All the very latest news as we become aware of it…

Annual Town Meeting

February 14, 2019

The Annual Town Meeting is Monday 4th March, 8pm in the WI Hall. Edenbridge residents are encouraged to attend and feel free to ask questions. This is a great opportunity to voice your thoughts or concerns for the Town. Speakers at the meeting so far will include: Cllr Peter Lake, KCC Councillor A representative from […]

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Local Plan Responses

January 30, 2019

If you would like to see the responses made by the members of the Town Council to the Local Plan consultation and additional site between Hartfield and Hever Road, please click here It was good to see so many residents at the meeting on Monday night and to hear your comments and opinions. Please make […]

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Local Plan Draft Response

January 24, 2019

To see the Town Council’s draft response to Local Plan (Section 19) please click here  The responses are in two batches.  They will be discussed by members at the Extra Ordinary Council meeting at 7.15 on Monday 28 January at Rickards Hall. Residents are welcome to attend and will have the opportunity to speak in […]

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Local Plan Response

January 21, 2019

An extra Council meeting will be held at 7.15pm on Monday 28 January where the  response to the Local Plan consultation will be agreed.  These comments will be sent to the District Council for consideration by the Inspector at the Examination, later this year.  Please make sure your own comments are submitted to SDC by […]

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Council Tax

January 17, 2019

The Edenbridge element of the Council Tax has been agreed and is a 2.99% increase on the Band D rate, a rise of £4.19 to £144.33.  This money is used to run the local council services and includes maintaining Stangrove and Blossoms Parks, the Cemetery, Lingfield Road Recreation Ground, two allotment sites and four children’s […]

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Spitals Cross Playground – Refurbishment Project 2019

January 10, 2019

We are consulting with people who live on the Spitals Cross estate about plans to update the children’s playground on Farmstead Drive next year. There is approx. £90,000 available for the project, from the Town Council and partner funding. With the help of West Kent Housing Association in 2015 we previously asked the wider community […]

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Local Plan Consultation OPEN

December 18, 2018

The consultation includes some additional potential Strategic Development Sites in the Green Belt one of which is in Edenbridge on Land between Hartfield Road and Hever Road.   These and the rest of the documents are available on the Council’s website: www.sevenoaks.gov.uk/localplansubmission. They can also be purchased from SDC offices (Argyle Road, Sevenoaks) and a deposit […]

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New display board at Stangrove Pond

December 17, 2018

Visitors to Stangrove Park can now see a smart new display board by the pond. It was made by a local craftsman, and houses the painting which highlights the variety of wildlife which can be seen through the seasons around the pond. From ducks and coots to dragonflies, newts and snails, bulrushes and blackberries, the […]

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Drop in to see plans for New Medical Centre

The consultation team are holding a drop-in session, for people to meet members of the Edenbridge project team and ask questions, it will take place from 10.30am to 1pm on Wednesday 19 December 2018 at The Eden Centre (Room One). Copies of the presentation are available on their website Edenbridge news along with some of the Frequently […]

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Local Plan Consultation

December 13, 2018

The Local Plan will be open for public consultation for 6 weeks and 5 days, from Tuesday 18 December till Sunday 3rd February You can view the plan and chat with representatives from Sevenoaks District Council at the Eden Centre on Wednesday 9th January 2pm – 8pm. Edenbridge Town Council has hired a planning consultant […]

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Looking after our trees

November 30, 2018

On Monday morning 3 December professional tree contractors are coming to remove deadwood from an oak on Marsh Green, and from one oak in Stangrove Park, weather permitting.  The need for the work was seen during routine monitoring of council sites and has been arranged as part of winter maintenance.

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Christmas Rubbish and Recycling Collections

November 29, 2018

Christmas Rubbish and Recycling Collections This year, Sevenoaks District Council’s staff will be working extra days over Christmas and New Year so you don’t miss out having your waste and recycling picked up. Most collections will take place a day later than usual except the Christmas Eve collection, which takes place EARLIER on Saturday 22 […]

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Wayfinding and Car Park Access Statement

November 23, 2018

It has been a long standing policy of Edenbridge Town Council to support our business community, town employment and our High Street traders. The arrival of a new retail park at the north end of the town will provide a huge opportunity to exploit this development to the benefit of the High Street, as well […]

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Council’s success on Parking Fees

November 21, 2018

Edenbridge Town Council has been working hard, supported by Tom Tugendhat MP, for the removal of parking charges at Edenbridge Town Station.  After a long battle, GTR has been persuaded to remove charges  at the car park and approach road at weekends from 1 Dec!  They’ll remain in place from 04.00 Mon to 03.59 Sat, but […]

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Council appoints Planning Consultant

November 15, 2018

The District Council Planning Advisory Committee will be considering the draft Local Plan,  (Regulation 19) at its meeting on 22 November.  It is proposing the inclusion of the Green Belt sites HO189 and HO223 on Four Elms Road, Edenbridge, for 350 housing units and includes land for a Health Centre and School.   The proposals for […]

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