Sandgate Planter Sponsors: Sandgate Trading

Sandgate Parish Council would like to thank the sponsors of our planters throughout Sandgate which make a big contribution the the look of the area. Sandgate Trading sponsored the boat display on the Esplanade and also one of the rectangular planters. Pictures of other sponsored planters will follow!

“Barrow of Booze” 2017 Winner drawn

Many thanks to all those that took part in the Sandgate Sea Festival “Barrow of Booze” draw, sponsored this year by Alpaca Annie. The draw has raised over £400 this year for the RNLI. The lucky ticket was number 31: congratulations to the winner who has been notified.

In Remembrance and Celebration of Linda René-Martin

Sandgate Parish Council were hugely sad to hear of the passing of Linda René-Martin on 17th August. Linda was a huge part of Sandgate for over 50 years, from being a founding member of the Sandgate Society to fighting against inappropriate local development and writing two books about the village. Details will be published soon […]

War Memorial Planter Vandalism Slammed

“Mindless vandalism” – that’s the reaction from local residents this morning after one of the planters by Sandgate’s War Memorial was ruined overnight. The Parish Council arranges planting of troughs, hanging baskets and even boats throughout the area over the summer, with some displays sponsored by local businesses and organisations keen to ensure Sandgate is […]

Sandgate Sea and Food Festival 2017 – It’s almost here!

SATURDAY 26th AUGUST Granville Parade 19:00 – 22:00 A spectacular firework display sponsored by the ROGER DE HAAN CHARITABLE TRUST at approximately 9pm. Live music, food outlets, Folkestone Party Mascots and flashing wands will be on offer throughout the evening. SUNDAY 27th AUGUST Granville Parade 11:00 – 17:00 Entertainment for all ages including numerous stalls, […]

Re: Cabinet report C/17/19 – Parking proposals for Princes Parade, Hythe and Sandgate Esplanade

To: Alistair Stewart, Chief Executive, Shepway District Council Dear Alistair, Sandgate Parish Council considered the above report at its meeting last night and agreed the following comments unanimously, which the Parish Council would appreciate if it was made available to the Cabinet before its meeting: The Parish Council was not consulted or even informed prior […]