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Homes in the TN25 postcode area are in the dark again

A single candle flame burns in the darkness

A power cut first reported this morning at 07.07 is still affecting an unknown number of homes in the TN25 4 postcode area over thirteen hours later. This postcode covers the parishes of Boughton Aluph, Eastwell and Westwell, and is a large and mainly rural area between Bilting and Kempes Corner and East Mountain Lane, north to Challock and west to Sandyhurst Lane and Westwell. The postcode also includes... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 16 Feb 2020 20:15 by Admin

Tags: Bilting, Boughton Aluph, Boughton Lees, Challock, Kempes Corner, Physical Infrastructure, Power Cut, Sandyhurst Lane, UK Power Networks, Westwell

Hinxhill Road remains closed, and Bockham Lane looks 'like a battlefield’

KCC Highways' notice that Hinxhill Road will remain closed for another week, until 21st February

KCC Highways has extended the closure of Hinxhill Road to 21st February. This is to enable contractors to finish building a new T junction to access the Hinxhill Park housing development. Construction works near to the back entrance to the William Harvey Hospital were due to complete by 14th February, but the contractors are running late, and Hinxhill Road must remain closed. KCC Highways did warn... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 09 Feb 2020 23:30 by Admin

Tags: Bockham Lane, Hinxhill Park, Hinxhill Road, KCC Highways, Physical Infrastructure, Road Closure Order, Road Safety, Wye Level Crossing

Five high voltage overhead line faults cause power cuts around Wye

Storm Ciara: UK Power Network's map of London, the south east and East Anglia showing the location of hundreds of power supply faults

Wild weather associated with Storm Ciara is causing widespread damage and disruption to the electricity supply network across the country. Power cuts affected over half a million homes on Sunday. In the Wye area UK Power Networks is dealing with five faults involving high voltage overhead electricity lines. Another fault with an underground electricity cable fault 'is causing an area wide power cut.'... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 09 Feb 2020 22:05 by Admin

Tags: Chilham, Environment Agency, Flood Alerts, Great Stour, Met Office, Physical Infrastructure, Southeastern, Storm Ciara, UK Power Networks

Withersdane Hall, Wye approved for a return to educational use

Withersdane Hall, Wye approved for a return to educational use

The Parish Council welcomes in principle the return of tertiary education to Wye. After a gap of well over ten years Ashford Borough Council has approved three planning applications to permit a return to educational use at Withersdane Hall. Parish councillors have already had a friendly and productive site meeting with directors and senior representatives of the new Italian owner and developer, the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 23:59 by Admin

Tags: 19/00909/AS, 19/00910/AS, 19/00911/AS, AONB, Coldharbour Lane, Draft WYE3 Masterplan, Highways, KCC Highways, Niccolo Cusano, Physical Infrastructure, Scotton Street, Transport Plan, WYE3, Withersdane Hall, Wye Neighbourhood Plan

Wye Co-op will be closed all day Monday for repairs.

A night time view of Wye's busy Co-op Food shop in Churchfield Way. A new shop front will replace the one shown in the photograph that ram raiders destroyed last November.

Wye's busy Co-op Food shop in Churchfield Way will be closed all day Monday 13th January for essential building repairs. A team of shopfitters is standing by to replace the temporarily boarded-up shop windows in a day. The new shop front will replace the one shown in the photograph that ram raiders destroyed last November. The Co-op plans to reopen as usual on Tuesday 14th January, when the shop will... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 18:35 by Admin

Tags: Churchfield Way, Physical Infrastructure, Wye Co-op

Hinxhill Road closed for five weeks

KCC Highways road closure order for Hinxhill Road. Road closed from 6th January for five weeks

The road closure order for Hinxhill Road, starts Monday 6th January. The Kent County Council Highways (prohibition of driving) order states that 'Hinxhill Road will be closed in the general vicinity of the rear entrance to William Harvey Hospital. The closure is planned from Monday 6 January 2020 for an estimated period of up to 5 weeks. The alternative route for all through traffic is via The Street,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 15:00 by Admin

Tags: Hinxhill, Hinxhill Road, KCC Highways, Physical Infrastructure, Road Closure, Road Safety, Willesborough, Wye Level Crossing

No trains through Wye for the next five days

No trains through Wye for the next five days

Southeastern will not run any trains across the region on Christmas Day, or Boxing Day. However, planned engineering work at Ashford station, starting Friday 27th December through to Sunday 29th December, will continue to affect the Ashford to Canterbury line. Nor will any High Speed (HS1) services to London via Ashford run for these three days. Instead Southeastern will operate a replacement bus service... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 11:45 by Admin

Tags: Ashford, Bus Replacement Service, Canterbury, Chartham, Chilham, Christmas, Ebbsfleet St Pancras, Engineering Works, KCC Highways, Network Rail, Physical Infrastructure, Southeastern, Wye Station

Olantigh Road will be closed Monday 16th December

Olantigh Road will be closed Monday 16th December

Olantigh road will close during school hours 09.30 - 15.30 Monday 16th December to give BT engineers safe access to overhead phone cables. The works are scheduled in the area of Trimworth Manor and Ripple Farm, Sole Street, Crundale KCC should sign diversions via Upper Bridge Street , Bridge Street, Wye level crossing, Bramble Lane, A28 Ashford Road and The Street, Godmersham.

KCC Highways has also... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 22:15 by Admin

Tags: Crundale, Godmersham, KCC Highways, Olantigh Road, Physical Infrastructure, Road Closure, Trimworth Manor, Wye Level Crossing

No Trains though Wye on Sunday 15th December

No Trains though Wye on Sunday 15th December

Network Rail will close the line between Ashford International and Canterbury West on Sunday 15th December, for further engineering works.

This will affect Southeastern High Speed services (HS1) between London St Pancras and Margate and Ramsgate and also between London Victoria / London Charing Cross and Ramsgate and Canterbury West and Dover Priory. There will be no High Speed services between London... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 23:30 by Admin

Tags: Ashford, Canterbury, Engineering Works, Network Rail, Physical Infrastructure, Wye Level Crossing, Wye Station

Burst water main - Naccolt Road is closed

Burst water main - Naccolt Road is closed

Southeast Water has closed Naccolt Road near the former brickworks for emergency repair work on a burst 3" water main. Diversion signs are in place. The road closure notice runs from Wednesday 4th December to the Friday 6th December. This repair is in addition to the closure of Blackwall Lane for surface repairs, and planned gully cleansing maintenance work. KCC has scheduled for the same three days... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 16:21 by Admin

Tags: Amage Road, Blackwall Lane, Brook, Coldharbour Lane and Scotton StreetSoutheast Water, KCC Highways, Naccolt, Naccolt Brickworks, Oxenturn Road, Physical Infrastructure, Road Closure, Road Safety, Spelders Hill, The Street