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  • Energy Rebate graphic
    Article: Jun 20, 2022

    More households in the Folkestone & Hythe district could soon be eligible for an energy rebate.

    Cabinet members have agreed on the criteria for a new discretionary scheme using £302,100 funding from the government.

    To date, people living in properties in council tax bands A to D (and E if in receipt of Disability Band Reduction) are being given a one-off payment of £150 to help with the increasing cost of energy bills.

  • Adam Rowledge, Peter Gane, Roger West and Tim Prater
    Article: Jun 17, 2022

    Two of Folkestone's most experienced councillors have announced they are ditching the Conservatives and have joined the Liberal Democrats.

    Peter Gane has been a Councillor for almost 35 years, and Mayor of Folkestone for 5 years. He will join the Liberal Democrat Group on Folkestone and Hythe District Council and Folkestone Town Council.

  • Adam Rowledge
    Article: Jun 17, 2022

    Folkestone Lib Dem Campaigner Adam Rowledge has challenged Kent County Council's decision to stop accepting reports of road problems through popular problem reporting tool FixMyStreet.

    In early June, Adam contacted the Kent County Council Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, David Brazier, on the issue.

  • Article: Jun 1, 2022
    By Folkestone & Hythe District Council Press Release

    Folkestone & Hythe District Council has launched the next phase of the energy rebate scheme.

    The government is providing a £150 rebate to council tax payers in bands A-D (and E if in receipt of disabled persons reduction) to help with rising energy costs. This is a one-off payment and will not have to be repaid.

  • Tim Prater and Gary Fuller
    Event: Jul 2, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Chichester Hall, 70 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AR

    As part of their commitment to listening to and working with local residents, Tim Prater and Gary Fuller, Lib Dem District Councillors for Sandgate and West Folkestone, hold regular drop-in advice surgeries in the ward each month.

    No need for an appointment - just turn up to discuss any issue you would like our help with. The surgeries are in a public place: if you'd prefer to speak to Tim or Gary one-to-one then please contact them directly and we can set up a personal meeting with you.

  • Providence Inne, Sandgate
    Event: Jul 6, 2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    47-49 Sandgate High St, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AH

    A regular meet-up on the first Wednesday of every morth for Liberal Democrat members, supporters and the Lib Dem curious in the Folkestone and Hythe area!

    Simply come along for a social drink and a chat: no speeches, no leaflet delivery. It's a "buy your own" event (sorry!) but come along and say hello to our Councillors, campaigners, members and friends.

  • Members Meeting graphic
    Event: Jul 11, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    On Zoom

    All members of the Folkestone and Hythe Liberal Democrats are welcome to attend our executive meetings.

    Agenda and papers will be emailed to all executive members a few days before the meeting.

    If you have items for the agenda, please email secretary@fhld.uk.

  • Gary Fuller
    Event: Jul 16, 2022 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Sandgate Library, James Morris Court, Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3RR

    As part of their commitment to listening to and working with local residents, Tim Prater and Gary Fuller, Lib Dem District Councillors for Sandgate and West Folkestone, hold regular drop-in advice surgeries in the ward each month.

    No need for an appointment - just turn up to discuss any issue you would like our help with. The surgeries are in a public place: if you'd prefer to speak to Tim or Gary one-to-one then please contact them directly and we can set up a personal meeting with you.

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