Operation Brock on the M20 to be ready to go live on 28th October.

The Department of Transport has today announced that Operation Brock will be ready to go live on 28th October if it appears that the UK will be leaving the EU Customs Union on 31st October It was previously expected that Operation Brock might start on 21st October ready for a possible Brexit at the end […]

The Ringlestone is back in business!

The Ringlestone Inn in the road between the top of Hollingbourne Hill and Stede Hill in Harrietsham is now back in business after over a year’s closure. This reputedly haunted historic public house on the North Downs is on one of the traditional pilgrim’s routes to Canterbury. Following the sale by Shepherd Neame the public […]

Current planning applications being considered by Hollingbourne Parish Council.

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. Lists of Hollingbourne applications by month are […]

Closure of B2163/C603 from Hollingbourne Church to the White Posts on two Sundays.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has been advised that the B2163/C603 will be closed on Sunday 3rd and Sunday 10th November from 9am to 5pm to allow an CCTV investigation of the drains. This will affect Hollingbourne Hill, Upper Street, and the top part of Eyhorne Street. Alan Caryl of Kent County Council writes:- To keep you […]

Brexit message from our local MBC Councillor Patrik Garten.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has received the following message about Brexit which may or may not happen on 31st October. Please Read More for further information.  Dear Residents Notwithstanding continuing government negotiations with the EU about a Brexit deal, and legislation intended to compel the government to seek a delay to Brexit if there is no […]

MBC invites Parish Council to attend Brexit impact meeting in Town Hall.

Maidstone Borough Council in conjunction with the Kent Resilience Forum has invited representatives from Hollingbourne Parish Council and other local Parish Councils to attend a meeting on the morning of 16th October where the possible impact of Brexit and leaving the EU on local communities will be considered. Since the EU Referendum in 2016 Hollingbourne […]

Every mind matters!

Hollingbourne Parish Council has been asked to publicise this mental health initiative which is being supported by Kent County Council.. Please Read More for further information.  ‘Every Mind Matters’ campaign underway in Kent Kent is supporting the national ‘Every Mind Matters’ campaign this World Mental Health Day (10 October) by reminding residents of the support […]

Your views are invited about Hollingbourne Church!

All Saints’ Church in Upper street has been at the heart of Hollingbourne life for nearly one thousand years. The size of the congregation has declined over the last few decades and the church is now part of the Pilgrim’s Way group of parishes which include Hucking, Thurnham, Detling, Grove Green and Boxley. It is […]

List of parts announced for Hollingbourne Pantomime auditions.

Hollingbourne Pantomime Group has published the list of parts for their 2020 Pantomime that will be performed in the Village Hall from the 12th to the 15th February. Auditions for the 27 parts will be held in the Village Hall on Sunday 13th October at 7.30pm and on Wednesday 16th October at 8pm. Auditions for […]