Urgent Road Closure – Chapel Lane – 6th March 2023

Urgent Road Closure – Chapel Lane, Cranbrook – 6th March 2023  It will be necessary to close Chapel Lane, Cranbrook from 6th March 2023 for up to 5 days. The alternative route is via The Street, Sissinghurst Road, Wilsley Green, Waterloo Road, St Davids Bridge, The Hill, Bakers Cross, Golford Road. This is to enable […]

      Temporary Road Closure – Chapel Lane, Cranbrook – 6th March 2023 for 5 days  The road will be closed for the entire length. The alternative route is via Golford Road, Bakers Cross, The Hill, St David’s Bridge, Waterloo Road, A229 Wilsley Green, A262 Sissinghurst Road/The Street, Chapel Lane and vice versa. The closure is required for the […]

Cranbrook GP Surgery Merger

NEWS from The Crane and Old School Surgery Team   Dear Patients, Families and Friends, Thank you for all your ongoing support of our practice and patience especially at this time when the NHS is under significant pressure. We wanted to take this opportunity to inform you of some exciting news. The Crane and Old […]

Cranbrook and Sissinghurst Neighbourhood Development Plan

Purpose of this Note This Note sets out the basis on which the examination of the neighbourhood plan will be undertaken. Its ambitions are two-fold: • to comply with the MHCLG/NPIERS Guidance for service users and examiners (April 2018); and • to provide guidance for the Parish Council on the key stages of the examination. […]

Temporary Road Closure – A229 The Common & Frittenden Road – 6th February – 19th February 2023

Because of a new drainage connection, Kent County Council intends to make an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on part of A229 The Common and Frittenden Road, Cranbrook, on or after 6th February 2023 until 19th February 2023 or until the works have been completed. A229 The Common will be closed between Eagles and Oakland and Frittenden Road between A229 The Common and Common Road. The alternative route for A229 […]

Planning for the Future

What do you like about living in the borough? What needs to change? What should continue? TWBC want your views to be the foundation of future plans. Tunbridge Wells Borough Council are running a consultation aimed at finding out how residents feel about the borough as a place to live, work and visit. Click on […]


Cranbrook and Sissinghurst Parish Council wishes to initiate a challenge the Department of Education over the closure of High Weald Academy. Since the announced closure, 514 people from the 300 square mile catchment area have created a Facebook page sharing their pain and anger over the closure: see ‘Save High Weald Academy’ on Facebook. It appears that […]

Update of major gas works by SGN in Cranbrook.

SGN are pleased to advise that they have successfully completed their essential gas main replacement work on the High Street, Angley Road and New Road.   They would like to thank local residents and businesses for their patience and understanding throughout their work programme, enabling them to carry out this essential work.   They would […]

TWBC launch new social website

A new website has been launched. With social distancing measures currently in place many people are experiencing social isolation and loneliness. To help combat this, and the impact on people’s mental health and wellbeing, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has launched a new community website ‘Tunbridge Wells Social’. The site is a collaborative project between the […]

Launch of New Wellbeing Support Info Hub

Health partners and providers, local authorities and emergency services across Kent and Medway are working together to provide information on local support services to help people’s mental wellbeing during the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic crisis. Information is available at for people experiencing bereavement and loss, debt and financial difficulties, pregnant women and new mums […]

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