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Channel View with outside toilet

A very des res with uninterrupted views across the Channel – with an outside toilet. Reminiscences of the good old days. At last, after many years of waiting, the old sad ‘Channel View’ property is finally getting a dramatic make-over. … Continue reading

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More ‘Arty’ things from Dungeness

A small shop in Hythe, ‘Shepherds Hut Studio’ owned and run by artist Andreya Stoneman houses an abundance of items all relating to Dungeness.   From cards to lampshades and original art all are very reasonably priced.   Andreya has had a … Continue reading

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They are Coming!

A boat load of suspected illegal immigrants were found floundering off the coast at Dymchurch (just down the road) late yesterday.   Their rigid inflatable had been taking on water and they phoned home (Calais) for help.  Two lifeboats and coastguards responded … Continue reading

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Polish Memorial – 75th Anniversary

Saturday 16th April 2016 will see the 75th anniversary of the two Polish Spitfire pilots killed on that day in 1941. The hitherto privately maintained memorial – by Colin Clayton – is being replaced by a more substantial structure on … Continue reading

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Polish Memorial – Update

This coming April 16th marks the 75th anniversary of the deaths of the two Spitfire pilots shot down and killed here during the war. We know of a few people who will be visiting on this day to pay their … Continue reading

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Lifeboat Launch System c1957

Just found an old pic which must have been taken on a ‘Brownie 127’ – as that is all we could afford in those days.  A fairly calm day so probably a routine exercise. The photo shows the then lifeboat … Continue reading

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Ongoing Saga – Polish Memorial

The construction (erection) of a new memorial to the two Polish airmen who died at Dungeness during the last war is still no nearer being agreed upon.   Since we first mentioned  the matter, several suggestions have been put forward but … Continue reading

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Barrier!

Heard they had erected a barrier at the end of the Estate!  great – keep the immigrants out or better still the visitors.   Alas no – its just the latest safety measure for the ‘light’ railway.   Finally a level crossing … Continue reading

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A Sad Farewell – Peter Marlow Dies

Peter Marlow, a highly acclaimed photographer, passed away last Sunday .   He was 63 and is survived by wife Fiona and four children.   Condolences to all the family. Peter is known locally for his purchase and re development of  several … Continue reading

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Local Anglers & The RNLI

A couple of weeks ago now but still worthy of a mention:- The World Dab Fishing Championships were held here and hosted by the Dungeness  RNLI station at the end of January.   The 175 anglers taking part in the event, organised … Continue reading

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