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Rolvenden Parish Council

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Your Parish Council meets, on the  Third Tuesday of every month,In the Pre School Room of the Village Hall at 7:30pm. click here for 2018 dates. When numbers dictate the meetings may be held in the Main Hall.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and there is an opportunity at the end of each meeting for parishioners to speak briefly.

Meetings of the Parish Council are not public meetings but members of the public have a statutory right to attend as observers. There is  no legal right to speak unless the Parish Council Chairman authorises them to do so.

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HISTORY

The village of Rolvenden dates from at least Saxon times. The Parish of Rolvenden comprises of the ward of Rolvenden (known locally as the 'Streyte') and the smaller younger (circa 1660)  Rolvenden Layne. It is approximately ten square miles in area, given over largely to farming and rural activities, with a growing number of professional, craft and tourist services. 

LOCATION 

Rolvenden is located on the A28 Ashford to Hastings road, three miles south of Tenterden. It is roughly equidistant from the centres of Ashford, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone and Hastings. The  mainline railway stations are at Headcorn ,(20minutes) and Staplehurst (25 minutes). A Bus service is available to Tunbridge Wells,Hastings and Ashford.

 Rolvenden lies within the jurisdiction of Ashford Borough Council and is also within the High Weald AONB and the South Kent development area.

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Village Sign in The High Street Village Sign in The High Street