Monthly Archives: January 2021


The Civic Centre site in Folkestone is due to be used as a vaccination centre against COVID. Residents will be invited to get the vaccine when it is their turn and advised where they should attend to get their jab.The … Continue reading

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Sandgate Road Surgery Vaccination Programm

You may be aware, but just in case, if you are registered at The Sandgate Road surgery in Folkestone, their vaccination programme starts on Monday 11th January. The vaccinations will be given at the Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue,  Folkestone … Continue reading

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Sandgate Library – STILL At Your Service

Despite the national lockdown, Sandgate Library continues to offer a limited book “Select and Collect” pick up service. Folkestone, Cheriton & Wood Avenue Libraries are at present all closed but it is possible for library members of any Kent library … Continue reading

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Sandgate Post Office and other stories

HISTORY OF THE EARLY POST OFFICE IN SANDGATE These notes are part of a lengthy study of the early postal history of Sandgate gathered from the Royal Mail Archive and local historical secondary sources.      A receiver at Sandgate is … Continue reading

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