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Clapper Farm Lane Traffic Regulation Order Consultation   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   Police and Crime Commissioner Annual Policing Survey   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   Hen & Duckhurst Farm: Exhibition of Development Plans   -   Be Winter Ready Campaign   -   KCC Budget Consultation 2018-19   -   Proposed Constituency Boundary Changes   -   Surgeries at the Library on Saturday   -   Council Surgeries this Saturday   -   Maidstone Borough Local Plan Proposed Adoption 25/10/17   -   Clapper Lane Temporary Closure   -   NatWest Mobile Branch in Staplehurst   -   Five Oak Lane Temporary Closure from 16th October   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Report a Crime On-line   -   Maidstone Borough Local Plan Update   -   KCC Consultation: Extended Ban on Vehicle Waiting in Headcorn Road   -   Vacancy: Parish Support Officer   -   Vacancy: Parish Caretaker   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Five Ash Lane Road Surface Improvements   -   Five Oak Lane Road Surface Improvements   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   DCLG Consultation 'Planning for the right homes in the right places'   -   Surgeries at the Library this Saturday   -   Neighbourhood Watch and Scam Awareness event   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   MBC Consultation on Park & Ride Service   -   Works on Surrenden Field Starting 29th August UPDATE   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   MBC Consultation on Council Tax Reduction and Introduction of Universal Credit   -   Improving the River Beult: Invitation to Consultation Events   -   Government Advice on Community Rights   -   Council Surgeries this Saturday   -   Temporary Closure of Five Oak Lane and Five Ash Lane 18th September   -   KCC Consultation on Local Flood Risk Management Strategy UPDATE   -   South East Coast Ambulance Service Annual Members Meeting   -   Temporary Closure Sherenden Lane   -   KCC Consultation on Public Rights of Way   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   Staplehurst Bioblitz 23rd August   -   Pile Lane Closure for up to 18 months from 18th September   -   Surgeries at the Library on Saturday   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   Outdoor Play Session 29th August   -   KCC Country Parks Strategy Consultation   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   Tell Maidstone Borough Council What You Think! UPDATE   -   Village Clean-Up 16th September   -   Surgeries at the Library this Saturday   -   Parish Surgery   -   MBC Consultation on Air Quality Management   -   Parish Council Surgery 8th July   -   Parish Council Surgery 1st July   -   Surgeries at the Library this Saturday   -   Have You Thought of Becoming a School Governor?   -   Five Oak Lane Emergency Closure   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   Tunbridge Wells Borough Local Plan Consultation   -   Land off Clapper Lane Unauthorised Development   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   NatWest Community Banker UPDATE   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   Summer Play Scheme Programme News   -   STAPLEHURST POST OFFICE UPDATE   -   Sainsbury's Update   -   South Eastern Rail Franchise Consultation Extended to 30th June   -   Pullen Farm Planning Appeal Hearing 10th & 11th May   -   PCSO Surgery Saturday 20th May   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Surgeries at the Library on Saturday   -   The Future of Staplehurst: Annual Parish Meeting Saturday 20th May 2017   -   Railway Tavern, Station Road - MBC Planning Committee 27th April   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   Election Information   -   Parish Council Meetings 18th April Change of Venue   -   KCC Pothole Blitz   -   Maidstone Local Plan Consultation UPDATE   -   Wimpey Field Handover Completion   -   Staplehurst Summer Play Scheme Dates   -   Staplehurst Road Closures   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Temporary Closure Five Ash Lane   -   Emergency Closure Hawkenbury Road 3rd April   -   Temporary Closure of Frittenden Road from 10th May   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   New Number 5 Bus Times from 2nd April   -   NatWest Staplehurst Update   -   Staplehurst Village Centre Extraordinary General Meeting   -   Surgeries at the Library on Saturday   -   Maidstone Park & Ride Consultation   -   Staplehurst Post Office Consultation   -   Government Better Broadband Campaign   -   Parish Council Surgery on Saturday   -   The Railway Tavern on MBC Planning Committee Agenda   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   George Street Closure   -   Village Clean-Up 18th March   -   Surgeries at the Library on Saturday   -   Staplehurst 'Men's Shed'   -   Council Surgeries 25th February   -   Surrenden Field Play Area Resurfacing   -   KCC Consultation on Mental Health Service and Promoting Independence   -   Parish Council Surgery Saturday 18th February   -   Parish Council Surgery This Saturday   -   Parish Office Change of Opening Hours   -   KCC Freight Action Plan Consultation   -   Draft Kent Drug and Alcohol Strategy Consultation   -   Temporary Road Closure 20/02/17 Five Oak Lane, Staplehurst   -   Village Centre Redevelopment Questionnaires   -   Council Surgeries this Saturday   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Staplehurst Village Centre Redevelopment Consultation 21st January   -   Funding for Community Groups   -   Emergency Road Closure - Hawkenbury Road, Hawkenbury   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Staplehurst Housing Needs Survey   -   Parish Council and Police Surgeries this Saturday   -   Nicholson Walk Temporary Closure 3rd Jan 2017   -   Parish Office Closure for Christmas & New Year   -   NHS Non-Emergency Patient Transport Survey   -   Kent Fire & Rescue Service Council Tax Consultation   -   MBC Customer Care Standards Consultation   -   MBC Planning Validation Checklist Consultation   -   Saturday Parish Surgeries   -   Formal Adoption of Staplehurst Neighbourhood Plan   -   New Members of Staplehurst Parish Council   -   A229 Knoxbridge Temporary Closure for One Night 19th December   -   Surgeries at the Library on Saturday   -   Hawkenbury Road Emergency Closure   -   NatWest Staplehurst Permanent Closure   -   Parish Councillor Vacancy   -   Pharmacy Opening Hours at Christmas and New Year   -   Bell Lane Temporary Closure from 16th January   -   Scam Awareness Session 5th December   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   KCC Survey about Bus Services   -   Planning Application at Marden Road   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   New Water Main Installation in Pagehurst Road, Oliver Road & Marden Road   -   Parish Council and Police Surgeries this Saturday   -   Transforming health and social care in Kent and Medway   -   Staplehurst Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Result   -   KCC Budget Consultation 2017-18   -   Environment Agency 'Floods Destroy' Campaign   -   Headcorn Road Planning Applications at MBC Planning Committee 27th October   -   Pagehurst Road Temporary Closure from 21st November UPDATE   -   Marden Road Temporary Closure 4th November   -   Kent Police Gun Amnesty   -   Policing in Kent 2017-2021: Survey   -   MBC Budget Consultation Roadshow 31st October   -   Transforming health and social care in Kent and Medway   -   KCC Consultation on Vision and Strategy for Adult Social Care   -   Maidstone Borough Council Consultations   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Celebrate the Trees of Staplehurst   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Take Control of Dog Control Survey   -   Councillor Paul Butcher   -   KCC Pothole Blitz   -   Council Surgeries this Saturday   -   Staplehurst Housing Survey 2016   -   Parish Council Surgery Saturday 17th September   -   Volunteer Drivers Wanted   -   NHS Survey on Care Delivery in West Kent   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   M20 Closure 2-5 September   -   New National Phone Number 105 for Electricity Network Operators   -   Parish Council Surgery 3rd September   -   MBC Consultation on Safer Communities   -   Village Clean-Up 17th September   -   NatWest Staplehurst Temporary Closure   -   Staplehurst Post Office Closed on 26 August and 2 September   -   Council Surgeries on Saturday   -   Parish Council Surgery This Saturday   -   Community Infrastructure Levy Consultation   -   Parish Council Surgery 13th August   -   KCC Consultation on Local Transport Plan   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Kent Police Website   -   Update re Revised Details for Planning Apps 14/505432, 15/507124 & 15/510186   -   Council Surgeries Saturday 30th July   -   Parish Council Surgery 23rd July   -   Parish Council Surgery this Saturday   -   Plans for Station Car Park Extension   -   Staplehurst Summer Play Scheme Programme and Booking Information   -   KCC Consultation on Waste Disposal Strategy   -   Withdrawal of Mobile Police Station Visits   -   Parish Office 7th & 8th July   -   July is Citizens Advice’s Scam Awareness Month   -   Parish Council Stall at Saturday's Fete   -   Delay to Garden Bin Collections   -   Outline Planning Application for 33 dwellings at The Grange, George Street   -   Notice of Public Rights Re: Unaudited Annual Return 2016   -   MBC Planning Committee 9th June   -   MBC Planning Committee Agenda for 2nd June   -   Involve Kent Volunteers Fayre 7th June   -   KCC Consultation on Active Travel Strategy   -   Voting in the EU Referendum   -   Update re Sainsbury's Intentions for Staplehurst Supermarket & Filling Station   -   Parish Council Surgery 14th May   -   Southern Water 'Keep it Clear' Campaign   -   Parish Council Surgery at Staplehurst Library   -   Planning Application 15/509275 Land South West to The Gables, Marden Road   -   Temporary Closure of Frittenden Road on 27 May 2016   -   Annual Parish Meeting 23rd May 2016   -   Temporary Road Closure A229 High Street & Cranbrook Road Staplehurst from 31 May 2016 for up to 2 nights   -   Trustees Wanted to Support Work in Rural Kent   -   Parish Office Closed Friday 15th & 22nd April   -   Latest Update re Proposed Puffin Crossing on Marden Road   -   Volunteers Required to Assist with Music Sessions for Disabled   -   Five Ash Lane Closure 8th April   -   Wilden Park Road Temporary Closure from 25th April   -   Affordable Homes Available for Shared Ownership at Saxon Mead   -   Flood Risk to Communities Consultation   -   New Councillor co-opted 21st March   -   Review of KCC Funded Bus Services   -   Maidstone Borough Local Plan and Integrated Transport Strategy Consultations UPDATE   -   Village Clean-Up Thanks   -   Funding Programme for Green Space Projects   -   Five Oak Lane Temporary Closure 15th March   -   MBC Saturday Freighter Service to End   -   On-line Petition to Enable Parish Councils to Appeal Planning Decisions   -   Planning Application for Solar Farm on Land at Pullen Farm at MBC Planning Committee 17/03/16   -   Pinnock Lane Temporary Closure 10th March   -   Survey of Event Venues and Spaces in Borough of Maidstone   -   Maidstone Children's Centres Newsletter   -   Closure of Grave Lane to Through Traffic from 2nd March   -   KCC Consultation on Headcorn Primary School   -   KCC Streetlighting Programme News   -   Lower Thames Crossing Public Consultation Event 7th March   -   Staplehurst Village Clean-Up 12th March   -   Council Surgeries at the Library   -   Have Your Say on Maidstone's Local Plan   -   MBC Planning Committee 4th February: Great Pagehurst Solar Farm   -   Parish Councillor Vacancy   -   Wilden Park Road Closed from 29th March for up to 4 days   -   Involve Kent Volunteer Open Day 1st March   -   KCC Consultation on Mobile Library Service   -   Free Activities for Young People   -   Leeds-Langley Relief Road Petition Closing Date 26th January   -   Borough & Parish Councillor Surgery at the Library 30th January   -   Planning Application for 185 dwellings on Land at Fishers Farm, Fishers Road   -   Volunteers Required for Heart of Kent Hospice Events   -   New Year's Honours 2016   -   Flooding Information and Advice   -   Green Santa Event in Maidstone 6-8 January   -   Parish Office Times at Christmas & New Year   -   Funding for Community Events   -   Kent Police Security Marking Events   -   River Medway Flood Storage Areas Project Update   -   Christmas & Winter Council Services   -   The Big Maidstone Switch Service   -   Maidstone District Health Walks   -   Woodford Farm, Maidstone Road to go before MBC Planning Committee   -   KCC Planning Committee to consider Knoxbridge Farm Application   -   Maidstone Town Centre Public Spaces Protection Order Consultation   -   Funding for Green Space Projects   -   A229 Carriageway Repairs Update   -   Chapel Lane Closure from 18th January for up to 5 days   -   Planning Application 14/505432 Land North of Headcorn Road Revised Details   -   Staplehurst Neighbourhood Plan Public Consultation   -   Temporary Closure of A229 Evenings of Week Commencing 23rd November UPDATE   -   Temporary Closure of Howland Road Marden 23/11/15   -   Kent Fire & Rescue Service Consultation on Safety and Wellbeing Plan 2016-18   -   Survey about Maidstone Borough Council Housing Strategy 2016 – 2020   -   Scammers Operating in Week Street Maidstone   -   Urgent Planning item 16th November 2015   -   Help with the Internet   -   Kent Highways Services Winter 2015 Newsletter   -   MBC Planning Website Upgrade: Disruption Notice   -   Grants for Young People in Staplehurst   -   Marden Road Proposed Extension of 30mph Limit   -   MBC Draft Local Plan Regulation 18 Consultation   -   Kent Police Website Survey   -   Temporary Closure of Five Ash Lane 2nd October   -   KCC Consultation on Care Homes for Older People   -   KCC Consultation on Street Lighting   -   KCC Consultation on Maidstone Gateway   -   Outline Planning Application for up to 110 dwellings south of Headcorn Road   -   Correspondence on Her Majesty The Queen's Longest Reign   -   Bell Lane Pavement and Road Works 10-18 September   -   Public Consultation about Proposals for Land at Fishers Farm   -   Kent Tree and Pond Partnership Courses 12th September   -   Kent Fire & Rescue Service Chimney Safety Campaign   -   Staplehurst Parish Council Planning Committee Meeting 17th August   -   Local Employment Opportunities   -   Parish Office: Change of Opening Hours 6 & 7 August   -   Temporary Closure of Chart Hill Road 30th August   -   North Down & Tomlin Close - Footway Resurfacing 23rd September Update   -   Affordable Housing for Local People at Saxon Mead, Oliver Road   -   Land South of Headcorn Road: Further Information   -   Land South of Headcorn Road, Staplehurst   -   Staplehurst Summer Play Scheme Open Morning 3rd August   -   Presentation of Development Proposal for Woodford Farm 3rd August   -   Kent Environment Strategy Public Consultation   -   Planning Application for a Solar Farm at Pullen Farm, Staplehurst Road, Frittenden   -   Informal Consultation on Marden Road Speed Limit   -   Parish Council Stall at Saturday's Fete: Latest News, Councillor Surgery, Play Scheme Bookings and much more   -   Parish Office Closed on 17th June   -   Temporary Road Closure at Five Oak Lane 13th July 2015 for up to one week   -   Kent Rural Retailer 2015: Dates Extended   -   Pond Flora Course 18th July   -   Borough & Parish Councillor Surgery 27th June 2015   -   MBC Planning Committee 18/06/15 Agenda   -   MBC Op Civic Event 26th June   -   22 Dwellings on Land at George Street: Appeal Dismissed   -   Highways Drainage Cleansing Maidstone Road   -   Vacancy for Clerk to Governors at Staplehurst School   -   A229 Maidstone Road Carriageway Repairs   -   Temporary Road Closure at Folly Hill, Cranbrook 29 June 2015 for up to 5 days   -   Temporary Road Closure at Pinnock Lane 6th July 2015 for up to one week   -   Rural Crime Survey   -   MBC Planning Committee 28th May: Land off Clapper Lane 13/1453   -   Maidstone Road Resurfacing Work Rescheduled for 9-10 June   -   Temporary 10mph Speed Limit on Marden Road from 8 June for up to 2 days   -   KCC Highways Temporary Road Closures   -   Great British Sewing Bee Location Search   -   Skate Park Refreshed   -   Public Appeal Hearing re Land at George Street 12th May   -   Parish Council Uncontested Election: Statement of Persons Elected   -   Affordable Housing at Highwood Green Marden   -   Annual Parish Meeting 11th May 2015   -   Land Off Clapper Lane Planning Application 13/1453 at MBC Planning Committee 23rd April   -   Presentation of Proposals for Lake House, Iden Park 20th April   -   Couchman Green Lane Temporary Road Closure UPDATE   -   Bell Lane Temporary Road Closure 7th May for 2 days   -   MBC Planning Committee 16/04/15: Hen & Duckhurst Farm and Land off Clapper Lane   -   KCC Customer Services Policy Consultation   -   War Memorials Workshop in Maidstone 18th April   -   Presentation of Proposals for The Grange 7th April   -   Battle Lane Marden Temporary Closure from 1 June 2015   -   Five Ash Lane Closure Extended to 25th March   -   Consultation on future delivery of Library, Registration and Archive services in Kent closes 8th April   -   Parish Council Election Nomination Deadline 9th April   -   Nominate a Young Person for a KCC Try Angle Award   -   Emergency Local Road Works 17th to 19th March   -   Hawkenbury Road Closure from 9th March   -   Kent Fire & Rescue Service Volunteer Recruitment   -   Staplehurst Village Centre AGM   -   Annual Village Clean-Up Saturday 21st March   -   Staplehurst Emergency Help Team AGM 23rd March UPDATE   -   Future Parish Councillor Events - UPDATE   -   Proposed Solar Farm Community Consultation Exhibition on 26th March   -   Voluntary Warden Sought for Five Ash Lane Roadside Nature Reserve   -   Message about Stroke Care from Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust   -   Filming in Staplehurst on 2nd March   -   Volunteers Wanted for new 'Cutting Edge' Crime Reduction App   -   Kent Fire & Rescue Service Strike Starts 25th February   -   KCC Highways Carriageway Patching at High Street & Cranbrook Road   -   NatWest Bank Staplehurst Pilot Saturday Opening   -   Maidstone Borough Council seeks information on over 65s service provision   -   Kent Landscape Information System User Feedback Request   -   Christmas and New Year Bin Collections   -   Parish Office Holiday Closure   -   Flooding Risk Advice for Residents and Businesses   -   Help Scheme to Connect to Mains Gas   -   Kent Police Tips to Avoid Online Fraud   -   Temporary Closure of Lower Farm Road in Boughton Monchelsea   -   KCC Community Warden Consultation Outcome   -   Bovis Homes Planning Application Submitted for Land North of Headcorn Road   -   Firefighters Strike 9-10 December   -   Neighbourhood Plan Event Posters in Staplehurst Library   -   Temporary Road Closure A229 High Street Staplehurst Starts 5th January   -   Grave Lane Temporary Closure 29th January   -   MBC Consultation on Mote Park   -   KCC Consultation on Pharmacy Services until 5th January   -   Howland Road in Marden Closed to Through Traffic 14th November   -   New Barn Road Flood   -   Local Government Boundary Commission Electoral Review of Kent   -   Bell Lane Temporary Road Closure from 12th November 2014   -   South East Water Metering Programme Presentation 17th November   -   Fire Brigade Union Strike 31 October to 4 November   -   Operation Civic - MBC Mobile Gateway Trailer   -   Neighbourhood Plan Update Event 12th November   -   Shadow Helen Grant MP Competition 2014   -   Weather Warning for 21st October   -   Emotional Wellbeing Strategy Consultation   -   KCC Consultation on Community Wardens CLOSES 9TH NOVEMBER   -   Kent Police Crime Prevention Message   -   National Ambulance Strike Monday 13th October   -   KCC 2015-16 Budget Consultation   -   Outline Planning Application for 250 dwellings at Hen and Duckhurst Farm, Marden Road UPDATE   -   Litter in Rural Lanes   -   Help with Volunteers for Local Events   -   UK Power Networks Power of Giving Fund   -   Bell Lane Temporary Closure from 12th September   -   Great Pagehurst Farm Planning Application 13/1456   -   South East Water Community Chest Fund   -   Outline Planning Application for 22 Dwellings on Land at George Street   -   Free Financial Ombudsman Training   -   Marden Road Closure 13th August for 3 Days   -   Fire Brigades Union Strike Action 9-16 August   -   Five Oak Lane Temporary Closure from 28 October   -   MBC Consultation on Taxi Ranks in Town Centre   -   Marden Road Partial Closure 6-8 August   -   Environment Agency Flood Warning Area Consultation   -   Staplehurst Parish Council Meetings 4th August Start at 7.30pm   -   Plans for Parish-Owned Street Lights   -   Mid Kent Planning Partnership   -   Temporary Closure of Park Wood Lane from 29th July   -   Kent Police & Crime Commissioner Consultation   -   Kent Police Ethics Committee Member Recruitment   -   Notice of Election of Borough Councillor in Staplehurst Ward   -   Staplehurst Neighbourhood Plan Events & Consultation UPDATE   -   Fire Brigades Union Strike 21st June   -   Staplehurst Primary School Governor Positions   -   Civic Day Maidstone Town Centre 7th June   -   Solar Question Time Tuesday 1st July   -   Staplehurst Summer Play Scheme Dates UPDATED June 2014   -   Post-Flood Support UPDATE JUNE 2014   -   Maidstone River Run Sunday 8th June   -   Pagehurst Road Temporary Closure from 22nd September   -   Temporary Road Closure – Bell Lane, Staplehurst – from 18 August 2014 for up to 5 days   -   Parish Council Response to MBC Draft Local Plan Consultation   -   Staplehurst 10K Run Sunday 15th June   -   Temporary Road Closure – Clapper Lane, Staplehurst – from 18 August 2014 for up to 2 days   -   Temporary Road Closure – Marden Road, Staplehurst – from 26 August 2014 for up to 4 days   -   Temporary Road Closure – Pinnock Lane, Staplehurst – from 1 September 2014 for up to 5 days   -   KCC Update on Making Kent Quicker Broadband Project   -   Environment Agency Flooding Questionnaires   -   Staplehurst Annual Parish Meeting 12th May 2014   -   Part-Night Street Lighting Rolled Out in Maidstone Borough   -   Greenhill and Little Field Waiting Restrictions to be introduced   -   Poyntell Road Prohibition Order   -   Chart Hill Road, Staplehurst Road Closure 1st May 2014   -   Notice of Road Closure at Chart Hill Road, Staplehurst for 7 days from 23rd June 2014   -   Comment on the Neighbourhood Plan   -   Closure of Willington Street Maidstone 24 July to 2 September   -   George Street Temporary Closure from 7th April   -   Pagehurst Road Temporary Closure from 8th April   -   Temporary Road Closures from 9th April   -   Notice of Road Closure at Frittenden Road Staplehurst from 14th July for 3 days   -   MBC Draft Local Plan Public Consultation   -   National Flood Forum Visits   -   Staplehurst Community Clean-Up Saturday 22nd March   -   Your Say, Your Opinions, Your Future   -   Winter Flooding Business Support Scheme   -   Kent Public Health Online Survey   -   MBC Planning Committee 27/02/14: Tesco & Surrenden Mews   -   Temporary Parking at GMS Factory Site   -   Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Continues   -   Weather Warning Update 13th February   -   Try Angle Awards 2014   -   Investigation Work by Taylor Wimpey at Oliver Road from 24 February   -   Borough Housing Allocations   -   KCC Road Casualty Reduction Strategy Consultation   -   Planning Application MA/12/1469 at MBC Planning Committee 6th February   -   Play Areas: MBC Consultation on Draft Strategy   -   Staplehurst Neighbourhood Plan - Next Steps   -   Photos of Flooding Needed   -   Public Consultation re Proposed Solar Farm at Staplehurst Road, Frittenden   -   Flood Information & Advice   -   Kent Minerals & Waste Local Plan: Public Consultation   -   Funding for Community Safety Projects   -   National Firefighter Strikes 31st December & 3rd January   -   Kent Police & Crime Commissioner Event   -   Weather Warning   -   Parish Office Holiday Closure   -   Christmas and New Year Bin Collections   -   Vacancy for Cleaner at Parish Office   -   Southeastern Trains Consultation about London Bridge Services   -   Public Exhibition Tuesday 17th December 2.00-8.00pm for a proposed development of land at Hen and Duckhurst Farm   -   Kent Fire & Rescue Service Safety Plan Consultation   -   MBC Planning Committee Meeting re Land rear of the Pride of Kent   -   Have Your Say on Police Budget   -   Maidstone Borough Council Consults on its Budget   -   Maidstone Borough Council Paperless Billing   -   New 0% Business Loan Scheme   -   Howland Road, Marden Temporary Road Closure from 20th Januray 2014   -   Great Pagehurst Farm & Bell Hotel planning applications to be considered at a Planning Meeting 2nd Dec 2013   -   Mid Kent Messaging Burglary Warning Advice   -   October's Neighbourhood Plan Event: "Read all about it!"   -   Grants for Young People Resident in Staplehurst   -   Community Funding Events in December   -   Help Balance Kent's Budget   -   The Bell Planning Application at MBC Planning Committee 21/11/13   -   Solar Farm & Tesco Planning Applicatons on 4th November   -   KCC Launch New Contact Centre Telephone Numbers   -   Park Wood Lane Closed 24th October   -   Tovil Waste Recycling Centre to Reopen Monday 9th December   -   MBC Warm Homes Scheme   -   Free Let of Mote Hall   -   Funding for WW1 Centenary Events   -   Firefighters Strike Saturday 19th October   -   Staplehurst's Neighbourhood Plan Needs You!   -   Fire Brigades Union Strike 25th September   -   KCC Launch of Kent Freight Gateway   -   Kent Fire & Rescue Service Appeal for Community Volunteers   -   Leader of Maidstone Borough Council in Staplehurst on 19th August   -   Land at George Street - Outline Planning Application for 22 residential units   -   Microsurfacing Work on A229 Staplehurst Road   -   Computer Access/Support for people in Maidstone Borough   -   Staplehurst Summer Playscheme Information   -   Footway Works in Butcher Close from 7th August   -   Staplehurst UpRockin/Jam, Family Fun Day & Boot Fair is this Saturday!   -   Hertsfield Bridge, Chart Hill Road Urgent Bridge Repairs until 17th November   -   Fishers Farm Site Development Proposals - Public Exhibition 23rd July   -   KCC Streetlights Consultation   -   Road Surface Work 28th June to 1st July   -   Pristling Lane - Road Closure 30th June 2013 for 2 Days for Resurfacing   -   New MBC Garden Waste Arrangements from 28th June   -   KCC Public Rights of Way Vegetation Clearance   -   Taylor Wimpey Investigation Work at Oliver Road Site from 1st July   -   Find Out about Funding 10th July   -   MBC Rubbish & Recycling Collection Changes   -   Pagehurst Road - Temporary Road Closure from 1st August 2013 for up to 2 days   -   Great Pagehurst Solar Farm Proposal: Public Exhibition 15th July   -   Planning News: Land South of Oliver Road & Land at Station Approach/George Street   -   Road Closures 29th May   -   Rural Older Persons Forum 30th May 2013   -   Pride in Maidstone Funding Deadline Approaching   -   Staplehurst Annual Parish Meeting 29th April 2013   -   Kent County Council Telephone Problem: Updated 15/04/13   -   Parish Council Licensing Application for Surrenden Field   -   Maidstone Borough Council 'Aspire Summer of Sports'   -   Chart Hill Road, Chart Sutton/Boughton Monchelsea Temporary Road Closure from 28th May 2013 for up to 1 day   -   Parish Council Meeting on Tuesday 2nd April: Land South of Oliver Road   -   Staplehurst Emergency Help Team Annual Meeting Monday 8th April 2013   -   Important Information about Parish Council Meeting 18th March 2013   -   Mote Park Photography Competition   -   Voluntary Action Maidstone Appeal for Volunteers   -   Try Angle Awards: nominations wanted for 11 - 18 year olds   -   Staplehurst Community Clean-Up Saturday 9th March   -   Temporary Road Closures in Staplehurst Wednesday 30th January   -   Staplehurst Library Revised Opening Hours   -   Kent Association of Local Councils Statement February 2013   -   Supermarkets Planning Applications   -   Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Updat   -   Village Website Problems   -   Supermarket Proposals at MBC Planning Committe   -   Neighbourhood Plan Public Consultation   -   NEW Supermarkets Update 21 Nov   -   Goudhurst Road Closure 28th January 2013   -   Pristling Lane Temporary Closure from 4th February 2013   -   Public Meeting: Medical Services at the Health Centr   -   Public Meeting Tonight 12th November   -   Staplehurst School Governor Vacancy   -   Clapper Lane Temporary Road Closure 21st January 2013 for up to 12 weeks   -   Youth Sport Achievement Awards 2012   -   Sherenden Lane, Marden Temporary Road Closure 19th November 2012 for up to 5 days   -   Parish Services Scheme Petition   -   Clapper Lane Temporary Road Closure 6th November 2012 for up to 2 days   -   Maidstone Borough Council Public Consultations   -   High St Resurfacing 13/09/12   -   Station Road Resurfacing Starting 10th September   -   Church Wall damage - witnesses needed.   -   Staplehurst Parish Council - New Code of Conduct   -   A229 Patching Works from 3rd September for 1-2 weeks   -   Couchman Green Lane - Temporary Road Closure from 27th September for 2 days   -   Changes to Garden Waste Services   -   Frittenden Road Temporary Road Closure for 3 days from 30th October 2012   -   Pristling Lane Road Closure 5th August 2012 for 1 Day - Carriageway Maintenanc   -   Couchman Green Lane - Temporary Closure from 19th July for 2 days   -   Battle Lane Carriageway Resurfacing 17th July 2012   -   Clapper Lane Carriageway Resurfacing 17th July 2012   -   Goudhurst Road Temporary Road Closure 19th July 2012 for 1 day   -   Taylor Wimpey Public Exhibition 15-16 June about Land off Oliver Road   -   Grave Lane Temporary Road Closure to through traffic   -   Couchman Green Lane Temporary Road Closure to through traffic   -   George Street Temporary Closure from 21st May   -   Contamination Incident 2nd May 2012   -   PARISH COUNCILLOR VACANCY   -   Road Closures - Carriageway Maintenance   -   ‘Staplehurst Moments’ - Staplehurst Photographic Competition for 2012   -   Roadworks in Maidstone Stone Street Area April 2012 - March 2013   -   Kent County Council Broadband Provision - 'Make Kent Quicker'   -   Pre-application meeting for Oliver Road & Hen & Duckhurst Sites 26 March   -   Public Meeting - Tesco Supermarket proposals   -   Tovil Tip Closed 19-23 March   -   Village Centre AGM 28 February   -   PARISH CLERK VACANCY   -   Grants from Bedgebury Foundation   -   Photograph of the Year Competition 'Top 3'   -   Did You Know - Village Calendar   -   101 - New National Police non-emergency number   -   Jubilee 2012 Celebrations   -   Speed Watch Training
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Staplehurst Parish Council
Parish Office
Village Centre *
High Street
Kent. TN12 0BJ
Tel: (01580) 891761
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