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Dungeness lifeboat station volunteers recognised in the RNLI’s Awards

Contributed by editor on Oct 16, 2017 - 10:30 AM



Three volunteers at Dungeness lifeboat station have been recognised in the RNLI’s new ‘Excellence In Volunteering’ Awards


Emergency services reach man trapped waist deep in mud at Littlestone on Romney Marsh

Contributed by editor on Oct 16, 2017 - 07:25 AM



With sunshine beckoning people to the county's beaches, Kent Fire and Rescue crews were called to help a man, woman and a child from muddy shorelines yesterday afternoon, 15 October.


Dungeness RNLI lifeboat called out to take injured crewman off survey ship

Contributed by editor on Oct 15, 2017 - 09:53 AM


On Thursday 11 October at 11am, the UK Coastguard tasked the Dungeness lifeboat to take off an injured crewman from a survey ship on route to Egypt. (Photo: RNLI volunteer crew member Natalie Adams)


Dungeness lifeboat rescues man adrift in English Channel aboard stricken yacht with no radio

Contributed by editor on Sep 07, 2017 - 06:15 AM


On Tuesday 5 September at 11.02pm, the UK Coastguard called on Dungeness lifeboat to locate a lone yachtsman who had used his mobile phone to contact them saying his vessel had engine failure, he was lost and suffering from fatigue.


Search for missing fishermen by Coastguard helicopters from Lydd and Lee on Solent is suspended

Contributed by editor on Aug 07, 2017 - 10:15 AM


A search for two missing men in the sea in the Shoreham area has been suspended, pending further information.


After Grenfell Tower tragedy Kent councillor claims 'no red alerts' after review of buildings in the county

Contributed by editor on Jul 21, 2017 - 07:15 PM


An extensive review of all KCC buildings which begun immediately after the Grenfell Towers tragedy on 13 June, has so far revealed no serious concerns about the cladding on any premises.


Folkestone Coastwatch open day does brisk trade in ships biscuits!

Contributed by editor on Jun 19, 2017 - 01:15 PM


By Susan Carey

National Coastwatch Folkestone held an Open Day on Saturday 17 June at their watchhouse overlooking the English Channel.


Thanet focuses on staying safe in the water

Contributed by editor on May 18, 2017 - 06:55 AM


Thanet's Sea Safety Day is to be held this Sunday 21 May 2017 at Ramsgate Main Sands in Marina Esplanade between 11am and 3pm.


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