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  • M25 Junction 2 Hawley Road Bridge, Hawley, Kent - Structure Repairs and Maintenance

    M25 Junction 2 Hawley Road Bridge, Hawley, Kent - Structure Repairs and Maintenance

    19th June 2021

    M25 Junction 2 Hawley Road Bridge, Hawley, Kent Structure Repairs and Maintenance Appended below is the full text of a Press Release from the contractor who will be carrying out this work. Whilst the work is taking place outside the Parish it has the potential to cause considerable issues with the normal traffic flow for the duration of the works from Monday 21 June 2021 to the planned completion in early November 2021. Further information is available from the Contractor by either by phone or e-mail alerts by following the instructions at the end of the Press Release. Press Release from Highways Englandís Maintenance Contractor <<Begins>> Connect Plus Services works on behalf of Highways England to manage, operate and maintain the M25 and its linking roads, as well as the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing. Weíre writing to inform you about essential maintenance work taking place from Monday 21 June 2021 to the bridge which carries the M25 over Hawley...

  • Farningham Woods and Oriental Chestnut Gall Wasp

    Farningham Woods and Oriental Chestnut Gall Wasp

    17th June 2021

    In 2015 the Oriental Chestnut Gall Wasp (OCGW: Dryocosmus kuriphilus) was discovered in the Woods. This was the first recorded incidence in the United Kingdom. OCGW is an insect pest which stimulates gall production on the leaves and buds of sweet chestnut trees which constitute a very...

  • Friends of Farningham - The Great British Clean-up Saturday 5 June 2021

    Friends of Farningham - The Great British Clean-up Saturday 5 June 2021

    7th June 2021

    Friends of Farningham had a very rewarding day on Saturday and were also delighted to welcome another new member to our group and the return of a long-standing member. Ken, Ray and Jacki worked on the riverside path from The Lion through to the A20 bridge, making it easier to walk through by...

  • Friends of Farningham - Saturday 1 May 2021

    Friends of Farningham - Saturday 1 May 2021

    3rd May 2021

    A bright and crisp morning helped produce a good turnout for our first Friends of Farningham meet of the season on Saturday. It was good to finally get together again after such a long period of enforced inactivity due to the restrictions of the Covid pandemic. Seven of us concentrated on...

  • Friends of Farningham & The Great British Spring Clean

    Friends of Farningham & The Great British Spring Clean

    17th April 2021

    Friends of Farningham, the Parish Councilís village clean-up group, is making a later start to the 2021 season because of the Covid-19 lockdown rules and regulations and the plan is to gather for the first time on Saturday, 1st May, 10am at the Village Hall. Thereafter it will be the third...

  • HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

    HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

    10th April 2021

    Members and Officers of Farningham Parish Council express their sincere condolences on the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness served the country with distinction for seven decades, serving in the armed forces, representing the nation on the...

  • VANDALISM at FARNINGHAM WOODS

    VANDALISM at FARNINGHAM WOODS

    13th March 2021

    Over the last week Farningham Woods has received a spate of vandalism. For a while Sevenoaks District Council (SDC) have been trying to stop and discourage illegal 4x4 drivers, quads and motor-bikes from joyriding the woods (which is quite difficult when it has a Byway running through the middle...

  • Farningham Village Electric Vehicle Charging Point Update

    Farningham Village Electric Vehicle Charging Point Update

    17th January 2021

    Farningham Parish Councilís (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...

  • 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 yearsí 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...

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