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  • Langton Green Recreation Ground & Carpark Ownership & Maintenance

    Langton Green Recreation Ground & Carpark Ownership & Maintenance

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

    As many of you will know, Langton Green Recreation Ground, including the Car Park, is owned and maintained by SPC. If you have any questions...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Jul 20
  • The latest Covid-19 scam in Kent

    The latest Covid-19 scam in Kent

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

    A new scam targeting residents has been reported in Kent, with scammers claiming to be from a government backed scheme that offers free test...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Jul 20
  • Langton Green recreation ground play areas & gym equipment

    Langton Green recreation ground play areas & gym equipment

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

    We have now made further progress in re-opening the play areas and gym equipment at Langton Green Recreation Ground. We have carried out a ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Jul 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Dornden Drive, Langton Green

    Urgent Road Closure - Dornden Drive, Langton Green

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

    KCC have informed us that they have closed Dornden Drive, Langton Green from today, 6th July 2020, for up to 2 days.They will be carrying ou...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Jul 20
  • Temporary Road Closure - Franks Hollow Road, Bidborough & Speldhurst

    Temporary Road Closure - Franks Hollow Road, Bidborough & Speldhurst

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

    KCC have advised that they will close Franks Hollow Road between Spring Lane and Abraham's on 6th July for 15 days. This is to enable BT...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Jul 20
  • Update on play area at Langton Green Recreation Ground

    Update on play area at Langton Green Recreation Ground

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

    While the Government has stated that playgrounds can re-open from 4th July, the play area and zip wire at Langton Green Recreation Ground wi...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Jul 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Rusthall

    Urgent Road Closure - Rusthall

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

    KCC have advised us that they have closed Rusthall Road, Rusthall in order to carry out urgent carriageway adjustments. The road will close...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Jun 20
  • KCC Loneliness Survey

    KCC Loneliness Survey

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

    KCC have asked us to share their Speldhurst Parish Council   |  

  • Road Closure - Speldhurst Hill and Etherington Hill, Speldhurst

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

    Kent County Council have informed us there will be a road closure on Speldhurst Hill and Etherington Hill, Speldhurst, between the junction ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Jun 20
  • Be aware - more Coronavirus related scams in Kent

    Be aware - more Coronavirus related scams in Kent

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

    With more Coronavirus related scams being reported throughout Kent, it's really important to stay informed about the often highly plausi...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Jun 20
  • Please take your rubbish home with you

    Please take your rubbish home with you

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

    Our Groundsman works hard to keep SPC land safe and tidy for residents to use. With the growing season upon us there is plenty for him to do...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Jun 20
  • Tunbridge Wells shop re-openings - info for shoppers

    Tunbridge Wells shop re-openings - info for shoppers

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

    TWBC have published a booklet for retail businesses as they begin to re-open in Tunbridge Wells town centre. With guidance on social distanc...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Jun 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Lower Green Road

    Urgent Road Closure - Lower Green Road

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

    KCC have informed us of an urgent road closure on Lower Green Road at the junction of Broomhill Road and Speldhurst Hill. The road will clos...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Jun 20
  • Community Safety Online Surgery - Friday 12th June

    Community Safety Online Surgery - Friday 12th June

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

    A team of local Officers from Tunbridge Wells Community Safety Unit will be available online on Friday12th June to engage with local communi...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Jun 20
  • Cyber Security Advice

    Cyber Security Advice

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

    The National Centre for Cyber Security has launched a campaign to help the public protect themselves from scammers that are attempting to us...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Jun 20
  • Are you interested in becoming a Parish Councillor?

    Are you interested in becoming a Parish Councillor?

    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: 27 May 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Stockland Green Road

    Urgent Road Closure - Stockland Green Road

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

    KCC have informed us that Stockland Green Road is closed from today (26th May) for up to 3 days. The alternative route is via Etherington Hi...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 May 20
  • Make your own mask instructions

    Make your own mask instructions

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

    Many thanks to Langton Green Village Society, who have shared a step-by-step guide to making your own government approved mask. Follow the l...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 May 20
  • Waste & Recycling Centres to re-open for emergency waste only

    Waste & Recycling Centres to re-open for emergency waste only

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

    KCC have informed us that Waste and Recycling Centres in Kent will re-open for emergency waste only from Friday 15th May. You will only be a...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 May 20
  • Vacancy for a Councillor - Speldhurst Parish Council

    Vacancy for a Councillor - Speldhurst Parish Council

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

    A vacancy has occurred on the above Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Price A by-election will be held if, within 14 days (...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 May 20
  • Road Closure - Speldhurst Hill and Etherington Hill, Speldhurst

    Road Closure - Speldhurst Hill and Etherington Hill, Speldhurst

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

    KCC have advised us of a road closure on Speldhurst and Etherington Hill, starting 5th May for 3 days. Works will take place between the jun...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 May 20
  • Covid-19 - Letter to Speldhurst Parish residents

    Covid-19 - Letter to Speldhurst Parish residents

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

    We recently dropped letters for you, the residents of Speldhurst Parish, at Angel Food & Wine Langton Green, Groombridge Farm Shop, Lang...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Apr 20
  • How to report Potholes and Fly-tipping

    How to report Potholes and Fly-tipping

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

    Starting with some good news, one of our Parish Councillors reported a number of potholes in recent weeks, several of which have now been re...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Apr 20
  • How to report a breach of Coronavirus safety measures to the Police

    How to report a breach of Coronavirus safety measures to the Police

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

    Kent Police now have a dedicated webpage you can access if you need to report a breach of Coronavirus safety measures. Here's what they ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Apr 20
  • Kent & Medway Growth Hub business support

    Kent & Medway Growth Hub business support

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

    Kent and Medway Growth Hub will be running an online Q&A for local businesses this Friday 3rd April at 10.30am. Read more details here, ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Apr 20
  • Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Coronavirus updates page

    Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Coronavirus updates page

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

    TWBC have created a new webpage dedicated to providing information and assistance throughout the Coronavirus outbreak. Visit Coronavirus upd...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Mar 20
  • Citizens Advice - list of useful contacts

    Citizens Advice - list of useful contacts

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

    Tunbridge Wells & District Citizens Advice have circulated a list of contacts for anyone needing advice during the Coronavirus outbreak,...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Mar 20
  • Important update on waste collections in our parish

    Important update on waste collections in our parish

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

    TWBC emailed SPC today confirming temporary changes to waste collections as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Please see below: In res...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Mar 20
  • Langton Green Recreation Ground drainage project update

    Langton Green Recreation Ground drainage project update

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

    LGCSA informed the Parish Council on Tuesday morning that the spraying of the recreation ground with weedkiller took place on Monday evening...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Mar 20
  • Feedback needed - The George & Dragon Speldhurst

    Feedback needed - The George & Dragon Speldhurst

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

    Take a moment to enjoy some light relief and ask yourself this: what do you want from your local pub? In the – hopefully – not t...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Mar 20
  • Langton Green Recreation Ground Play Area now closed

    Langton Green Recreation Ground Play Area now closed

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

    Langton Green Recreation Ground Play Area is now closed in line with the following update from Tunbridge Wells Borough Council: Enclosed ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Mar 20
  • Self-isolating? Print this poster

    Self-isolating? Print this poster

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

    If you are self-isolating and wondering how to let callers and delivery drivers know, print this poster and put in your window or your ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 20
  • Scam Alert in the Kent Area

    Scam Alert in the Kent Area

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

    KCC's public protection team have sent out an alert about a new scam that has been reported locally. This involves individuals knocking ...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Mar 20
  • Meeting Cancellations

    Meeting Cancellations

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

    Please note that all SPC committee meetings, including the planning meeting scheduled for Wednesday 18th March, are now cancelled until May....

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Mar 20
  • Council Office Closure

    Council Office Closure

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

    Speldhurst Parish Council office will be closed and our staff will work from home until further notice. If you need to contact us please ema...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Mar 20
  • Planning Meeting CANCELLATION - Tuesday 10th March

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

    Please note that the planning meeting scheduled for Tuesday 10th March has now been cancelled. The next planning meeting will now go ahead o...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Mar 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Old House Lane Fordcombe

    Urgent Road Closure - Old House Lane Fordcombe

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

    KCC have informed us that Old House Lane, Fordcombe will be closed for emergency drainage works for up to 4 days from 2nd March. T...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Mar 20
  • Useful links to government Information about Coronavirus

    Useful links to government Information about Coronavirus

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

    TWBC have circulated a list of links to government sites publishing information about Coronavirus - you can view this list he...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Mar 20
  • Multi-way signals - Langton Road, Speldhurst

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

    We have been advised that delays are likely on the Langton Road between the 25th and 27th February, when there will be multi-way traffic lig...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 20
  • Temporary Road Closure - Barden Road Bidborough

    Temporary Road Closure - Barden Road Bidborough

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

    Barden Road, Bidborough will be closed at the junction with Penshurst Road on Wednesday 26th February 2020 for 1 day.The alte...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Feb 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Barden Road, Bidborough

    Urgent Road Closure - Barden Road, Bidborough

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

    KCC have advised that they have closeed Barden Road, Bidborough from today, Monday 10th February, for up to three days. This is to enable dr...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Feb 20
  • A21 Road Closure: 14-24 February

    A21 Road Closure: 14-24 February

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

    Highways England have advised us that there will be lane closures overnight between Monday 10th and Thursday 13th February, and more importa...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Feb 20
  • Emergency Road Closure - Lower Green Road Rusthall

    Emergency Road Closure - Lower Green Road Rusthall

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

    KCC have informed us that it has been necessary to close Lower Green Road, Rusthall from today, 31st January 2020 for up to 7 Days. The road...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Jan 20
  • New year new role? Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

    New year new role? Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

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

    Are you interested in helping to improve and maintain quality of life in Speldhurst Parish? If the answer is yes, you might like to hear mor...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Jan 20
  • Missed Bins Collections

    Missed Bins Collections

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

    SPC continue to hear about bins being missed by waste collection teams on bin day, and are in ongoing contact with the Refuse & Recyclin...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Jan 20
  • Christmas 2019 Office Closure Dates

    Christmas 2019 Office Closure Dates

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

    The Speldhurst Parish Council office will close for Christmas on Monday 23rd December at 1pm, re-opening on Friday 3rd January.

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Dec 19
  • Langton Green Recreation Ground Drainage Project Update

    Langton Green Recreation Ground Drainage Project Update

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

    We have been advised by Langton Green Community Sports Association (LGCSA) that due to the delayed start on the drainage project at Lan...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Nov 19
  • Langton Green Recreation Ground Drainage Project Update

    Langton Green Recreation Ground Drainage Project Update

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

    We have been advised by Langton Green Community Sports Association (LGCSA) that due to the delayed start on the drainage project at Lan...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Nov 19
  • TWBC DRAFT LOCAL PLAN - Speldhurst Parish Council's position

    TWBC DRAFT LOCAL PLAN - Speldhurst Parish Council's position

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

    As you are probably aware, the draft Local Plan was recently open for consultation. At our Open meeting in October, Stephen Baughen, Head of...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Nov 19
  • TWBC Draft Local Plan for Speldhurst Parish – Deadline Reminder

    TWBC Draft Local Plan for Speldhurst Parish – Deadline Reminder

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

    A reminder that the deadline for commenting on the TWBC Draft Local Plan deadline is Friday 15th November. We are aware that some people hav...

    Speldhurst Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Nov 19