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  • Volunteer Warden wanted for Eynsford!

    Volunteer Warden wanted for Eynsford!

    23rd March 2017

    Eynsford & Farningham Parish Councils are seeking a Volunteer Warden to work in the two villages as part of the Kent County Council Community Warden service. Why volunteer? As a Volunteer Support Warden you will make a difference to residents and help to create resilient neighbourhoods. The role will be challenging at times but rewarding and you will be improving the well-being of the residents in your local area. You will meet new people, learn new skills and provide valuable support to local residents. What will wardens be expected to do? Support Community Wardens by identifying issues and feeding back to relevant services including Trading Standards and the Police. Liaise with organisations including Neighbourhood Watch, Victim Support and the Fire and Rescue Service. Attend local groups and meetings providing advice on topical issues and provide local residents with crime prevention materials to reduce their fear of crime. Volunteer Wardens will be expected to give a minimum...

  • Residents Appreciate Rural Beauty

    Residents Appreciate Rural Beauty

    10th January 2017

    A group of residents have come together to write a report about the Austin Lodge Valley, one of the more rural areas of our parish. The valley lies either side of Upper Austin Lodge Road from the railway station up to above the former golf course. The report can be found here . ...

  • Christmas Office Opening Hours

    Christmas Office Opening Hours

    15th December 2016

    The parish office will be closed for the Christmas period between 22nd December and 2nd January. ...

  • Community Awards - Nominate your Local Hero/s!

    Community Awards - Nominate your Local Hero/s!

    17th November 2016

    The parish council is delighted to be taking part in the KALC Community Awards again.  Members of the public are invited to put forward a person or group who/which has made a significant contribution to our community in Eynsford. The parish council will select a candidate from those...

  • Stay Safe: Halloween & Bonfire Night

    25th October 2016

    Advice from Kent Police: Have fun but stay safe this Halloween Halloween can be a scary time for some. Why not let visitors know if you are happy for them to call at your home by downloading one of our ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to trick or treating doors signs at www.kent.police.uk? (Also...

  • Rafferty's Wins Award!

    Rafferty's Wins Award!

    25th October 2016

    From Sam Banks: On Tuesday 18th October An Awards dinner was held in Lenham for the Kent Rural Retailers. I was over the moon to have my Store Rafferty’s in Eynsford win the Best Local Food Retailer award. The judging was done by ‘Secret Shoppers' I came on board Rafferty’s in 2015 and gave...

  • Consultation - Parking Restrictions, High Street, Eynsford

    13th October 2016

    Kent County Council and Sevenoaks District Council are carrying out a consultation about proposed waiting restrictions at High Street, Eynsford. These are: a small extension of the double yellow lines at the Priory Lane junction in front of Bank Cottages; single yellow lines between the Mill Lane...

  • Vacancy - School Governor

    19th July 2016

    Wanted - Community Governor for Anthony Roper Primary School A vacancy will arise for a member of the community to serve as a governor of our local primary school from 1st September. Being a school governor is an increasingly demanding role; school governing bodies being responsible for: ...

  • Fly-Tipping - How to Report

    19th July 2016

    Fly-tipping Despite challenging financial times Sevenoaks District Council have recently appointed an Environmental Enforcement officer to investigate fly-tipping offences across the District. Many householders are not aware they have a duty of care to check that the contractor they employ...

  • New Village Hall Update

    19th July 2016

    Hall Development Update - July 2016 For several years the trustees have been working to secure the hall’s future. The challenges have concerned the current location, the high cost of rebuilding there and fund raising. For the reasons outlined below moving to another location is now preferred. ...

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