Sandgate Farmers and Makers Market 2019

Please lend your support to the first Sandgate Farmers Market of 2019! The market will be at the Chichester Hall, Sandgate High Street from 10-12.30 this Saturday 19th January. There’s a free to enter draw and a chance to win a £10 voucher to spend at the market, and we will be recording a 10 minute […]

Bogus Police Officer Phone Calls

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There have been a number of reports of telephone calls being made to members of the public by fraudsters pretending to be Police Officers. They have been asking for personal details, Bank Account details and PIN numbers. Some fraudulent transactions have then been made. Please be aware – Police officers will never call members of […]

Have Your Say on the Updated Sandgate Design Statement

Residents are invited to have their say on a document setting out the unique character of Sandgate and how it can be preserved for future generations. Members of Sandgate Parish Council have worked with residents, businesses and local groups to update the Sandgate Design Statement, used by Folkestone & Hythe District Council when deciding planning […]

Sandgate Library Christmas 2018 Opening Hours

During the Christmas period Sandgate Library will be open on a number of days. It’s a great time of year to get lost in a book! If you are not a member already, why not pop in and join – its FREE! Christmas Eve: Closed Christmas Day: Closed Boxing Day: Closed 27th December: Open 9am […]

Christmas Shop Window Competition

The Winner of the Sandgate Christmas Shop Window Competition was Fabulous Nellies. With special mention of Joint Runners Up – Pareglio Ayres and Acula Creations. Highly Commended – The Dog House and The Hoard Gallery. Sandgate Parish Council are very grateful to all who took part.

Christmas Craft Club – Friday 21st December

Christmas Tree

On Friday 21st December in Sandgate Library 10.00-12.00, there will be a Christmas Craft Club for children of all ages. There will also be singing  for the very small children. We hope to welcome you on Friday 21st. All children to be accompanied by an adult.

Renewed Flu Jab Calls for High Risk Groups

Health experts across Kent and Medway are urging those most at risk from flu to protect themselves and their families by taking up the offer of a free flu jab. The latest statistics for England and the South East region show that excess winter deaths reached a record high last year* and the Office for […]

Save yourself from becoming the Christmas Grinch

With Christmas preparations underway across Kent and Medway, Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) has launched its festive safety campaign that calls on parents to be smart about safety and to avoid becoming the ‘Grinch’ who stole Christmas. KFRS has released a new safety film in the theme of the classic Dr Seuss book and […]

December 2018 Food Bin

Sandgate Parish Council are delighted to support the work of the Folkestone Rainbow Centre by hosting a Food Bin at Sandgate Library. Any items that the Sandgate community collect will be received by the Rainbow Centre team at their warehouse prior to being sent out to their Distribution Centres, Foodstop and the Winter Shelter. Help feed local […]