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  • Powder Mill Lane Closure - Advance Notice

    Powder Mill Lane Closure - Advance Notice

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Kent County Council have advised that Powder Mill Lane will be closed at the bridge over the River Darent from 6th August 2018 for up to 7 d...

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    Posted: 17 Jul 18
  • Stonehill Green, Wilmington

    Stonehill Green, Wilmington

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Kent County Council has advised that work to improve the road surface of Stonehill Green between Birchwood Road and the Golf Course access r...

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    Posted: 17 Jul 18
  • Puddledock Lane Closure 18th July 2018

    Puddledock Lane Closure 18th July 2018

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Kent County Council have advised that Puddledock Lane will be closed to through traffic on or after 18th July 2018 for up to 1 day between t...

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    Posted: 17 Jul 18
  • Expansion of Wilmington Schools - The Outcome!

    Expansion of Wilmington Schools - The Outcome!

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Temporary Buildings to accommodate the proposed Academy expansion was passed with strong comments being made by your local Councillors&n...

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    Posted: 13 Jul 18
  • Westgate Dartford - The Proposals

    Westgate Dartford - The Proposals

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Residents of Dartford have been invited to have their say about the development proposed for the Town Centre with events being held at The D...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Jul 18
  • Invitation to View - North Kent College

    Invitation to View - North Kent College

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

      Hot on the heels of the public exhibition for a proposed housing development on part of the North Kent College site in Oakfield Lan...

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    Posted: 3 Jul 18
  • Oakfield Park - Two Contracting Stories

    Oakfield Park - Two Contracting Stories

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Yesterday (1st July 2018) saw two very contrasting events taking place in Oakfield Park. Firstly Dartford Cricket Club's U-15 Team took ...

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    Posted: 2 Jul 18
  • Wilmington in Bloom

    Wilmington in Bloom

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The final stage of this year's 'Wilmington in Bloom' has been completed by the placing of Planters beneath each of the four Vill...

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    Posted: 30 Jun 18
  • Sad to Say

    Sad to Say

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Sad to say that within a couple of weeks of being installed one of the CCTV cameras, there to protect against crime and anti-social behaviou...

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    Posted: 30 Jun 18
  • Never Tire of this Beautiful View!

    Never Tire of this Beautiful View!

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Yet more images of Oakfield Park with thans to the local resident for taking the photographs

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Jun 18
  • Stonehill Green - Temporary Closure

    Stonehill Green - Temporary Closure

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Advance notice has been given by Kent Highways Service that Stonehill Green will be closed from Birchwood Road to Golf Course access road fr...

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    Posted: 22 Jun 18
  • Wilmington Big Clean for 2018

    Wilmington Big Clean for 2018

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Residents are reminded that Wilmington's Big Clean is taking place this Saturday (23rd June). Anyone wishing to take part is invited to ...

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    Posted: 19 Jun 18
  • Rural Transport - Have Your Say

    Rural Transport - Have Your Say

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Join the big conversation on rural transport! Kent County Council is providing an opportunity for residents in rural areas to shape the fut...

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    Posted: 19 Jun 18
  • End of the Exams Leaves Mark!

    End of the Exams Leaves Mark!

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    It was a shame that the understandable high spirits to mark the end of the Year 11 Examinations, despite the best efforts of the Wilmington ...

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    Posted: 17 Jun 18
  • Wilmington Academy - Revised Planning Application for Mobile Classrooms

    Wilmington Academy - Revised Planning Application for Mobile Classrooms

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Following discussions a revision to the previous Application for the retention of the existing three and the addition of three more 'mod...

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    Posted: 16 Jun 18
  • Invitation to Commemorate Armed Forces Day 2018

    Invitation to Commemorate Armed Forces Day 2018

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Dartford’s residents are invited to join the Worshipful the Mayor of Dartford, Councillor David Mote, and Councillor Jan Ozog, Dartfor...

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    Posted: 13 Jun 18
  • Calling All Young Artists in the Parish

    Calling All Young Artists in the Parish

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Young Dartford artists heve been invited to showcase their work at The Sir Peter Blake Gallery with the following announcement from Dartford...

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    Posted: 12 Jun 18
  • Wilmington Grammar School for Girls Planning Application

    Wilmington Grammar School for Girls Planning Application

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council has submitted the following objectio to the application for the erection of a two storey teaching block and sports hall w...

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    Posted: 11 Jun 18
  • Wilmington Academy Planning Application for a 3-Storey Teaching Block

    Wilmington Academy Planning Application for a 3-Storey Teaching Block

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council has submitted the following objection to the application for the erection of a three storey teaching block to accommodate...

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    Posted: 11 Jun 18
  • Wilmington Academy - Planning Application for Mobile Classrooms

    Wilmington Academy - Planning Application for Mobile Classrooms

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council has submitted the following objection to the proposed retention of the three existing modular classrooms and the provisio...

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    Posted: 11 Jun 18
  • Village Centre Sign/Pocock Plaque

    Village Centre Sign/Pocock Plaque

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council is indebted to Ashley Hambridge for his work in rennovating the plaques on the sign in the Village Centre and the Robert ...

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    Posted: 11 Jun 18
  • Views of the Village

    Views of the Village

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The images show views of the Village, two of which residents or visitors to the Parish may miss or perhaps do not know exist. The first is o...

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    Posted: 11 Jun 18
  • Oakfield Park CCTV

    Oakfield Park CCTV

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The images of the Park, taken over this weekend, show Oakfield Park in all of its glory. Residents and visitors to the Park will be pleased ...

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    Posted: 11 Jun 18
  • Hook Green Lane and Broad Lane Road Closure

    Hook Green Lane and Broad Lane Road Closure

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Notification has been received from Kent Highway Services that Hook Green Lane/Broad Lane will be closed between the junctions of Birchwood ...

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    Posted: 11 Jun 18
  • Not Many People Know This

    Not Many People Know This

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    It was interesting to note that before the creation of Parishes in 1894 the general well-being of a village fell to what were called ‘...

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    Posted: 6 Jun 18
  • Boundary Commission Final Recommendations Published

    Boundary Commission Final Recommendations Published

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Boundary Commission has published its final recommendations for the new electoral arrangements for Dartford Borough Council. The recomme...

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    Posted: 5 Jun 18
  • Pepperhill Recycling Centre Fire and Impact on Dartford Bin Collections

    Pepperhill Recycling Centre Fire and Impact on Dartford Bin Collections

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The following information was posted on Dartford Borough Council's website last Friday (1st June 2018) -  The closure of the Peppe...

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    Posted: 4 Jun 18
  • Do You Remember When?

    Do You Remember When?

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The images shown were discovered in some old papers held in the Parish Office. Do you remember the days when there were so few cars parked i...

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    Posted: 1 Jun 18
  • Drone Flying

    Drone Flying

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Visitors to Oakfield Park are reminded that the flying of a drone anywhere in the Park is prohibited not only under the Byelaws but also (po...

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    Posted: 31 May 18
  • Foxes

    Foxes

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Council has received a number of enquiries regarding nuisance caused by foxes - unfortunately this is a matter in which the Parish is un...

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    Posted: 30 May 18
  • June Meeting of the Council

    June Meeting of the Council

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Please note that the Meeting of the Council on 6th June 2018 will now be held in The Clubb Room at The Memorial Hall, High Road, Wilmington....

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    Posted: 30 May 18
  • A River Ran Through It!

    A River Ran Through It!

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The accompanying images clearly show the full effect of yesterday's torrential rain which turned parts of Oakfield Park into a lake

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    Posted: 30 May 18
  • Refuse and Recycling Collection

    Refuse and Recycling Collection

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    A reminder that today's Bank Holiday means that the collection of your refuse and reccling bins will be one day later than normal i.e. t...

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    Posted: 28 May 18
  • Wilmington Grammar School for Girls - Expansion

    Wilmington Grammar School for Girls - Expansion

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Residents are advised that a re-consultation has been launched on the proposed expansion of Wilmington Grammar School for Girls following re...

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    Posted: 27 May 18
  • Congratulations Ann!!

    Congratulations Ann!!

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    At the Annual Meeting of Kent County Council held on 17th May 2018 Councillor Mrs Ann Allen was elected Vice-Chairman of the County Council ...

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    Posted: 21 May 18
  • Wilmington Academy – Revisions to Proposed Development

    Wilmington Academy – Revisions to Proposed Development

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Please take note that amended & further details have been submitted in respect of the proposed expansion of Wilmington Academy Whilst t...

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    Posted: 18 May 18
  • CCTV Cameras Installed at Memorial Hall

    CCTV Cameras Installed at Memorial Hall

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

      With the much appreciated cooperation of the Management Committee of Wilmington Memorial Hall, the Parish Council has installed CCT...

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    Posted: 17 May 18
  • Wilmington Big Clean

    Wilmington Big Clean

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The 'Wilmington Big Clean' cancelled earlier in the year due to the adverse weather has been rescheduled for SATURDAY 23rd JUNE. Res...

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    Posted: 16 May 18
  • Oakfield Park in All of its Glory!!

    Oakfield Park in All of its Glory!!

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council is grateful to a local resident for these stunning images of Oakfield Park ... a sign that Summer is almost upon us!! &nb...

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    Posted: 14 May 18
  • Refuse Collection Update

    Refuse Collection Update

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The following update appears on the Dartford Borough Council website having been posted on 8th May - All refuse, recycling and garden waste...

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    Posted: 10 May 18
  • Hook Green Lane and Broad Lane  - Road Closure

    Hook Green Lane and Broad Lane - Road Closure

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Temporary Road Closure from 29 May 2018 for up to 3 days between 08.00hrs and 17.00hrs Hook Green Lane & Broad Lane The road will be c...

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    Posted: 9 May 18
  • North Kent College Proposal

    North Kent College Proposal

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The following message has been received from Bellway Homes - Bellway Homes would like to invite you to view the proposals for a new enablin...

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    Posted: 9 May 18
  • Annual Meeting - Election of New Chairman and Vice-Chairman

    Annual Meeting - Election of New Chairman and Vice-Chairman

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    At the Council's Annual Meeting held last night Councillor Derek Hunnisett was elected as the Parish Chairman for the ensuing year and C...

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    Posted: 3 May 18
  • Pepperhill Depot - Update

    Pepperhill Depot - Update

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    ​The following update was published on the Dartford Borough Council website yesterday - Whilst works to repair the Pepperhill tip following...

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    Posted: 1 May 18
  • ADVANCE NOTICE - Puddledock Lane Road Closure

    ADVANCE NOTICE - Puddledock Lane Road Closure

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Advance Notice has been received from Kent Highway Services that Puddledock Lane will be closed outside The Ship PH for up to two days from ...

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    Posted: 25 Apr 18
  • Help Kent Police to Protect Kent

    Help Kent Police to Protect Kent

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Kent Police are asking for help to protect Kent which, with over 100 active airfields and airports and 350 miles of coastline and waterways,...

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    Posted: 25 Apr 18
  • Fire at Pepperhill Depot

    Fire at Pepperhill Depot

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Residents may be aware of a major fire at the Pepperhill Waste Depot on Saturday evening which has had an impact on the disposal of Dartford...

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    Posted: 23 Apr 18
  • Change of Time for Opening Parish Council Meetings

    Change of Time for Opening Parish Council Meetings

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Will residents please note that, with effect from the May Meeting of the Council, the Monthly Meetings of the Council will commence at 7.15p...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Apr 18
  • Visitors to Oakfield Park

    Visitors to Oakfield Park

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Any person parking their vehicle in Oakfield Park is reminded that with effect from TODAY (1st April 2018) the responsibility for opening an...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Apr 18
  • Police Contact

    Police Contact

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Police and Dartford Community Safety Unit have introduced a new means of contact to enable residents to leave information that is releva...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Mar 18