Category Archives: Local Issues

RNLI – THEN AND NOW

  And the Year was…….? Sorry do not know who to credit but following – Judith Richardson   CHRISTMAS FAYRE – SUNDAY  12th NOVEMBER       Dungeness Lifeboat Station in Kent guards the Channel from Folkestone to Rye Bay … Continue reading

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RNLI – DIARY NOTE – 12th NOVEMBER 2017

The annual Lifeboat Christmas Craft Fayre will be held from 10am until 4pm on Sunday 12th November – at the Lifeboat Station. Various craft stalls, tea and coffee and,probably, irresistible cakes – all on sale to raise much needed funds … Continue reading

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Dungeness RNLI Lifeboat – Awards and Reward

A couple of items, recently reviewed, regarding the Lifeboat that I feel need shouting about:- The first being a celebration of the 90 years of service by two stalwarts of the station. Judith Richardson, currently the Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer … Continue reading

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Good Knees Required

Good knees are required for some light house work locally.   In the lighthouse! Weekly cleaning during the ‘open’ season’ and minor odd jobs as and when they are needed. With over 160 steps to the top any applicant must … Continue reading

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Campers

There seem to be more and more overnight campers on the beach, flagrantly ignoring the, very polite, notices to refrain from so doing.  The general public seem to forget Dungeness is a private estate and not dedicated to the public. … Continue reading

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Snack Shack Shortlisted for Award

The ‘Snack Shack’ – situated on the beach, owned and operated by Kenny Thomas and family, has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Coastal Fish Restaurant of The Year Awards’. The fact that it is in the open air, with diners … Continue reading

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Tsunami Threat????!!!!!!!!

Headline scare stories say that underwater movements off the coast of Norway could bring 60 foot waves to the area and demands are being made for the protection of the power station. Protection of the power station? 60 foot waves … Continue reading

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House of the Year 2016 – Another Dungeness ‘Shack’ Shortlisted

Dungeness new build house ‘North VAT’ has been longlisted for the Channel Four ‘Grand Designs’ RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) ‘House of the Year 2016’. THURSDAYS 9pm to 10pm and repeated at other times! The following is an article … Continue reading

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Storm Force Angus

Now copying the U.S. we are naming our storms – and yesterday (November 20th) was the first this year and called Angus.   Yes it rained and the wind was quite strong and it did cause a little havoc along the … Continue reading

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Fish Hut/Snack Shack wants to expand!

The success of the local ‘Fish Hut/ snack Shack’, run by the local Thomas family (Lee and Kelly Smith) goes from strength to strength and is now looking to expand their fayre. ‘We would like to sell more local produce … Continue reading

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