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 […]

Help Sought for Village Hall Market

Two loyal and helpful gentlemen have been getting the tables out on Friday night, prior to the market and then helping to put the tables away afterwards. Their help is greatly appreciated and we are so grateful to them. But both these gentlemen have busy lives, so one or two new volunteers that we could fall back on would […]

Want to Know More about the Air Ambulance?

The Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance is inviting local groups, clubs, societies and other organisations to book a talk (free of charge) to find our more about the work of the charity. By inviting one of the air ambulance volunteer speakers to your group, you will be helping to raise awareness of our work […]

Secretary Wanted for Brookland Village Hall Committee

** Please take the time to read and consider whether you could help ** Our wonderful Hall Management Committee secretary, Martin Mills, has stepped down after many years of service and we have an opportunity for someone new to come forward to take on this role. As with all our committee roles, this isn’t a […]

Bogus Caller & Scams Warning

Kent County Council Trading Standards are warning the public to be aware of a bogus ‘Trading Standards Officer’ who has recently called at a resident’s home in Kent.  The criminal claimed that he had received the resident’s money from a recent court case and in order to retrieve the money the resident must pay a […]

Speed Limits on Rural Roads – Petition to Government

Did you know that there is a petition with the UK Government to reduce the speed limit on single track rural roads from 60mph to 30mph?  Please read it and if you agree, sign it online and do encourage others to do so as well. The petition is open until 11 July 2017.  If it […]

Seasonal Advice from Kent Police

Crime Prevention – with the change in weather and the subsequent lawns to mow please ensure that your sheds, garages and outbuilding are left secure and your garden tools, mowers and ride on mowers are placed inside and out of view. Keep your gardens secure – padlock/bolt your garden gates.  04/04/2017

Cleaners for St Augustine’s Church

We are still looking for people to form a team of cleaners for this beautiful church.   Please think about it. Call Christine on 07920 484637 Or Maureen on 01797 344628 if you can offer to help.

British Red Cross Volunteers Needed

The British Red Cross urgently needs volunteers to deliver a new “Reaching Out” service in the Ashford area funded by Land Rover UK. “Reaching Out” aims to support people to continue to live safely and independently in their own homes. Working with vulnerable people to understand what their specific needs and challenges to living independently […]