Parish Council Elections
VACANCY FOR COUNCILLOR
Notice is hereby given that two vacancies exists in the office of Councillor on the Parish Council of Hawkhurst.
A by-election will be held if within 14 days (not counting Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, or Bank Holidays) from the date below, ten (10) electors for the parish give notice in writing claiming such an election to the Returning Officer.
The address of the Returning Officer is:
The Returning Officer, The Town Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1RS.
(Closing date: Tuesday 1st June 2021)
In the absence of such a request, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council within a period of sixty days after the date of this notice.
Further information may be obtained from the Parish Office, or email email@example.com or phone 07907 022914
Dated: 11th May 2021
Hawkhurst Parish Council
The 11 residents who stood for election all become “elected” Parish Councilors in an uncontested election – Hawkhurst Parish Councillors from 10th May
===========================================================================Parish Council to hold Annual General Meeting
Monday 17th May 2021, 7:45pm
Please use this Zoom link for the meeting
Link to agenda and reports
Due to limited capacity at the KGV Sports Pavilion we recommend that you join via the zoom link from the comfort of your home.
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
Other Council information
For latest COVID 19 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.
Please note the Hawkhurst Golf Club planning application has been taken to appeal for non determination. See attached
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