Princes Parade Victory Party

Prince Parade has been saved – and to celebrate the achievement by campaigners and thousands of local residents Folkestone’s Tower Theatre is putting on an evening of music, theatre and comedy hosted by popular local musician, Jack Pound. It takes place on Friday December 1st at 7.30pm Tickets are still available and cost just £10 […]

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Princes Parade is saved

At the first meeting of the new Folkestone and Hythe District Council administration held on Wednesday 24th May, newly elected council leader, Jim Martin announced that while there are a number of obstacles to remove… Princes Parade is saved! The main opposition parties at Folkestone District Council had vowed that if they could get enough 

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A message from Jim Martin

Following the elections on 4th May, the Green Party became the biggest group on Folkestone & Hythe District Council with 11 councillors. On 24th May, Green and Liberal Democrat councillors formed an administration and Cllr Jim Martin became the Leader of the district council. Councillor Jim Martin posted this update on the Folkestone Green Party

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Democracy wins

The struggle to prevent the development of Princes Parade has been a long one. At a rowdy and emotional meeting at Seabrook Hall about twelve years ago council representatives tried to justify developing the Princes Parade seafront and the local residents were angry. Some had to fight their way into the packed meeting and didn’t

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A new hope

A New Hope for Princes Parade! After incredible performances by the Green Party and Labour in the May the fourth elections there will be a new administration and another opportunity to end this costly and unwelcome scheme! The political landscape has changed! Before the local elections on May 4th this year there was a feeling

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Princes Parade Planning Meeting 2018

A transcript of the meeting to determine the outcome to planning application Y17/1042/SH – Housing and a leisure centre on the land at Princes Parade In attendance at conference on 16th August 2018: Councillors Clive Goddard (Chairman), Miss Susie Govett, Len Laws, Michael Lyons, Philip Martin, David Owen (in place of Alan Ewart-James), Dick Pascoe,

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