Heart of Kent Hospice Maidstone Road Run 2020

Join Heart of Kent Hospice for their annual Maidstone Road Run on Sunday March 8th; with three distances offering a perfect warm up for the Spring Races. They offer a chip timed half marathon , 10K run and 5K run with all routes departing from Cornwallis Academy.  This year they are  also offering Elmer’s Family […]

December 2019 Minutes

Minutes of the meeting of Hollingbourne Parish Council held on Monday 9th December 2019, in the Cardwell Pavilion, Hollingbourne, commencing at 7.30 pm.   Present:          Cllr A Ward (Chairman), Cllr S Hulme (Vice-Chairman), Cllr J Cobbett, Cllr Dr S Bauer, Cllr D Ardley, Cllr M Gray, Cllr A Marshall and Cllr C O’Meara. Attendance:   […]

Ongoing M20 Works W/C 20th January 2020

Monday 20 January to 26 January (inclusive) – there will be  full overnight closure of the M20 coastbound between junctions 4 and 6. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A228, M2, A229. These closures are overnight only between 8pm and 6am  

Patrik Garten, MBC Councillor for North Downs Ward Recent Newsletter

Please find attached in full, Patrik Garten, MBC Councillor for North Downs Ward most Recent Newsletter. Alongside the Rural Business support available in the area Patrik also addresses problems with local broadband and phone signal. Always available for queries and support Patrik can be contacted via his email   

Kent Police Rural Task Force Rural report and the Winter 2019/20 edition of Rural Matters Magazine

Please find attached the latest Rural report and the Winter 2019/20 edition of Rural Matters Magazine from the Kent Police Rural Task Force. Including local news to include: PC Goodsall deployed Drone at a Site near to Sittingbourne and located a stolen Transit Van in woodland and a suspected stolen red quad. Also located 4 […]

Hollingbourne Parish Council elects new member

At the January  Parish Council meeting, Craig Gooding was  co-opted as a member of Hollingbourne Parish Council following the resignation of John Cobbett  in November. Craig was the only person who came forward for the vacancy after the post was advertised locally Craig moved to Manor Lane, Hollingbourne in December 2018 along with his wife and […]

The Windmill Inn under new management

The Windmill Inn in Hollingbourne has today announced via their Instagram that they are no longer part of the Richard Phillips Group. The 16th century grade II listed venue in Eyhorne Street will now be run by Hush Heath Hospitality Ltd, who are owned by the award winning winery Hush Heath. Kent based celebrity chef Richard […]

LCH Garden Society 2020 dates

Leeds Castle and Hollingbourne Garden Society have announced their show dates for 2020. The Spring Show will take place on Saturday 28th March The Summer Show on the Saturday 18th July The Autumn Show on Saturday 19th September The hotly anticipated annual supper date is yet to be confirmed but is likely to be on […]

Ongoing M20 Works W/C 13th January 2020

Monday 13 January to 19 January (inclusive) – there will be  full overnight closure of the M20 London bound between junctions 4 and 2. These closures are overnight only between 8pm and 6am.

Current planning applications for January 2020

A feature of the Hollingbourne village website is a monthly 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. All the new planning applications will be […]