Archive for Month: October 2013

  • Firefighters' strikes update from Kent Fire and Rescue Service

    Firefighters’ strikes Update on plans for the two Fire Brigades Union strikes on Friday 1 November (6.30pm to 11.30pm) and Monday 4 November (6am to 8am). Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) will be pooling working staff to run response vehicles at locations around the county to provide the best cover possible with the staff…

  • 7Oaks Grammar annexe & Trinity School plans

    These are the plans that will go forward to the KCC Planning Committee to consider at the old Wildernesses school site. The plans have incorporated buildings for both the new Sevenoaks Grammar School annex (still awaiting a decision from the Department of Education whether or not it can go ahead) and the new Trinity Free…

  • Your views needed for the River Darent Survey

    http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YM5JLJZ Take part in the River Darent online questionnaire by clicking on the above link. The questionnaire is one way the North West Kent Countryside Partnership are engaging with us to help shape the Catchment Improvement Plan and develop projects and priorities for improving the river. As you will see the questionnaire provides a first chance…

  • South Eastern rail service disruption – UPDATE

    We are advised that with the exception of the line between Dover Priory and Deal, all routes will be open by 1700 today. There will be a limited service with one train per hour on Main Line routes and two trains per hour on the High Speed and Metro routes. Tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 29 October)…

  • October Half Term Activity Trail @ Lullingstone Country Park

    Follow the clues, answer the questions and complete the trail to receive a prize. Trail sheets are available from the visitor centre. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No booking required. Drop in anytime between 10am-3pm £2.50 per trail sheet. Sat 26 Oct to Sun 3 Nov. http://www.whatsoninkentlocal.com/countryparks/details/43970/

  • Shoreham – Local events for half term and Christmas

    At the Hop Shop, Castle Farm, Shoreham NOVEMBER – Christmas is in full swing in the shop with lots of decorations, candles, foods, hampers and gift ideas. Start placing your orders for Christmas turkeys, geese, gammons and Castle Farm beef. Saturday 30th November – Food tasting with ‘Cottage Delights’ DECEMBER – 6th and 7th December:…

  • Romani Way Gipsy site

    Today we visited the Sevenoaks District Council’s gipsy site: Romani Way and met the residents and their gorgeous horses.

  • Meet the Commissioner – 6th November

    Do you have an issue or a question you want to put to Ann Barnes on any policing issue? Then please come along on 6 November between 6pm and 8pm. Every event is unique, with different partnership and policing issues being debated openly in a public forum. The Kent Police Chief Constable, Ian Learmonth, will…

  • Otford Scouts Firework Display – Sat 2 Nov

    The Scouts Annual Firework Display and BBQ at the Chalk Pit off Station Road. 5:30pm onwards. Entry £5, family tickets £16 (2 adults + 2 children).  Tickets available from Otford Dry Cleaners, The Crown, High Street, Otford and Yvonne’s Newsagents. Tickets also available on the night.  Refreshments available. Please join us and support Otford Scouts.…

  • Can't believe Otford have got Alison Weir (my favourite author) again!