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  • Sandgate Farmers Market advert
    Article: Jan 17, 2019

    Please lend your support to the first Sandgate Farmers Market of 2019!

    The market will be at the Chichester Hall, Sandgate High Street from 10-12.30 this Saturday 19th January.

    There's a free to enter draw and a chance to win a £10 voucher to spend at the market, and we will be recording a 10 minute piece for the Dominic King Show on Radio Kent. Please come along!

  • Kent Police van and car (Editor5807 [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons)
    Article: Jan 17, 2019
    By Neighbourhood Watch Liaison Officer

    There have been a number of reports of telephone calls being made to members of the public by fraudsters pretending to be Police Officers. They have been asking for personal details, Bank Account details and PIN numbers. Some fraudulent transactions have then been made.

    Please be aware - Police officers will never call members of the public requesting financial details or for any payments over the telephone, via email or in person. All incidents must be reported to Kent Police.

  • BBC TV Licencing Scam Email page heading
    Article: Jan 10, 2019
    By KCC Trading Standards

    Be aware - there have been more than 5,000 reports about fake TV Licensing emails in the last 3 months.

    In December 2018 alone, 200 reports were made, with victims reporting a total loss of £233,455. The banks say they cannot reimburse customers who have mistakenly authorised payments to fraudsters.

  • Sir John Moore Statue, Glasgow
    Article: Jan 7, 2019
    By Chris Shaw, Chairman of the Shorncliffe Trust

    The Chairman and Trustees send best wishes to you for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2019 and invite you to join them at Sir John Moore's memorial on Sandgate Esplanade on Saturday, 19th January at 10.30am.

    The commemoration marks the 210th Anniversary of the Battle of Corunna and the death of Sir John Moore. Following the commemoration, you are invited to join us for refreshments at the Gurkha Visitor Centre, Sir John Moore Barracks, Shorncliffe, Folkestone CT20 3HJ. Our thanks are sent to Major Shuresh Thapa of the First Battalion of the Royal Gurkha Rifles for his kind hospitality.

    Here is a brief update on our forthcoming activity:

    Join our 2019 Heritage Tour Programme
    Our guided heritage tour of The Somme on 16th March 2019 concentrates on the Arras area in France, which suffered huge casualties in WW1. We visit the Vimy Memorial and other places of interest include the Wellington Tunnels amongst a full day planned for you. Booking can be made here on our website

    On July 7th; our WWII tour takes in Dunkirk and its Beaches. Visiting the Forts, Museums and Memorials along the Northern French coast, close to the border with Belgium; our guide will provide a most informative and memorable day. Bookings can be made again through our website here

    Bookings for our 3-day tour to Normandy have now closed. If you wish to be placed on our reserve list, please email to register interest.

    The redevelopment of Shorncliffe Garrison continues and the first of the retained buildings, the Sir John Moore Library, is now on the market for sale. The Trust is looking at ways to secure funding and support for its purchase to enable the journey of education about Shorncliffe, its history and its people to continue. Details of how you can help through such things as our Friends Scheme, can be found here.

    Please don't hesitate to contact us regarding any aspect of our work or fundraising projects. We can only deliver our aspirations to create a Heritage and Education Centre at Shorncliffe and continue with our education programme with your continued support.

  • Article: Nov 27, 2018
    By Kent Police

    Detectives investigating the attempted theft of a cash machine in Seabrook, Hythe are appealing for witnesses.

    The incident is reported to have taken place at Hythe Service Station, Seabrook Road, Hythe, at 3.19am on Monday 26 November 2018.

    Two men wearing masks were seen trying to remove the ATM from the service station. They left in a white pick-up truck which was being driven by a third man. The vehicle headed towards Hythe.

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