Cancelled carols

Unfortunately due to the Coronavirus tier 3 restrictions the Christmas carols at the Pavilion will be unable to go ahead this weekend. We were hoping that the tier system would allow for these to continue but Kent’s position in tier 3 restricts this unfortunately. The Santa trail however is proving popular and there are so […]

Church Services – Christmas 2020

Details of the church services arranged for December and over Christmas for the Pilgrims Way Churches. Please note there will not be a Christingle, Carol Service or Midnight Mass at Hollingbourne this year due to the risk of infection. Please also note that, for the time being, a Eucharist service at All Saints is planned […]

Live test of end of EU transition plans on the M20

The moveable barrier that will help keep traffic moving in Kent when there’s cross-Channel disruption is being tested next week. The test will start on Friday 11 December. It means parts of the motorway between Maidstone and Ashford will be closed for four nights, with signed diversions in place. The barrier will be used to […]

2020 Annual Policing Policy

Matthew Scott, Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has today launched his 2020 Annual Policing Survey. The survey is run every year and gives residents the opportunity to have their say on what Kent Police’s priorities should be and how safe they feel amongst other topics, such as finances. The results are used to shape the […]

KRF Press Release – End of EU transition contingency plans

Please find attached a press release that has just been issued by the Kent Resilience Forum announcing the publication of contingency plans on how Kent will deal with potential traffic disruption at the end of the Brexit transition period. Kent Resilience Forum outlines end of transition contingency plans 30 November 2020 Plans on how Kent […]

Additional Covid Support

For those needing extra support the following organisations are available: Kent Together helpline Maidstone Borough Council is working with Kent County Council to provide a 24 hour helpline which has been set up to support vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help, supplies or medication. If you are vulnerable and have an urgent need […]

Maidstone allocated Tier 3 in Covid Winter Plan

Following the government announcement today that Maidstone borough is set to enter Tier 3 – Very High Alert, as part of the national Covid Winter Plan, Maidstone Borough Council (MBC), is asking everyone to keep pulling together and continue to protect each other. Tier 3 brings with it different restrictions and will be put in […]

Scammer claiming to be Age UK

We have received reports of a resident in Ashford being targeted by a Scammer claiming to be Age UK. WHAT HAPPENS You get a telephone call from someone saying they are Age UK – They ask you questions including the name of your Doctors Surgery and any medication you take. WHAT TO DO This is […]