Category Archives: Media

Dungeness circa 1885 – Local Author ‘Secrets of the Shingle’

Local author Emma Batten has just released her first work of fiction – and a very good read it is. The story is set in Dungeness around the 1890’s and really does provide a good ‘picture’ and feel for the … Continue reading

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Pics from Robert Walker Photographer

Robert Walker Photographery  here    

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More 4 TV Dungeness

The More 4 television program 'Homes by the Sea' will be featuring Dungeness on Thursday 13th November at 2100hrs – repaeated the following Sunday. Having seen a couple of the previous episodes and the quite fantastic properties featured elsewhere around … Continue reading

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Princess Anne to name new Lifeboat

Princess Anne, only daughter of her Majesty The Queen is visiting Dungeness today (Saturday 31st May) for the formal naming of the new Lifeboat, 'The Morrell'.   No times have been revealed! The Morrell, a Shannon Class vessel  is named after  … Continue reading

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A SAD SAD DAY

Yesterday (Wednesday 3rd July 2013) was a doubly sad day. In the early evening my neighbour, script writer, playwright (Andrew James) Snoo Wilson died suddenly of what was believed to be a massive heart attack. He was 65. Only a … Continue reading

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Dungeness – A Way of Life!

Dungeness – A Way of Life' is a short film made some time ago and posted up on Utube by Chris Searson. It features Doreen Thomas reminiscing on her life here interspersed with footage of the local area.   Once you select … Continue reading

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One to Watch

A two-part drama on ITV starts next Monday, the 10th December. Entitled 'The Poison Tree' it stars two of the UK's most beautiful females and was filmed extensively at Dungeness and surrounding Romney Marsh. Unfortunately I didn't get to see … Continue reading

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Dungeness Street Art

Well not actually in Dungeness but off the High Street in New Romney.   German artist Elizabeth Wecks has a display of paintings entitled ‘Flowers of Dungeness’ and on the opposite wall are scenes from the Romney Marsh, including a couple of atmospheric … Continue reading

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A new song for Dungeness

Several songs have been written about or inspired by Dungeness and  a few weeks ago we received an email from a local (Hastings) singer/songwriter – Saffron Summerfield – who has recently released a new cd which includes a track called … Continue reading

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BBC 1 ‘999’ Award for Lifeboat Crewman

BBC 1, in celebrating 75 years of the '999' memergency service number, made the 2012 award to Dungeness Lifeboat crewman Gary Clark in recognition of his role in the rescue of a yacht on Janaury 2nd this year.   In very … Continue reading

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