Newington History Group December meeting

Newington History Group Hear about the hardships of a Victorian Christmas through the eyes of ‘Navy’, a Trafalgar veteran and scoundrel ‘Navy’ at Newington History Group’s Christmas social on Thursday, December 14 at 7.30pm. Navy is part of Voices from Victorian London, a living history group that depicts the abject poor of Dickensian London during […]

UK Power Networks- Be Winter Ready

UK Power Networks is working with the other Electricity Distribution Networks and our trade body, Energy Networks Association, on a new national campaign called Be Winter Ready. Be Winter Ready aims to encourage people to prepare in case they experience a power cut or gas emergency this winter. We’re contacting all of our stakeholders to make you […]

Newington History Group

Newington History Group Tom Ledger, whose family is one of Newington’s oldest having farmed at Wormdale for generations, will cover 100 years of farming at the meeting of Newington History Group on Thursday, November 9 at 7.30pm. The group, which meets in the Methodist Hall, Church Lane ME9 7JT, seeks to unearth, preserve and promote […]

KCC Budget Consultation

HAVE YOUR SAY ON KENT COUNTY COUNCIL’S PROPOSED 2018/19 BUDGET To balance KCC’s budget for 2018/19 we have to find an estimated £66m of savings in response to additional spending demands and reduced government grant. Our consultation includes plans for £56m of savings with a further £9m yet to be identified. We would really welcome […]

Newington History Group meetings

Newington History Group The story of the poor people from the county whose passage was paid to help them emigrate to the colonies will be told at Newington History Group’s September meeting.  The details will be given by Helen Allinson, author of Farewell to Kent,  on Thursday, September 14, 7.30pm in the Methodist Hall, Church Lane […]

Temporary Overnight closures of A2 High Street, Newington on 23 and 24 August

Temporary Overnight closures of part of A2 High Street, Newington, near Sittingbourne are planned for 23 and 24 August. Closures are from 8.00 pm through until approximately 5.00 am each night and the A2 High Street will be closed between the junctions with Playstool Road and Callaways Lane. ~ There will be no direct access […]

Newington is a Cold Calling Controlled Zone

Newington is now a designated Cold Calling Controlled Zone.  The Parish Council, in conjunction with Neighbourhood Watch, has set up a Cold Calling Controlled Zone throughout the village.  Door step callers selling goods or services are now no longer welcome without prior arrangement and any trader calling unannouced will be monitored. Any resident receiving an […]