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  • 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.

  • Sandgate Farmers and Makers Market Calendar 2019
    Article: Nov 22, 2018

    The Sandgate Farmers and Makers Market dates for 2019 have been set!

    As ever, markets will be on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month, from 10am-12.30pm at the Chichester Hall at 70 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate CT20 3BX.

    However for 2019 there will be NO market on Saturday 5th January to allow customers and stallholders time to recover from the Christmas festivities!

  • Princes Parade
    Article: Nov 9, 2018
    By Save Princes Parade in http://saveprincesparade.org/

    There is a Folkestone and Hythe District Council cabinet meeting being held on 12th December at 5pm where the Princes Parade business case will be discussed. The council have given notice that they intend to exclude the public for at least part of the meeting: the Save Princes Parade committee will be challenging that decision on your behalf.

Sandgate Farmer's Market

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