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Wye Station ticket office is closed until further notice

Poster  with Coronavirus travel advice from Southeastern Railway

Southeastern Railway has announced the temporary closure of Wye ticket office, and those at 58 other railway stations across the region. Southeastern targeted ticket offices that have been selling less than 20 tickets a day recently. In normal times Phil Coleman would expect to sell around a hundred 'walk up' tickets from Wye every morning. Clearly people are heeding the government's advice to 'only... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 22:15 by Parish Admin

Tags: Ashford International, Canterbury West, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Ebbsfleet International, Southeastern, Stratford International, Ticket Office, Wye Station

Wye Farmers’ Market goes online from Saturday 4th April

Wye Farmers' Market in Easter 2019, with hundreds of people enjoying the spring sunshine on The Green

The medieval market square in Wye has seen many changes over the centuries, but Saturday 4th April will make history. The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing the Wye Farmers' Market producers to offer their range of local produce online. Instead of the normal market stalls, The Green will act as a collection point where customers can pick up their pre-ordered local produce at an allocated time - and then... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 21:34 by Parish Admin

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Latin School, Local Food, Pandemic, The Green, Wakelins the Butcher, Wye Bakery, Wye Chemist, Wye Co-op, Wye Farmers’ Market, Wye News, Wye Post Office

Newsletter 67 provides reassurance and hope for anxious residents

Screenshot of Wye Parish Council's E-Newsletter 67 masthead

Cllr David Reece has written to all residents on the parish council's email mailing list. David said that 'at this very uncertain and worrying time, as the world changes and the country goes into lockdown and the unknown, please be assured that your Parish Council is working hard to support you as best we can, and keep our village going. To date the Parish Council has:...' (Please download David's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 17:33 by Parish Admin

Tags: APM, Annual Parish Meeting, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Newsletter

Wye Surgery has switched to eConsult for patient consultations

Wye Surgery's new eConsult online system for patient consultations

Wye Surgery now provides an online health advice and information service via eConsult. This replaces the askmyGP telephone consultation system. There is no need to register or login to eConsult, or wait until Reception opens in the morning - just use the service whenever you need. Normally patients will receive a quick reply from one of the GPs the next working day or sooner.

Wye Surgery advises that... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 23:15 by Parish Admin

Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Social Distancing, Wye Surgery

Temporary Overnight Road Closure – High Street, Wye, Ashford – 9 April 2020

Temporary Overnight Road Closure – High Street, Wye, Ashford – 9 April 2020

An overnight closure of High Street, Wye, Ashford, is planned for Thursday 9 April 2020 from 7.30 pm through until approximately 6.00 am.

High Street will be closed in the general vicinity of number 34, with no through access between the junctions with The Green and Olantigh Road.

The alternative route for traffic is via Upper Bridge Street, Bridge Street and Church Street

The closure is to allow permanent... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 09:53 by Parish Clerk

Tags: High Street, Roadworks, South East Water

Are you concerned about the future of Wye?

Image of a dictionary definition of a 'councillor'

Do you care about your community? If so, you could make a great parish councillor. The role is unpaid, but very varied and it involves contributing to decisions on local policies and issues that affect residents. Between the monthly council and committee meetings there are less formal working group meetings. The role of a parish councillor includes being actively involved and accountable in grass roots... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 12:00 by Parish Admin

Tags: National Association of Local Councils, Notice of Vacancy, Ultra-localism, Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council

Disruption affects Wye and three rail lines into Ashford

A screenshot of train services at Wye Station Sunday 8th March 2020. This shows that 5 services are cancelled and only 4 are running

Following a day of heavy rain on Thursday two landslips near #Bearsted on Friday afternoon closed the Maidstone East to Ashford line. Consequently, train services to and from Wye are still disrupted. Network Rail reports that track clearance and repair work at Bearsted is 'currently running ahead of schedule' and expects trains to be running on the Maidstone East line from Monday morning.' Charing... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Mar 2020 21:30 by Parish Admin

Tags: Canterbury West, Chartham, Chilham, Hastings, Landslip, Network Rail, Ore, Southeastern, Wye Station

Naccolt Road will close again from Monday 2nd March 2020 for about nine weeks.

Road closure and diversion signs. Naccolt Road will be closed from Monday 2nd March 2020

Kent County Council Highways has made another Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on part of Naccolt Road. This latest road closure is necessary for safety reasons to enable South East Water's contractors to install a new water main in the vicinity of Pottery Cottages, and Herons Brook. These works will not deal with the separate problems of surface water flooding and drainage from the former... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 01 Mar 2020 20:30 by Parish Admin

Tags: A2070, A28, Blackwall Road, Bramble Lane, Brook, Canterbury Road, Herons Brook, High Street, Hinxhill, Hinxhill Road, KCC Highways, Naccolt Brickworks, Naccolt Road, Oxenturn Road, Pottery Cottages, Road Closure, South East Water, Spelders Hill, The Street, Upper Bridge Str

Wye level crossing: temporary traffic light controls from Sunday 1st March

Roadworks notice at Wye level crossing 1st March 2020

There will be no trains through Wye on Sunday 1st March. Kent County Council has issued a permit for temporary traffic light controls at Wye level crossing between Sunday 1st March and Wednesday 4th March. KCC Highways' warning to drivers is 'delays possible'. Network Rail needs access to the track via the Wye level crossing for road-rail vehicles (RRVs), and the materials it needs for planned track... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 21:30 by Parish Admin

Tags: Highway Safety, Network Rail, RRV, Track Maintenance, Wye Level Crossing

Public Meeting to design the new Sensory Garden

An elderly couple seated on a bench in a mature garden in early summer

Wye Community Warden Richard Sinden has called a Public Meeting to involve residents in the design of a new sensory garden. Spring is coming and the 2nd Wye Scouts aim to clear the land for the sensory garden in Little Chequers during March, ready for planting. The Public Meeting will be in the Reece Pavilion at 10.00 Thursday 27th February 2020. The Eden Project based Sensory Trust provides design... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:07 by Parish Admin

Tags: 2nd Wye Scout Group, ABC Community Fund, Cllr Noel Ovenden, Kent Community Foundation, Little Chequers, Sensory Garden, Sensory Trust

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