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 […]

The “Solarium”: cleared and ready for Sun!

A number of local residents had raised with us that the “Solarium” area (by the Sir John Moore statue / start of Sandgate Esplanade) was full of shingle and inaccessible. We’ve raised this with Folkestone and Hythe District Council, and are delighted to say that they have now cleared the area and is pictured today, […]

Sandgate Parish Council Annual Return 2018-19

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, […]

Sandgate Bathing Water Quality: Excellent

After the most recent tests a week ago, Sandgate Beach bathing water quality still remains excellent. We have a page on this site that includes the most recent results from the regular Environment Agency testing. Samples are taken weekly between May 1st and Sep 30th. Bathing Water Quality

June 2019 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 […]

Sandgate Flower Displays: Late Blooming but Not Forgotten

The flower displays will be delayed this year because the plants have not matured sufficiently. This is as a result of weather in April and May being cold at times. The colourful displays should be in place between 7-10 June. The Parish Council is disappointed with this news, as we are sure are residents, but […]

Sponsorship of planters

Sandgate Parish Council is going to repeat the successful sponsorship of the planters within the Parish Council area as follows: The six rectangular planters located on the seafront are available for sponsorship at £50 for the summer season (late May to September); The circular planter outside the Ship Inn is available for sponsorship at £100 […]