The main road running from Sandgate to Hythe at the bottom of our road is going to be closed for a week! I think. We got a letter from KCC to say resurfacing work will start on 10th October 2013. Hmm yeah even if we let that one go, and they really meant 2014 the rest of the letter is still hard to understand:
The resurfacing work will start on 10th October 2013 and shoudl take 7 nights (excluding the weekends) to complete between the hours of 19.00 and 02.00.
What does this mean? They will be working during these hours? The road will be closed during these hours? Or they will be working constantly throughout the day and up to at least 7pm and sometimes 2am every night? It's not clear to me. It would be madness to only work during those hours and keep the road closed permanently. It would sort of make sense to only close the road at night (it's the main bus route) but I suppose it will be shut permanently. You wouldn't want to live in one of those houses
This is part of my website The 'Gerald that I built in a fury of excitement when I first moved to Folkestone in approximately 2004. I'd been a regular visitor for a few years before that so I am technically one of those Down From Londons you get now. The site was updated more frequently with a gig calendar and voting for favourite places and things, and I know it was a useful reference for those who were thinking of moving to the area. Now I've moved out of Folkestone again (though only to Hythe) it doesn't get as much attention as it used to. Ironic really as The town is becoming the exciting place we always thought it was just about to. My name is not Gerald by the way, this comes from a fake newspaper in an episode of The Day Today or something, the Portsmouth Gerald, and how there is a local paper here called the Folkestone Herald. Puns like this are GRATE aren't they? Do contact me if you have something to contribute, email anythign @ this domain, or try @folkestone or @pauly on Twitter.