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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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HAVE YOUR “SAY”

Everybody wants to know what’s going on in their neighbourhood, whether it’s the latest planning applications, changes to roads or alterations to public rights of way. Now you could help shape the way people receive this vital information in the future. We would like to hear your views on whether the way this information is […]

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The Community Centre Project – Update

The planning application, which included a Business Plan, was submitted to Tunbridge Wells Borough Council in the first half of January and we now await their decision.  The application is available for inspection at the Parish Office. The planning application for the access to Wilkes Field from the Regal car park (more usually referred to […]

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West Kent ‘Wheels 2 Work’

No transport? Want the loan of a moped for up to a year to help you get to work, education or training? This moped scheme includes rider training, a helmet, padded reflective jacket and gloves. The scheme is for residents of West Kent aged 16 or over who have a firm offer of full time […]

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The Oil-Club

The Oil-Club has launched a club for Cranbrook and the surrounding area. If you would like to join or find out more about the club, please visit the website: http://www.oil-club.co.uk. The benefits are: Reduced heating oil costs Reduced heavy goods vehicle traffic through our villages Reduced carbon exhausted into our environment About the Oil-Club The […]

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Join the team to make visits to Sissinghurst Castle an inspiring experience

With up to 200,000 visitors a year to Sissinghurst Castle, it’s essential that every aspect of this special National Trust place is enjoyed and appreciated by many visitors from the UK and overseas. With specific responsibilities, members of staff at Sissinghurst could not provide essential visitor information, general assistance event support and specific introductions to […]

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Cranbrook Operatic and Dramatic Society – Could You Help? – What Could You Do?

Musicals, plays pantomimes, concerts…. there’s something for everyone –what could you do?  Are you artistic? – Scenery design, publicity, costume, direct, choreograph:  Are you Technical? Sound, lighting, stage manage: Are you good with children? Chaperone: Are you a Performer? Act, dance, sing:  Social? BBQ, quizzes, barn dance, meals, theatre.  For more information telephone Victoria on […]

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Age Concern Footcare Service

Are you unable to trim your toenails?  Would you like some footcare advice?  We offer a Footcare Service at Jockey Lane clinic OR at Home.  Prices :  Home visit – £14.50, Couples Rate £25.00, Clinic Visit £10.50 – Medical Conditions apply.  We would like to hear from so please call 01622 753618 to register.

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