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CONTENTS Councillors5 Meet the Mayor 6 Council Meetings 10 Events Guide 14-15 Allotments18 Former Station at 150 24 Groups & Clubs 28-29 Published by Community Ad Web Ltd 01843 834160 email info@communityad.co.uk web www.communityad.co.uk The views expressed in any published content are solely those of the contributors. The Publishers and Ramsgate Town Council accept no responsibility for the accuracy of any information contained in the publication. The contents of this magazine including images may not be copied, reproduced, distributed, downloaded or displayed in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Ramsgate Town Council and/or Community Ad Web Ltd. Unless otherwise specified, the authors of the literary and artistic works in the pages in this magazine have asserted their moral right pursuant to Section 77 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of those works. The Publishers reserve the right not to publish a submission or part of a submission that they consider defamatory or otherwise inappropriate for publication.

Inside you will find information about the town, its council, the Mayor and forthcoming events, together with features on the town, its history and its people. This is the first issue and it is hoped that the magazine will be published alongside our website and made available to every home in Ramsgate. It is being produced under a partnership arrangement and at no cost to council taxpayers. We look forward to receiving any articles you might wish to submit, plus your letters and views. You can send them by email to info@ramsgatetown.org or write to Ramsgate Town Council, the Custom House, Harbour Parade, Ramsgate, CT11 8LP.

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The Mayor and deputy Mayor are current town councillors who serve a minimum of one year in the role before retirement or re-election. The election of the Mayor and deputy Mayor takes place every year in early May as part of the annual statutory meeting of the town council, which is open to the public. There has been a Mayor of Ramsgate since 1884, when the Corporation of Ramsgate was formed. Altogether there have been 64 Mayors, of which three have served more than four times. All have added to the history of the town, but

If you have a special event or run a community organisation and would like to request a visit from the Mayor, contact Ramsgate Town Council via the website, by telephone or by letter. Details are elsewhere within this magazine.

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OCTOBER Wednesday 16 to 23 | daytime York Street Gallery Gerry Cornwall Solo Exhibition Thursday 17 | 7 for 7.30pm King’s Church, King’s Place, King St “Old Ramsgate - A Trip Down Memory Lane” - “A Day at the Seaside” A nostalgic evening with “Mr Ramsgate”, Ralph Hoult £3.50 inc tea/coffee. Wednesday 23 to 30 | daytime York Street Gallery Mike Trim - Solo Exhibition Saturday 26 | 10am-5pm Albert Court Ramsgate Handmade Fair Weds 30 - November 6 (daytime) York Street Gallery Lesley Williams - Solo Exhibition NOVEMBER Saturday 2 | 7 for 7.30pm Saint George’s Church Hall Fun Quiz Night Tickets £5 Wednesday 6-13 | daytime York Street Gallery Acol Art Group Annual Show Sunday 10 | 10.45am Saint George’s Church Ramsgate’s Remembrance Parade and Service Monday 11 | 11am Town centre and Ramsgate Cemetery Two Minute Silence

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Weds 27 - December 4th | daytime York Street Gallery Emily Tull - Solo Exhibition Wednesday 4-11 | daytime York Street Gallery Pauline Doney, Roger Wisbey and Kathleen Dunne Saturday 7 | 10am-5pm Albert Court - Ramsgate Handmade Fair Wednesday 11-18 | daytime York Street Gallery Andy Johnson - Solo Exhibition Friday 13 - Sunday Jan 5 | various times The Granville Theatre Pantomime Wednesday 4 - 11 | daytime York Street Gallery Brian Homewood - Portraits & More Thursday 12 December | 7 for 7.30pm KING’s Church, King’s Place, King Street “Old Ramsgate - A Trip Down Memory Lane” - “Ramsgate Entertains” A Nostalgic evening with “Mr Ramsgate”, Ralph Hoult £3.50 inc tea/coffee Saturday 14 | 2.30pm & 7.30pm King’s of Ramsgate Community Theatre Club “Christmas Cracker Variety Show 31” A Family Fun Festive Entertainment Tickets £6.50/£5.50 First 50 Ramsgate senior citizens free

Saturday 21 | 7pm Saint George’s Church Carols by Candlelight JANUARY Thursday 16 | 7 for 7.30pm King’s Church, King’s Place, King Street “Old Ramsgate - A Trip Down Memory Lane” - “My Ramsgate by Mr Ramsgate” A nostalgic evening with Ralph Hoult £3.50 inc. tea/coffee

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Main Competition Jim Bailey came 7th, John Millgate joint 9th with Paul and Kaye Daniels, Godfrey Power 12th, and Malcolm Humphries joint 13th with Margaret and Chas Cummins. The Golden Grow Trophy (best leisure garden) Paul and Kaye Daniels came 2nd, J. McCarthy and M. Warden 3rd and Lauren Lambert 5th. Joan Sparks Trophy (under 40s) Lauren Lambert came 1st, Mrs N. Macaulay 2nd and Chris Price 3rd. Jack and Lil Conyard Trophy (children) Chilton School plot came 1st and Ella Lambert 2nd. Bloomfield Memorial Trophy (large site) Chilton Lane East allotment site came 2nd. Medway Trophy (6 best plots) Chilton Lane East allotment site came 4th. Ladies Cup Dot Bryant came 4th, Lynne Goff 5th, W. Marsh and B. Bleasdale 8th,Sue Appleton 9th, Mrs Adey 10th, Barbara Roe 11th, Miranda Dunn came 12th, Lorraine Blay 13th and S. McDonald 14th.

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Chilton Lane East allotment site has 110 plots varying from half plots to full plots. We recently entered two competitions and did really well. The first one was the Kent Allotments and Garden Council competition. It was held on July 1st. We had to enter six plots, which were extremely difficult to pick out from 110. I mentioned to the plot holders that I had entered the allotment site into two competitions but not when they were. I wanted the allotment to be judged on how we are on a daily basis. We also entered the Kent Wildlife Trust competition. We have a school plot on our site and they did very well in achieving Bronze and Chilton Lane East allotment site achieved Silver. We were thrilled with this result and are waiting for the feedback on improvements that can be made to the allotment site. We will get the feedback at the presentation ceremony. On Sunday August 11th we held our annual site BBQ. Eighty people attended and we had a very lovely time and there was plenty of food for everyone. Phew! At the BBQ we held the judging of the onion competition. There were some very good onions, even if one was not edible. Ha, ha! After all the onions had been weighed, Jim Bailey won 1st prize, Paul Daniels came 2nd, Sheila Redmond 3rd and Godfrey Power 4th. After the plot holders saw the onions that won, there are now more keen to try and beat the record. The challenge is now on! We are a very friendly allotment site and try to be as encouraging and positive as we can. Mrs Kaye Daniels Site Rep, Chilton Lane East Allotments

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Visitor Information Centre Ramsgate’s Visitor Information Centre, located at the Custom House in Harbour Parade, is funded by Ramsgate Town Council (RTC) and managed by nine volunteers. They operate in shifts to provide a seven-day-a-week service. The VIC is open for advice 364 days a year. The VIC can advise on destinations within Ramsgate, Thanet and Kent and there is a comprehensive selection of leaflets covering a wide range of activities and attractions. Ramsgate hosts a wide range of cultural and leisure activities during the year. You will find information on those activities in the VIC. If you want to know what’s on and when in Ramsgate; the VIC is the best place in town for event information. The VIC volunteers are dedicated to helping visitors and residents get the information they need. Their advice is completely free and is backed up with a fine selection of local maps and guides. Bookings are taken for National Express, Carol Peters and Buzz Lines coach services and tours to the UK and abroad. The Town council is based on the

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Montefiore Woodland If you go down to the woods... In April 2011 Thanet District Council handed over the area known as the Montefiore Woodland in Dumpton Park Drive to the Ramsgate Town Council, to own and to manage it “in the wider public interest”. The Council manage the site on behalf of the people of Ramsgate and with the support of a group of conservation volunteers. Largely thanks to the enthusiastic support of two local Councillors, a group of conservation volunteers was formed to look after it, and ‘The Friends of Montefiore Woodland’ held their first Open Meeting in February 2012. The main aim of the Friends is to maintain and improve this natural woodland area - the only one of its kind in urban Ramsgate, and home to parakeets, foxes and hedgehogs - in order to conserve the habitat and wildlife, and encourage its responsible use by members of the local community. They also hope to persuade local residents to take an active role in the group’s activities. The woodland is located on Dumpton park drive next to the Montefiore Medical Centre and

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Former Ramsgate Station’s 150th Anniversary Saturday, October 5th, 2013, saw the 150th anniversary of the first passenger trains running from the Ramsgate Harbour station. The opening was an important milestone in the town’s history as the new station was a key element in the arrival of the holidaymaker. Ramsgate became one of the country’s greatest seaside resorts, which also attracted the rich, famous and royalty. The Harbour station was also known as the Sands station due to its location adjacent to Ramsgate’s golden beach. Trains arrived via a mile-long tunnel hewn from the chalk cliffs towards Broadstairs. This tunnel was to take on a more sinister role in 1940, when it became home to over 1,000 people following a disastrous air raid on the town.

In 1939 the borough council had the foresight to construct a 2½ mile network of tunnels around the town, which provided deep shelter from air raids and shelling during WWII. This new network connected with the former railway tunnel to make Ramsgate one of the safest towns in the country, despite its location close to occupied Europe. The railway tunnel continued in use after the war, providing access from Dumpton to the seafront via a narrow gauge electric railway. The “Tunnel Railway” finally closed in 1965 and the system has remained abandoned ever since. However, June 1st, 2014, will see the reopening of part of the former railway tunnel to the public as a heritage attraction from where guided tours of a section of the ARP tunnels will be conducted.

The Ramsgate Fund Ramsgate Town Council supports a wide range of community organisations via its Ramsgate Fund. Bodies large and small can apply for support for their projects. The fund is open to community organisations based in Ramsgate or those that can show that the work they are promoting will benefit Ramsgate. The fund is for capital items only and there is an upper limit of £3,000. In exceptional circumstances the council may subscribe a larger sum at its discretion. The fund is cash limited and in some years demand may exceed the funds available. In assessing each application, the council will look at the benefit to the community, whether your organisation has applied elsewhere for joint funding (a good idea) and what resources your organisation will contribute itself, whether in cash or in kind. An application form is available from our office at the Custom House, Harbour Parade, Ramsgate or directly at www.ramsgatetown.org An example of a project part-funded from the Ramsgate Fund, as well as by Thanet District Council, is the recent renovation of the Ramsgate seafront shelters by the Ramsgate Society, below.

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Ramsgate Active Retirement Association The Odds Club, 142 High Street, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 9TY Contact Shirley 01843 5816500 • Sequin Dancing - Alternate Mondays 10am-12pm • Gentle Exercise - Every Tuesday 10am-11pm • Line Dancing - Every Tuesday 11.15am-12.15pm • Table Tennis - Every Friday 10am-12pm • Monthly Meetings 2nd Monday of each month Salvation Army Friendship Group and Lunch Meet for friendship and social lunch. Opening Times: Every Wednesday 11.00am-1.00pm Salvation Army Friendship Group and Lunch, 167a High Street, Ramsgate Kent CT11 9TT 01843 599066 Over 60s Club Chat, bingo, cream teas, outings, Christmas shopping, raffles, annual fee Opening Times: 2-4pm Fridays St Georges Church Hall, Broad Street, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 8QR Contact Mr N.F. Allen 01843 591071 Ramsgate Croquet Club Play croquet. Join in with social activities based around a competition in the summer. We also have quizzes and other activities throughout the winter. Open Mon-Sun 9.30am-dusk May-Oct but you can play all year except Jan & Feb (weather permitting) Westcliff Lawns, Royal Esplanade, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 0HE 01843 588878

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Bumble Beez Old Focus DIY, 7 Pysons Road, Ramsgate, Kent CT12 6RL 01843 570913 Mother and Toddler Group Mon 9am-12pm 50p for Surestart Members Reserved sessions for disabled children Wed 5.30pm-7.30pm; Sat & Sun 9am-10am £2 per session Thanet Ladies Bowls Club Facilities for bowls to all levels of ability at Montefiore Ave Ramsgate CT11 8BD. All welcome: ladies, gents, juniors. Whist drive, short mat bowls,bar and refreshments. Open 10am-7pm. Bowls Club, Montefiore Avenue, Ramsgate, Kent CT12 6GT www.thanetbowlsclub@gmail.com Contact Mrs Piper 01843 591346 Thanet Hard of Hearing Club uses loop system and overhead projector to provide support to all with hearing loss. Speakers and social events. Help with hearing aids, retubing, batteries and advice available Opening Times: 2.30-4pm. Meeting 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month St George’s Church Hall, Broad Street, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 8QY Contact Jean Howarth 01843 867724 Royal Voluntary Service (formerly WRVS) - Good Neighbours Royal Voluntary Service works with volunteers to prevent isolation and help older people lead the life they choose. We offer a range of practical individual services such as befriending, assisted shopping and dog walking. Open 9.30am-3.30pm Mon-Fri Royal Voluntary Service (formerly WRVS) Good Neighbours Foresters Hall Meeting Street, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 9RT 01843 853321 Contact Rosie Weavers www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk thanetgns@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

Tell us about your local Group or Club email info@communityad.co.uk or call 01843 834160 The Lantern Theatre Phone 07919 315 918 to book the hall or for more information. Events take place in St Georges Church Hall, next door to the Church, unless different venue is mentioned against the date. 10.30 for 11. Entrance £3.50 - £3.00 for members. Free tea, coffee and a biscuit. For details contact Ralph Hoult on 07969 672674 • Ramsgate Memoires Club Every Thursday (not 10 June) in Church Hall at 10.30am for 11am • Starlite Entertainers Variety Show every month • Ramsgate Events Group “Fun Quiz Night” every month Thanet and District Sports Association for Disabled People Thanet and District Sports Association for Disabled People (TADSAD) run a junior section for disabled children aged 5-11. The new club will meet at Ramsgate Leisure Centre on Wednesdays between 4.30 and 6p.m. For more details contact Karen on 01843 590614 Ramsgate Children’s Centres If you have a child under 5 then come along and find out what your local children’s centres can offer. We have three centres in Ramsgate and families can access health services, adult learning opportunities, drop in stay and play groups, support in accessing childcare funding for 2, 3 & 4 year olds, along with advice and support and signposting to other services such as Citizen’s Advice Bureau the centres also offer events for all the family during holidays. Come along to your local centre to register with us and meet your Community Involvement Workers - why not come along to our drop in stay and plays and experience fun

ways to support your child’s learning and development, fun and support for you too! • Newlands Kiddywinks and Bizzy babies is Tuesdays 1pm-2.30pm and incorporates a group for babies as well as toddlers. No need to book. • Priory Family Time Wednesdays 9am10.30am. Health Visiting clinic runs at same time so come along and get baby weighed also and talk to a health professional. No need to book. • Newington Messy Rock and Roll on Fridays 1pm-2.30pm. Messy play - old clothes advisable! No need to book. Newlands Children’s Centre Dumpton Lane, Ramsgate, CT11 7AJ 01843 595110 Priory Children’s Centre Cannon Road, Ramsgate CT11 9SQ 01843 587457 Newington Children’s Centre Princess Margaret Avenue, Ramsgate CT12 6HX 01843 855570

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Ramsgate Library You can renew books over the phone. The services at the library include : computer buddies available - need to book. Reference library. Phoenix space area where you can relax with a hot drink & a newspaper. Lifts. Public toilets. Open Mon-Fri 9am - 6pm; Sat 9am-5pm; (closed Sundays) 0300 333 6022 Guildford Lawn, Ramsgate CT11 9AY ramsgatelibrary@kent.gov.uk East Kent Independent Dementia Support Charity Registration No. 1148528 An Independent group supporting those living with dementia and their carers in East Kent. If you need support or would like to get involved. Please Contact Janet Britt, Hon Secretary, 01227 730000 info@ekids.org.uk, www.ekids.org.uk

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Christmas Shopping Days England / Belgium Christmas Markets 2013 2 Nov 16 Nov 23 Nov 30 Nov 8 Dec 8 Dec 17 Dec

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www.ramsgatetown.org is a website dedicated to the town of Ramsgate in Kent – a real hidden gem to be explored by locals and visitors alike. Ramsgate has a lot to offer as a destination for visitors. The website aims to be a central hub of information about the town with news, history and community information. You can also sign up on the site to receive regular email updates. Just go to www.ramsgatetown.org and click on the ‘Sign Up’ button. The website follows a model, which has proved successful for other towns around the UK, and it is already doing well for Ramsgate. If you are planning a visit to Ramsgate, you will find information on where to stay, places to eat, attractions, places of interest, shopping and directions on getting to Ramsgate. There is also a What’s On section with an up to date diary of events, meetings and activities taking place in Ramsgate. Our coastal towns have a wonderful heritage; however, there is now a renewed desire to support the local economy. Sites like www.ramsgatetown.org help make it possible to so, offering the convenience of the internet to help everyone plan a day out or short stay by the sea in Kent. Why not go to www.ramsgatetown. org now and click ‘Sign Up’!

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