Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood CommunityAd Magazine
WELCOME to the online version of the Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood Community Ad Magazine. You can read the magazine, by clicking on the image to the left. Looking for Local Businesses Products & Services? Search Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood Business Directory, using the search box on your right.. The Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood CommunityAd Magazine, is an A5 full colour glossy magazine, which is distributed free of charge into every home in the Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood area. The magazine is delivered bi-monthly and keeps its readers up to date with local news, articles of community interest, planning, local events, clubs and groups. If there is something you would like to contribute to the next edition of the Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood CommunityAd magazine then please contact us here [email protected] Editorial: If there is something you would like to share with the community, please contact us here. Magazine Ads: Book magazine advertising in CommunityAd. Local magazine advertising is a great way to get your business seen! Add Your Business to our Business Directory: Please click here Online: For digital advertising please click here Never want to miss an issue of your local CommunityAd Magazine? Now you don’t have to! It’s free to subscribe and you’ll receive an email each time a new issue is available to read! Simple to subscribe here A bit about Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood Rochester is a town in Medway with a population of 62,982 (2011 census). For many years Rochester was a favourite of Charles Dickens who based many of his novels on the area. This is why the town celebrates two annual Dickens Festivals in June and December). The Diocese of Rochester is the second oldest in England, centred on Rochester Cathedral and responsible for the founding of The King’s School which is recognised as being the second oldest continuously running school in the world. Rochester’s annual Sweeps Festival recreates the joy and laughter enjoyed by chimney sweeps at their traditional holiday. It was the one time of the year that the sweeps could leave the soot behind and have some fun. The Sweeps holiday was traditionally held on 1 May. Locally, they used to mark the occasion by staging a procession through the streets of Rochester. Frindsbury, which is sometimes called Frinsbury, is part of the Medway Towns conurbation in Kent. Frindsbury’s location is opposite the River Medway, there are times in its history when it has been considered fully or partially part of the City of Rochester. Frindsbury refers to both a parish and a manor. Frindsbury first began as a small agricultural community and then grew into a significant industrial centre. Strood is a town which comes under the authority of Medway. Up until 1998 it was part of Kent and is still ceremonially associated via the Lieutenancies Act. The town is situated on the bank of the River Medway at its lowest bridging point, and is also part of the Rochester post town. Up until 1193 Strood was part of Frindsbury, but now Frindsbury is considered part of Strood. Strood’s history has been dominated by the river Medway and the bridges, the roads and rail links they carried. It is now a mainly residential suburb of Rochester, and a commuter town for the city London.
Back Issues:Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood CommunityAd Magazine – Issue 04
Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood CommunityAd Magazine – Issue 03
Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood CommunityAd Magazine – Issue 02
Rochester, Frindsbury & Strood CommunityAd Magazine – Issue 01