Category Archives: News

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

Posted in History, Local Issues, News | Comments Off on Sacrilege

£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

Posted in Blogs and thoughts, Local Gossip, News | Comments Off on £1/3 Million to £1.5 Million

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

Posted in Film & TV, Local Gossip, Media, News | Comments Off on A SAD SAD DAY

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!!

Posted in Local Gossip, News | Comments Off on Bed & Breakfast

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

Posted in Local Gossip, News | Comments Off on Body found

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

Posted in Media, News | Comments Off on A new song for Dungeness

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

Posted in Local Issues, News | Comments Off on Nuclear Dumping Ground

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

Posted in Local Issues, News | Comments Off on Lifeboat Galantry Awards

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

Posted in Local Issues, News | Comments Off on Lifeboat Merger?

To flood or not to flood

Officially Dungeness (and the rest of the Romney Marsh) is liable to flood in the future. Quite when we know not but officially, for insurance purposes, we are in a 'Flood Risk Area' and being so should be paying high … Continue reading

Posted in Local Issues, News | Comments Off on To flood or not to flood