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Plein air at Dungeness

Today, local artist Paul Apps held a plein-air workshop, focusing on ‘off the beaten track’ locations at Dungenes. The enthusiastic amateur artists attending the workshop painted interesting variations of these local scenes.

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Sacrilege

A sad victim of our recent bad weather we had here on Boxing Day memorial to two Polish pilots, P/O Boguslaw Mierzwa & P/O Mieczyslaw Waskiewicz both of 303 (Polish) Sqn RAF, who gave their lives to enable us to … Continue reading

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£1/3 Million to £1.5 Million

FOR SALE The latest property for sale on the beach, with an asking price of £350,000.00 received an offer within 5 days of being marketed by local, Rye, estate agents Phillips & Stubbs. The 'shack' towards the north of the … 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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Bed & Breakfast

The recently reported sale of the 'Pluto' bed and breakfast establishment fell through at the last-minute – so anyone out there who fancies a small business on this wild and windy part of the UK – get in touch!!

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Body found

The body of an unidentified male was washed up on Wednesday, close to the lifeboat station. The life boat was not needed to retrieve the corpse as crew were able to wade in and bring it ashore. It is suggested … 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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Nuclear Dumping Ground

Uproar yet again –  this time after it was revealed that the Romney Marsh may become the 'dumping ground' for all nuclear waste in the UK.   'Romney Marsh deserves a better future than being a dumping ground for all of … Continue reading

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Lifeboat Galantry Awards

Following the dramatic rescue in January in fierce storms, the local lifeboat crew have been recognised for their bravery. At sea for almost six and a half hours in storm force gales and waves up to 9 metres high the … Continue reading

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Lifeboat Merger?

Following the recent press coverage regarding the gallantry awards to the Dungeness lifeboat crew rumours abound that a possible merger of the Dungeness station and the Littlestone crew is on the cards. Littlestone operate a semi rigid boat and like Dungeness … Continue reading

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