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  • Emergency road closure - Speldhurst Road, Langton Green

    Emergency road closure - Speldhurst Road, Langton Green

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    We've just seen that the road is closed by Winston Scott Avenue. Please note that, amongst others, this will affect parents on the Lan...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 May 22
  • My Community Voice - a new crime prevention service

    My Community Voice - a new crime prevention service

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Local Crime Prevention Officer Miles Booth has asked us to share details of My Community Voice - a new messaging service from Kent Police de...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 May 22
  • The Rude Mechanicals in Langton Green  - 1st June

    The Rude Mechanicals in Langton Green - 1st June

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Don't forget to buy your tickets for this year's Rude Mechanicals open air production. Rude Mechanicals are an independent touring c...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 May 22
  • Crime Prevention Drop-in Clinic - Wednesday 11th May

    Crime Prevention Drop-in Clinic - Wednesday 11th May

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    DON'T FORGET: the next community safety drop-in clinic will take place on Wednesday 11th May between 12noon and 2.00pm. Crime Preventio...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 May 22
  • Community Safety drop-in clinic 11th May

    Community Safety drop-in clinic 11th May

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    The next community safety drop-in clinic will take place on Wednesday 11th May between 12noon and 2.00pm. Crime Prevention Officer Miles Boo...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 May 22
  • Tunbridge Wells Literary Festival

    Tunbridge Wells Literary Festival

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    TWBC have asked us to share some info about the Tunbridge Wells Literary festival. This takes place from Friday 29th April until Monday 2nd ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Apr 22
  • TWBC Support for Ukraine page

    TWBC Support for Ukraine page

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Tunbridge Wells Borough Council have added a page to their website that gives comprehensive information about how you can support Ukrainian ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Apr 22
  • Speldhurst Parish Council Spring Newsletter

    Speldhurst Parish Council Spring Newsletter

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Our Spring 2022 Newsletter is out now! Read it here or pick up a hard copy from Speldhurst Community Shop, Groombridge Farm Shop or Langtons...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Mar 22
  • REMINDER; ANNUAL PARISH MEETING  MONDAY 28TH MARCH

    REMINDER; ANNUAL PARISH MEETING MONDAY 28TH MARCH

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Don't forget to book your place at this year’s annual parish meeting at Langton Green Village Hall on Monday 28th March. As the na...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 22
  • ANNUAL PARISH MEETING - COMMUNITY POLICING

    ANNUAL PARISH MEETING - COMMUNITY POLICING

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Don't forget to book your place at this year’s annual parish meeting at Langton Green Village Hall on Monday 28th March. As the na...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Mar 22
  • Scheduled Road Closures in Speldhurst Parish

    Scheduled Road Closures in Speldhurst Parish

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    KCC have advised of the following road closures affecting Speldhurst Parish: Temporary Road Closure - Barden Road, Speldhurst - 15th March...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Mar 22
  • Important Message from the Trustees of Langton Green Village Hall

    Important Message from the Trustees of Langton Green Village Hall

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Please take a moment to read this important message from the Trustees of Langton Green Village Hall: Langton Green Village Hall is situate...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Feb 22
  • đź’šđź’™DEFIBRILLATOR INSTALLATIONđź’šđź’™

    đź’šđź’™DEFIBRILLATOR INSTALLATIONđź’šđź’™

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    We would love to hear from any local electricians who'd be willing to take on some pro bono work to help us install lifesaving equip...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Feb 22
  • Community Safety drop-in clinic 28th February

    Community Safety drop-in clinic 28th February

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    PCSO Miles Booth will hold his next community safety and crime prevention clinic on Monday 28th February from 12noon-2.00pm at Speldhurst Vi...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Feb 22
  • Annual Parish Meeting 28th March

    Annual Parish Meeting 28th March

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    We are busy planning this year’s annual parish meeting which will take place at Langton Green Village Hall on Monday 28th March. As th...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Feb 22
  • Local Government Boundary Commission - wards public consultation

    Local Government Boundary Commission - wards public consultation

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Please be aware that there is a consultation running until 21st March on the re-ordering of wards in Tunbridge Wells Borough. This is releva...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Feb 22
  • Vacancy for a Parish Councillor - could it be you?

    Vacancy for a Parish Councillor - could it be you?

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Cllr Trevor Myles has resigned from the council after a productive stint on our Highways and Planning committees, and Footpaths group. Our t...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Jan 22
  • PCSO DROP-IN CLINIC TUES 25TH JAN

    PCSO DROP-IN CLINIC TUES 25TH JAN

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    As some of you may know, Jay Burt is no longer the PCSO contact for Speldhurst parish. His interim replacement is Miles Booth: Miles.Booth2...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Jan 22
  • Council Office Closure and Christmas hours

    Council Office Closure and Christmas hours

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Although staff are now working from home in line with government guidelines, we are working our usual office hours and can be contacted by e...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Dec 21
  • Tunbridge Wells Borough Council budget consultation

    Tunbridge Wells Borough Council budget consultation

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Please see details of the TWBC public consultation on its planned budget allocation for 2022/23.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Dec 21
  • CHANGE OF TIME: PCSO drop-in session Weds 15th December

    CHANGE OF TIME: PCSO drop-in session Weds 15th December

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Please note there has been a change of time to Wednesday's drop-in session with PCSO Jay Burt. This will now take place between 12noon ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Dec 21
  • PCSO drop-in session - Wednesday 15th December

    PCSO drop-in session - Wednesday 15th December

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    PCSO Jay Burt has let us know that he will hold his next parish drop-in session on Wednesday 15th December from 10.30-11.30am at Langton Gre...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Dec 21
  • Fly-tipping at Langton Green Recreation Ground

    Fly-tipping at Langton Green Recreation Ground

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    This year, we have noted an increasing amount of fly-tipped rubbish at Langton Green Recreation Ground. As you might know, this is parish-co...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Nov 21
  • Gatwick Airport Northern Runway consultation - deadline 1st December

    Gatwick Airport Northern Runway consultation - deadline 1st December

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    A reminder that the Gatwick Airport Northern Runway public consultation finshes at the end of the day on Wednesday 1st December. Our Air Tr...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Nov 21
  • It's your parish - so don't be idle

    It's your parish - so don't be idle

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Did you know that every minute a car is left idling it creates enough pollution to fill 150 balloons? That is why we’re asking everyon...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Nov 21
  • Gatwick Airport Northern Runway consultation - deadline 1st December

    Gatwick Airport Northern Runway consultation - deadline 1st December

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    In response to questions from residents about the Gatwick Airport Northern Runway consultation, this is to confirm that our Air Traffic Wor...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 21
  • 2021 Teddy Mayor Toy Appeal

    2021 Teddy Mayor Toy Appeal

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Please find more details about the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Christmas Toy Appeal here. You can donate gifts between now and 11th Dece...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 21
  • Public consultation on car park charging - Ashdown Forest

    Public consultation on car park charging - Ashdown Forest

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    We have been asked to share this information about car park charging on Ashdown Forest: Public Consultation on Car Park Charging Please ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Nov 21
  • Violence Against Women and Girls - Kent Police Public Meeting Thursday 4th November

    Violence Against Women and Girls - Kent Police Public Meeting Thursday 4th November

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Kent Police have notified us that Assistant Chief Constable Peter Ayling will be coming to the Tunbridge Wells District to lead on a public ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Nov 21
  • Kent Police and Crime Commissioner Survey 2021

    Kent Police and Crime Commissioner Survey 2021

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    If you would like to have a say on crime and policing in your community, please complete this survey.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Oct 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Barden Road, Speldhurst - 1st November 2021 for 3 days

    Temporary Road Closure - Barden Road, Speldhurst - 1st November 2021 for 3 days

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Kent Highways have advised that Barden Road, Speldhurst, will be closed outside Speldhurst Bank from 1st November for up to 3 days. The al...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Oct 21
  • Gatwick Expansion Open Meeting

    Gatwick Expansion Open Meeting

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Please see details of a public meeting on 8th November at 8pm, which will be held by local focus group, Gatwick Obviously Not.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Oct 21
  • Police Community Support drop in session - Wednesday 20th October

    Police Community Support drop in session - Wednesday 20th October

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Apologies for the short notice, but PCSO Jay Burt has let us know that going forward, he will hold a monthly drop-in session starting tomorr...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Oct 21
  • KCC Public Protection Update

    KCC Public Protection Update

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Read the latest news from KCC's public protection team on doorstep criminals.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Sep 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Bentham Hill, Speldhurst - 27th September 2021 for 14 days

    Temporary Road Closure - Bentham Hill, Speldhurst - 27th September 2021 for 14 days

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Apologies for the late notice: KCC have advised that Bentham Hill, Speldhurst will be closed outside Spring Cottage from today, Monday 27th ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Sep 21
  • Speedwatch Update - Old Groombridge

    Speedwatch Update - Old Groombridge

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    This month we bring you details of a recent early morning speedwatch session at the newly established site on the B2110 Groombridge Hill‑Vil...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Sep 21
  • Postcode Lottery Scam Alert

    Postcode Lottery Scam Alert

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    KCC's public protection team are warning Kent residents to be careful when receiving emails, letters or texts saying they've won the...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Sep 21
  • UPDATE: Electric Vehicle charge-point survey

    UPDATE: Electric Vehicle charge-point survey

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Thank you so much to everyone who has completed our survey and given their views on electric vehicle charge-points in the parish so far. If...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Sep 21
  • Road Closure: Poundsbridge - Penshurst Road

    Road Closure: Poundsbridge - Penshurst Road

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    BT Openreach will close the road in various places between Poundsbridge House (junction of Poundsbridge Hill and Coopers Lane) and Penshurst...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Sep 21
  • Volunteer opportunities - Groombridge post office

    Volunteer opportunities - Groombridge post office

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Withyham Parish Council has let us know about a variety of volunteering roles at Groombridge post office. Shop Assistant, marketing and Shif...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Aug 21
  • Telephone Scam Alert

    Telephone Scam Alert

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    KCC Public Protection have circulated details of the latest telephone scam in Kent. Read the full details here.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Aug 21
  • Speedwatch Update

    Speedwatch Update

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Going forward we plan to bring you monthly updates on our volunteer speedwatch sessions across the parish. This month we've shared detai...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Aug 21
  • KCC household waste centre - public questionnaire

    KCC household waste centre - public questionnaire

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Kent County Council has launched a consultation to establish public opinion on the continuation of a booking system to visit KCC Household W...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Aug 21
  • Take our Electric Vehicle (EV) charge-point survey

    Take our Electric Vehicle (EV) charge-point survey

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    Kent County Council are offering parish councils the opportunity to apply for EV charge-point funding of up to £4,000. To help us to d...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Aug 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Upper Nellington Langton Green

    Temporary Road Closure - Upper Nellington Langton Green

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    We have been informed that there will be a temporary road closure outside Number One, Upper Nellington, Langton Green on the 30th August for...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Aug 21
  • KCC Bus Improvement Plan - Public consultation

    KCC Bus Improvement Plan - Public consultation

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    UPDATE 20TH AUGUST: Please note, the deadline for the first round of this survey is 29th July. If you do not have chance to complete it by t...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Aug 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Bullingstone Lane

    Temporary Road Closure - Bullingstone Lane

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    We have been advised that there will be a temporary road closure on Bullingstone Lane on the 26th August 2021 for 1 day. The entire length o...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Aug 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Bentham Hill 16th August

    Temporary Road Closure - Bentham Hill 16th August

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Katie Neve

    KCC have informed us that Bentham Hill and Stockland Green Road, Speldhurst, and Victoria Road, Southborough will close from 16th August for...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Aug 21
  • Urgent Road Closure

    Urgent Road Closure

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Chris May

    Kent Highways have advised us of an urgent road closure at Bullingstone Lane, Tunbridge Wells - 28th July 2021 It will be necessary to clos...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Jul 21
  • Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Electoral Review Consultation

    Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Electoral Review Consultation

    Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Article by: Chris May

    LGBCE Electoral Review of the Borough & Electoral System - Consultation The Electoral Review of the Borough is now underway and a decis...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Jul 21