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KALC Community Award – 5th July

This scheme was set up to give official recognition of members of the public who make significant contributions to their communities. The scheme is supported by the High Sheriff of Kent, the Chairman of Kent County Council and the Mayor of Medway.

Please join us on Thursday 5 July at 7pm in the Village Hall where the Parish Council will be presenting the late Trevor Ledamun’s wife with this award for all of his services to the village.

Drinks and nibbles will be served. A full Parish Council meeting will be held after this event at 7.45pm.

Partnership working with Trottiscliffe Church of England Primary School

Trottiscliffe School Community Farm is being established with the assistance of the Parish Council who will be leasing them the land (2.6 acres off Green Lane).

The school intends to create a community asset that will also enable the pupils to learn more about where their food comes from and associated conservation matters. The school is preparing a ‘land-based’ curriculum to provide access to leaning based around the farm.  They already have on order, four micropigs which will be petting animals for the children.  In addition, twelve chickens will go onto the farm once a pen is ready for them. A volunteer has offered to provide some lambs during May.

The school intend to have Open Days.  Members of the local community will be able to come along to see what is happening and there are lots of opportunities for people to volunteer.  If you would like to volunteer your help please contact Dave Urmston on:

Tree Warden

Trottiscliffe are very lucky to have the voluntary services of a tree warden.

Neil Moulton is very happy to provide advice on trees in the village and has given invaluable help to the Parish Council.

Neil has organised and carried out two tree walks in the village which were very well attended and provides regular blogs on this website (address to be advised).

New Speed Restriction Proposal


NOTICE is hereby given that the Kent County Council proposes to make an Order under Sections 81, 82, 83 and 84 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which would be to :-
TAYLORS LANE From a point 260 metres northwest of its junction with Green Lane to its junction with Vigo Hill vehicles will be prohibited from exceeding 30mph. VIGO HILL from a point at its junction with Taylors Lane to a point 110 metres west vehicles will be prohibited from exceeding 30mph.

A copy of the proposed Order, an explanatory statement and a map showing the lengths of roads concerned may be inspected during normal office hours at County Hall, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1XQ or at the offices of the Ashford Depot, Javelin Way, Henwood Industrial Estate, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8AD.

Any persons wishing to support the proposal, or to object to it should write to Thomas Williams, Ashford Highways Depot, Javelin Way, Henwood Industrial Estate, Ashford, TN24 8AD or email quoting the name of the Order and stating their reasons, by no later than 01/08/2016.