Kent County Council budget consultation

Kent County Council is currently consulting on its proposed budget for 2019/2020. The consultation closes on 21 November 2018. KCC estimates that increased demands and costs will amount to about £66 million, which together with net grant reductions of £28 million result in the need to raise and/or save £94 million. The consultation explains that […]

Have your say on new dermatology service

The CCGs in Medway, Swale, Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley are in the process of establishing a new service, which will be largely based in the community. We are holding a survey to find out what patients and local residents think matters most in dermatology so that we can plan the best possible service.   We […]

Neighbourhood Watch: Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch Ward 16 10 18

This is a message from Neighbourhood Watch: Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch Ward XY/064968/18: Between 8:30am and 1:30pm on 10th of October, 2 plant pots were taken from a back garden in Playstool Road Newington Sittingbourne.  One pot was approximately 24 inches and the other 48 inches in height. If you have any information that could […]

Battle’s Over 11 November 2018~ Upchurch Remembers

  Upchurch – 100 years of remembrance Upchurch is playing its part in Battle’s Over, an international commemoration marking 100 years since the guns fell silent at the end of World War I. Organised by Pageantmaster Bruno Peek LVO OBE OPR, Battle’s Over takes place on November 11th 2018, with events throughout the United Kingdom, Channel […]

The Paddock Play Area

The Parish Council is pleased to report that it has secured a grant of £9805 from The Big Lottery Fund for the Paddock Play area.  Councillors are currently liaising with a contractor to install some exciting new play equipment for the children.