Category Archives: Local Gossip

Dungeness Estate Sold

Dungeness has been sold, as expected, to EDF but no figure disclosed.   This will probably be revealed in the local press. Cannot see many, if any changes,  to the status quo vis-a-vis residents and the area in general, despite … Continue reading

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Fatwa

An indirect Fatwa has been placed on me by the Residents Association to ensure I do not reproduce comments they have made, on behalf of the residents, vis-a-vis the purchase of Dungeness. So I won’t – suffice to say – … Continue reading

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Good News Week

Vivien and Graham Foster have been awarded the ‘Bronze Badge’ by the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) for their valiant efforts, over many years, in fundraising for the lifeboat institution. Overseas readers may not be aware that the lifeboat service, … Continue reading

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Dungeness Wallpaper?

Yes you can get Dungeness wallpaper and other quaint and quirky items from a company called Mini Moderns, based in London. Although operating from the metropolis the two owners of the company, Keith  Stephenson  and  Mark Hampshire   have a home in Dungeness.   … Continue reading

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Polish Pilots Memorial

It looks as though the MOD (Ministry of Defence) are willing to assist in getting the memorial re-established but it does look as though someone has been affecting local repairs – and we would like to know who it is … Continue reading

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Farewell to local entrepreneur

Last Thursday saw the funeral of local Terry Carroll who passed away on March 14th after a short illness.   Not a name known to many outside of the local community but his hand made fishing rods, under the brand name … Continue reading

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Polish Pilots Memorial – updat

There has been a fantastic response to the original blog regarding the destruction of the little memorial for two Polish Spitfire pilots lost in the area during the war – and not just the many hundreds who have viewed the … Continue reading

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Dungeness Lifeboat Action

Dungeness lifeboat was called out on 28th and 29th January to search for a missing Belgian fishing boat with four souls on board which had lost contact in heavy seas some 20 miles off the coast.   Some debris was found … Continue reading

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EU Polls

Dungeness Lifeboat station once again became the official polling station for the area.   Politics aside it was interesting or alarming to see the number of candidates 'applying' for the 1/4 million pound basic pay job (plus all the expenses that … Continue reading

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Whatever Next

Male Escort – Hot Tub Fun?   Whatever is going on at sleepy Dungeness?   Peyton Place it isn't but strange things seem to be going on behind closed doors.   Watch this space!.

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