Cyclist injured at Stones Cross

Police and Ambulance Praised for Swift Response

A cyclist was injured in an accident at Stonescross on the Aldington / Ham Street Road this morning.

He was concious and sitting up in the pictures from the accident scene, and treated on the spot before being taken to hospital in an ambulance.

An eye witness praised Police and Ambulance officers for their rapid response. Continue reading Cyclist injured at Stones Cross

New Year St Leonards Death Suspected to be Murder

POLICE

 

Five Men Arrested

Reports have been coming in of the arrest of five men in St Leonards on suspicion of murder. Reports claim that a man fell through a utility room ceiling in a block of flats in Charles Road in the early hours of New Year’s Day

A Sussex Police spokesman said:

“The man had apparently fallen from a flat above and despite efforts to resuscitate him was pronounced dead at the scene. Five people from a flat in the building were arrested on suspicion of murder and inquiries into the death were continuing”. Continue reading New Year St Leonards Death Suspected to be Murder

Fish Supper for RNLI

RNLI Fish Supper on Sunday 16th October

After the tragic events which occurred off Camber this recent summer, The Gallivant will be hosting a delicious Fish Supper on Sunday 16th October from 6pm, in support of this country’s extraordinary public services, the RNLI, who are dedicated to saving lives at sea around the coasts of Britain and Ireland.
All proceeds from the Fish Supper will be donated directly to the RNLI, allowing not only The Gallivant but also friends, past guests and locals to show their support and appreciation for what the RNLI do 365 days of the year. Continue reading Fish Supper for RNLI

Five Men Drown at Camber – Who are They?

Two more bodies recovered at Camber Sands

 

Sussex Police Report

Two more bodies have been recovered from the sea at Camber Sands this evening (Wednesday 24 August).

Three men died after being pulled from the same area of Camber Sands earlier this afternoon. The bodies of a further two men have been found in the water between 8.15pm and 8.45pm. Continue reading Five Men Drown at Camber – Who are They?

Is this the Tip of the Iceberg?

 

People Smuggling Across the English Channel

Immigration officials questioned twenty people, including two children, rescued from an inflatable boat off the Kent coast on Sunday 29 May.

RNLI
RNLI

Eighteen of those on board, proved to be Albanian migrants and two Englishmen, Robert Stillwell and Mark Stribling, who were later charged with immigration offences. Continue reading Is this the Tip of the Iceberg?

Car Fire at Lydd “Suspicious”

Man burned during car fire – Lydd

Kent Fire & Rescue Service Report Friday 6 May

Kent Fire & Rescue
Kent Fire & Rescue

Incident details
Firefighters were called to reports of a vehicle on fire on the driveway of a property in High Street, Lydd.

Upon arrival, crews found a private vehicle well alight and a man suffering burns being treated by paramedics. Continue reading Car Fire at Lydd “Suspicious”

Herman Takes the Bite

By Maggie George

It was all Herman’s fault really. I’d been enjoying a lovely slice of my latest Herman-the-German Friendship cake which I had flavoured this time with almonds when suddenly, I bit down hard and crack, a molar broke. Actually to be more precise a filling in the molar broke because, in common with a fair few people of my age, I have a generous smattering of amalgam in amongst my not-so-pearly-whites. The pain was excruciating, it felt as if red-hot pokers were being inserted into my jawbone. Tears of self-pity filled my eyes as I reached for the phone to ring the dental surgery. Continue reading Herman Takes the Bite