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Marsh Academy achieve impressive GCSE results

August 20th, 2015 Comments Off on Marsh Academy achieve impressive GCSE results
Year 11 students at The Marsh Academy again achieved impressive GCSE results, with including some outstanding individual performances.Principal Shaun Simmons explains the new method for measuring schools’ performance at GCSE:“The Marsh Academy are one of just a few schools ...

Hythe Venetian Fete Water Spectacular

August 20th, 2015 Comments Off on Hythe Venetian Fete Water Spectacular
The Royal Military Canal in Hythe last night played host to the Hythe Venetian Fete. This unique bi-annual event held on the third Wednesday in August since 1869 and this year celebrating its 125 year anniversary, attracts thousands of ...

Lifeboat comes to the rescue of Stricken Motor Cruiser

August 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Lifeboat comes to the rescue of Stricken Motor Cruiser
Dungeness Lifeboat was launched to assist a 23ft motor cruiser with engine failure, 5 miles north-east of the station on Monday evening. Coastguards requested the Launch of ‘The Morrell’, Dungeness’s state of the art Lifeboat just before 6 pm. ...

Fatal crash closes M20

August 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Fatal crash closes M20
A lorry driver has died at the scene of a crash on the M20 in Kent which also left a man with a serious leg injury. The collision was at 02:00 BST on the London-bound carriageway near Maidstone. A ...

Stargazing in New Romney

August 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Stargazing in New Romney
Music Royalty comes to New Romney Local residents were shocked to see superstar Brian May from pop group Queen walking through New Romney on Monday. The Queen guitarist was happy to talk to admiring fans and is believed to ...

Money in the kitty for local groups

August 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Money in the kitty for local groups
Local groups with projects that benefit their local community still have time to apply for funding to help turn their plans into reality. Last year Shepway Community Chest paid out nearly £70, 000, ranging from £100 for a new ...

Damian Collins MP -Our Man in Westminster

August 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Damian Collins MP -Our Man in Westminster
Eurotunnel has confirmed that the new security measures at Coquelles in France are making a real difference to preventing migrants from breaking into the Channel Tunnel terminal. The number of migrants seeking to enter the tunnel in his way ...

Spitfire and Hurricane’s flying over Shepway today

August 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Spitfire and Hurricane’s flying over Shepway today
The historic sound of Rolls Royce Merlin Engines could be heard over Shepway Today as vintage warplanes fly over the district to commemorate the fiercest fighting of the Battle of Britain. In what has been hailed as the biggest ...

Memorial for a forgotten airfield.

August 17th, 2015 Comments Off on Memorial for a forgotten airfield.
Over 100 people attended Brenzett aeronautical museum for the unveiling of a memorial to commemorate a World War Two airfield formally based at the site. The memorial was organise d by the Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust, the charity ...

Littlestone 999 Emergency Services Day

August 17th, 2015 Comments Off on Littlestone 999 Emergency Services Day
Right on cue the weather decided to ‘play nice’ and the sun shone for the annual Emergency Services Day held at the Varne Boat Club and Littlestone Lifeboat station. With a steady flow of happy families arriving throughout the ...
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