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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 was experiencing steering difficulties one mile east of the station.  A local angling boat nearby gave assistance to the stricken vessel until the lifeboat arrived. Once on scene an assessment ...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

Dungeness lifeboat tasked to fishing boat with steering failure

On Monday 8 May at 1.40p.m. the UK coastguard paged the Dungeness lifeboat to assist a 10 m MFV (motor fishing vessel) experiencing steering failure with two persons on ...Full Article

Littlestone Lifeboat plays its part in bring sick casualty ashore.

Littlestone Lifeboat was launched this afternoon at around 4.45 pm to a man who needed medical attention. Along with Dover Lifeboat, the crews made their way to the vessel, ...Full Article

Residents of Romney Marsh vote for 6000 new homes

Bt Graham West That is the outcome of the recent County Council elections when Conservative candidate, Tony Hills, winning by over 1000 votes, with Ukip’s Susie Govett and Independent ...Full Article

Peter Kay’s Car Share DJ does deal with local media company  

Marsh Media Limited (The Looker’s parent company) have done an exclusive deal to represent Rob Charles. Rob is famous for being the voice of Peter Kay’s award winning BBC1 ...Full Article


In response to popular demand, the New Romney Country Fayre Committee will be holding a Cockney Night on Friday 5th May at the Heywood Buffet at New Romney Station ...Full Article

Public Expressions of Gratitude “Thank you for your service….”

A round of applause was given to New Romney Town Council at the end of its Annual Town Meeting on Monday 24th April at 7.30pm in the Assembly Rooms, ...Full Article
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