Folkestone Trawler Race cancelled for 2024 after attracting 10,000 people to town’s harbour

An annual water festival celebrating a town’s fishing industry has been cancelled following “safety” fears caused by a lack of funding. Organizers have confirmed Folkestone’s Trawler Race will not go ahead this summer which sees the town’s fishermen take to the sea and race around the harbour. However, organiser Cath Mison has announced this year’s gala will not feature as planned. “We have made the decision to save what funds we have already and apply to other funding avenues so we can put on a spectacular event for the Trawler Race’s 50th Anniversary in 2025. “It has been a difficult decision, but we can not deliver this year’s event effectively and safely. more, >>CLICK TO READ<< 12:32

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