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  • Blooming marvellous gardeners celebrated

    Green-fingered council tenants and leaseholders in Folkestone & Hythe have been recognised for their colourful efforts at an annual gardening competition.

    Published: 15 September 2023

    Gillian Jenkins, Alison Sullivan, the Mayor of Hythe and Elaine Cox pose for a photo at the garden competition awards ceremony
  • Council responds to family hub consultation

    Folkestone & Hythe District Council has expressed concerns over plans to design new family hub services and remove funding for local youth clubs in Kent.

    Published: 8 September 2023

    A photograph of an empty council chamber in Folkestone, with seats and benches in focus.
  • Find the paw-fect places for your pup

    Dog owners in the district are being encouraged to discover the best places for their pets to walk, woof and wag this summer.

    Published: 2 August 2023

    An image showing a dogs on lead stencil
  • No change for Folkestone's East Cliff

    A scheme to increase facilities at East Cliff in Folkestone is not to be taken forward but sources of funding to improve the play area are to be explored.

    Published: 27 July 2023

    View of East Cliff looking towards the Martello Tower and the sea beyond.
  • Love your beach this summer

    Folkestone & Hythe District Council and Dover District Council are working together on a campaign to reduce the amount of litter left behind on our beaches this summer.

    Published: 24 July 2023

    An image of Cllrs J Martin, P Blakemore and Prater in the new face-in-a-hole board at Sunny Sands, Folkestone promoting the summer 'Love Your Beach' campaign which highlights anti-littering and sea safety