Working for Wye - past, present and future

Events Diary

Coronavirus Covid-19 national lockdown: please check future plans with individual club and event organisers, not the Parish Clerk. The Wye Events Diary can help bona fide community event organisers in the Wye area to publicise forthcoming events. This is a free public service for local voluntary sector organisations only. To advertise your community event, just click on the 'Add Item' button, located immediately below the diary. Please note: Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council accepts no responsibility for externally provided information, nor its accuracy, nor any links published on this website. Publication on this website does not signify any endorsement or responsibility. The site editors may decline to publish items or edit them.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 1 2 3

Road Closure: Scotton Street, Coldharbour Lane

Mon, 30 Aug 2021

Road Closure: Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane, until 1st September, for gas main replacement works. See attached Closure notice and website for details and updates.

Venue:
Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane
Contact:
KCC Highways
Documents:
Notice: Road Closure - Scotton Street, Coldharbour Lane (PDF, 309 Kb)
Red Admiral butterfly feeding on buddleia

Late Summer Bank Holiday

Mon, 30 Aug 2021

Late Summer Bank Holiday

Venue:
n/a
Contact:
n/a

Road Closure: Scotton Street, Coldharbour Lane

Tue, 31 Aug 2021

Road Closure: Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane, until 1st September, for gas main replacement works. See attached Closure notice and website for details and updates.

Venue:
Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane
Contact:
KCC Highways
Documents:
Notice: Road Closure - Scotton Street, Coldharbour Lane (PDF, 309 Kb)
Small Copper butterfly feeding on ragwort on the last day of summer 2021. It has only three wings left

End of Summer

Tue, 31 Aug 2021

The end of metrological summer 31st August.

The Small Copper butterfly looks battered. It has only three wings left, but it makes the most of a brief sunny spell to feed on ragwort.

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
N/A

Road Closure: Scotton Street, Coldharbour Lane

Wed, 01 Sep 2021

Road Closure: Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane, until 1st September, for gas main replacement works. See attached Closure notice and website for details and updates.

Venue:
Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane
Contact:
KCC Highways
Documents:
Notice: Road Closure - Scotton Street, Coldharbour Lane (PDF, 309 Kb)
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Informal Project Briefing Meeting

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:30

Informal project briefing and COVID-19 update meeting for parish councillors

09.30 - 11.00

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Kent Association of Local Council's logo

KALC Area Committee (virtual meeting)

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 19:00

Kent Association of Local Councils area committee meeting

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Wye PC / KALC representative)
Kent Association of Local Council's logo

KALC The Dynamic Councillor - Online Training

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 18:00

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. Trainer: Clive Powell

Training 18.00 (Waiting Room) 18.00 (start) - 21.00 (ends) Open Forum (optional)

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 and Duties (exercise)

  • The Duties of Local Councils
  • Powers
  • The Budget

Section 3 Meetings and Procedures

  • Preparation for a meeting
  • The agenda

Section 4 Community Development

  • Mapping the connections
  • Key players
  • Tools of engagement

Section 5. Councillors' Development

Venue:
Virtual training
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Road Closed warning sign

Olantigh Road Closure

Fri, 03 Sep 2021

Olantigh Road, Wye temporary road closure Friday 3rd September 09.00 - 15.30 (estimated completion) between the junctions with Sole Street and Eggarton Lane, Godmersham for BT Openreach works.

Venue:
Olantigh Road
Contact:
One Network via the link above
Documents:
Notice: Road Closure - Olantigh Road, Godmersham (PDF, 50 Kb)
Wye Farmers' Market logo

Wye Farmers' Market - The Green

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

The Wye Farmers' Market returns to The Green, on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Please observe notices that may control entry and exit, and observe social distancing wherever possible.

For details of the new one-way system and to keep up to date with the changing situation, please check with the Wye Farmers' Market website

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Market Manager 07804 652 156
Kent Police logo

Kent Police Open Day

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 10:00

Kent Police Public Open Day

10.00 - 16.00 Ticket Only Event

Watch Police teams in action, learn how we work with partners to keep Kent safe and find out how you can begin a rewarding career in policing.

The event is free but there are limited tickets available. More information and booking.

Venue:
Kent Police College, Coverdale Avenue, Maidstone ME15 9DW
Contact:
Kent Police via the title link

Brook Family Picnic

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 12:00

Brook Family Picnic and informal social event

12.00 -17.00

Bring your own picnic and drinks

There will be: music, free tea and coffee

Venue:
Brook Village Hall and Recreation Ground
Contact:
Simon Whorlow via the Brook Village Hall website
Society of Local Council Clerks logo

SLCC Kent Branch

Tue, 07 Sep 2021

SLCC Kent Branch

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Surgery and Dispensary CLOSED for training

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 13:00

Wye Surgery and Dispensary CLOSED for training

From 13.00

Venue:
Wye Surgery
Contact:
Wye Surgery
Society of Local Council Clerks logo

SLCC Webinar: Introduction to Planning Obligations

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 14:00

Introduction to Planning Obligations

14.00 - 15.00

Section 106 agreements and the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) (collectively often known as planning obligations). Changes proposed to these by the Government as part of its reforms of the planning system.

Led by Andrew Towlerton, National Planning Advisor to the Society of Local Council Clerks, town planner and clerk.

Venue:
Online training
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Ashford Borough Council logo

Joint Transportation Board (virtual meeting)

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 17:00

Joint Transportation Board

Venue:
Virtual Meeting - Teams Meeting. View directions
Contact:
Danny Sheppard Telephone: 01233 330349

Environmental Audit Committee

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 14:40

Environmental Audit Committee

Mapping the path to net zero inquiry hears evidence related to the NAO's report 'Local Government and Net Zero in England'

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
N/A
Canterbury Take Care cover of SAVE Britain's Heritage report, image Mercery Lane and Christchurch Gate

SAVE Britain's Heritage - Guided Walks and Launch of 'Canterbury Take Care!'

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 14:00

14.00 Meet at the Cathedral Lodge

14.30 Walking tours of Canterbury led by some of the contributors to the book:

Clive Bowley - Canterbury a city of timber framed buildings

Paul Bennett - Parish churches and monastic remains

Amicia de Moubray - Mathematical tiles and their uses in Canterbury

Ptolemy Dean - Post war redevelopment and its enduring legacy

16.00 Tea, Speeches and Panel Discussion in the Cathedral Lodge, The Precinct, Canterbury, CT1 2EH

Launch of the Canterbury Take Care! report published by SAVE Britain's Heritage.

Afterwards, all are very welcome to attend Cathedral Evensong at 17.30.

Booking is essential

Free Event. Walking tour numbers are limited, tickets will be issued on a first come first served basis. Please book your place here via Eventbrite.

Venue:
Meet at the Cathedral Lodge, Canterbury
Contact:
SAVE Britain's Heritage (Reg. Charity No. 269129)
Ashford Borough Council logo

Local Council Forum (Virtual Meeting)

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 14:00

Local Council Forum

14.00 - 16.00

2pm: Welcome

2.10pm: The Queens Canopy Tree Planting initiative

2.30pm: The draft Carbon Neutral Action Plan

3.00pm: Break

3.10pm: The next household waste management contract

3.30pm: Future forums

3.45pm The Mayor's Environment Event

3.55pm: Close

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Children's Playing Field Charity (virtual meeting)

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 18:00

Children's Playing Field Charity (virtual meeting)

Trustee meeting to approve the annual accounts 2020-2021

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Parish Council (Hybrid Meeting)

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 18:45

Parish Council

(Meeting deferred from 7th September)

The Microsoft Teams Live waiting room for this hybrid meeting will open to the public from 18.30 onwards. This virtual meeting can be viewed either via the Microsoft Teams app (free to download), or via the web, or attended in person.

However, space at Unit 2b Briar Close is restricted. To minimise risks during the pandemic it is necessary to distance the seats. Therefore this limits the number of people who can attend a meeting in person. Please contact the Clerk at least a day beforehand to reserve a seat.

Agenda below (reissued with the new date) with meeting link

Venue:
Unit 2b Briar Close, Bramble Lane
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2021-0913 Parish Council (PDF, 500 Kb)
Ashford Borough Council logo

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 19:00

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Venue:
Ashford Borough Council
Contact:
Clare Ricketts
Battle of Britain Memorial Capel le Ferne

Battle of Britain Day

Wed, 15 Sep 2021

Battle of Britain Day

Venue:
National event
Contact:
n/a
Kent County Council logo

Vision Zero Road Safety Strategy

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:00

KCC Road Safety Strategy launch

10.00 - 16.00

The Vision Zero event is in association with Project EDWARD, Every Day Without a Road Death and will feature live vehicle technology demonstration, an exhibition of some of key stakeholders and speakers including HRH Prince Michael of Kent and Baroness Vere, Minster for Transport. The event will showcase all the elements of the Safe System Approach.

Venue:
Manston Airport
Contact:
KCC Highways visionzero@kent.gov.uk
NHS logo

NHS Ashford Health and Wellbeing Reference Group

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 15:00

NHS NHS Ashford Health and Wellbeing Reference Group

15.00 - 16.30

Organ and Tissue Donation

CCG Updates

Ruby Ward, Medway Hospital public consultation

Venue:
Online meeting via Teams
Contact:
NHS Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group
Ashford Borough Council logo

ABC Planning Committee

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 19:00

ABC Planning Committee

Venue:
Ashford Borough Council
Contact:
Rosie Reid
Canterbury Festival logo

To Move the Mind: Reading Salvation in the Late Medieval Parish Church

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:00

To Move the Mind: Reading Salvation in the Late Medieval Parish Church

Doors open 10.00 with tea and coffee

Talk 11.00

Speaker: Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh, Principal Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Centre for Kent History and Heritage
Tickets £12.00 (includes a £1.50 booking fee)

Venue:
St Peter’s Methodist Church, Canterbury CT1 2BE
Contact:
Canterbury Festival Bookings
Kent Resilience Forum logo

Wye Flood Working Group - Flood Warden Refresher Training

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:00

Wye Flood Working Group - Flood Warden refresher training

Trainers: Environment Agency Flood Resilience Team, Kent Resilience Team

19.00 -20.00

Flood wardens are volunteers trained to help and prepare people in local communities that are at risk of flooding. They play an important role in the preparing a community flood plan and putting it in to practice. Flood wardens also provide a vital link between a local community and those responsible for responding to a flood.

Contact the Parish Clerk to reserve a place or register interest

Venue:
Online training
Contact:
Parish Clerk 01233 812 459
Great Big Green Week

Great Big Green Week

Sat, 18 Sep 2021

Great Big Green Week

18th - 26th September 2021

A national week of 4,500+ events to celebrate community action on climate change, and encourage others to become involved. Communities across the country are coming together for the Great Big Green Week. It will be the biggest event for climate and nature ever in the UK, and everyone is invited to take part/

Resources for event organisers and event calendar

The Climate Coalition is the operating name of the climate movement. Registered charity no. 1109973

Venue:
National events
Contact:
The Climate Coalition - see website for events
Wye Farmers' Market logo

Wye Farmers' Market - The Green

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

The Wye Farmers' Market returns to The Green, on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Please observe notices that may control entry and exit, and observe social distancing wherever possible.

For details of the new one-way system and to keep up to date with the changing situation, please check with the Wye Farmers' Market website

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Market Manager 07804 652 156
Battle of Britain Memorial Capel le Ferne

Battle of Britain Sunday

Sun, 19 Sep 2021

Battle of Britain Sunday

Venue:
National event
Contact:
n/a

Landscapes for Life Week

Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Landscapes for Life week –the annual celebration of the UK's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To protect what remains and restore what has been lost.

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a designated exceptional landscape whose distinctive character and natural beauty are precious enough to be safeguarded in the national interest. AONBs are protected and enhanced for nature, people, business and culture.

Venue:
National event
Contact:
N/A

Landscapes for Life Week

Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Landscapes for Life week –the annual celebration of the UK's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To protect what remains and restore what has been lost.

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a designated exceptional landscape whose distinctive character and natural beauty are precious enough to be safeguarded in the national interest. AONBs are protected and enhanced for nature, people, business and culture.

Venue:
National event
Contact:
N/A

Landscapes for Life Week

Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Landscapes for Life week –the annual celebration of the UK's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To protect what remains and restore what has been lost.

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a designated exceptional landscape whose distinctive character and natural beauty are precious enough to be safeguarded in the national interest. AONBs are protected and enhanced for nature, people, business and culture.

Venue:
National event
Contact:
N/A
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Parish Council (Hybrid Extraordinary Meeting) DEFERRED

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 18:45

Parish Council extraordinary meeting - deferred until further notice

With apologies for any inconvenience caused.

The Microsoft Teams Live waiting room for this hybrid meeting will open to the public from 18.30 onwards. This virtual meeting can be viewed either via the Microsoft Teams app (free to download), or via the web, or attended in person.

However, space at Unit 2b Briar Close is very restricted. To minimise risks during the pandemic it is necessary to distance the seats. Therefore this limits the number of people who can attend a meeting in person. Please contact the Clerk at least a day beforehand to reserve a seat.

Agenda NOT APPLICABLE

Venue:
Unit 2b Briar Close, Bramble Lane
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Kent Association of Local Council's logo

KALC Joint Parishes Planning Committee (Virtual Meeting)

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 19:00

KALC Joint Parishes Planning Committee (Virtual Meeting)

S106 Working Group

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning coffee and cake logo

Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning 2021

Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning

'Whatever your reason to host, your support has the power to raise vital funds for people living with cancer. The official date is 24th September, but you can hold yours whenever you like.'

Sign up to organise your own event and help Macmillan Cancer Support do whatever it takes for people living with cancer.

Venue:
National events
Contact:
Macmillan Cancer Support
Wye Can Do Cafe logo

Wye Can Do Cafe and Repair Cafe - Launch

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 09:30

Wye Can Do Cafe and Repair Cafe - Launch

10.00 - 12.00

Small Village Hall

A monthly opportunity to drop-in have a coffee, chat with neighbours and share tips on reducing our carbon footprint

Subject for the first meeting: cutting down on single use plastics

Venue:
Wye Village Hall, Bridge Street, Wye TN25 5EA
Contact:
Our Place Wye
Kent Association of Local Council's logo

Annual Clerks' Conference (Virtual Event)

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 10:00

Annual Clerks Conference

10.00 - 15.30

Venue:
Online training
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Ashford Borough Council logo

ABC Special Planning Committee

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 19:00

ABC Planning Committee

Venue:
Ashford Borough Council
Contact:
Rosie Reid
Ashford Borough Council logo

ABC Cabinet

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 19:00

ABC Cabinet meeting

Venue:
Ashford Borough Council
Contact:
Danny Sheppard Telephone: 01233 330349
Wye Farmers' Market logo

Wye Farmers' Market - The Green

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

The Wye Farmers' Market returns to The Green, on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Please observe notices that may control entry and exit, and observe social distancing wherever possible.

For details of the new one-way system and to keep up to date with the changing situation, please check with the Wye Farmers' Market website

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Market Manager 07804 652 156