Sutton at Hone & Hawley Parish Council
Earlier in the year, there was a spate of crimes in the Watermill Way/Devon Road/The Mill area. This council were unaware of this until advised by HK&SD PC and one of our members attended a public meeting on the 13th June. Unfortunately, despite a lot of discussion on social media, not many people attended. This council has still to receive information direct from Kent Police regarding the type and number of crimes in our area. We do ask Kent Police to send an officer to our monthly meetings to discuss local issues, but unfortunately this doesn't always happen. We are led to believe that PCSO Phillips is to support a new Neighbourhood Watch area in this part of the parish. Further details to follow when we receive them.
Kent Police have been criticised by HMIC for their crime reporting statistics. The figures given are that 24000 crimes went unreported between June & Nov 2016, including serious crimes such as rape. Representatives from this council will be attending a meeting at the civic centre early next month to hear Kent Police comments on this.
Once again, there have been reports by the local farmer that young children and youths are interfering with the irrigation equipment on the farms, particularly in Hawley. Apart from being classed as criminal damage, this is very dangerous, not only due to the machinery itself but that any liquids used may be dangerous in their undiluted form.
There are also still instances of off road bikes being ridden across farmland and ruining crops. If you see anything please call 101
THE GARDENING CLUB SUTTON AT HONE
ANNUAL VEGETABLE, FLOWER AND CRAFT SHOW Scout Hall Main Road Sutton at Hone
SATURDAY 5th AUGUST 2017 Staging exhibits between 8am and 10.45am Viewing from 2pm
For more details and entry forms please contact Bryan Middleton on 01322 863556
DDAPS FUN DAY
Youth angling fun day at Horton Kirby Lakes, off Horton Road, Horton Kirby.
Sunday July 9th 9am-3pm
Professional coaching, equipment and bait supplied free No need to pre-register, just come along on the day and join in.
Live angling displays, hot refreshments, giant raffle. Awards for: The Tackle Box Angler of the day, The Coaches award, Fish of the day
For further details contact Andy on 07971 781 841 9am-6pm 7 days a week
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[Reference: Witness Appeal - Sutton at Hone]
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to a collision at Sutton-at-Hone
At around 10am on Saturday 24 June 2017, a collision happened on Ship Lane involving a grey Vauxhall Vivaro van, a black motorbike and a cycle.
Police officers, Kent Fire & Rescue Service and South East Coast Ambulance Service attended the scene where the motorcyclist, a man in his 60s, received medical attention for injuries that are described as life-changing.
He was taken to local hospital for further medical attention where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are investigating the incident and are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the vehicles immediately before or at the time of the collision.
Witnesses can call the appeal line on 01622 798538 quoting DK/MR/144/17.
Alternatively they can email email@example.com.
Halls in the Parish
Below are the halls in the villages which are for hire/use and details of who to contact
Facility Contact Details
Hawley Pavilion Mr Jim Clarke 01322 221736
Parsonage Lane Pavilion Parish Council 01322 862291 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sutton at Hone Village Hall Mrs Beckham 01322 287214
Sutton Court Don Hicks 01322 862317