Report of the July 2017 Parish Council Meeting.

Following requests from local residents, Hollingbourne Parish Council have decided to publish draft and unapproved minutes of Parish Council Meetings as soon as possible after the Parish Council Meetings take place. The full and approved minutes will continue to be published on this website as soon as they are formally approved. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – As […]

Current planning applications being considered by Hollingbourne Parish Council.

A new feature of the Hollingbourne village website is a list of local planning applications being considered by Hollingbourne Parish Council. The list is supplied by Maidstone Borough Council who make the planning decisions. Hollingbourne Parish Council only advises on planning matters and can be overruled by Maidstone. For information about September 2016 please go […]

Report of All Saints’ Hollingbourne Parochial Church Council

The Parochial Church Council of All Saints’ Hollingbourne has supplied the following unapproved minutes for the Hollingbourne website. Future meetings will be reported on the website in due course. Details of the latest Quinquennial Report on the fabric of All Saints’ Church that has been prepared by an architect for the Parochial Church Council appears […]

Fete Stall Bookings are now being taken!

Fete Stall Bookings are now being taken! Hollingbourne Summer Fete and Exemption Dog Show is to be held on 10th June 2017 on the Lance Memorial Playing Field. The theme of the Fete is cartoon characters. Please see below for the Fete Stall Booking form which can be printed off this website. It also appears in the […]

An offer to mend things!

An offer to mend things! Hollingbourne Parish Council has received the following message from The Repair Shop which is a BBC2 programme. Please Read More for further information. Dear Parish and Town councils of Kent I hope you don’t mind me getting in touch; My name is Ryan and I’m on the casting team at […]

Tickets going fast for the Pied Piper of Hamelin.

Tickets are going fast for the Hollingbourne annual pantomime of The Pied Piper of Hamelin that is to be performed in the Village Hall from 8th to 11th February. The show is the 39th annual production by the Hollingbourne Pantomime Group and it is written and directed by Peter Bonds. The Musical director is Phillip Reed. […]

Windmill Lane closing date deferred to 17th February 2017

The closing date for comments on the proposed development of 12 houses in the field to the west of Windmill Lane has been deferred again to 17th February. At the time of writing some 103 documents have been deposited with Maidstone Borough Council including objections from Hollingbourne Parish Council, the Village Hall Committee and local […]

KCC Consultation on freight and HGV parking

According to a recent survey every night there are around 658 mainly European HGV’s illegally parked on the sides of roads in Kent. This is a major issue for many communities and locally HGV’s are often parked under the M20 flyover on the A20 at the edge of Hollingbourne. Parking close to Junction 8 has […]

And now 10 more houses between Godfrey House and Claygate!

Fernham Homes have advised Hollingbourne Parish Council that they have applied for planning permission to build 10 houses in the land between historic Godfrey House and Claygate. The application is expected to be on the Maidstone Borough Council Planning website shortly but Hollingbourne Parish Council has been sent advance copies of the plans. Mr Matthew Blythin […]

Parish Council votes against Windmill Lane development

Hollingbourne Parish Council tonight voted to oppose the proposed development of 12 houses alongside the Windmill Lane Public Footpath in the Eyhorne street Conservation Area. Councillors Bauer and Cobbett abstained from the discussion and the vote as they own properties adjacent to the proposed development site. The Council learnt that there were already many objections to […]