Winter Weather & Power Supplies

UK Power Networks have written to advise and inform residents thus:- As part of our preparation plans, UK Power Networks has organised for additional staff in our contact centre to help customers whose electricity supply might be affected by the predicted weather, and we have called up additional engineers to carry out repairs to overhead […]

Free Business Advice from Shepway

Shepway District Council reminds you about our free business advice service, aimed at helping Shepway residents to start up or expand businesses locally. The service includes a consultation with a trained and experienced advisor employed by “Let’s Do Business”. The one-to-one sessions are generally held at the Civic Centre, but also at Romney Resource Centre, […]

Banking Scam Warning

Information from Kent Police describes how scammers have recently targeted a vulnerable victim, “A telephone call was received on a landline (late November 2017) from scammers advising that they were calling from a bank – they did not specify which bank and this was not questioned. The caller stated he was conducting an internal investigation […]

Rogue Salesman Warning

Kent Trading Standards and Kent Police have received reports of a company using high pressure techniques to sell burglar alarms with a 5 year maintenance contract. One salesman demanded the 80 year old resident pay the full amount upfront. Please look out for neighbours and report any suspicious doorstep callers.   For advice on what to […]

Village Hall – News and Updates

Update on Brookland Village Hall Committee Members and appeal for a new Vice-Chair The Village Hall Management Committee is looking healthy with new members coming forward from the community. The Committee very warmly welcome our new Secretary, Benedict Potts, who has joined us recently. Our thanks to Howard Noakes who has stepped down after many […]

Household Waste Collection, December 2017

Shepway District Council – services at Christmas 2017 Recycling and waste collections If your collection is normally on a Monday, your Christmas collection will be the SATURDAY BEFORE. Collections for all other days will be a day later than that usual. Your normal collection day Your revised collection day Monday 25 December Saturday 23 December […]

The ‘Marsh Harrier’ Magazine

[ Message from the The Marsh Harrier Management Team ] PANIC STATIONS The Marsh Harrier is in trouble!! At the present time there is only enough money to keep it going until March 2018.  If every recipient of this informative magazine, which is delivered free each month, donated £5 a year, we could possibly, just […]

Kent Highway’s Winter Roads and Travel Preparations

Are you prepared for winter conditions when you travel? The long dark days are here which means KCC Highways, who maintain the county’s roads and lanes, receive many enquiries throughout the seasons about road conditions. Please read this winter service information letter from KCC and see how you can help prevent road and travel problems.

Crime Alert Infomation

Kent Police warn residents about the latest courier fraud which involves criminals pretending to be Police Officers to persuade victims into buying a valuable item which they must hand over to a taxi driver or courier. The Rolex watch courier fraud – how it works — The criminal calls or visits the resident claiming to be […]