Latest Updates

All significant updates to the site in the last few months will be referenced here so you can easily see what changes have been made since your last visit


13/03/18 News item added:
The Quorum Chamber Choir will be giving a spring choral concert in Matfield Church on Saturday 21 April
11/03/18 Parish Council Minutes published for the Planning meeting on 20 February
09/03/18 News item added:
A Neighbourhood Plan website has now been created to bring together all of the material on the development of the Brenchley and Matfield Neighbourhood Plan.
07/03/18 News item added:
Following the resignation of Mrs Nicola Marriott, Brenchley Parish Council has a vacancy for a new councillor. Applications are sought from local residents by 26 March.
06/03/18 Diary page updated for March and early April events
06/03/18 News item added:
Forthcoming events at Goudhurst and District U3A
04/03/18 News items added:
~ The next public sessions in the development of the Neighbourhood Plan will be a Community Design Forum on 20-22 March to develop themes and policies for the Plan. All are welcome.
~ Brenchley Parish Council budget for 2018-19 has been published
28/02/18 Local History Society's page updated with the 2018 programme of meetings
27/02/18 Parish Council Minutes published for the main Council meeting in February
16/02/18 News item added:
The Royal British Legion will be holding an information and advice day for military veterans in Lamberhurst on 16 March
16/02/18 News item added:
The monthly report on ongoing Parish Council work
Consultation on the new Matfield Post Office service in Matfield Village Hall
13/02/18 News item added:
Potholes can be reported online to Kent County Council
13/02/18 Parish Council Minutes published for the Council meeting in January
21/01/18 News item added:
Bookings are now available for stalls at Matfield Village Fete on 7 July
15/01/18 News item added:
Matfield Post Office is re-opening on a part time basis in Matfield Village Hall from Wednesday 17 January
14/01/18 Parish Council Minutes published for the Council meeting in December
30/12/17 Matfield WI page updated with programme for 2018
Brenchley & Matfield Horticultural Society page updated with programme for winter/spring 2018
10/12/17 Planned PC meeting dates in 2018 have now been published on the main Parish Council page
08/12/17 Parish Council Minutes published for the Council meetings in November together with a programme and costings for Neighbourhood Development Plan work from two potential consultants
01/12/17 News item added:
A further update on TWBC work on the new Local Plan
08/11/17 A link to published material on Parish Councillors Disclosable Pecuniary Interests can now be found on the Parish Councillors page
22/10/17 News item added:
Brenchley Parish Council has published a Strategic Statement on its goals and priorities
12/10/17 News item added:
Publication of a letter from the Brenchley Parish Council Chairman about development of a Neighbourhood Development Plan
15/09/17 The Council's Annual Financial Return for 2016/17 has now been approved by an external auditor, as required by legislation. The Return will be retained on the Council Documents page
11/09/17 News item added:
~ Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has clarified its current position with regard to the possibility of a new 'garden village' being built in the Borough (eg around the Kippings Cross area)
10/09/17 News item added:
~ A further update on TWBC work on the new Local Plan and the results of the recent 'Call for Sites' which now includes the article in the September issue of Roundabout magazine
26/06/17 ~ Brenchley Parish Council has approved a policy statement on planning and development within the Parish.