The Cat is Out of The Bag

January 8, 2016 // 3 Comments

On Friday 20th Nov 2015 an informal tender to purchase 357.00 acres or 144.472Ha closed. Shepway District Council have purchased the land for £5.2 million or thereabouts.  The person dealing with the purchase was a Mr. Andy Jarrett, Head of Strategic Development Projects at SDC (pictured). Click [Click to Read More]

Smoke and Mirrors

January 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

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Things surrounding site 1 and 2 – the possible sites for the Lorry Park – are not what they appear. SDC’s own website demonstrates that they set aside £10,000 for a study of the slip road to be built to site one in Nov 15. Plus a further £85,000 had been placed into the [Click to Read More]

Named and Shamed.

January 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

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Guildhall Surgery, Guildhall Street, Folkestone sits in the most deprived ward across all indicators in Shepway. The main practitioners there are Dr Mohammed Altaf Hossain and Dr Abu Yousuf Fazlul Karim. Since the 28 March 2007 both Doctors have been members of The Invicta Film Partnership No.37, [Click to Read More]

Not a Done Deal.

January 5, 2016 // 1 Comment

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Operation Stack blights the landscape, ruins our journeys and cost everyone a lot of money. We believe most people could agree with these three facts. The 1st Consultation which is taking place now and runs until midnight on Monday 25th January, is as we say the first consultation. Nothing and we [Click to Read More]

Who is Geoffrey Boot?

January 2, 2016 // 2 Comments

Geoffrey G Boot known Locally as Baron Boot was a former Conservative Sandgate Parish Councillor and district Councillor, who tried to make Sandgate into a Town, but ran into a few obstacles – namely the people of Sandgate who rejected the idea. Well Geoffrey Boot is according to his own [Click to Read More]

Edited Electoral Register

January 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

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There is little public awareness of the ability to permanently opt out of the Edited Electoral Register under Section 11 of the Data Protection Act 1998. Electoral Registration Officers (ERO) are under no legal obligation to advertise the fact that voters have this right. Moreover, the option, or [Click to Read More]

Should the Loophole be Closed?

December 30, 2015 // 1 Comment

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We looked back over the blogs we have written this past year and one stands out the most to us. One which affects many households across our wonderful District of Shepway The Council Tax Scam, Original Story Town and Parish Councils can increase their Council Tax precepts by whatever percentage [Click to Read More]

J11 Stop 24 Appearances can be Deceptive

December 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Stop 24 Services at J11 Stanford appears to be a normal Motorway Service Area. However, as we known appearances can be deceptive. On the (17.11.1995) A Transfer of the land dated 2 October 1995 was made between (1) Gerald Alan Hardy (2) Stanford MSA Limited and (3) Carolyn Hardy, Price unknown. [Click to Read More]