Working for Wye - past, present and future

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Wye Library will open for an extra ten hours a week, starting today Monday 30th September.

Wye Library will open for an extra ten hours a week, starting today Monday 30th September.

This welcome news follows a county-wide review of all 99 of Kent's libraries. The review ranked Wye in the third of five tiers, based on its relatively high level of use, alongside libraries in much larger settlements like Tenterden, Cranbrook and New Romney.

Mondays 09.00 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 17.00 (**seven extra hours**)

Tuesdays 09.00 to 13.00

Wednesdays closed

Thursdays 10.00 to 13.00 (**three extra... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 29 Sep 2019 23:59 by Admin

Tags: Bridge Street, Community Infrastructure, Hi-Kent, KCC, Wye Library

And the Quiz Night winners are...

And the Quiz Night winners are...

Seventeen teams of up to 8 battled it out for victory and champagne prizes on Saturday night, with Wye Arts Association squeaking past the Growbags by half a point. They scored an impressive 86.5 points out of a possible 110. The Hall was at capacity and great fun was had by all on the fourth annual Village Hall Quiz Night, and the Stage Two Wye Centre project benefited by a record £1,397. Well... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:00 by Admin

Tags: Community Event, Community Infrastructure, KCC, Local News, PWLB, Public Works Loan Board, Stage 2, Village and Community Hall Grant Scheme, Wye Centre

Congratulations and thanks to Wye Parish Award winners

Congratulations and thanks to Wye Parish Award winners

Congratulations and many thanks to Wye's Parish Award winners this year. At the Annual Parish Meeting Social Evening the Parish Council chairman Cllr Noel Ovenden announced the winners, and thanked them for their contributions to the quality of village life and the environment. The winners are:

Aileen Makey - for the foresight to set up the Options Club over 15 years ago. This thriving social club meets... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Jun 2017 18:00 by Admin

Tags: Annual Parish Meeting, Community Event, Community Warden, High Sheriff of Kent, KCC, Local News, Options Club, Parish Awards, Social Event, Wye Historical Society, Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council

Kent County Council election results for Ashford Rural East

Kent County Council election results for Ashford Rural East

The Returning Officer declared the result of the poll in the Ashford Rural East division, with votes cast as follows, in alphabetical order: Clair Bell, (Conservative Party) 2,621 (Elected); Stuart Dove, (Liberal Democrats) 686; Lyn Martin, (Labour Party) 429; Geoff Meaden (Green Party) 350; and Pat Purnell (UKIP) 269

The turnout was 35.1% from a total total electorate of 12,404. The total number of... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 06 May 2017 08:00 by Admin

Tags: Aldington and Bonnington, Brabourne, Brook, Chilham, Crundale, Election, Godmersham, Hastingleigh, KCC, Kennington, Kent County Council, Kingsnorth, Little Burton Farm, Mersham and Sevington, Molash, Smeeth, Wye with Hinxhill

Polls open for the Kent County Council elections

Polls open for the Kent County Council elections

Polling has started today in the Kent County Council elections being held across Kent. Polling stations opened at 07.00 and they will remain open until 22.00, Thursday 4th May 2017. Wye is in the Ashford Rural East division. The names of the five candidates standing for election in the Ashford Rural East Division are printed in the Statement of Persons Nominated below. Election notices for all districts... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 07:01 by Admin

Tags: Election, KCC, Kent County Council, Polling Station, WY1, Wye Village Hall

Midnight tonight is the registration deadline

Midnight tonight is the registration deadline

Midnight tonight, Thursday 13th April 2017 is the registration deadline - if you want to be eligible to vote in the Kent County Council election in three weeks time, on Thursday 4th May 2017.

Have you moved to Wye recently? If so you will need to re-register at your new home address. The quick and easy way to register is on-line, via the Government website here. The online process will only take a few... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:00 by Admin

Tags: Election, Electoral Commission, Electoral Roll, KCC, Voting, Wye

Oxenturn Road to close for urgent repairs 15th February

Oxenturn Road to close for urgent repairs 15th February

Kent County Council has issued a Temporary Prohibition of Driving Order for Oxenturn Road, Wye for 'urgent carriageway repairs'. KCC will close the road to through traffic, from Wednesday 15th February for up to three days, between Griffins Corner and the junction of Chequers Park, (opposite Wye Surgery), from 07.30 until 16.30 hours each day.

Kent County Council will sign the alternative route via... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 23:45 by Admin

Tags: KCC, Oxenturn Road, Physical Infrastructure, Road Safety

WYE3 Stakeholder Workshop - a first glimpse of the future

WYE3 Stakeholder Workshop  - a first glimpse of the future

Over 60 people packed into the magnificent, but very chilly medieval Old Hall yesterday for discussions about the possible mix of future uses for the WYE3 site - the 44 acres that Telereal Trillium bought from Imperial College in 2015. WYE3 includes the former Wye College buildings from the High Street to ADAS, and Wye School. After years of stalemate and decay the WYE3 Stakeholder Workshop is the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:00 by Admin

Tags: AONB Unit, Access, Ashford Borough Council, CPRE Kent, Environment Agency, Footpaths, KCC, Listed Buildings, Parking, Permeability, Road Safety, Scale, Telereal Trillium, Traffic, Tree Preservation Order, WYE3, WYE3 Masterplan, Wye College, Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council

A28 closed again tonight at Chilham

A28 closed again tonight at Chilham

KCC Highways will close the A28 again at Chilham, on Monday 19th September to complete resurfacing works. A Temporary Order to prohibit overnight through traffic will apply from 22.00 until 05.00 Tuesday. The works are between the A252 Maidstone Road and the A28 Canterbury Road and the junction with Bagham Lane.

All through traffic on the A28 traffic will be diverted via the A2042 Faversham Road to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:00 by Admin

Tags: A28, Chilham, Highways, KCC, Physical Infrastructure, Road Closure

M20 will be closed between J4 and J2 in both directions on Friday 2nd September at 20:00 until Monday 5th September at 06:00

M20 will be closed between J4 and J2 in both directions on Friday 2nd September at 20:00 until Monday 5th September at 06:00

Kent County Council Highways Traffic Information / Highways England

"The M20 will be closed between J4 and J2 in both directions on Friday 2nd September at 20:00 until Monday 5th September at 06:00.

This is to enable Highways England to remove the remaining section of the footbridge following an incident on Saturday 27th August. The diversion route for London bound traffic will be directed across to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:46 by Admin

Tags: Highways England, KCC, M20, Road Closure, Road Safety

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