Category Archives: misc

Sandgate Community Gardeners Saving Those Spare Plants

Have you ever wondered what happens to the town’s bedding plants when the season is finished?  We certainly have, and made some enquiries with Folkestone and Hythe horticultural department that carry out all the summer and winter floral displays all … Continue reading

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Jill Is Hanging Up Her Teapot

We would like to say a very big THANK YOU to Jill Partridge who has organised her last Vintage Tea Room during the Sea Festival. Jill has always worked tirelessly in corralling volunteers, accepting lots of mouth-watering homemade cakes and … Continue reading

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We knew it all along :)

A coastal village in Kent has been revealed as the number one trending seaside destination on Airbnb. Sandgate, which is nestled between Folkestone and Hythe, has beaten popular spots Margate and Whitstable as having seen the biggest rise in Brits searching for homes on the … Continue reading

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Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving

St Paul’s Church Sandgate Saturday 24th July at 3pm We would like to invite you to a special service on Saturday 24th July. Visitors will be asked to write down the names of those who are no longer with us … Continue reading

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Zoe Varian

We regret to inform you of the passing of Zoe. Below is a message from Melanie Chalk, a Friend, Neighbour  and fellow Trustee of the Sandgate Heritage Trust : It is with great sadness that I write to tell you that Zoe Varian passed … Continue reading

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Prince Philip – RIP

Message from our local Vicar Bob Dear All, It is with great sadness that we hear the news today that Prince Philip has passed away. May he rest in peace and rise in glory. Prince Philip was such a great … Continue reading

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Ask your question at latest virtual session

The latest virtual Q&A session with the Leader of Folkestone & Hythe District Council is to take place later this month. Cllr David Monk – alongside members of the Cabinet – will respond to enquiries in this new digital format … Continue reading

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Asylum Seekers – Concerns Addressed?

By Jan Holben On 14th September F&HDC announced that Napier Barracks on the Sandgate and Cheriton border, would be turned into an ‘assessment and dispersal’ open facility for asylum seekers, with the first 25 young males arriving one week later … 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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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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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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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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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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New Sandgate Website

Having taken the plunge int0 WordPress and, due to LockDown, now having endless time to sit down and do the work – I have created a new Sandgate website! It will still contain all the information it contained before plus … Continue reading

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