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Oxenturn Road to close Monday 19th July

Road Closed warning sign

KCC Highways will close Oxenturn Road, Monday 19th of July 2021 Wye, between the Chequers Park entrance and Pottery Cottages, Naccolt. For operator safety reasons it will be necessary to close the road completely to traffic, for some time between 07.00 and 19.00. This is to enable contractors to apply a surface dressing treatment over approximately 2,000m of road between Wye and the former Naccolt... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 22:59 by Admin

Tags: KCC Highways, Naccolt Road, Oxenturn Road, Pottery Cottages, Surface Dressing

Planned road closures today and tomorrow

Map of the planned road closure of Oxenturn Road Wye, starting 21st June 2021 for three days

KCC Highways has issued a notice to close a section of the A28 today. This is to enable Network Rail to remove a hazardous trackside tree. The closed section is between Branch Road and The Beeches Chilham where the track runs in a cutting adjacent to the A28. The diversion route is via Challock on the A251 and A252. Network Rail estimated that its contractors would need six hours for the tree works... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:11 by Admin

Tags: A28, Chilham, Oxenturn Road, Road Closure

A20 Hythe Road and Bockham Lane - delays likely

Road closure notice for Bockham Lane Friday 18th June 2021

Starting today Monday 14th June KCC Highways has several roadworks planned along a four mile section of the A20 Hythe Road, between Junction A10a and Swan Lane Sellinge. From information provided by, KCC Highways plans to deploy some 12 sets of temporary traffic lights over the next 10 days. During this disruption BT has a licence to close Bockham Lane, for one day only Friday 18th June,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 09:24 by Admin

Tags: Bockham Lane, Hythe Road, Road Closure

Scotton Street closed until 1st June

Scotton Street Wye closed until 1st June 2021

Scotton Street remains closed until 1st June 2021 to enable UK Power to work on the electricity supply. There are also ongoing minor works in Upper Bridge Street (SGN gas) and Church Street (South East Water). Next week KCC Highways plans to close Wye Road 3rd and 4th June in the vicinity of Robertsdane, near Hastingleigh.

In the event of a power cut, report it online direct to UK Power. However, if... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 23 May 2021 21:00 by Admin

Tags: Road Closure, Scotton Street, UK Power

Naccolt Road due to close on Friday 21st May

Road closure notice for the Naccolt Road, Friday 21st May 2021

BT Openreach has a permit to close Naccolt Road on Friday 21st May for one day. KCC Highways is planning to start minor roadworks in Wye on the same day. The crossroads at Golden Square will be controlled by traffic lights between Tuesday 21st May and Tuesday 25th May. These roadworks are not scheduled to coincide with the school half term holidays 31st May (Whitsun bank holiday) to 4th June, so there... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021 20:24 by Admin

Tags: Golden Square, Naccolt Road

Ashford to Canterbury line to close for four days

Rail bridge over the River Stour at Chartham is about to be replaced in May 2021. A replacement will be build

Network Rail is preparing to replace its bridge over the River Stour at Chartham. The main heavy engineering work is scheduled over the bank holiday weekend to minimise disruption. Consequently, no trains will run between Ashford International and Canterbury West for four days. Engineering work is planned to start early on Saturday 29th May and continue through until the end of Tuesday, 1st June. During... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021 20:00 by Admin

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

Think! slow down and spare a child

Police car outside Wye Primary School gates

Police Community Support Officers (PCSO) were waiting this morning for parents to arrive at Wye Primary School and Wye Under Fives Pre-School. Officers from the Ashford Community Safety Unit were there to deal with inconsiderate parking and to ensure the safety of children as they walked to school. The PCSOs had to remind some parents, for the safety of the children, not to park on the zigzag lines... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 May 2021 22:30 by Admin

Tags: Bridge Street, Highway Safety, Kent Police, PCSO, THINK!, Village Hall

Deputy Clerk, a part time, permanent role with flexible hours

Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council is recruiting a Deputy Clerk to provide support to the Parish Clerk and Council. The position requires an individual with strong organisational and inter-personal skills. A knowledge of local government would be useful but is not essential as full training will be given. This is a wide-ranging position that will suit someone with a strong sense of community values,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 May 2021 17:10 by Admin

Tags: Application Form, Deputy Clerk, Recruitment

Kent Police Digital Surgery for Wye

Kent Police notice of a Digital Surgery Tuesday 20th April 2021

Kent Police will be holding a digital surgery for residents of Wye with Hinxhill, Saxon Shore and Bircholt wards, Tuesday 20th April 2021 from 13.00 to 14.00. Residents can put questions direct to Police Sergeant Jazz Bloomfield and PCSO Sam Sadler. The most recent crime figures for Wye during February 2021 are listed below. (Please email Kent Police to register your interest in advance at Read More »

Posted: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 15:40 by Admin

Tags: ASB, Bircholt Ward, COVID-19, Crime, Digital Surgery, Kent Police, PCSO, Saxon Shore Ward, Wye Ward

Hassell Street Road Closure

Hassell Street closed while contractors lay a new water main

Hassell Street is closed east of the junction with Waltham Road. The planned closure of this 1/3 mile section of Hassell Street is enabling contractors to lay a new water pipe under the verge. The road closure permit extends until Tuesday 20th April, but this is subject to change. Please view the KCC Highways planned roadworks map for updates. Clearly, the works are in progress and the road is impassable.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:45 by Admin

Tags: Elmsted, Hassell Street, KCC Highways, Road Closure

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