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. […]

Road closures 2018

Roadworks update from KCC Highways.   Junction of Dale Road and Foxhounds Lane  Thames Water are carrying on with their mains renewal on Foxhounds lane junction of Station Road and plan to start on the 03/04 – 30/04/2018. There will be 4 way lights on the junction of Station Rd / Dale Rd and Foxhounds […]

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 […]

Use of the Parish Defibrillator

The parish defibrillator is located in the centre of the village by Sedley’s School. Below are some basic instructions of what to do if someone stops breathing. Step 1 – check if the person (casualty) is breathing Step 2 – call out for someone to help you and get them to call 999 – they should say […]

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 […]