Marden is situated approximately 8 miles South of the County Town of Maidstone. The Parish of Marden, which includes Chainhurst, consists of mainly mixed farming and has a population of just over 4000. It is in an area renowned for the growing of apples.
Marden Parish Council - The office, situated to the left of the Memorial Hall (ground floor office), is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am to 12noon.
A new facility available on Site Pages is for a "Parish Noticeboard" where organisations etc can advertise events around the village. If you are interested in using this facility and would like your event added please contact Alison on 01622 832305.
KENT COUNTY COUNCIL: Temporary Closure of Tovil Household Waste Recycling Centre - Please note that this recycling centre will be closed from Monday 21st October for approximately 5 weeks to enable KCC to complete essential infrastructure works. The re-opening date will be announced in due course. Nearest alternative sites for residents are: Gas Road,Sittingbourne ME10 2QD or North Farm Lane, Tunbridge Wells TN2 3EE. Any questions please contact KCC on firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARISH NEWSLETTER - The Winter edition of Marden Parish Council's newsletter is now available online - click here to download - . If you do not receive one please let Alison know in the Parish Office.
MARDEN AT CHRISTMAS - The celebrations in Marden will take place on Saturday 7th December starting with carols and Morris Dancing at The Allens and Father Christmas will pay a visit on his way to his grotto. There will be a Craft Fayre, tea & coffee, refreshments and Father Christmas' Grotto at the Memorial Hall from 1.30 until 4pm. Click here to view the timetable of the day.
New Trading Standards Messages have been received - see under Site Pages