Fake TV Licensing Emails

Fake TV Licensing Emails have been sent to 1,000s of people.   Be aware – there have been more than 5,000 reports about fake TV Licensing emails in the last 3 months. The banks say they cannot reimburse customers who have mistakenly authorised payments to fraudsters. How the Fraudsters Work: An email is received about […]

Newington Festival 2019

The Parish Council is looking for people to organise and help stage the annual village festival.  There is a public meeting on Tuesday 8 January at 7pm in the Wickham Room in the Village Hall to discuss the event. If you have ideas as to how to improve the event or are willing to lend […]

Swale Borough Council Strategic Swale Air Quality Action Plan 2018 – 22

Swale Borough Council has been developing a new Strategic Swale Air Quality Action Plan 2018 – 22 which has been the culmination of  a number of reports to Cabinet during 2017 and 2018.  The consultation for the Action Plan started on 20 November and will be running until 29 January 2019. The Borough Council is […]

Latest POLICE.UK Crime Data for the Area – September/ October 2018

Hartlip, Newington and Upchurch   Here is a brief summary of the crime information for the past 2 months: September 2018 October 2018 All crime 46 37 Anti-social behaviour 2 2 Bicycle theft 0 0 Burglary 3 2 Criminal damage and arson 13 10 Drugs 1 1 Other crime 0 1 Other theft 2 8 […]

Neighbourhood Watch ~ Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch Ward

 Neighbourhood Watch ~ Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch Ward XY/068938/18: Between 9:15 and 9:50pm on 23rd of October, a red Honda 150cc Motocross Dirt Bike was stolen in Grenadier Close Rainham Gillingham. If you have any information that could help investigators please contact Kent police on telephone number 101 and quote the relevant Crime Number. For […]

Protect your property this winter

Protect your property this winter As the evenings start to become longer Kent Police is reminding home owners to take simple crime prevention steps to keep their properties secure. With residents leaving their homes throughout the winter months to attend festive events, such as Bonfire Night and Christmas there is typically a spike in burglary […]

KCC Budget consultation

Kent County Council is currently consulting on its proposed budget for 2019/2020. The consultation closes on 21 November 2018. KCC estimates that increased demands and costs will amount to about £66 million, which together with net grant reductions of £28 million result in the need to raise and/or save £94 million. The consultation explains that […]