Medway Valley Countryside Partnership School Programme for 2017

Dear Colleague, We believe that by inspiring the next generation to protect, explore and enjoy the natural environment, we can build a sustainable future for generations to come. Over the past few months our team at Medway Valley Countryside Partnership have been working to refine our school engagement offer, to ensure we provide a high […]

A Plea from Your Local Scout Group

Loose Swiss Scout Group provides Scouting activities to both boys and girls aged between 6 and 14. The Group owns a large amount of land in the Loose valley from Atkins Hill to Salt Pond. This land is used primarily for Scouting activities, but is also used by a local fishing club and for grazing […]

Annual Parish Meeting 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended the Annual Parish meeting on Wednesday April 26.  There was a diverse range of speakers and a wide range of subjects were covered, from neighbourhood plans to voluntary groups, double yellow lines and inconsiderate parking, to quiet lanes.  One of the areas of most concern, was the matter of […]

Loose Neighbours – A Free Good Neighbour Service

Loose Neighbours is a voluntary organisation that seeks to act as a “good neighbour” to those in need of help or friendship in the Parish of Loose.  Their services are free of charge. If you would like transport to local medical and other appointments, or need help in emergencies, with shopping for instance, call them […]

Loose Litter-Pick ‘Heroes’

A BIG THANK YOU to the twenty-two volunteers who came along for the Loose Litter-pick event on Saturday 8th April 2017. The litter-pick ‘heroes’  included three children who wanted to help clean up their local environment, several householders from the local area, and a number of parish council members and ex-members. Following the clear-up of […]

Tree Planting in Roy’s Wood on Saturday 25th February 2017 at 10.30am

The Loose Parish Council would like to thank all the enthusiastic volunteers who came along on Saturday, 25th February 2017 , and helped to  plant additional trees in ‘Roy’s Wood’ on Brooks Field, Loose. Around twenty people attended the tree planting and included Alun Griffiths representing Kent Men of the Trees, who have very generously […]

Tips to help keep your Sheds more Secure

Tips for keeping your garden shed secure from intruders Before you start looking at locks and alarms for your garden shed, inspect the building itself.  Is the roof in good shape, for example? Thieves have been known to lift off a flimsy roof to get at tools inside. Make sure the shed door is in […]

Shed Breaks

There have been a number of burglaries in a neighbouring village at the beginning of 2017. Please can residents ensure that they report suspicious activity to the police by dialling 999 if a crime is in progress or 101 to report a new crime or incident. The Community Warden Liz Lovatt (07813 712107) is happy […]

Graffiti

There has been a recent incident where graffiti has been sprayed on benches at the King George V Recreation area. If anyone has any information please can they report it to Kent Police by dialling 101.