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  • Screenshot of Folkestone and Hythe DC Support calculator page
    Article: Mar 5, 2021

    As a Folkestone and Hythe District Council press release on Council Tax in August said: https://folkestone-hythe.gov.uk/news/seek-financial-support

    "Due to the COVID-19 situation, the council suspended all court and bailiff actions, for any unpaid council tax from late March. Legal action to pursue any 2020-21 arrears through the courts which would normally have taken place was also halted."

  • Green Council candidates 2019 John Wing, Doug Wade, Georgina Treloar and Lesley Whybrow and Lib dem candidates Tim Prater and Gary Fuller
    Article: Feb 26, 2021

    At the Folkestone and Hythe District Council Full Council meeting on 24th February, an amendment to the General Fund Medium Term Capital Programme was proposed by Lib Dem Group Leader Tim Prater and Green Group Leader Lesley Whybrow.

    The amendment, pretty much identical to a similar one moved in 2020, fell 13-16. It would have removed the required £29m funding for Princes Parade Development from the Council's Capital programme.

  • Tim Prater and Gary Fuller
    Article: Feb 26, 2021

    At the Folkestone and Hythe District Council Meeting of Wednesday 24th February, the Lib Dem Group of Tim Prater and Gary Fuller were, as ever, doing their best to represent Sandgate and West Folkestone and the wider district to the best of their ability.

    During the almost three hour meeting:

    We both voted for the Labour motion calling on the Home Office to immediately close Napier Barracks as an Asylum Centre. The motion passed.

  • Princes Parade
    Article: Feb 25, 2021
    By Membership Secretary in Save Princes Parade Email Update

    At last night's F&HDC's Full Council meeting we were disappointed, but not surprised, when Cllr Tim Prater's amendments to both the corporate plan and the budget failed. Cllr Prater's amendments were:

    1. To remove the words 'at Princes Parade' from the corporate plan;
    2. To remove the budget funding for the project.
  • Folkestone and Hythe Postal Vote
    Article: Feb 22, 2021

    The following elections are taking place on Thursday 6 May 2021:

    • Police and Crime Commissioner election
    • Kent County Council elections
    • Folkestone Council ward of Folkestone Town Council by election
    • Sandgate Village ward of S andgate Parish Council by election
    • New Romney Town ward of New Romney Town council by election

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