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  • Article: Jul 30, 2015

    This Sunday 2nd August sees the Sandgate Rec Family Fun Day from 11am - 5pm: come along!

    Mums and dads bring a picnic and relax to the fabulous Electric Tortoise 60's R&R band and DJ music throughout the day whilst the kids enjoy the Bouncy Castles, Folkestone Owls, Circus Skills Demo & free Circus Skills sessions, Party Mascots, Bouncy Assault Courses, Pillow Bash, Fun Dog Competition, Ice Creams and Refreshments, Candy Floss, Tug O War for mums and dads, Street Dancer Demos, Boules Competition, Bungy Run, Clown Slide...

  • Granville Parade Parking blocking Maintenance Gangway
    Article: Jul 16, 2015

    Despite years of reports, requests, demands and cajoling by Sandgate Parish Council to Shepway District Council to help them stop parking on Granville Parade Maintenance Gangway, this is the scene today with parking completely spanning the gangway and making simply getting down the gangway impossible for some users.

  • Martello Tower 6 [Sandgate Escarpment] (Copyright Steve Popple and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.)
    Article: Jul 14, 2015
    By Tim Prater

    Speech to Development Control Committee speaking against Y11/0137/SH: Land Adjoining Sir John Moore Barracks, Military Road, Sandgate, Kent:

    "Outline application for the erection of 5 detached houses, including details of layout, scale and access, together with the change of use and conversion of Martello Tower 6 to a residential holiday let and Martello Tower 7 and adjacent underground water tank to a dwelling, together with associated access road and engineering works, parking, landscaping and ancillary outbuilding to serve Martello Tower 6."

  • Article: Jul 8, 2015
  • Police (Kent Police on Facebook)
    Article: Jul 7, 2015

    The next Kent Police Open Day is being held at the Kent Police Training School, Coverdale Avenue, Maidstone on Sunday 12 July 2015.

    This fun day is an opportunity to find out about the work Kent Police do across the county, watch their teams in action and test your skills at an array of activities.

    There is more information on the Kent Police website.

  • Martello Tower 6 [Sandgate Escarpment] (Copyright Steve Popple and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.)
    Article: Jul 6, 2015

    Shepway Council's Development Control Committee will be discussing the planning application to build five houses on Sandgate Escarpment (by Military Road) as an "enabling" development towards repairs to Sandgate Martello Towers 5 & 6 on Tuesday 14th July.

    The agenda and reports for the meeting are available online, and in the Officers report on the application is recommending approval of the application.

  • Article: Jul 6, 2015
    By Amanda Oates & Gaye Thomas, Sandgate Parish Clerks in Sandgate Parish Council email update - subscribe to get your own copy direct at http://tinyurl.com/kkhdltm

    It is with great sadness that I would like to inform you of the deaths of two local people: Jonathan Greenwall and Brian Goodchild.

    Jonathan was a parish councillor for several years and held the post of Chairman from May 2006 to 2007. His funeral will be held on Friday 17th July at 11am at St Paul's Church in Sandgate.

  • Apple Core (Photo courtesy http://www.free-photo-gallery.org/photos/red-apple-core/)
    Article: Jul 6, 2015

    Former Cambridge MP David Howarth and Liberal Democrat commentator Mark Pack have been taking a look at the evidence on what the Liberal Democrats need to do to recover from the May 2015 disaster.

    They've written a pamphlet setting out their solution, called "The 20% Strategy: Building a core vote for the Liberal Democrats", and, for what it's worth, I pretty much entirely agree with their analysis.

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