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  • Temporary Road Closure – Wallbridge Lane, Upchurch  – 19th April 2022

    Temporary Road Closure – Wallbridge Lane, Upchurch – 19th April 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close Wallbridge Lane, Upchurch from 19th April 2022 for up to 4 days. The road will be closed in the general vi...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Apr 22
  • Swale Borough Council - Use of Electric Scooters is Illegal on Public Roads, Cycle Lanes and Pavements

    Swale Borough Council - Use of Electric Scooters is Illegal on Public Roads, Cycle Lanes and Pavements

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Swale Borough Council urges electric scooter users to comply with the law by only using them on private land where they have permission to r...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Apr 22
  • Emergency Road Closure - Oak Lane, Upchurch - 24th March 2022

    Emergency Road Closure - Oak Lane, Upchurch - 24th March 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close Oak Lane, Upchurch from 24th March 2022 for up to 7 days. The road will be closed outside 79. The alte...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Mar 22
  • Emergency Road Closure - Bobbing Interchange, Sittingbourne - 30th March 2022

    Emergency Road Closure - Bobbing Interchange, Sittingbourne - 30th March 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close Bobbing Interchange, Sittingbourne from 30th March 2022 for up to 2 days. The road will be closed from Nor...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Mar 22
  • Great British Spring Clean for the Platinum Jubilee

    Great British Spring Clean for the Platinum Jubilee

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Upchurch Parish Council will be taking part in the national Spring Clean for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee and is inviting groups and res...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Mar 22
  • Youths with catapults

    Youths with catapults

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    There have been a number of reports across the Swale area involving youths firing catapults at birds and other wildlife. On Wednesday 9th M...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Mar 22
  • Think WIDE(N) burglary prevention campaign launched

    Think WIDE(N) burglary prevention campaign launched

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Our research shows two thirds (67%) of people are worried about their home being broken into, yet there are simple, proven measures we can a...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Mar 22
  • Church Clock

    Church Clock

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    As many residents are aware, Storm Eunice knocked out the village power supply, including to the Church Clock. The clock is on a battery sys...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Mar 22
  • Temporary Road Closure - Halstow Lane, Upchurch - 14th February 2022

    Temporary Road Closure - Halstow Lane, Upchurch - 14th February 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close part of Halstow Lane, Upchurch from 14th February 2022, with estimated completion by 18th February 2022. Hals...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Feb 22
  • Temporary Road Closure - Oak Lane, Upchurch - 1st March 2022

    Temporary Road Closure - Oak Lane, Upchurch - 1st March 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close part of Oak Lane, Upchurch from 1st March 2022, with estimated completion by 4th March 2022. Oak Lane, Upchur...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Feb 22
  • Temporary 30 mph Speed Limit – Otterham Quay Lane, Upchurch – 14th February 2022

    Temporary 30 mph Speed Limit – Otterham Quay Lane, Upchurch – 14th February 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to impose a temporary mandatory 30 mph speed limit on Otterham Quay Lane, Upchurch from 14th February 2022 for up to 12...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Feb 22
  • Update A249

    Update A249

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    The A249 Sittingbourne Road, Detling, Detling Hill, Detling, Sittingbourne Road, Thurnham, Sittingbourne Road, Stockbury will be closed from...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Feb 22
  • Temporary Road Closure - Breach Lane, Lower Halstow & Upchurch - 28th February 2022

    Temporary Road Closure - Breach Lane, Lower Halstow & Upchurch - 28th February 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close part of Breach Lane, Lower Halstow & Upchurch from 28th February 2022 at 09:30, with estimated completion ...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Feb 22
  • Neighbourhood Watch newsletter

    Neighbourhood Watch newsletter

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    February OUR NEWS newsletter for Neighbourhood Watch supporters is out now, please click on link below: Our News

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Feb 22
  • Upchurch Awards 2022

    Upchurch Awards 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    The Parish Council will be making awards to people who have made a difference to the village. There will be two categories one for adults an...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Jan 22
  • New Year, New Challenge?

    New Year, New Challenge?

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Volunteer befrienders needed in your local community! Our wonderful team of volunteer befrienders already make a huge difference in the...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Jan 22
  • New PCSO for Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch ward

    New PCSO for Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch ward

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Lorraine Holmes has taken ownership of Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch ward from PCSO John Cork as of the 1st of January 2022. If you hav...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Jan 22
  • Temporary Road Closure – Breach Lane, Upchurch - 19 January 2022

    Temporary Road Closure – Breach Lane, Upchurch - 19 January 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close part of Breach Lane, Upchurch from 19 January 2022, with estimated completion by 25 January 2022. Breach Lane...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Dec 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - High Street, Sittingbourne - 11 January 2022

    Temporary Road Closure - High Street, Sittingbourne - 11 January 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close part of High Street, Sittingbourne from 11 January 2022 at 19:00, with estimated completion by 12 January 2022...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Dec 21
  • Current Scams

    Current Scams

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Here are a few of the current scams in circulation nationally and internationally: Door-to-door scam where a visitor claims to be from...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Dec 21
  • Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan 2013-30 Full Review 2021

    Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan 2013-30 Full Review 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Regulation 18 Public Consultation The Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan 2013-30 (KMWLP) was adopted in July 2016 with some limited chan...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Dec 21
  • Santa's visit cancelled

    Santa's visit cancelled

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    The Parish Council has reluctantly decided to cancel Santa's visit to Upchurch on 19th December due to the current situation with the pa...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Dec 21
  • Notice of Vacancy

    Notice of Vacancy

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    NOTICE is hereby given that a vacancy has occurred in the membership of Upchurch Parish Council. Under the Local Government Act 1972, t...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Dec 21
  • CANCELLED- Santa is coming to Upchurch!

    CANCELLED- Santa is coming to Upchurch!

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    The Parish Council has reluctantly decided to cancel this event due to the current situation with the pandemic. Children can be assured tha...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Dec 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Wardwell Lane, Lower Halstow - 10th January 2022

    Temporary Road Closure - Wardwell Lane, Lower Halstow - 10th January 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close part of Wardwell Lane, Lower Halstow from 10th January 2022, with estimated completion by 14th January 2022. ...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Dec 21
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Neighbourhood Watch

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch Ward Crime Number: 46/251611/21 Between 4:00pm on Sunday the 5th of December and 7:45am on Monday th...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Dec 21
  • Emergency Road Closure - Wallbridge Lane, Rainham - 29th November 2021

    Emergency Road Closure - Wallbridge Lane, Rainham - 29th November 2021

    Maidstone, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close Wallbridge Lane, Rainham from 29th November 2021 for up to 5 days. Wallbridge Lane will be closed between ...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Nov 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Otterham Quay Lane, Upchurch - 22nd November 2021

    Temporary Road Closure - Otterham Quay Lane, Upchurch - 22nd November 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close part of Otterham Quay Lane, Upchurch from 22nd November 2021, with estimated completion by 26th November 2021....

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Nov 21
  • Emergency Road Closure - Wetham Green, Upchurch - 5th November 2021

    Emergency Road Closure - Wetham Green, Upchurch - 5th November 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close Wetham Green, Upchurch from 5th November 2021 for up to 1 day. The road will be closed Red Brick Cottages....

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Nov 21
  • QUEEN'S PLATINUM JUBILEE JUNE 2022

    QUEEN'S PLATINUM JUBILEE JUNE 2022

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    The Parish Council is making plans to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in 2022 in the village, and all residents are invited! The ...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Oct 21
  • Preparation Works for M2 junction 5 improvement works October 2021 – January 2022.

    Preparation Works for M2 junction 5 improvement works October 2021 – January 2022.

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Preparation work to start the M2 junction 5 improvements begin this month, with site clearance taking place before the main construction wor...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 Oct 21
  • Kent PCC Matthew Scott's Police and Crime Plan Survey 2021

    Kent PCC Matthew Scott's Police and Crime Plan Survey 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    This consultation is really important because it will help determine the priorities for Kent Police. The Kent Police & Crime Commissione...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Oct 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Horsham Lane, Upchurch - 11th October 2021

    Temporary Road Closure - Horsham Lane, Upchurch - 11th October 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close part of Horsham Lane, Upchurch from 11th October 2021, with estimated completion by 15th October 2021. Horsha...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Sep 21
  • Notice of Vacancy

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    UPCHURCH PARISH COUNCIL NOTICE OF VACANCY NOTICE is hereby given that a vacancy has occurred in the membership of the above Parish Council...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Sep 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Wardwell Lane, Lower Halstow - 27th September 2021

    Temporary Road Closure - Wardwell Lane, Lower Halstow - 27th September 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close part of Wardwell Lane, Lower Halstow from 27th September 2021, with estimated completion by 8th October 2021. ...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Sep 21
  • Temporary Road Closure - Oak Lane, Upchurch - 4th October 2021

    Temporary Road Closure - Oak Lane, Upchurch - 4th October 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close part of Oak Lane, Upchurch from 4th October 2021, with estimated completion by 6th October 2021. Oak Lane, Up...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Sep 21
  • Brown bin collections

    Brown bin collections

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Message from Swale Borough Council Unfortunately, due to driver shortages, we have had to cancel garden waste collections for the rest of t...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Aug 21
  • Free family event- The Mill Skatepark - Sittingbourne

    Free family event- The Mill Skatepark - Sittingbourne

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    People can join in with a free family event with workshops, tutorials and giveaways to celebrate the launch of The Mill Skatepark - Sitting...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Aug 21
  • Temporary Road Closure – Otterham Quay Lane, Horsham Lane & Wallbridge Lane, Upchurch – 9 August 2021

    Temporary Road Closure – Otterham Quay Lane, Horsham Lane & Wallbridge Lane, Upchurch – 9 August 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on Otterham Quay Lane, Horsham Lane & Wallbridge Lane, Upc...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Aug 21
  • Temporary Road Closure – Lower Rainham Road, Upchurch – 26 July 2021

    Temporary Road Closure – Lower Rainham Road, Upchurch – 26 July 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on Lower Rainham Road, Upchurch from 26 July 2021, with estima...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Jul 21
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Neighbourhood Watch

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    This is a message from Neighbourhood Watch to: Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch 46/83034/21: At 12:36pm on 15th of May, a Post van in...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 May 21
  • Temporary Road Closure – Iwade Road, Newington – 24th May 2021

    Temporary Road Closure – Iwade Road, Newington – 24th May 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on Iwade Road, Newington from 24th May 2021, with estimated co...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 May 21
  • Temporary Road Closure –Holywell Lane, Upchurch – 17 May 2021

    Temporary Road Closure –Holywell Lane, Upchurch – 17 May 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on Holywell Lane, Upchurch from 17th May 2021, with estimated ...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 May 21
  • Temporary Road Closure –Poot Lane, Upchurch – 10 May 2021

    Temporary Road Closure –Poot Lane, Upchurch – 10 May 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on Poot Lane, Upchurch from 10th May 2021 for up to 3 days bet...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Apr 21
  • Emergency Road Closure - Breach Lane, Upchurch - 21 April 2021

    Emergency Road Closure - Breach Lane, Upchurch - 21 April 2021

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close Breach Lane, Upchurch from 21st April 2021 for up to 7 days. The road will be closed outside Breach Lane car ...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Apr 21
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Neighbourhood Watch

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    This is a message from Neighbourhood Watch to: Modern slavery is the illegal exploitation of people for commercial or personal gain. It...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Apr 21
  • Emergency Road Closure - The Street, Upchurch - 12 April

    Emergency Road Closure - The Street, Upchurch - 12 April

    Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close The Street, Upchurch from 12th April 2021 for up to 3 days. The road will be closed outside 36, The Street. ...

    Upchurch Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 Apr 21