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  • Rugby Stadium
    Article: May 25, 2015

    There is another opportunity to buy Rugby World Cup 2015 match tickets on Thursday, with around 100,000 additional tickets set to go on sale at 10.00am BST on May 28.

    Around 100,000 tickets will go on sale next week, in addition to the 30,000 tickets currently on general sale, with matches available across all 13 venues and for all 20 teams. A range of price categories will be available, with a significant quantity of tickets at categories C and D, providing fans with another opportunity to watch their team in action.

  • Sandgate War Memorial / Enbrook Park wall - power cupboards
    Article: May 23, 2015

    Three decommissioned power cupboard doors in the wall of Enbrook Park on Sandgate High Street near the War Memorial have been refurbished by Saga who own the wall.

    The doors had previously been falling off and unkempt: after they were reported to Saga by Sandgate Parish Council the doors had emergency repairs to keep them in place, and in the last few days have now been refurbished and painted.

  • Southeastern train (Chris McKenna)
    Article: May 22, 2015

    From Southeastern:

    "Major engineering work will be taking place over the late May Bank Holiday weekend, from 23 - 25 May, as part of the Thameslink Programme and to improve the signalling equipment in East Kent, resulting in significant changes to Southeastern services."

    By "significant changes" they mean:

  • Scaffolding
    Article: May 22, 2015

    Following the earthquake this morning, KCC Trading Standards is warning Kent residents to be aware of rogue traders who might try to exploit the situation by cold calling at your door and offering to do unnecessary repair work.

    Say No to Rogue Traders!

    If you require work done to your home get a number of quotes. Use a reputable company who has been recommended by family or friends or use an approved trader via Checkatrade, where you will find traders that have the Kent County Council Trading Standards Approved badge.

  • Article: May 21, 2015

    From the Folkestone & Hythe Express: A hole has opened up in the middle of a road in Sandgate. Police were called shortly after 3pm to a report "a void in the road" on Military Road about a foot deep near the Military Road Recreation Ground.

    The road has been closed while officers assist with traffic control at the junction with Bybrook Way.

  • Sandgate path running from Chichester Hall towards Sandgate Recreation Ground
    Article: May 21, 2015

    A local resident, Rosemary Sanders, is hoping to 'claim' a path in Sandgate as a designated Public Right of Way for all Sandgate residents and other members of the public. She has the support of Sandgate Parish Council but she needs help from other local residents to complete statements that they have used this path.

  • Sandgate beach cleaner Marie Smith and Sandgate Parish Council Chairman Robert Bliss
    Article: May 21, 2015

    Sandgate Parish Council is very proud to announce that Marie Smith, who cleans the beach and promenade in Sandgate, has been awarded a Kent Association of Local Council (KALC) Community Award.

    The success of being awarded Keep Britain Tidy's Seaside Award in 2013, 2014 and as announced yesterday 2015 too, is in part the result of the tireless work of Marie. Every summer season, she diligently keeps the beach and the walkway clean and tidy and is a great ambassador for the village. She is always smiling whatever the weather and has won the hearts of Sandgate residents with her dedication to her role.

  • Between the Storms flyer
    Article: May 18, 2015

    Pavement Pounders CIC present a FREE "walk and talk" from Folkestone Town Hall on 23rd May 2015 starting at 2pm.

    The talk and walk are part of the "Between the Storms" project, exploring the heritage of Folkestone as a cross-channel port. Pavement Pounder CIC begun the project in April 2014, and it runs until the end of 2015. They are collecting memories of Folkestone's time as a cross-channel port, with the collection including spoken memories, writings, images and videos. The talk will include sound bites from oral history internviews and old photos and will be followed by a guided walk around the harbour.

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