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  • Sandgate War Memorial
    Article: Sep 22, 2016

    The Sandgate War Memorial has received Grade II Listed Building Status following an application by local parish Councillor Guy Valentine-Neale on behlaf of the Sandgate Society conservation and planning group.

    The official notification dated 20 September said:

    "Sandgate War Memorial, Junction of Military Road and Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Kent - Awarded Listed Building Status

  • Baby
    Article: Sep 15, 2016

    Someone at the Office of National Statistics has been having a bit of a play with birthday data. This time of the year (the second half of September) is the most popular time to be born (with September 26th being the "peak" day on the data for the last twenty years.

    The peak in births in late September show that more babies are conceived in the weeks leading up to and days after Christmas than at any other time of the year. Honestly. You would have thought mince pies was enough. Unsurprisngly though, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day have the lowest number of births on average than all the other days of the year: given they are all bank holidays, induced births and elective caesareans will often to be scheduled on alternative dates.

  • Parking Sandgate High Street / Gough Road
    Article: Sep 12, 2016

    Kent Trading Standards continue to receive reports of bogus Blue Badge websites offering to assist with applications and charging £49 for a Blue Badge.

    These websites are not associated with the Blue Badge Service and the application form supplied by these websites is not accepted by Local Authorities.

  • Comemos Deli Cafe, Sandgate High Street
    Article: Aug 30, 2016

    Coming Soon... Comemos Deli Cafe.

    The Spanish themed Deli Cafe will be at 104 Sandgate High Street (next door to Old English Pine) and looks ready to open in the near future with the final works on fitting out and decoration under way.

    Comemos will feature a delicatessen counter selling cold meats, cheeses, olives, salads etc to takeaway, as well as a range of tinned and packaged products from local Kent suppliers and direct from Spain. Additionally there will be a licenced 28 cover cafe open until 6pm Monday to Thursday, 9pm on Friday and Saturday and 4pm on Sunday.

  • 124-132 Sandgate High Street Hourdings
    Article: Aug 30, 2016

    Fresh back from my summer holiday, I had my attention drawn to a board on the hoarding on 124-132 Sandgate High Street advertising that it will shortly be sold at auction by Clive Emson. Having had a look at the sale particulars online, I have today sent Shepway District Council's Planning Depertment the following email. I await their response with interest!

Sandgate Farmer's Market

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