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  • Urgent Road Closure - The Street, Horton Kirby

    Urgent Road Closure - The Street, Horton Kirby

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    It will be necessary to close The Street, Horton Kirby from 30th June 2022 for up to 5 days. The road will be closed at Bexley Cottages. D...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Jun 22
  • Fire Station Planning Application Update

    Fire Station Planning Application Update

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    The planning application for the redevelopment of the former fire station in South Darenth to provide 8 apartments with 8 car parking spaces...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Jun 22
  • SDC Free Family fun Day at the Heathside South Darenth

    SDC Free Family fun Day at the Heathside South Darenth

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Free Family Fun Days provided by Sevenoaks District Council are back for summer and will be visiting the Heathside on Tuesday 2nd August bet...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Jun 22
  • Sevenoaks District Council - Free Family Cycle Rides

    Sevenoaks District Council - Free Family Cycle Rides

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Our Free Family Cycle Rides return this summer, focused on building up your confidence on two wheels. They're open to all, including fam...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Jun 22
  • Kent Police Neighbourhood Alert

    Kent Police Neighbourhood Alert

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Good morning, all, Just so that you are all aware there has been an incidence of ‘Handbag dipping’, where offenders remove purs...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Jun 22
  • Sevenoaks District Council Press Release

    Sevenoaks District Council Press Release

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    20 June 2022 Exciting plans for an important Swanley site Sevenoaks District Council has submitted exciting plans for new, environmentally...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Jun 22
  • Kent Police Weather Related Alert

    Kent Police Weather Related Alert

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    The warmer weather and lighter nights will appeal to some to trespass on privately owned land to reach a water source. We are very lucky to ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Jun 22
  • Westminster field

    Westminster field

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Lovely to see the first signs of the wildflowers that were recetly sown along the avenue of Cherry trees, once fully established we're h...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Jun 22
  • The Old School Building, Horton Road, South Darenth

    The Old School Building, Horton Road, South Darenth

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    The Parish Council have extended the date to the 1st August so that as many residents as possible have the chance to fill in the questionnai...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Jun 22
  • Southeastern Trains - Industrial Strike Action

    Southeastern Trains - Industrial Strike Action

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Last updated 16 June 2022 Industrial action by the railway workers’ trade union, RMT, is due to take place on our network on the foll...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Jun 22
  • Heat-health alert issued by the UK Health Security Agency

    Heat-health alert issued by the UK Health Security Agency

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and the Met Office have, today (15 June), issued a Level 3 Heat-Health alert for London, East of En...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Jun 22
  • The Old School Building, Horton Road, South Darenth

    The Old School Building, Horton Road, South Darenth

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    What would you like to see happen to the Old School Building (Wide Horizons) next to the Village Hall, Horton Road, South Darenth? Time is ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Jun 22
  • Limited Edition Parish Council Jubilee China Mugs

    Limited Edition Parish Council Jubilee China Mugs

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    If you would like to purchase a Jubilee china mug, please feel free to visit the Parish Office any Monday or Friday morning between 9am-12.3...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Jun 22
  • Thank You from HK & SD Parish Council

    Thank You from HK & SD Parish Council

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    A big thank you to all those who helped to make our Jubilation fete such a success on Thursday 2nd June and to all those who have left kind ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Jun 22
  • Jubilation Fete at the Heathside this Thursday

    Jubilation Fete at the Heathside this Thursday

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Three days to go until Picnic in the Park at the Heathside! Thursday 2nd June 2022 Bringing the community together at the Heathside for a ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 May 22
  • Garden Sacks - Out of stock

    Garden Sacks - Out of stock

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Please see the attached notice about garden sacks.

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 May 22
  • Public Consultation for The Old School Building

    Public Consultation for The Old School Building

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    IMPORTANT PUBLIC CONSULTATION - PLEASE READ AND RESPOND Your Parish Council has been looking into the options of the future of the Old Scho...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 May 22
  • Urgent Road Closure - The Street, Horton Kirby - 23rd May 2022

    Urgent Road Closure - The Street, Horton Kirby - 23rd May 2022

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    It will be necessary to close The Street, Horton Kirby from 23rd May 2022 for up to 3 days. The road will be closed at Croft House. The al...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 May 22
  • Temporary Road Closure - Speedgate, Fawkham - 31st May 2022 for 1 day between 09.30hrs and 15.30hrs

    Temporary Road Closure - Speedgate, Fawkham - 31st May 2022 for 1 day between 09.30hrs and 15.30hrs

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Speedgate Hill, Fawkham will be closed for the entire length. The alternative route is Valley Road, Brands Hatch Road, Scratchers Lane, Thr...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 May 22
  • Queen's Jubilee Fete at the Heathside

    Queen's Jubilee Fete at the Heathside

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    HK & SD Parish Council invite you to come along to the Heathside from 1pm on Thursday 2nd June and join in the celebrations to mark the ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 May 22
  • Spring and Queen’s Jubilee bank holiday waste collections

    Spring and Queen’s Jubilee bank holiday waste collections

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Residents’ waste collections will take place on their usual day over the Spring and Jubilee bank holidays. Sevenoaks District Council...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 May 22
  • M25 overbridge concrete repairs, Ship Lane, Swanley, Kent

    M25 overbridge concrete repairs, Ship Lane, Swanley, Kent

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    DATE CHANGE TO 10TH MAY UNTIL 6TH JUNE 2022 Dear Sir/Madam, M25 overbridge concrete repairs, Ship Lane, Swanley, Kent Connect Plus Se...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Apr 22
  • The race is on!

    The race is on!

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    It’s not long until ‘Run, walk or push against dementia’ returns for 2022 and spaces are filling up quickly. There&rsq...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Apr 22
  • Rural Kent Housing Needs Survey

    Rural Kent Housing Needs Survey

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Sevenoaks District Council have asked 'Action with Communities in Rural Kent' to send out a housing Needs survey to residents in Hor...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Apr 22
  • CANCELLED - Sunday 29th May 2022 - Charity Fun Day

    CANCELLED - Sunday 29th May 2022 - Charity Fun Day

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Unfortunately, the Charity Fun Day has been cancelled on Sunday 29th May 2022.

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Apr 22
  • Urgent Road Closure - The Street, Horton Kirby - 25th April 2022

    Urgent Road Closure - The Street, Horton Kirby - 25th April 2022

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    It will be necessary to close The Street, Horton Kirby from 25th April 2022 for up to 3 days. The road will be closed at Walnut Tree Cottag...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Apr 22
  • 414 Arriva Bus Service

    414 Arriva Bus Service

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Following complaints about the recent irregular service from Arriva Bus, I contacted their customer service department and received the foll...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Apr 22
  • Helping the NHS this Easter

    Helping the NHS this Easter

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Please can you share this online leaflet and web address, which lists the services available and how to use them: www.stopthinkchoose.co.uk ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Apr 22
  • Easter refuse collections

    Easter refuse collections

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Following the Easter bank holidays, there will be changes to rubbish, recycling, garden and commercial waste collection days across the Dist...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Apr 22
  • Kent County Council/North West Kent Countryside Partnership

    Kent County Council/North West Kent Countryside Partnership

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    FREE workshops are being delivered by the North West Kent Countryside Partnership on Wednesday 4th May (12pm-5pm) and on Friday 20th May (1p...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Apr 22
  • DRiPS Spring Newsletter

    DRiPS Spring Newsletter

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    The Darent River Preservation Society are keen to raise everyon's awareness of the imporance of the health of our local river and all it...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Apr 22
  • Potential road disruptions in Kent

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    We have been asked by the Kent Resilience Team if we could circulate the following message to residents Local communities should prepare f...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Apr 22
  • KCC Bus Funding Reduction Public Consultation

    KCC Bus Funding Reduction Public Consultation

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Kent County Council (KCC) is currently consulting on proposals to make savings by reducing the money we spend on providing some bus services...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Apr 22
  • Temporary Road Closure - Horton Road, Horton Kirby - 5th April 2022 for 1 day

    Temporary Road Closure - Horton Road, Horton Kirby - 5th April 2022 for 1 day

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Horton Road, Horton Kirby will be closed outside The Cottage. The alternative route is Horton Road, Jacobs Lane, Forge Lane, Lombard Street...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Apr 22
  • My Community Voice Notice

    My Community Voice Notice

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Can you help your community and spare a few hours to reduce speeding vehicles in your area? Do you have speeding in your community? Ken...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Mar 22
  • Temporary Road Closure - Ship Lane, Sutton at Hone & Swanley - Date Changed , now closed from 3rd May to 6th June 2022.l 6th June 2022

    Temporary Road Closure - Ship Lane, Sutton at Hone & Swanley - Date Changed , now closed from 3rd May to 6th June 2022.l 6th June 2022

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Ship Lane will be closed between Barfield and Church Road. The alternative route is Ship Lane, A225 Main Road/Dartford Road, A20 London Roa...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Mar 22
  • Road Maintenance in Your Area Road Surface Improvement (Micro Surfacing) SHRUBBERY ROAD, South Darenth

    Road Maintenance in Your Area Road Surface Improvement (Micro Surfacing) SHRUBBERY ROAD, South Darenth

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    When we plan to carry out the work and how long it will take This is to let you know that, as part of the on-going maintenance and improvem...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Mar 22
  • Press Release  - Community grants help boost local charities

    Press Release - Community grants help boost local charities

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    23 March 2022 Sevenoaks District Council will again be supporting local charity and voluntary groups by allocating £153,340 to help t...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Mar 22
  • Support for young people affected by the pandemic

    Support for young people affected by the pandemic

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Thursday 24 March 2022 Sevenoaks District Council have launched a new scheme to help young people get back into activities they enjoyed bef...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Mar 22
  • Road Maintenance in Your Area Road Surface Improvement (Micro Surfacing) HOLMESDALE ROAD, South Darenth

    Road Maintenance in Your Area Road Surface Improvement (Micro Surfacing) HOLMESDALE ROAD, South Darenth

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    When we plan to carry out the work and how long it will take This is to let you know that, as part of the on-going maintenance and improvem...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 22
  • Oakview Stud Farm Update for Local Residents March 2022

    Oakview Stud Farm Update for Local Residents March 2022

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Sevenoaks District Council have been working with residents, Parish Council and Site Manager of Oakview Stud Farm to address concerns raised...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Mar 22
  • Proposed Horton Wood Solar Park

    Proposed Horton Wood Solar Park

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    If you have any questions about proposals for a solar energy park next to Horton Wood, please visit the Jubilee Hall this Wednesday 23rd Mar...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Mar 22
  • Update on Proposed Double Yellow Lines in Lombard Street, Horton Kirby

    Update on Proposed Double Yellow Lines in Lombard Street, Horton Kirby

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Here is a summary of matters raised following the 3 weeks consultation for the proposed double yellow lines to be installed along Lombard St...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Mar 22
  • Emergency Road Closure - Swanley Village Road, Swanley - 17th March 2022

    Emergency Road Closure - Swanley Village Road, Swanley - 17th March 2022

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF DRIVING Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 – Section 14 (2) Kent County Council gives notice that Swanley ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Mar 22
  • Kent Volunteer Partnership

    Kent Volunteer Partnership

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Change a person's life in Kent today by becoming a volunteer. http://www.kentvolunteers.org.uk

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Mar 22
  • Local celebrities honour the District’s volunteers

    Local celebrities honour the District’s volunteers

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Dr Hilary Jones, MBE, Tom Hart Dyke and Sir Peter Wanless were among the many people who honoured the District’s community and volunta...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Mar 22
  • Go the extra mile for charity!

    Go the extra mile for charity!

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    The Sevenoaks Area Dementia Friendly Community is once again hosting ‘Run, walk or push against dementia’ in Knole Park, Sevenoa...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Mar 22
  • KCC Bus Funding Reduction

    KCC Bus Funding Reduction

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Hello, Kent County Council (KCC) is currently consulting on proposals to make savings by reducing the money we spend on providing some b...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Mar 22
  • Village Hall Closed

    Village Hall Closed

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Due to an incident taking place over the weekend at the Village Hall, the Parish office, Village and Jubilee halls remain closed whilst the ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Mar 22
  • NOTICE - Parish Council Meeting Postponed

    NOTICE - Parish Council Meeting Postponed

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Parish Council Meeting on Monday 7th March 2022 has been postponed until Monday 14th March 2022 in the ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Mar 22