Sunday, 23 October 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 PARISH COUNCIL CONTACT DETAILS:  The Parish Council Office is open 10am to 12noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays (excluding Bank Holidays) however if these times are not convenient to any resident the Clerk welcomes anyone to contact the office to make an appointment (Alison works Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9am to 4pm).  Alison and Erika can be contact via telephone: 01622 832305 or email: or

MARDEN PARISH NEWSLETTER The Autumn edition of the newsletter is now available online.   It is currently with the printers and will be delivered shortly to properties in the Parish.  It can also be downloaded by clicking here.  

MARDEN PRIMARY SCHOOL KCC are proposing to expand Marden Primary School from 280 places to 420 places in September 2018. The Consultation runs from 23rd September - 21st October 2016.  Consultation information can be viewed online at: If you require a hard-copy of this Proposal please contact Marden Parish Office.

FREE LIFE SUPPORT SESSIONS - Marden Fire Station is holding a free "Restart a Heart" Life Support Sessions.  Call in to the Fire Station in Pattenden Lane on Sunday 16th October and take part in FREE life-support session and learn basic skills to help you restart the heart of someone who has suffered a cardiac arrest.
The 30-minute sessions, run by the fire crew and supported by KFRS Emergency Life Support Instructors and Community Safety team, will include basic life-support training and CPR as well as a myth-busting session about defibrillators.
In the UK less than one in ten people survive a cardiac arrest and the Restart a Heart campaign aims to provide hands-on training to help increase these survival rates.

Cardiac arrests can occur anywhere, for example in the street, at work, or while exercising or doing other strenuous activity.  Unfortunately, the vast majority happen at home, where family are the only witnesses and the ones with the chance to save their loved ones.
This initiative aims to teach people what to do should they face such a situation, to help increase the chance of survival.
Pop into the station at anytime between 10am and 4pm and in just 30 minutes you will learn what to do to potentially save a life.

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

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.

SOUTHONS FIELD & MARDEN PUBLIC CONVENIENCES -   Opening Times are now:  September to October 7.00am - 7.00pm.  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

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

RURAL FIRE HYDRANTS - 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.

SOUTHEASTERN TRAINS - Major changes to services 29th August 2016 to January 2018 - full details under "NEWS"





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