Deep in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty walkers are striding out today and enjoying the spring. This year the 16-mile walk is anti-clockwise, and as usual the route takes in the parish churches of Godmersham, Chilham, Molash, Challock and All Saints, Boughton Aluph. Part of the signed route passes through Kings Wood, and the bluebells are at their best about now.
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Posted: Mon, 02 May 2022 10:00 by Admin
Twelfth Night is approaching fast, and 6th January is also the registration deadline for the real Christmas tree recycling doorstep collection. For Wye and the rest of the Ashford district please register online by midnight 6th January 2022. Volunteers will only collect pre-registered Christmas trees from doorsteps between 15th to 18th January. These trees will be chipped or composted and then reused,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 12:28 by Admin
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
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
Thirty village groups and societies, individuals and families, schools, businesses, voluntary groups and the Parish Council have decorated thirty Christmas trees. The fascinating display in Wye parish church attracted hundreds of visitors within the first few hours. Visitors enjoyed the creative and humorous decorations, and fortified themselves with seasonal refreshments of mulled wine and mince pies.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 22:55 by Admin
Church Street will be transformed when the 23rd annual Christmas Street Party opens to the public at 18.00 Friday 6th December. The Christmas lights are in place, but the final preparations have to wait until the legal road closure notice takes effect at 16.00. Church Street needs to be clear of all parked cars by then please! This is essential to give the stallholders enough time and space to set... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:20 by Admin
Bookings are open online for the East Kent Ride, which will take place on Sunday 14th April 2019. The sponsored ride will start and finish at Olantigh Park, Wye. The spring ride through the North Downs area of outstanding natural beauty, has raised over £250,000 for charity over the past 42 years.
Posted: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 22:00 by Admin
This year charity volunteers will collect Christmas trees for a donation on the weekend of 13th and 14th January 2018. The Pilgrims' Hospices tree collection service and fundraising event is only available in the Ashford Borough Council area. Online registration will close at midnight on Sunday 7th January. Please register your tree online here, or phone Pilgrims' Hospices on 01233 504111.
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Posted: Wed, 27 Dec 2017 15:00 by Admin
To celebrate this occasion, and launch the Christmas season with fun and games, the 21st Wye Christmas Street Party will start Friday 1st December at 18.00. This year will see Church Street filled with more attractions than ever, and the event offers many simple pleasures for all ages to enjoy. There will be roasted chestnuts, mince pies and mulled wine, home made gingerbread and other tasty treats,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:00 by Admin
Over the past year the simple act of shopping at Wye Co-op has raised a remarkable £4,950.42 for Wye Village Hall's Wye Centre project. Every time a Co-op member bought Co-op own brand products and shopping bags from Wye Co-op food store, the Co-op gave 1% of what they spent to a local cause that they nominated, and put a further 5% into the member's personal account. The 2017 local community... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 25 Nov 2017 23:00 by Admin