Category: District wide

  • Family Fun days over Easter

    If you are pulling your hair out over the Easter holidays with bored kids and no idea how to amuse them take them along to one of Sevenoaks District Council’s Family Fun Days. We are running four fun days giving children and young people the chance to try out Easter themed craft making, face painting,…

  • Lizzy Yarnold District Bus Tour

    Delighted to meet Gold medal winner, Lizzy Yarnold, at the beginning of her open bus top tour of the district. Many people have been out to cheer her – she is such an inspiration to us all.

  • Farage calls for French-style separate legal religious services

    Nigel Farage, Leader of UKIP, has called for a move to the French marriage system, where the legal act of marriage is separated from religious ceremonies: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2583636/Ukip-not-oppose-gay-marriage-Farage-reveals-calls-French-style-separate-legal-religious-services.html

  • Gypsy and Traveller Plan Site Options Consultation Document

    The SDC Gypsy & Traveller Site Plan has been made public today. First, SDC councillors will give their views on the various site options and then it will be opened to public consultation in May/June of this year. Nothing in the document is definitely going ahead, some sites will come out and others will go…

  • Free air quality alert service goes live

    People who suffer from health problems that are made worse by air pollution can now sign up to the free ‘airAlert’ service giving advanced warning of poor air quality. Click here for more details: http://www.sevenoaks.gov.uk/news/news-for-2014/march/free-air-quality-alert-service-goes-live

  • Lizzy Yarnold – Victory Parade – Friday 21 March

    On Friday 21 March, our local Winter Olympic Champion, will be touring the District from the centre of Sevenoaks town, to Otford and St. Michael’s School (where she went) through Eynsford and back to her home village of West Kingsdown. Click here for more information: http://www.sevenoaks.gov.uk/services/leisure-and-culture/lizzy-yarnold-victory-parade

  • P&CC seeks our views on the Kent Police Service

    A new survey has been launched by the Commissioner’s Office and the University of Kent. (Take part here and have your say: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Kent_police_survey). The survey aims to explore what Kent residents expect from their police service.

  • WOK grammar school to consult parents on going co-ed

    A parent consultation has begun at the Weald of Kent Grammar (WOK) School in Tonbridge to see if parents would be happy for the school to go co-educational (mixed). If parents agree this will remove the major legal obstacle in setting up the Sevenoaks annexe. Their responses are requested by 21 March 2014.

  • Flood support schemes available

    The Government has announced a number of schemes to help businesses and homeowners recover from flooding since 1 December 2013.  For more information click here: http://www.sevenoaks.gov.uk/services/housing/flood-support-schemes

  • Sevenoaks Grammar School back on the table

    On 13 February, Paul Carter – Leader of Kent County Council, announced that KCC has come up with a “cunning plan” to overcome legal obstacles to a Sevenoaks Grammar School. Click here for a video transcript is at the weblink below (at 6:37:30):- http://www.kent.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/124803/start_time/83000