Calendar

 

News

 

Newsletters

 

Gallery

 

Coastal Communities Team

Urgent  road closure – St Marys Road, West Hythe – 14 August 2017

It will be necessary to close St Marys Road, West Hythe from 14 August 2017 for up to 5 days. The road will be closed for the entire length. There is no alternative route. Every effort will be made to maintain access for residents whenever it is safe to do so. It is planned that the road will be closed between 09:00 hours and 16:30 hours. This is to enable urgent carriageway patching to be carried out by Kent County Council.

Armed Forces Day

Celebrations in Hythe on June 24 marked the ninth annual Armed Forces Day. Read more here

The Great Get Together

On Sunday 18th June 2017 at Oaklands Park Bandstand, Stade Street, Hythe, hundreds of Hythe residents enjoyed picnics, sunshine, free music and the company of family, friends and neighbours. More here:

St Leonard’s Church

The largest and best-preserved collection of ancient human bones and skulls in Britain can be found in the parish church in Hythe. The collection consists of shelves in four arched bays that contain 1,022 skulls in total, and a single stack of bones and skulls measuring 7.5m in length, 1.8m in width and just over 1.8m in height.

BBC South East showed a brief clip about the collection in its bulletin of 14th June 2017 which you can see by clicking here or to find out more about the crypt at St Leonard’s click here.

Thoughtless youths invade allotments in Hythe

MINDLESS vandals stole and broke garden chairs, pushed over sheds, kicked in gates, and damaged vegetables when they raided allotments at Eaton Lands. Read more here

New PCSO for Hythe

Kent Police has appointed PCSO Lewis Bennett as its new police community support officer for Hythe. Lewis has already met many business owners and residents, and is looking forward to his new role. Lewis replaces PCSO Josh Carle, who will shortly start his training to become a police officer.

 Online Scams

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

New town mayor elected

At the annual council meeting on 11th May 2017, Cllr Paul Peacock was elected as the town mayor of Hythe for the municipal year 2017/2018. 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

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

 Cyber security

Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, Kent Police’s cyber crime unit has issued an alert urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice immediately and in the coming days. Read more here