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VILLAGE HALL CARPARK CLOSED TUESDAY 18th Jan. The carpark will be closed to all traffic from 10pm Monday 17th, and all day Tuesday 18th, to enable white lining to be carried out

The plot thickens - after  Senior Planning Officer Ian Bailey's sudden resignation just before Christmas, we now have the sudden suspension of Cllr David Lettington, Cabinet Member for Planning. He and Ian were the driving force behind Borough Green Garden City, and the rest of the deeply flawed Local Plan. It may well be completely unrelated to the Local Plan, but who else do they have with the experience and knowledge to take on the role? This definitely plays right into our hands. I have offered the TMBC Leader my services as Cabinet Member for Planning   😊 .

Christmas Lights - could this be the last year that we see Borough Green's magnificent Christmas Lights? The lights are funded by public donations, and grants from the Parish Council andTMBC. But TMBC are in dire straights financially, and it would not be surprising if their grant was stopped. Add to that KCC Highways have now decided they want to charge us £1750 for "safety checks" and "annual permits" for the lighting columns we use, the situation will get very difficult. The money KCC want is the same as the Parish Grant or the public donations, so we will be paying again for something KCC already charges a huge amount of Council Tax. We will be fighting this robustly.

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 VILLAGE INTEREST

 WAR MEMORIAL     MEMORIAL BENCHES     CORONATION OAK     NEW QUARRY HILL TREE 

(more at www.boroughgreen.gov.uk Green Spaces ) 

FOOTPATHS & PROWs - We have a great network of local paths for walking

AERIAL PICTURES OF BG

SEWAGE FINAL ? UPDATE 3rd Sept 2021

FLOODING Wrotham Rd, Lingfield Rd & Basted Mill

QUARRY HILL PLANTER    NEW WOODLAND POTTERS MEDE

POTTERS MEDE 2013 BUILD

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ISLES QUARRY WEST - THE WHOLE STORY AND - THE SMOKING GUN

KENT MESSENGER CONTAMINATION

A-Z Pearsall Place THE HENRY SIMMONDS PH - Sainsbury

JOCO PIT - TOLSEY MEAD

Borough Green Sandpits               LANDFILL SITES    

AIR QUALITY

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STREETNAMES What's in a name? - Have a look, please email me any additions and corrections.

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VILLAGE HALL 50th ANNIVERSARY-  [Report and pictures]

VILLAGE HALL BUILD 1964              POTTERS MEDE OLD PICTURES

RECREATION GROUND PAVILION             PARISH CHURCH HALL

THE ROCK TAVERN         RED LION ROUNDABOUT

WILLARD TRANSPORT

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Below : At least she will be able to tell her children what it was like before the bulldozers moved in and changed this into 3000 houses.

Photo & words courtesy Bryan Rawlins Click picture to enlarge

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Apparently there was a meeting of High Level Council Leaders and the like, discussing Proposed Boundary changes. Leader of Sevenoaks said that it was likely that Ightham, Wrotham and Stansted would become part of Sevenoaks, and someone asked "Why not Borough Green?". The Leader of Sevenoaks Council said :

" Borough Green? - NEVER - Borough Green is trouble on steroids".

I feel so proud, should we adopt this as a Village Coat of Arms?

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What does My Parish Council ever do for me? Well here's Barry and me, Christmas Eve, clearing fallen trees from Thong Lane.

 

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Its not always sunny in Borough Green, although it usually feels like it

 

 

  

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