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Old Recreation Ground Play Area -

Many happy hours of fun, but now all gone

 

New Play Area

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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 

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Next Parish Council meeting 1930 3rd June 2024 Borough Green Village Hall.

Draft Minutes 13th May 2024   PARISH ANNUAL MEETING   BGPC ANNUAL MEETING

Parish Council will "Rehoming" Borough Green Scouts after Reynolds Retreat eviction

D-DAY 80 CELEBRATIONS - Lunch Club Special, and Evening Event in the Recreation Ground

Food & Drink, Face-painting, Pipe Band See PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

There will be a special D-DAY LUNCH for the Elderly .

 MAY 2024 - Parish Council Notes     VILLAGE DIRECTORY    

FREE FIRE SAFETY CHECKS FOR THE ELDERLY       POSTER       WEBSITE      

           PARISH CLERK      CHAIRMAN     LISTED BUILDINGS     STREETNAMES                

   

 

 

 

 KCC Highway Fault Reporting      TMBC Planning Search           PROW Public Rights of Way (kent.gov.uk)       

Check your own bin days here

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The killing of innocent Ukrainian civilians continues on this the second anniversary of the Russian invasion. Perhaps if Joe Biden diverted the arms going to Israel to Ukraine, he could stop two wars at once, one in Ukraine, and one in Gaza. The USA (and the UK) have made over 100 deliveries of weapons and ammunition to Israel since October each between $100m & $300m, at the same time reneging on billions of promised support to Ukraine..

TACKLING VIOLENCE AGAINST

WOMEN & GIRLS

POSTER

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BG SOLAR POWER PROJECT

- more here

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Due to KCC Cuts our very successful and growing Youth Club at Potters Mede will be closing in two weeks time, unless we can get some qualified volunteers in the next few weeks. It should only be a short term stop gap whilst KCC Formally recruit new workers. 

I can personally attest it is the most rewarding experience in town!!

 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

         

      Public Rights of Way MAP                            Basted Mill Public Open Space   Boundary map                      

BG SURGERY - Surgery Dispensary can now only be accessed by Reception on 01732 883161

Borough Green Tearooms, Western Rd [more]                         NEW 60 PUB SLIDESHOW                                               

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.

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.

 TIMETABLES    70 Mondays   58 Fridays     

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SALVATION ARMY

DONATE HERE  

DISASTERS EMERGENCY COMMITTEE

- DONATE HERE

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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

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IGHTHAM SANDPIT QUIET POOL

Hard to believe, underneath this idyllic scene lurks 250,000 tonnes of illegally dumped Toxic Waste

REPORTS    GROUND SURVEY

 

 IF DEVELOPERS GET THEIR WAY, ALL THESE BEAUTIFUL FIELDS WILL DISAPPEAR UNDER CONCRETE FOREVER

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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

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