New Speedwatch gear

New Speedwatch gear

TWO new Speedwatch machines have arrived for use by the volunteer groups in the three villages represented by Cllr Trudy Dean. They will be used to measure the speed of traffic in local roads in East and West Malling and Larkfield and pass on details of offending vehicles to Kent Police for actio...

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Parishes gagged at site meetings

Parishes gagged at site meetings

TONBRIDGE and Malling Council has overturned more than 40 years of practice and will now not allow parish councillors to speak at site investigations into planning applications. The borough council raised a storm of protest just before Christmas when an announcement was made that parish council ...

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Clare Lake gets a spring clean

Clare Lake gets a spring clean

EIGHTEEN volunteers from East Malling and the local Community Warden unit joined forces to spruce up the Clare Lake banks and Blacklands path in East Malling on Saturday, March 4th, 2017. The volunteers cleared litter, and half a skip full of concrete pieces from a demolished fence. They also cut...

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Cutlery gift will help patients

Cutlery gift will help patients

Cllr Trudy Dean, Liberal Democrat Kent County Councillor for Malling Central, visited Heart of Kent Hospice at Aylesford, following funding from her KCC member’s grant, where she was delighted to meet with the chief executive, Sarah Pugh and some of her colleagues. The grant of £1,246 was given s...

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Kent County Council Election Timetable - Register to Vote, Postal Vote and more!

Kent County Council Election Timetable - Register to Vote, Postal Vote and more!

With the Kent County Council elections approaching on May 2nd. If you live in Tonbridge and Malling and require help please ring Tonbridge and Malling Electoral Services on the Electoral Registration helpline 01732 844522. Wednesday, 17 April Last day to register to vote Last day to apply for a ...

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Kent people will pay a very heavy price for this budget from KCC

Kent people will pay a very heavy price for this budget from KCC

Trudy Dean's speech at the Kent County Council budget debate on Thursday 11th February I received an email a couple of weeks ago from a constituent thanking me for KCC neglect. He said that he had got off a charge of speeding because the speed limit signs were so dirty the court deemed them impos...

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COUNCIL TAX LATEST!! SPECIAL LEVY ON TONBRIDGE

COUNCIL TAX LATEST!! SPECIAL LEVY ON TONBRIDGE

The way residents in Tonbridge are charged for local Tonbridge services from the Borough Council will be changing from this April. When the Borough was formed in 1974, no successor town council was put in place – unlike Sevenoaks. The Borough Council has dealt with facilities in Tonbridge and cha...

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