Planning applications received w/c 1 October 2018 for Windmill Road, Hillbrow Ave and Halford Close

CA//18/01952/FUL Proposed single-storey extension to front elevation, single-storey extension to rear and part single-storey, part two-storey extension to side elevation at 89 Windmill Road, Herne, CT6 7DE CA//18/01974/FUL Proposed single-storey extension to front elevation and first floor extension to rear elevation at 1 Halford Close, Broomfield, CT6 7UN CA//18/01950/FUL Proposed 1.8 meter timber fence to […]

Strode Farm development – Canterbury City council launches Judicial Review

Canterbury City Council has launched a legal challenge against housing secretary James Brokenshire’s decision to grant permission for an 800-home development in Herne, due to concerns over infrastructure funding. This means they cannot start building until the outcome of the Judicial Review is known so it will at least slow things down.   See detail […]

Planning applications received w/c 10 September – School Lane & Honeysuckle Way

CA//18/01711/FUL Proposed single-storey side and rear extension at 32 School Lane, Herne, CT6 7AL CA//18/01826/FUL Proposed two-storey rear extension at 18 Honeysuckle Way, Broomfield, CT6 7AX Plans may be viewed on line at Canterbury City Council Planning Portal or phone our parish office on 01227 742700 for further enquiries.

Planning application received w/c 3 September – Margate Road

Planning application received w/c 3 September CA//18/01791/FUL Proposed detached two-storey dwelling, on land adj to 8 Margate Road, Broomfield, CT6 7BL. Plans may be viewed on Canterbury City Council’s Planning Portal or contact our parish clerk 01227 742700, email:

Free Football Coaching

Tuesdays from 5pm – 6pm (in school term time only)   Local young people aged  7 – 14 years old are invited to free football sessions on Tuesday evenings at the Ball Court Multi-Games area, in the Cherry Orchard Playing Field, (opposite Strode Park) The sessions are run by Football Coach, Will Lee of K […]

WARNING Bogus SSAFA collectors in Kent

16 July 2018 Please be aware that there are bogus collectors purporting to be from SSAFA, they are operating on a door to door basis in Kent. SSAFA Does not conduct door to door collections. All SSAFA collections are conducted at organised events, never door to door. All SSAFA volunteers carry photographic Identity Cards. These […]

Beware of doorstep criminals selling household cleaning products

ALERT from KCC Trading Standards   Beware of doorstep criminals selling household cleaning products   We have received reports of doorstep criminals attempting to sell household cleaning products in Kent.   Purchasing goods from a doorstep caller can lead to you being overcharged for poor quality products.   Never agree to work or pay cash […]

SCAM – Telephone preference call blocking

Beware SCAM    Said they were from Telephone Preference Call Blocking (their number 01980 333024)   Report a phishing attempt to our community warden and Action Fraud Police