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By John Clancy

every one of Sheppey s cities and villages is steeped in heritage and history. The island used to be the place British aviation used to be born and got here of age. the previous dockyard is now little greater than an business property and the riotous dockside region, Blue city is this present day only a quiet backwater. It s now difficult to consider humans like Pepys, Nelson, Collingwood, et al strolling the streets of Blue city yet they as soon as did.The quarter connecting Blue city to Queenborough used to be a thriving group often called West Minster yet that has long gone, following flooding in 1953. The abbey at Minster, as soon as the epicentre of the island, and a magnet for medieval pilgrims is now only a spoil. yet regardless of all of the adjustments the Isle of Sheppey continues to be a favorite vacation spot for holidaymakers and day-trippers, and is an engaging position to discover with a lot looking ahead to discovery.

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