Category Archives: covid

Kent – Very High Alert

Central government has announced that Kent will be in Tier 3 (very high alert), meaning the restrictions outlined in the briefing (click on link) below will come into effect next Wednesday (2 December). National COVID-19 rules apply in the district … Continue reading

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Results of Sandgate Lockdown Photographic Competition 2020

As published by the Sandgate Society: Back in May the Sandgate Society announced a Lockdown photographic competition 2020 to record for posterity the village through these strange times. The criteria for photographs was simple and could include; rainbows in windows, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Folkestone & District Community Hubs

All three Community Hubs are being supported by Folkestone & Hythe District Council staff and resources. Folkestone Community Hub is being run by the Three Hills Sports Park supported by Citizens Advice and Kent Coast Volunteering Hythe Community Hub is being run by Age … Continue reading

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Kent Council Briefing – Covid 19.

For residents in Kent, we face a huge challenge from coronavirus and its impact on our lives and work. We are committed to ensuring we continue to deliver services – though we recognise that in these challenging times, some of … Continue reading

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Stay Home Save Lives

Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) for individuals and emergency measures for business. A series of new measures to stop COVID-19 from spreading have just been announced by the Prime Minister. They include staying at home except for a number of very limited purposes … Continue reading

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Gov.uk Covid 19

Stay at home Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home) If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times Wash your hands as soon … Continue reading

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