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CEMETERY TREE SURGERY ……..

  A survey commissioned by Cranbrook and Sissinghurst Parish Council has resulted in the need for some trees to be felled and others to be attended to in St Dunstan’s Churchyard. The Survey was carried out by Christopher Masters from Discover Tree a company based in Cirencester. Trees that required felling have been given the […]

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Treasurer Wanted for Cranbrook Family Fun Day

The Cranbrook Fun Day Committee are looking for a treasurer to join their team. The Committee meet once a month throughout the year and volunteers need to be able to devote extra commitment during the busy period of June & July. If you are interested in helping out please contact Phil Mummery on 01580 713072 or email […]

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Proposed Cranbrook Community Centre

Statement from the Cranbrook and Sissinghurst Parish Council Chairman…………. The plans submitted to the Tunbridge Wells Borough Planning Committee for the development of the Cranbrook Engineering site and Wilkes Field, received planning permission at the Planning Committee meeting on Wednesday 31st August 2016. The next step for the Parish Council is to select a fund […]

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16/503953/FULL – Former Cranbrook Engineering Site And Wilkes Field

Mixed use development comprising of demolition of unlisted buildings (Buildings A, B, D, E, F, G, H, I on former Cranbrook Engineering site and Building J on Wilkes Field) and construction of a new Community Centre, 28 no. residential dwellings, including conversion of a listed building to residential use involving internal and external alteration, 1 […]

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The Hop Pickers Line Heritage Group

Update: In 2015, AOC Archaeology was commissioned by the Hop Pickers Line Heritage Group (the parishes of Paddock wood, Goudhurst, Cranbrook and Hawkhurst), with Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, to produce an Historic Environment Assessment of the Paddock Wood to Hawkhurst branch railway which was closed in 1961. This iconic rural steam railway was known for […]

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Major Planning Application

Brick Kiln Farm – 16/502860/OUT Outline planning permission for the erection of up to 180 dwellings (including up to 35% affordable housing) with means of access to be determined at this stage together with structural woodland planting and landscaping, informal public open space, community orchard, children’s play area, attenuation basin, vehicular access point from Hartley […]

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Helping local communities to reduce the number of attacks by pet dogs on sheep

Dog attacks on sheep seem to be increasing: a situation that affects rural businesses, food prices, animal welfare, community relations, access to the countryside and much more The problem can be addressed by bringing people together and using education and awareness to gradually change behaviours Sheepwatch UK is a new initiative which is trying to […]

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Cranbrook School Admissions Policy 2017

  Cranbrook School is currently consulting on its 2017 Admissions Policy. The school is seeking to admit 30 Year 7 pupils for first entry in September 2017. The proposed new admissions policy is accessible on the school’s website and has been circulated to all key stakeholders.   Should you have any questions regarding this Admissions […]

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Kent Police

Please note that as and from 9th November 2015 your local Police station front counter will be open as detailed below: Cranbrook Police Station, Wheatfield Drive, Cranbrook TN17 3LU Located near to Travis Perkins. Opening Times: Mon – Fri 10.00 – 12.00 For non-urgent help please dial: 101 In an EMERGENCY dial 999

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