Archive for Month: March 2013

  • Rural Shoreham – rich in wildlife with our chalk grassland

    Look at this short Kent Wildlife Trust video about chalk grasslands in Magpie Bottom, Shoreham:  

  • Message from the budget

  • Parent school of the Sevenoaks Grammar School annexe announced

    Valley Invicta Academies Trust (VIAT) is delighted to announce its partnership with Kent County Council to establish an Annexe of Invicta Grammar School in Sevenoaks.

  • New secondary schools for Sevenoaks

      KCC is determined to deliver a Sevenoaks Grammar School and have confirmed that the Wildrenesse School site is their first choice for the two landmark grammar school annexes. The Departent of Education have also ear-marked the site for Trinity School, the new Christian Free School, which is due to open this September at its…

  • House in the Basement – Youth cafe

    Are you aged between 11 and 18 years old and fancy somewhere to chill in the evenings? Maybe the House in the Basement Youth Cafe is for you.

  • Service Update

    Due to severe weather the SDC refuse service is suspended today. If it’s your collection day please bring your sacks back in until next Tuesday. And rest assured SDC won’t be ticketing cars abandoned due to the severe weather until the weather improves and drivers can move them safely.

  • Highways update

    Kent has been experiencing extensive problems around the county last night with some major roads totally gridlocked (M2/A2, M20/A20, M25/A25, A21). All of the county’s gritters were out treating primary routes and all standby staff were assisting to clear roads and attending to the many incidents that were reported.

  • Why not Try an Otford health walk

    Go along and try the Health Walk which starts from Otford Car Park every Monday at 10.30am. The walks last normally about an hour. The walks are free and are organised by Sevenoaks District Council. There is no need to book.

  • Are you a Mum that means business?

    Darent Valley Mums Mean Business Festival- Sat June 29th -2-5pm If you run your own small business or are trying to turn a hobby into a business the first ever Darent Valley Mums Mean Business Festival is for you. A table to display, promote or sell your goods or service will be £15. A table…

  • Gypsy & Traveller sites

    You may have seen the article in today’s Daily Telegraph regarding Gypsy and Traveller sites and the comments attributed to the Planning Minister, Nick Bowles MP. Local Government Minister Brandon Lewis said: This story is completely false. This Government has increased planning protection for the Green Belt and open countryside through National planning guidance and…