Sandgate in Bloom 2019: Encore!

Big congratulations to Jackie’s “Encore” on Sandgate High Street for winning the inaugural “Sandgate in Bloom” competition this year. Jackie is pictured receiving her certificate and prize from Sandgate Chairman Robert Bliss at the Sandgate Parish Council meeting on 17th September.

Sandgate Parish Council Deputy Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Sandgate Parish Council is a thriving and innovative parish council providing a range of services including a branch library, a large park, a refreshment kiosk and public toilets, as well as the usual public amenities of flower displays and events. The Parish Council is seeking to appoint a Deputy Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer. The […]

The Kent County Council (Footpath HF69 at Sandgate) Definitive Map Modification Order 2019

Sandgate Parish Council is pleased to report that the attached footpath (from The Undercliff near Sandgate High Street to Military Road) has been finally confirmed and recognised as a public right of way / footpath. This was only possible because of the weight of opinion and the many submissions made by local people and the […]

Sandgate in Bloom 2019: The Results!

Sandgate Parish Council have launched a “Sandgate in Bloom” competition, seeking to acknowledge those businesses that are doing so much to brighten our village during the summer with their floral displays. A guest “mystery shopper” was around the village and Golden Valley last week, and the results of the 2019 jury are now in! And, […]

Sandgate in Bloom 2019

It’s great to see the efforts of businesses through Sandgate put into making their shop fronts look seasonally floral during the summer, adding to the Parish Council displays of planters and baskets throughout the village. Following up on the suggestion of local residents, we’re delighted to announce that there will be a “Sandgate in Bloom” […]

Drivers Targeted With Fake Fines

Action Fraud have received an increase in reports and intelligence where elderly victims are being targeted by individuals purporting to be police officers or traffic wardens. The victims are being approached whilst parked in a car park and are told by the suspect that they have parked illegally or broken a speed limit and a […]

Keep Safe This Summer

Now that the summer months are upon us we have been asked by Kent Police to remind everyone not to leave back/garden doors open and unattended, as this could provide an opportunity for thieves to gain access to your property. It is also advisable to keep handbags and keys out of sight from doors or […]

Notice of review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations

Folkestone & Hythe District Council is conducting a review of the polling districts, polling places and polling stations that fall in the Folkestone & Hythe Parliamentary constituency. In accordance with The Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places (Parliamentary Elections) Regulations 2006, the Acting Returning Officer will be invited to make a statement on the […]

Sandgate Beach: Dog Free

Sandgate Beach is a dog-free zone from Sandgate Castle to the Seabrook BP (formerly Murco) garage at the far end of the Esplanade from 1st May and 30 September every year. Outside these areas (from Sandgate Castle to Mermaid’s Beach, and the length of Princes Parade) dogs are welcome on the beach, although it remains […]