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PHOTOGRAPHS FOR ‘ASPECTS OF FOLKESTONE’ CALENDAR 2018

A TIMELY NUDGE
It’s August and the deadline for photographs for the Go Folkestone
Aspects of Folkestone 2018 Calendar is September 11th.
We want it to be even better than last year’s so please sent us those great shots from your files.
info@gofolkestone.org.uk
We are looking for more striking photographs of Folkestone …

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Women of the World Festival

Women of the World Festival

At Folkestone Quarterhouse
Tuesday 8th – Saturday 12th March, 2016

This is the fourth year of marking International Women’s Day in Folkestone. The WOW Festival is a partnership between Folkestone Fringe, Quarterhouse and South Bank, London.
The WOW week is for everyone. It’s a packed week, with …

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Samuel Plimsoll Commemoration Sat 13th February 2016

2.15 – 5pm, St Martin’s Church, Horn Street. CT20 3JJ

2.30 Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony

3.00 Annual Plimsoll Lecture by Capt Richard Woodman ret. Maritime Historian.
‘The Men Plimsoll Rescued: The Forgotten Heroes of the Merchant Marine’

4-5pm Refreshements and Book Signing in the Church Hall.

All Are Welcome

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Folkestone Town Sprucer Appeal

David Taylor and others are trying to raise money, £5000.00,  to retain The Town Sprucer  following the loss of his grant. It is being done as a Crowd Funding Appeal which means that the money pledged will only be taken if the target figure is reached. Here is the link: …

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MacDonalds Cheriton

The MacDonalds in Cheriton has been refused by planning officers . But the firm is going to appeal .

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Folkestone B&Q

Folkestone B and Q IS likely to close in late 2017 after all , sadly . Warnings have been given . Why ? It is squeezed between Dover and Ashford . The lease is up in 2017 , giving them a window , and the landlords haven’t made an offer …

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Folkestone Town Centre Manager

Folkestone Town Centre Manager to be made redundant . Many people still think it is John Barber , but it is Viv Kenny who was at Ashford . Presumably the street festivals will continue under Folkestone Festivals .

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