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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 board, one mile east of Dungeness. Coxswain Stuart Adams, in command of the RNLI Shannon class lifeboat 13-02 ‘The Morrell’ and her volunteer crew assessed the situation and decided to ...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

Witness appeal following assault in Hythe

Kent Police officers are appealing for witnesses following a report of an assault in Hythe. The assault is alleged to have taken place at a fairground in Cinque Ports ...Full Article

Protesters march on Hythe to rattle District Council’s cage

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Hythe on Saturday to make their views known about the tranche of proposed developments across Shepway. In a re-run of a ...Full Article

A New Swimming Pool for the Marsh…. Probably Not

Graham West looks at the prospect of Romney Marsh ever getting a community pool. It’s a debate that has been going on for many years and probably will go ...Full Article

Local UKIP Chairman stands down with a damning response to party unity

Shepway District and Lydd town Councillor Lenny Laws has resigned as chairman of UKIP, with some strong words about the loyalty amongst its existing councillors, and a warning that ...Full Article
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