Winner of the Sandgate Sea Festival’s Alpaca Annie’s Barrow of Booze

Joe & Karen were the lucky winners with ticket number 31. They have been Sandgate Residents for 17 years. “My wife was really happy to get her wheelbarrow. I was not too upset to have to deal with all of those bottles!” said Joe. The Wheelbarrow of Booze raised £400.00 for the RNLI.

Sandgate Planter Sponsors: Acula Creations Ltd

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. Acula Creations sponsored the planter by The Ship that has been recently refurbished by the Sandgate Society. Acula also pride themselves on their themed window displays throughout the year in […]

Sandgate Planter Sponsors: Harmer and Sons

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. Harmer and Sons sponsored two rectangular planters by the Sir John Moore Memorial on Sandgate Esplanade. The Parish Council would also like to thank the team at Harmer and Sons […]

Red Ensign to be Flown

Sandgate Parish Council will be flying the Red Ensign from the flagpole on the Village Green over this weekend in honour of Merchant Navy Day on Sunday 3rd September. Since the start of this century, 3rd September has been the UK’s designated Merchant Navy day. The UK’s prosperity has of course been dependent on the […]

Sandgate Planter Sponsors: Sandgate Society

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. The Sandgate Society both sponsored planters at the Sandgate War Memorial and the one pictured at the Sir John Moore Memorial and also paid to refurbish a long unused planter […]

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 […]