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Darenth Parish Council

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  • Waste & Recycling Collections during the Coronavirus outbreak

    Waste & Recycling Collections during the Coronavirus outbreak

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, The Parish Council is aware of potential problems regarding waste and recycling collections. Residents are reminded to visit...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Apr 20
  • COVID-19 and support with Universal Credit

    COVID-19 and support with Universal Credit

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, Please see information regarding COVID-19 and help with Universal Credit. We hope this is useful.

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Apr 20
  • COVID-19 Trading Standards information

    COVID-19 Trading Standards information

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    The following information has been received from Kent County Council's Trading Standards. Dear Kent Resident, Re: Scams Advice During ...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Apr 20
  • KENT TOGETHER - HELPLINE LAUNCHED BY KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

    KENT TOGETHER - HELPLINE LAUNCHED BY KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    A 24 hour helpline has been set up to support vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help, supplies or medication. The helpline – ...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Apr 20
  • Public Health England - Coronavirus update

    Public Health England - Coronavirus update

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that, as of 9am on 27 March 2020, a total of 113,777 people have been tested, ...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Mar 20
  • St Margaret's Church - Do you need help?

    St Margaret's Church - Do you need help?

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, Please see attached information which the Church and Parish Council hope you are able to share in the community.

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Mar 20
  • Dartford Together - caring for our community

    Dartford Together - caring for our community

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    COVID-19 and our community Dartford Borough Council is working to support local families, voluntary groups and businesses through these cha...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Mar 20
  • Coronavirus - Keeping safe when visiting allotment sites

    Coronavirus - Keeping safe when visiting allotment sites

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, With Coronavirus pandemic ongoing, you will be aware that the situation has changed regarding how much time we are to spend ...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Mar 20
  • Advice Together Partnership Service Updates and Local Information DARTFORD

    Advice Together Partnership Service Updates and Local Information DARTFORD

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    You may find the following advice guidance useful: Advice Together Partnership: Dartford Area Advice Services Updates During Coronavirus Ou...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Mar 20
  • Council Facilities Closed

    Council Facilities Closed

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, The Council's Chairman has taken the decision to close both Darenth Hall and Waller Park Pavilion facilities to private ...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 20
  • Advice from UK Power Networks

    Advice from UK Power Networks

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    The following advice has been received from UKPN: What we're doing to keep your electricity running - Many are concerned about the ong...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 20
  • Neighbourhood Watch announces Community Action Response

    Neighbourhood Watch announces Community Action Response

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, Neighbourhood Watch has announced the launch of Community Action Response to encourage everyone to do what they can to suppo...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 20
  • Return of Rural Police Officer

    Return of Rural Police Officer

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    It has recently been announced that PC Tony Quilter has returned as the Rural Police Officer for Dartford. Tony can be contacted by telephon...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 20
  • Lower Thames Crossing Supplementary Consultation extended to 2 April 2020

    Lower Thames Crossing Supplementary Consultation extended to 2 April 2020

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    The following information has been received in respect of the Lower Thames Crossing Consultation:   This is an unprecedented and unse...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 20
  • Public Health England update and useful links

    Public Health England update and useful links

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Please see the update below from Public Health England: The public information campaign has been updated with the a variety of digital, s...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 20
  • Coronavirus information and updated news from Citizens Advice

    Coronavirus information and updated news from Citizens Advice

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Please see information from Citizens Advice: As the outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19) and associated measures continue to develop, we want...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 20
  • CANCELLED BOROUGH COUNCIL GUIDED WALKS PROGRAMME 2020

    CANCELLED BOROUGH COUNCIL GUIDED WALKS PROGRAMME 2020

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    The Borough Council has regrettably notified cancellation of forthcoming events at Darenth Country Park as part of its Guided Walks Programm...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 20
  • Office Closure

    Office Closure

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, In light of the rapid spread of coronavirus and in line with public advice, the Parish Office is closed until further notice...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Mar 20
  • Generous donation allows bench replacement at Watchgate

    Generous donation allows bench replacement at Watchgate

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Two benches have been replaced at Watchgate following a kind donation from the former Darenth Fete Committee. The Parish Council is particul...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Mar 20
  • Easter Egg Hunt - CANCELLED

    Easter Egg Hunt - CANCELLED

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Due to the current extenuating circumstances regarding the rapid spread of coronavirus, Dartford Borough Council have had to cancel the plan...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Mar 20
  • John Lawson Easter Circus cancelled for the first time in over 25 years due to Coronavirus pandemic

    John Lawson Easter Circus cancelled for the first time in over 25 years due to Coronavirus pandemic

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Sadly, due to the current situation regarding the Coronavirus pandemic, John Lawson's Circus has been forced to cancel this year's v...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Mar 20
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Useful links from Public Health England South East

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Useful links from Public Health England South East

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    For up-to-date information and advice, please use the following helpful links: Number of UK cases and latest figures - updated at 2pm every...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Mar 20
  • Parish Council Meeting CANCELLED

    Parish Council Meeting CANCELLED

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, The Parish Council hopes that you and your loved ones are safe during this unprecedented time as the COVID-19 pandemic conti...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Mar 20
  • The Great British Spring Clean postponed until SEPTEMBER 2020

    The Great British Spring Clean postponed until SEPTEMBER 2020

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    The Great British SEPTEMBER Clean 11-27 September 2020 Everyone at Keep Britain Tidy has been absolutely blown away by your suppo...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Mar 20
  • Thames Water Utilities Limited - Notice of minor capital works

    Thames Water Utilities Limited - Notice of minor capital works

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, The Parish Council has received advance notification of minor capital works under S159 Notice of Works Water Industry Act 19...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Mar 20
  • Message from Gareth Johnson MP - Special Bulletin

    Message from Gareth Johnson MP - Special Bulletin

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Coronavirus - Covid-19 During the Coronavirus crisis, my regular bulletins will be suspended and I will instead be providing you with updat...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Mar 20
  • Published: Council Agenda - MARCH 2020

    Published: Council Agenda - MARCH 2020

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    MEETING OF DARENTH PARISH COUNCIL Wednesday 18 March 2020, 7:30pm - Waller Park Pavilion, Wood Lane, Darenth DA2 7LR   58/03/20:&nbs...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Mar 20
  • COVID-19 | Stay Safe During Your GBS Spring Clean

    COVID-19 | Stay Safe During Your GBS Spring Clean

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Great British Spring Clean guidance  The aim of the Great British Spring Clean is for communities ...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Mar 20
  • Public Health England Coronavirus update - COVID19 useful links

    Public Health England Coronavirus update - COVID19 useful links

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    PHE South East Coronavirus (COVID-19) links Number of UK cases and latest figures - updated at 2pm every day: https://www.gov.uk/guidanc...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Mar 20
  • Environmental Crime in Darenth - can you help?

    Environmental Crime in Darenth - can you help?

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    A recent report of fly-tipping at Ladywood Road has been reported. CCTV in the area is currently being viewed but if you have any informatio...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Mar 20
  • Kent County Council Coronavirus statement

    Kent County Council Coronavirus statement

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Kent County Council is working in close partnership with all organisations to ensure health and social care systems are prepared for further...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Mar 20
  • Public Health England Coronavirus update

    Public Health England Coronavirus update

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Please see the following update below from Public Health England, which was issued at 1700 on Friday 6 March: The Department of Health an...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Mar 20
  • Update from Public Health England - 04 March 2020

    Update from Public Health England - 04 March 2020

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

      The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that as of 9am 4 March a total of 16,659 people have been tested in ...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Mar 20
  • Temporary Road Closure - A2260 Ebbsfleet Gateway, Ebbsfleet Valley - 30th March 2020 for 5 nights between 21.00hrs and 05.00hrs

    Temporary Road Closure - A2260 Ebbsfleet Gateway, Ebbsfleet Valley - 30th March 2020 for 5 nights between 21.00hrs and 05.00hrs

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    A2260 Ebbsfleet Gateway, Ebbsfleet Valley will be closed between International Way and Southfleet Road roundabout. The alternativ...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Mar 20
  • THE GREAT DARTFORD SCHOOLS LITTERPICK 2020

    THE GREAT DARTFORD SCHOOLS LITTERPICK 2020

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    The Parish Council, along with Greenlands Primary School is very pleased to be supporting the 2020 Great Dartford Schools Litter pick!

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Mar 20
  • CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES

    CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Public Health England and Kent County Council statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in Kent Specialists from Public Health England (PHE) are ...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Mar 20
  • Refuse, Recycling and Garden Waste - collection day details

    Refuse, Recycling and Garden Waste - collection day details

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Following recent changes to Household Waste, Recycling and Garden Waste collection days, more information can be found by visiting the Dartf...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Mar 20
  • FORTHCOMING TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES

    FORTHCOMING TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Please see details below for forthcoming temporary road closures for Dartford and Gravesham. Temporary Road Closures – Various R...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Mar 20
  • Court win means NHS can move forward with vital improvements to stroke services in Kent and Medway

    Court win means NHS can move forward with vital improvements to stroke services in Kent and Medway

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Please see update from NHS Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley CCG in respect of The Kent & Medway Stroke Network: The High Court has emp...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Feb 20
  • NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY - DARENTH VALLEY WARD

    NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY - DARENTH VALLEY WARD

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Following the resignation of Councillor Ian Armitt, a vacancy has arisen in the Darenth Valley Ward of Darenth Parish Council.  Any TE...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 20
  • SAD DEPARTURE OF MUCH RESPECTED COUNCILLOR

    SAD DEPARTURE OF MUCH RESPECTED COUNCILLOR

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    It is with regret that Darenth Parish Council announces the resignation of Councillor Ian Armitt, Member for Darenth Valley Ward. After serv...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 20
  • PARISH COUNCIL SET TO MARK 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF VE-DAY

    PARISH COUNCIL SET TO MARK 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF VE-DAY

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, The 75th Anniversary of V.E. Day is almost upon us and you are encouraged to celebrate the occasion where memories of famili...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 20
  • MESSY CHURCH AT ST MARGARET'S - DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

    MESSY CHURCH AT ST MARGARET'S - DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Here are details for St Margaret's Messy Church for 2020! A great was to get to know God and one another through creativity!

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 20
  • St Margaret's Church - A Wealth of Wonder in the Heart of Darenth Community

    St Margaret's Church - A Wealth of Wonder in the Heart of Darenth Community

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    St Margaret’s: a Church for the Community St Margaret’s Church is an ancient and beautiful Grade I listed Church of England par...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 20
  • The Learning Shop - Opportunities at Bluewater

    The Learning Shop - Opportunities at Bluewater

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dear Resident, If you are looking for work and live in the local area, Bluewater has a great deal to offer! With positions in fashion bout...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 20
  • DON'T MISS OUT! LAST FEW TICKETS REMAINING FOR THIS WEEK'S SHOWING OF 'THE FULL MONTY'

    DON'T MISS OUT! LAST FEW TICKETS REMAINING FOR THIS WEEK'S SHOWING OF 'THE FULL MONTY'

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Please show your support for Darenth-based Swanley Light Opera Group who are performing The Full Monty this week. Please see poster for deta...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Feb 20
  • FAMILY FUN  AT CHARITY BEETLE DRIVE IN AID OF ST MARGARET'S CHURCH

    FAMILY FUN AT CHARITY BEETLE DRIVE IN AID OF ST MARGARET'S CHURCH

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Join in the Family Fun at St Margaret's Church Darenth on Saturday 29 February 2020. This charity event is being held in aid of the chur...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Feb 20
  • Temporary 20mph & 40mph Speed Limits – Various Roads, Dartford & Gravesham – from 9 March 2020 for up to 18 months

    Temporary 20mph & 40mph Speed Limits – Various Roads, Dartford & Gravesham – from 9 March 2020 for up to 18 months

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    SCHEDULE   DARTFORD MILTON ROAD, SOUTHFLEET Speed restrictions (40mph and 20mph) to be in force between Church Road to Sweyne Road ...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Feb 20
  • Dartford Borough Council calls for ‘Local Heroes’ to support the Great Dartford Litterpick

    Dartford Borough Council calls for ‘Local Heroes’ to support the Great Dartford Litterpick

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Dartford Council is throwing it’s support behind Keep Britain Tidy’s ‘Great British Spring Clean’ campaign and is en...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Feb 20
  • The Lower Thames Crossing consultation - Your invitation to have your say

    The Lower Thames Crossing consultation - Your invitation to have your say

    Darenth, Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Ellen Mote

    Have your say on changes to the Lower Thames Crossing We want to hear your views about the changes we have made to the proposed Lo...

    Darenth Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Feb 20