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Sandgate News

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

The Liberal Democrat Action Team including Parish Councillors Gary Fuller and Tim Prater are working for Sandgate 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 Sandgate E-Focus (free!) in future, simply email your name and address to tim@shepwaylibdems.org.uk - we'll add you to the mailing list.

Sandgate News

Recent News about Sandgate from this website.

  • Tim Prater with the Ringgo app
    Article: May 22, 2019

    Ringgo is the Folkestone and Hythe District Council supplier that provides the website and app that allow local residents to buy visitor permits in CPZ areas (such as Sandgate, amongst others).

    Sandgate and West Folkestone Councillor Tim Prater has made repeated representations to Folkestone & Hythe Parking Services that local residents (including him) find the app difficult to use and clunky, and after discussions between Ringgo and the council a number of changes have been agreed. In feedback from the Tranportation Manager, he confirmed yesterday:

  • Seaside Award 2019
    Article: May 15, 2019

    Keep Britain Tidy has today revealed the England's best beaches with announcement of Blue Flag and Seaside Awards for 2019 - and Sandgate is on the list for the SEVENTH year running!

    This year environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy is presenting 71 international Blue Flags and 137 Seaside Awards (12 more than last year). This includes the award to Sandgate beach, near Folkestone in Kent. Sandgate is the only beach in Folkestone and Hythe to win the Seaside Award, and one of only 11 in Kent. Learn more about Kent's award winning beaches.

  • Gary Fuller at Enbrook Stream
    Article: May 14, 2019

    Sandgate Parish Council (and Councillors) have had a number of reports over the past few months over concerns on the cleanliness at times of water in Enbrook Stream, which we've followed up with the Environment Agency who are responsible for the water quality. They have been investigating, and have now found (they think!) the cause. we had forwarded them various photos and videos we had been sent, which assisted their investigations.

  • Trainers
    Article: May 13, 2019

    Until this time last year, I hadn't run since school (and those who knew me at school will know that I ran as little as possible there too). Then last April, I started to diet. In June, I started the "Couch to 5km" to help with that diet. I completed that in August, and have kept up running, a couple of times a week, exceedingly slowly, since. And yes, the diet worked: between the exercise, eating less and drinking less, I've lost about 4.5 stone, and on a really good day, by BMI is no longer overweight...

  • Eversley Way CPZ extension proposal map ()
    Article: May 8, 2019

    Below is the Proposal Notice for the inclusion of Eversley Way into the Folkestone West controlled parking zone. The Notice is scheduled to appear in the KM papers on the 10th May 2019.

    Letters of support or objections to the proposed Order will need to be received by 5pm on Monday 3 June 2019 and addressed to Parking Services, Civic Centre, Folkestone & Hythe District Council, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2QY or by email to traffic.orders@folkestone-hythe.gov.uk

  • Roadworks sign
    Article: May 7, 2019
    By Letter from Kent Highways

    From Kent Highways:

    As part of the ongoing maintenance works to maintain and improve the highway network in Kent, we will be shortly be carrying out localised patching repairs to the carriageway near your property.

    These works are required to repair potholes, areas of excessive /crazing and similar potential defects in order to maintain the integrity of the surface, to stop ingress into the road and to alleviate further deterioration of the carriageway surface.

  • Roadworks sign
    Article: May 7, 2019

    Kent Highways have notified that there will be significant resurfacing work in Radnor Cliff starting in 10 days. This will be from the junction with Radnor Cliff Crescent down towards the Lower Sandgate Road car park and will consist of several large sections.

    Kent Highways are planning on closing Radnor Cliff for resurfacing works on Monday 13th May 2019 for 5 working days. The timing of the works should be from 08:30 through to 16:30 approx so to keep peak time disruptions to a minimum. Unfortunately delays through Radnor Cliff will be experienced but when safe to do so access will be given.

  • Thank You
    Article: May 4, 2019

    In the Folkestone and Hythe District and Town & Parish Elections held on May 2nd, I'm incredibly honoured and proud to have been elected as:

    Folkestone and Hythe District Councillor for Sandgate & West Folkestone

    Sandgate Parish Councillor for Sandgate Village ward (as an Independent Councillor)

  • Demand Better for Sandgate and West Folkestone
    Article: Apr 11, 2019
    By Tim Prater, Liberal Democrat Candidate in Sandgate and West Folkestone

    I love Sandgate. I hope you do too.

    I've lived in the centre of Sandgate for the last 15 years. I run my business from the village. I'm in and around Sandgate pretty much every day. I'm a trustee of the Chichester Hall in the middle of town, and have been honoured to have been a Sandgate Parish Councillor for the last eight years and the Vice Chairman of the Parish Council for the last two.

  • Princes Parade
    Article: Apr 4, 2019
    By Save Princes Parade Campaign email

    For our next fundraising event we will be holding a quiz night at The Fountain pub on Monday 8th April from 7pm to 10pm.

    Please come along to a fun quiz night to help raise money to go towards the legal costs to fight the proposed development of Princes Parade.

    To book your table please call The Fountain on 01303 470495. Everyone welcome.

Sandgate Planning Updates

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