News Archive

  • December 20, 2017

    Folkestone Half Marathon Raises Over £44,000 for Good Causes

    Organisers of the Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon have confirmed that the grand total raised by runners in this year’s event is a magnificent £44,208. The main beneficiary this year will be Folkestone Rainbow Centre, which helps individuals and families in… Read More

  • December 20, 2017

    Young People Develop Public Speaking Skills

    ARTiculation, the national public speaking competition which encourages young people to look at, think and speak about art, attracts over a thousand entrants in England every year. The organisers have announced that the event will return to Kent in early… Read More

  • December 7, 2017

    2018 Applications

        If you would like to apply for a grant in 2018 please note the following latest deadlines for submission: 26 January (for the February meeting) 27 April (for the May meeting) 15 June (for the July meeting) 31… Read More

  • December 7, 2017

    HRH Princess Royal Presents Award to New Romney Couple

    Zalan Paksy and Jane Glanida, volunteers at Varne Watersports Club, were presented with a Royal Yachting Association “Outstanding Contribution Award” at the annual RYA Awards ceremony in London at the end of November. The New Romney couple received their award… Read More

  • December 6, 2017

    Triennial Artist Announced as Winner of 2017 Turner Prize

    Lubaina Himid, a participating artist at this year’s Folkestone Triennial, has been awarded the 2017 Turner Prize. The award was announced during a ceremony held in this year’s UK City of Culture, Hull. The Zanzibar-born artist produced one of the… Read More

  • December 6, 2017

    Memories of Summer

    A film has been published highlighting the activities of participants in the 2017 Sailing Voyage, organised by Shepway District Council and Boulogne, and supported again this year by the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust. The film can be viewed by… Read More