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  • agm1
    Event: Nov 14, 2022 7:00 PM
    On Zoom

    To be held on Zoom, with a link emailed to all members. All members without an email address (or the required email permissions) will receive a hard copy calling notice for the meeting in the post including the Zoom meeting details.

    Papers (Agenda, reports and past minutes) will also be made available to members.

  • Red Arrows 2013
    Article: Jul 21, 2022

    The programme for the 2022 Folkestone Air Display - exactly one month away today - has been revealed.

    Thousands are expected to gather on Sunday 21 August to watch the incredible Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5, The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Puma, and Chinook do their thing along our magnificent coastline.

  • 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
    Article: May 5, 2022

    Lib Dem Group Leader Tim Prater once again led the push to change the system of governance at Folkestone and Hythe District Council at its AGM on Wednesday 4th May.

    The Council currently has "Cabinet" structure, with all members of the Cabinet appointed by the Council Leader. Since a motion put by Tim in September 2019 the Council has looked at options for its future Governance.

  • Adam Rowledge
    Article: May 3, 2022

    New research from the House of Commons Library, commissioned by the Liberal Democrats, has shown huge disparities in cancer care across England revealing a crisis in Folkestone & Hythe.

    The headlines from the research have been branded "horrific" by Folkestone & Hythe's Liberal Democrats, they show:

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