Home   Romney Marsh   Archive

Romney Marsh news

White wax mystery solved

Suspected palm oil was found washed up on Folkestone beaches earlier this year. Picture courtesy of Folkestone Coastguard.

Mysterious lumps of wax found on Marsh beaches are not poisonous palm oil.

'Texting' driver guilty of killing woman in crash

The area of the death crash, the A259 and Tickner's Lane junction near Brenzett

A driver who smashed into the back of a car after using his mobile phone has been found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving.


Beachgoers showered with dredger mess

A typical dredger. Library picture.

A family were left covered in saltwater and silt when a dredger spewed its contents into the air on a seafront.


'Vulnerable' man found safe and well

Missing Ian Rutherford from Dymchurch has been found

A vulnerable man who had gone missing from his Kent home has been found safe and well.

Nuclear power station bosses on their guard against 'madmen'

Dungeness B bosses say the power station is safe

Bosses at Kent's nuclear power station say they are on their guard against “madmen” unleashing nuclear terrorism.


Blackadder actor Daniel Thorndike dies

Daniel Thorndike as Nathaniel Whiteadder in the classic Blackadder episode. Picture: BBC

Death of one of the Thorndike acting dynasty and son of Dr Syn author.

Pensioner treated after crash at blackspot

Crash at Hammonds Corner on the A259 near New Romney. Picture: Alan Vidler

An ambulance was called to treat an 81-year-old following a crash at lunchtime.


Cemetery closed over safety fears

New Romney cemetery has been closed because of safety fears with the gate

A cemetery has been temporarily closed due to safety fears with the only gate to access the site.

Sanctuary pays tribute to 'lovely' Corbett

Ronnie Corbett at the opening of an animal sanctuary in Kent last year

An animal rescue centre opened by the late Ronnie Corbett has paid tribute to the comedian.

Driver admits causing deaths in triple fatal crash

Flowers laid after last year's triple fatal crash in Brookland.

A man is to be sentenced after admitting responsibility for a crash that killed three people.

Lifeboat called to aid cabin cruiser

The Dungeness lifeboat The Morrell

Fears of fire on 12-metre vessel.

Police called to Marsh? Nothing to bleat about

Local sheep: Library image

Officers sent to Brenzett but it's not baa'd news.


'How could they let dog foul our twins' grave?'

Katie McCarton and husband Gary McCarton

A couple who suffered the heartbreak of a miscarriage visited the cemetery to find dog mess on their children's grave.


Three injured as sheds burn

Dunkirk Close, Dymchurch, near to where the blaze broke out. Picture: Google.

Fire crews dealt with a fire which broke out among three sheds in a cul-de-sac and had to give first aid treatment to three people.


Man unconscious in sand buggy crash

The beach at Greatstone.

A man was found unconscious following a crash with a sand buggy.

Dad's donor plea following life-changing double transplant

Paul Dennison is appealing to people to donate organs after he received two transplants. Pictured with wife Jo and daughter Grace. Picture: Paul Amos

A double transplant saved Paul Dennison's life - now he is appealing for more people to become organ donors.


Home faces closure after damning inspection

The care home was given a damning inspection. Library image

A care home rated inadequate faces closure after inspectors found multiple risks to residents.

Video: Coastguards drop in on Sport Relief celebs

Garry Stewart dropped in. Picture from Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Coastguard emergency helicopter crews dropped in on celebrities such as BBC's Alex Jones completing the Sport Relief Hell on High Seas challenge

Flames engulf caravan

The aftermath of the caravan fire, Dymchurch.

A caravan has been destroyed in a fire.


Missing pensioner found safe

Police are appealing to find missing pensioner Norman Duff from New Romney

A pensioner who vanished this morning has been found safe and well.


Marsh gets Kent's second ever slimline fire engine

Dymchurch's new fire engine. Crew manager Dan Noonan receiving the keys from KFRS’s firefighting tactics manager, Phil Bailey, this morning.

Compact new tender for Dymchurch Fire Station arrived today.

The next bus is delayed... by seven hours.

And the next stop is....a coach stuck on the roundabout at Brookland.

A coachful of German school pupils ended up being stranded for SEVEN hours after the vehicle mounted a roundabout and became stuck.


Next stop... this roundabout

And the next stop is....a coach stuck on the roundabout at Brookland.

A coach with school pupils ran into trouble after getting stuck on top of a roundabout.


Two teenagers in hospital after assault

Police found the stolen car on the M20

Pair received facial injuries in attack in Dymchurch.

Warning of bogus callers in Lydd

The man claimed to be a police detective. Stock image

Callers knock on doors and ask for National Insurance numbers.

Dogs die in burning house

Smoke billowing from the house in the early hours. Picture: Alan MacDonald

A pensioner was rescued by her next door neighbour from a fire but he was unable to rescue two dogs inside as well.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More