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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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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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Flood Warning Training

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Notice Of Vacancy

Notice is hereby given that a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council. If by 3 September 2020 a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to: The Returning OfficerFolkestone … Continue reading

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Paying Respect To Robert Bliss

The funeral of Robert Bliss will take place on Tuesday 1st September. Sadly, due to the ongoing Covid restrictions, the ceremony is limited to 30 invited guests only. However, Robert’s cortege will be pass along Sandgate High Street and Esplanade from Folkestone … Continue reading

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Robert Bliss

It is with huge sadness that Sandgate Parish Council learned of the sudden death of our friend and Vice-Chairman Robert Bliss on Monday. Robert was Chairman of Sandgate Parish Council from 2011 until May this year, serving longer than all … 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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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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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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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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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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