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  • Vacancy for a Parish Councillor at SPC

    Vacancy for a Parish Councillor at SPC

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Speldhurst Parish Council

    Are you interested in helping to improve and maintain quality of life in your community? If the answer is yes, you might like to hear more a...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Jun 21
  • Be a #litterhero - Great British Spring Clean 21

    Be a #litterhero - Great British Spring Clean 21

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Chris May

    As part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean, Speldhurst Parish Council have pledged fifteen hours of litter picking in A...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Jun 21
  • Road Closure Stockland Green Road - 9th June

    Road Closure Stockland Green Road - 9th June

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Chris May

    We have received the following road closure information from Kent County Council Highways department: This is to let you know that, as par...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Jun 21
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Point Survey

    Electric Vehicle Charging Point Survey

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Chris May

    Tunbridge Wells Borough Council (TWBC) are asking residents to complete a short survey which will be used to help plan the future provision ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 May 21
  • Changes at Speldhurst Parish Council

    Changes at Speldhurst Parish Council

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Chris May

    We have a rule that Chairmen can only serve a maximum five-year term. So, at our May Full Council Meeting Neil Barrington-Johnson stepped do...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 May 21
  • CANCELLED Community Policing themed Annual Parish Meeting - 24th May

    CANCELLED Community Policing themed Annual Parish Meeting - 24th May

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Chris May

    Unfortunately - and for a number of Covid and non-Covid related reasons - we have had to make a last minute to decision to cancel our Annual...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 May 21
  • Change of use planning application meeting with Martin Homes LTD - 27th April

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Chris May

    The Planning Committee will meet Martin Homes LTD on 27th April regarding their change of use application for Burrswood Estate, Groombridge....

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Apr 21
  • Proposed Speed Limit Reduction - A264 and B2110

    Proposed Speed Limit Reduction - A264 and B2110

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Chris May

    Visit the SPC homepage to see full details of the the proposed speed limit reduction from 50mph to 40 mph on Ashurst Road and Groombridge hi...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Apr 21
  • Pre-submission of TWBC Local Plan

    Pre-submission of TWBC Local Plan

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Chris May

    Tunbridge Wells Borough Council (TWBC) has published the pre-submission version of its local plan,and you can find more details below. Remem...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Apr 21
  • Message from Highways Committee - why it's important to tell us if you've been in a road traffic accident

    Message from Highways Committee - why it's important to tell us if you've been in a road traffic accident

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    If you or anyone you know is involved in a road traffic accident in Ashurst, Langton Green, Old Groombridge or Speldhurst, please Contact us...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Mar 21
  • We are recruiting! Clerk to the Parish Council - deadline extended

    We are recruiting! Clerk to the Parish Council - deadline extended

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Applications for the position of Clerk to the Parish Council will now be accepted until 9th April. If you would like an informal chat about ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Mar 21
  • The Government's guide to easing lockdown

    The Government's guide to easing lockdown

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Read the Government's step by step guide to easing lockdown here.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Mar 21
  • Roadworks - A264 Langton Road from 15th March

    Roadworks - A264 Langton Road from 15th March

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    We've been informed by SGN that they will be re-starting work on the A264 Langton Road from Monday 15th March. Please read the details a...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Mar 21
  • Road Close - Bird-in-Hand Street Groombridge

    Road Close - Bird-in-Hand Street Groombridge

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    KCC have given notice that Bird-in-Hand Street, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells will be closed to through traffic, on or after 3rd March 2021 f...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Mar 21
  • Road closures and temporary speed limits in Speldhurst Parish

    Road closures and temporary speed limits in Speldhurst Parish

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    KCC have let us know that they will be carrying out carriageway patching and surface treatment on roads throughout Tunbridge Wells from 11th...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Mar 21
  • Job Opportunity at Speldhurst Parish Council

    Job Opportunity at Speldhurst Parish Council

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Speldhurst Parish Council is looking to fill the part-time role of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). The position is based in t...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Speldhurst Road

    Temporary Road Closure - Speldhurst Road

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    KCC have informed us that Speldhurst Road, Tunbridge Wells will be closed between A26 St John's Road and Charles Street from 26th Februa...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 21
  • Census 2021 - 21st March

    Census 2021 - 21st March

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    TWBC have asked us to share details about Census 2021. This will happen on 21st March and the census website tells us your participation is ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Feb 21
  • Unlicensed Waste Operators and Flytipping in Kent

    Unlicensed Waste Operators and Flytipping in Kent

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    KCC's #keepkentclean campaign has this advice for homeowners who might be unaware they are contributing to the flytipping problem in Ken...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Feb 21
  • High Weald Star Stories

    High Weald Star Stories

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Some half-term stargazing inspiration, courtesy of highweald.org: High Weald Star Stories: Orion the Hunter - YouTube People have looked ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Feb 21
  • Recycling and Waste Collections - Update from TWBC

    Recycling and Waste Collections - Update from TWBC

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    If you have not had your waste and recycling bins collected so far this week, please read the update from TWBC below: Following f...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Feb 21
  • Road Closure - Burnt House Lane

    Road Closure - Burnt House Lane

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    In case you haven't seen already, Burnt House Lane has been closed since Thursday 28th January, and is likely to remain closed until the...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Feb 21
  • Vaccination information for Tunbridge Wells residents

    Vaccination information for Tunbridge Wells residents

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Greg Clark has updated his website with comprehensive information about the Coronavirus vaccination process in Tunbridge Wells. Find out mor...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Feb 21
  • Speeding offences Langton Road

    Speeding offences Langton Road

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    We were pleased to hear that Kent Police recently issued 11 traffic offence reports (TOR's) to drivers speeding over 20mph near Speldhur...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Jan 21
  • Teddy Mayor's Toy Appeal - a big thank you

    Teddy Mayor's Toy Appeal - a big thank you

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Please see accompanying photos from the recent Teddy Mayor Toy Appeal, which, thanks to the generosity of so many Tunbridge Wells borough re...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Jan 21
  • Keep your dog under control - WARNING: this article contains a distressing image

    Keep your dog under control - WARNING: this article contains a distressing image

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    There have been a number of sheep injured or killed by dogs in recent weeks. Sheep have been killed at Poundsbridge (behind Penhurst Road an...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Jan 21
  • Symptom-free Covid-19 testing - Tunbridge Wells Assembly Halls

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    If you are symptom-free and want to book a Covid-19 test at the Tunbridge Wells Assembly Hall testing centre, you can do so via

  • SPC contact details and public meetings

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH US While staff will combine home and office working for the next few months, it won’t be possible to drop i...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Jan 21
  • Christmas wishes and opening hours

    Christmas wishes and opening hours

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Here at SPC, we're looking forward to brighter days ahead in 2021. So to all in Speldhurst Parish, have a peaceful and safe Christmas an...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Dec 20
  • 2020 Annual Policing Survey - please complete

    2020 Annual Policing Survey - please complete

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Matthew Scott, Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has launched his 2020 Annual Policing Survey. This survey runs every year and giv...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Dec 20
  • Support local businesses in December

    Support local businesses in December

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Here at SPC we find it heartening to see so much support for local businesses from Speldhurst Parish residents, both out and about and on so...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Nov 20
  • Covid Secure training for businesses

    Covid Secure training for businesses

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    See details of free online training for businesses, which are available over the next few days.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Nov 20
  • Post Office Phishing Scam Alert

    Post Office Phishing Scam Alert

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    The latest newsletter from KCC's Public Protection team includes important information about a phishing email currently doing the rounds...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Nov 20
  • TWBC waste and recycling bins update

    TWBC waste and recycling bins update

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    TWBC will be collecting waste and recycling bins from 6am over the next few weeks (full update below). So don't forget to have your bins...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Nov 20
  • Teddy Mayor's Toy Appeal 2020

    Teddy Mayor's Toy Appeal 2020

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Please support this year's Teddy Mayor's Toy Appeal if you can - read more details here.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Nov 20
  • Community Safety Newsletter

    Community Safety Newsletter

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    The latest Tunbridge Wells Safety Community Unit newsletter is available to read now. For those of you in the Parish who have recently repor...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Nov 20
  • Temporary Road Closure - Broad Lane, Fordcombe & Ashurst

    Temporary Road Closure - Broad Lane, Fordcombe & Ashurst

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    KCC have advised us that they will close Broad Lane, Fordcombe and Ashurst on 16th November for up to 5 days. The alternative route is Broad...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Nov 20
  • Langton Green Recreation Ground - play equipment update

    Langton Green Recreation Ground - play equipment update

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Following the latest lockdown restrictions, the children's playground at LGRG remains open, together with the Gyrospiral and Zipwire on ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Nov 20
  • Call for Covid-19 Vaccine Volunteers

    Call for Covid-19 Vaccine Volunteers

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    The National Institute for Health Research have asked us to pass on the following request for Covid-19 vaccine Volunteers: Volunteer to hel...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Nov 20
  • Free Workshops for Kent Businesses

    Free Workshops for Kent Businesses

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    We heard from the TWBC Economic Development Team today, about a series of FREE workshops for businesses run by Visit Kent Business.With an e...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Nov 20
  • SPC Autumn Newsletter - out now!

    SPC Autumn Newsletter - out now!

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    The SPC Autumn Newsletter is available to read on our website now. Highlights include Planning and Highways news, together with an introduct...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Nov 20
  • Vacancy for a Councillor - Speldhurst Parish Council

    Vacancy for a Councillor - Speldhurst Parish Council

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    If you are interested in helping to improve and maintain quality of life in Speldhurst Parish, you might like to hear more about Speldhurst ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Oct 20
  • Kent Police Fraud Update

    Kent Police Fraud Update

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Kent Police have shared details of a new scam reported by Kent residents - see more info here.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Oct 20
  • Read all about it - Speldhurst Parish in The Times

    Read all about it - Speldhurst Parish in The Times

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Did you see the piece on Speedwatch in The Times yesterday? If you didn't, read the article here to find out why Speldhurst Parish was m...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Oct 20
  • Doorstep Criminal Alert

    Doorstep Criminal Alert

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Several local residents reported worrying experiences with an aggressive doorstep cold-caller last week. This has now been flagged up by KCC...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Oct 20
  • Notice of a vacancy for a Parish Councillor

    Notice of a vacancy for a Parish Councillor

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    Speldhurst Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor - please see this notice of a vacancy for more details. If you are intereste...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Oct 20
  • Update - gas network upgrade, A264 Langton Road Tunbridge Wells

    Update - gas network upgrade, A264 Langton Road Tunbridge Wells

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    SGN have sent us a progress update on their gas network upgrade to the A264 Langton Road, Tunbridge Wells: Our engineers have progressed o...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Sep 20
  • Council Office opening hours and public meetings

    Council Office opening hours and public meetings

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    COUNCIL OFFICE CLOSURE While staff will combine home and office working for the next few months, it won’t be possible to drop in and ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Sep 20
  • Courier Fraud Alert

    Courier Fraud Alert

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau have received an increasing amount of calls reporting Courier Fraud which, they explain, is "whe...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Sep 20
  • Skate TW 2020

    Skate TW 2020

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Mr Chris May

    TWBC are now circulating details of the Skate TW ice rink at Calverley Grounds. Skate TW marks its tenth anniversary this year with special ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Sep 20