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  • 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.

  • Shepway District Council Sandgate Parking Consultation Notice on Granville Parade
    Article: May 11, 2016
    By Tim Prater in Objection to Sandgate CPZ Parking proposals emailed to traffic.orders@shepway.gov.uk

    I am writing to oppose the proposed revised parking and waiting restrictions in the 'Sandgate East Parking Zone'. My detailed reasons to do so are below.

    I am a resident of Sandgate, who both lives near to (but outside) the proposed parking zone and owns an office on Sandgate High Street from where my business is run. The proposed changes will significantly negatively impact on me both personally and professionally, as well as friends and neighbours locally.

  • Document: Apr 26, 2016
    33.88 KiB drawing or desktop publishing document

    Shepway District Council have started a consultation on proposals to introduce a Residents Parking Permit scheme in Castle Road, Granville Parade, Granville Road East, Granville Parade West, Lachlan Way, Lister Way and Parade Road.

    Download this objection form, complete and post your written objections directly to Shepway District Council (Parking orders), Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone CT20 2QY.

    Please ensure your email arrives before 4pm on 16th May 2016.

  • Shepway District Council Sandgate Parking Consultation Notice on Granville Parade
    Article: Apr 26, 2016

    Shepway District Council have started a consultation on proposals to introduce a Residents Parking Permit scheme in Castle Road, Granville Parade, Granville Road East, Granville Parade West, Lachlan Way, Lister Way and Parade Road.

    They are proposing to limit parking in these roads to two hours for non-permit holders. This restriction will be in place 8am-8pm EVERY day of the year including weekends and bank holidays. Only residents and businesses based in the roads named above will be able to get permits.

  • Sandgate Parish Council logo / arms
    Article: Apr 13, 2016

    The first Sandgate Music Festival will take place in June. The purpose of this event is to have a series of events across the whole of Sandgate that engages with people of all ages to provide an opportunity for the various venues to raise their commercial profile and to raise awareness and business potential for all Sandgate businesses.

  • Folkestone St Martins Primary School
    Article: Mar 26, 2016

    On 16 March, a few hours after the budget, I sent my resignation as Governor (and thus Chair of Governors) at Folkestone St Martin's to Headteacher Kate Love.

    I have enjoyed being a Governor at St Martin's for the last nine years and working with all Governors, staff and pupils. The school should be rightfully proud of their achievements over the last few years: not only is it an outstanding school in the way it looks after children, but OfSted in their most recent inspection, the Church in their most recent three "SIAMS" inspections and TT Education in designating the school a "Centre of Excellence" know it as well. Our results are excellent and improving, with a daily determination in school to help every child progress as far as they can.

  • Vandalised and abandoned car
    Article: Mar 8, 2016

    There have been a number of reports of possible abandoned vehicles around Folkestone & Sandgate.

    Since the abolition of the tax disc, it is now possible to check the details regarding on the tax and MOT of UK registered cars on the DVLA website at https://www.gov.uk/get-vehicle-information-from-dvla

  • 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.

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