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Are you passionate about your community? Do you want to help make a long-lasting change? Do you have innovative ideas for the council? Do you have concerns about a specific issue and want to do something about it?

If this is you we need you!

We need people from all backgrounds and experiences who reflect their community to put themselves forward. Make a change and become a Councillor full training will be provided.

You must be over 18 or over, an elector and have been a resident or worked within 3 miles of the Parish for the last year.

If you would like to be considered, please complete the questionnaire available on the Parish Council website  and forward to Peter Setterfield, Parish Clerk at rolvendenclerk@gmail.com 

The Annual Parish Council Newsletter is available here

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The Parish Magazine is available here 

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     Latest Agenda

The date of the next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Tuesday 16th April 2024 at 7:30pm in St Mary The Virgin Church, Rolvenden. 

Members of the public are welcome to attend and there is an opportunity at the start 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.

 

 

 

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.

email The  Parish Clerk. rolvendenclerk@gmail.com

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