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  • Eynsford Housing Needs Survey

    22nd April 2021

    Eynsford Housing Needs Survey January 2021 Sevenoaks District Council as part of a 5 year programme is looking at local housing needs. In November 2020 they approached Rural Kent Action with Communities to undertake a survey within Eynsford to establish whether there was a need for affordable housing for people who live in or have close ties to Eynsford. There was also an opportunity to investigate the needs of older households who may be in need of alternative housing. Rural Kent Action with Communities is a charity that provides direct advice and support to community organisations by developing and managing projects, providing information guidance and networking opportunities to help rural communities identify and address local needs. The Parish Council were happy for this to be undertaken as it would give an overall picture of the housing requirements. A survey was posted to every household and out of 845 distributed, 167 surveys were returned – a 20% response rate. The...

  • HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

    12th April 2021

    “Following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, we know that many of you will be wanting to pay tribute to him and offer condolences to Her Majesty The Queen at this sad time. Our priority remains to keep everyone safe and, due to the current public health guidelines and lockdown restrictions...

  • Your New Village Hall: Have Your Say!

    Your New Village Hall: Have Your Say!

    6th April 2021

    Eynsford residents are invited to give their views on plans for a new village hall in Eynsford. After over 10 years of work, we have planning permission for the relocation of the football pitch and the building of a new village hall at Harrow Meadow to provide an exciting new community facility. ...

  • Delivery Person Needed

    23rd March 2021

    We are looking for someone to deliver our quarterly newsletter to all households in Eynsford parish. This is a paid role with a set fee to deliver the newsletters by hand four times a year to around 850 households.  We are looking ideally for someone local, aged 18+, who will be able to...

  • New Hedge Planted behind Parish Office

    New Hedge Planted behind Parish Office

    16th March 2021

    We have recently arranged for a new hedge to be planted along the access road behind the parish office. Last year we had to remove two trees in this area for safety reasons and decided to see if we could improve this small area.  We put in a bid for new hedging through North West Kent...

  • Community Award for Christine!

    Community Award for Christine!

    11th March 2021

    We are delighted that the 2021 Community Award has been won by Christine Witton. Many of you will have seen Christine on her daily walk around the village, sometimes with her dog Bella, collecting litter. Christine says: 'Daily I collect along the High Street, Farmingham High Street , Sparepenny...

  • How to get Help during Lockdown

    5th January 2021

    As we find ourselves once again in lockdown, many people in our community will be isolating, or will have difficulty in accessing shops etc. Many of our volunteers are still available to help. If you have details of your local volunteer from 2020, please feel free to give them a call.  If...

  • Community Award for 2021 - Call for Nominations!

    5th January 2021

    Eynsford Parish Council is delighted to be participating in the Kent Association for Local Councils Community Award scheme again. The KALC Community Award is to acknowledge and give recognition to those that have made a significant contribution to their local community. Residents are invited to...

  • How Green is your Christmas Shopping?

    How Green is your Christmas Shopping?

    10th December 2020

    A member of our Green Team has written a very useful article about how to shop with an eco and ethical emphasis. There are lots of ideas of how you can make your Christmas a little greener. https://www.eynsfordparishcouncil.org.uk/post-how_... ...

  • How Can Eynsford be Greener?

    17th November 2020

    HOW CAN EYNSFORD BE GREENER? The Eynsford Green Team, (“EGT”) has been set up to help Eynsford Parish Council look at how we can improve our village environment and encourage and support the community, (businesses, village groups and individuals) to be more environmentally friendly and to...

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