Archive for Month: May 2012

  • Happy Jubilee weekend

     Have a wonderful Jubilee weekend and Many Congratulations to HM the Queen on her Diamond Jubilee and long may she reign. Just to remind you what is going on in Otford & Shoreham in case you would like to join in: OTFORD Saturday 2 June Solar System Planet walk for Children and parents with prizes…

  • Tree stumps in Well Road

    About three years ago KCC Highways cut down some trees in Well Road leaving some stumps about three feet from the ground. There is currently no money to pay for them to be removed, so Nick Chard (our County Councillor) is going to see if he can pay for it from his members grant. Fingers…

  • Police: New number 101 for non-emergency calls

    The Police now have the new number: 101 for non-emergency calls; but please still dial 999 in an emergency. For information about crime in your area visit: http://www.e-watch.co

  • Eligibility assessment deadlines for NHS continuing healthcare funding

    People who think they or a relative may be eligible for continuing healthcare funding by the NHS but who have not yet applied for it are urged to do so promptly. NHS continuing healthcare is the name given to care arranged and paid for by the NHS for people not in hospital but whose primary…

  • Parish boundaries review

    If you want to comment on the proposed parish boundaries you can write to Ian Bigwood, Electoral Services Manager, Sevenoaks District Council, Council Offices, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1HG or email: elreg@sevenoaks.gov.uk by the end of July. The Electoral Arrangements Committee will meet again in late August/early September to consider results of the consultation. In…

  • Doing good does you good

    Helping someone is not only a nice feeling, it is also good for your mental health. People are invited to carry out an act of kindness every day next week to mark Mental Health Awareness Week, from Monday 21 to Sunday 27 May. It could be as simple as making someone a cup of tea; paying a compliment or…

  • Update on Fort Halstead

    The owners of Fort Halstead have appointed a new team to develop a long-term vision for the site and have begun the process of identifying new development options that will safeguard its important economic role in the community. In 2005 Armstrong Kent LLP, a joint venture led by Deutsche Bank’s real estate arm RREEF with…

  • A21 gets go ahead to be widened

    Work to support future improvements to the strategic road network has been given the green light today. Roads Minister Mike Penning announced that development work will start on six major road schemes, including the A21 Tonbridge – Pembury widening; Kent. Brilliant news.