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


04/02/19 News item added:
There will be two sets of public meetings to consider proposals for the Brenchley School development - a meeting organised by local residents on 12 February and sessions organised by Brenchley 21 (the proposed developer) on 22 and 23 February.
04/02/19 News items added:
~Fernham Homes is proposing to develop, for housing, most of the triangle of land between Coppers Lane, Brenchley Road and Maidstone Road in Matfield. They will be holding a public exhibition of their plans on 12 February in Matfield Pavilion
~ Drop-in sessions are being arranged in Brenchley and Matfield to enable the community to discuss any ideas or queries about the Neighbourhood Plan with members of the Steering Group

03/02/19 Parish Council Minutes published for the PC meeting on 7 January 2019
03/02/19 News item added:
The Parish Council's response to a development proposal at the north end of Matfield
03/02/19 Diary page updated for February and March events
03/02/19 Roundabout magazine is now available to read online. Please see the Roundabout page of this website for details
30/01/19 Meeting Agenda published for the Full Council meeting on 4 February
27/01/19 News item added:
Ongoing Parish Council works for January 2019
27/01/19 News item added:
Forthcoming events at Goudhurst and District U3A
19/01/19 News item added:
Bookings are now available for stalls at Matfield Village Fete on Saturday 6th July
01/01/19 Matfield WI page updated with programme for 2019
16/12/18 The Council has approved its budget and precept for 2019-20 which can be seen on the Council Documents page. The precept will increase the local element of Council tax by just under 16%.
05/12/18 The Council has approved a Financial and Governmence Risk Assessment which can be seen on the Council Documents page
05/12/18 News item added:
Two members of Brenchley and Matfield Parish Council met with members of the Brenchley 21 Community Interest Company (B21)to discuss their latest plans for rebuilding Brenchley School and the associated housing development
05/12/18 Parish Council Minutes published for the PC meeting on 5 November
02/12/18 News item added:
Neighbourhood Plan update showing maps of the Borough Council's 'call for sites' for potential future development
28/11/18 New commercial listing added for:
Thomas Carter Ltd ,builders (listed under 'Architecture and Construction')
16/11/18 Parish Council meeting dates for 2019 have been published on the main PC page
16/11/18 Parish Council Minutes published for the PC meeting on 1 October
24/10/18 News item added:
The name of the Parish of Brenchley has now been changed to the Parish of Brenchley and Matfield
24/10/18 News item added:
Gatwick Airport has unveiled a new plan for future development
03/10/18 News item added:
Mr Graeme Stevenson has been co-opted as a member of Brenchley Parish Council
03/10/18 ~ Parish Council Minutes published for the PC meeting on 3 September
11/09/18 Parish Council Minutes published for the PC meeting on 2 July
08/09/18 News item added:
This month's Roundabout contains a letter, from the Chairman of the Board of Governors, setting out their proposals for a new Brenchley and Matfield Primary School