Useful numbers and contacts follows on from what Edenbridge Town Council is responsible for:
Edenbridge Town Council consists of 15 Councillors elected from the two wards of the parish. Council meetings are usually held on the second Monday of every month. Various other committee meetings generally take place on Mondays.
The Town Council is responsible for management of:
Open spaces and many of the local sporting facilities in the parish.
It provides allotments and car parks, is the local contact point for reporting street light faults, and for the purchase of black, clear and garden refuse sacks.
Contact Sevenoaks District Council for queries on:
Rubbish, recycling & garden waste collection
Planning and building control
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction
Voting and elections
Kent County Council is responsible for highways, street lights and pavements.
Report a fault is the Kent County Council Highways reporting tool for highways issues on the highway or footpaths such as potholes, overgrown vegetation, damaged kerbs, footpaths and verges, which you come across in the county. Using the Report a fault site you will be able to check on the progress of your report and any work being undertaken.
Chiddingstone Parish Council 01892 740753
In an emergency, dial 999
For all non-emergency calls, dial 101 calls cost 15p
Police Sergeant: Kevin Savill
Inspector: Mark Stubberfield
PCSOs: Samuel Rustrick; Hannah Rainbow
You can email the policing team
Action Fraud provide loads of information around a subject that cause concern and can be used to report such as post, phone, email scams.
EDENBRIDGE – need support, advice, meet new people. Here are some useful support networks:
FOOD BANK – (now under the Trussell Trust) Website: https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/find-a-foodbank/edenbridge/ Contact: email@example.com or call 07756 238063
LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUPS:
Reachout run by Mental Heath Resource – now meets weekly click here to find your local group and more information.
CREATIVE MINDS and WELLBEING GROUPS run by West Kent Minds – click here for website.
BRIDGES CENTRE, High Street, Edenbridge
PLACE OF WELCOME – Fridays 2-4 pm – This is an opportunity for the community to join in with the activities on offer, such as cooking on a budget, nurturing your own wellbeing or participating in a new craft.
Café and lunches open Fridays 9.30 am – 2 pm
Click here for information on weekday groups and here for its website.
WEST KENT ‘MUMS MATTER’ – click here for details
NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT – Useful numbers
MIND – 0300 123 3393
SAMARITANS – 116 123 (24 hours)
MAYTREE – sanctuary for suicide – 020 7263 7070 – open 8 am – 8 pm
PAPYRUS – Prevention of young suicide – 0800 068 41 41 open everyday 9 am – midnight
CALMZONE – webchat or call 0800 58 58 58
Registry Office Near Me https://www.registryofficesnearme.com