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Dreamland announces plans for 2018
Operators Sands Heritage are now out of administration and are planning for a great Christmas and exciting New Year.   An Ice Rink and Frosted Fairground will open next month.   Next year will commence in February with GEEK and The Selector and The Beat appearing.   Many more events are planned throughout 2018 and we will keep you posted here on Academy FM
 
 
The old Ramsgate Working Mens Club is up for auction
The former club in Chatham Place has planning permission to be turned into flats.   The club closed in 2016 after over 100 years and is a grade 2 listed building in the conservation area.   The guide price is over £400,000.   The auction by Clive Emson in Maidstone is set for 11th December.   The same auction will also aim to dispose of the Sea View Pub in Birchington for Shepherd Neame.   The Station Road hostelry dates back to 1865
 
 
A crowdfunding page is raising money for a Margate grandmother who lost her purse on the Loop
Over £200 has been raised to replace Betty's christmas present fund for her 8 grandchildren.   Her son Luke Harris appealed on Facebook and Newington School worker Kim Duffy has set up the appeal..   If the purse should be recovered the fund will go to charity.
 
 
Consultation has opened for a new Margate secondary school.
The new school on the site of the fomer Royal School For Deaf Children is expected to provide 900 places.   KCC will fund the £20 million project.   Thanet is experiencing a shortage of secondary school places and a process is now underway to find a sponsor for the new school.   A decision will be made in April.   The Deaf School closed in 2015 resulting in loss of jobs and places for the disabled children