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Street Works

Published: 19 Feb 24

Please note this is now a now 24/7 closure. Openreach - Temporary Road Closure - Honey Wood Lane, Newchurch - 19th February 2024 (Folkestone and Hythe District) Due to works planned to be undertaken by Openreach, It will be necessary to close part of Honey Wood Lane, Newchurch, from 19th February 2024 with estimated completion by 23rd February 2024. Honey Wood Lane, Newchurch, will be closed between the junctions of Newchurch Road and Frogmore Lane, between the hours of 09:30 and 15:30 only. To the extent indicated by signs and barriers on site. The alternative route for any Eastbound through traffic is via Honey Wood Lane, From Newchurch To Junction With Newchurch Road Bilsington And Hony Wood Lane and From Newchurch To Newchurch Town Boundary. The alternative route for any Westbound through traffic is via Newchurch Road, B2067 Bonnington Road and Frogmore Lane. Pedestrian access will be maintained during the works. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

ROMNEY MARSH COMMUNITY HUB

Published: 14 Feb 24

Update from the Romney Marsh Community Hub March 2024 - We have new events and classes for March, plus some forward dates for April 2024. Fie further information please click on the title. Read More...

ROMNEY MARSH COMMUNITY HUB

Published: 14 Feb 24

DIABETES PEER SUPPORT GROUP _ FREE - Diabetic Peer Support Group Meeting Last Wednesday of every month 1.30pm to 3.30pm. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

LYDD CLUB DAY

Published: 14 Feb 24

Lydd Club Day Queen & Court Selection - Sunday 17th March 2024 at The Royal Oak, Lydd. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 12 Feb 24

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL - SALTERS LANE, BROOKLAND - TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF DRIVING - Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 - Section 14 (2) - Kent County Council gives notice that Salters Lane, Brookland will be closed to through traffic, on or after 13th February 2024 for up to 3 days. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT POLICE

Published: 12 Feb 24

ROMNEY MARSH - Newsletter February 2024 For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 8 Feb 24

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL - KENNARDS LANE, BROOKLAND- TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF DRIVING -Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 – Section 14 (2) - Emergency Road Closure - Kennards Lane, Brookland - 8th February 2024 (Folkestone & Hythe) It has been necessary to close Kennards Lane, Brookland from 8th February 2024 for up to 21 days. The road has been closed at Kennards Lane, Brookland. The alternative route is via Brack Lane, Beckett Road, Harvey Road and King Street. This is to enable carriageway damage repairs to be carried out by Kent County Council. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

Southern Water

Published: 1 Feb 24

SOUTHERN WATER - Temporary Road Closure - A259 Lydd Road, New Romney - 26th March 2024 (Folkestone and Hythe District) Due to works planned to be undertaken by Southern Water, It will be necessary to close part of A259 Lydd Road, New Romney, from 26th March 2024 with estimated completion by 27th March 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

STREETWORKS-KENT

Published: 1 Feb 24

SGN - Temporary Road Closure - The Parade & Coast Drive, Greatstone - 8th April 2024 (Folkestone and Hythe District) Due to works planned to be undertaken by SGN, It will be necessary to close in 2 phases part of The Parade & Coast Drive, Greatstone, from 8th April 2024 with estimated completion by 26th July 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT POLICE

Published: 31 Jan 24

KENT POLICE - LOCAL ENGAGEMENT MEETING - FEBRUARY 28TH 2024 - 6.30PM TO 8.30PM The meeting will be held in Lydd Town Hall, Guild Hall, 13 High Street, Lydd, TN29 9AF. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 29 Jan 24

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL - CHURCH APPROACH, NEW ROMNWY - TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF DRIVING- Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 - Section 14 (2) - Kent County Council gives notice that Church Approach, New Romney will be closed to through traffic, on or after the 30th January for up to 1 day. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT

Published: 25 Jan 24

Temporary 20mph and 40mph Speed Limits - Various Roads, Dover, Folkestone & Hythe and Thanet - from 4th March 2024 for up to 18 months. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 25 Jan 24

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL - TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE - CHURCH RIOAD, NEW ROMNEY - 28TH MARCH 2024 (FOLKESTONE & HYTHE DISTRICT) - Due to works planned to be undertaken by Kent County Council, it will be necessary to close part of Church Road, New Romney, from 28th March 2024 with estimated completion by 28th March 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 25 Jan 24

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES - DOVER, FOLKESTONE & HYTHE AND THANET - FROM 4TH MARCH 2024 FOR UP TO 18 MONTHS. Because of a program of carriageway patching and preservation works, Kent County Council has made an Order prohibiting through traffic on various roads, Dover, Folkestone & Hythe and Thanet, as per the attached schedule. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

SOUTH EAST WATER

Published: 25 Jan 24

South East Water - Temporary Road Closure - Tillery Lane, Brookland - 25th March 2024 (Folkestone & Hythe District) - Due to works planned to be undertaken by South East Water, it will be necessary to close part of Tillery Lane, Brookland, from 25th March 2024 with estimated completion by 29th March 2024. For further information please click on the title Read More...

STREETWORKS-KENT

Published: 22 Jan 24

WENHAMS LANE, OLD ROMNEY - Please note – The below works for Wenhams Lane, Old Romney, have been postponed. Works will be carried out from 19th March 2024, with estimated completion by 28th May 2024. Kent County Council - Temporary Road Closure - Wenhams Lane, Old Romney - 13th November 2023 (Folkestone and Hythe District) Due to works planned to be undertaken by Kent County Council, It will be necessary to close part of Wenhams Lane, Old Romney, from 13th November 2023 with estimated completion by 4th February 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

ROMNEY MARSH COMMUNITY HUB

Published: 11 Jan 24

What's on at the Romney Marsh Community Hub - Update from the Romney Marsh Community Hub for February and March 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT POLICE

Published: 11 Jan 24

KENT POLICE - Romney Marsh Newsletter January 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

NATIONAL HIGHWAYS

Published: 8 Jan 24

NATIONAL HIGHWAYS - A259 Brenzett to Rye resurfacing update - A259 Brenzett to Rye - overnight closures resurfacing update - Following feedback from the local community, we decided to move our final phase of resurfacing on the A259 between Brenzett and Rye to the new year. This means we'll soon be returning to finish essential work. The work will restart on the evening of Monday 22nd January 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

STREETWORKS-KENT

Published: 3 Jan 24

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd- Temporary Road Closure - Narrowbush Lane, Brookland - 7th February 2024 (Folkestone and Hythe District) - Due to works planned to be undertaken by Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd, it will be necessary to close part of Narrowbush Lane, Brookland from the 7th February 2024 with estimated completion by 8th February 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

CARM

Published: 14 Dec 23

CARM - This Christmas could you give the GIFT OF FRIENDSHIP? - For further information please click on the title., Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 11 Dec 23

KEWNT COUNTY COUNCIL - Temporary Road Closure - Derville Road, Greatstone - 11th December 2023 (*Folkestone and Hythe Disitrict). NEW START DATE 8TH JANUARY 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

ROMNEY MARSH COMMUNITY HUB

Published: 11 Dec 23

Romney Marsh Community Hub are hosting a Warm Welcome Space - Monday to Friday from 9am to 3.00pm until the 29th March 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

DOMESTIC ABUSE

Published: 8 Nov 23

DOMESTIC ABUSE - Domestic Abuse can happen to anyone - GET HELP - For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 3 Oct 23

Kent County Council - Temporary Road Closure - Derville Road, Greatstone from the 11th December 2023 (Folkestone and Hythe District) to the 3rd March 2024. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

CARM

Published: 31 Aug 23

CARM - supporting older people in rural areas. - CARM is carrying out a survey about services and activities in later life to combat loneliness and social isolation. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

SOUTH EAST WATER

Published: 25 Jun 23

SOUTH EAST WATER - Letter from David Hinton - Chief Executive Officer - regarding drinking water supply shortages in Kent and Sussex, providing an update on the situation. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT POLICE

Published: 14 Jun 23

This is a special "rural" edition of our newsletter. The PCC has recently been meeting with MPs, local councillors and farmers, to discuss rural crime around the country. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

CARM

Published: 5 Apr 23

carm - We need volunteer befrienders could you help? For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 16 Mar 23

NEWS RELEASE - FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE COUNCIL BUDGET AGREED. Councillors have agreed a wide-ranging programme of investment for the next year. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

THE ELECTORIAL COMMISSION

Published: 16 Mar 23

THE ELECTORIAL COMMISSION - You now need photo id to vote at a polling station. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 6 Mar 23

VOTER ID REQUIREMENT - From 4th May 2023, voters in England will need to show photo ID to vote at polling stations in some elections. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL - PUBLIC PROTECTION

Published: 6 Mar 23

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL - PUBLIC PROTECTION Keep Kent Safe latest alerts. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 22 Feb 23

NEWS RELEASE - MYACCOUNT USAGE ON THE UP - An incredible 35,000 residents have now registered with Folkestone and Hythe District Council's MyAccount service. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 1 Feb 23

Is your bus pass expiring in March 2023? For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 1 Feb 23

NEWS RELEASE - Work on charging points completed - All district's new 103 charging points for electric vehicles (EV) are now up and running. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 11 Jan 23

NEWS RELEASE - COMMUNITY QUESTIONS INVITED ABOUT TEMPORARY ASYLUM ACCOMMODATION ACROSS THE DISTRICT. for further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 30 Nov 22

INSTANT ACCESS HELPS SHOPPERS STAY LOCAL - Supporting local shops and businesses has never been easier with the launch of a new digital marketplace in the Folkestone and Hythe district. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 28 Sep 22

TAXI FARE CHANGES AGREED FOLLOWING CONSULTATION - The first changes to licenced taxi fares in Folkestone & Hythe for a decade have been agreed by councillors. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 14 Sep 22

NEWS RELEASE - COST OF LIVING SUMMIT AGREED. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 7 Sep 22

ALERT - RESIDENTS TARGETED BY CITIZENS ADVICE CALL SCAM. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 22 Aug 22

MORE MONEY TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE - Older residents facing financial hardship could now be eligible to get more help from Folkestone and Hythe District Council. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 22 Aug 22

CONTACTLESS PAYMENT FOR PARKING - Contactless payment is now up and running in car parks across the Folkestone & Hythe District. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 18 Jul 22

LATEST SCAM ALERTS - Please click on the title for further information. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 18 Jul 22

TAKE FIVE TO KEEP YOUR DETAILS UP TO DATE - Residents in Folkestone and Hythe are being urged to check their details on the electoral register are correct to ensure they do not lose their voice on decisions that affect them. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE

Published: 20 Jun 22

Be a FireStopper - Call 0800 169 558. 100% Anonymous. Always. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 20 Jun 22

A NEW WELCOME TO FOLKESTONE - Creating a sustainable, attractive and welcoming gateway to Folkestone town centre by moving the bus station and replacing it with a green park is at the heart of a £19.8 million funding bid to be made to central government. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 15 Jun 22

SCAM ALERT - Residents in East Kent targeted by Courier Fraudsters. Kent Police report residents in Ramsgate have been targeted by fraudsters pretending to be Police Officers. All Kent residents need to be aware of this crime. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 30 May 22

Kent Connect to Support- supporting you to live well in Kent. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 11 May 22

MORE WAYS TO PAY FOR PARKING - Folkestone & Hythe residents and visitors will soon have a greater choice when it comes to paying for parking. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 4 May 22

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL - THERE'S STILL PLENTY OF COASTLINE FOR DOGS TO EXPLORE. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 31 Mar 22

NEWS RELEASE - GREEN COMMUNITY PLAN REVEALED - Folkestone and Hythe District Council's pledge to lead the way to a green future is a step closer thanks to a district-wide carbon plan. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENTISH SPRING MARKET

Published: 24 Mar 22

WELCOME BACK FUND HELPS DELIVER FOLKESTONE SPRING MARKET - A new seasonal market featuring live music and local traders is coming to Guildhall Street in Folkestone town centre on Saturday 26th March. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

POLICE UPDATE

Published: 24 Mar 22

Local Police Report - March 2022. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 24 Mar 22

ENVIRONMENT BRIEFING JAN-MARCH 2022 - The briefing covers a selection of the environmental work by Kent County Council (KCC) and with external partners. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 17 Mar 22

NEWS RELEASE - Have your say on Ship Streets bright future - Residents are invited to comment on ideas for a brownfield site that has been derelict for more than 60 years at a drop-in public engagement event later this month. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 17 Mar 22

HELP KEEP OUR STREETS NEAT - Information is being sought after an extremely large fly-tip forced a road to be closed for a week. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 17 Mar 22

ALERT - Residents across Kent targeted by Courier Fraudsters. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 9 Mar 22

NEWS RELEASE - CHANNELLING HELP FROM THE DISTRICT TO UKRAINE. Please click on the title for further information. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 7 Mar 22

NEWS RELEASE - NEW PLANS FOR CONTROLLING DOGS - Updated rules on controlling dogs in public spaces across Folkestone and Hythe are being proposed. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY

Published: 2 Mar 22

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY - VAN OORD MARINE INGENUITY - Lydd Ranges Sea Defence Scheme - We are writing to inform you that we will resume works on the Lydd Ranges Sea Defence Scheme in April. From March, we will be getting ready to resume work and you will see increased activity. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 24 Feb 22

£2 million award for social housing decarbonisation More than 100 council managed homes in the Folkestone and Hythe district will benefit from increased energy efficiency, thanks to a £2 million government grant. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 24 Feb 22

PRESS RELEASE - 23RD FEBRUARY 2022 - CROWDFUNDER BOOST FOR PROJECTS - An exciting new crowdfunding opportunity has been launched to help community and voluntary groups raise money for projects that will help their area. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 23 Feb 22

HELP FOR MORE BUSINESS HIT BY PANDEMIC - More businesses in the Folkestone and Hythe district affected by the growth in the Omicron variant of COVIDF-19 at the end of last year can now apply for funding support. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 15 Feb 22

PRESS RELEASE - PRINCES PARADE - Further clearance work will begin at Princes Parade this week. The latest phase - mainly grass cutting and removal of large shrubs - has been deliberately scheduled outside the key ecology calendar to help protect birds and other wildlife. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 14 Feb 22

NEWS RELEASE - PUB SCHEME IS ONE TO WATCH OUT FOR- Pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants across the Folkestone and Hythe district are being encouraged to join the national Pubwatch scheme. For further information please click in the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 9 Feb 22

NEWS RELEASE - SOLAR SCHEME LAUNCHED FOR RESIDENTS - Residents looking to save on energy bills and reduce their carbon emissions are being invited to take part in an innovative new scheme. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 2 Feb 22

NEWS RELEASE - Business funding that really works - From dishes to design and washing to wheels, businesses across the district are flourishing thanks to the support of Folkestone Community Works(FCW). For further information please click on the title. Read More...

NHS South East Coast Ambulance Service

Published: 2 Feb 22

Seeking: Staff Wellbeing Volunteers. Can you help your ambulance service? For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 26 Jan 22

NEWS RELEASE - LOCAL ISSUES UP FOR DISCUSSION - Residents are being asked to let Folkestone & Hythe District Council know what local issues they would like to discuss. Foir further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 20 Jan 22

NEWS RELEASE- SUPPORT SYSTEM IS A REAL LIFLINE. A support system which has given independence to thousands of people is making its 40th anniversary with the launch of a new website. LIFELINE365. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 19 Jan 22

YOUR COUNCIL TAX YOUR BUDGET - Take part in our budget consultation. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 19 Jan 22

NEWES RELEASE - SUPPORT FOR COVID-HIT BUSINESSES. Local businesses hit by the rise in the COVID-19 Omicron variant are entitled to more financial support. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT POLICE

Published: 13 Jan 22

MY COMMUNITY VOICE- PROTECTING THE NEIGHBOURHOODS OF KENT AND MEDWAY- Kent Police have introduced a new messaging system which allows members of the public to receive messages directly from their local Police station and PCSO's. for further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT POLICE

Published: 13 Jan 22

"HAVE YOUR SAY" - SAFER IN KENT -Kent's Police and Crime Commissioner Mathew Scott has today launched his budget, to make the force fit for the future and protect the service residents of Kent say they want. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 10 Jan 22

NEWS RELEASE- WINTER HARDSHIP HELP FOR RESIDENTS- Residents facing financial hardship this winter can now get support from Folkestone and Hythe District Council, if they qualify. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 5 Jan 22

BUDGET CONSULTATION BEGINS - Residents can have their say on Folkestone and Hythe District Council's draft budget proposal for spending 2022/2023. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 5 Jan 22

KENT MINERALS AND WASTE LOCAL PLAN 2013-30 (THE PLAN0 REFREASH- REGULATION 18 PUBLIC CONSULTATION- The Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan 2013-30(KMWLP) was adopted in July 2016 with some limited changes adopted in 2020 as part of the Early Partial Review. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 8 Dec 21

PRINCES PARADE SCHEME GETS GOVERNMENT BACKING - The innovative Princes Parade scheme has received a major boost thanks to a 2m grant from central government. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 1 Dec 21

BREATH OF FREASH AIR IN DISTRICT- A clean bill of health has been given to the air quality in the Folkestone & Hythe district for the sixth year running. Please click on the title to read the full report. Read More...

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY

Published: 24 Nov 21

LYDD RANGES SEA DEFENCES UPDATE- NOVEMBER 2021 TO MARCH 2022 - The Lydd Ranges Sea Defences Scheme is one of a number of schemes that together form the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy (FoCES), which when complete will better protect 14,500 homes throughout Kent and East Sussex from coastal flooding. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 22 Nov 21

KENT RESIDENT TARGETED BY BANKING SCAM - A resident in Kent was targeted by criminals, claiming there was a fraud on their bank account. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

MOBILE LIBRARY

Published: 22 Nov 21

The mobile library is now visiting your area on a fortnightly basis. The route commencing Tuesday 23rd November is the 'Blue Week' schedule attached. The best way to access the updated information about visits is by going to the following link: www.kent.gov.uk/mobilelibraries Read More...

COUNTER TERROSIM POLICING

Published: 17 Nov 21

COMMUNITIES DEFEAT TERROSIM - If you see something that doesn't look right, report in confidence at gov.uk/act You won't be wasting our time. In an emergency call 999 Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 25 Oct 21

COMMUNITY SAFETY PLAN AGREED: Continuing the reduction in violence and offending - as well as the ongoing COVID-19 recovery - are the focus of the district's Community Safety Partnership (CSP) for the next three years. Please click on the title for further information. Read More...

FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 25 Oct 21

THERE'S NOW EVEN MORE TO MYACCOUNT: New functions on Folkestone and Hythe District Council's MyAccount service are proving a big hit with residents. Please click on the title for further information. Read More...

NEWS RELEASE FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 6 Oct 21

VIBRANT PLAN FOR FOLKESTONE TOWN CENTRE IS TAKING SHAPE. The "grand challenge" of ensuring a sustainable and vibrant future for Folkestone town centre has been fully embraced by councillors. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

Damian Collins

Published: 27 Sep 21

Damian Collins MP for Folkestone and Hythe. Damian's Surgeries To make an appointment call 01303 253524 For further information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 15 Sep 21

Community Navigation is a social prescribing service that is delivered on behalf of Kent County Council and the NHS.Community Navigators work with people to identify what they need and assist them to access it - things such as social clubs, befriending, information and advice services and other support to improve their health and wellbeing. For more information please click on the title. Read More...

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY

Published: 15 Sep 21

LYDD RANGES SEA DEFENCES UPDATE- SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER 2021.The Lydd Ranges Sea Defences Scheme is one of a number of schemes that together form the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy (FoCES), which when complete will better protect 14,5000 homes throughout Kent and East Sussex from coastal flooding. Please click on the title for more information. Read More...

SCAM ALERT

Published: 25 Aug 21

Sittingbourne resident targeted by scam Council phone call. An elderly resident from Sittingbourne received a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Council about doing work on their drains. What happens: • You receive a phone call from someone saying they are from the Council • They tell you they need to do some work on your drains • This work will cost you £20,000 and you will need to send a cheque. • They start the work that day. What to do: • This is a SCAM - Do not allow them on your property. • If you think there is a problem with your drains, contact Southern Water on 0330 303 0368. • Southern Water would never demand money for repairing drains they are responsible for. • Find out who is responsible for repairing drains and sewers on Citizens Advice • Report scam calls to Citizens Advice on 0808 223 1133 Please warn family members, friends and neighbours. For more information please click on the title. Read More...

F&HDC NEWS RELEASE

Published: 25 Aug 21

CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR HOUSING SERVICE. Folkestone & Hythe housing tenants have been further reassured that the work being undertaken to ensure their health and safety is first-rate. A breach of Consumer Standards notice, issued by the government’s Regulator of Social Housing, is being lifted reflecting the huge turnaround in the performance of the council’s landlord housing service. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

SCAM ALERT

Published: 19 Aug 21

Telephone Scam Alert Kent resident targeted by telephone scam threatening to cut off the phone line Residents in Kent have received phone calls saying they owe money for their telephone line and if they don't pay they will switch their line off. What happens: • You get a phone call saying you owe money for your telephone line • The caller says they will switch your line off • He tells you to hang up, then try and make a call • You try to make a call but there is no dialling tone – the line appears to be dead • The scammer calls back demanding the payment What to do: • This is a SCAM - Do not give any bank details • The scammer makes your line appear dead by staying on the line but muting the sound - you cannot make calls • To report and for advice visit Citizens Advice consumer helpline or call 0808 223 1133 Please warn family members, friends and neighbours. Report it Find out about how scammers may be trying to target you and your family during the Coronavirus pandemic. We can all be vulnerable to these criminals and the best way to protect yourself is to make sure you are aware. KCC Public protection have created a page that lists scams that are using the Pandemic to target you. Read More...

ROMNEY MARSH COMMUNITY HUB

Published: 12 Aug 21

The Romney Marsh Community Hub - the new name for the Romney Marsh Day Centre. The Board and CEO of the Romney Marsh Day Centre are pleased to announce that the charity has been renamed the Romney Marsh Community Hub. For further information please click on the title. Read More...

NEWS RELEASE FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Published: 14 Jul 21

GREEN SHOOTS OF PROGRESS WITH FOCUS ON CLIMATE CHANGE. Folkestone and Hythe District Council continues to make good progress in its efforts to improve its eco-friendly credentials. The authority declared a climate and ecological emergency two years ago this month (24 July). Since then work has been ongoing on a series of measures to help protect the environment both now and in the future, including a commitment to hit a net-zero carbon target by 2030. To find out more please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 14 Jul 21

Help us to shape the future of the bus services in Kent. We are creating our first Bus Service Improvement Plan for Kent and we need your help to make sure it reflects the needs of Kent residents. For more information please click on the title. Read More...

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Published: 30 Jun 21

RECONNECT- Kent Children and Young People. This exciting programme aims to support Kent's children and young people reconnect to: Health and Happiness, learning missed, friends, family and community, sports, activities and the outdoors and economic wellbeing. To find out more click into the title. Read More...

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY

Published: 19 May 21

Lydd Ranges Sea Defence Scheme. The Environment Agency has appointed specialist marine contractors Van Oord (VO) to carry out Sea Defence Works at Lydd Ranges over spring, summer and autumn months of 2021, 2022 and 2023. Read More...

Financial Support

Published: 18 Mar 21

Financial support is only half the story for the welfare team Read More...

New Road Creation

Published: 15 Mar 21

Work to start on road creating jobs boost for Romney Marsh Read More...

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