Tips to help keep your Sheds, Allotments & Garages more Secure

Sheds, allotments and garages Places where you store tools, machinery and other valuable equipment offer easy pickings to thieves. You can reduce the risk of having your property stolen by: • always putting tools and equipment away in a locked place • disabling lawn mowers and other machinery when not in use and chaining items […]

Neighbourhood Plan Update – May 2019

Neighbourhood Plan Update – May 2019 Now, after some five years work, the Neighbourhood Plan is now complete. It covers many topics but can be divided into three main policy areas, which are further subdivided as follows; 1. Access and Movement Policies • Improve the pedestrian environment • The village green 2. Landscape Protection Policies […]

Beaver Scouts Litter-pick Success

Loose Swiss Willow Beaver Scouts did a brilliant job clearing litter from the King George V playing field, helping them on their way to achieving a bronze award for helping their community and a certificate signed by the Chief Scout, Bear Grylls. 

Dash Cam Thefts

Dash Cam Thefts Although people are mindful not to leave their wallet and purses on display in their cars, technology used in the car daily can sometimes be forgotten about – even though these items can be very expensive. Do not give thieves a chance to go window shopping by leaving your valuable gadgets on […]

Loose Photography Competition – Deadline for entries – Friday 26 July 2019

Loose Photography Competition 2019 Rules and Procedure General 1. The competition is free to enter and open to all 2. There are three age categories for entrants: Under 12s;                                                                          12 – 20 years and 21+ years How to enter 1. Your recent photograph of the Loose area should be emailed to loosephotocomp@hotmail.com along with your […]

NHP Update May 2019

Update – May 2019 Now, after some five years work, the Neighbourhood Plan is now complete. It covers many topics but can be divided into three main policy areas, which are further subdivided as follows; 1. Access and Movement Policies • Improve the pedestrian environment • The village green 2. Landscape Protection Policies • Views […]

Vehicle Thefts

We have been advised by Kent Police that there have been a number of thefts of vehicles, particularly motorbikes, in the Maidstone borough. Can residents please ensure all vehicles are secure and do not leave any items of value on display.  

Neighbourhood Plan Update – June 2019

Neighbourhood Plan Update – June 2019 After several years of public engagement and drafting by the Parish Council, the Loose Neighbourhood Plan is reaching its final stages. The Borough Council took it through its last stage for public comment at the end of last year. Given some amendments, it then proceeded for examination and report […]

Could you be a Loose Councillor?

We are looking for people who want to make a difference in their community, to join our Parish Council. You are welcome to come along to our meetings, to see how we work and we are happy to meet you on a one to one basis to discuss what the Council does. The full Council […]