TMBC are proposing regularising carpark charges across the Borough, and introducing Sunday charging. The funds raised will go towards the cost of upgrading carparks, Consultation here
CHRISTMAS BIN COLLECTION There will be no collections 25th 26th December, or 1st Jan more details here
And you can always check your own bin days here
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS FESTIVAL AND MARKET
Below - Knitted cover on pillar box, and Santa and his Morgan Elves wait for that vital moment
Old Recreation Ground Play Area -
Many happy hours of fun, but now all gone
New Play Area
Ray Chopping's Memorial Plaque now installed at the War Memorial. donated by Stephen Gay Memorial Masons.
Barry's latest planter installed at the entrance to the Western Rd Carpark. Plants donated by Greenacres Garden Centre
ABOVE - Now that's what I call a crowd, waiting for Santa and the Lights switch-on ( (c) Tim)
Next Parish Council meeting 1930 11th December 2023 Borough Green Village Hall.
Notice of Vacancy due to resignation of Councillor..
BUS TIMETABLE VARIATION ROUTES 58 & 70 - Both buses will now start at Wrotham Square, and go through Borough Green Station and Platt to Wrotham Heath where they both continue their regular routes NEW TIMETABLE
VENUES - POTTERS MEDE BOROUGH GREEN VILLAGE HALL
BG SURGERY - Surgery Dispensary can now only be accessed by Reception on 01732 883161
FLY INFESTATIONS - there have been several reports of problems, let us know because we are trying to map the geographical spread to allow Environmental Health to track down the source.
Please email your address and contact , or call 01732 882880. Your details will be deleted on conclusion.
Our Ukrainian Family attended the Remembrance Sunday Wreath Laying again this year, having just returned form a trip to see family in Kyiv, and bought these videos back of their commemorations of their own recent War Dead
PARISH ALLIANCE SHOPPER BUSES
USE 'EM OR LOSE 'EM
The Parish Alliance led by Borough Green PC have worked with Nu-Venture Buses to ensure a weekly "Shopper Trip" can be maintained on the 58 and 70 routes to West Malling Larkfield and Maidstone. We have obtained a grant from KCC and financial support from the participating Parishes. The success of the route depend on local people making sure all our elderly people are aware of the Services.
Many thanks to Nisa Stores for replanting Sandra's Memorial and the Village Centre Planters, with winter planting died back. They have also been diligently watering it as well.
And theNew Village Centre Planter
IF DEVELOPERS GET THEIR WAY, ALL THESE BEAUTIFUL FIELDS WILL DISAPPEAR UNDER CONCRETE FOREVER
IGHTHAM SANDPIT QUIET POOL
Hard to believe, underneath this idyllic scene lurks 250,000 tonnes of illegally dumped Toxic Waste
BERNIE'S AID TRIP TO UKRAINE REPORT & PICTURES
One of the regular contributions to the Voice for many years were the humorous observations about village life and characters by Muriel Rurial, now sadly ended. But with the closing of "Kent Aloominum" Margaret, editor of the Voice has published an excerpt, one that bought tears to my eyes. Muriel Rurial 2007
We heard the sad news today that Derek Freeman, the author of these humorous reflections on Borough Green, has passed away. I have posted a collection of his short off the wall stories on a dedicated page
That forbidden view....
DO NOT LOOK