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  • Farningham Village Electric Vehicle Charging Point Update

    Farningham Village Electric Vehicle Charging Point Update

    17th January 2021

    Farningham Parish Council’s (FPC) proposal to take advantage of a Kent County Council grant for the installation of an Electric Vehicle charging point will not now be going ahead. The grant is dependent upon the installation being placed on community land, and the Council proposed that the installation be in the car park belonging to FPC at Farningham Village Hall . The Council polled all Parishioners on our circulation list last September and a significant majority of respondents were in favour of the project. The Village Hall Committee is unfortunately not in favour however, and very reluctantly therefore the Council feels it inappropriate to continue with the project. FPC will however continue to look for future similar opportunities that may be viable. ...

  • Covid Vaccination Centres

    Covid Vaccination Centres

    13th January 2021

    NHS Kent & Medway Announcement on Covid-19 Vaccination Centres The NHS across Kent and Medway are working hard to establish vaccination services for all areas. The vaccination services for more than 90% of our 200 GP practices have now been confirmed and the majority have started vaccinating. ...

  • Farningham Parish Council appoints new Clerk

    Farningham Parish Council appoints new Clerk

    29th November 2020

    As you may already know our Clerk Jane Grey retires on 30th November after many years’ service to the community. We send Jane all our very best wishes for her retirement. We are delighted to say that her replacement Amanda Barlow joined us last week and will take over fully from Jane on...

  • End of an era

    13th November 2020

    The Parish Clerk, Jane Gray, will bring the curtain down on 29 years’ service to our village when she attends her final Parish Council meeting on December 2. Jane has decided to take a well-earned retirement and with husband Ian plans to spend more time with their two sons and families, which...

  • Parish Council returns to full strength

    Parish Council returns to full strength

    13th November 2020

    Following the resignation of Councillor Hirons the Council is now back to full strength with the appointment of Sam Pointer. Sam has lived in Farningham for seven years and has a strong interest in heritage and restoration. We were delighted to have such a strong interest in the position and...

  • Hills Lane, Knatts Valley Road Closure

    Hills Lane, Knatts Valley Road Closure

    12th November 2020

    Hills Lane, Knatts Valley Road will be closed to through traffic for up to seven days from 12 November, between Goodbury Road and Knatts Valley Road. The road closure is to enable Kent County Council to remove fly tipping from the road. ...

  • Fort Farningham

    Fort Farningham

    7th November 2020

    Somewhere near Pedham Place and sited to give a commanding field of fire over the Darent Valley, are the almost complete remains of an interesting military building constructed towards the end of the 19th century. Whilst often referred to as a "fort" it is in fact one of a series of defended...

  • Eynsford Fireworks 7th. November 2020

    Eynsford Fireworks 7th. November 2020

    15th October 2020

    Eynsford Fireworks 7th. November 2020 After over 40 years the Village Fireworks show will take place at 7PM sharp; the story and the details written by a Riverside Players Thespian are on the JustGiving site: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/richard-frankson The location of the firing...

  • Recent Poll on siting charging points for Electric Vehicles in the Village

    Recent Poll on siting charging points for Electric Vehicles in the Village

    15th October 2020

    The Results are in! Recent Poll on siting charging points for Electric Vehicles in the Village We recently polled parishioners to gauge interest in siting charging points for Electric Vehicles in the Village, the poll has now closed, and the results are in. When asked the question, "Would...

  • Vacancy for Parish Clerk

    Vacancy for Parish Clerk

    8th October 2020

    Vacancy for Parish Clerk - upon the retirement of the current incumbent Ideally the new Parish Clerk will know Farningham well and have experience of working as a Parish Clerk or Assistant, but training and support can be provided. The role could suit someone already working part-time as a...

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