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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 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 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 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 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 Admin

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

Urgent Road Closure - The Street, Brook

Urgent Road Closure - The Street, Brook

The road will be closed on Tuesday 25th February between the junctions of Amage Road and Troy Town Lane. KCC have advised that closure will be between 09:00 and 16:00.

Posted: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 11:08 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Roadworks

Wye now has more Flood Wardens than Tonbridge

Kent Resilience Forum logo

After a Flood Warden training session run by the Environment Agency Flood Resilience Team last week, Wye now has more Flood Wardens than Tonbridge. Participants found the training highly informative and heard much practical information on this important role. Flood wardens are volunteers who are trained to help before, during and after flood events, and support people who live in places that are at... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 23:15 by Admin

Tags: Community Flood Plan, Environment Agency, Flood Plain, Flood Resilience, Flood Warden, River Stour, Wye Bridge, Wye Flood Group

Wye Level Crossing Closure

Wye Level Crossing Closure

Temporary Road Closure – Wye Level Crossing, Wye, Ashford – 22-24 February 2020

A closure of Wye Level Crossing, Wye is planned from Saturday 22 February 2020 at 11.00 pm continuing through to 24 February at approximately 4.00 am.

Bridge Street will be closed in the vicinity of the Level Crossing.

~ There will be no direct access between the A28 and Wye during these works ~

The alternative... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:11 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Access

Homes in the TN25 postcode area are in the dark again

A single candle flame burns in the darkness

A power cut first reported this morning at 07.07 is still affecting an unknown number of homes in the TN25 4 postcode area over thirteen hours later. This postcode covers the parishes of Boughton Aluph, Eastwell and Westwell, and is a large and mainly rural area between Bilting and Kempes Corner and East Mountain Lane, north to Challock and west to Sandyhurst Lane and Westwell. The postcode also includes... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 16 Feb 2020 20:15 by Admin

Tags: Bilting, Boughton Aluph, Boughton Lees, Challock, Kempes Corner, Physical Infrastructure, Power Cut, Sandyhurst Lane, UK Power Networks, Westwell

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