Category: News

  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

    1926 – 2022 It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Her Majesty the Queen. Church ServiceSunday 18th September at St Laurence Church, The Moor, Hawkhurst – the Parish Eucharist Service during the Period of Mourning  will be celebrated at 10am. Everyone welcome as we give thanks for and remember the Queen. […]

  • Community Champion recognised with County Award

    Ellen Neville, our very own Community Champion has been recognised for all her hard work in setting up and developing the Community Fridge / Pantry project in Hawkhurst. Her nomination stated; Ellen Neville is a long term resident of Hawkhurst who has made positive contributions to areas such as Hawkhurst Primary School and the Scouts […]

  • Mrs Norma Long celebrates 100 years young and counting

    Councillor Clare Escombe, Chairman of Hawkhurst Parish Council, said “It is with great delight that we are bestowing the title of Honorary Freewoman of the Parish of Hawkhurst to Mrs. Norma Long who is 100 years young and counting on the 1st March 2021.” Norma has spent her whole life living and working in Hawkhurst. […]

  • A little Christmas cheer

    Councillor Martin Taylor-Smith, Vice Chairman of Hawkhurst Parish Council, said “The Council have been supporting the Hawkhurst Community Support Group since the pandemic started and we have decided to contribute £2,650 “Hardship Fund” to HCSG to support the community, especially the Food 4 Families fund in Hawkhurst. Food 4 Families are working with more than […]

  • Parish Council Donates PPE to local care homes

    – stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives Hawkhurst Parish Council made a donation of PPE to support Bowles Lodge and Hawkhurst House this week. Councillor Clare Escombe, chairman, Hawkhurst Parish Council said: “In Hawkhurst we have two care homes doing amazing work in the current crisis and one of our suppliers delivered a […]

  • Hawkhurst celebrates 75th Anniversary of VE Day

    stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives – Hawkhurst residents are pulling together to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day. Councillor Clare Escombe, chairman, Hawkhurst Parish Council said: “In Hawkhurst, as elsewhere, we are getting used to “lockdown” but it has only been 5 weeks – image how you would feel after 5 […]

  • Hawkhurst Parish Council – our community beating the virus together

    Hawkhurst residents are pulling together and creating a model for community support that is spreading across the county. Commenting on the establishment of a community support group, Councillor Clare Escombe, chairman, Hawkhurst Parish Council said: “In Hawkhurst, as elsewhere, there has been a wonderful community response to the coronavirus crisis from people eager to help […]

  • High Court to consider White House planning application

    Commenting on the High Court’s decision to grant permission for a Judicial Review of the White House planning permission Councillor Clare Escombe, chairman, Hawkhurst Parish Council said: “We are pleased that the High Court considers that we have an arguable case and have granted permission to proceed with a Judicial Review of Tunbridge Wells Borough […]

  • Support our Local Business

    stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives – Hawkhurst residents are pulling together and supporting local business. Many local businesses have moved to online bookings with delivery or click and collect creating a new model for community shopping. We want to thank all the local businesses – too numerous to mention all of them […]

  • KGV Tennis Court update.

    The upgrade of the Tennis Courts at King George V Playing Field started on Tuesday 17th March 2020. However, work has temporarily been suspended due to the COVID 19 crisis and will be completed as soon as possible. The Facilities are closed and should not be used. We appreciate your understanding.