Bus Services

Working with MP Gareth Johnson, your Parish Council has helped to persuade Kent County Council not to impose serious funding cuts on subsidised bus services in January 2018 including the Bluewater Service. Instead KCC will now complete an in depth survey with Parish Councils to properly determine where services need boosting: and others need adjusting. […]

Fouling of Footpaths

It has been reported by walkers that dog fouling of the footpaths, village hall and farmland is increasingly becoming a problem. This is not only unpleasant but can be a health hazard. Please when you are walking your dogs, be considerate to others and take bags with you to clear up any mess. There are bins provided […]

Prepare for the Winter

For more information on Kent’s winter preparations, including salting routes, where to find local salt bins and details of how to sign up for school closure alerts, please visit: http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/what-we-look-after/winter-service   Keep warm and only travel if necessary. If you are aware of any resident who may need assistance, please email the Clerk who has a […]

Garden Bonfires

Bonfires can be very irrating to neighbours, the smoke and smell they cause are the subject of many complaints to local authorities. Weather conditions can make matters worse. If the air is still, particularly in the afternoon or late evening, smoke will linger in the air. A dry blazing fire will help to lift smoke […]

A2 Bean and Ebbsfleet Junction Improvements

In line with The Department for Transport’s ‘Road Investment Strategy: for the 2015-2020 road period’, Highways England has committed to improving the Bean and Ebbsfleet junctions on the A2. These improvements will support the economic development of the area, reduce congestion and journey times and mitigate associated environmental issues. Public consultation will take place from […]

New Betsham sign

The new sign in Betsham was erected on the 3rd of January 2017 funded by a DBC grant, the grant will also go towards a new Railway Cottages sign and a Southfleet Sign to be erected at the crossroads of Station Road and Dale Road.