The Queen's Speech

This Queen’s Speech is about recognising and grasping the opportunities that lie ahead for the United Kingdom as we leave the European Union.

Shirley Newlands

Shepway District Councillors stood in silence before the start of the council meeting on 14 June to remember Shirley Newlands who had been a long serving member of Shepway District Council as well as serving as chairman.  Shirley passed away on 05 June.  Her funeral will be at St Stephen’s church


New figures have shown that the number of people in work has reached a record high.

Damian Collins holds the Folkestone & Hythe seat

Damian Collins has held the Folkestone & Hythe seat for the Conservatives with an increased share of vote and increased majority.  The Conservatives also improved on their performance at the recent County Council elections winning nearly 55% of the vote on a 68% turnout compared to a 43% shar

Standing with Theresa May

Are you standing with Theresa May?
SHARE to show you’re backing Theresa May to get the best Brexit deal – and secure a brighter future.

Volunteers Week - Kent PCC visits

It’s Volunteers’ Week (1 – 7 June) and Matthew Scott, Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner joined local councillor Susan Carey to visit volunteers on 02 June.

Action to Defeat Islamist Extremism

Theresa May made clear that enough is enough – we cannot and must not pretend that things can continue as they are when it comes to Islamist extremism.
She set out 4 things that need to change. Please share them today.

Condolences to London attack victims families and friends

We were shocked this morning and saddened to hear the awful news about the London attack and wish to express our condolences to all families and friends who are trying to come to terms with their loss or worried about their loved ones.