This year, seven of Thanet’s beaches, will be flying a coveted Blue Flag, an international benchmark of quality celebrating the best beaches in the world. 

Beaches awarded with a Blue Flag this year: 
• Minnis Bay
• West Bay 
• St Mildred’s Bay
• Botany Bay
• Joss Bay
• Stone Bay 
• Ramsgate Main Sands

Beaches awarded with a Seaside Award this year:
• Westbrook Bay
• Margate Main Sands
• Viking Bay 

Please continue reading to find out more about all the positive work that Thanet District Council’s Operational Services Team are delivering on our beaches.


Good Morning Britain are looking for a selection of local families and people to get involved with a Good Morning Britain special that they will be running on Friday June 24th about the EU referendum.

They are looking to speak to people and maybe find a family to speak to on the morning of June 24th and on the run up to the vote.

The show will be going on air at 6am and running until 9.30am on that day. They may also ask families to do some video diaries in the run up to the referendum. They would love to speak to a few generations from the same family.

Anyone interested should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A range of fun new activities everybody can enjoy. 

Of course, Ramsgate’s packed with natural beauty, incredible history and spectacular views, but did you know it also offers a cycling route that circles an entire island, cliff-topping walking trails, geocaching challenges, sweeping golf courses, boat rides, a canoe trail and more?

If not, it might be time hop aboard with Active Ramsgate!

Read more over on the Active Ramsgate site

Ramsgate Ferry launched a campaign towards the end of September designed to encourage a passenger and freight cross-Channel ferry service from Ramsgate to France or Belgium. We have the skills, we have the experience, we have the plan but we need your support.


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