Coastal Communities Team

Otterpool Park – EVENT POSTPONED

The community engagement events have had to be postponed as Shepway District Council will be in a period of restricted publicity in advance of the General Election to be held on 8 June.  Shepway District Council will reschedule the events as soon as possible after the election is held, subject to venue availability.

Kent County Council elections

The next county council election is on Thursday 4 May 2017. The names of the candidates standing in the 2017 election for the two divisions of Hythe West and Cheriton Sandgate & Hythe East are available now Read more here

Pothole Blitz Launch 2017

Kent County Council launched its 2017 pothole blitz on 3 April. Help the KCC Highways team by making sure that they target roads that are important to Hythe residents. Read more here

 John Schoner MBE

On 17th February 2017, former Hythe councillor and town mayor John Schoner was awarded an MBE for services to Hythe. Read more here

Calling all passionate community driven people for an exciting new volunteer role


Do you like meeting new people, want to learn new skills and provide valuable support to local residents?  We’re introducing an exciting new Volunteer Support Warden role in Hythe. Read more here

Online Scams

More money was lost to online scams last year than ever before. Read more here

Painting ownership returned to Hythe

A historic oil painting of the view of Hythe town and surrounding area looking out to sea, has been returned to the ownership of Hythe Town Council. Read more here

We made it

Using a £10,000 award from The Great British Coastthe Coastal Community Fund, Hythe’s coastal community team submitted their economic plan to the Department for Communities and Local Government on 31st March 2017 Read more here.