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

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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Police Crime Commissioner to sell Edenbridge Police Station

November 6, 2018

‘PCC announces closure of Edenbridge Police Station.  The announcement was included as one line in a press release entitled ‘Kent Police to move Deal front office’.  Click here for press release.  The additional information states that the police office in the High Street is to be sold as the building has not served as an […]

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Preferred Location Medical Facility

November 1, 2018

The NHS and Doctors  have decided their preferred location for the new combined GP surgery and hospital – it is land next to The Eden Centre on Four Elms Road currently owned by KCC.  The NHS wants to seek your views on the proposal and share some early ideas about how the centre might look, […]

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New WW1 memorial seat

Visitors to the town War Memorial at Edenbridge Hospital have a new bench on which to sit and remember those who gave their lives in past wars.  It was provided by the Town Council to commemorate the Centenary of the end of World War I this year, and the striking design features red poppies and […]

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And just for fun…

October 25, 2018

The staff at Edenbridge Town Council got involved with the local scarecrow competition. Residents were encouraged to create a scarecrow by October 27th then send in a photo and a location. To vote for your favourite, go to the dedicated facebook page ‘Edenbridge Scarecrows’ or go to Halo Hair Design on the High Street. Voting […]

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Proposal to Charge for the Disposal of Non-Household Waste

October 18, 2018

Kent County Council (KCC) is seeking the views of service users, members of the public and other interested parties, on a proposal to charge for the disposal of non-household waste at the Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs), sometimes known as the ‘tip’. Non-household waste included in this consultation; Soil, rubble and hardcore Plasterboard Even if […]

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New security measures in Edenbridge

October 4, 2018

The Council has increased security measures for our open spaces in several locations to help prevent unlawful encampment. Gates, railings and fencing have been installed to protect high risk areas in Marsh Green, Mowshurst and Stangrove Park.

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