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  • Bin bag with waste scattered by street bin
    Article: Jul 25, 2019

    I've seen, and had reported, a few examples recently of bin emptying where the bin bags are left by waste bins for subsequent collection, which are then attacked and ripped open (by seagulls, mainly). Thanks for the reports (you know who you are!).

    I've chased this with the Contracts Manager at F&H Council, who has today said:

  • 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.

  • 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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