Local News

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

Call to embrace the future

Shepway Conservatives have welcomed the news that the Government is supporting their plans to create a garden town in the district. Cllr David Monk said:  "In response to a government call for Expressions of Interest in garden settlements, we submitted a bid.

Poppy Appeal Launch

The Poppy Appeal was launched in Kent on 26 October at County Hall with many local Conservatives in attendance.  Shepway Vice chairman, Cllr David Owen, Hythe town mayor, Cllr Michael Lyons and mayoress, Mrs Ann Mayne were among the civic guests on hand to hear about the work of the Royal British

Still working for her electorate

Shepway Conservatives have warmly welcomed Claire Jeffrey to their group on the district council after she resigned from the Labour Party following Jeremy Corbyn’s recent re-election as leader of the national party.

Highways England’s latest consultation on the lorry holding area

Highways England are holding a series of exhibitions locally about their plans for a lorry holding area between the villages of Stanford and Sellindge.  Three have already taken place in August at Sellindge, Folkestone and Postling but there are five more to come in September.