Autumn Litter-pick

A group of intrepid litter pickers comprising of residents and councillors braved the wet weather in November to collect 12 bags of litter from the village and surrounding areas. Together, they have made a very valuable contribution to keep our neighbourhood clean and tidy. As well as cardboard, broken glass and plastic containers, they found […]

Temporary Road Closure – Church Street, Loose – from 11 December 2017 for up to 5 days

                                                                                  Temporary Road Closure – Church Street, Loose – from 11 December 2017 for up to 5 days  The road will be closed outside Hope Cottage.  The alternative route is via High Banks, Old Loose Hill, A229 Linton Road, Rosemount Close, Old Loose Hill and vice versa. The closure is to enable a new gas […]

HAVE YOUR SAY ON KENT COUNTY COUNCIL’S PROPOSED 2018/19 BUDGET

HAVE YOUR SAY ON KENT COUNTY COUNCIL’S PROPOSED 2018/19 BUDGET To balance KCC’s budget for 2018/19 we have to find an estimated £66m of savings in response to additional spending demands and reduced government grant. Our consultation includes plans for £56m of savings with a further £9m yet to be identified. We would really welcome […]

Planter top of Old Loose Hill

The recently installed planter just off the A229 at the top of Old Loose Hill, has become something of a talking point. It initially started when one windmill was ‘planted’, then another one joined it and before the Loose Parish Council knew it, some plants were added, along with some ornamental frogs. Since then, the […]

North Farm Household Waste Recycling Centre (Tunbridge Wells) Temporary Closure – Commencing 18 September 2017.

Reference: North Farm Household Waste Recycling Centre Temporary Closure – Commencing 18 September 2017. Kent County Council operates a Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) and a Waste Transfer Station (WTS) at North Farm in Tunbridge Wells. Following a fire last year at the WTS, KCC need to close the facility to carry out permanent repairs […]