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

New Councillors

September 10, 2019

The Town Council are delighted to welcome Angela Read and Stephen Sumner as your new Councillors. Both of them are Edenbridge residents, enthusiastic about the town and keen to see it grow, whilst keeping its sense of community. Thank you to Laura Hiller and Jefferson Peake for their interest – it is a great shame […]

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Two Councillor Vacancies!

August 13, 2019

Edenbridge Town Council is looking to fill vacancies by co-opting two new members to the Council. Councillors work together with the community to improve the prosperity of residents by enhancing the town’s caring community spirit, protecting the environment, and retaining the town’s character. The Town Council owns and maintains a number of parks, playgrounds and […]

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Goodbye & Hello!

August 8, 2019

Edenbridge has said “goodbye” to its long-serving Town Clerk Christine Lane, who has retired after 20 years with the Council. She first joined the staff as Responsible Finance Officer, and became the Clerk in 2006. Her many achievements include partnership projects to refurbish the playground on Stangrove Estate, and the skate ramps area in Blossoms […]

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Deadline 2 September for Councillor Co-Opt!

Deadline approaching… Edenbridge Town Council is looking to fill a vacancy by co-opting a new member to the Council. Councillors work together with the community to improve the prosperity of residents by enhancing the town’s caring community spirit, protecting the environment, and retaining the town’s character. The Town Council owns and maintains a number of […]

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Response to the Passenger Benefit Fund

August 2, 2019

Following the disruption faced by rail passengers in the Summer 2018, the Secretary of State for Transport announced that Govia Thames Link Railway (GTR) would contribute £15 Million towards a passenger benefit fund which would be used to provide tangible benefits for customers. Edenbridge Town Station and Edenbridge Station will receive £30,000 each from this […]

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Changes to the NHS healthcare system across Kent and Medway

July 18, 2019

Please see the link below regarding changes to the NHS healthcare system across Kent and Medway. There is an online survey link too, which is running until 16th August 2019. Changes to the NHS healthcare system survey online Or write to Freepost KENT & MEDWAY NHS, New Hythe Lane, Aylesford, Kent ME20 6WT or email […]

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Notice of Council Vacancy – Edenbridge North and East Ward

July 17, 2019

A vacancy has arisen for a councillor at the Town Council for the Edenbridge North and East Ward. Residents have until 8 August to write to the District Council should they wish an election to be held, and if ten or more do so, an election will be held.  If not, the Council will advertise […]

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Why report on 101?

July 16, 2019

Why report on 101? It can seem a chore reporting antisocial behaviour etc. on 101 but it’s worth the wait. If you see suspicious behaviour or suspect a crime it’s always worth reporting, it could be a key piece of info in a bigger picture. You should call 101 to report crime and other concerns […]

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Councillor wanted!

June 25, 2019

Edenbridge Town Council is looking to fill a vacancy by co-opting a new member to the Council. Councillors work together with the community to improve the prosperity of residents by enhancing the town’s caring community spirit, protecting the environment, and retaining the town’s character. The Town Council owns and maintains a number of parks, playgrounds […]

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Forward planning, plans going forward!

June 18, 2019

Last night members consider the 17 items on its long, medium and short term plan. Highlights were: • The parking group will be considering other options to resolve speeding and safety of pedestrians in our town. • Progress is being made on improvements on signage for businesses • Public toilets in market yard are not […]

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Our Vision

What is Edenbridge Town Council’s Vision? ‘With the support of the community, Edenbridge Town Council aims to improve the prosperity of the residents by enhancing the town’s caring community spirit, protecting the environment, retaining the town’s character and ensuring its long term sustainable future’ Our fundamental principles: To plan for the future prosperity of the […]

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Council Vacancy

June 3, 2019

With much regret Cllr Bob Orridge has tendered his resignation from the Council.  He has  served for 16 years as a Town Council member and for 12 years on the District Council. He has enjoyed this time and will continue to take an interest in the future of the town.  He has been especially helpful […]

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Developers come to Council

The developers of the Kent and Surrey Golf Course  are coming to make a brief presentation to Council at the start of the Council meeting at 7.30pm on Monday 10 June.  They will give a brief outline of the plans which they have submitted as part of the Local Plan process and the Councillors will […]

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New Chairman Elected

May 16, 2019

On Mondays Annual Council Meeting, Cllr Alan Layland was elected as Chairman of the Council and the Vice Chairman is now Cllr Margot McArtur. The annual accounts and return were signed and Cllrs agreed the committee working groups and representations to outside organisations. Committees Reps to external bodies – Approved May 2019 Committees Membership of […]

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Welcome Councillors!

May 9, 2019

The Councillors got together for the first time last night for an informal briefing/ training session & signed their Acceptance of Office in advance of the Annual Council Meeting on Monday night. Monday’s meeting sets out the rules under which the new Council will operate. It is full of Policies & procedures to be agreed […]

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