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Sandgate Sea Festival a massive success

August 30th, 2015 Comments Off on Sandgate Sea Festival a massive success
An estimated two thousand people attended the annual Sandgate Sea Festival, despite fears of bad weather. However the rain stayed away for the day and locals mixed with tourist to enjoy the ambiance of the Sandgate Riviera as stall ...

The Looker is going down hill fast!

August 28th, 2015 Comments Off on The Looker is going down hill fast!
Rumours that The Looker is going down hill fast, h ave been confirmed as the unveiling of the new Looker speed 4 gravity racer today The sleek orange and white racer has taken Looker editor David Wimble three months ...

Damian Collins MP (our Man in Westminster)

August 28th, 2015 Comments Off on Damian Collins MP (our Man in Westminster)
On Thursday 1st October at the Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone I will be holding my third annual jobs fair, and this year there will be a particular focus on apprenticeships. Whilst as usual, there will be advice and ...

New Romney Natwest Bank to close

August 27th, 2015 Comments Off on New Romney Natwest Bank to close
Natwest Bank to close The New Romney Branch of Natwest is set to close in a few weeks time. The news has dismayed many older residents of the town as they will have to travel to Rye, Hythe or ...

Mains Flushing Programme starts on Romney Marsh

August 26th, 2015 Comments Off on Mains Flushing Programme starts on Romney Marsh
Thousands of homes water supply could be affected, as Affinity Water is undertaking a programme of mains flushing on Romney Marsh possibly affecting 4,700 properties. Work will begin in September in New Romney and then move on to Lydd-on-Sea, ...

Dungeness B back to full power following £30 million investment project

August 25th, 2015 Comments Off on Dungeness B back to full power following £30 million investment project
Dungeness B Power station is now fully back on line following a £30 Million pound ‘Service’. The three yearly service and check up came to an end this week as work came to an end and the station was ...

Royal Oak Brookland

August 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on Royal Oak Brookland
By R A C Fishman food critic for The Looker Having seen the advert in the last edition of The Looker stating that the Royal Oak had new owners in Brookland, the Glamourpuss and I jumped at the chance ...

Making the move

August 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on Making the move
Sunday 23rd August 2015 Early last year I’d never even heard of New Romney, now, as of last Saturday, I am Romney Marsh’s newest resident…I seem to have acquired a new home, partner, dog, and job as deputy editor ...

Goal Running (the forgotten game)

August 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on Goal Running (the forgotten game)
Goal running made a return to the kent countryside in the idyllic setting of Woodchurch on yesterday, in a charity event organised by the Woodchurch Village life museum. The sport which had a massive following in Kent and East ...

Dungeness lifeboat goes to the aid of sinking French fishing boat

August 22nd, 2015 Comments Off on Dungeness lifeboat goes to the aid of sinking French fishing boat
Crew of the Dungeness lifeboat had a early morning wake up call when there pagers went off at 3.30 am on Saturday morning. The volunteer crew made there way to the boathouse and within 15 minutes the Shannon class ...
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