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  • Green Council candidates 2019 John Wing, Doug Wade, Georgina Treloar and Lesley Whybrow and Lib dem candidates Tim Prater and Gary Fuller
    Article: Jun 6, 2019

    Folkestone and Hythe Lib Dem Leader Tim Prater and Green Party Leader Lesley Whybrow have put down a motion to the 26th June District Council meeting calling on the Council to withdraw its own proposals to develop Princes Parade, and instead build a new leisure centre and swimming pool at Martello Lakes in West Hythe.

  • Constitution of Folkestone and Hythe District Council Part 4 Cover sheet
    Article: Jun 6, 2019

    On 24th May, the Opposition members of the Audit and Governance Committee on Folkestone and Hythe District Council (Lib Dem Tim Prater, Green Lesley Whybrow and Labour's Ray Field) put down a motion to remove the Chair and Vice-Chair of the committee and to hold a meeting to elect their successors.

  • Money / banknotes (pounds sterling) in hand
    Article: Jun 6, 2019

    Individuals have been receiving phone calls from people claiming to be a police officer or banking official. The suspect will say either:

    • There has been fraudulent activity at the victims' bank and the staff at the bank are involved. The victim is then asked to withdraw money to either keep it safe or assist the police with their investigation.
    • A business such as a jewellers or currency exchange is fraudulent and they require the victims' assistance to help secure evidence by purchasing jewellery or exchange a large amount of currency to hand over to the police.
    • The victims' card has been compromised and used to purchase goods by a suspect. The victim is requested to withdraw their money to keep it safe or hand over their bank card to the police.
  • Olly Grender, Tom Brake and Letting Fee Rent campaigners
    Article: Jun 5, 2019

    For too long, landlords had been able to impose huge unfair charges on renters with little government oversight.

    Three years ago, Liberal Democrat Baroness Olly Grender introduced a bill to the House of Lords on renters' rights, to ban letting agents from charging excessive admin fees and protect tenants from rogue landlords.

  • Red Arrows 2013
    Article: Jun 5, 2019

    Sunday 30th June 2019 11am - 8pm
    THE LEAS BANDSTAND, ARENA AREA & THE LEAS, CT20 2XL

    Folkestone Town Council are proud and thrilled to announce that our 11th annual Armed Forces Community Fun Day will this year include an exhilarating air display from the Red Arrows. Flying displays will also include parachute regiments and memorial aircraft, which are still to be announced.

  • Providence Inne, Sandgate
    Event: Jul 3, 2019 6:00 PM
    The Providence Inne, 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.

  • Tim Prater and Gary Fuller
    Event: Jul 6, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sandgate Farmers Market, 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, the new Lib Dem District Councillors for Sandgate and West Folkestone, will be holding 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.

  • Members Meeting graphic
    Event: Jul 8, 2019 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
    Prater Raines Ltd office, 98 Sandgate High Street, Folkestone CT20 3BY

    All members are welcome to attend Folkestone and Hythe (formerly Shepway) Lib Dem Executive meetings.

    Papers for the meeting are available to members on request to mail@shepwaylibdems.org.uk

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