Local News

Trawler Race & Art

Over the weekend there have been so many wonderful events in Shepway - here is a selection of some pictures charting the progress of some of our councillors, and our MP, throughout Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Veterans & Chelsea Pensioners enjoy War & Peace Revival

On Saturday (25/7) Chairman of Shepway Cllr Jan Holben hosted around 50 Veterans and Chelsea Pensioners at the fantastic War & Peace Revival event on Folkestone Racecours. During the day she was joined by Cllrs Roger Wilkins and David Godrey.

Tryangle Awards

Once a year there’s an event that celebrates the good things that young people have done.  Among those present to cheer them on were several local mayors including those from Lydd, New Romney and Folkestone as well as County Councillors Susan Carey and Carole Waters

Allan Willett Esq CMG CVO

It is with much sadness we announce the death of Allan Willett, former Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, who died on Saturday, following a long illness.

Spectacular Community Day is well supported

On Sunday (19/07/15) Hawkinge held its annual Summer Spectacular event - this annual event just gets more and more popular and there was a great turnout of local people on a lovely sunny Sunday.

Susan Carey nominates Sir Robert Worcester for Kent Invicta Award

At their last council meeting on 16 July Kent County Councillors awarded their annual Kent Invicta award to Sir Robert Worcester. Only a KCC councillor may nominate someone for the Invicta award and Sir Robert was nominated by Susan Carey who led the tributes.

Showing some wellie!

Cllrs David Godfrey, Stuart Peall and Susan Carey support an 'old fashioned' fete in the very best sense of the words.

Robert Bliss is made an Alderman

At the annual meeting, which is the first full council meeting since the election - the 30 councillors elected at the recent election met for the first time.