Highways England Drops Plans for A226 Junction

Highways England’s latest thinking, announced on 1st November 2017, is to remove the proposed junction from the A226 between Chalk and Shorne, in order to reduce the traffic impact on local roads. However, the new plan indicates that the link roads will now be 3 lanes in each direction, and entails the widening of the […]

Volunteers Litter Patrol 21st October 2017

Many thanks and congratulations to all those who joined our Litter Patrol on 21st October. Over 30 people participated, including 5 residents who weren’t able to make it on the day but did their litter picking separately. Fortunately the weather started out okay, although there was a downpour later which dampened spirits a little! As […]

KCC Budget Consultation – Have Your Say

To balance their budget for 2018/19, Kent County Council has to find an estimated £66m of savings in response to additional spending demands and reduced government grant. Their consultation includes plans for £56m of savings with a further £9m yet to be identified. KCC would really welcome your comments on these plans as well as […]

KCC Award Grant for CCTV System

As many of you may be aware, Shorne Parish Council has recently installed a CCTV system in the centre of the village. This is to help deter crime and antisocial activity in order to provide a safe and secure environment and to prevent the loss or damage to property. We are pleased to report that […]