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. LATEST NEWS – In addition to the […]

Have you seen Christopher Fisher? – UPDATED.

All local Parish Councils have been asked to publicise an appeal from the Weald of Kent Rotary Club for information about Christopher Fisher who went missing on 9th August. Details of the appeal appear below.  UPDATE as of 18th August – Kent Online is reporting that a body has been found and that the Police […]

A special message of thanks from the Nash family.

Mrs Pam Nash, has asked for the following message to be posted on the Hollingbourne village website. Her husband Bill (77) went missing on the afternoon of 7th August and was safely found the following afternoon having been out all night in the rain. He is now at home with his family. The message is […]

Have you seen Bill Nash? – UPDATED.

Kent Online is today reporting that Bill Nash (77) from the Pilgrim’s Way has gone missing and during the night a police helicopter with a search light was seen flying over Hollingbourne at 2.30am in the search for him. Please Read More for the text of the Kent Online report. UPDATE as of 2pm on […]

Local MP supports development of commercial lorry parks across Kent.

Faversham and Mid Kent MP has written to Highways England suggesting that a network of privately operated lorry parks be built across the County so that lorries are not parked up overnight alongside roads. This follows a number of letters from her constituents who have expressed a preference for a network of smaller, commercially operated […]

How safe do you feel in Hollingbourne?

Hollingbourne Parish Council has been asked to publicise a survey about policing from Mr Matthew Scott, the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner. Please Read More for further information. ‘How safe do you feel where you live?’ That is the one of the key questions Matthew Scott, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent, is asking […]

Planning permission formally granted for 10 houses alongside Windmill Lane.

Maidstone Borough Council has now formally approved planning permission for 10 houses alongside the Windmill Lane Public Footpath. Despite opposition from Hollingbourne Parish Council and local residents, the Maidstone Planning Committee granted permission on 26th April 2018 subject to the completion of the necessary legal agreement which has now been achieved after three time extensions. […]

Maidstone Borough Council and Community Involvement. – Have your say!

The following notice has been received from Maidstone Borough Council which may be of interest to residents. Please Read More for further information.   NOTICE OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION STATEMENT OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (DRAFT) 2018   Maidstone Borough Council is inviting members of the public to view and comment on the Statement of Community Involvement 2018 […]

New signage for Ashford Road at Hollingbourne Corner to reduce speed.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has received details of the plans for the new signage which is intended to reduce the speed of vehicles leaving the M20 at Junction 8 as they approach the Hollingbourne Corner roundabout by the Great Danes. Junction 8 is the point at which the M20 may be used for Operation Brock after […]

A request from South East Water to save water during the present heatwave.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has received the following request for residents to save water during the present warm weather. Please Read More for further information. During the recent heatwave as temperatures rise so has the demand for water, especially at weekends. We’re pleased to say our water resources are in a good position for this time of year […]