Local News

New Parking Scheme Launched

Your Conservative run Sevenoaks District Council has launched a pay by mobile phone for parking scheme which went live on Monday July 18.

Smart New Business for Hextable

A smart new business for Hextable was officially opened by Michael Fallon MP at a ribbon cutting ceremony which was attended by local councillors, senior representatives from Barclays Bank, suppliers and customers.

MP's concern over Fort Halstead closure

Sevenoaks MP Michael Fallon has asked for an urgent meeting with Defence Procurement Minister Peter Luff after the announcement that the Fort Halstead is to close by 2016.

Planning Policy Road Shows

If you are concerned about local planning issues and would like to learn more you can learn more and let your views be known at road shows being held this month in Sevenoaks and Swanley.

Guarding the Green Belt

Sevenoaks Conservative councillors are working hard to protect and preserve the district’s precious heritage of the Green Belt.  

New Ash Green Village Centre Regeneration

New Ash Green Village Centre is owned by three separate companies: Piperton Finance, Gableholt, and the Co-operative Society.  Other parties, including the New Ash Green Village Association, and the Ash-cum-Ridley Parish Council, are also involved in securing the Centre’s future.  The Centre has been in commercial decline for some time and there has been an apparent lack of private sector investment in its physical fabric.  The number of shops has reduced and there is evidence of decay and vandalism.

Kent County Councillor's new role

County Councillor Nick Chard, chairman of KCC’s Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee, talks about the important role of the committee which monitors the local NHS.