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April Newsletter from Patrik Garten

Monthly Newsletter from our Ward MBC Councillor

The latest monthly newsletter by our Ward MBC Councillor Patrik Garten considers electoral reform, idling vehicles, and some very new technology using artificial intelligence used to detect littering in Maidstone.

Village clean-up – 9th April

Help clean up the village and its surrounding roads! It would be good to tidy up around village hall and the play area as well so we would welcome some extra volunteers! If you would like to help, let me know on or on 01622 884233. Tea and cakes can be provided as well as …

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Defibrillator news

Great news! Kate Joy has taken this on and has got a KCC members grant from Shellina Prendergast for the full cost. It will be installed in the old telephone box and should be installed around October, all being well. We will in future years have to fundraise for maintenance but this should not be …

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Highsted Park update

Attached are some notes of the meeting at the village hall on the 29th July. Since then, the planning application has been completed and can be found on the Mid Kent website. There is a Facebook post from Monique Bonney, a Swale Councillor, on the following link. We have until 17th September to respond although …

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Annual statement of ‘No accounts’ 2021

It is a legal requirement that the ‘Annual statement of no accounts’ is published. We have not spent anything as a Parish but this has been in the account for many years. It has been agreed at an Annual Parish Meeting the balance will go towards Village Hall works in due course.

Park Farm agricultural building

Here again is an application for an agricultural building at ‘Park Farm’. Unlike the Ringlestone application there has hitherto been no evidence of farming carried out there recently. The application is 21/503270/AGRIC.

Monthly newsletter from our MBC ward councillor

Patrik writes a regular column in his own inimitable style! He is a great supporter of Wormshill. Read all about what he and MBC have been doing in his download.

Kent Rural Police update

These arise rather sporadically but are always interesting and contrary to popular perception, show the police are very active in the area capturing various ne’er-do-wells… They are often a good read – it would seem often that ‘its the usual suspects’…

Planning consultation – Ringlestone Meadow Ringlestone Road Harrietsham Kent ME17 1NX

My first post for 15 months! There is a planning application for the above – 21/501981/FULL – behind the Ringlestone Inn. Whilst not quite in our parish, I’m sure people will be interested. The applicant is a legitimate farmer and all the details are set out in the application.

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