Proposed Telecoms Mast on Shorne Common

Shorne Parish Council has received a proposal for a 25 metre high lattice tower mobile telecommunications base station in an 8 metre by 8 metre compound on Shorne Common This has not been initiated nor is it welcome by the Parish Council, and we have informed the infrastructure developer that we intend to oppose the […]

Shornemead Level Crossing Closed

Parishioners may recall that in November 2009, Network Rail closed Shornemead Level Crossing without any prior consultation or notice.  It wasn’t until 2016 that the crossing was reopened, following a great deal of work by members of the Parish Council to ensure that the crossing was recognised as a public right of way. As a […]

Yellow Lines at Chestnut Green 27th September 2019

Gravesham Borough Council have advised that they intend to paint yellow lines at the corner of Chestnut Green and in Pear Tree Lane either side of the Bowesden Lane junction on Friday 27th September 2019, following which parking restrictions will apply. Drivers are strongly advised to make sure their vehicles are removed from the areas […]

A New Moveable Speed Indicator Device for Shorne?

Shorne Parish Council is planning to invest in a moveable speed indicator device (SID) which will be moved between fixed locations in Tanyard Hill, Pear Tree Lane, and Thong Lane, Thong.  The SID, which is similar to the one used in Cobham and Sole Street, displays the speed of approaching vehicles, with the aim of […]

50 Volunteers Clean Up in Shorne March 2019

50 environmentally-conscious volunteers, armed with litter pickers and hi-visibility vests, rolled up their sleeves and tackled the litter on the verges in Shorne, near Gravesend, collecting over 80 bags of litter. The blitz kicked off on Sunday 10th March, when Shorne Councillor Lisa McCluskey led a team of 8 volunteers through the streets and play […]