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  • New Address for Correspondence

    8th January 2022

    Whilst the Council does not have an Office, you may write to us at: Farningham Parish Council, PO Box 543, FARNINGHAM, Dartford, Kent DA1 9UT ...

  • Farningham Village - Traffic Calming

    20th December 2021

    Farningham Village – Traffic Calming As previously reported Farningham Parish Council (FPC) has been investigating various traffic calming schemes for the Village and have met with Kent County Council (KCC) who are the regulatory body for traffic issues. Initially we are seeking...

  • Vacancy for Parish Clerk

    8th December 2021

    Vacancy for Parish Clerk Farningham Parish Council (FPC) have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk. Farningham is a small Parish, and this is a part time role requiring 15 hours per week. The role is home based as FPC have no office premises. Council meetings take place once per month in the...

  • Sevenoaks District Council - Draft Local Plan

    15th October 2021

    Sevenoaks District Council (SDC) are formulating a new Local Plan which is a requirement of central government. The previous iteration of the Plan was rejected by the Planning Inspectorate after a lengthy legal dispute. As part of the process SDC are conducting a Landscape Character Study and...

  • Farningham Day - Saturday 4 September 2021 - 11am -3pm Market Meadow/Village Hall

    10th July 2021

    After a long 18 months we have an opportunity for Farningham residents to get together again. Join us for a variety of activities including: barbeque, tea and cakes, a dog show children's activities and entertainment,live music, a jigsaw puzzle exchange, a beer tent ...and much more. Entry...

  • 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...

  • 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

    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

    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

    17th April 2021

    Friends of Farningham, the Parish Council's 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...

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