Local News

Stelling Minnis Curry Lunch Superb

Conservative Party members and supporters gathered at Stelling Minnis on 18 March for a fundraising curry lunch.  The event was a sell out and those attending ranged from under ten to over one hundred years of age.

Out campaigning

David Owen was joined by supporters to start his campaign for the Hythe West County Council division on 03 March.  KCC Leader Paul Carter turned out to help and was delighted by the response to the Conservative campaign.  David took the opportunity to raise several local issues with Paul and hope

David Owen the QuizMaster

A sell out quiz on 24 February in Hythe has raised funds for the forthcoming County Council election campaign.  David Owen who is standing for the newly created Hythe West division was the evening’s quizmaster. 

Permits not bans to support our local fishing industry

Tony Hills, the Conservative candidate for the Romney Marsh County Council seat has been reporting back on his meeting on 12 January 2017 to lobby on behalf of the local fishing industry.  Together with Folkestone & Hythe MP, Damian Collins, Terry Noaks of Folkestone Trawlers and trawlerman P

Local Conservatives enjoy annual dinner

Local Conservatives gathered for the annual Sandgate branch dinner on 20 January at the Gurkha Palace in the Golden Valley, Folkestone.  Former Folkestone & Hythe MP, Michael Howard now Lord Howard of Lympne was the guest speaker and spoke of his optimism for the future after BREXIT.  He prai

Former MP Michael Portillo at the Quarterhouse.

Don't miss a great talk this spring with former MP Michael Portillo at the Quarterhouse.

Michael Portillo - Life: A Game of Two Halves

Saturday 18 February, 7.30pm

Tickets £18.50

90 mins plus interval

MBE for John

Former Hythe Town Councillor John Schoner has been awarded an MBE in the New Years Honours list for services to the community in Hythe. 

Congratulations to John from all his Conservative friends.

Happy New Year

The New Year is a time to reflect on what has passed and to look ahead to the opportunities to come. And this year, as I consider all that 2017 has in store, I believe those opportunities are greater than ever.

It is the season of "Good will, friendship and kind regard"

There are many beautiful Christmas Trees appearing all over Shepway - and here is one lovely example.

On behalf of Shepway Conservatives we wish you all a Peaceful and Happy Christmas and a fun filled and relaxing New Year with family and friends.


Annual Dinner: Michael Howard introduces guest speaker Amber Rudd

Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, was the guest of honour at the annual dinner of the Folkestone & Hythe Conservative Association’s Annual dinner held at the Hythe Imperial on Friday 18th November.  Former Home Secretary, Lord Howard of Lympne introduced Amber Rudd who gave an impressive speech cov