March 2016

Stupid is as Stupid Does.

March 31, 2016 // 5 Comments

Stupid is as stupid does, so they say. History as you may or may not know  has a way of coming back and biting one on the backside, to put it politely. In 1997/1998 SDC (so [...]

Double Standards

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

On the 3rd May 2007 Cllr Philip Martin (pictured below) was elected to SDC for the Folkestone Central ward with 487 votes. He has been a sitting Cllr for 9 years. Now as an [...]

Not so Grand after all

March 14, 2016 // 1 Comment

Shepwayvox has discovered another offshore property in Folkestone. For those of you who live in, or visit Folkestone regularly,  will know this building. Yes the Grand; [...]

The Leader of the Pack

March 12, 2016 // 2 Comments

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) provides quarterly  information about Local Authority borrowing on the gov.uk website as “Borrowing and [...]

Going Loco about LOBO’s.

March 11, 2016 // 1 Comment

Some of you may well know what a LOBO is, if not it is a Lend Option Borrow Option. The are complex financial instruments created by City Pin Stripe boys and sold to Local [...]

Cllr Stuart Nicholas Peall

March 9, 2016 // 1 Comment

Since 2007, Cllr Stewart Nicholas Peall (Tory)  Cabinet Member for the Environment has been the  elected member to the North Downs East Ward, this is he: In Jan 2013 he [...]

And Finally… Good News.

March 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

And finally… the new Roger De Haan multi-storey sports park, which will contain among other things, a boxing club, skate shop, offices, cafe, three levels of skate park [...]

To Be Or Not To Be

March 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

In an undiscovered country (just outside of Lydd, but we won’t quibble) a fair and reasonable woman is puzzled. The source of her puzzlement is “To be, or not to be, [...]

Penny Wise & Pound Foolish

March 2, 2016 // 1 Comment

Freedom of Information (FOI) requests are useful. They gave us ex MP Michael Howard’s 17,000 pound gardening expenses ,  KCC’s Leader Paul Carter Expenses and [...]

SDC Double Standards?

March 2, 2016 // 1 Comment

In 2014/2015 SDC’s Environmental Health Team made 842 routine food hygiene visits, received 68 complaints about food and 36 complaints about hygiene in food premises; [...]

“Finger Lickin’ Good”

March 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Caskade Caterers Ltd is owned by Msha International LTD who is owned by Msha Holdings LTD based in the Seychelles. Caskade is one of the largest sub-franchisees of the [...]