Working for Wye - past, present and future


Happy New Year from Wye!

The tenor bell and belfry Wye Church

With thanks to everybody who has helped to keep Wye going during 2021. Please continue to look after yourself, and your friends and neighbours. Together we can work for better times ahead. As the Wye tenor bell rings in 2022, may we wish you a very Happy New Year, from all of us at Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council.

Posted: Sat, 01 Jan 2022 00:01 by Admin

Tags: Belfry, New Year, Tenor Bell, Wye Church

Wye Farmers' Market - 1st January 2022

A signboard advertising Wye Farmers' Market - first and third Saturday each month, between 09.00 and 12.00

A small Wye Farmers' Market will be held on The Green on New Year's Day Saturday 1st January. Regular stall holders Woodpecker Farm, Chilham and Burscombe Cliff Farm, Egerton will be selling their locally produced organic eggs and meat. However, the next market on the third Saturday 15th January will offer the full range of local produce as normal. For over 20 years the twice monthly Wye Farmers' Market... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Dec 2021 20:07 by Admin

Tags: COVID-19, Local Produce, Social Distancing, Wye Farmers' Market

Christmas refuse and recycling collections 2021

Christmas 2021 Refuse and Recycling Collection Days

Wye's next household refuse and food waste collection (grey bins or black sacks) is scheduled for Thursday 30th December. Recycling is due for collection on Thursday the 6th January. BIFFA will resume the regular garden waste and bulky item collections after Monday 10th January. Please click here to book a bulk collection online. The Pilgrims Hospices Christmas Trees Recycling fundraising campaign,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 20:30 by Admin

Tags: Biffa, Canterbury, Christmas Tree Recycling, Fundraising, Recycling, Refuse, Thanet, Waste

Hinxhill Road closed again for up to 12 days

Hinxhill Road closure banner from 19th November 2021 for 12 days

KCC Highways has issued an emergency road closure order for Hinxhill Road to let UK Power Network contractors work near the rear entrance to the William Harvey Hospital. This road closure order runs from Friday 19th November and applies for up to twelve days. Though in fact KCC closed the road without warning yesterday. it should reopen in time for the Wye Christmas Street Party 3rd December. Meanwhile... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 17:34 by Admin

Tags: Hinxhill Park, Hinxhill Road, KCC Highways, Road Closure Notice, UK Power, William Harvey Hospital

Amage Road, Wye closed for up to five days

Amage Road closure notice 2021-1005

Kent County Council has closed Amage Road, Wye to through traffic for up to 4 days. The road has been closed at the new property Chitral, on the former Amage piggery site. This is necessary to enable UK Power contractors to carry out cabling works. The alternative route is via The Street, Spelders Hill, Naccolt Road, Oxenturn Road, Upper Bridge Street, Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane. KCC states... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 14:59 by Admin

Tags: Amage Road, Road Closure

'The building is not redundant, we can bring it back to life'

The former Methodist Church in Bridge Street, Wye, stands empty in the centre of Wye

Wye Methodist Church shut its doors in March 2020, when the first Covid lockdown forced all churches to close. Most have reopened, but the Methodist trustees decided instead to cease worship, and auction this Grade 2 listed building to the highest bidder. Then days before the auction last week, they withdrew the lot. For over a hundred years this building acted as a centre of community life in Wye.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 22:45 by Admin

Tags: Cllr Noel Ovenden, Community Centre, Pandemic, Wye Methodist Church

Fuel shortage - Wye adapts to keep on top of street litter

An overflowing litter bin in Church Street Wye

The fuel shortage is reaching into areas that most people never need to consider. The good news is that the Biffa household recycling and kitchen waste collection went ahead today as normal in Wye. However, the Biffa cage truck that would normally have emptied all the litter bins early this morning, stayed in the yard for lack of fuel. Fortunately, the Parish Council's street cleaner Cecil was on hand... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 14:05 by Admin

Tags: Biffa, Litter, Recycling

Wye Can Do Cafe and Repair Cafe - new initiatives launched

Wye Can Do Cafe logo

Our Place Wye launches a new event today, Saturday 25th September. Drop-in anytime between 10.00 and 12.00, have a coffee, chat with neighbours at Wye Village Hall and share practical tips on ways we can reduce our carbon footprint. The Repair Cafe is a parallel Our Place Wye initiative, also launching today during Great Big Green Week. This is a national celebration of climate action organised by... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 10:00 by Admin

Tags: Can Do Cafe, Carbon Footprint, Climate Action, Great Big Green Week, Our Place Wye, Repair Cafe

World record attempt to set off from Wye

David Charles of Thighs of Steel launches the final leg of the World Record attempt outside the Tickled Trout, Wye Saturday 18th September 2021

Intrepid cyclists will gather at the Tickled Trout in Wye on Saturday morning to complete their official Guinness World Record attempt. They will set out at 9am 18th September on the final 148km leg of their 2,400km ride. The marathon relay started in St Austell in Cornwall and will finish tomorrow in Dover. The cycle event organiser Thighs of Steel started in 2016, and aims to raise £100,000... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:20 by Admin

Tags: Charity, Fundraising, Guinness World Record, Olantigh, Refugees, Thighs of Steel, Tickled Trout

Wye Surgery patients please note

Wye Surgery main entrance

Wye Surgery advises that e-Consult will be closed over the August bank holiday from 12 noon, Friday 27th August until 08.00, Tuesday 31st August 2021

'During this brief time, e-consult WILL NOT be available online nationally – this is to help practices better meet the needs of patients who need care over the bank holiday weekend. During this time if you need, either:

Posted: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 10:43 by Admin

Tags: Pharmacy, Training, Wye Surgery

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