Local News & Events

New School - Meetings

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.

Fernham Homes Development in Matfield

Fernham Homes is proposing to develop, for housing, 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.

Neighbourhood Plan Drop-in Sessions

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.

PC Response to Development Proposal

Brenchley & Matfield Parish Council has published its response to the development proposal for the 'Island Site' (the triangle of land at the north end of Matfield bounded by Coppers Lane, Brenchley Road and Maidstone Road).

Goudhurst U3A

Click on the link below for forthcoming events at Goudhurst U3A.

Ongoing Parish Council Work

Brenchley Parish Council has updated its list of ongoing work in the Parish.

Booking Stalls at Matfield Fete

If you would like a stall at Matfield Summer Fete on Saturday 6th July, bookings are now available.

Brenchley School Redevelopment

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.

Neighbourhood Plan Update - Call for Sites

Following recent Neighbourhood Plan public sessions, it became clear that many residents were unaware of the “Call for Sites” instigated by TWBC as part of the Local Plan process. Details are now included here.

New Name for Brenchley Parish

The Parish of Brenchley is now the Parish of Brenchley and Matfield.

Gatwick Master Plan

Gatwick airport has publicised a new plan for development at the airport

New Parish Councillor

Mr Graeme Stevenson has been co-opted as a member of Brenchley Parish Council.

New School Proposals

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

PC Statement on Primary School

Brenchley Parish Council has issued a statement with regard to proposals to rebuild Brenchley and Matfield Primary School.