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

NEWSLETTER – Community Care and Support during COVID-19 crisis

April 8, 2020

Click here to download a copy of the Town Council’s newsletter providing residents with an update during these unprecedented times, as well as something useful numbers. Remember to follow the government’s latest advice for social distancing and not to make any unnecessary journeys – stay home! Stay safe and well.  

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Residents urged to think twice before starting a bonfires

April 3, 2020

Residents across the Sevenoaks District are being asked to think of others and not light bonfires during the current Coronavirus outbreak. The effects of bonfires at this time are likely to be much more serious and have a bigger impact. The Coronavirus is known to cause serious respiratory problems, which could be made much worse […]

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EASTER BANK HOLIDAY RUBBISH RECYCLING & GARDEN WASTE COLLECTIONS

April 2, 2020

Despite the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, Sevenoaks District Council is continuing to collect rubbish and recycling once a week and garden waste fortnightly. However, due to Easter bank holidays, there will be some changes to collection days across the District. Revised collection days are: •Good Friday, 10 April – this collection will take place the next […]

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HELP AVAILABLE FOR COUNCIL TAX PAYMENTS

Sevenoaks District Council are reassuring residents that help is available if they’re struggling with their Council Tax due to coronavirus. There are a number of ways residents can be supported, be that as simple as deferring payments for a couple of months or more fundamental financial assistance.  Anyone who either needs help now or suspects […]

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19: DO YOU NEED HELP?  ARE YOU ABLE TO HELP?

March 24, 2020

Individuals requiring support/assistance: It is really important that all people who are requesting assistance register directly with SDC online, click here to register now. If you know of someone, but they cannot access the internet, perhaps you could help them to register. Volunteers wanting to help people in our community during these difficult times need […]

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SOCIAL DISTANCING – Please keep to the government advice

March 23, 2020

PLAYGROUNDS ARE CLOSED – it is with regret that the town’s playgrounds and Skate Park have been closed to help contain the spread of Coronavirus. PARKS AND OPEN SPACES – Social distancing must be adhered to, maintain at least 2 metres distance between yourself and others. Please be considerate and help us to contain the […]

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Coronavirus – Useful links with advice on services, housing and support for businesses

March 20, 2020

Sevenoaks District Council (SDC) and Kent County Council (KCC) has some useful information and links of their websites providing information on housing issues, support for businesses and service updates on social care, education and others. Click on the following links for information: SDC housing SDC advice for businesses KCC Service updates (includes social care, education, […]

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Town Council Public Meetings cancelled until further notice

Due to the present circumstances, the Town Council’s public meetings will be cancelled until further notice. The VE Day 75 years celebrations have also been cancelled and our event on 8 May will no-longer be going ahead. The Town Council would like to thank you for your patience and understanding at this difficult time for […]

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UPDATE on advice for Covid-19

March 19, 2020

The Town Council continues to maintain contact with the relevant agencies and the Medical Practice. Residents should continue to follow the Government advice and to maintain social distancing and for the over 70s and vulnerable people in our communities to self-isolate. We would encourage residents to be neighbourly and look out for each other. However, […]

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 17, 2020

Edenbridge Town Council will maintain a service to residents via the email and telephones during this difficult period. The Office has been closed to members of the public, to keep our staff as safe as possible so that we can go on supporting you. In terms of community support we will make efforts to support […]

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Annual Town Meeting – 2 March 2020

February 19, 2020

The Annual Town meeting will open at 6.30 pm for registration and opportunity to view displays from local groups; 7.00 pm presentations. The meeting will be in the WI Hall, Station Road, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 5LX Click here for a copy of the notice and agenda

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Notice given of Casual Vacancy for Councillor of Edenbridge Town Council

February 10, 2020

A vacancy has arisen for a councillor at the Town Council for the Edenbridge South and West Ward. Residents have until 2 March 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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Draft budget and proposed precept for 2020-21

January 7, 2020

At the Finance Committee’s December meeting it considered the draft budget and Precept for 2020/21 and agreed to recommend for adoption at the Town Council’s meeting on 27 January an annual Precept increase from £513,295 to £554,973. This means a band D property will be £150.10 per year; an annual increase of £5.77 or 0.48p […]

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The current round for CIL bids is open and will close Friday 17 January at 12 noon.

January 3, 2020

Details are available on the website click here  A copy of the Guidance and Procedures for CIL are on the above link. Bids can be submitted by the Town Council Councillors, community groups and infrastructure providers for projects that will benefit Edenbridge and meet the requirements in the guidance notes and CIL regulations. Contact the […]

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VACANCY – OFFICE AND PLANNING ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

OFFICE AND PLANNING ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT This is an exciting opportunity to join the Town Council’s office team, working with a wide range of people from Councillors and members of the public to council agencies.  The role is varied and the main duties include, but not limited to: providing professional front desk customer service, dealing with […]

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