Directory of local organisations & useful contacts

The Clergy Team:     Reverend Paul Kite  Tel 880243 (Team Vicar)

                                  Robin Gill  (Assistant Priest)

                                  Derek Bilborough Tel 01304 828958 (Authorised Lay Minister)

Churchwardens:   Jim Findlay Tel 880244

                                Pauline Stubbs (Deputy Churchwarden) Tel 880238

                                Val Lurcock (Deputy Churchwarden) Tel 880694

Church Treasurer: Philip Smith Tel. 880680

After School Club at the Cardwell Pavilion – Mel Lawlee Tel 07958 521517 or Tel 851162.

Art Group:               Penny Johnstone Tel 880269

Borough Councillor: Patrik Garten  Tel 807907.

Bourne Musicians: Beccy Stroud Tel 880377

Brownies:       Sarah Ward Tel 880397 (Also Harrietsham Girl Guides for 10-14 age group)

Bus Services – Nu Venture Tel 882288 – see also Useful Links for timetables and other information.

Citizen’s Advice Bureau (at 2 Bower Terrace, Maidstone, ME16 8RY – near Maidstone West Station) Tel 752420

Cardwell Pavilion including bookings: Mike Bedwell Tel 07932164839

County Councillor : Shellina Prendergast Tel 07818 048234

Cricket Club:           Ian Gutteridge Tel 730388 – see also Useful Links

Cubs:                       Jane Newsome Tel 862558

Doctor in Yeomans Lane, Bearsted: Repeat Prescriptions Tel 630415 Appointments Tel 737326 – see also Useful Links.

Downs Mail:           Editor  Tel 727717

Friends of Hollingbourne’s Historic Church: Andy Brice Tel 880520 – see also separate page for more information.

Garden Society:    John Ross Tel 737080

Hollingbourne County Primary School:   Mrs Helen Bradley- Wyatt (Headteacher) Tel 880270 – see also Useful Links.

Hollingbourne Helpers: Jean Talboys Tel 880349

Hollingbourne Meadows Trust (formerly Eyhorne Meadows Trust): Peter Lee Tel 880580 – see also Useful Links.

Hollingbourne Pantomime Group: Gary Cooke Tel 880686

Hollingbourne Golf Society: Glenn Bryan Tel 880200

Football Club : Mike Bedwell Tel 880353 

Kent Messenger : Vacancy for Village Correspondent.

LenARA: Len Valley Active Retirement Association Tel 858714 –  see also Useful Links.

Member of Parliament: Helen Whately Tel 020-7219-6472

Millennium Green Trust : Adam Ward Tel 880397

Parish Magazine Editorial : Carole Findlay,  Old House, Pilgrims Way, Hollingbourne, Maidstone, ME17 1RB Tel 880244

Parish Magazine Advertising : Phil Smith Tel 880680

Parish Magazine  Circulation: Pauline Stubbs Tel 880238

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Pre-School Play Group for 2-4 year olds : Christine Judges Tel 07864 065753 – for fee information and details of early years funding for three and four year olds by Kent County Council. Normal fees are £9 per session from 9.10am to 12.10pm at the Cardwell Pavilion.

Police Community Support Officer:  Aaron Butcher Tel 604392 and 101.

Railway Enquiries : General Tel 08457 484950 (Maidstone East Station Tel 680824) – see also useful links for South East trains railway timetable.

Reading Group :  Sarah Fletcher on 880495 or Barbara Lloyd on Tel 880282.

Royal British Legion : Derek Davison Tel 880650

Hollingbourne County Primary School: Ralph Baldock (Headmaster) Tel 880270

Samaritans – Maidstone and Weald branch – Tel 674444/5 – see also useful links.

Scout Group:  Paul White Tel 751654

Short Mat Bowls : Peter Lee Tel 880580

Templeuve Twinning : John Cobbett Tel 880543

Village Hall including Bookings : Barbara Tremble , 1 Upper Street Cottages.   Tel. 880216.

Village Shop : Christopher Rudgard Tel 880338

Voluntary Action Maidstone : Tel 756662 Services include transport for the elderly and infirm as well as other services. The address is 39-48 Marsham Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1HH

Women’s Institute: Val Williams Tel 880433 – see also Useful Links..

NB The STD dialling code for Hollingbourne and Maidstone is 01622 and the postcode for Hollingbourne starts ME17.