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Staplehurst Parish Council

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  • Maidston Borough Council - Homeless Outreach Team

    Maidston Borough Council - Homeless Outreach Team

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Maidstone Borough Council has set up a dedicated team to address and support the street homeless population of the borough, offering a servi...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Oct 19
  • Staplehurst Library 29th October - Maidstone Borough Council Community Protection Team Surgery

    Staplehurst Library 29th October - Maidstone Borough Council Community Protection Team Surgery

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Maidstone Borough Council Community Protection Team will be holding surgeries in the library. This will be an opportunity to discuss your c...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Oct 19
  • Parish Councillor Vacancy

    Parish Councillor Vacancy

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Following the statutory period of Public Notice, Staplehurst Parish Council is now able to co-opt a local elector to fill the vacancy left b...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Oct 19
  • Temporary Closure of Marden Road from 4th November

    Temporary Closure of Marden Road from 4th November

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Update 15/10/19: South East Water will hold a drop-in event at the Village Centre on Wednesday 30th October between 4.00pm and 6.30pm to ans...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Oct 19
  • Spectacles Found

    Spectacles Found

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    A pair of spectacles has been found on the High Street near the Village Centre and handed to the Parish Office.  For further informatio...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Oct 19
  • Temporary Closure of Grave Lane Marden from 11th November

    Temporary Closure of Grave Lane Marden from 11th November

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Kent County Council has made an order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on Grave Lane, Marden, for up to three days from 11th November...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Oct 19
  • Road Closure 27th October A229 Maidstone road

    Road Closure 27th October A229 Maidstone road

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    On Sunday 27th October, Uk power networks connections department will be carrying works on A229 Maidstone road. A new connection will be ins...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Oct 19
  • Consultation on Maidstone Borough Affordable and Local Needs Housing Supplementary Planning Document

    Consultation on Maidstone Borough Affordable and Local Needs Housing Supplementary Planning Document

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Maidstone Borough Council has prepared an Affordable and Local Needs Housing Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for public consultation. ...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Oct 19
  • Village Update  Autumn 2019

    Village Update Autumn 2019

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    The Autumn edition was issued in September. Thanks to all our volunteer distributors. If you have not received a copy and would like one, p...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Oct 19
  • MBC Sports and Leisure Survey

    MBC Sports and Leisure Survey

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Maidstone Borough Council is inviting residents to have their say about sport & leisure provision and facilities in the borough.  I...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Sep 19
  • Updated* Chairman's Video Report on Facebook

    Updated* Chairman's Video Report on Facebook

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    UPDATE 20/09/19: The Chairman's September video report is available on the Parish Council's Facebook page.  The transcript is a...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Sep 19
  • Staplehurst Library New Opening Hours

    Staplehurst Library New Opening Hours

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    From Monday 30th September 2019, Staplehurst Library's opening hours will be:  - Tuesday to Friday: from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 1...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Sep 19
  • Public Notice Vacancy for One Parish Councillor

    Public Notice Vacancy for One Parish Councillor

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    There is a vacancy on Staplehurst Parish Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Karen Langmaid. A by-election to fill the vacancy ...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Sep 19
  • Keys Found Marden Road

    Keys Found Marden Road

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Two keys on a ring have been handed in to the Parish Office. They were found on the Marden Road near Thatcher Road. If they are yours pleas...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Sep 19
  • Woodlands Green (Redrow Homes) - Affordable Homes

    Woodlands Green (Redrow Homes) - Affordable Homes

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

     Moat Homes are offering homes on a shared ownership basis, with priority given to local people.  To read more information, regist...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Sep 19
  • Suggested 20mph Speed Limit Area in Staplehurst

    Suggested 20mph Speed Limit Area in Staplehurst

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    The safety of pedestrians of all ages is of great concern to Staplehurst Parish Council and residents. One possibility is to apply to the Ma...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Sep 19
  • Red Telephone Box at Church Green -UPDATE

    Red Telephone Box at Church Green -UPDATE

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    UPDATE 2: Further to BT’s notice of 25th June 2019, if you have any comments about BT’s plans to remove the telephone kiosk at C...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Sep 19
  • Updated **Hen & Duckhurst Farm Saturday Working Hours

    Updated **Hen & Duckhurst Farm Saturday Working Hours

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    On 22nd August MBC Planning Committee refused to extend the permitted Saturday working hours at Hen & Duckhurst Farm and also refused to...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Sep 19
  • MBC Budget Survey 2020

    MBC Budget Survey 2020

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Maidstone Borough Council would like to know how you feel about the local area and whether you think that you are getting value for money as...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Sep 19
  • National Highways and Transport Network Survey 2019-20

    National Highways and Transport Network Survey 2019-20

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Kent County Council is taking part in the National Highways and Transport Network Public Satisfaction Survey on highways and transport servi...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Sep 19
  • Voluntary and Community Sector Plans for Brexit

    Voluntary and Community Sector Plans for Brexit

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Local community health charity Involve Kent https://www.involvekent.org.uk/ is asking voluntary and community groups about any issues, ...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Sep 19
  • Sunshine in the Parish Planters

    Sunshine in the Parish Planters

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    In keeping with recent hot weather, sunflowers have been shining in the parish planters around the village. Funded by the Parish Council, th...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Aug 19
  • Doorstep Crime - Tree Cutting Services - Alert From  Kent County Council Public Protection

    Doorstep Crime - Tree Cutting Services - Alert From Kent County Council Public Protection

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Kent County Council Public Protection have received reports that doorstep criminals are active in the East Peckham area - all Kent residents...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Aug 19
  • Polling Places Review - Consultation by MBC

    Polling Places Review - Consultation by MBC

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Following previous public consultation, Maidstone Borough Council has issued updated proposals for how polling stations will operate in some...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Aug 19
  • Heart of Kent Hospice Moonlit Walk Saturday 12th October – 8 pm

    Heart of Kent Hospice Moonlit Walk Saturday 12th October – 8 pm

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Enjoy a night out with a difference with your family and friends at the Moonlit Walk 2019.  Take on this fun evening 8 mile walk to rem...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Aug 19
  • Changes to NHS Healthcare System in Kent and Medway

    Changes to NHS Healthcare System in Kent and Medway

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    The NHS across Kent and Medway has been working towards greater integration to provide better, more joined-up care for patients.  Broad...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Aug 19
  • Kent and Medway Energy and Low Emissions Strategy

    Kent and Medway Energy and Low Emissions Strategy

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    In a context of expected growth in the local economy, population and number of homes, Kent and Medway have launched a consultation on a draf...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Jul 19
  • Maidstone Borough Local Plan Review Regulation 18 Consultation

    Maidstone Borough Local Plan Review Regulation 18 Consultation

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Maidstone Borough Council (MBC) is seeking comments on its consultation document ‘Local Plan Review – Scoping Themes, Issues and...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Jul 19
  • Staplehurst  Monthly  Dementia  Café  at  The  McCabe  Centre,  Bell  Lane

    Staplehurst Monthly Dementia Café at The McCabe Centre, Bell Lane

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    On the first Wednesday of every month from 10.30am until 12.30pm 10am doors open, 10.30am read current affairs over a cuppa, 11.30am brain ...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Jul 19
  • KCC Public Protection External Mailbox Warning

    KCC Public Protection External Mailbox Warning

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    The following warning about criminals targetting external mailboxes has been issued by Kent County Council Public Protection Unit: "Ma...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Jul 19
  • Kent County Council - Highways Fault Reporting Tool

    Kent County Council - Highways Fault Reporting Tool

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    KCC would like to encourage residents to use the highways fault reporting tool to let them know about any issues.  • It’s t...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Jul 19
  • How to Report Crimes

    How to Report Crimes

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    If you witness a crime as it happens, please call the police straight away by dialling 999.  If you wish to report a non-urgent inciden...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Jul 19
  • Driveways and Gardening Scam Alert

    Driveways and Gardening Scam Alert

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Kent County Council Public Protection Unit has received reports about a doorstep criminal active in Larkfield and Ditton areas and has issue...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Jul 19
  • Woodlands Green (Redrow Homes) - Affordable Homes

    Woodlands Green (Redrow Homes) - Affordable Homes

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Moat Homes Housing Association has released details of 2-3 bedroom affordable homes on Redrow Homes' Woodlands Green development north o...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Jun 19
  • Report a Road Traffic Incident

    Report a Road Traffic Incident

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Just a reminder that the Parish Council wants to know about road traffic incidents in the parish.  Not all incidents are recorded by th...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Jun 19
  • Join the Connect Well Directory

    Join the Connect Well Directory

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Attendees at the Annual Parish Meeting in March this year will recall a presentation by a representative of InvolveKent https://www.involvek...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 May 19
  • KCC Trading Standards  - Spot the Signs of Financial Abuse

    KCC Trading Standards - Spot the Signs of Financial Abuse

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Every year, millions of pounds are defrauded from residents of Kent by criminals posing as legitimate businesses, Kent Police or as KCC Trad...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 May 19
  • Jubilee Field Football Facility Improvements - Update

    Jubilee Field Football Facility Improvements - Update

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    Maidstone Borough Council has approved the application by Staplehurst Monarchs United Football Club to undertake football pitch improvements...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Apr 19
  • Kent County Council - Bus Feedback Portal

    Kent County Council - Bus Feedback Portal

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    During last summer’s Big Conversation with residents, many people told Kent County Council (KCC) that they didn’t know who to gi...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Jan 19
  • Wheels 2 Work Kent - Affordable Moped Loan Scheme

    Wheels 2 Work Kent - Affordable Moped Loan Scheme

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    ‘Wheels 2 Work Kent’ is a charitable project run by East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership, supported by Kent County Council.&n...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Jan 19
  • Hen and Duckhurst Site Works - Contact Details Updated 17/12/2018

    Hen and Duckhurst Site Works - Contact Details Updated 17/12/2018

    Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent
    Article by: Staplehurst Parish Council

    If you have any concerns about ongoing works; David Wilson Homes have provided the following contact points for use during the duration of t...

    Staplehurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Dec 18