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By John Clancy

every one of Sheppey s cities and villages is steeped in historical past 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 commercial property and the riotous dockside sector, Blue city is at the present time only a quiet backwater. It s now challenging to think about humans like Pepys, Nelson, Collingwood, et al jogging the streets of Blue city yet they as soon as did.The quarter connecting Blue city to Queenborough used to be a thriving neighborhood often called West Minster yet that has long past, 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 break. yet regardless of the entire adjustments the Isle of Sheppey continues to be a favorite vacation spot for holidaymakers and day-trippers, and is an interesting position to discover with a lot waiting for discovery.

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