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. Read more Reuthe’s, the Lost Gardens of Sevenoaks
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.
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. Read more Household Emergency Plan
The easy way to report crime. Go to www.kent.police.uk/report. Report a crime / incident or non-injury collision in minutes. Receive your confirmation email and reference number immediately. Read more Kent Police – Report Crime Online
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. Read more Ightham at the Crossroads
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. Read more How Roadworks are Managed – A short guide from the KCC
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. Read more Ightham Village Defibrillator
Highway drains help to keep water off the highway and make it safe for drivers and other road users. Kent Highways look after drains, ponds and lagoons, pumping stations and soakaways. Read more Drainage