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Accommodation

Discover Folkestone Hythe & Romney Marsh - The definitive website for accommodation, pubs and clubs, places to visit, leisure activities, what to do, where to go and where to stay throughout Shepway with links to Visit Kent.

Community

Creative Foundation - The Creative Foundation is an independent visionary arts charity dedicated to enabling the regeneration of Folkestone through creative activity. Working with the people of Folkestone, partners and other stakeholders we are transforming the town making it a better place to live, work, visit and study. We have developed and look after five key projects and a range of other events and activities that are embedded in the creative transformation of Folkestone, in terms of our contribution to the townscape, the work and visitor economies, through providing opportunities and enabling arts activities and our involvement in local education initiatives, health provision and community development.

Folkestone Area Partnership Against Crime - The Folkestone Area Partnership Against Crime is a 'not for profit' organisation forming a subsidiary of Folkestone Town Centre Management Ltd. Who we are FAPAC is a Crime Reduction Partnership operating shopwatch and pubwatch schemes for the benefit of local retailers, licensed premises and the public of Shepway. Our goal is to achieve a safer environment for the whole community in which to live, work and socialise. We achieved Safer Business and Safer Socialising Awards in 2012, 2011 and 2008 respectively. What we do Improve safety and security in public places and the retail environment. FAPAC provides a town net radio connecting members to each other, local police and CCTV. FAPAC collates and shares information, delivering a monthly a 'Intelligence report' that identifies and warns members about active offenders and their criminality, which affects quality of life and damages local enterprise. FAPAC excludes target offenders from all member premises including shops, libraries and places of entertainment. Partners Kent Police Shepway Community Safety Unit Association of Business Crime Partnerships Individual members

Hythe Visitor Guide - Take a look at the Hythe Visitor Guide, for events, shopping and leisure. Hythe, where the country meets the sea!

Food

Spicers of Hythe - A hamper tradition since 1926, Spicers of Hythe - Hampers of Distinction are the luxury hamper specialists to provide the perfect gift Spicers of Hythe, Purveyors of Fine Foods since 1926. Customers rely on our experience and knowledge of hampers for their own personal presents or business gift solutions. Great Grandfather Percy Spicer started packing hampers in the cellars of his grocery shop in Hythe, Kent. He would be amazed to walk into our modern warehouses now and see over 100,000 mail order Christmas gourmet hampers going out with couriers and on pallets, being delivered to home, office or overseas addresses. Phone 01303 235605 for Corporate Enquiries. Please email enquiries@spicersofhythe.co.uk for a quote to ensure you get the perfect hamper. A birthday anniversary coming up? Would you like to make it a special occasion? Then what better way to celebrate it than with a hamper full of deliciously wicked treats? Just have a look at our Birthday Hamper section. Spicers exquisite Corporate Hampers are used on a regular basis by companies as sales incentives, product promotions and staff or customer care gifts. Our bespoke service is well renowned. We can tailor design any Corporate hamper to fit a theme or budget. Click here for further details on Bespoke Hampers. We are delighted with our range of Fairtrade hampers where the art of giving means excellent products in attractive packaging that also happen to support Fairer Trade. If you need Chocolate Hampers, Non Alcoholic Hampers or a present that reflects the Best of British then do have a look at these sections. There is really something for everyone whatever their taste or their budget. Enjoy shopping for your hampers. Spicer Hampers Team. Spicers Hampers of Distinction is committed to protecting your and your family's personal information. By using our website you accept the terms of our Privacy Policy and agree that we can p

Leisure&entertainment

Folkestone Festivals - The definitive website for news and information about all events known to us taking place in and around Folkestone.

Folkestone, Hythe & District Model Railway Club - A history of our club as well as information about our well renowned exhibition (held at the Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone in October each year).

Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Church, Folke - Arange concerts and social event for Holy Trinity Church, Folkestone

Mega Fun (UK) - Entertainment and Leisure Services - Welcome to the Entertainment World of Mega Fun (UK), a nationwide booking agency that provides quality music acts, entertainers and fun entertainment equipment to private, corporate and wedding clients throughout the UK. We offer a personal, friendly service and expert guidance, delivering the very best in music and entertainment.

Localauthority&government

Kent Police - Our responsibilities Kent Police has unique responsibilities when it comes to policing the county. As well as dealing with crime and disorder in our neighbourhoods, our geographic location - between London and the continent - means we have a part to play in national and international policing. We are the main gateway to Europe through the ports of Dover, Folkestone and Ramsgate, the Channel Tunnel and a number of airfields and airports such as Manston and Lydd. We also have one of the busiest road networks in the country which includes the M25, A2 and M20.

Shopping&business

John Frayne - FAPAC is a Crime Reduction Partnership operating shopwatch and pubwatch schemes for the benefit of local retailers, licensed premises and the public of Shepway. Our goal is to achieve a safer environment for the whole community in which to live, work and socialise. We achieved Safer Business and Safer Socialising Awards in 2012, 2011 and 2008 respectively. What we do Improve safety and security in public places and the retail environment. FAPAC provides a town net radio connecting members to each other, local police and CCTV. FAPAC collates and shares information, delivering a monthly a 'Intelligence report' that identifies and warns members about active offenders and their criminality, which affects quality of life and damages local enterprise. FAPAC excludes target offenders from all member premises including shops, libraries and places of entertainment. Partners Kent Police Shepway Community Safety Unit Association of Business Crime Partnerships Individual members Benefits Radio's connect members to each other and provide reassurance to vulnerable or lone workers. Radio's provide a direct link with our police and PCSO's. In appropriate circumstances we can arrange for a life line phone to be fitted. We engage collectively with police, local authorities and other agencies Be alert to threats Share information Develop and use intelligence Be part of a supportive community Improve safety and security for the whole of Shepway By sharing photographs and Intelligence traders and 'service providers' warn each other of pending trouble when shoplifters, drunks or persons known for anti social behaviour are active. Information that includes photographs of suspects, current offenders and excluded individuals is available 24/7 via the members area of our website.

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