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About Hawkhurst Parish Council

Hawkhurst Parish Council was formed 1894 and held their first meeting on 4 December 1894, Hawkhurst Parish Council has 13 councillors representing around 5,000 residents, the Council also manages many facilities in the village including the Cemeteries on Hastings Road, the KGV Sports Pavilion, Playing Fields, MUGA and Playground, the Heartenoak Playground, the allotments and the Copt Hall. Hawkhurst Parish Council aims to listen to residents and play a vital part in representing the interests of the communities we serve and improving the quality of life in the parish.

Parish Council Meetings are held monthly on the first Monday of every month, at 7:15pm in the Copt Hall, during the monthly Full Council Meeting there is a public forum, members of the public have three minutes to address the Council during the public forum and raise any matters they feel need to be brought to their attention. If a member of the public has attended because they have an interest in a particular agenda item, the Chairman of the Council or the Committee can invite them to speak prior to the item being discussed.

The Parish Council has an office at The Moor, the opening hours are as follows;

Tuesday 9.30am – 12.30pm

Wednesday 11.30am – 2.30pm

The Locum Clerk is contactable on a Monday and Friday between the hours of 11.30pm and 2.30pm on 07907022914.

The Parish Office will be open to members of the public and Councillors during these hours. If you need to speak to a member of staff outside these hours, then please book an appointment by emailing or phone using the contact the details below.

To report an issue on the road, pavement or public right of way please call 03000410410 or use Kent County Councils online portal https://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/report-a-problem.

To report an issue with bin collections, planning, or any other issues contact Tunbridge Wells Borough Council on 01892526121.

If you have any questions or wish to book an appointment, please email  office@hawkhurst-pc.gov.uk or 01580752058.

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Next Parish Council Meeting

The next Facilities and Service Committee Meeting will be held on Monday 4th Mar, 2024 at 7:15 PM

This meeting will be held at Copt Hall. Members of the public are welcome to attend, please see the agenda (when available) for more details.

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