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Parish Council meetings

The Parish Council meetings calendar, with other meetings which affect the parish e.g. Ashford Borough Council Planning Committee, Cabinet and Council meetings, Kent Association of Local Councils training days and meetings, and WYE3 Masterplan related events.

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Planning Working Group

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:00

Planning Working Group informal meeting to consider current planning applications, pre-application plans and planning policy matters.

Venue:
Reece Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Regional Tree Forum

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 09:30

The Tree Council's annual Tree Warden Forum for the South East

09.30 - 16.30

Hosted by the Kent Tree & Pond Partnership. Speakers include:

Sara Lom, CEO, The Tree Council

Dr Tony Whitbread, former CEO Sussex Wildlife Trust and foremost thinker on woodlands and natural regeneration 'The future tree-scape of South East England'

Kenton Rogers, Treeconomics, a groundbreaking social enterprise highlighting the value of trees 'Understanding the value of trees using i-Tree surveys and the role of trees in pollution mitigation'

Jon Stokes, Director of Trees, The Tree Council National tree initiatives and plans to celebrate the Tree Wardens' 30th Anniversary plans in 2020

Madeleine Hodge, Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 'The Ash Project'

The Forum Talks will take place in the morning at Downswood Community Association Hall and the group will have the chance to visit the magnificent Mote Park in the afternoon. An award-winning parkland, Mote Park is a huge green space in the heart of Maidstone with vast numbers of mature trees creating a beautiful and tranquil landscape.

Venue:
Downswood Community Association Hall, Mote Park, Chiltern Close, Downswood, Maidstone ME15 8XG Maidstone
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Breathing Space

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 13:00

Breathing Space

13.00 - 13.30

Half an hour of mindful quiet at the start of the week. Everyone is welcome. Relax in a safe and quiet space. There will be a hot drink on arrival and a short guided mindfulness exercise.

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Nikki Holy or Linda Cross

Introduction to Finance for Local Councils

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 18:00

Introduction to Finance for Local Councils

18.00 - 21.30

Trainer: David Buckett

Venue:
Sheerness Town Council Masters House Trinity Road Sheerness ME12 2PG
Contact:
Kent Association of Local Councils

ABC Planning Committee

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 19:00

Agenda (see ABC website for agenda and minutes)

Venue:
Civic Centre
Contact:
Rosie Reid
Parish Council

Parish Council

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 19:15

November Parish Council meeting

19.15

Venue:
Methodist Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2019-1106 Council (PDF, 312 Kb)

Introduction to Planning for Local Councils

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 18:00

Introduction to Planning for Local Councils

18.00 - 21.30

Trainer: Lindsay Frost

The evening will cover development control; material considerations; planning law; best practice; the plan-led system; neighbourhood planning andresponding to planning applications.

Venue:
Sheerness Town Council Masters House Trinity Road Sheerness ME12 2PG
Contact:
Kent Association of Local Councils

Wye Flood Working Group site visit

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:00

Wye Flood Working Group site visit to Wye Mill

09.00

Venue:
Wye Mill
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Act of Remembrance

Act of Remembrance

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 11:00

Act of Remembrance

11.00

Laying of wreaths at the Wye War Memorial

(This follows the 10.00 annual Remembrance Day Service at Wye Parish Church)

Venue:
Wye War Memorial, High Street
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Living Wage Commission - New Rate Announcement

Living Wage Commission - New Rate Announcement

Mon, 11 Nov 2019

Living Wage Week - start

The real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and the rates are calculated annually by the Resolution Foundation and overseen by the Living Wage Commission, based on the best available evidence about living standards in London and the UK.

The UK Living Wage rate (announced in November 2018) outside of London was £9 per hour. Whereas the London rate was £10.55 per hour. The new pay rates announced 11th December 2019 are £9.30 (outside London rate ) and £10.75 (London rate). For comparison, the statutory National Living Wage is currently £8.21 (for all employees aged over 25).

Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council is an accredited 'Living Wage Employer'.

Venue:
n/a
Contact:
Living Wage Foundation, Citizens UK Head Office, 136 Cavell Street, London E1 2JA
Armistice Day - Act of Remembrance

Armistice Day - Act of Remembrance

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 11:00

Armistice Day

Act of Remembrance

11.00

Wye War Memorial.

At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month - we will remember them.

Venue:
Wye War Memorial, High Street
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Breathing Space

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:00

Breathing Space

13.00 - 13.30

Half an hour of mindful quiet at the start of the week. Everyone is welcome. Relax in a safe and quiet space. There will be a hot drink on arrival and a short guided mindfulness exercise.

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Nikki Holy or Linda Cross

English Rural Housing meeting

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 14:00

English Rural Housing

Affordable Housing Working Group meeting with Alison Thompson English Rural Housing, Development Manager for Kent and Essex.

Venue:
Reece Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:00

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Venue:
Councill Chamber, Civic Centre
Contact:
Clare Ricketts
Tags: O&S

Wye Flood Working Group

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:00

Wye Flood Working Group

19.00

Venue:
Methodist Church
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Parish Council office closed

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 09:00

Parish Council office closed for staff training.

Venue:
Parish Council office
Contact:
Parish Clerk

KCC Highways Parish Seminar

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 09:50

KCC Highways, Transportation and Waste - Parish Seminar

For parish councils in Ashford, Canterbury and Folkestone and Hythe districts

09.50 - 13.00

  • Highways input into the development planning process
  • Joint working with parishes on highway plans
  • HGV management issues
  • Major projects
  • Road Safety Education
  • Updates from Cabinet Member and Director and KALC

Highways Market Place - a range of highways and waste stands where parishes can find out more about various parts of these services from highways colleagues.

Venue:
Canterbury Cricket Ground, Old Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3NZ.
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Flyer Working Group

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:00

Wye Flyer Working Group

16.00

Community transport options meeting with Lady Joanna Thornhill Primary School

Venue:
Lady Joanna Thornhill Primary School
Contact:
Parish Clerk

ABC Cabinet

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:00

ABC Cabinet meeting - agenda to follow

Venue:
Council Chamber Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford TN23 1PL
Contact:
Keith Fearon 01233 330564

Breathing Space

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:00

Breathing Space

13.00 - 13.30

Half an hour of mindful quiet at the start of the week. Everyone is welcome. Relax in a safe and quiet space. There will be a hot drink on arrival and a short guided mindfulness exercise.

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Nikki Holy or Linda Cross

KALC Joint Parishes Planning Committee

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:00

Kent Association of Local Councils (KALC)

18.00 - 18.50

NB. Joint Parishes Planning Committee meeting date brought forward to avoid the general election period as no rooms will be available in the Civic Centre after 25th November.

Venue:
Civic Centre, Committee Room 2
Contact:
KALC Ashford Area Committee Secretary

KALC Area Committee

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:00

Agenda (to follow)

NB. Meeting date brought forward to avoid the general election period as no rooms will be available in the Civic Centre after 25th November.

Venue:
Civic Centre, Ashford
Contact:
Wye PC / KALC representative)
Resources and General Purposes Committee

Resources and General Purposes Committee

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:15

Meeting of the Resources & General Purposes Committee

(Note change of date. This is a consequence of the KALC meeting date being brought forward to avoid the general election period, as no rooms will be available in the Civic Centre after 25th November).

Venue:
Methodist Church
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Documents:
Agenda 2019-1121 Resources (PDF, 305 Kb)

KALC The Dynamic Councillor - Training

Sat, 23 Nov 2019 09:09

The Dynamic Councillor workshop and training module is for new Councillors and those who would like a refresher. This three hour module workshop will explore the role and responsibilities of a parish/town councillor.

09.00 registration and light refreshments. Training 09.30 - 12.30

C101 Challenges and opportunities

Section 1 – Roles and Responsibilities

  • Roles, Duties and Responsibilities: Councillors, Chairman, Clerk and Council
  • The Good Council and Councillor

Section 2 – Powers, Duties and Precept

  • The Duties of Local Councils
  • Powers
  • The Budget

Section 3 Management and the Meeting

  • Preparation for a meeting
  • The agenda

Section 4 The Council and the Community

  • Mapping the connections
  • Key players
  • Tools of engagement

C111 Workshop

Venue:
Lenham Community Centre, 12 Groom Way, Lenham, Maidstone ME17 2QT
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Breathing Space

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 13:00

Breathing Space

13.00 - 13.30

Half an hour of mindful quiet at the start of the week. Everyone is welcome. Relax in a safe and quiet space. There will be a hot drink on arrival and a short guided mindfulness exercise.

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Nikki Holy or Linda Cross
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