Hollingbourne bus service to continue until September 2018.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has been advised that the KCC subsidised Number 13 bus service from Hollingbourne to Maidstone will continue until September 2018. The service operates six days a week and can take 30-38 minutes for the journey between Hollingbourne and Maidstone. The current timetable s at  http://www.nu-venture.co.uk/tt13%20leaflet%20816.pdf . Concern has been expressed by local […]

Parking problems in Upper Street today.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has been advised by local residents of their concerns when Upper Street became single track today because of the numbers of cars parked between the Vicarage and the bottom of Hollingbourne Hill. The Upper Street Conservation Area includes a number of historic buildings including Hollingbourne Manor and the Dirty Habit PH which […]

A special message from the Bishop in Canterbury about refugees.

All Saints’ Church in Hollingbourne is part of the Diocese of Canterbury and the following message has been sent to all local churches. Please Read More for further information.   The Bishop in Canterbury The Right Reverend Trevor Willmott, Bishop of Dover The Bishop’s Office, Old Palace, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2EE Telephone: +44 (0) 1227 […]

Blue skies forecast for most of the rest of February.

Blue skies and cold weather are forecast for most of the rest of February for Hollingbourne. After the end of the month there is speculation that there may be snow in March because of a freak pressure system in the Arctic Circle. An up to date weather situation for Hollingbourne can be obtained from Eyhorne […]

A February Message from our local MP.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has received the following newsletter from our local MP. Please Read More for the text of the newsletter.  Helen Whately MP: working hard for Faversham and Mid Kent The beginning of the year is a time to take stock and plan for the year ahead. I’ve been thinking about what I want […]

PC pledges £1000 for Junction 8 fight legal costs.

At the monthly Parish Council Meeting on 12th February in the Cardwell Pavilion, Hollingbourne Parish Council voted to make a £1000 contribution to the legal costs of CPRE in their recent unsuccessful High Court bid to stop development on Woodcut Farm at Junction 8 of the M20 which is within the Parish of Hollingbourne. It […]

Concern about the future of the Village Hall.

At the Hollingbourne Parish Council Meeting on 12th February in the Cardwell Pavilion, the Parish Council received a report from the Village Hall Committee about their January meeting with the landlords, EI Group PLC when they were informed that that they may be given a new five year lease on the Hall sometime over the […]

January 2018 Minutes.

The Minutes of the Hollingbourne Parish Council Meeting in the Cardwell Pavilion of 8th January 2018 that were approved at the Parish Council Meeting on 12th February 2018. Minutes of the meeting of Hollingbourne Parish Council monthly meeting held on Monday 8th January 2018, in the Cardwell Pavilion, Hollingbourne, commencing at 7.30 pm. Present: Cllr […]

Thief is jailed following car theft in Hollingbourne

The following news item has been posted on the Kent Police website on 10th February 2018. The car that was stolen was parked opposite the Sugar Loaves Public House. A car thief has been jailed after he stole a vehicle in Hollingbourne and then drove it dangerously while failing to stop for police officers on […]

TV company invites ideas for a Hollingbourne public art project.

A television company has approached Hollingbourne Parish Council to see if Hollingbourne would like to participate in a public art project. Please Read More for the message from Team Big Things. Hi there, I am developing an exciting, new programme for a major UK Broadcaster and we need the help of parish councils to get […]