OVER 165 YEARS For over 165 years Dover lifeboats have been saving lives and over 30 awards for gallantry have been presented to crews. Today, the station operates the largest lifeboat in the fleet, a Severn class lifeboat. The Dover Straits are of course one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world plus this…

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Two-way radios are easier to use. Push a button and start talking. The right two-way radios will provide better reception in hard to reach areas of your property. Mobile phones are prone to ‘Black spots’ or areas of poor reception and transmission. Have you ever noticed how people have to go outside to make or…

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The retail loss prevention Fashion Forum & NABCP have agreed to work closely together to support each other in reducing retail crime in stores in our towns and cities. WE will share contact details to share information, develop close working relationship and deal more quickly and effectively with retail crime. Fashion Forum loss prevention and…

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Swale Safe has made a promotional video to advertise the partnership and the services it offers to businesses in the area. This is the first of two videos which the partnership has produced. The second one is a training film,which is currently being edited, to show members how to access the services on the secure…

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The Christmas rush is a time which thieves can take advantage of. Crowded shops and harassed staff mean that there are more opportunities for dishonesty at this time of year. Partnerships work with local retailers and police to mount seasonal campaigns to try and raise awareness with retailers, their customers and thieves. Purse bells and…

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The Business Crime Partnership in Dover decided to go to dramatic lengths to warn shoppers to keep their valuables secure. They invited professional magician Rob James to come to Dover to put items in people’s pockets and bags to show just how easily it’d be to take purses and phones out. Organised by the Dover…

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We’re very lucky here at Smye Rumsby, check out the view from our office! Nestled in front of the White Cliffs with Western Heights Nature Reserve Behind us, and Dover Castle to the left – it really is a treat looking out the window on a gorgeous day. If you’re visiting, don’t forget to take…

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Probably one of our longest ever radar services for Smye-Rumsby was the removal and installation of two radars on a VLCC – very large crude carrier. Because of the sheer cost of keeping such a vessel idle in port while the work was carried out, it was decided from the onset that we would need…

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17th October 2014 is the day we celebrated the 60th birthday of Philip Smye-Rumsby. The staff and close family were at Cullins Yard Restaurant & Bistro in Dover to celebrate the occasion.

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