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VACANCY ON THE COUNCIL
The vacancy caused by the resignation of Councillor Parker is to be filled by co-option. Any interested and eligible resident should apply to the Clerk before 6th June.
Reporting highways problems (such as pot holes) - this can be done on line at www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/what-we-look-after/roads
You can now report crimes online (as long as they haven't stolen your computer!)
TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES
Stockland Green Road , Speldhurst will be closed to through traffic, on or after 23 May 2018 for up to 3 Days. The road will be closed at Whole Road. The alternative route is via Etherington Hill - Speldhurst Hill - Barden Road - Penshurst Road - Bidborough Ridge - London Road - Speldhurst Road .The closure is necessary to enable Carriageway Patching to be carried out by KCC Highways. This Notice applies when the relevant signs and barriers are on site, and is valid for a period of no more than 5 days.
Broom Lane, Speldhurst will be closed to through traffic, on or after 25 May 2018 for up to 12 Days. The road will be closed between the junctions of Langton Road and County Boarder. The alternative route is via Langton Road - Groombridge Hill - Withyham Road - Station Road - Eridge Road - Broadwater Forest Water - Hillswood Road. The closure is necessary to enable Carriageway Repair works to be carried out by KCC Highways
Ashurst Road, Ashurst will be closed to through traffic, on or after 24 May 2018 for up to 1 Day. The road will be closed at the junction with Railway Bridge to outside the Church.The alternative route is via Ashurst Road - Groombridge Hill - Withyham Road - Station Road - Castlefields - Edenbrisge Road - Colestock Road -East Grinstead Road - Beech Green Road . The closure is necessary to enable Carriageway patching works to be carried out by KCC Highways.
Barden Road, Speldhurst – from 4 June 2018 for up to 1 day. The road will be closed outside “Long Hedges”. The alternative route is via B2176 Penshurst Road, B2176 Bidborough Ridge, A26 London Road, Speldhurst Road, Etherington Hill, Speldhurst Hill and vice versa. The closure is to enable a new electricity supply to be carried out by UK Power Networks.
Coach Road, Rusthall – From A264 Langton Road to Rusthall Road from 19 June 2018 - 09:30 to 15:30hrs for up to 2 days. Alternative route via Rusthall Road and A264 Langton Road and vice versa.
Lower Green Road, Rusthall - From Rusthall Road (crossroads) to Cranwell Road - 19 June 2018 - 09:30 to 15:30hrs for up to 2 days. Alternative route via Cranwell Road, Bretland Road and Rusthall Road and vice versa. The closures are to enable carriageway resurfacing remedial works to be carried out by KCC Highways.
A26 St John’s Road, Tunbridge Wells – from 1 August 2018 for up to 20 working nights between 21.00hrs and 06.00hrs. The road will be closed between Speldhurst Road and Culverden Park. The alternative route for all traffic under 3.5 Tonnes (Cars, Light vehicles and buses) is via Yew Tree Road, High Brooms Road, Highfield Road, Upper Grosvenor Road, Meadow Road, Goods Station Road, Grosvenor Road, A26 St Johns Road and vice versa. For All Traffic over 3.5 Tonnes (LGV’s and HGV’s) the route is via A26 London Road, A264 Church Road, A264 Crescent Road, A264 Calverley Road, A264 Pembury Road, A21 Pembury By Pass, A2014 Vauxhall Lane, A2014 Pembury Road, A26 Quarry Hill Road, A26 London Road and vice versa. The closure is to enable carriageway resurfacing to be carried out by KCC Highways.
Speldhurst Parish Council's office is situated at the Langton Green Recreation ground adjacent to the village hall.
Opening hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday 9.30am to 1pm; Wednesday 2pm to 5pm and closed on Thursday
If these hours are inconvenient please contact the clerk to make an appointment.
All Parish Councillors give their time to the community for no remuneration and the hours they spend every week on Council business are considerable. Should you wish to contact them direct their contact details are available under the Council Members page but please only call at reasonable hours and only at weekends if urgent.
To see more details about how the Parish Council operates and what it administers please go to the Parish Council page.