Local News & Events

Parish Council Vacancy

Brenchley Parish Council has a vacancy for a councillor. Would you like to contribute to your local community in this way?

New Parish Council Clerk

Following the resignatin of Martin Powell, Brenchley Parish Council has now appointed a new Parish Clerk.

Parish Council Report - March

The Parish Council Report for March has been published.

Local WiRE Network

A local branch of Women in Rural Enterprise (WiRE) will hold its first meeting in Matfield in May.

Diabetes Meeting

Brenchley and Horsmonden Surgeries' Patients Participation Group (PPG) is holding a meeting on Thursday 27 April at Horsmonden Village Hall, at 7pm, to present the issue of diabetes.

Goudhurst U3A

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

Closure of Matfield Store

The InnStore at Matfield closed at the end of March.

Booking Stalls at Matfield Fete

If you would like a stall at Matfield Summer Fete on Saturday 15th July, bookings are now available.

Planning Applications

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council will no longer be notifying neighbours about planning applications.

Parish Plan Survey Results

A report on the results of the Parish Plan Survey has now been published in advance of the Public Meeting on 25 March.

Air Ambulance Talks

Would your club or group like to have a talk on the work of the Kent Air Ambulance Service? The Service is offering to give talks free of charge to groups who would like to hear more about the work of this charity.
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St Luke's Newsletter

St Luke's Church in Matfield publishes a periodic newsletter which is designed to keep local residents in touch with what is happening at the church and in the community. The March 2017 issue has now been published.
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Brenchley Yoga

A new yoga class is starting on Monday afternoons in Brenchley Memorial Hall.
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All Saints' Newsletter

Read the Christmas newsletter from All Saints' Church, Brenchley

Borough Council Call for Sites

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is preparing a new Local Plan for the next twenty years, which will guide development througout the borough. The Council has recently published locations that have been submitted in response its recent Call for Sites, which encouraged individuals and organisations to put land forward for potential development.

Parish Council Meetings

Parish Council meetings and agendas are published on this website. Local residents are welcome to attend any Council meeting.

Power Cut Number

A new national power cut phone line – 105 – has been launched to help people contact the electricity company in the event of a power cut.

Matfield Fete Video

Watch the video of Saturday's Matfield Fete - made by David Doré, an independent film producer from Tunbridge Wells.

Weekend Amenity Vehicle

The weekend amenity vehicle currently visits Brenchley and Matfield each Sunday to allow people to dispose of rubbish which is not taken by the normal refuse collection. There will be changes in this service from the beginning of August.

Reporting Potholes

Kent County Council can repair potholes quite quickly if they are identified and reported by members of the public.