As the 700th anniversary of Ightham Mote approaches, the National Trust have been working hard on some exciting new plans to take this special place well into the future.
If we are to continue to support the Medical Practice, we need to raise regular funds for the future.
Therefore we are planning to launch a 100 CLUB to start in January 2020. All patients (over the age of 16 years) and staff of the Practice will be invited to join.
As village residents will know, the Parish Council have commissioned a traffic consultant to advise on village-wide traffic issues, namely road speeds throughout the village. The aim is to make the entire village a 30 mph, with specific areas such as Oldbury Lane around Ightham School, a 20 mph zone.
Emergencies can affect the county with little or no notice. Being prepared can help reduce the effects on your life and your loved ones; reduce the need for support from others and enable you to support the vulnerable in your community.
At an Ightham Parish Council meeting (4/12/2018), Kent County Council’s (KCC) broadband officer confirmed that BT is highly unlikely to deliver faster broadband to Ivy Hatch in the foreseeable future.
Reuthe’s in Seal Chart, Sevenoaks, has opened its gates after months of renovation work to the historic gardens. Reuthe’s are the Lost Gardens of Sevenoaks, an acclaimed plant nursery founded in 1902 by a German plant hunter, set in 11 acres of ancient woodland, part of the horticultural miracle that is the Green Sand Ridge in the Weald of Kent.
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We are please to announce that Ightham at the Crossroads, by Jean Stirk and David Williams, (Ightham Parish Council) has won the Alan Ball Award 2016 for a hard copy Local History publication.
This short guide explains how Kent manages work to the highway and the pipes and cables below and above it. It covers the basic legislation and how quality of the finished work is monitored.
A Defibrillator has now been installed on the outside wall by the main door to the Village Hall. It is available for use by any member of the public with or without training.