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Cheriton News

Folkestone Cheriton is a ward of Folkestone West county division, represented on Kent County Council by Lib Dem Tim Prater.

The Liberal Democrat Action Team are working for Cheriton throughout the year, and keep in touch regularly through Focus and through E-FOCUS direct via email too.

If you would like to receive a copy of Cheriton E-Focus (free!) in future, simply email your name and address to tim@shepwaylibdems.org.uk - we'll add you to the mailing list.

Cheriton News

Recent News about Cheriton from this website.

  • Roadworks sign
    Article: Jan 24, 2019
    By Kent County Council

    The planned closure of part of Horn Street, Cheriton, near Folkestone, will now be from Monday 28 January 2019, with estimated completion by 29 April 2019.

    The closure planned for Monday 21 January did not go ahead for operational reasons, and has been deferred until next Monday, 28 January. Apologies are given for any inconvenience caused by this change.

  • MOD consultation map on Shorncliffe Garrison site development
    Article: Jul 12, 2018

    Taylor Wimpey began acquiring the Ministry of Defence Shorncliffe Garrison site in 2015. Outline planning permission for a residential development of up to 1,200 homes with a nature conservation area, improved recreation facilities and a new primary school on this site was granted by Shepway District Council, now Folkestone and Hythe District Council, in December 2015. Full planning permission for the initial phases of development at St Martin's Plain and The Stadium was also granted at the same time, and those phases now have a significant number of occupied homes.

  • Roadworks sign
    Article: Oct 11, 2017

    Kent County Council has advised that Horn Street, will be closed to through traffic, from Monday 23 October 2017 for up to 5 days, between the hours of 09:00 hours and 16:30 hours each day. The road will be closed in phases between the junctions of Church Road and A259 Seabrook Road.

    The alternative route is via A259 Seabrook Road, B2063 Hospital Hill, B2063 West Road, Pond Hill Road, Church Road and vice versa.

  • J12 M20 Cheriton Interchange (Screenshot from Google Maps under Fair Use https://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/help/terms_maps.html)
    Article: Jun 9, 2017

    A neighbour got in touch recently to mention that their are a number of streetlights that are out on the slip roads / roundabout at the Cheriton J12 M20 junction.

    Essentially, the lights on the M20 and slip roads are the responsibility of Highways England, and those on the roundabout those of Kent Highways. I've contacted both, and have had the below response from Highways England today, saying they should be fixing at least some of the slip road lights on Monday. Progress I hope!

  • Plimsoll Line (http://www.flickr.com/photos/brinkmann/509192200/)
    Article: May 15, 2017

    An event to commemorate:
    'The Sailor's Friend'.

    SATURDAY: 03 JUNE 2017
    From: 2.30 pm
    Speaker: Captain Charles Woodward.
    Member: Honorable Company of Master Mariners and the Marine Society.

    CT20 3JJ.
    Refreshments in the Community Hall after: £2.50 pp.
    A retiring collection will be held in aid of the MNA and FSPMC.

  • Green Spice Restaurant & LOAF cafe, Sandgate High Street
    Article: Oct 26, 2016

    Kent County Council / Shepway District Council are "consulting" on a series of new Disabled Parking bays across Shepway, including two in Sandgate and one in Cheriton.

    Although the bays have been installed following the request of a specific resident in each case, the bay is not for the applicant's exclusive use. Anyone with a valid badge will be able to park in a permanent disabled bay.

  • Shorncliffe Military Cemetery lit by lanterns (The Shorncliffe Trust)
    Article: Jul 30, 2016

    The Shorncliffe Trust are holding an evening commemoration on 6th August at Shorncliffe Military Cemetery to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme 1916.

    The cemetery event opens to the public at 7.30pm, with service from 8.00pm - 9.00pm and departure by 9.30pm.

    This event is supported by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and the Royal British Legion as part of the Somme 100 Commemoration 2016.

  • Sandgate Esplanade road and pavement flooding (Claire Hudson (www.twitter.com/clairehudson73))
    Article: Jul 19, 2016

    The Kent County Council (The District of Shepway)

    (Prohibition of LGV Overnight Parking) (AMENDMENT 1) Order 2016

    Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

    Notice is hereby given that KENT COUNTY COUNCIL intend to make the above Order under sections 1(1), 2(1) to (3), 3(2), 4(1) and (2), 122 and 124 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, and of all other enabling powers, and after consultation with the chief officer of police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act:

  • Folkestone St Martins Primary School
    Article: May 20, 2016

    Huge congratulations to Kate Love of St Martin's CoE Primary School in Folkestone for winning the Kent Headteacher of the Year 2016 Award and Ashford and Shepway Area Head Teacher of the Year 2016 Awards last night.

    Teachers from across Kent were honoured at the award ceremony in Leeds Castle last night, with Brockhill Park also picking up two Kent wide awards, with Mel Williams winning the Kent Maths Teacher of the Year award and Robyn Fuller the Kent Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) of the Year.

  • Cheriton Light Festival 2016 poster
    Article: Feb 24, 2016
    By Strange Cargo Email newsletter

    From 6pm to 9pm on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th February Strange Cargo will be bringing you the third Cheriton Light Festival. There is a line up of extraordinary artists, who have made beautiful artworks for you to see and participate in.

    Festival visitors coming into Folkestone West station by train can view Jyll Bradley's beautiful, luminescent new sculpture Espalier on Strange Cargo's factory building. At the far end of Cheriton High Street, Ross Ashton and Karin Monid's immersive sound and light artwork Spiritus is at All Souls Church.

Cheriton Planning Updates

The most recent planning applications in Cheriton, powered by the Shepway District Council website.