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Democracy in Action! Planning Decision

A public meeting was held last evening (Tuesday 29th August) in the Council offices in Folkestone to hear the arguments for and against the proposals for the redevelopment of the derelict radar site. Consent was granted with only one Councillor … Continue reading

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Lifeboat Open Day Success

Sunday 13th August. The annual Lifeboat Open Day was blessed with brilliant weather and with many hundreds of visitors, was a resounding success. Not only held as a fund raising event but an opportunity for the public to meet the … Continue reading

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Pubs and Things

A warm welcome to Richard Davies who has recently taken over the Britannia Pub (more about him in a later blog) Richard is aware how the ‘Brit’ has been run down over the past several years.   Once the hub … Continue reading

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Fisheye

Interesting pic of the Old Lighthouse from the grounds of the Roundhouse. Alas cannot find the original email from the photographer but looking at the copyright stamp it would seem to be N Barsons.  (Please get in touch) And anyone … Continue reading

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Road Repaired

At, very long, last the road is being resurfaced – properly! This means the speed merchants who like to visit the area will be able to achieve at least 100 mph without endangering themselves on the pot holes. Thank you … Continue reading

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Examples of Power Plants Used as Filming Locations

Power stations are often used as filming locations for films and television series. Science fiction films are the most common genre to use power stations as a location due to the futuristic environment and feel of the stations. In this … Continue reading

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Further Memories

The following pics were taken by Peter ion the summer of 1959, who has fond memories of this desolate place – well it was in those days.    The first being the now long gone ‘Experimental Station belonging to ……………………. followed … Continue reading

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Chrissie Callaghan Photographs

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted, through the website, by a lady (now known as Chrissie Callaghan) who said she was paying her first visit to the area from somewhere ‘up North’ – well beyond Watford Gap anyway.  … Continue reading

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Award Winning Photo

Reproduced with the kind permission of the Kentish Express. Photograph by Alex Lacobet The picture also appeared in the national press.

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Lifeboat Donation

The RNLI lifeboat station at Dungeness has  received a donation in excess of £800.00 from the family of the late Mark Stanley.   The money came from individual contributions made by the many friends and family who attended the recent funeral service. … Continue reading

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