Your democratic Parish Council

Due to the COVID 19 crisis, the Annual Parish Meeting on 19th March 2020 was postponed and will be re-arranged when the Government announces the end of the lock down regulations. The Parish Council meeting on the 6th April is also cancelled. However, your Parish Council is operating as democratically as possible. Minutes of the […]

Supporting our Community

Thank you to our residents who have volunteered to help during these uncertain times. We have had a great response from our community. The next stage of the Parish Council’s Community Action Pla­­­­n is to identify residents who need assistance. I have attached a form that may be useful for you to print off and […]

Local Deliveries for over 70’s and residents in isolation

The Parish Council thanks local businesses who are helping our community in these uncertain times  to assist residents who may need assistance with deliveries. Please click on the following links for details and contacts. Broadditch Farm Shop https://www.broadditch.co.uk/the-farm-shop/ The Ship Inn https://www.shipatsouthfleet.co.uk/

Community Action Plan Activated

In 2011 The Parish Council asked residents for their assistance in creating a Community Action Plan as follows:- “Over the coming months the Parish Council will be compiling a Community Emergency Action Plan. This will contain useful information in the event of bad weather or a more serious emergency. If you have any technical skills […]

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 […]

Footpath DR137 by the Railway underpass

Due to the wet weather and railway maintenance vehicles crossing the footpath, it has become very muddy. Please wear appropriate footwear!

Road closures 2020

Temporary Road Closure – B262 Betsham Road, Southfleet – 23rd February 2020 for 1 day (re-arranged due to bad weather on the 9th) B262 Betsham Road, Southfleet will be closed between Oast View and Bryher. The alternative route is Betsham Road, Highcross Road, Hook Green Road, Dale Road, Station Road and vice versa. The closure is required for the safety of […]

Rubbish collections

Please check on the Dartford Borough Council website for your rubbish collection dates. https://www.dartford.gov.uk/by-category/environment-and-planning2/refuse-and-recycling-homepage/when-is-my-collection-day If your collection is missed, please report it on line https://windmz.dartford.gov.uk/EbaseForm/EformCall.htm?https://windmz.dartford.gov.uk/ufs/BP_REFUSE.eb

Prepare for the Winter

In the event of bad weather 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 […]