Sandgate Beach Wins Seaside Award 2017

Keep Britain Tidy has announced the winners of 68 Blue Flags and 117 Seaside Awards across England – and Sandgate Beach has won a Seaside Award for the fifth year running. The awards are the quality marks for our beaches and mean those visiting them can be sure that they are clean, safe and meet […]

A259 New Zebra Crossing consultation

Kent County Council is proposing to install a new Zebra Crossing on the A259 Sandgate Esplanade, Sandgate outside Hylands to help pedestrians cross the road between Brewers Hill and the seaside.

Knit and Knatter at Sandgate Library

Are you a keen knitter, or keen to start? Want to get together with others? Sandgate Knit and Knatter may be for you! The latest project that the Sandgate Knit and Knatter group are working on is knitting for chickens – http://www.boredpanda.com/knits-tiny-chicken-jumpers-battery-hens-nicola-congdon-cornwall/ A regular Knit and Natter group meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays […]

Folkestone Rowing Club Regatta – 22 April

Folkestone Rowing Club are holding a regatta on Saturday 22nd April, rowing from 10.30am with other clubs from around the Kent coast and Sussex visiting. Their Granville Parade clubhouse will be open to non-members all day, with refreshments and BBQ, and Ben Milbury (a four-piece band covering a mixture of soul, pop and reggae from […]

Sponsorship of Village Planters

There are eight planters in Sandgate Village.  The Parish Council is seeking sponsorship for each of these planters.  The locations of these planters are: the rowing boat at the western entrance to the village on Sandgate Esplanade; six rectangular planters by the Sir John Moore Memorial; and a circular planter outside the Ship Inn. Images […]

Easter Children’s Craft Club

There will be a Craft Club taking place in Sandgate Parish Council Library on Thursday 13th April 10.00am-12.00. This time the theme is Easter. Children of all ages are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult. Squash and biscuits will be available for the children and tea and coffee for the adults.

Naming the Rec – What’s In A Name? Your Vote – You Decide

Thank you for all the suggestions which have come from many people drawing upon diverse inspirations including famous ex-residents, location, history and even a previous park keeper. The list has been moderated to produce a manageable list (including the current name Military Road Recreation Ground) for a vote as follows:- Hilly Fields hillyfields@votebyemail.co.uk Jacques Park jacques@votebyemail.co.uk Martello […]

Calling Sandgate’s Budding Authors

The Sandgate Creative Writers Group (which meets in the Library on the second Thursday of the month), would like all creative authors and poets to enter the Creative Writer’s Competition. If you would like a chance to be included in the club’s booklet in August this year and have your work displayed on Writer’s Page in the library, please submit […]