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  • National award for KCC's mobile library fleet

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    The completion of Kent County Council’s fleet of new mobile libraries has coincided with a national award for the way they were produc...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Dec 21
  • Funding to Prevent Homelessness

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Thanet District Council’s Housing Options team has been awarded £175,000 by the Kent Housing Group (KHG), who secured £2.5...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Dec 21
  • Thanet District Council News Release

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    On Tuesday 2 November, Thanet District Council unanimously agreed to its external auditor, Grant Thornton’s, four statutory recommenda...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Nov 21
  • Age UK - Avoiding Scams

    Age UK - Avoiding Scams

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Avoiding Scams Any of us can fall victim to a scam. Scams are increasingly common and many people are caught out. The good news is that the...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Nov 21
  • Bird Wise East Kent

    Bird Wise East Kent

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Throughout December Bird Wise East Kent are continuing to deliver our programme of Pit Stops where local coastal users can learn more about ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Nov 21
  • My Community Voice

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    My Community Voice is a messaging service that helps Kent and Medway residents, businesses, and community groups to keep in touch with their...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Nov 21
  • Kent's 'Plan Bee' summit showed how we can help pollinators

    Kent's 'Plan Bee' summit showed how we can help pollinators

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Ways in which Kent’s pollinators can be supported to thrive using footways, railways, riverbanks and verges was the focus of this year...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Nov 21
  • Kent Fraud Alert System

    Kent Fraud Alert System

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Kent Police have received reports of instant messaging and NHS Covid pass scams circulating in Kent. The advice from Kent Police is to reme...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Nov 21
  • Help bumblebees over the colder months (and into next year) with a free Autumn/Winter guide

    Help bumblebees over the colder months (and into next year) with a free Autumn/Winter guide

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    The Bumblebee Conservation Trust is offering advice for some really simple jobs gardeners can do over Autumn and Winter to support bumblebee...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Nov 21
  • Football Pitch Available for Hire

    Football Pitch Available for Hire

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    We are delighted to announce that the football pitch at Lymington Road Recreation Ground is available for hire from Sunday 28 November 2021....

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Nov 21
  • Violence against women and girls survey

    Violence against women and girls survey

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    The deadline for responses to the violence against women and girls survey launched by Matthew Scott, Kent's Police and Crime Commissione...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Nov 21
  • Covid Concern Kicks Off New 'Know Your Score' Alcohol Campaign

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Concerns that changes in drinking habits and levels of alcohol consumption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic are causing increasing health iss...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Nov 21
  • Technology Resilience voucher scheme to aid economic recovery

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Kent County Council is launching a new voucher scheme to enable local businesses to put a new digital or technology solution in place to hel...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Nov 21
  • Library Engagement

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Following the difficult pandemic period, many people have changed how they use a host of KCC services. Michael Hill OBE, Cabinet Member fo...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Nov 21
  • Christmas Giving Trees

    Christmas Giving Trees

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Changing Minds Kent is collecting Christmas gifts for adults and children who are being supported by Oasis Domestic Abuse Service If you wo...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Nov 21
  • Remembrance Sunday 14.11.21 Video

    Remembrance Sunday 14.11.21 Video

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    If you were not able to attend the Remebrance Services and Parade to the War Memorial on Sunday (14.11.21) then please take a look at this v...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 21
  • Post Office Update 11.11.21

    Post Office Update 11.11.21

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    POST OFFICE UPDATE The Post Office have written to confirm that after their consultation with the public they are proceeding wit...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Nov 21
  • Notice of TDC's decision at Council in response to the Auditor's recommendations

    Notice of TDC's decision at Council in response to the Auditor's recommendations

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Attached the notice of the Council's decision

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Nov 21
  • PHE Committee 09.11.21 Postponed

    PHE Committee 09.11.21 Postponed

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray

    The Planning, Highways & Environment Committee has been postponed tonight, date to be confirmed. If you have any queries please contact ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Nov 21
  • Notice of Co-option of Two Town Councillors

    Notice of Co-option of Two Town Councillors

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Do something positive for your community! You don't have to be interested in politics or be a member of a political group to become a T...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Nov 21
  • Vacancy for Maintenance/Grounds Person

    Vacancy for Maintenance/Grounds Person

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council has a vacancy for a Maintenance/Grounds Person. Further information including a job profile and application fo...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Nov 21
  • KCC Notice - Overnight Lane Closures Canterbury Road - 16th November 2021

    KCC Notice - Overnight Lane Closures Canterbury Road - 16th November 2021

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    A28 Canterbury Road, Westgate-on-Sea near Margate Overnight Lane Closures are planned for Tuesday 16th November 2021 between the hours of 2...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Nov 21
  • Volunteers Needed

    Volunteers Needed

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Volunteer request for Saturday 6th November, 10am to 12noon.

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Nov 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Shottendane Road, Birchington - 22nd November 2021 for 1 Day

    Temporary Road Closure - Shottendane Road, Birchington - 22nd November 2021 for 1 Day

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    It will be necessary to close part of Shottendane Road, Birchington from 22nd November 2021 with estimated completion by 22nd November 2021....

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Nov 21
  • Draft Westgate Neighbourhood Plan

    Draft Westgate Neighbourhood Plan

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    There will be another opportunity for face to face and online consultation for the Westgate Neighbourhood Plan, come along on Saturday 30th ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Oct 21
  • Community Spirit Craft Group

    Community Spirit Craft Group

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Do you love to craft? Would you like to help support community events? Then pop along to our Community Spirit Craft Group - Wednesday 27th ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Oct 21
  • Kent residents urged to prepare for winter on our roads

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Gritting teams are getting ready to hit the road again after working hard to prepare for the winter season ahead. Staff at Kent County Coun...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Oct 21
  • Bird Wise East Kent Events

    Bird Wise East Kent Events

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    There are two events taking place this week that have been organised by Bird Wise East Kent; they are both coastal bird walks and the first ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Oct 21
  • Community Clinic Wednesday 20 October

    Community Clinic Wednesday 20 October

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    A drop in Community Clinic will take place from 10am to 12noon on Wednesday 20 October at the Town Council offices. Councillors, our Westga...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Oct 21
  • Active Citizenship October Newsletter

    Active Citizenship October Newsletter

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Events for October 2021.

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Oct 21
  • Sunken Garden Society

    Sunken Garden Society

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Volunteers of all ages and abilities are invited to join the Sunken Garden Society who meet once a month for weeding, planting, litter picki...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Oct 21
  • Messy Church

    Messy Church

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Messy Church is a group for Bible stories, games and food, meeting at Christchurch URC Westgate-on-Sea on Saturdays from 10.30am to 12noon. ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Oct 21
  • Fiver Fest - Interactive Map

    Fiver Fest - Interactive Map

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Fiver Fest continues this weekend so don't forget to pop into Town and pick up a £5 Bargain. Check out the link below for a map o...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Oct 21
  • The Bridge Support Group, Birchington

    The Bridge Support Group, Birchington

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    The Bridge Support Group meets every Friday from 10.30am to 12.30pm behind the Baptist Church in Crescent Road, Birchington. All welcome.

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Oct 21
  • Totally Locally Fiver Fest 9th - 23rd October 21

    Totally Locally Fiver Fest 9th - 23rd October 21

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Westgate-on-Sea it taking part in Totally Locally from 9th to 23rd October 2021. Pop into Town, grab a bargain and help support our amazing ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Oct 21
  • Terracycle Update 2021

    Terracycle Update 2021

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Terracycle - Recycling Update Oct 2021 Please find details of the recycling you can do through the Town Council. Due to Covid19 some ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Oct 21
  • Kent Police and Crime Plan Survey

    Kent Police and Crime Plan Survey

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Kent Police and Crime Plan Survey - take a few minutes by sharing your views and ideas on where resources should focussed in the future. ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Oct 21
  • 2022 Westgate-on-Sea Calendar now available

    2022 Westgate-on-Sea Calendar now available

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    The 2022 Westgate-on-Sea calendar is now available for purchase. Designed and produced by the Westgate-on-Sea Heritage Centre, the calendar...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Oct 21
  • Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Event - Today (29th Sept 21) at Christ Church URC, Westgate Bay Avenue

    Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Event - Today (29th Sept 21) at Christ Church URC, Westgate Bay Avenue

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Come and join us today 6.00pm to 9.00pm at Christ Church URC, Westgate Bay Avenue to find out more about the Draft Neighbourhood Plan and ho...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Sep 21
  • Consultation Survey for Draft Westgate Neighbourhood Plan

    Consultation Survey for Draft Westgate Neighbourhood Plan

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    The Town Council has now launched the consultation for the draft Westgate Neighourhood Plan and the survey is available online - please foll...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Sep 21
  • The Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation goes live today!

    The Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation goes live today!

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    JOIN US TONIGHT! At 6.30pm tonight we're launching our Neighbourhood Plan Consultation, live on Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8177313...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Sep 21
  • Safe Haven

    Safe Haven

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    The Safe Haven @ Thanet offers out-of-hours mental health support to anyone aged 16+ in the Thanet area. It is open every day from 6pm to 1...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Sep 21
  • Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

    Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Join us live THIS FRIDAY at 6.30pm on Zoom or here on Facebook for the launch of our Neighbourhood Plan consultation. ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Sep 21
  • Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Launch - 24th September 2021

    Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Launch - 24th September 2021

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council is delighted to announce our Live Launch Event for our Neighbourhood Plan consultation. Please join us live on...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Sep 21
  • The Army Reserve in Thanet Want You!

    The Army Reserve in Thanet Want You!

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, also known as ‘The Tigers’, are based at MOD Manston in Thanet. We are an Army Reser...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Sep 21
  • KCC Second Consultation - Kent Active Travel - Open today

    KCC Second Consultation - Kent Active Travel - Open today

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Kent Active Travel - Second consultation The government have created an Active Travel Fund to enable councils to provide improved walking ...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Sep 21
  • Temporary Road Closures – Linksfield Road, Westgate-on-Sea – from 27 September 2021

    Temporary Road Closures – Linksfield Road, Westgate-on-Sea – from 27 September 2021

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Temporary Road Closures – Linksfield Road, Westgate-on-Sea – from 27 September 2021 Daytime closures of part of Linksfield R...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Sep 21
  • Margate NOW 2021 - Sunken Ecologies - 25 September to 10 October 2021

    Margate NOW 2021 - Sunken Ecologies - 25 September to 10 October 2021

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    The 2021 edition of Margate NOW, ‘Sunken Ecologies’, takes on the human-made natural environment and the possible role, parti...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Sep 21
  • Defibrillator Locations in Westgate-on-Sea

    Defibrillator Locations in Westgate-on-Sea

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    Please see the image for locations of defibrillators in Westgate-on-Sea.

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Sep 21
  • Community Clinic Wednesday 15 September 10am to 12noon

    Community Clinic Wednesday 15 September 10am to 12noon

    Westgate-On-Sea, Kent
    Article by: Gill Gray (Town Clerk/RFO)

    We are delighted to be restarting our regular Community Clinics which will take place on the third Wednesday of each month. The first event...

    Westgate-on-Sea Town Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Sep 21