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Huntin’.. Shootin’.. Fishin’….

September 20th, 2015 Comments Off on Huntin’.. Shootin’.. Fishin’….
Saturday 19th September 2015 Last weeks meal at Demetrios nearly never happened..when David managed to do his back in from just bending over to pick something up. Luckily, massage supremo, Graham, did a mercy dash over from Deal to ...

Sotirios 103

September 16th, 2015 Comments Off on Sotirios 103
With The Looker now featuring restaurant reviews by Mr R.A.C Fishman and his companion ‘The Glamourpuss’, we thought we would do our own review of one of our favourite local haunts, Sotirios 103 on the seafront at Greatstone. We ...

Our Man in Westminster MP Damian Collins

September 14th, 2015 Comments Off on Our Man in Westminster MP Damian Collins
‘Art Buff’, the mural created for Folkestone by the internationally renowned artist Banksy is to return to the town. This is excellent news and our thanks are due to Sir Roger De Haan and the Creative Foundation for their ...

Airport boss exits job after less than a year

September 14th, 2015 Comments Off on Airport boss exits job after less than a year
Speculation was rife as to why former Chief Executive Charles Buchanan has suddenly left Lydd Airport. In a press release to The Looker a spokesman for London Ashford Airport at Lydd said: “I can confirm that Charles Buchanan is ...

Damian Collins hosts an apprenticeship fair at Leas Cliff Hall

September 11th, 2015 Comments Off on Damian Collins hosts an apprenticeship fair at Leas Cliff Hall
I am organising an Apprenticeship Fair, which will incorporate my 3rd Jobs Fair at The Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone on Thursday 1st October to put people looking for work, in touch with the local firms who have vacancies to ...

Our Man in Westminster Damian Collins MP

September 9th, 2015 Comments Off on Our Man in Westminster Damian Collins MP
The House of Commons returned this week after the summer recess and business has been dominated by the consequences of the migration and refugee crisis in Europe; an issue we have also been working on over the last few months. I was ...

Spitfire pilot makes emergency landing in Woodchurch

September 7th, 2015 Comments Off on Spitfire pilot makes emergency landing in Woodchurch
Emergency services were called to an incident involving a Spitfire plane, following an emergency landing in a field in Woodchurch, near Ashford. The pilot was already out of the plane when fire crews arrived. He was assessed by paramedics ...

Growing up in New Romney during the war

September 5th, 2015 Comments Off on Growing up in New Romney during the war
First Published In Issue 4 There were Sentries at the end of most roads in Littlestone and one was situated on the railway bridge, halfway along The Avenue. When mum used to take me shopping into New Romney, we ...

‘Living and Working in Lydd’

September 5th, 2015 Comments Off on ‘Living and Working in Lydd’
First Published In Issue 3 I did various jobs on the farm during the war including catching moles that were causing a lot of damage to the arable crops. As a lot of the good grazing land had to ...

“Goal Running”

September 5th, 2015 Comments Off on “Goal Running”
First Published Issue 2 This ancient game, peculiar to Kent and East Sussex, was first played in the late 19th Century. Virtually every town and village had a team and there were numerous local leagues. During the first half ...
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