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  • Langton Green Community Sports Association 3G Planning Application Update

    Langton Green Community Sports Association 3G Planning Application Update

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We have received a number of questions from residents about how long they have to comment on the 3G planning application. In answer to the...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Feb 24
  • Public Meetings - 3G Pitch at Langton Green

    Public Meetings - 3G Pitch at Langton Green

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Residents are welcome to attend one of the following public meetings when Langton Green Community Sports Association's planning applicat...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Feb 24
  • 3G Planning application at Langton Green Recreation Ground

    3G Planning application at Langton Green Recreation Ground

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Langton Green Community Sports Association (LGCSA) has submitted a planning application for a 3G artifical grass pitch adjacent to the recre...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Jan 24
  • Public footpath issues to be aware of when out walking in Speldhurst parish

    Public footpath issues to be aware of when out walking in Speldhurst parish

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Many people have reported the same issues on public footpaths in Speldhurst parish recently. Here is an update on some of the most critical:...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Jan 24
  • Sheep on the A264/Groombridge Hill

    Sheep on the A264/Groombridge Hill

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We have had several reports from residents about Cameroon sheep in the road on the A264/ Groombridge Hill. The same sheep have also been sp...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Jan 24
  • Langton Pavilion Community Hub

    Langton Pavilion Community Hub

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We are delighted to announce that at Full Council on Monday 8th January, Parish Councillors voted in favour of the establishment of Langton ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Jan 24
  • Made in Kent Radio - media lab for young people

    Made in Kent Radio - media lab for young people

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Made in Kent Radio has sent us details of their Media Lab for young people aged 11-18. Made in Kent Radio is thrilled to announce the lau...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Jan 24
  • Pop-up clinic: Covid-19 and Flu vaccines

    Pop-up clinic: Covid-19 and Flu vaccines

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    A message from NHS Comms for residents of Tunbridge Wells: "Tunbridge Wells pop-up clinic for vaccines A pop-up clinic offering C...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Jan 24
  • Parish Councillor Vacancy - join us!

    Parish Councillor Vacancy - join us!

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    If you think you might be interested in getting more involved with your local community, we want to hear from you. We currently have a vaca...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Jan 24
  • Make Use of Our Electric Charge Points This Christmas

    Make Use of Our Electric Charge Points This Christmas

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    If you're hosting friends and family this Christmas, and they have an electric vehicle but you have no charge point, here's a remind...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Dec 23
  • Parish councillor vacancy - you still have time to apply

    Parish councillor vacancy - you still have time to apply

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    A reminder that there is still time to get in touch if you think you might be interested in getting more involved with your local community....

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Nov 23
  • Could you be a parish councillor?

    Could you be a parish councillor?

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    If you think you might be interested in getting more involved with your local community, we want to hear from you. We currently have a vaca...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 23
  • UPDATE - Gatwick Airport Northern Runway Application

    UPDATE - Gatwick Airport Northern Runway Application

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    If you were unable to register and comment on Gatwick Airport's northern runway application because of a technical fault on the Planning...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Nov 23
  • Speldhurst Chapel Project - Community Share Offer Launch

    Speldhurst Chapel Project - Community Share Offer Launch

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Speldhurst Chapel Project will soon launch its community share offer and fund raise forworks at the Chapel, to enable the Shop and Post Offi...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Oct 23
  • Gatwick Airport Northern Runway Application - Planning Inspectorate website issues

    Gatwick Airport Northern Runway Application - Planning Inspectorate website issues

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    If you tried and failed to access the Planning Inspectorate website yesterday to comment on Gatwick Airport's Northern Runway Applicatio...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Oct 23
  • An update from the Air Traffic Committee - Gatwick Airport 2nd runway proposal

    An update from the Air Traffic Committee - Gatwick Airport 2nd runway proposal

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    You may already be aware that Gatwick Airport is proposing to expand its current facilities and, in essence, plans to bring its northern run...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Oct 23
  • Cleaner Needed - Langton Green Pavilion

    Cleaner Needed - Langton Green Pavilion

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We are looking for someone to take on twice weekly cleans at Langton Green Pavilion. We are happy to hear from individuals and established c...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Oct 23
  • Speldhurst Road, Langton Green - Road Closure Update

    Speldhurst Road, Langton Green - Road Closure Update

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    SGN have been in touch today with the following update: Our Engineering work was completed on Friday and we have begun work to reinstate t...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Oct 23
  • Road Closure Speldhurst Road, Langton Green

    Road Closure Speldhurst Road, Langton Green

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We had frequent contact with SGN and Kent County Council (KCC) last week regarding the emergency road closure on Speldhurst Road, Langton Gr...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Sep 23
  • Kent Police Annual Policing Survey

    Kent Police Annual Policing Survey

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    The 2023 annual policing survey is now live: Annual Policing Survey 2023 (smartsurvey.co.uk)

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Sep 23
  • Speldhurst Chapel Project - the results of our parish consultation

    Speldhurst Chapel Project - the results of our parish consultation

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Find out more about the results of our parish consultation on the future of Speldhurst's community shop and post office here: Speldhurs...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Sep 23
  • UPDATE - Road closure Speldhurst Road, Langton Green

    UPDATE - Road closure Speldhurst Road, Langton Green

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    SGN have advised the following: "Our investigations have found the gas main along Speldhurst Road to be in poor condition. To avoi...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Sep 23
  • Road Closure between Lampington Row & Winstone Scott Avenue, Speldhurst Road, Langton Green

    Road Closure between Lampington Row & Winstone Scott Avenue, Speldhurst Road, Langton Green

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We have just had the following by email from SGN: "We're carrying out emergency investigation on our network along Speldhurst ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Sep 23
  • Final Call - Parish Consultation

    Final Call - Parish Consultation

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We need to hear from you about the future of Speldhurst Community Shop & Post Office by midnight on Wednesday 30th August. If you haven...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Aug 23
  • Road Closures

    Road Closures

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We have received the following road closure notifications from KCC Highways: Franks Hollow Road, Speldhurst – 22nd August for up to 8...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Aug 23
  • Speldhurst Parish Consultation - a longish read (but worth it!)

    Speldhurst Parish Consultation - a longish read (but worth it!)

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    With just over a week left to complete our consultation on the future of Speldhurst Community Shop & Post Office, we thought it would b...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Aug 23
  • Some frequently asked questions about our Parish Consultation

    Some frequently asked questions about our Parish Consultation

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    The queries in the photo above are just some of the questions you've asked since we launched our parish consultation on the the future o...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Aug 23
  • Road Closure - Etherington Hill, Speldhurst - 23rd August 2023

    Road Closure - Etherington Hill, Speldhurst - 23rd August 2023

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We have had the following road closure notification from KCC Highways: It will be necessary to close Etherington Hill, Tunbridge Wells fr...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Aug 23
  • Kent County Council Summer Food Voucher Scheme

    Kent County Council Summer Food Voucher Scheme

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Kent County Council have informed us about their Summer Food Voucher scheme - please see the photos and summary below for more details: Fu...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Aug 23
  • Parish Consultation - Speldhurst Chapel Project

    Parish Consultation - Speldhurst Chapel Project

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Have you received your parish consultation questionnaire in the post yet? Before you answer the questions you can read more about why we wa...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Aug 23
  • High Weald AONB Offer to Landowners

    High Weald AONB Offer to Landowners

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Are you a Landowner in Speldhurst Parish who owns land with public rights of way crossing it? The High Weald AONB have asked us to share the...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Aug 23
  • Parish Consultation - Speldhurst Chapel Project

    Parish Consultation - Speldhurst Chapel Project

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Our parish-wide consultation on Speldhurst Chapel Project is now live! But while it's likely you will already know about this project if...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Aug 23
  • All Day August 2023

    All Day August 2023

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Kent County Council have sent us the following information for ENCTS (English National Concessionary Travel Scheme) passholders. All Day A...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Jul 23
  • Progress Update - Pembury Road Road Closure

    Progress Update - Pembury Road Road Closure

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We have receved the following progress update from SGN about the road closure on Pembury Road: I am writing to give you all a brief updat...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Jul 23
  • Kent Police and Crime Commissioner's  Newsletter

    Kent Police and Crime Commissioner's Newsletter

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    You can read Kent Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Scott's latest Newsletter here. This includes details of the annual policing su

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Jul 23
  • Stay up to date with road closures in Speldhurst Parish

    Stay up to date with road closures in Speldhurst Parish

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    With numerous works and closures scheduled on local roads this school holidays, the best way to stay informed of disruptions is by signing ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Jul 23
  • Temporary Road Closure - Broom Lane, Langton Green - 17th July 2023 for 5 days

    Temporary Road Closure - Broom Lane, Langton Green - 17th July 2023 for 5 days

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    KCC have informed us of the following road closure: The road will be closed outside Broomlands Cottage North. The alternative route is v...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Jul 23
  • Picnic benches Langton Green Recreation Ground

    Picnic benches Langton Green Recreation Ground

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We have now finished building our picnic benches on Langton Green Recreation Ground. There are a total of 5 benches in a mix of sizes, with ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Jul 23
  • ASB Awareness Week 3rd – 9th July 2023

    ASB Awareness Week 3rd – 9th July 2023

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    We have had the following information from Neighbourhood Watch about Antisocial Behaviour Awareness week: Neighbourhood Watch knows that A...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Jun 23
  • Overgrown Hedges in Speldhurst Parish

    Overgrown Hedges in Speldhurst Parish

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Overgrown hedges on roads and pavements can be a thorny issue for Speldhurst Parish at this time of year. So, we're here to help with th...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Jun 23
  • VACANCY FOR A PARISH COUNCILLOR – COULD IT BE YOU?

    VACANCY FOR A PARISH COUNCILLOR – COULD IT BE YOU?

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    If you think you might have some time and appetite for serving your local community, we are now looking to co-opt a new Parish Councillor. O...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Jun 23
  • Rude Mechanicals Outdoor Production - Wednesday 21st June 7.30pm

    Rude Mechanicals Outdoor Production - Wednesday 21st June 7.30pm

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Don't forget to buy your tickets for this year's Rude Mechanicals open air production, Miss Popplewell's Garden which will be ta...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Jun 23
  • SPC's statement in response to Matthew Sankey's mediation report - Langton Pavilion Cafe

    SPC's statement in response to Matthew Sankey's mediation report - Langton Pavilion Cafe

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    A statement responding to Matthew Sankey’s mediation report on the Pavilion Cafe was discussed and agreed at the Parish Council's ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 May 23
  • What would you like to ask your local MP?

    What would you like to ask your local MP?

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Greg Clark, MP, looks forward to answering your questions on Thursday 18th May, when he will be Guest Speaker at our Annual Parish Meeting....

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 May 23
  • Laurel Clearance - Pocket Park, Speldhurst

    Laurel Clearance - Pocket Park, Speldhurst

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Today we are beginning to clear Cherry Laurel from Pocket Park in Roopers, Speldhurst. Here is some more information about what we are doing...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 May 23
  • Parish Council Annual Parish Meeting - Thursday 18th May

    Parish Council Annual Parish Meeting - Thursday 18th May

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    The signs are now up around the parish and preparations are underway for our Annual Parish Meeting, which will take place at Langton Green V...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 May 23
  • An Update on Langton Pavilion Café

    An Update on Langton Pavilion Café

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Please visit our homepage to read a statement and report from Matthew Sankey on the Langton Pavilion Cafe mediation process.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Apr 23
  • An update on Langton Pavilion Cafe

    An update on Langton Pavilion Cafe

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Speldhurst Parish Council are pleased to report that in conjunction with Langton Green Community Sports Association and Langton Pavilion Caf...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Mar 23
  • An Update on Langton Pavilion Café

    An Update on Langton Pavilion Café

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    Firstly, we would like to thank everyone who has contacted us with feedback about Langton Pavilion Café. Your feedback has been inval...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Mar 23
  • Great British Spring Clean 17th March - 2nd April

    Great British Spring Clean 17th March - 2nd April

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve - clerk@speldhurstparishcouncil.gov.uk

    This year, Keep Britain Tidy are marking The Great British Spring Clean by asking communities to pledge to fill as many bags of litter as po...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Mar 23