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Academy celebrate bumper exam crop

August 16th, 2015 Comments Off on Academy celebrate bumper exam crop
Post 16 results day at The Marsh Academy brought another excellent year to an end for our Year 12 & 13 students.Principal Shaun Simmons said: “These results are a huge credit to our students and the staff who have ...

Lifeboat rescues man in Canoe

August 16th, 2015 Comments Off on Lifeboat rescues man in Canoe
Littlestone lifeboat was launch Saturday evening at approximately 8pm to go to the aid of a man in a canoe off of Hythe. In fading light, the Crew assisted the casualty back to Fishermans beach and returned back to ...

Kent Fire and Rescue Weather update

August 13th, 2015 Comments Off on Kent Fire and Rescue Weather update
1.10pm – Round up of weather-related incidents Kent Fire and Rescue Service has received a number of calls to weather related incidents following storms across the county. Officers have been sent to assess reports of flooding in New Romney, ...

LYDD CIVILIAN SEARCH AND RESCUE BASE SET TO GO LIVE

August 13th, 2015 Comments Off on LYDD CIVILIAN SEARCH AND RESCUE BASE SET TO GO LIVE
The new Coastguard search and rescue helicopter base at London Ashford Airport will start operations tomorrow, Friday 14 August 2015.The base will be officially on standby to receive taskings from the Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre from 1300. Bristow Helicopters ...

Motorist pay the price for driving through flood water

August 13th, 2015 Comments Off on Motorist pay the price for driving through flood water
In New Romney and across the district motorist paid the price for driving through deep ‘lakes’ of water on the A259 after a sudden deluge of rain today. With 4 cars stalled in the middle of large lakes, the ...

Is Kathleen the oldest resident on the Marsh

August 12th, 2015 Comments Off on Is Kathleen the oldest resident on the Marsh
Last Wednesday saw the celebration of Kathleen Bowls 106th Birthday Kathleen who is a resident of Lindau Care Home in New Romney was quick to thank the staff for making her birthday so special. She told The Looker: “Its ...

Making a Bee line for Dungeness

August 11th, 2015 Comments Off on Making a Bee line for Dungeness
A second attempt to reintroduce an extinct bumblebee to the UK is proving successful, conservationists have said. Short-haired bumblebee workers have been spotted at Dungeness in Kent over the last three years following the introduction of queens from Sweden. ...

Damian Collins, Our Man in Westminster

August 11th, 2015 Comments Off on Damian Collins, Our Man in Westminster
We have seen a big improvement to Kent’s roads over the last ten days since the lifting of the Operation Stack restrictions. This is mainly a result of the improved situation in Calais where there have been far fewer ...

Presidents Day attracts huge field at Lydd Golf Club

August 11th, 2015 Comments Off on Presidents Day attracts huge field at Lydd Golf Club
More than 70 players competed for the President’s Cups at Lydd Golf Club, one of the biggest turnouts for the annual event for many years. The competition was played in ideal weather conditions which led to some great scores. ...

Romney boy killed in car crash

August 5th, 2015 Comments Off on Romney boy killed in car crash
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision last night on the  B2080. The car, a white a Vauxhall Corsa struck a tree at 6.25 pm and was travelling towards Tenterden, when the driver lost control and hit ...
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