From Monday 6 July, there will be a reopening of some play areas in Thanet. We have conducted a thorough review and initially 11 of the 33 play areas in the district will be opening up.
Thanet District Council is joining forces with key agencies as part of its beach management plan. This will see the coordination of resources, intelligence and support right across the region to together tackle the huge volume of visitors to its coast.
“When the temperatures are this hot people always flock to the beaches and we’re lucky to have such beautiful bathing spots. However, some people seem to have forgotten that we are still in the middle of a pandemic.
A total of 193 businesses based in Thanet will each receive a payment of £7,500 this week under the Discretionary Grant scheme.
Anyone carrying a knife is being urged to hand it in anonymously by placing it in one of the Knife Amnesty bins that can be found at locations in Margate and Ramsgate.
Following feedback from residents, the council has developed a Beach Management Plan to help members of the public enjoy the area safely.
We are working to support businesses as they begin to reopen from Monday 15 June, with practical measures to help manage high streets and ensure that customers return to shops, confident that it is safe to do so.
“This is an exceptionally tough time for so many businesses, especially the small and micro enterprises that characterise Thanet’s creative and independent economy.
The council has launched Thanet Together – a community based fundraising appeal – on behalf of local food banks. The fundraiser aims to raise almost £10,000 to support the work of these organisations.
From today, eligible local businesses affected by COVID-19 will have the opportunity to apply for a share of £1.6m funding as part of a new Discretionary Business Grant scheme for Thanet.