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KCC Director of Public Health response to national media reports re Ashford and Folkestone

Kent County Council Director of Public Health, Andrew Scott-Clark statement: The PHE dashboard, which can be found here on gov.uk, has changed so that daily reporting includes deaths that have occurred in all settings where there has been a positive COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Why Recycling Is Essential

20 Tips And Tricks This item covers why recycling is essential (incl. the benefits of it) as well as 20 tips and tricks which can help you to make a difference. Recycling has become one of the most critical home … Continue reading

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The Folkestone Haven

A free, face to face mental health crisis service for adult residents from across Folkestone and Hythe District.

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Sandgate Walking Tours

On Saturday 18th July Tony Quarrington will be bringing his award winning walking tours to Sandgate for the first time. Tony developed the Sandgate Walking tour programme after discussions with Sandgate Parish Council earlier this year. The Parish Council are supporting the … Continue reading

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District Play Areas are Open Again

The news a lot of you have been waiting for… our play areas are reopening today. Firstly, we would like to say a massive thank you to the majority of people who have respected the closures. We completely understand how … Continue reading

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Inspection Covers – Who Installed the Sanitation?

Dear Fellow Sandgate Society Members and Residents I was taking my daily walk earlier in the month through Sandgate when I noticed an inspection cover which was impressed with the name N O Baker, builder, Sandgate.  That’s interesting I thought … Continue reading

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SANDGATE YOGA LODGE

A new addition to the range of activities that Sandgate offers. We work with all things natural including the weather, yoga movement, food provided for guests who can stay 1 night or 1 month and the workshops introduce Ayurveda (a … Continue reading

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Latest Covid19 information from Government

Stay alert We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means you must: stay at home as much as possible work from home if you can limit contact with other people keep your distance if … Continue reading

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Sandgate Park: Playground and Adult Play Equipment Remain CLOSED under Government Rules

Sandgate Parish Council have followed the Government’s Coranavirus advice throughout, and kept Sandgate Park open to give people space to exercise. When the rules changed a little last week, we quickly changed the rules around the Tennis courts and Multi … Continue reading

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Coronavirus – Your Questions Answered

Here are the answers to your questions about how coronavirus is affecting our services across the county of Kent. https://www.kent.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-your-questions-answered?utm_source=kcc&utm_medium=homepagealert&utm_campaign=yqa

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New Sandgate Design Statement (2020)

More details and to see the design statement check out: https://sandgatesociety.com/latest-news/

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Creating Heritage

Dear Sandgate Society Members Now we are allowed a bit more freedom, we wonder if you were able to help us? These may be very difficult times, but we are living through history –the history of Sandgate. The Committee and … Continue reading

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Sandgate Quiz

Dear Sandgate Society Members, Our events and website teams are hard at work during this time of enforced downtime, and we would like to invite you to make a cup of coffee, put on your thinking caps and enjoy a … Continue reading

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Household Waste & Recycling Centres to open

From next Friday (May 15), Kent County Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) will open to the public for essential use. On Wednesday, May 13, people will be able to book a slot to use one of the county’s 18 … Continue reading

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Sandgate Society – We Want To Support Local Businesses

Dear Sandgate Society Members We have heard how helpful you found the Hythe list, and although we are a smaller community, let’s pull together to keep our village trading. Does any member have a business in Sandgate which is still trading? Would … Continue reading

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Helping new businesses to grow for the future

In the latest rounds of calls opened for applications, there’s also a chance to create an enterprise hub to encourage local entrepreneurs for years to come. These opportunities are available through the fifth and sixth phase of the FCW programme … Continue reading

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Release The Pressure – Mental Health Support

Mental health support Life can get really tough sometimes, but talking can help. We have a highly trained and experienced team available 24/7 to provide expert support no matter what you are going through. Don’t suffer in silence: text the … Continue reading

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Reminder About Essential Role Of Community Hubs

As the number of calls received by the three community hubs based in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh reached 14,000 a reminder has been issued about their purpose. Set up in March and funded by Folkestone & Hythe District Council … Continue reading

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To Sandgate Society Members

Dear Members Well we are still in lockdown with little hope of an immediate let-up, judging by Boris Johnson’s comments this morning. At least another month. We are very lucky to be in this beautiful part of the world and … Continue reading

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Incredible Response By Folkestone, Hythe And Romney Marsh Communities

A fantastic army of volunteers across Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh has swung into action to meet more than 12,000 requests to help those isolated in their homes due to COVID-19. Volunteers have been giving up their time to help … Continue reading

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