Temporary Road Closure – Forstal Lane, Coxheath – 28th November 2019

                                                  Temporary Road Closure – Forstal Lane, Coxheath – 28th November 2019  Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on Forstal Lane, Coxheath for up to 6 days. The road will be closed between the junctions with Mill Lane and Forstal Lane side road, to the extent indicated by signs […]

‘Every Mind Matters’ Campaign underway in Kent

‘Every Mind Matters’ campaign underway in Kent Kent is supporting the national ‘Every Mind Matters’ campaign this World Mental Health Day (10 October) by reminding residents of the support services available across the county. Launched by Public Health England, ‘Every Mind Matters’ is the first national NHS mental health campaign encouraging adults to be more […]

Plots available at McAlpine Allotments

If you are interested in gardening, but would like extra growing space, why not think about having an allotment? There are currently plots available on the McAlpine Allotments on Old Loose Hill.  For further information please email logarso1884@hotmail.co.uk

Would you like to volunteer with your local community?

There are a number of ways you can help out in your local community. First and foremost, you could ask to be co-opted onto your local parish council. The council currently comprises eleven councillors, rather than the thirteen it should have.  Elections are held every four years (assuming there are enough people standing), otherwise volunteers […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  

Love Loose…. Hate Litter!

Love Loose…. Hate Litter! If you care about your neighbourhood, hate litter and the effect it has on the environment, then join a group determined to make a difference. Discarded plastic can litter our streets but also poison wildlife and find its way into our oceans. Can you spare an hour or so every few […]