have the luckiest postcode, ME, with the Essex postcodes of Ilford, IG, and Romford, RM, runners-up.
The luckiest postcode area is Medway Towns, Kent, with Perth in sixth place overall.
"We want to ensure that the Wading Street is the place in the Medway Towns to shop and do business."