Children’s Play Area – Let us know your views

Introduction Shorne Parish Council is proposing to carry out a modest upgrade to the children’s play area on Shorne Common.  Although it will not be huge new play area, it will be a significant investment for the parish, and it’s important we get it right, so we are inviting residents of Shorne to let us […]

Future Hoo Proposals

Please find attached the Future Hoo leaflet that will be posted to all Shorne residents from 14th December 2020.  This outlines details of The Housing Infrastructure that will be delivered on the Hoo peninsula. There will then be an 8 week community engagement period including a consultation from 4th January to 28th February 2021.  In […]

Proposed Double Yellow Lines in Forge Lane, Shorne

Residents will remember that the Parish Council held an informal consultation in early 2020 on the proposal to install double yellow lines on the corners of Forge Lane to Cob Drive, Crown Lane and Malthouse Lane, to improve safety for road users and pedestrians.  The proposal was well supported by residents. Kent County Council are […]

Vacancy for Parish Councillor

Following the resignation of Steve White, we have a vacancy for a Parish Councillor in the Shorne Village Ward of Shorne Parish Council.  Shorne Village Ward includes Thong, Shorne Ifield, Shorne Ridgeway, Lower Shorne, and the village. The Parish Council is the first tier of local government, and meets at Shorne Village Hall nine times […]

Broadband Community Fibre Projects

Connecting communities to fast fibre broadband Openreach is working hard to improve their network to get faster fibre broadband to as many people in the UK as they can. But there are some areas which they don’t currently plan to upgrade, or areas where they’ve upgraded to fibre but where people want to have an […]

Green Farm Lane Temporary Closure

We are advised that Green Farm Lane will be closed from 7th September 2020 for up to 57 days between Longten’s Cottages and Gravesend Road. The right turn from A226 Gravesend Road into Green Farm Lane will also be prohibited during this period, and the cycle lane on A226 Gravesend Road will be suspended eastbound […]

Pear Tree Lane Extension of 30mph Speed Limit

Please find attached the Has Made documents for Amendment 5 a Speed Limit Order on Pear Tree Lane, Shorne in the Borough of Gravesham. This order will be on public deposit from 21 August until 5 October 2020 and can be viewed on line at and will be advertised in the Kent Messenger on […]