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

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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Christmas waste and recycling collections

December 17, 2019

Most collections will take place a day later or on the same day except collections on Monday 23 December, Tuesday 24 December and Wednesday 25 December which take place earlier. If you receive a garden waste collection, the changes will apply to this service too. Please refer to the list below for full details. Monday […]

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Closed for Christmas!

December 12, 2019

The Town Council office will be closed from 5pm on Monday 23 December, opening again 9am Thursday 2 January. In an emergency, please contact Sevenoaks District Council on 01732 227000.   MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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More than a Lidl bit impressed!

November 28, 2019

Edenbridge Town Chairman & Councillors went along to watch the local school children cut the ribbon at the Lidl opening. Chairman Alan Layland had this to say: “It’s been long awaited for a retail facility at the north end of Town and I hope it is successful, as this benefits the ever expanding Edenbridge. We […]

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FYI…

Apologies, the Council Office will be closing early on Friday 6th December, at 12.45. Sorry for any inconvenienced caused.

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Latest information from SDC regarding our Local Plan

October 22, 2019

Press release Sevenoaks District Council has expressed serious concerns after the Planning Inspectorate unexpectedly cancelled the next round of Local Plan hearings. Despite having all the Local Plan evidence 169 days earlier, the Government Appointed Inspector, Karen Baker, wrote to the Council on 15 October, about its ‘Duty to Co-operate’ with neighbouring councils to find […]

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Next Free Bulky Waste Collection…

SATURDAY 26TH OCTOBER A BULKY WASTE VEHICLE WILL VISIT: 1. SPITALS CROSS ESTATE (FIRCROFT WAY- close to Farmstead Drive) 8AM-8.45AM 2. STANGROVE ESTATE (PARK VIEW CLOSE) 9AM-9.45AM 3. SKEYNES ROAD (BETWEEN THE GREENS) 10AM-10.45AM PLEASE ENSURE YOU WAIT WITH YOUR RUBBISH UNTIL THE VAN ARRIVES THE SERVICE CANNOT TAKE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES/ METAL/ HARD CORE/ LARGE […]

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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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