KENT TOGETHER – Helpline launched by Kent County Council Coronavirs Scams Road Closure – Pilgrims Way, Hollingbourne – 30 March 2020 (Maidstone) Parish Magazine Disruptions M20 Junction 8-9 Planned Concrete Repair Update from Patrik Garten MBC Cllr for North Downs Ward The Dirty Habit Hollingbourne to temporarily close Safeguarding in the Coronavirus Crisis Woods of Hollingbourne Opening Times Update Take Away in Hollingbourne Patrik Garten, MBC Councillor for North Downs Ward Recent Newsletter March 2020 Leeds Castle, closed until further notice Leeds castle and Hollingbourne Garden Society Spring Show Cancelled Coronavirus Statement from MP Helen Whately Pilgrims Way Group Church Update: Church of England Hollingbourne Litter Picking and Spring Clean – Postponed Suspension of Worship at All Saints Church Road Closure – Culpepper Close- 2 April 2020 Village Event Cancellations South East Water Notification Maidstone specific COVID-19 Update from Patrik Garten MBC Cllr for North Downs Ward Coronavirus – Help for villagers Ongoing M20 Works W/C 16th March 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Great British Spring Clean guidance Hollingbourne Parish Assembly – Highways March Rural Crime update UKPN emergency closure – Eyhorne Street, Hollingbourne Tuesday March 10th Leeds Castle and Hollingbourne Garden Society Spring Show Road Closure – Ashford Road Flyover, Hollingbourne – 27 March Current planning applications for March 2020 Hollingbourne Parish Council Parish Council March Agenda Urgent Emergency Road Closure – Ringlestone Road, Hollingbourne – 6 March 2020 Save the date: Hollingbourne Litter Picking and Spring Clean Update on Coronavirus in Kent Patrik Garten, MBC Councillor for North Downs Ward Recent Newsletter Feb 2020 Hollingbourne 2020 Fete Planning M2 Junction 5 Improvements Scheme Rev. Paul Kite, St Mary’s Boxley last service HMRC Scam warning from Kent Police Parish Update from MP Helen Whately W.I Annual Pancake Day 2020 Hush Heath Inns Submits additional planning request Ongoing M20 Works W/C 24th February 2020 Parking in Hollingbourne Heart of Kent Hospice Coffee Morning Wildlife Haven needs public help Hollingbourne Village Hall Future Nu-Venture Bus 13 – revised from Monday 17 February Hollingbourne W.I Annual Quiz Road Closure – 5th March 2020 It’s behind you! Hollingbourne Pantomime Group close another successful show season VE Day: One Maidstone, 75 stories Ongoing M20 Works W/C 17th February 2020 Hush Heath Inns submits planning application for ‘accommodation pods’ at The Windmill Pub Ongoing M20 Works W/C 10th February 2020 Keep Maidstone Moving and Strategic Statement/Five Year Plan Consultations Current planning applications for February 2020 Hollingbourne Parish Council Parish Council February Agenda Hollingbourne Summer Fete Planning Meeting Hollingbourne Village Hall Meeting Kent Toad Patrol – looking for patrollers in Hollingbourne Ongoing M20 Works W/C 3rd February 2020 Hollingbourne W.I 10th annual Pancake Race 2020 Help needed to run Village Fete Stalls Patrik Garten, MBC Councillor for North Downs Ward Recent Newsletter Jan 2020 Heart of Kent Hospice Maidstone Road Run 2020 Ongoing M20 Works W/C 20th January 2020 Patrik Garten, MBC Councillor for North Downs Ward Recent Newsletter Kent Police Rural Task Force Rural report and the Winter 2019/20 edition of Rural Matters Magazine Hollingbourne Parish Council elects new member The Windmill Inn under new management LCH Garden Society 2020 dates Ongoing M20 Works W/C 13th January 2020 Planned road Closure – January 12th Thank you to all the Hollingbourne Litter pickers Heart of Kent Hospice Volunteer Open Morning New Year message from MP Helen Whately Kent Fire and Rescue Service 2020 Plan Kent County Council Consultations – Five Year Plan Local Rural Business Support Ongoing M20 Works W/C 6th January 2020 Frankenbourne Tickets now available Death of Hollingbourne Parish Councillor Michael Gray. Roadwork Updates A message from re-elected Conservative Helen Whately Ongoing M20 Works W/C 16th December 2019 Temporary Road Closure – Eyhorne Street, Hollingbourne – 4th January 2020 New Southeastern timetable next week February Mens Breakfast at the Dirty Habit All Saints Carol Service Christmas and New Year recycling and rubbish collections 2019-20 Christmas Trees in Hollingbourne Scam Alert – Bogus People’s Postcode Lottery letters Ongoing M20 Works W/C 9th December 2019 Hollingbourne Primary School Annual Seniors Tea Party Challenge yourself in January in aid of Heart of Kent Hospice ‘It’s Coming Home!” Ongoing M20 Works W/C 2nd December 2019 Vacancy for Councillor Suspicious vehicles and a spate of local thefts Ongoing M20 Works W/C 25th November 2019 December newsletter from our MBC Councillor Patrik Garten Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner vacancies Kent’s Police and Crime newsletter Millenium Green Village Litter Pick Thank you from Hollingbourne Fireworks and an exciting opportunity for local organisations Ongoing M20 works General Election: December 12th 2019 Urgent Emergency Road Closure – Ringlestone Road, Hollingbourne – 21 November 2019 Irregular Bin Collection New editor for Hollingbourne website. Work commences on refurbishing the Millennium Green. Hollingbourne marks Armistice Day with one minute’s silence at the Village War Memorial. Come and join the Hollingbourne Village Litter Pick Up morning! Hollingbourne’s new village shop now open for business! Hollingbourne Village Fireworks raises £700 for local causes. Current planning applications being considered by Hollingbourne Parish Council. Notice of Election for the Faversham and Mid Kent Parliamentary Constituency which includes Hollingbourne. Kent Police Rural Task Force Newsletter for November 2019. M20 roadworks for the week commencing 11th November 2019. Woods of Hollingbourne to launch at 7am on Monday 11th November with a host of offers! Bearsted and Thurnham Society challenges MBC on the Local Plan Review including their call for development sites. An election is on the horizon – a news letter from our current MP. MBC Call for Development Sites identifies 10 possible locations in Hollingbourne including Junction 8. Just 10 days to go to the opening of the new village shop in Eyhorne Street! Southeastern advise of possible train delays at Hollingbourne due to high winds. Report of the October 2019 Parish Council Meeting. M20 roadworks for the week commencing 4th November 2019. Millennium Green to close for refurbishment. – UPDATED. Southeastern Trains to trial system for travellers with hidden disabilities. M20 to close tonight to remove Operation Brock! Upcoming vacancy for a Parish Councillor and Editor of this Village website. Highways England have no plans to cancel Operation Brock despite Brexit delay. November 2019 newsletter from our Maidstone Borough Councillor. Junction of the M20 coast bound now closed for Operation Brock. All Saints’ Church Christmas Cards now on sale! M20 past Hollingbourne to be closed tonight and tomorrow in preparation for Operation Brock starting on Monday at 6am. M20 roadworks for the week commencing 28th October 2019. Downloads of Hayl Hola still available! Highways England outsources employment of 50 staff to check lorry Customs paperwork on M20. Roll up, roll up, roll up for the Hollingbourne Fireworks on 1st November! Burnt out 4×4 left in field next to Hollingbourne Meadows Trust land. Maidstone Rotary Club seeks ideas for planting trees in Hollingbourne. M20 roadworks for the week commencing 21st October 2019. Report about Pilgrim’s Retreat Caravan Park in “Private Eye”. MBC launches leisure survey. HOKH launches Light Up a Life Events for 2019. “Diverse Open Doors” in Kent Interfaith week. MBC briefs local Parish Councils on likely traffic problems after Brexit. Southeastern Railway CEO promises to consider repainting the Hollingbourne Station. Operation Brock on the M20 to be ready to go live on 28th October. The Ringlestone is back in business! M20 roadworks for the week commencing 14th October 2019. Closure of B2163/C603 from Hollingbourne Church to the White Posts on two Sundays. Brexit message from our local MBC Councillor Patrik Garten. MBC invites Parish Council to attend Brexit impact meeting in Town Hall. Every mind matters! Your views are invited about Hollingbourne Church! Update on the future of the Hollingbourne bus service and other October 2019 news in brief – Updated through the month. M20 roadworks for the week commencing 7th October 2019. Local PCSO invited to attend Upper Street site meeting following series of accidents. Our MP’s response to MBC Local Plan Review. Statement from Department of Transport about the local impact of Operation Brock. Death of long time Hollingbourne Pantomime stalwart. Milly needs a new home! HOKH launches Autumn programme of fund raising events. M20 roadworks for the week commencing 30th September 2019. New volunteer distributors wanted to the Parish Magazine – UPDATED. KCC Trading Standards warn about Thomas Cook refund scam. Big send off for Village Shopkeeper from Hollingbourne customers. Some clarification from Highways England about Operation Brock after Brexit. October 2019 Newsletter from our Maidstone Borough Councillor. Prices announced for Brickfields Close and other September 2019 news in brief – Updated through the month. What is going on in Westminster? – A September Newsletter from our local MP. M20 roadworks for the week commencing 23rd September 2019. Offer of First Aid Training. Brexit Newsletter from the Ministry of Local Government, Communities and Local Government. Autumn Newsletter from Applause Touring. Christopher’s Shop to hold a “Shop Cooling Party” before closure on 29th September. Operation Brock to start permanently on Trafalgar Day! Junction 8 will NOT be shut after Brexit despite Highways England statement. Hollingbourne Fireworks Update. Pictures of the All Saints’ Church Barbecue on Saturday 31st August 2019. Joint Parishes Response to the MBC Local Plan Review. Brickfields Close is in Chaucer Country! SouthEastern to offer compensation for late Hollingbourne train services. News from Woods of Hollingbourne who are taking over the Village Shop. M20 Roadworks for the week Commencing 16th September 2019. Official Local Government Brexit Bulletin received by Hollingbourne Parish Council. Special items on the September Parish Council Agenda which may be of particular interest. M20 roadworks for the week commencing 9th September 2019. Maidstone Borough Council launch consultation on next year’s budget. Hollingbourne Parish Council Audit Report for 2018/9. Christopher’s Village Shop to become Woods of Hollingbourne from October 2019. Hollingbourne’s MP voted against motion to give MP’s control over Parliament business. – UPDATED. It is nearly Pantomime time again! Are you up for bridge building? Statement from South East Water on supply of water to drivers held on the M20 by Operation Brock. Government launches Get Ready for Brexit information campaign.