In memory of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh ( 1921 -2021)
We are deeply saddened at the news of the death of his Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
The Union Flag at the KGV Fields in Trust in Hawkhurst has been lowered to half mast and will remain so in line with protocol as a sign of respect.
In line with COVID 19 guidance, Books of Condolence will not be available for the public to sign. Members of the public wishing to express their condolences can send a message to the Royal family via the the online Book of Condolence which can be found at:
www.royal.uk or follow the link below
Parish Council Elections
11 residents stood for election, this means all 11 become “elected” Parish Councilors in an uncontested election – new Parish Councillors
There will not be a Parish Council election on the 6th May 2021.
The existing Councillors remain until the 10th May 2021 , when the new Parish Councillors take office.
There will be an Annual General Meeting on the 17th May 2021 – details to follow.
Notice of the publication of the Tunbridge Wells Borough Local Plan
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has published the Pre-Submission version of its Local Plan, which sets out proposed planning policies for development in the borough up to 2038.
It can be viewed, together with its Sustainability Appraisal, Statement of Representations Procedure, and other supporting documents, on the Council’s website at https://tunbridgewells.gov.uk/planning/planning-policy/local-plan.
It is also available for public inspection, by prior appointment only (by phoning 01892 554056), at Tunbridge Wells Gateway, 8 Grosvenor Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2AB. The Gateway is open from 9am-5pm (Monday to Friday).
There is a ten-week period during which time representations may be made. Only representations made in writing using the standard representation form (including electronically) and received within this period, which runs from 9.00am on 26 March to 5.00pm on 4 June 2021, will be considered.
Representations can be submitted as follows:
Watch a video showing you how to make representations online by clicking here
- By e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (a downloadable form is available)
- By post to Planning Policy, Planning Services, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1RS
Further details are available on the Local Plan pages of the Council’s website, as above.
If you have any queries or are seeking assistance, please email email@example.com or telephone 01892 554056.
Hawkhurst Parish Council current working arrangements
The office is closed but staff are working from home checking the phone messages weekly.
Best to email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the office mobile 07907 022914
We value your feedback
For latest COVID 19 information
Parish Council to hold remote Council meetings
Monday 19th April 2021, 7:45pm
Please use this Zoom link for the meeting
Other Council information
HAWKHURST GOLF CLUB COMMUNITY RIGHT TO BID
URGENT – we need your support for the Parish Community Right to Bid application by contacting email@example.com with details of your use of the Hawkhurst Golf Club over the years – playing golf, attending meetings, Christmas lunches, U3A classes or fitness classes etc
It is important that as many of you as possible contacts firstname.lastname@example.org to support the Community Right to Bid.
Reporting Crime and Anti – Social Behaviour.
If anyone has seen a crime or antisocial behaviour please report direct to the Kent Police. They often require a date / time / location / description and photos if you have any.
Air Quality Matters
After years of Hawkhurst Parish Council lobbying Tunbridge Wells Borough Council on air pollution in Hawkhurst, they have at last identified an issue with air quality in Hawkhurst.
They have set up a dedicated web page for Hawkhurst
This includes Frequently Asked Questions
Hawkhurst Parish Council will continue to push for answers and improvement in air quality, you will soon be consulted by TWBC on an air quality action plan to improve air quality in Hawkhurst. It is important that you take part and make your voice heard.
1st Saturday of every Month 9am – 12pm in Royal Oak Car Park
An accessibility menu for the website can be opened by clicking on the little Green figure at the top left corner of every page. It is a user way accessibility widget.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and
developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of
conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The Hawkhurst Parish Website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA.
Note links from our website to other websites may or may not have accessibility statement.
Information on complaints or comments received by the Parish Council regarding accessibility can be sent to the Parish Clerk email@example.com