12 Sep 2018     Newly available flu vaccine this winter could prevent 700 deaths, over 2000 hospitalisations and 30,000 GP consultations in those aged 65 and over in England     New vaccine becomes available as records show more than 200 patients were admitted to intensive care units in the South East last […]

Scam Alert- Beware of fake websites promising cash for your phone

We have received reports of people using mobile-buying websites to sell their mobile phones, only to find that they have been scammed out of their money and their phone. How it works The consumer contacts a trader through a mobile-buying website and provides the brand and make of the mobile they would like to sell. […]


We have received reports of bogus collectors claiming to work for the Armed Forces charity, formerly known as Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA), In the Dover and Folkestone area. SSAFA does not conduct door to door collections. NEVER agree to work or pay cash to someone you have just met on your doorstep. […]

Costa Coffee Scam Alert

A fake Costa Coffee voucher scam is catching people out on Whatsapp and allowing criminals to steal personal data. The new scam starts with Whatsapp users receiving an offer for a £75 voucher in celebration of Costa’s 50th birthday. Victims are then asked to enter personal information before they can access the ‘voucher’. Costa has […]


The consultation into the Lorry Park previously proposed at Stanford is to close on the 22nd  July. The online consultation is available for you to make your comments known. Please visit the following link and give your opinion.

Councillor Surgery update

IWe must apologise that the advertised date for the next Councillors Surgery to be held at the village hall Lympne is wrong. It is in fact to be held on the 23rd June between 10 am and 12pm. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.