Thursday, 11 February 2016

Marden Parish Council


Mrs Alison Hooker clerk
Parish Office, Marden Memorial Hall
Goudhurst Road
TN12 9JX
Tel: 01622 832305
Erika Lock assistant parish clerk
Parish Office
Memorial Hall
TN12 9JX
Tel: 01622 832305
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Marden Village Sign

Dated 15th January 2016

Notice is hereby given that by reason of the resignation of Cllr John Weir a vacancy has occurred among the members of the Parish Council.  Any person willing to fill this vacancy should contact the Clerk (01622 832305 / in the first instance.  The applicant's name must appear on the current register of the Voters List or the applicant should, during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date, have resided in or within three miles of the parish or the applicant's place of work during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date is in the parish.  The applicant must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor.

PUBLIC elections cannot be held until May 2016 but for the interim period the present sitting Councillors may co-opt to fill the vacancy.

Kent County Council are holding a Mobile Library Consultation which ends on 4th March 2016  One of their proposals is to cancel the mobile library service to Chainhurst.  If you wish to comment please go to


Dairy Lane, Marden will be closed for up to 3 days from 3rd March 2016 - access will be maintained

Upper Hunton Hill & Hunton Hill, Hunton will be closed for 1 day from 9th March 2016 - no access for through traffice between the junctions with B2163 Heath Road and West Street


If you witness any anti-social behaviour around the village please telephone 101 and report the incident as it happens


MARDEN VILLAGE SPRING CLEAN - will be held on Saturday 5th March (to correspond with "Clean for a Queen" weekend) commencing at 9am - please contact Alison at the Parish Office ( / 01622 832305) to register your interest.


MARDEN PARISH COUNCIL WINTER NEWSLETTER - If you live in Marden but didn't received one through your door please let the parish office know.  Alternatively click here to view online.


NEW RESIDENTS - have you just moved into the village? have you new neighbours?  If so, Marden Parish Council provides a welcome pack to new residents so please contact Alison or Erika on 01622 832305 / providing details of the address and a copy will be delivered.


MARDEN PUBLIC CONVENIENCES -   Opening Times have been changed and these are now:  November to March 8am to 4pm.  If you witness any vandalism or wish to report on the cleanliness please ring/email the parish office.  If you witness anti-social behaviour please ring 101 to report.   


KENT FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE - Chimney Fire Safety Campaign - Clean Sweep Alert can be viewed and downloaded

Kent Resilience Forum - Document "What To Do In An Emergency" can be viewed and downloaded here


If you have any queries  regarding this development please contact the site Manager, John Willmer on email

For information regarding reporting flooding please click on: 
Telephone numbers / advice from Maidstone Borough Council

Marden Draft Neighbourhood Plan - For those who attended the Open Day on 21st June - thank you for coming along to view the draft policies of this document and for commenting.  If you were unable to make the day and would like to read the documents and comment please click the following:  Draft Policies  and  Consultation Form.  If you would like to comment, make feedback etc please complete the form and return to Alison in the Parish Office.

Please click on the following  to see information about rural Fire Hydrant checks and markings.  Please click here for a map of Fire Hydrants in Marden. For further information or to volunteer please email Erika.





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