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Town Mayors Charity Event

Published: 11 Apr 24

See attached poster advertising the Town Mayor's Charity Tea Dance event on 20th April. Read More...

William Harvey Sunday

Published: 11 Apr 24

Please see attached a poster for William Harvey Sunday Read More...

Armed Forces Day

Published: 11 Apr 24

Please see attached the First Press Release for Armed Forces Day Read More...

Normandy D-Day Beacon Lighting

Published: 11 Apr 24

Please see attached a poster for the Normandy D-Day Beacon Lighting Read More...

Samuel Plimsoll

Published: 10 Apr 24

Please see attached poster for the Samuel Plimsoll Service Read More...

Postal Vote Return

Published: 28 Mar 24

Information on Voting by Post Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 21 Mar 24

Attached is the Notice for Planning Committee on 28th March 2024 Read More...

Town Mayor's Community Awards

Published: 20 Mar 24

Attached is a Press Release from the recent Town Mayor's Community Awards. Read More...

Armed Forces Day 2024

Published: 15 Mar 24

Attached press release giving details of this year's Armed Forces Day on 30th June 2024. Read More...

Notice of Full Council Meeting

Published: 8 Mar 24

Attached Notice of Full Council to be held on Thursday 14th March 2024. Read More...

Town and District Councillors Surgeries

Published: 28 Feb 24

See attached poster giving information on Councillor Surgeries. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 22 Feb 24

Attached is the Notice of the Planning Committee to be held on 29th February 2024. Read More...

Free Bystander Training

Published: 14 Feb 24

As part of the Safer Streets Initiative, free bystander training is being offered, to book tickets, scan the QR code on the attached information. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 9 Feb 24

Attached Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee to be held on Thursday 15th February 2024. Read More...

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee

Published: 30 Jan 24

Attached is the Notice of the Climate and Environment Committee to be held on Tuesday 6th February 2024 at 7pm. Read More...

Notice of Community Services Committee

Published: 30 Jan 24

Attached is the Notice of the Community Services Committee to be held on Tuesday 6th February 2024 at 7.45pm. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 19 Jan 24

Attached notice of the Finance and General Purposes Committee Meeting to be held on 25th January 2024. Read More...

Notice of Extra-ordinary Full Council Meeting

Published: 18 Jan 24

Attached notice for the Extra-ordinary Council Meeting to be held on 25th January 2024. Read More...

Folkestone Repairs Together

Published: 15 Jan 24

Information on Folkestone Repairs Together event to be held on 28th January. Read More...

Notice of Full Council Meeting

Published: 4 Jan 24

Attached is the Notice for the Council Meeting to be held on 11th January 2024. Read More...

Residents Are Invited To Give Their Views On The Draft Annual Budget 2024/25

Published: 21 Dec 23

Attached is the annual budget for the year 2024/25 to be agreed by Full Council on the 11th January 2024, the budget report shows the breakdown of costs and income resulting to the precept figure. Read More...

Christmas Message

Published: 21 Dec 23

Attached is a Christmas Message from the Worshipful Town Mayor of Folkestone, Cllr Belinda Walker. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 12 Dec 23

Attached Notice of Planning Committee to be held on Tuesday 19th December 2023. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 7 Dec 23

Attached notice for Finance and General Purposes Committee on 14th December 2023. Read More...

Christmas Message

Published: 4 Dec 23

Attached is a Christmas Message from the Worshipful Town Mayor of Folkestone, Cllr Belinda Walker. Read More...

Fair Trade Press Release

Published: 4 Dec 23

Attached is a press release on the Town Council achieving Fair Trade status, we are looking for local residents, members of the community, businesses, schools, youth and faith groups to join a Steering Group, if you would like to join the group, please contact Vicky Deakin on vicky.deakin@folkestone-tc.gov.uk Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 27 Nov 23

Attached Notice for the Finance and General Purposes Committee on 30th November 2023. Read More...

Christmas Light Switch On - Press Release

Published: 21 Nov 23

Attached is the post event press release. Read More...

Road Closures - Christmas Light Switch On

Published: 16 Nov 23

Attached is a list of road closures taking place on Saturday 18th November for the Christmas Light Switch On. Read More...

Christmas Light Switch On - Weather Update

Published: 14 Nov 23

Given the current forecast for Folkestone’s weather on Saturday 18th November, please regularly check our social media pages for any updates / alerts in respect of the Christmas Lights Switch On event. Read More...

Christmas Light Switch On - Lantern Workshop

Published: 14 Nov 23

There’ll be a children’s crafting workshop running in the museum’s lower ground floor gallery on Saturday 18th November. Come along and make a Christmas lantern for the parade! The workshop runs from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Workshops are free, but a small £1 donation for materials is appreciated, and there’s no need to book. As the front of the Town Hall will be busy, please enter via the Cinema main door and exit via the rear door of the museum. Read More...

Notice of Full Council Meeting

Published: 10 Nov 23

Attached notice for the Full Town Council meeting to be held on 16th November 2023. Read More...

Town Clerk

Published: 10 Nov 23

The Town Clerk of Folkestone, Stephen Nash, has today, 10 November 2023, left the service of Folkestone Town Council and we would like to wish him well in his future career. For the immediate future, any questions or concerns should be addressed to Toni Brenchley, Deputy Town Clerk. Read More...

Christmas Light Switch On Update 2023

Published: 9 Nov 23

Attached are updated details for the Christmas Light Switch on event to be held on 18th November. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 11 Oct 23

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee to be held on 19th October 2024 Read More...

Polling District and Station Review

Published: 3 Oct 23

Attached is information from the Folkestone and Hythe District Council on the Review of Polling Districts, Places and Stations, responses by 17th November. Read More...

Folkestone Remembers 2023

Published: 2 Oct 23

Information on Remembrance Services in Folkestone. Read More...

Young Chef Competition

Published: 2 Oct 23

Information on the Young Chef Competition organised by the Rotary, further details attached. Read More...

How do Polling arrangements work for you?

Published: 2 Oct 23

Press release from Folkestone and Hythe District Council with regards to Polling stations in the district. Read More...

Mini Bus Driver Volunteers

Published: 28 Sep 23

We are looking for people to volunteer to drive our new mini bus, further details on the attached poster. Read More...

Cheriton Christmas Lights Fundraising event

Published: 28 Sep 23

A bingo night has been arrange for 11th November to raise funds for the Cheriton Christmas Lights. Further information on the attached poster. Read More...

Cheriton Christmas Light Switch On Event

Published: 28 Sep 23

Information on the Christmas Light Switch On Event in Cheriton on 25th November. Read More...

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee

Published: 26 Sep 23

Attached notice of Climate and Environment Committee to be held on 3rd October 2023. Read More...

Notice of Community Services Committee

Published: 26 Sep 23

Attached notice of Community Services Committee to be held on 3rd October 2023. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 21 Sep 23

Attached notice of Planning Committee to be held on 28th September 2023. Read More...

CCTV Volunteers

Published: 19 Sep 23

We are currently looking for volunteers to help us in the operation of our CCTV system, further details attached. Read More...

Notice of Full Council Meeting

Published: 14 Sep 23

Attached notice of Full Council to be held on 21st September 2023. Read More...

Town and District Councillors Surgeries

Published: 13 Sep 23

Information on surgeries being held by District and Town Councillors. Read More...

Ground Staff Vacancy

Published: 6 Sep 23

Two vacancies have arisen for Ground Staff at Folkestone Town Council, closing date 2nd October. Read More...

CCTV Operator

Published: 6 Sep 23

A vacancy has arisen for a CCTV Operator at Folkestone Town Council, closing date is 2nd October. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 24 Aug 23

Attached notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee to be held on 31st August 2023. Read More...

Maths Skills Training

Published: 23 Aug 23

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Folkestone and Hythe District Welfare Team

Published: 21 Aug 23

Folkestone and Hythe District Council's Welfare Team can help to offer support, guidance and connect you with relevant organisations, further information attached. Read More...

Household Support Fund

Published: 21 Aug 23

Funded by the Governments 'Household Support Fund' funding is available to help with rising costs of living. Closing date 14th September. Read More...

White Cliffs Community Railway Partnership Guided Walks

Published: 21 Aug 23

Information on guided walks offered by the White Cliffs Countryside Partnership Team. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 17 Aug 23

Attached notice of Planning Committee to be held on 24th August 2023. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 17 Aug 23

Attached notice of Planning Committee to be held on 24th August 2023. Read More...

All Day August

Published: 24 Jul 23

Free all day bus travel for Older and Disabled Person Bus Pass holders. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 20 Jul 23

Notice of Planning Committee to be held on Thursday 27th July. Read More...

New Folkestone Society - History of Grace Hill Library Talk

Published: 15 Jun 23

See attached poster for information on a New Folkestone Society talk about the history of Grace Hill Library on 17th June. Read More...

Notice of Council Meeting

Published: 8 Jun 23

Attached is the notice for the Council AGAR meeting to be held on 15th June 2023. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 8 Jun 23

Attached is the Notice for the Finance and General Purposes Committee on 15th June 2023. Read More...

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee

Published: 31 May 23

Attached notice for the Climate and Environment Committee to be held on 6th June at 7pm. Read More...

Notice of Community Services Committee

Published: 31 May 23

Attached notice for the Community Services Committee to be held on 6th June at 7.45pm. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 18 May 23

Attached Notice of Planning Committee on 25th May 2023. Read More...

Notice of Annual Town Assembly

Published: 17 May 23

Attached is the notice for the Town Meeting to be held on 23rd May 2023. Read More...

Armed Forces Day 2023

Published: 17 May 23

Attached poster giving information on Armed Forces Day to be held on Sunday 25th June 2023. Read More...

Declaration of Election Results 2023

Published: 9 May 23

Attached is the declaration of result of poll for 2023. Read More...

Notice of Annual Meeting (Mayor Making)

Published: 9 May 23

Attached is the Notice for the Annual Meeting to be held on 16th May 2023 at the Town Hall. Read More...

Notice of Election and Situation of Polling Stations

Published: 24 Apr 23

Attached information on the local elections on 4th May - information on location of Polling Stations. Read More...

CIL Statement 22-23

Published: 24 Apr 23

Information on the Community Infrastructure Levy Statement 2022-23. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 13 Apr 23

Notice of the Finance and General Purposes Committee on 20th April 2023. Read More...

Repair Shop - April

Published: 13 Apr 23

Information on the next Repair Shop on 16th April at the Holy Trinity Church Hall. Read More...

Statement of Persons Nominated

Published: 5 Apr 23

Attached are Statements of Persons Nominated for all Wards in the Folkestone area for election on May 4th. Read More...

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee

Published: 28 Mar 23

Attached notice of Climate and Environment Committee on 4th April 2023. Read More...

Notice of Community Services Committee

Published: 28 Mar 23

Attached is the notice of the Community Services Committee to be held on 4th April 2023. Read More...

Notice of Election

Published: 17 Mar 23

Attached is the notice of Election due to take place on 4th May 2023. Read More...

Vacancy - Finance Officer

Published: 9 Mar 23

Details of the vacancy for the Finance Officer are attached, applications should be received by 10th April 2023. Read More...

Notice of Full Council

Published: 8 Mar 23

Attached is the Notice for the Full Council Meeting on 16th March 2023. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 16 Feb 23

Notice of Planning Committee Read More...

Folkestone Repairs Together

Published: 13 Feb 23

The attached poster gives information on the Folkestone Repairs Together initiative. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 9 Feb 23

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee - 16.2.23 Read More...

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee

Published: 2 Feb 23

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee Read More...

Notice of Community Services Committee

Published: 31 Jan 23

Notice of Community Services Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 19 Jan 23

Notice of Planning Committee Read More...

The Electoral Commission - Voter ID Guide

Published: 16 Jan 23

There is a new legal requirement for all voters to have photo ID in order to vote in this years elections. The attached guide from the Electoral Commission gives further information. Read More...

Community Questions for the Folkestone and Hythe District Council

Published: 9 Jan 23

The attached press release gives information from the Folkestone and Hythe District Council with regards to community questions about temporary asylum accommodation District, the event will be streamed on YouTube on 27th January. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 13 Dec 22

Notice of Planning Committee Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 8 Dec 22

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee - 15.12.22 Read More...

Cold Weather Press Release

Published: 6 Dec 22

Press Release from KCC regarding the upcoming cold weather. Read More...

Christmas Post Event Press Release

Published: 5 Dec 22

A press release regarding the Christmas Light Switch On Event 2022. Read More...

Town Mayors Community Awards

Published: 1 Dec 22

The Town Mayor of Folkestone, Councillor Nicola Keen, would like the opportunity to show her appreciation to members of the community who have done something particularly noteworthy in Folkestone within the past year. If you would like to nominate someone then please complete the attached form providing as much information as possible and, if appropriate, attach further supporting documents for consideration. Read More...

Town Mayors Christmas Fund 2022

Published: 1 Dec 22

Attached is the Christmas Fund Form for Folkestone Residents over the age of 75, hard copies are available from the Town Hall or by calling 01303 257946. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 17 Nov 22

Notice of Planning Committee Read More...

Updated Road Closures - Christmas Light Switch On

Published: 14 Nov 22

Attached is an updated list of road closures and times for the Christmas Light Switch on event on 19th November. Read More...

Notice of Full Council Meeting

Published: 10 Nov 22

Attached is the notice for the Full Council Meeting to be held on 17th November 2022. Read More...

Christmas Light Switch On Update 2022

Published: 9 Nov 22

The exact location of the Firework firing zone is not being published for Health & Safety reasons, however if residents look to the sky towards East Folkestone at aprox 7.40pm they will have a fantastic visual experience. Read More...

Estates/Security Officer Advert

Published: 27 Oct 22

We are looking to recruit a permanent Estates/Security Officer. Closing date is 14th November, further details attached. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 20 Oct 22

Notice of Planning Committee Read More...

Christmas Switch On 2022

Published: 18 Oct 22

Further details on the Christmas Light Switch On taking place on 19th November 2022. Please note that the Christmas Market on Guildhall Street is to be confirmed. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 13 Oct 22

Notice of Finance and General Purposes - 20.10.22 Read More...

Christmas Fund 2022

Published: 5 Oct 22

Attached is information on the Christmas Fund for 2022. Read More...

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee

Published: 29 Sep 22

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee Read More...

Notice of Community Services Committee

Published: 27 Sep 22

Notice of Community Services Committee Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 22 Sep 22

Notice of Planning Committee Read More...

Accession Proclamation

Published: 12 Sep 22

The Accession Proclamation is attached. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 25 Aug 22

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 18 Aug 22

Attached is the Notice for the Planning Committee to be held on 25th August 2022. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 20 Jul 22

Attached Notice of Planning Committee. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 21 Jun 22

Attached is the notice for the Planning Committee to be held on 30th June 2022. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 9 Jun 22

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee Read More...

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee

Published: 2 Jun 22

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee Read More...

Notice of Community Services Committee

Published: 31 May 22

Notice of Community Services Committee Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 20 Apr 22

Attached is the Notice for the Planning Committee to be held on 28th April. Read More...

Support for Refugees

Published: 14 Apr 22

Ukrainians arriving in the district and their hosts now have access to a range of information to help during their stay. Attached is the guidance from District and County Council. The Government have also produced information, click on the link below. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 14 Apr 22

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee Read More...

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacons

Published: 5 Apr 22

Attached poster advertising the lighting of the Beacons for Queen's Jubilee on 2nd June. Read More...

Notice of Annual Town Assembly

Published: 5 Apr 22

Attached is the notice for the Annual Town Assembly on 17th May 2022. Read More...

The Queens Green Canopy

Published: 4 Apr 22

Attached is a message of thanks from the Queen as a million jubilee trees are planted. Read More...

CIL Statement 20-21

Published: 4 Apr 22

Attached is the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Statement 2020-21 Read More...

CIL Statement 21-22

Published: 4 Apr 22

Attached is the Community Infrastructure Levy for 2021-22. Read More...

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee

Published: 31 Mar 22

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee Read More...

Notice of Community Services Committee

Published: 29 Mar 22

Notice of Community Services Committee Read More...

Mayor of Folkestone Charity Event

Published: 28 Mar 22

Attached is information on a charity night in support of the Mayor's Charities, to be held on 30th April 2022. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 23 Mar 22

Attached is the notice of the Planning Committee to be held on 31st March 2022. Read More...

Notice of Full Council Meeting

Published: 9 Mar 22

Attached is the notice for the Full Council Meeting to be held on 17th March 2022. Read More...

Community Safety Partnership Update

Published: 9 Mar 22

Attached is the Update from the Community Safety Partnership. Read More...

Ukraine Appeal

Published: 8 Mar 22

Attached is information on the Ukraine Appeal. Read More...

KCC Road Closure - Station Road

Published: 3 Mar 22

Attached information on the closure of Station Road. Read More...

Fairtrade Fortnight Press Release

Published: 2 Mar 22

Attached Press Release giving information on Fairtrade Fortnight. Read More...

KCC Supported Bus Services Consultation

Published: 24 Feb 22

Information from KCC on the consultation for changes to the Supported Bus Service, consultation closes on 20th April 2022. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 17 Feb 22

Attached is the notice of the Planning Committee to be held on 24th February 2022. Read More...

Police Surgery at the Town Hall

Published: 10 Feb 22

The attached poster gives details on the Police Surgery at the Town Hall on 11th February 2022. Read More...

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Published: 10 Feb 22

Notice of Finance and General Purposes Committee Read More...

Helping the Homeless Fundraiser

Published: 9 Feb 22

Attached is a flyer giving details on a fundraising event to raise funds for Folkestone Rainbow Centre. Read More...

Road Maintenance - Cheriton High Street

Published: 2 Feb 22

Attached information from Kent County Council on road maintenance to be undertaken on Cheriton High Street. Read More...

Notice of Community Services Committee

Published: 26 Jan 22

Attached notice for the Community Services Committee on 1st February 2022. Read More...

Notice of Climate and Environment Committee

Published: 26 Jan 22

Attached is the notice of the Climate and Environment Committee on 3rd February 2022. Read More...

Notice of Planning Committee

Published: 20 Jan 22

Attached notice of Planning Committee to be held on 27th January 2022. Read More...

Fairtrade Fortnight

Published: 12 Jan 22

Fairtrade’s Choose the World You Want Festival will return for a second year for Fairtrade Fortnight 2022. Further information attached. Read More...

The Queen's Green Canopy

Published: 12 Jan 22

The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022. Further information attached. Read More...

Deposit Documents from Kent County Council

Published: 12 Jan 22

Information from KCC on new road markings outside of Turner Free School. Read More...