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 […]

Road Closure – Hook Lane, Brookland, 13th October 2017

Kent County Council gives notice that Hook Lane, Brookland will be closed to through traffic, on 13th October 2017 for up to 1 day. The road will be closed between the junctions of A259 Rye Road and Hook Wall. The alternative route is via A259 Rye Road, Hook Wall and vice versa. It is planned […]

Road Closure – Ashford Road, Hamstreet, 23rd October 2017

It will be necessary to close part of Ashford Road, Hamstreet, near Ashford from Monday 23rd October 2017 onwards. The closure starts at approximately 8.00 am, with estimated completion by 27th October 2017. Ashford Road will be closed in the general vicinity of the bridge over the A2070 Hamstreet Bypass. The alternative route is via […]

Road Closure – Pluckley Road, Charing, 23rd October 2017

Pluckley Road will be closed in the vicinity of the junction with Blackberry Lane, to the south-west of the railway bridge.  (Map at foot of page) The alternative route is via Station Road, A20 Ashford Road, Leacon Lane and Pluckley Road. Access to Charing Station continues from the Charing (Station Road) direction only Access to […]

New Village Hall Committee Secretary

Good News — we have a new secretary for Brookland Village Hall Management Committee! After several months of appealing, it is pleasing to announce that we have a new secretary for the Village Hall. Benedict Potts who moved into the village about 18 months ago, with her husband, from Tenterden has very kindly stepped forward […]

Surface Treatment Road Closures

A programme of Surface Treatment of roads in the Brookland area and throughout Kent is due to start in the near future.  As a result, it will be necessary to close a number of roads to allow the works to be carried out safely. The roads that require closures are shown below, with the extent of […]

Vegetation Growth

Advice from KCC Highways to local Residents and Landowners Every year throughout the spring and summer KCC Highways & Transportation receive numerous complaints regarding trees, hedges and other vegetation, which overhang the highway from private property. This matter can pose a number of problems for people trying to use the footways, especially if they are […]