Sandgate Parish Council Action Plan

The Sandgate Parish Council Action Plan 2015-2018 has been reviewed and updated to check on progress. You can find a copy of the reviewed and updated plan at  

New books in Sandgate Library

Sandgate Library has lots of new books courtesy of Sandgate Parish Council! A financial contribution from the Parish Council has resulted in a selection of new books chosen by Sandgate’s librarian being added to the library collection. These books are for the use of local residents / Sandgate Library users and are non-reservable by other […]

Shepway Council Notification: Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 and Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012

I write to advise you of the publication of the Places and Policies Local Plan Submission Draft for public consultation. This is the final consultation before the Plan is considered by an independent Planning Inspector at the Examination in Public. The purpose of The Plan, supported by an up to date evidence base, is to […]

Margaret Turnill

Graham Turnill would like to welcome local resident who wishes to attend his mother’s funeral to be held on Thursday 15th February at 2pm at Barham Crematorium.

Storms, Power Cuts and What To Do: an Update from UK Power Networks

You may have seen that bad weather is on the way and we are likely to see high winds in some areas this evening through to tomorrow morning. Our electricity network is built to be resilient but extreme weather can damage overhead power lines resulting in some customers losing their electricity supply.  Where this happens […]

In Memory of Peter Heselden

Many of us were shocked and saddened to hear of the death of well known and respected resident, and driving force of the Tower Theatre, Peter Heselden in December. There will be a celebration of Peter’s life at the Tower Theatre on Monday 8 January 2018 at 17.30 following a private family service.

Annual Commemoration for Sir John Moore

The Chairman and Trustees of the Shorncliffe Trust cordially invite you to the annual commemoration for Sir John Moore taking place at his Memorial on Sandgate Esplanade on Saturday, 13th January 2018 at: 09.45am.

Chairman’s award for the most festive shop front in Sandgate High Street 2017

Sandgate Parish Council have been greatly impressed by the efforts of the shop owners in the parish in decorating their premises. This has made Sandgate a truly lovely place to shop, walk and drive through. On this year only Cllr Robert Bliss, Chairman of Sandgate Parish Council decided to personally award a prize for the […]

Kent County Council Notice: English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) Bulk Renewals March 2018

The English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS – also known as the older persons bus pass) is a statutory national scheme providing free bus travel for individuals of a pensionable age or some pass holders who qualify on the basis of disability. There are approximately 290,000 pass holders across the County. The scheme is managed […]

New Television Programme hoping to speak to Grandparents

A television company called Shiver Productions are developing a new television programme for a major broadcaster. They are looking for vibrant, fun and outgoing grandparents who want to spend more time with their adult grandchildren (who must be 18 plus). With a lot of grandparents reportedly only seeing their grandchildren on average twice a year, […]