Fouling of Footpaths

It has been reported by walkers that dog fouling of the footpaths 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 throughout […]

Road closures in August 2017

Kent County Council gives notice that Sandy Lane, Southfleet will be closed to through traffic, on or after 21 August 2017 for up to 7 days. The entire length of the road has been closed. Road closed boards have been placed at either end of the road. There is no alternative route. Every effort will […]

New HGV signage

Due to the problems residents have faced with HGVs getting lost and trying to access Prep World using their Sat Navs. Prep World have in agreement with KCC Highways invested in signage to advise HGVs the correct route to access the Distribution Centre. They have also issued maps and directions to their suppliers of the […]

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 […]

Road closure in May 2017

Temporary Road Closure – Hook Green Road, Southfleet – from 30 May 2017 for up to 2 days The road will be closed from Weaver’s Orchard to Hook Place Farm. The alternative route is via B255 Highcross Road, B262 Betsham Road/Station Road, Dale Road and vice versa. The closure is to enable carriageway works to be carried […]

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.  

Ist Southfleet Rainbows

Southfleet Rainbows are looking for more members. We are part of the Girlguiding organisation and take girls between 5 and 7 years. We make crafts, play games and work towards badges. We go on trips and learn about our community. Contact Snowy Owl if your child would like to come along at Southfleet Village Hall […]

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 The Parish Council thanks all helpful residents who responded to "its appeal for helpers" and spread salt/grit during recent bad weather conditions. Their efforts made […]