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Please contact the Parish office by email (darenthparishcouncil@btinternet.com) or telephone (01474 707030). Office operating hours are:

Mon/Tues/Weds - 9am to 3pm

Thurs - 9am to 1pm

Fri - CLOSED

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The Dartford Borough Councillor for Darenth Ward is Maria Kelly who hosts open community surgeries via Facebook. Full contact details are: 

Facebook @ Cllr Maria Kelly

Mobile: 07534 096361

Email: maria.kelly@dartford.gov.uk

Correspondence: Dartford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Home Gardens, Dartford, Kent DA1 1DR

Dartford Borough Council is responsible for - Environmental Health; Planning; Leisure and Recreation; Local Taxation Collection; Planning Applications; Fly-tipping and Waste Collection.

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For Parish Member Ward information follow this link.

The Parish Council is responsible for - Community Liaison; Council Hall Facilities and Village Greens.

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Darenth falls within the Dartford Rural Ward of Kent County Council for which the Member is Jeremy Kite (jeremy.kite@kent.gov.uk). 

Kent County Council is responsible for - Education; Highways; Libraries; Passenger Transport; Social Care; Strategic Planning; Transport Planning and Waste Disposal.

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Non-emergency crimes can be reported by calling 101. To report a crime in progress, please call 999. If deaf or speech impaired, text ‘police’ and your message to 60066. The Local Neighbourhood Policing Team for Darenth are always on hand to help with your concerns. Our PCSO is Linda Prior, who can be contacted via telephone on 07772 226125 or by email 56555@kent.police.uk.

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Darenth lies approximately 3 miles to the southeast of Dartford and at the time of the 2011 Census had a population of 4,851. The Parish Council has nine Councillors representing three Wards: Lane End with six Members; Darenth Valley with two and Green Street Green with one Member.