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  • Please respect the Government guidelines when using the Post Office or Pharmacy

    Please respect the Government guidelines when using the Post Office or Pharmacy

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTIONS ON SOCIAL DISTANCING, MAXIMUM OF 2 CUSTOMERS FOR EACH SERVICE ARE ALLOWED IN THE SHOP AT ANY...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Jan 21
  • Flood Alert River Darent

    Flood Alert River Darent

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    River Darent from Westerham to Dartford Flooding is possible - be prepared River levels are still responding to the rain experience...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Jan 21
  • Community Connectors Newsletter

    Community Connectors Newsletter

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    With COVID infections continuing to rise, the NHS has launched a new campaign to highlight the pressure hospitals and health providers are f...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Jan 21
  • Vaccination Sites Across Kent

    Vaccination Sites Across Kent

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    The NHS across Kent and Medway are working hard to establish vaccination services for all areas. Please see the link for further information...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Jan 21
  • Be Covid Aware when Using the Playground at the Heathside

    Be Covid Aware when Using the Playground at the Heathside

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Scientific advice suggests that the COVID-19 virus can survive for up to several days on some hard surfaces. The risks are reduced when outd...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Jan 21
  • Alert from Action Fraud

    Alert from Action Fraud

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Please see the following alert from Action Fraud, who is warning the public to reamin vigilant as criminals begin to take advantage of the r...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Jan 21
  • Community Connectors Newsletter

    Community Connectors Newsletter

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Please click on the link for the latest news on Covid-19 advice and data for the Sevenoaks district https://us5.campaign-archive.com/?e=__t...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Jan 21
  • ENGLAND LOCKDOWN - STAY AT HOME

    ENGLAND LOCKDOWN - STAY AT HOME

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    LEAVING HOME You must not leave, or be outside of your home or garden, except for a very limited set of exemptions e.g. to shop for basic ne...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Jan 21
  • Franks Lane Closure 11 January

    Franks Lane Closure 11 January

    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 inform you that as part of the on-going maintenance and improvemen...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Jan 21
  • Symptom-free testing sites to open across Kent

    Symptom-free testing sites to open across Kent

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Rapid-result coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for people who don’t have symptoms is being rolled out across Kent this week. The testing...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Jan 21
  • Coronavirus - waste, recycling and garden waste updates

    Coronavirus - waste, recycling and garden waste updates

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Update: Tuesday 5 January 2021 Following the holidays, we are continuing to pick up three times more waste than usual. This, combined with ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Jan 21
  • National lockdown: Stay at Home

    National lockdown: Stay at Home

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    As we enter another national lockdown, we must now stay at home. This is the single most important action we can all take to protect the NHS...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Jan 21
  • Community Connectors Newsletter

    Community Connectors Newsletter

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Tightest restrictions for Sevenoaks District It wasn’t the news any of us wanted to hear just days before Christmas. But with rising...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Dec 20
  • Christmas and New Year Emergency Contacts

    Christmas and New Year Emergency Contacts

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Courtesy of Citizens Advice North West Kent

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Dec 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Mussenden Lane, Horton Kirby - 18th December 2020 (Sevenoaks)

    Urgent Road Closure - Mussenden Lane, Horton Kirby - 18th December 2020 (Sevenoaks)

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    It will be necessary to close Mussenden Lane, Horton Kirby from 18th December 2020 for up to 1 day. The road will be closed from the juncti...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Dec 20
  • Last posting dates for Christmas

    Last posting dates for Christmas

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Last posting dates for Christmas Fri 18th Dec - 2nd class & 2nd class signed for. Mon 21st Dec - 1st class, 1st class signed & Roy...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Dec 20
  • Community Connectors Newsletter

    Community Connectors Newsletter

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    On the 16th December, the Government announced the results of its tier review and Sevenoaks District, along with the rest of Kent, remains i...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Dec 20
  • Overflowing Recycling Banks

    Overflowing Recycling Banks

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Sevenoaks Council have been informed that the card and bottle recycling banks (next to the Village Hall) are overflowing and need emptying a...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Dec 20
  • SDC Christmas waste and recycling collections

    SDC Christmas waste and recycling collections

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    With staff working extra days over the festive period, you won’t miss a waste or recycling collection. However, there will be changes ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Dec 20
  • Christmas Holiday Closure Times

    Christmas Holiday Closure Times

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    The Parish Office remains closed to visitors but can be contacted via email - office@hksdparishcouncil.co.uk or telephone 01322 865193

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Dec 20
  • Cancelled - Urgent Road Closure

    Cancelled - Urgent Road Closure

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Cancelled - Urgent Road Closure - Holmesdale Hill, South Darenth - 12th December 2020 (Sevenoaks) This closure has now been cancelled du...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Dec 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Eglantine Lane, Horton Kirby - 14th December 2020 (Sevenoaks)

    Urgent Road Closure - Eglantine Lane, Horton Kirby - 14th December 2020 (Sevenoaks)

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Urgent Road Closure - Eglantine Lane, Horton Kirby - 14th December 2020 (Sevenoaks) It will be necessary to close Eglantine Lane, Horton Ki...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Dec 20
  • Alternative route for residents - Urgent Road Closure - Eglantine Lane, Horton Kirby

    Alternative route for residents - Urgent Road Closure - Eglantine Lane, Horton Kirby

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Alternative route for residents - Urgent Road Closure - Eglantine Lane, Horton Kirby - 14th December 2020 With regard to the Eglantine Lane...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Dec 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Beechenlea Lane, Swanley - 15th December 2020 (Sevenoaks)

    Urgent Road Closure - Beechenlea Lane, Swanley - 15th December 2020 (Sevenoaks)

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Urgent Road Closure - Beechenlea Lane, Swanley - 15th December 2020 (Sevenoaks) It will be necessary to close Beechenlea Lane, Swanley from...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Dec 20
  • SDC Community connectors Newsletter

    SDC Community connectors Newsletter

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Now is a good time to plan ahead if you’re considering forming a Christmas bubble with friends and family from 23 to 27 December. The...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Dec 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Holmesdale Hill, South Darenth - 12th December

    Urgent Road Closure - Holmesdale Hill, South Darenth - 12th December

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    It will be necessary to close Holmesdale Hill, South Darenth from 12th December 2020 for up to 2 days. The road will be closed at Giffords ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Dec 20
  • Star of Wonder, Star of Night

    Star of Wonder, Star of Night

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    For the last sixteen years, the residents of Horton Kirby and South Darenth have had a unique homing beacon throughout the month of December...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Dec 20
  • FREE parking in our town centres

    FREE parking in our town centres

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Just a reminder that you can park for FREE for the first hour in most of our short stay car parks in Sevenoaks, Westerham and Edenbridge unt...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Dec 20
  • Parish Newsletter

    Parish Newsletter

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    With many classes and groups not being able to use the halls due to Coronavirus restrictions, it is with regret that a winter newsletter wil...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Nov 20
  • KCC Media Statement Regarding Kent ‘Tier 3’ Announcement

    KCC Media Statement Regarding Kent ‘Tier 3’ Announcement

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Following the easing of national restrictions on 2nd December, all of Kent and Medway will have restrictions at the ‘Very High Tier 3 ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Nov 20
  • Heathside Playground and Public Toilet

    Heathside Playground and Public Toilet

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    The toilet at the Heathside was vandalised the weekend before last, the window was smashed, soap dispenser broken and thrown all over the fl...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Nov 20
  • Temporary Road Closure - Mussenden Lane, Horton Kirby - 3rd December 2020 for 1 day between 09.30hrs and 15.30hrs

    Temporary Road Closure - Mussenden Lane, Horton Kirby - 3rd December 2020 for 1 day between 09.30hrs and 15.30hrs

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Mussenden Lane, Horton Kirby will be closed at the junction with Eglantine Road. The alternative route is Mussenden Lane, Three Gates Road,...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Nov 20
  • Message from Sutton at Hone & Hawley Parish Council

    Message from Sutton at Hone & Hawley Parish Council

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Deadline for comments regarding the 414 bus service is 28 November. Please contact Clerk@sahparishcouncil.uk or write to SAHPC, Po Box 508, ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Nov 20
  • More support for businesses impacted by the latest lockdown

    More support for businesses impacted by the latest lockdown

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    More support for businesses impacted by the latest lockdown Businesses that have had to close or experienced significant financial loss bec...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Nov 20
  • Urgent Road Closure - Dean Bottom, South Darenth - 17th November 2020

    Urgent Road Closure - Dean Bottom, South Darenth - 17th November 2020

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    It will be necessary to close Dean Bottom, South Darenth from 17th November 2020 for up to 7 days. The road will be closed at the junctions...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Nov 20
  • Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Service

    Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Service

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    It is with regret that the Parish Council will not be able to hold an Armistice Service outside the Village Hall on the 11th November due to...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Nov 20
  • Council services will continue during lockdown

    Council services will continue during lockdown

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    04 November 2020 Council services will continue during lockdown As the nation heads into a second lockdown, Sevenoaks District Council wil...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Nov 20
  • National Lockdown 05 November - 02 December

    National Lockdown 05 November - 02 December

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    The ‘Care for our Community – Sevenoaks District’ voluntary scheme, that supported residents in the first seven months of ...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Nov 20
  • Lockdown help is a just click or a phone call away

    Lockdown help is a just click or a phone call away

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Lockdown help is a just click or a phone call away A voluntary scheme that supported residents in the first seven months of the pandemic is...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Nov 20
  • Refuse collections to continue as normal

    Refuse collections to continue as normal

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    02 November 2020 Refuse collections to continue as normal As we enter a second lockdown, Sevenoaks District Council is reassuring resident...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Nov 20
  • Update from Roger Gough on Holmesdale Hill

    Update from Roger Gough on Holmesdale Hill

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    TUESDAY, 27 OCTOBER 2020 Holmesdale Hill Resurfacing works are taking place yesterday and today at the corner of Holmesdale Road and Hol...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Oct 20
  • Enjoy Halloween Safely

    Enjoy Halloween Safely

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Published by the NHS

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Oct 20
  • Annual Tree Inspection

    Annual Tree Inspection

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    As part of the Parish Council's recent tree inspection, work to trees that require attention will be carried out this week. Unfortunatel...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Oct 20
  • Community Safety News

    Community Safety News

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    For Halloween, Fireworks night and Mental Health issues

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Oct 20
  • Kent Police Scam Calls Warning

    Kent Police Scam Calls Warning

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Automated calls impersonating Internet providers.

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Oct 20
  • Sevenoaks District Council Area

    Sevenoaks District Council Area

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    This area is now at 'Medium' Alert Level https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-covid-alert-level-medium

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Oct 20
  • Parking charges frozen again in Sevenoaks

    Parking charges frozen again in Sevenoaks

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    16 October 2020 Parking charges frozen again! During lockdown, Sevenoaks District Council was the first authority in Kent to remove all ch...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Oct 20
  • Test and trace support payments for workers on low incomes

    Test and trace support payments for workers on low incomes

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    15 October 2020 Test and trace support payments for workers on low incomes Support payments are now available for working people on low in...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Oct 20
  • Temporary Road Closure - St Margaret's Road, Darenth & South Darenth - 20th October 2020 for 1 day

    Temporary Road Closure - St Margaret's Road, Darenth & South Darenth - 20th October 2020 for 1 day

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    St Margaret's Road, Darenth and South Darenth will be closed for the entire length of the road. The alternative route is St Margaret...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Oct 20
  • Press Release - HSE and Council team up to ensure businesses are COVID-secure

    Press Release - HSE and Council team up to ensure businesses are COVID-secure

    South Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Lisa Johnson

    Press Release - 12 October 2020 HSE and Council team up to ensure businesses are COVID-secure Sevenoaks District Council is working wit...

    Horton Kirby & South Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Oct 20