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Council meeting farce as police are called

by David Wimble Most town or parish council meetings are normally quite staid and low-key affairs, and Looker reporters do not always have them high on their list for a good night out. However, New Romney Town Council’s meeting on June 12th resulted in farce with police having to be called when a councillor refused to move from the ...Full Article

Obituary for Rachel Moynihan

Rachel Moynihan has sadly died aged 96. Rachel is well known in Romney Marsh for her annual sponsored bike rides supporting friends of Kent Churches. Over 19 years on ...Full Article

Thoughtless youths invade allotments in Hythe

MINDLESS vandals stole and broke garden chairs, pushed over sheds, kicked in gates, and damaged vegetables when they raided allotments at Eaton Lands. The allotments were targeted by a ...Full Article

House Gutted by Fire

Fire fighters were called to a fire in a kitchen at a single-storey house in The Parade, Greatstone. Fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene. ...Full Article

Driving instructor could face jail for fraud

By Graham West A New Romney based driving instructor charged for lessons when she was not qualified to do so, Maidstone a court heard last week.The court heard how Miss Coke had ...Full Article

Railway starts celebration for its 90th birthday with a special Gala Weekend

Thousands of railway enthusiasts and holidaymakers joined in with an army of staff and volunteers to start the official 90th year of operation with a ‘Gala’ weekend. As well ...Full Article

Dungeness lifeboat launches to yacht with steering problem

On Sunday 14 May at 1.30pm, the UK coastguard paged the Dungeness RNLI lifeboat to assist a 10-metre yacht with six persons on board travelling from Eastbourne to Ramsgate, the yacht ...Full Article

Clampdown on rogue car salesmen

SELLING CARS BY CONSENT A new permit system has been introduced by Shepway District Council in a bid to crack down on rogue car sellers who use public streets ...Full Article

Lydd town council should all stand down!

  That was the claim of Councillor Michael Walsh, who launched into a remarkable tirade at both the Mayor and the services of the Town Clerk at a meeting ...Full Article

You can go years without an election then three come along all at once, as another councillor resigns

As we go to press we have found out that New RomneyTory Councillor, Peter Simmons, has resigned from Shepway District Council. The Looker learnt of the news when checking ...Full Article
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