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Storm Darcy: Amber Warning of snow and ice tonight

The Latin School built 1447, in the High Street, Wye, snow scene

The Met Office issued an Amber Warning for snow and ice from 04.00 Sunday 7th February. Currently, the Met Office forecast for Wye shows the overnight rain turning to snow from around 02.00 onwards. There is an increasing risk that heavy snow and ice will affect east Kent and the coastal parts of East Anglia, with up to a foot of snow looking set to arrive on strong easterly winds gusting up to 40mph.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 23:15 by Admin

Tags: 1447, Amber Warning, Grade 1 Listed Building, Latin School, Scheduled Monument, Snow and Ice, Storm Darcy, Wye College, Wye Heritage Centre

Wye Farmers’ Market goes online from Saturday 4th April

Wye Farmers' Market in Easter 2019, with hundreds of people enjoying the spring sunshine on The Green

The medieval market square in Wye has seen many changes over the centuries, but Saturday 4th April will make history. The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing the Wye Farmers' Market producers to offer their range of local produce online. Instead of the normal market stalls, The Green will act as a collection point where customers can pick up their pre-ordered local produce at an allocated time - and then... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 21:34 by Admin

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Latin School, Local Food, Pandemic, The Green, Wakelins the Butcher, Wye Bakery, Wye Chemist, Wye Co-op, Wye Farmers’ Market, Wye News, Wye Post Office

WYE3 comment deadline extended to 12.00 noon Monday 18th September

WYE3 comment deadline extended to 12.00 noon Monday 18th September

Following the public exhibition 7th September on the WYE3 draft masterplan for the former Wye College site, and the intervention of the Wye ward member, Ashford Borough Council has extended the deadline for public comments to 12.00 noon Monday 18th September 2017. The WYE3 site extends across 44 acres of the former Wye College campus. WYE3 includes all the medieval Grade I, and Grade II* buildings,... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 17 Sep 2017 08:13 by Admin

Tags: AONB, Ashford Borough Council, Community Infrastructure, Community Use, Conservation Area, Consultation, Latin School, Physical Infrastructure, Road Safety, Scheduled Monument, Telereal Trillium, WYE3, WYE3 Draft Masterplan, Wye Level Crossing, Wye Neighbourhood Plan

Wye High Street obstructed

Wye High Street obstructed

Since the start of this term a fleet of Wye School coaches have taken to parking for up to an hour a day on double yellow lines in Wye High Street. This daily obstruction between the church gate and the Latin School is preventing Stagecoach bus services from using the Wye Church bus stop, as the photograph shows. Ward member Cllr Noel Ovenden has made sure that the manager of Ashford Borough Council's... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:30 by Admin

Tags: High Street, Latin School, Parking, Parking Enforcement, Parking Services, Physical Infrastructure, Road Safety, Wye Church, Wye School

Wye Flower Festival celebrates many lives made brighter and happier

Wye Flower Festival celebrates many lives made brighter and happier

The Wye Flower Festival is a spectacular celebration of Wye WI's centenary this month. The stories behind each of the ten festival exhibits are also something very special. Diane Reece, Wye Church Flower Organiser describes how Wye WI originated during the dark days of WWI, and the planning behind the flower festival. "Wye was the first WI to form in Kent, and thus one of the earliest WI branches in... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 10 Jun 2017 10:00 by Admin

Tags: Archive, Centenary, Community Event, Flower Festival, Fundraising, Latin School, Research, Women's Institute, Wye Church, Wye WI

Parish Council meets tonight

Parish Council meets tonight

Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council meets this evening at 19.15. The agenda will cover several important local issues, and the lights in the Latin School will burn late into the night. The Parish Council is also planning ahead to 2018 and celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of the opening of the North Downs Way National Trail, which was inaugurated by the Archbishop of Canterbury on Wye Downs, and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:30 by Admin

Tags: AONB, Community Engagement, Community Infrastructure, Education, Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Latin School, North Downs Way National Trail, Planning Application, Telereal Trillium, WYE3, WYE3 Masterplan, Wye Centre, Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council

Rare view inside Wye College reveals glimpses of a vanished past

Rare view inside Wye College reveals glimpses of a vanished past

The listed buildings of the former Wye College are subject to two current planning applications, and the Parish Council's Planning Working Group (PWG) has had a rare opportunity to see inside them. Although the last undergraduate students left Wye in 2009, as PWG members walked around the silent corridors and hundreds of rooms cleared of all furniture, they saw many reminders of Wye College's vanished... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 14 May 2017 19:00 by Admin

Tags: 17/567/AS, 17/568/AS, Chapel, Cloisters, Hub, Junior Common Room, Latin School, Listed Building Application, Old Hall, Planning Application, Planning Policy, Planning Working Group, Wheel Room, Wye College, Wye Neighbourhood Plan, Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council

Planning applications lodged for the former Wye College listed buildings

Planning applications lodged for the former Wye College listed buildings

Ashford Borough Council opened the public consultation today on an application to convert the former Wye College buildings to residential use. The 2.5 acre site includes all the Grade I, Grade II* and Grade II listed buildings that front the High Street and Olantigh Road. The Old Hall, and the Latin School are listed Grade I. They are the oldest buildings in the complex, and date from 1447. Whereas... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:00 by Admin

Tags: Consultation, Latin School, Old Hall, Planning Application, Policy, Telereal Trillium, WYE3, WYE3 Masterplan, Wheel Room, Wye College, Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council

High Sheriff of Kent chooses Wye

High Sheriff of Kent chooses Wye

Wye residents can witness a Shrieval procession, a rare echo of over 1,000 years of Wye's history as a legal centre, on Sunday 2nd April. At a Service of Declaration in Wye Church George Jessel, a Deputy Lieutenant of Kent, will take his oath of office as High Sheriff of Kent.

Immediately before the Service, George Jessel as the High Sheriff Elect will process from the Latin School to the church at... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:50 by Admin

Tags: High Sheriff, Latin School, Local History, Local News, Wye Church

Wye Heritage - Annual General Meeting

Wye Heritage - Annual General Meeting

The 5th AGM of Wye Heritage will take place in The Latin School, High Street, Wye, Saturday, 5th December 2015, at 12.00

Mulled wine and nibbles served from 11.30

Posted: Fri, 04 Dec 2015 14:16 by Admin

Tags: AGM, Latin School, Local History, Wye Heritage Centre

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