News Archive

  • June 26, 2015

    Arts Festival Returns to Romney Marsh from 9 July

    Following the success of its first festival in July 2014, JAM on the Marsh returns this year with an even stronger line-up. Running from 9th-19th July, in locations from Dungeness to Hythe, the festival of music and culture includes contributions… Read More

  • June 23, 2015

    Sport England Success for Varne Boat and Social Club

    Local sports club The Varne Boat and Social Club is among 149 projects to secure a share of £16.5 million of National Lottery funding from Sport England that will help improve facilities and playing fields across the country. The club… Read More

  • June 23, 2015

    Bid Submitted for New Museum

    Folkestone Town Council has submitted its “Stage Two” bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a £1.95 million grant to help renovate Folkestone Town Hall and create a museum and cultural hub. The Council had already won HLF funds to… Read More

  • June 3, 2015

    Folkestone Coastal 10 Km Run attracts the crowds despite bad weather

    Despite appalling weather conditions, a record number of around 700 runners and large crowds of spectators turned out on Sunday 31 May 2015 for the annual 10km run. Starting from the former Rotunda Site on Folkestone seafront, the route followed… Read More