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Wilmington Parish Council

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  • Parish Office Closed from Today

    Parish Office Closed from Today

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Please note that the Parish Office will be closed from today (20th October) until Monday 30th October. Should any urgent matter arise please...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 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
  • Wilmington Grammar School for Boys Open Day/Evening

    Wilmington Grammar School for Boys Open Day/Evening

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council has been advised that Wilmington Grammar School for Boys will be holding 'Open Events' on the following dates -&n...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 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
  • Summer House Drive - Resurfacing

    Summer House Drive - Resurfacing

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Kent County Council have advised thatwork is planned for 23rd/24th October to improve the road surface of Summerhouse Drive between Tile Kil...

    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
  • Chestnut Grove Childrens Play Area

    Chestnut Grove Childrens Play Area

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Due to maintenance work (and weather permitting) the Playground on the Chestnut Grove Open Space may be closed for a few days next week. The...

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    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...

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    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
  • Old Pound Coins ....a Reminder

    Old Pound Coins ....a Reminder

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Remember time is running out for you to raid your piggy banks and beind the sofa cushions! The current pound coin has only weeks to go befo...

    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...

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    Posted: 29 Aug 17
  • Horses

    Horses

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Office and Parish Members are receiving a growing number of complaints about horses being ridden on the pavement and the mess tha...

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    Posted: 24 Aug 17
  • New Bus Times for Arriva Buses

    New Bus Times for Arriva Buses

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Arriva have introduced new bus times for buses serving Dartford, Gravesend, Swanley & Orpington. Full details can be viewed by going to ...

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    Posted: 21 Aug 17
  • Kent County Council Consultation on Rights of Way Improvement Plan

    Kent County Council Consultation on Rights of Way Improvement Plan

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Kent County Council’s Public Rights of Way and Access Service is reviewing its Rights of Way Improvement Plan which will be consulted ...

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    Posted: 19 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...

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    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...

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    Posted: 3 Jul 17
  • Flower Baskets

    Flower Baskets

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Although you would not think it judging by today's weather Summer is nearly on us!! I am sure residents will have seen Mark and Terry be...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Jun 17
  • War Memorial

    War Memorial

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Residents will have noticed that work was recently carried out on the Village War Memorial, sited in the grounds of The Rosemary Centre. The...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Jun 17
  • Message from Neighbourhood Watch

    Message from Neighbourhood Watch

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The following message has been received from Kent's Neighbourhood Watch Co-Ordinator - A member has submitted the following report - &q...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 May 17
  • Handyperson Enablement Scheme

    Handyperson Enablement Scheme

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The service can only accept DIRECT referrals from health or social care colleagues and local authorities This free service working in par...

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    Posted: 27 Apr 17
  • Allotments Available

    Allotments Available

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The Parish Council has a number of Allotment Plots immediately available at the Gardens situated in Oakfield Park, Off Carsington Gardens DA...

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    Posted: 19 Apr 17
  • Say Something if You See Something

    Say Something if You See Something

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Advice from Kent Police  - Don't mask the problem of child sexual abuse

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    Posted: 17 Mar 17
  • Anti-Social Behaviour

    Anti-Social Behaviour

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    As is the case most Mondays reports were made this morning of anti-social behaviour across the Parish over the weekend but most pa...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Mar 17
  • Kent County Council - Report a Problem

    Kent County Council - Report a Problem

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Did you know that faults on roads, pavements and Public Rights of Way can be reported on-line direct to Kent County Council as the appropria...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Feb 17
  • Oakfield Park

    Oakfield Park

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Following on from the acts of anti-social behaviour in Chestnut Grove similar incidents are now being carried out in Oakfield Park. Over the...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Feb 17
  • Power Cuts - Help for Vulnerable Residents

    Power Cuts - Help for Vulnerable Residents

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    UKPN have issued some information to assist vulnerable residents in the event of a power cut by offering free extra support UKPN ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Feb 17
  • Spend your pounds!

    Spend your pounds!

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Its time to raid your piggy banks and sofa cushions! The current pound coin has only 6 months left before it becomes worthless. The old co...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Feb 17
  • Nitrous Oxide Canisters

    Nitrous Oxide Canisters

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    ​Following some social media postings regarding the metal canisters that blight the Parish the following helpful information has been suppli...

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    Posted: 16 Dec 16
  • A Message from Kent Police

    A Message from Kent Police

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    The following message has been received from Kent PoliceWith Christmas fast approaching, there are steps we can all take to secure our homes...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Dec 16
  • Welcome!!

    Welcome!!

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ian Armitt

    Wilmington Parish Council welsomes you to its new website domain. The site is under construction but is in the process of being built in ord...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Dec 16