Sandwich Toll Bridge – work postponed

Essential maintenance work on Sandwich Toll Bridge has been postponed. The works to repair the swing bridge were due to begin on February 17 and last seven weeks. Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond Kent County Council’s control, the emergency works by Southern Water have now been extended. It had always been intended that the closure…

Positive future for Wayfarers Care Home

A decision was made by Kent County Council in February 2016 to sell Wayfarers Care Home in Sandwich as a going concern and a purchaser has now been selected. Using the services of a specialist agent who is experienced in selling care homes, multiple offers were received and evaluated by senior staff in Kent County…

The Sandwich Magna Carta

Catch a last glimpse of Magna Carta

There is still time to catch a glimpse of an original Magna Carta as celebrations on the 800th anniversary continue. The free exhibition will be in the Jury Room at the Guildhall, Sandwich from Thursday (September 24) to October 6. Its final destination will be Lady Chapel, Rochester Cathedral between October 10 and December 6. A…