Category Archives: Local Services

Amenities, transport etc

Hernhill Allotments – Only 2 Plots Remaining

The village allotment scheme is now rapidly now moving towards fencing and ground breaking in time for the spring growing season.  There are now only 2 vacant plots remaining so if you are interested then please contact me soonest at Hernhill.Allotments@gmail.com. … Continue reading

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New Hernhill Parish Council website

Just to let you know that the Parish Council now has a website at www.kentparishes.gov.uk.  This is mainly to be used as a platform to publish minutes and advertise meetings.

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Hernhill Fit Club

Fit Club Mondays and Thursdays 7.30 – 8.30pm Hernhill Village Hall. £5 on the night – Just turn up! All welcome. No existing level of fitness required! Different exercises every session, e.g. circuits, boxercise, strengthening, flexibility etc. Run by Stephen … Continue reading

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Search for local planning applications & have your say

You can search for applications, view the application drawings and comment on the Planning Portal here: http://www.ukplanning.com/ukp/custom/forwards/selectandsearch.jsp?council=Swale%20Borough%20Council&fwd=search  

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Have Your Say

Electoral Review for Swale Draft Recommendations The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is carrying out an electoral review of Swale Borough Council. The Commission’s draft recommendations report for the new electoral arrangements for Swale was published on the … Continue reading

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Hernhill Allotments – Let’s grow our own.

Have you ever thought of growing your own veg? Do you think you don’t have the space to grow enough in your garden? Or have you finally been told that you can’t dig up any more of the garden as … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Yoga Classes at The Red Lion

Liz brewer will lead a course of yoga classes for beginners at The Red Lion, Mondays 8.30 – 9.30pm The eight-week course begins 9th January 2011 if you would like to join, please contact Liz at brewerliz2010@gmail.com  

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Broadband woes?

I’ve been contacted by several people lately who are experiencing very slow broadband speed in the Parish. This was raised at a Parish Council meeting in light of the money that KCC has received to help fund rural broadband projects but the … Continue reading

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Open Dawes Opens

 We are pleased to announce the launch of a new section of the Dawes Community Association:                            Education, Activities & Fun for Children, Families & Friends Open Dawes was launched in 2011 to provide a broad programme of workshops, activities … Continue reading

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Staplegate W.I.

Richard Brown will speak on digital photography at the next meeting of the Staplegate W.I. Wednesday February 9th, 7.45pm at the Village Hall.

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Hernhill Forum

http://hernhillforum.wordpress.com Hernhill Forum:  ‘Making things happen for the Hernhill community’. The hernhillforum website is a means for parents / guardians and anyone involved with young people in the community to discuss issues and events concerning their education and enrichment opportunities for both children … Continue reading

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Exchange Cafe this Friday 4th February

This Friday 4th February the Cafe will include : plant sale indoor children’s activities including ‘newspaper creations’ and a Jenga tournament – with trophy! We would be very grateful for any donations of plants. Please bring these on Friday or … Continue reading

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Cleaner needed

Cleaner needed for Village Hall to start end of March. Hours flexible, but about 2-4 hours per week. Duties include general cleaning, floor cleaning and setting of heating for hirers. Please contact David Mann Chairman of Village Hall tele 0773 … Continue reading

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DCA AGM

Next Monday Feb 22nd is the AGM of the Dawes Community Association. at 7.30pm. Anyone is welcome to attend and it would be nice to see some new faces. Also it is an opportunity to suggest any events, clubs etc … Continue reading

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Hernhill School website

The school have a new website which is based on a service from EIS. This has a lot of extra features to help the school staff keep it up to date – www.hernhill.kent.sch.uk

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DCA Committee

Several long standing members of the Dawes Community Association committee are standing down soon. We need new volunteers, preferably from the local area, to help run this very valuable charity – for website click here Please contact me here if you … Continue reading

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Computer Clinic / Website evening….?

I’m thinking of running a evening session in the Village Hall for people who have issues with their computers. The idea being to bring your own PC or laptop and get help and guidance on fixing problems or advice on … Continue reading

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Our forlorn phonebox

The old red phonebox which is tucked away beside the old retired Hernhill village shop has had some notices slapped on it by the BT. They say no longer is it viable and that they feel they must remove the … Continue reading

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Bus & Taxi Services

I had a message from Linda re public transport: “am thinking of moving to Hernhill is there a bus service into canterbury or will I be a permanent taxi?  Also – is there a local taxi service” There is a … Continue reading

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