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National speed limit sign at entrance to Oldbury Lane

Community Speed Watch Scheme Co-ordinator

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.

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Household Emergency Plan front cover with three images of snow, floods and traffic

Household Emergency Plan

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.

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Reuthes - rhododendren

Reuthe’s, the Lost Gardens of Sevenoaks

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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Ightham at the Crossroads book cover

Ightham at the Crossroads

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.

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