April 2016

Luck of the Draw.

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

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Recently we received an email from the Nepalese Community about the Clean for the Queen event in Sandgate. Cllr Jan Holben (below) sits on both SDC and Sandgate Parish Council On Sunday 14th February 2016, a clean for the Queen event took place in Sandgate. Now raffle tickets were part of the day [Click to Read More]

Folkestone Mayor Failed to Pay Council Tax

April 27, 2016 // 4 Comments

Kent Online have run a story about the leader of Thanet Council not paying his council tax The Cllr sets out his reason for non-payment. Now we know people have plausible and legitimate reasons for not being able to pay their council tax. In Sept 2015 a member of the Public asked the following [Click to Read More]

Westenhanger Station & Otterpool Lane Land

April 26, 2016 // 1 Comment

We made a mistake, we are though, only human. We misinterpreted what  our senior serving source in SDC informed us. The earlier post applies to Westenhanger station which will be renamed Otterpool Park as will the development at the Otterpool Lane Land SDC bought for £5.23 Million SDC have plans [Click to Read More]

SDC’s Land @ Otterpool Lane

April 26, 2016 // 1 Comment

A senior serving officer within SDC has been able to smuggle out some information regarding the Otterpool Lane Land Development. As we know SDC paid £5.23 million for 357 Acres (144.472 HA) See:  The Cat is Out of The Bag We are informed that the Garden Village will be called Otterpool Park. We [Click to Read More]

The Usual Suspects

April 25, 2016 // 3 Comments

The Great and the Good, or rather the Usual Suspects have found their way onto the FOLKESTONE COASTAL COMMUNITY TEAM: Jennifer Childs – Town Clerk/Lead Emily Arnold (Below) – Folkestone Town Mayor – ex SDC Cllr David Monk – FTC F&GP/SDC Heritage – Leader of SDC [Click to Read More]

SDC’s Bag Man?

April 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

In Nov 15 SDC made a tender for land at Otterpool Lane, Sellindge. In Dec 15 SDC were successful with there £5.23 million pound bid. Now we know why SDC bought the land. In 2015 the Policy Exchange (a right wing Tory Think Tank)  wrote a 38 page document about Garden Villages. The paper sets out [Click to Read More]

What! You Haven’t Paid Your Council Tax.

April 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

Lets start with a very simple question. Would you like the opportunity not to pay Council Tax? We think we know what the answer is. Is it yes?, Of course it is. Shepwayvox has been made aware that Mr Michael Stainer (below) has a full time electrician on his books and that he resides at The Studio [Click to Read More]

Negligent Behaviour? You decide.

April 16, 2016 // 2 Comments

Shepwayvox has spoken with a former SDC officer who worked for them between  1994 – 2005/6. One of their many responsibilities included compiling the Council’s claim in matters of insolvency.  They are an honest person, something they could and did verify to us by showing us their [Click to Read More]

Misrepresentation And That’s a Fact

April 14, 2016 // 2 Comments

Is it possible for SDC to “Safeguard its reputation from any implication of dishonesty or corruption”? At the Extraordinary, Audit and Standards Committee on Wednesday, 13th April, 2016 at 7.00 pm in the Boulogne Room in the Civic Centre, this document was briefly discussed rasc20160413 [Click to Read More]