Ashford Recycling Centre

Please be aware that the Ashford Recycling Centre will be closed from close of business on Monday 31st of August and will reopen on the 21st of September. Household collections will not be impacted as KCC have provided a local disposal facility for the Ashford collection vehicles. However, the HWRC being closed means residents will … Read more

Village Fete 2019

Shadoxhurst Harvest Fete is planned for Sunday 29th September 2019.  Please keep the date free. The village is holding another fete this year – are you able to spare three hours either 9.30am – 12.30pm or 12.30pm – 3.30pm to help out? There will be a variety of roles to help including running games for … Read more

Developments in a HMRC Scam

There has been a large increase in reports of scam phone calls from people claiming to be HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). How it works:  The scammer claims there an overdue tax bill or the resident has been overpaid tax credits. They say the resident must pay up immediately or they will be taken to … Read more

Kent Highways’ Winter Roads Preparations

Long dark days means KCC Highways, who maintain the roads and lanes, receive many enquiries throughout the seasons about road conditions. Please read this winter service information letter from KCC and see how you can help prevent road and travel problems. NOTE:-  The weblinks shown in the letter are as follows: http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/what-we-look-after/winter-service https://www.gov.uk/clear-snow-road-path-cycleway http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/report-a-problem and … Read more

Bogus Overseas Contacts & Officers

Neighbourhood Watch are aware that fraudsters are contacting overseas students and visitors who are in the UK via their mobile phone or social network account and purporting to represent UK or foreign law enforcement. After fraudsters have claimed to work with their respective embassy or government, they tell the victim that there is evidence in … Read more