Archive for Month: April 2013

  • Kent County Council elections: Thursday 2nd May

    Polling Stations open from 7am until 10pm. If you have not used your postal vote yet you can hand it in at your polling ststion on Thursday. These elections are important. They decide who is in charge of a huge budget that pays for our schools, social services and roads. Kent County Council is a…

  • Shoreham Society events

    The Shoreham Society are organising the following events: The Famous Duck Race: Monday 6 May at 2pm. Ducks can be entered at Duck HQ from 2pm. £1 per entry. The race will begin at around 2.30pm, after the presentation of the 2013 ‘Duck Design’ awards. The Unique Nature of Kent’s Downlands: Friday 17 May at…

  • Bank Holiday refuse and recycling collection times – May bank holidays

    Following the May bank holidays, there will be changes to your refuse and recycling and garden waste collection days. Your revised collection days are: May Day Bank holiday, Monday 6 May – all collections this week will be one-day later than usual until Saturday 11 May Spring Bank Holiday, Monday 27 May – all  collections this…

  • The Great Bank Holiday Shoreham Duck Race – Monday 6 May from 2pm

    Meet on the bridge on the corner of Church Street and Darent Way. Bring your own homemade or shop bought duck or buy one on the day.

  • Woodlands Summer Fete: Sat 6th July: 12 noon -5pm

    Residents of East Hill and Knatts Valley why not join us at the Woodlands Summer Fete on Saturday 6 July from 12 noon until 5pm at Porters Farm, Birchin Cross Road, East Hill, TN15 6XH There will be a dog show, barbecue, pony rides, live music, beer tent, welly throwing, tractor rides, tug ‘o’ war,…

  • 'Call me crazy' at the Stag in aid of Sevenoaks Mind

    ‘Call me Crazy’ is a thought provoking, comic and moving play about mental health. It will be performed by the Stairway Theatre Company on Saturday 20 April,  at the Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks.  The production is in aid of Sevenoaks Area Mind and is supported by Sevenoaks District Council,  West Kent NHS Trust and the Stag…

  • Lady Thatcher's funeral

    Lady Thatcher’s funeral service will take place on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 at St Paul’s Cathedral. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will be in attendance.

  • Margaret Thatcher (1925 – 2013) – Rest in Peace

    Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first woman Prime Minister and longest serving twentieth century Prime Minister died peacefully today aged 87. She will be honoured by a full ceremonial funeral at St Paul’s Cathedral. Prime Minister David Cameron said: It was with great sadness that l learned of Lady Thatcher’s death. We’ve lost a great leader, a…

  • Silly Billy officially opens a new Otford playground

    The new play area on the Hale Lane recreation ground was officially opened by Silly Billy earlier this morning. Amy and Harry won the chance to help Silly Billy cut the ribbon together with Billy the sportsman. John Edwards Windsor, as Chairman of the Parish Council, thanked everyone who was involved in making Rod Shelton’s…

  • First 4 Adoption

    Every child deserves the love of a stable family – and that’s why I’ve made sorting out and speeding up adoption in this country a priority.” David Cameron Today sees the launch of First4Adoption – www.first4adoption.org.uk – is a new, dedicated information service for people interested in adopting in England. It provides clear, independent information…