Woods of Hollingbourne to launch at 7am on Monday 11th November with a host of offers!

Martin and Julie Wood are launching the the new Hollingbourne Village Shop in the Eyhorne Street Conservation Area at 7am on Monday 11th November with a host of offers including a free cotton bag if you spend over £20, a free coffee or tea if you spend over £30, and a £5 discount on your […]

Bearsted and Thurnham Society challenges MBC on the Local Plan Review including their call for development sites.

The Bearsted and Thurnham Society, who have campaigned for many years against development around Junction 8 of the M20 in Hollingbourne, have challenged Maidstone Borough Council on the numbers of development sites in the Hollingbourne and East of Maidstone area. The list of possible sites, including 10 in the Parish of Hollingbourne, was published on […]

An election is on the horizon – a news letter from our current MP.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has received a newsletter from Mrs Helen Whately, Member of Parliament for Faversham and Mid Kent, about the general Election on 12th December when Hollingbourne residents can vote in the Cardwell Pavilion from 7am to 10pm. Over the course of the next few weeks it is hoped to  publish messages from the […]

MBC Call for Development Sites identifies 10 possible locations in Hollingbourne including Junction 8.

Earlier this year Maidstone Borough Council asked for proposals for development sites in the Borough and have released the list for Hollingbourne today. There are 10 sites which are proposed for development and the matter will be considered at the November Hollingbourne Parish Council Meeting on Monday 11th November at 7.30pm in the Cardwell Pavilion. […]

Just 10 days to go to the opening of the new village shop in Eyhorne Street!

Most of the refurbishment has been done on what was Christopher’s Village Shop which closed in September and the new shop which will trade as Woods of Hollingbourne LLC will open on Monday 11th November.  The shop is in the centre of the Eyhorne Street Conservation area and plans to offer a wider range of […]

Southeastern advise of possible train delays at Hollingbourne due to high winds.

Hollingbourne Parish Council have received the following information about train services in the Hollingbourne area on Saturday 2nd November. Please Read More for further information. Very high winds in the South East of England are expected to disrupt rail services tomorrow (Saturday 2nd November), especially in coastal areas. To ensure that our trains and passengers […]

Millennium Green to close for refurbishment. – UPDATED.

After several years of complex discussions with Maidstone Borough Council and the Trustees of the charity that created the Millennium Green in 2000, Hollingbourne Parish Council has taken over responsibility for the Green and a refurbishment is to start on Monday 4th November subject to weather permitting. The work is expected to take about a […]

Southeastern Trains to trial system for travellers with hidden disabilities.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has received this news release about a Southeastern initiative to help passengers with hidden disabilities. Please read More for further information although it may take time for the scheme to reach Hollingbourne Station which is not staffed. Southeastern is the first train operator to run schemes for hidden disabilities Earlier this month, […]

M20 to close tonight to remove Operation Brock!

The M20 will tonight be closed from Junction 7 to Junction 9 at Ashford in order to remove the 7500 traffic cones and many signs  that were installed over last weekend in anticipation of Brexit on 31st October. Now that an extension of the UK membership of the EU has been agreed up to 31st […]