Notification From Folkestone and Hythe District Council- Places and Policies Plan

NOTIFICATION FROM FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 The Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012 We submitted our Places and Policies Local Plan to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on 28 September 2018 for independent examination. You can see the plans at […]

Protect Yourself Against Fraud

Protect yourself  Don’t become a victim of fraud, follow these top tips from ‘take five to stop fraud’: A genuine bank or organisation will never contact you out of the blue to ask for your PIN, full password or to move money to another account. Only give out your personal or financial details to use […]

Kent Police Appeal For Witnesses

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses after a report of a serious sexual assault in Folkestone. The incident is reported to have happened in the Garden of Remembrance, Sandgate Road, between 12.15am and 1.03am on Saturday 6 October 2018.   The suspect is described as being of medium height, of a muscular build with short, dark hair. He was wearing a coat […]


  12 Sep 2018     Newly available flu vaccine this winter could prevent 700 deaths, over 2000 hospitalisations and 30,000 GP consultations in those aged 65 and over in England     New vaccine becomes available as records show more than 200 patients were admitted to intensive care units in the South East last […]

Scam Alert- Beware of fake websites promising cash for your phone

We have received reports of people using mobile-buying websites to sell their mobile phones, only to find that they have been scammed out of their money and their phone. How it works The consumer contacts a trader through a mobile-buying website and provides the brand and make of the mobile they would like to sell. […]


We have received reports of bogus collectors claiming to work for the Armed Forces charity, formerly known as Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA), In the Dover and Folkestone area. SSAFA does not conduct door to door collections. NEVER agree to work or pay cash to someone you have just met on your doorstep. […]

Costa Coffee Scam Alert

A fake Costa Coffee voucher scam is catching people out on Whatsapp and allowing criminals to steal personal data. The new scam starts with Whatsapp users receiving an offer for a £75 voucher in celebration of Costa’s 50th birthday. Victims are then asked to enter personal information before they can access the ‘voucher’. Costa has […]