Theft of swing from Hollingbourne Children’s playground.

The Parish Clerk has advised members of the Hollingbourne Parish Council that a swing has been stolen from the Children’s Playground on the Lance Memorial Playing Field. Please Read More for her report to the members of the Parish Council. Dear All It is with much sadness that I have to tell you that the […]

Temporary Closure of Old Mill Road in Hollingbourne.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has been advised of the closure of Old Mill Road which is close to Junction 8 of the M20. Please Read More for further information. KENT COUNTY COUNCIL Old Mill Road, Hollingbourne TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF DRIVING Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 – Section 14 (2) Kent County Council gives notice that Old […]

Announcement from Highways England about Operation Brock on the M20 and overnight closures from tonight.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has now received official information from Highways England about the start of Operation Brock on the M20 at Junction 8 in Hollingbourne at 6am on Monday 25th March. Please Read More for further information. Dear Stakeholder, Changes to the M20 junctions 8-9 – 6am on Monday 25 March I am writing to […]

New Brexit message from our local MP.

The Faversham and Mid Kent MP, Mrs Helen Whately, who represents Hollingbourne has responded to a request to comment on the current state of Brexit negotiations, the fact that Operation Brock will start on the M20 at Hollingbourne on Monday 25th March and any resulting local traffic issues, and the fact that over 3 million […]

Operation Brock starts on Monday morning (25th March) at 6am (with unspecified M20 closures this weekend).

Hollingbourne Parish Council is yet to receive any formal notification from Highways England, Kent County Council, or anybody else about the start of Operation Brock next week when the M20 from Junction 8 at Hollingbourne to Junction 9 at Ashford will be used as a lorry storage area for up to 2000 lorries awaiting Customs […]

The Woodland Trust announces their 2019 programme of events for the Hucking Estate.

The Woodland Trust has announced their programme of events for their Hucking Estate which is at the top of Hollingbourne Hill and which is close to the Hook and Hatchet PH in Hucking The Estate is particularly popular with dog walkers and there is a free car park close to Hucking Church. More details appear […]

Dry run of Operation Brock planned for next week.

The Guardian is today reporting that Highways England plan a dry run of Operation Brock next week in anticipation of a “no deal” Brexit at 11pm on 29th March when the UK could leave the EU Customs Union. Although Hollingbourne Parish Council has not been informed of this development it is assumed that the dry […]

Emergency Closure of Hollingbourne Hill.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has been advised of the following road closure by KCC Highways. UPDATE – It was subsequently reopened. Emergency Road Closure – Hollingbourne Hill, Hollingbourne – 19 March 2019 (Maidstone) It will be necessary to close Hollingbourne Hill, Hollingbourne from 19 March 2019 for up to 1 Day. The road will be closed […]

Diocese of Canterbury calls for day of prayer for Brexit and other March news in brief – UPDATED through the month.

The Diocese of Canterbury which includes All Saints’ Church in Hollingbourne is supporting a day of prayer on 30th March following Brexit on 29th March. A special prayer has been published which is reproduced below. God of hope, in these times of changes, unite our nation and guide our leaders with your wisdom. Give us […]

Book the dates in May for the Pilgrim’s Way Annual Art Exhibition.

One of the most popular annual events in the Hollingbourne Area is the Pilgrim’s Way Annual Art Exhibition in the Tithe Barn which is just off the square in Lenham. This year’s event will be from the 17th to 27th May. It also happens to be one of the most searched events through the year […]