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  • Bus Route 96 - TfL Announcement

    Bus Route 96 - TfL Announcement

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Transport for London have released the following statement - From Saturday 16 December 2017 we're re-routing route 96 to serve Darent V...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Dec 17
  • Parish Office - Christmas Closure

    Parish Office - Christmas Closure

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Please note that the Parish Office will be closed from Noon on Friday 22nd December 2017 until 8.00am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Dec 17
  • Christmas Greetings

    Christmas Greetings

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Members and Staff of Wilmington Parish Council wish all residents of Wilmington and Joydens Wood a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Hea...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Dec 17
  • Refuse and Recycling Collection Over Festive Period

    Refuse and Recycling Collection Over Festive Period

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Dartford Borough Council have published the arrangements for refuse and recycling collections over the festive period and advised that to mi...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Dec 17
  • Annual Reports

    Annual Reports

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The 2017 Reports from many of the Clubs, Groups and Organisations that operate in the Parish have been published under 'Annual Reports 2...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Dec 17
  • Dartford Borough Council's Big Bin Vote

    Dartford Borough Council's Big Bin Vote

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Dartford Borough Council is asking local residents to help shape a new waste and recycling contract that will determine how the town’s...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Dec 17
  • Kent County Council's Winter Service

    Kent County Council's Winter Service

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    For information regarding the County's Winter Service in the event of adverse weather visit  http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-trav...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Dec 17
  • Santa is Coming to Joydens Wood!!!

    Santa is Coming to Joydens Wood!!!

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish has been very reliably informed that Santa Claus, as a guest of the Rotary Club, will be visiting Joydens Wood on various oc...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Dec 17
  • Concessionary Travel Scheme

    Concessionary Travel Scheme

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish has received the following Note from KCC, Public Transport Department regarding the Concessionary Travel Scheme - The Engli...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Dec 17
  • New Crime On-Line Reporting Facility

    New Crime On-Line Reporting Facility

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parfish Council has been asked by Kent Police to share the following message regarding an on-line reporting systerm for crimes, inc...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Dec 17
  • Allotment Life

    Allotment Life

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The following article appears in the latest Church Magazine and the Parish is grateful to the writer, Steve Jefferys, for giving permission ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Nov 17
  • Advance Notice - Powder Mill Lane Closure

    Advance Notice - Powder Mill Lane Closure

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Council has received advance notice that Powder Mill Lane will be closed at the bridge over the River Darent from​ 8th January 2018 for ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Nov 17
  • A Call for Help from the Wilmington Memorial Hall

    A Call for Help from the Wilmington Memorial Hall

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Memorial Hall at Wilmington was started in 1952 when a group of local residents put their houses on the line as guarantors for the mortg...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Nov 17
  • Powder Mill Lane Closure

    Powder Mill Lane Closure

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council has been advied that the work on the bridge over the River Darent has been put back a week and will now commence on Monda...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Nov 17
  • Parish Office Closed

    Parish Office Closed

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Please note that the Parish Office will be closed from Wednesday 29th November to Monday 11th December (inclusive). During this period any e...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Nov 17
  • Stonehill Green, Wilmington

    Stonehill Green, Wilmington

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Advice has been received from Kent Highway Services that patching repair work to the carriageway of Stonehill Green, between the farm/busine...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Nov 17
  • Escape Pain

    Escape Pain

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Do you have knee or hip pain? Join the FREE ESCAPE-pain class held at Fairfield Leisyure, Lowfiled Street DA1 1JB every Tuesday & Friday...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Nov 17
  • Wilmington Schools' Incident

    Wilmington Schools' Incident

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Residents will no doubt be aware of a very disturbing incident that occurred in the Village last night on what should have been a celebratio...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Nov 17
  • A Message for All Clubs, Societies and Groups in Wilmington or Joydens Wood

    A Message for All Clubs, Societies and Groups in Wilmington or Joydens Wood

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    If your Club, Society or Group would like the Parish to publish on this website a Report of your activities during 2017 please send it as an...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Nov 17
  • Kent in WW1 '100 Miles for 100 Years' Project

    Kent in WW1 '100 Miles for 100 Years' Project

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council has received the following letter from ScreenSouth regarding the ‘Kent in WWI 100 Miles for 100 Years’ Projec...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Nov 17
  • Powder Mill Lane - Advance Road Closure Notice

    Powder Mill Lane - Advance Road Closure Notice

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Notice has been received from Kent County Council that Powder Mill Lane will be closed at the bridge over the River Darent from 4th December...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Nov 17
  • Volunteer Community Route Champion

    Volunteer Community Route Champion

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Could you be a Community Route Champion to monitor and maintain the everyday off-road cycling routes? Interested?  If so contact Linda ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Nov 17
  • Defibrillators - A Council Initiative

    Defibrillators - A Council Initiative

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Thanks to match-funding support from Dartford Borough Council's Capacity Building Fund the Council has been able to purchase and install...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Nov 17
  • Remembrance Sunday Services

    Remembrance Sunday Services

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Residents and visitors to the Parish website are reminded that next Sunday (12th November) is Remembrance Day when we have the opportunity o...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Nov 17
  • Trees in the Village Competition 2017

    Trees in the Village Competition 2017

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council took the decision earlier in the year to enter this year’s ‘Trees in the Village Competition’ and altho...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Nov 17
  • New Gate Installed

    New Gate Installed

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    In a joint venture between the Parish Council and the Public Rights of Way Department at Kent County Council, Inhibitor Gates have been inst...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Oct 17
  • ....and the Winner is

    ....and the Winner is

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The ever popular Joydens Wood Scarecrow Competition attracted the usual high number of entrants with some spectacular and amazing constructi...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Oct 17
  • Oakfield Park Gates - British Summer Time

    Oakfield Park Gates - British Summer Time

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    A reminder that British Summertime ends at 2.00am on Sunday morning and, as a result with effect from 29th October 2017, the Gates to Oakfie...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Oct 17
  • Cat Owners - Be Aware

    Cat Owners - Be Aware

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Joydens Wood residents may have seen a poster on the Parish Notice Boards or even delivered to their homes offering a £10,000 Rew...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Oct 17
  • Vandalism - Village Centre

    Vandalism - Village Centre

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Members of the Council are certain that, like them, residents of the Parish are angered and disgusted over a mindless act of vanda...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Oct 17
  • Dogs Under Control?

    Dogs Under Control?

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council is aware of a number of social media postings regarding dogs in Oakfield Park that are off-lead causing nuisance and conc...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Oct 17
  • Summerhouse Drive Library - Change of Opening Hours

    Summerhouse Drive Library - Change of Opening Hours

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Kent County Council have advised that, following a consultation during the Summer, as from 6th November the Library's opening hours will...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Oct 17
  • Dartford Council Electoral Review

    Dartford Council Electoral Review

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking for your views on its electoral review of Dartford Borough Counci...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Oct 17
  • Clean -up Works at Joyden's Wood

    Clean -up Works at Joyden's Wood

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Woodland Trust has advised that during a litter-pick in 2016 some cement sheeting has been uncovered which has, when tested, been f...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Oct 17
  • Kent Police Online Reporting

    Kent Police Online Reporting

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    At long last Kent Police have introduced the online reporting system for non-urgent crime and this can be accessed via the Kent Police websi...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Sep 17
  • Neighbourhood Watch - Interested?

    Neighbourhood Watch - Interested?

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Following the report of the meeting with the Police it has been suggested that residents consider establishing a Neighbourhood Watch network...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Sep 17
  • An Invitation from the Police to Community Groups in the Parish

    An Invitation from the Police to Community Groups in the Parish

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Following the attendance of the Police at the September Meeting of the Parish Meeting PC Tony Quilter has offered to attend a meeting of any...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Sep 17
  • Report of Meeting with the Police

    Report of Meeting with the Police

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Prior to the September Meeting of the Parish Council, the Borough and Parish Ward Representatives for Wilmington and Joydens Wood met with S...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Sep 17
  • New Zebra Crossing

    New Zebra Crossing

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council is delighted (and relieved) to see the new Zebra Crossing in Common Lane and thanks go to Wilmington Safer Streets for th...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Sep 17
  • Up and Coming Events at Wilmington Memorial Hall

    Up and Coming Events at Wilmington Memorial Hall

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    There is a lively programme of events at the Memorial Hall in the High Road, Wilmington over the coming months starting off with a '...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Sep 17
  • Wilmington Fair Thanks

    Wilmington Fair Thanks

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council thanks all of the Groups, Organisations and Charities for supporting the Annual Village Fair yesterday and hope that they...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Aug 17
  • The Cressy Arms - Welcome

    The Cressy Arms - Welcome

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    A belated but nevertheless warm welcome to the Parish to Mark and the recently refurbished Cressy Arms. The Parish Council welcomes Mark and...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Aug 17
  • Directions?

    Directions?

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    At long last the purpose of the circle of block-paving outside the Village Stores has become apparent with the erection of a finger-post sig...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Aug 17
  • Publication of Adoption of Dartford Development Policies Plan

    Publication of Adoption of Dartford Development Policies Plan

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Dartford Borough Council have published Notice of the Dartford Development Policies Plan as follws -​   Planning and Compulsory Purch...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Jul 17
  • 2017 Litter Pick

    2017 Litter Pick

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    A number of Wilmington residents stepped up to the challenge of trying to make the Village litter-free last Sunday in an event organised by ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Jul 17
  • Annual Return for the Year Ended 31st March 2017

    Annual Return for the Year Ended 31st March 2017

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    As required under The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234) a true facsimile Council's 2016/17 Annual Return is hereby ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Jul 17
  • 2016/17 Notice of Conclusion of Audit

    2016/17 Notice of Conclusion of Audit

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Council is pleased to report that the External Audit of the Council's Annual Return for the year ended 31st March 2017 has been conc...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Jul 17
  • Wilmington in Bloom

    Wilmington in Bloom

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    This year's Hanging Baskets have made a spectacular display of colour and hopefully are being enjoyed not ony by residents of Wilmi...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Jul 17
  • Wilmington Flowers

    Wilmington Flowers

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    This year's Hanging Baskets have added a real splash of colour across the Parish with thanks to Mark and Ruby for nursing them through t...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Jul 17
  • Allotments Available

    Allotments Available

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish has three vacant Allotments in the Allotment Gardens at Oakfield Park, Off Carsington Gardens DA1 2SS. If anyone is interest...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Jul 17