Emergency Plan – help needed

The Plan is now complete and ready to be implemented in the event of a parish-wide emergency (which we all hope won’t happen).  All that is now needed is a coordinator to check the plan on a regular basis and update it if there are any changes in names, phone numbers, vulnerable individuals, individuals with […]

Temporary Road Closure – Pilgrims Way – from 7 February 2018

To allow cabling works to be carried out to replace overhead power lines, Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on part of Pilgrims Way, Brabourne, near Ashford. A closure is planned from Wednesday 7 February 2018 with estimated completion by 7 March 2018. Pilgrims Way will be closed between […]

Hospital Field

The appeal for Hospital Field starts next week – Gladman is appealing to the Planning Inspectorate against ABC’s refusal to grant planning permission for the 125 homes. The appeal is being heard in the council chamber at Civic Centre, Ashford and begins at 10am on Tuesday 9th – it is scheduled to run Tues-Fri next […]

Emergency Plan

The Plan is now complete and ready to be implemented in the event of a parish-wide emergency (which we all hope won’t happen).  All that is now needed is a coordinator to check the plan on a regular basis and update it if there are any changes in names, phone numbers, vulnerable individuals, individuals with […]

Smeeth Parish Council Minutes 2017

Click here to download Minutes of the meeting held on 10th January Click here to download Minutes of the meeting held on 11th January Click here to download Minutes of the Annual Parish meeting held on 15th March Click here to download Minutes of the meeting held on 15th March Click here to download Minutes […]

Smeeth War Memorial

More discussion have been taking place over the past few weeks with regard to the refurbishment of the Smeeth War Memorial and estimates have been received for the work on the monument itself and a further estimate for the clearing and redesigning of the present site is expected soon.   Once all the cost implication are available, it is […]

Village Protection Policy

The Policy was drafted by planning consultants using data collected by residents and – as noted at the Parish Council meetings – core elements of the Policy will be incorporated into the borough Local Plan to 2030; it will therefore be taken into account when planning decisions are made. Click here to download the Village Protection […]

Applying for local needs housing

Anyone wishing to apply for Local Needs or Social Housing in the parish must first ensure that they are registered with Ashford Borough Council; the process is managed by Kent Homechoice, the choice-based lettings scheme for all council and housing association homes in Kent. The Borough Council publishes details of available properties that enable applicants […]