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The Parish of Newington is located in the Borough of Swale in North Kent. It lies astride Watling Street (A2) two miles east of Rainham and the same distance from Sittingbourne. The Parish  has a population of 2,490 and 1,058 dwellings. As the largest village in the area it supports a public house, a few shops, a restaurant and a post office as well bus and train services. 

Newington is a Cold Calling Controlled Zone.


NOTICE is hereby given that a vacancy has occurred in the membership of Newington Parish Council. 

Under the Local Government Act 1972, the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-opting a person onto the Parish Council.

Persons wishing to be considered for this appointment should apply in writing to the Clerk to the Parish Council as soon as possible.  Written applications should be made to the Clerk at the following address: –

14 Trapfield Close
ME14 4HT

Or email:

Dated: 14 June 2017                                                                                               Mrs Wendy Licence
                                                                                                                       Clerk to the Parish Council

Newington Needs You!

Calling all local residents . Newington Parish Council is looking for volunteers with trade skills however small to assist in setting up a working party for the local community. This will involve assisting Councillors to maintain the amenities in the village such as the play area, which is used by our children and parents alike. You may be a painter / carpenter / builder or electrician or just want to offer your labour. We would appreciate your time however little be it 1 hour or half a day.

For further information please contact the Clerk, Wendy Licence by using the Contact Us Form.