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  • Sandgate Library and Parish Council building
    Article: Jun 13, 2019

    Kent County Council have closed Folkestone Library on Grace Hill due to the impact of water leaks at Folkestone Library on the fabric of the building and central electrics.

    They had been advised by KCC Infrastructure and Gen2 to close the building given the deterioration of the situation and a forecast of more bad weather this week. They will issue an update when they have more information on a re-opening.

  • HMRC Scam email
    Article: Jun 12, 2019

    Kent County Council Public Protection are continuing to see an increase in reports on HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) scams as well as changes to how they can trick you.

    To help you identify scams this is an example:

    How the scam works:

    • You receive an email that looks as if it is from HMRC
    • Fraudsters may "spoof" a genuine email address or change the 'display name' to make it appear genuine
    • You are told you are due a refund
    • You are given a deadline to apply
    • You are directed to click on a link in the email
  • Red Arrows 2013
    Article: Jun 5, 2019

    Sunday 30th June 2019 11am - 8pm
    THE LEAS BANDSTAND, ARENA AREA & THE LEAS, CT20 2XL

    Folkestone Town Council are proud and thrilled to announce that our 11th annual Armed Forces Community Fun Day will this year include an exhilarating air display from the Red Arrows. Flying displays will also include parachute regiments and memorial aircraft, which are still to be announced.

  • Tim Prater and Gary Fuller
    Event: Jul 6, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sandgate Farmers Market, Chichester Hall, 70 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AR

    As part of their commitment to listening to and working with local residents, Tim Prater and Gary Fuller, the new Lib Dem District Councillors for Sandgate and West Folkestone, will be holding regular drop-in advice surgeries in the ward each month.

    No need for an appointment - just turn up to discuss any issue you would like our help with. The surgeries are in a public place: if you'd prefer to speak to Tim or Gary one-to-one then please contact them directly and we can set up a personal meeting with you.

    The surgeries will be held:

    • The first Saturday of each month (2019: 1st June, 6th July, 3rd August, 7th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 7th December) from 11-12.30pm in the cafe at Sandgate Farmers Market in the Chichester Hall, 70 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AR
    • The third Tuesday of each month (2019: 21st May, 18th June, 16th July, 20th August, 17th September, 15th October, 19th November, 17th December) from 5-6pm in Sandgate Library, James Morris Court, Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3RR

    Alternatively, contact Tim or Gary directly by email or phone. If you call and don't get through, please do leave a message and we'll call you back!

  • Cleaned up / tidy waste bin
    Article: May 27, 2019

    It just takes a little care and attention to keep our area looking nice, but without it, things go downhill fast.

    It seems that Folkestone and Hythe District Council / Veolia haven't emptied or cleaned up around the bin in Wilberforce Road Car Park in Sandgate for weeks and weeks, and it really showed. It was pretty disgusting!

Sandgate Farmer's Market

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