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  • Broken Park Bench and Table
    Article: Jul 12, 2019

    It takes a special kind of malicious idiot to vandalise a bench in a park. It stops other people using it, could see someone get hurt, and of course leads to a repair that will cost them, their neighbours, family and friends and everyone else tax money to repair it.

    And, it seems, Sandgate Park has been visited by that idiot.

  • Sandgate Street Waste Bin with Dog Waste Sticker
    Article: Jul 9, 2019

    I today requested Folkestone and Hythe District Council if they could reprint and replace the faded and mainly damaged "Dog Waste" stickers on bins across the area with new stickers.

    When they quickly and helpfully agreed to do so this afternoon *if* I could find the previous wording and dimensions, I'm not totally sure they expected my level of research quite so quickly...

  • Doug Wade and Tim Prater
    Article: Jul 1, 2019

    Always an honour to attend the Canada Day parade to Shorncliffe Cemetery and watch the children place flowers on the graves. This year, on the 100th anniversary of the start of the event, it felt even more special to lay the wreath on behalf of Sandgate Parish Council.

    The Mayor of Folkestone led the procession, which also included the Mayor of Hythe Doug Wade, myself as Vice Chairman of Sandgate and Ann Berry the chairman of Folkestone and Hythe District Council, alongside many others including Military "top brass", Cadets, Councillors, and representatives from Canada.

  • Tim Prater and Gary Fuller
    Event: Aug 3, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sandgate Farmers Market, Chichester Hall, 70 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AR

    As part of their commitment to listening to and working with local residents, Tim Prater and Gary Fuller, the new Lib Dem District Councillors for Sandgate and West Folkestone, will be holding regular drop-in advice surgeries in the ward each month.

    No need for an appointment - just turn up to discuss any issue you would like our help with. The surgeries are in a public place: if you'd prefer to speak to Tim or Gary one-to-one then please contact them directly and we can set up a personal meeting with you.

    The surgeries will be held:

    • The first Saturday of each month (2019: 1st June, 6th July, 3rd August, 7th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 7th December) from 11-12.30pm in the cafe at Sandgate Farmers Market in the Chichester Hall, 70 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AR
    • The third Tuesday of each month (2019: 21st May, 18th June, 16th July, 20th August, 17th September, 15th October, 19th November, 17th December) from 5-6pm in Sandgate Library, James Morris Court, Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3RR

    Alternatively, contact Tim or Gary directly by email or phone. If you call and don't get through, please do leave a message and we'll call you back!

  • Training session (Raysonho @ Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine [CC0] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:IBMComputerTrainingWorkshop.JPG)
    Article: Jun 28, 2019

    FREE training for community and voluntary groups!

    This is the first in a series of training sessions funded by Folkestone and Hythe District Council.

    When: Thursday 18 July 2019, 10am-1pm

    Where: Boulogne Room, Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, CT20 2QY

    Who: This session is for people who are thinking of setting up a group AND groups that are already in existence but now want to set up more formally or become a legal entity.

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