UK Power Networks information on the electricity network

Our electricity network is built to be resilient but extreme weather can damage overhead power lines, resulting in some customers losing their electricity supply. Where this happens we work to restore power as quickly and safely as possible, and we have organised for additional staff in our contact centre and more engineers on the ground to […]

Kent Carers Matter campaign launches

A new county-wide campaign to raise the profile of Carers and increase access to services has recently launched and we need your help to promote it to the public. 1 in 9 adults (151,000 people) in Kent are Carers, looking after a family member, partner, friend or neighbour who due to physical or mental illness, disability, […]

Reporting Crimes & Incidents to the Police online

N.B. If a crime or incident is in progress, please dial 999. The public can now report crimes and incidents as well as non-injury road traffic collisions ONLINE directly to the police through their website ( Once a report is made online, the user will receive a unique reference number and a return email confirming […]

Cornwallis Academy

The Cornwallis Academy is situated on the corner of Linton Road and Heath Road, at the Southern end of the parish. The website for the Academy is The phone number is 01622 743152. Email:

Loose Primary School

The Loose Primary School is situated on the main Loose Road, opposite the Walnut Tree Public House.  To contact the school, please phone 01622 743549 or email

Kent Highways Grass Cutting and Verge Maintenance

KHS carry out an annual schedule of verges maintenance and details of these can be found on the following link: For ease the details are also shown here