Sandgate Woods and Martello Towers

Sandgate Parish Council was advised yesterday (4th September) that the vendor of this site had sold the property to another buyer at a significantly higher price and was therefore withdrawing from the sale to the Parish Council. This is despite written commitments to cease marketing the site after the sale to the Parish Council had […]

Kent County Council: A259 Sandgate Esplanade, Sandgate (Prohibition Of Waiting) Temporary Order 2018

To allow various telecoms cabling and ducting works to be safely carried out, Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit parking on part of A259 Sandgate Esplanade, Sandgate, near Folkestone. Waiting and loading will be prohibited at all times on both sides of Sandgate Esplanade between the junctions with Castle Bay and […]

Barrow of Booze 2018

The winning ticket for the Sandgate Sea Festival “Barrow of Booze” sponsored by Alpaca Annie is…
We’re delighted the winning owner has already been to see us and the barrow will shortly be wheeled away!

Sandgate – Sandgate School Twinning

As part of our twinning activity with Sangatte France, Sandgate Parish Council have proposed and supported exchange activities between the Folkestone School for Girls and College Louis Bleriot, Sangatte which have been deemed a success by pupils and staff alike at the respective schools. Further activities such as music and drama exchanges are being planned […]

Sandgate Park Family Fun Day – Sunday 5th August

SUNDAY 5th AUGUST 2018 SANDGATE PARK on Military Road Mums and Dads bring a picnic and relax to the fabulous live sounds of Electric Tortoise plus DJ music all day whilst the kids enjoy the Bouncy Castles, Folkestone Owls, Circus Skills Demo and free Circus Skills sessions, Party Mascots, Vintage Marsh Amusements, Bouncy Assault Course, Pillow […]

Noise Nuisance Reporting

We’ve had some reports of noise nuisance reported to us recently. During the summer months it’s clearly likely people will be outside more and enjoying the weather: we hope everyone has a good time but ensures they don’t disturb their neighbours especially later in the evening. Folkestone and Hythe District Council are responsible for helping […]

Taylor Wimpey Shorncliffe Garrison Public Exhibition

Taylor Wimpey began acquiring the Ministry of Defence Shorncliffe Garrison site in 2015. Outline planning permission for a residential development of up to 1,200 homes with a nature conservation area, improved recreation facilities and a new primary school on this site was granted by Shepway District Council, now Folkestone and Hythe District Council, in December […]

Right of Way Improvement Plan 2018 – 2028: Public Consultation

The Kent County Council draft Rights of Way Improvement Plan details how they will develop the public rights of way network in Kent over the next 10 years. They want to hear your views to ensure that the draft plan will meet the needs and expectations of Kent residents. The consultation runs from 20 June […]

Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor

Due to the resignation of Kurt Stephens a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Sandgate Parish Council.

Sandgate Parish Council Annual Return 2017-18

Sandgate Parish Council is defined as a “smaller authority” for the purposes of publication of its annual accounts and statements. The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 require that: 1. The accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, […]