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WELCOME BACK, SIR JEFFREY

Those of you who have been following our campaign to restore the statue of Sir Jeffrey Hudson will be interested to know that the much-loved figure has now been returned to Folkestone’s  Kingsnorth Gardens.

A new statue of Sir Jeffrey Hudson – who was reputedly only 19 inches tall at the …

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WELCOME RETURN OF SIR JEFFERY HUDSON’S STATUE TO KINGSNORTH GARDENS

We are pleased to announce that the replica statue of Sir Jeffrey Hudson, more commonly and incorrectly known locally as Tom Thumb or Lord Minimus, will be re-installed imminently in Kingsnorth Gardens where he had previously stood since 1928.

The inauguration ceremony will be a small one but with drinks and …

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General Interest

Dear Go Folkestone members,

Several matters of interest this week including a reminder of the exhibition today at the Tower Theatre in North Rd between 2:30pm and 8:00pm about the details of the further large Shorncliffe Barracks development. So, I have blind-copied regular active members. See below for more details.

We still …

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Monthly Meeting Postponed

Dear Go Folkestone Members,                                                

Because of the direct clash with England’s 7.00pm kick off against Croatia in which at least half of us are engrossed, and which may …

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Go Folkestone Update on Seafront

GO FOLKESTONE UPDATE ON SEAFRONT :

Town Council’s submission with corrections
What actually happened at the Planning and Licensing Control meeting .

Town Council Clarification : Tuesday 3rd April Planning and Licensing Committee : Former Rotunda Amusement Park : Section 73 application for removal of various conditions and …

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CALENDAR NOW AVAILABLE, ASPECTS OF FOLKESTONE 2018

The Go Folkestone calendar is now available at £6.00 each from  the following places. Seymour Harrison Camera Shop, 25 Guildhall Street (not far from Lidl’s, CT20 1EB),  County Hardware, 384 Cheriton Road, (wide pavement. CT19 4DX),  Marrin Books, 149 Sandgate Road, CT20 2DA, (opposite Garden of Remembrance), Country Fayre, 3 …