Food Banks at Christmas

Christmas puts great demands on the Food Banks, so please give generously in the weeks before Christmas, they need toiletries, especially toilet rolls, cleaning products, as well as food, tins, jars of sauces, tea, coffee, biscuits etc and as it is Christmas perhaps a few treats of sweets or similar. Please put your donations in […]

Children’s Christmas party

Children’s Christmas Party for children of Herne and Broomfield. We are now fully booked, with a waiting list.   If you wish to go on the list please email: or phone 01227 742700 (see event post).   If you have booked and your children can no longer attend, please let us know as soon […]

Our General Election candidates 12th December 2019

Herne and Broomfield elect their MP in the North Thanet constituency, where there are four candidates standing at the General Election on December 12th.   They are:   Angie Curwen (Liberal Democrats) Rob Edwards (Green Party) Roger Gale (Conservative Party) Coral Jones (Labour Party)   Some important dates to remember: Deadline to register to vote: […]

Please be aware – Election

Something to make you all aware of, there will be Electoral canvassers for the annual register of electors knocking on doors where the household has not returned its canvass form. This will occur from 8th November until 17th November in the Canterbury district. They will all be carrying ID badges and are aware that you […]

Advice for car owners following thefts from parked vehicles in Canterbury

Advice is being issued to car owners in Canterbury following recent reports of items being stolen from vehicles. Across Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 November 2019 Kent Police received seven reports of cars parked across the city being broken into. Items stolen have included a tablet, a sat nav and quantities of cash. Officers working […]


KENT COUNTY COUNCIL Windmill Road, Herne TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF DRIVING   Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 – Section 14 (2)     Kent County Council gives notice that Windmill Road, Herne will be closed to through traffic, on or after 1 November 2019 for up to 1 Day.   The road will be closed between Sondes […]

Air Quality Management Area declared in Herne

In April 2018 an AQMA (air quality management area) was declared in the centre of Herne at the Herne Street/School Lane junction. An AQMA is declared when an AQS (air quality strategy) objective is exceeded or likely to be exceeded. In this case NO2 (Nitrogen Dioxide) levels were observed to be constantly rising and predicted […]

October road safety campaign highlights the importance of legal tyres and insurance

October road safety campaign highlights the importance of legal tyres and insurance   Driving insured and with legal tyres are the two road safety topics under the spotlight during October.   Officers from Kent are taking part in the national campaign targeting those who drive defective vehicles or without insurance.   Roads policing teams will […]