Spring lunch – 1pm Sunday 7th May

Following last years successful lunch, we will follow the familiar format where people bring a contribution of main, side dish or pudding to ‘bring and share’ with neighbours. Come and enjoy some delicious home made food and great company. The lunch will be at the village hall. Details of contacts will follow.

Village clean-up

Many thanks to all her helped litter pick on the 12th. We did all the village and quite a bit outside it. It is amazing how much and what sort of rubbish there was to be found – energy drinks in particular plus beer cans – some people literally do drink and drive but are […]

Kent Rural Police update

Kent Rural police publish an occasional update on what has been happening and what they are doing in the more rural parts of Kent, including the North Downs. This is the most recent link.  

The mystery of the missing Pillar Box… update 20th February

  As many of you will know, our Victorian Pillar box was stolen by a bunch of ne’er-do-wells in mid-January. They were fortunately disturbed in the process and made off, but presumably did not have time to secure the box in the approved manner on their get away vehicle. The box was therefore able to […]

High speed broadband is here!

Superfast broadband is here! It will be especially useful for people who work at home as well as for watching films etc. A wide range of providers sell broadband, not just BT. Details can be found on the Openreach website, www.homeandwork.openreach.co.uk    

Maidstone Local Plan – open for comment

This is the link to the website:- http://www.maidstone.gov.uk/council/have-your-say/current-consultations/local-plan-consultation The following is taken from the website, with Maidstone commenting as follows:- Background We've produced a local plan to guide the future development of the borough. We're now confident our plan is sound and ready to send to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, once the consultation has finished. […]