KENT TOGETHER – Helpline launched by Kent County Council

This afternoon,  Kent County Council, in collaboration with their partners, launched a new helpline to support those who are in need of urgent help, supplies or medication by providing a single point of contact. More details can be foundhere: The 24 hour helpline called Kent Together – provides a single, convenient point of contact for anyone […]

Coronavirs Scams

See below for a Coronavirus scam update from Steve Kelly, Prevent & Protect Fraud Officer, Essex & Kent Serious Crime Directorate I have just been made aware of the below scam (also image attached) that is currently circulating and telling you that you have been fined and need to click on a link. This is […]

Road Closure – Pilgrims Way, Hollingbourne – 30 March 2020 (Maidstone)

We have been advised that it will be necessary to close Pilgrims Way, Hollingbourne from 30 March 2020 for up to 1 Day. The road will be closed between Hollingbourne Hill and Broad Street. The alternative route is via Upper Street, Eyhorne Street, A20 Ashford Road, Roundwell, Water Lane, onto Pilgrims Way. This is to […]

M20 Junction 8-9 Planned Concrete Repair

A-One+, on behalf of Highways England have announced that they will be carrying out urgent repairs to concrete sections of the coastbound M20 carriageway between junctions 8 and 9. In order to carry out these works as efficiently and safely as possible, work will be carried out under a full weekend closure of the coast […]

Update from Patrik Garten MBC Cllr for North Downs Ward

Following from Patrik’s most recent Newsletter, please see below for an update on support in our area during the Coronavirus Pandemic. If you are aware of any self-help-group in your community, parish / hamlet, could you please register their contact details here: This will allow MBC to contact you directly with updates and help […]

The Dirty Habit Hollingbourne to temporarily close

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic The Dirty Habit has also unfortunately had to cease its Take away service and close their doors.  Announced in an email to subscribers and online the pub stated that We are now closed until the current situation has passed and it is safe enough for us to re-open. We’ll […]

Safeguarding in the Coronavirus Crisis

HOLLINGBOURNE PARISH COUNCIL Safeguarding in the Coronavirus Crisis Advice  to volunteer groups helping vulnerable people during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The impact of these challenging times upon the welfare of the most vulnerable in society cannot be underestimated. With people self-isolating, families facing immense financial pressures, schools closed and all of us uncertain about what […]

Woods of Hollingbourne Opening Times Update

In light of the ever evolving updates regarding the Coronavirus Woods of Hollingbourne have issued the below letter with new opening times and procedures to avoid the spread of Coronavirus. The new opening times are: Mon-Sat 8am-2pm Sun 8am-1pm

Take Away in Hollingbourne

Following the Government closure of all UK pubs and restaurants the Dirty Habit Hollingbourne are offering a virtual pub service, with a  take away food and drink menu. The menu includes wood-fired pizzas, some of our their popular dishes and a full selection of drinks, all  at a discounted price. Available for a non-contact collection The […]