Local News

Good Friday Concert

Easter wouldn’t be the same without the Good Friday Concert by the Folkestone Choral Society at the Leas Cliff Hall.

Stream clean at Lyminge

The ‘Clean for the Queen’ campaign continued on Saturday 19 March when 22 adults and 6 children turned out to clear the Nailbourne river in Lyminge of weeds, debris and litter.

Harbour Arm Opening

‘Wrap up warm and enjoy the fun’ is the advice from local councillor Susan Carey after the official opening of the Harbour Arm on Friday 18 March.

Folkestone Seafront Latest

The Folkestone Harbour Company has briefed councillors at Shepway about progress on the Folkestone Seafront Development at a special meeting on 16 March.

Matthew Scott out and about in our district

Matthew Scott the Conservative candidate for the Police and Crime Commissioner election on 05 May 2016 was campaigning in Folkestone and Hythe on 20 February.

PCC candidate criticises Ann Barnes' record

Matthew Scott, Conservative Candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner, has criticised Ann Barnes for presiding over cuts to firearms officers during her time in office.

A spectacular evening of dance

On Wednesday (03/02) evening Cllrs Jan Holben - Chairman of Shepway, Jenny Hollingsbee Cabinet member for Communities and Emily Arnold Mayor of Folkestone attended 'Breaking Waves' at the Leas Cliff Hall.

A special Thank You to our Volunteer sector

Special congratulations were given to Fred Wood Brignal who has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s honour list.  Fred (pictured with his wife Margaret, served as a councillor at all levels of local government having been a Lydd town councillor, a Shepway District Councillor and a Kent County Councillor.