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  • Severe weather warning for Kent residents

    Severe weather warning for Kent residents

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    KCC Public Health: Severe weather forecast for the South East this weekend could cause major health risks and residents are urged to follow ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Dec 22
  • Dartford Toy Appeal

    Dartford Toy Appeal

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    🧸DARTFORD TOY APPEAL is now live. Please drop a NEW toy or gift at any of our fantastic drop off points The recipients are: 🎁Rosewood mum...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Dec 22
  • What are the needs of the people of Wilmington?

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    (Socially, relationally, financially, emotionally, physically, spiritually or otherwise) The Wilmington Parochial Charity is a charity root...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Dec 22
  • Temporary Road Closure - B258 Church Hill, Wilmington - 17th November 2022 for 1 night between 20.00hrs and 23.00hrs NEW DATE

    Temporary Road Closure - B258 Church Hill, Wilmington - 17th November 2022 for 1 night between 20.00hrs and 23.00hrs NEW DATE

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Please note new date: 8th March 2022 for 1 night between 20.00hrs and 23.00hrs The road will be closed outside number 17. The alternative ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Dec 22
  • Pavilion Players Presents- Dick Whittington

    Pavilion Players Presents- Dick Whittington

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Book tickets at DICK WHITTINGTON at Joydens Wood Community Centre event tickets from TicketSource See flyer and booking form for more infor...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Dec 22
  • December Meeting of the Council

    December Meeting of the Council

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    The December Meeting of the Council will be held at Oakfield Park Pavilion on Wednesday 7th December 2022 commencing at 7.00pm Anyone wishi...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Dec 22
  • Community Warm Hubs

    Community Warm Hubs

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Wilmington Community Church, are taking part in the free Hot Hub meal scheme, in conjunction with Community Safer Alliances. There is a ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Nov 22
  • Another successful Scary Scarecrow Competition in 2022

    Another successful Scary Scarecrow Competition in 2022

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Thanks to all those who participated, we had some great entries. Well done to all involved and prizes are on their way.

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Nov 22
  • Saturday 3rd December 2022

    Saturday 3rd December 2022

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Lots going on in the Parish on Saturday the 3rd December! See flyers for more information Wilmington Parish Council   |  

  • Remembrance 2022

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    With thanks to, in no particular order, Kay WPC Clerk, Mark Parish Groundsman, 1st Wilmington Scouts, Cubs and Beavers, St Michaels Chu...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 22
  • Santa on Tour 2022

    Santa on Tour 2022

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Santa will be stopping at Wilmington Memorial Hall on Monday 19th December 2022 at 4pm. See flyer for more information.

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 22
  • St Michael's Church Christmas Fair Sat 3rd December

    St Michael's Church Christmas Fair Sat 3rd December

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    10.00am- 1pm See flyer for more information.

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 22
  • Talk Time Coffee and Chat- Summerhouse Drive Library

    Talk Time Coffee and Chat- Summerhouse Drive Library

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    See flyer for information

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Nov 22
  • Can you help Santa for a good cause?

    Can you help Santa for a good cause?

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    See flyer for more information...........

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Nov 22
  • Urgent Footway Closure - Edwin Road , Wilmington  - 7th November 2022

    Urgent Footway Closure - Edwin Road , Wilmington - 7th November 2022

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Urgent Footway Closure - Edwin Road , Wilmington - 7th November 2022 It will be necessary to close part of the footway on Edwin Road, Wil...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Nov 22
  • Wilmington W I Christmas Fair- Saturday 19th November 2022

    Wilmington W I Christmas Fair- Saturday 19th November 2022

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Wilmington Memorial Hall 11am- 2.00pm Father Christmas 11.00am- 12.45pm Refreshments served from 11.00am- 1.30pm See flyer for more info...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Nov 22
  • St Michaels Coffee Pop in Every Tuesday

    St Michaels Coffee Pop in Every Tuesday

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    9.15am- 12 noon in the main church. See flyer for more information

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Nov 22
  • Boundary Commission for England Parliamentary Constituency - Final Proposals

    Boundary Commission for England Parliamentary Constituency - Final Proposals

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    The Boundary Commission for England has released is final proposals for the Parliamentary Constituency:- https://boundarycommissionforengla...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Nov 22
  • Remembrance Day Sunday 13th November 2021

    Remembrance Day Sunday 13th November 2021

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Wilmington Parish is steeped in history and heritage, none more so poignant than this time of year as we approach Rememberance Sunday, on t...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Oct 22
  • Zebra Crossing at Common Lane

    Zebra Crossing at Common Lane

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Our thanks to KCC Highways for completing Common Lane Secondary School zebra crossing repaint, during half term holidays, after we reported...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Oct 22
  • DARTFORD CHORAL SOCIETY- Autumn Concert

    DARTFORD CHORAL SOCIETY- Autumn Concert

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Various items celebrating 150th birth anniversary & Schubert Mass in Eb Bach “Sleepers, Wake!” Saturd...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Oct 22
  • Remembrance Day Sunday 13th November 2022

    Remembrance Day Sunday 13th November 2022

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    The Parish Council welcomes everyone to attend and participate in remembering those who have sacrificed so much and who continue to do so in...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Oct 22
  • November Meeting of the Council

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    The November Meeting of the Council will be held at Oakfield Park Pavilion on Wednesday 2nd November 2022 commencing at 7.00pm Anyone wishi...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Oct 22
  • Halloween Message 2022 - From Kent Police

    Halloween Message 2022 - From Kent Police

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Officers are urging those out trick-or-treating and using fireworks this autumn to be considerate of other people in the community and are w...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Oct 22
  • WPC Scary Scarecrow competition 2022

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Residents, schools and community groups can join in the parish fun, with a chance to win a prize. Simply create a spooky scarecrow, plac...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Oct 22
  • Fall back- Marking the end of British Summer Time

    Fall back- Marking the end of British Summer Time

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    On Sunday 30th October 2022 at 2.00am the clocks go back by one hour. It may feel like a long time since the blue skies of summer, but the...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Oct 22
  • Powder Mill Lane

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    In October, Chair Cllr Brown, Orange Tree Ward Member, Cllr Parsons and Mark Parish Groundsman met with KCC Local Member Av Sandhu and repre...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Oct 22
  • Joydens Wood Community Centre

    Joydens Wood Community Centre

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    The Parish Council were pleased to support Joydens Wood Community Centre in the installation of parking bollards within their car park. ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Oct 22
  • Temporary Road Closure - B258 Church Hill, Wilmington - 17th November 2022 for 1 night between 20.00hrs and 23.00hrs

    Temporary Road Closure - B258 Church Hill, Wilmington - 17th November 2022 for 1 night between 20.00hrs and 23.00hrs

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    The road will be closed outside number 17. The alternative route is via B258 Church Hill, A225 Hawley Road, Oakfield Lane, Common Lane, Hig...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Oct 22
  • Wilmington Bus Shelters

    Wilmington Bus Shelters

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    The Parish Council owns and maintains 8 Village Shelters, with the oldest shelter recorded being situated by the trough, outside Wilmington...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Oct 22
  • National Highways and Transport Survey 2022/23

    National Highways and Transport Survey 2022/23

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    This year, for the fifth year running, Kent County Council is taking part in the NHT Public Satisfaction Survey on highways and transport se...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Oct 22
  • A spooktacular Halloween is on the way

    A spooktacular Halloween is on the way

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Dartford Borough Council has prepared three days of spooky cinema screenings that families and adults can both enjoy this Halloween. If you...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Oct 22
  • Message from Kent Police local PCSO- Thefts from vehicle's - Dartford

    Message from Kent Police local PCSO- Thefts from vehicle's - Dartford

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    A few tips worth noting when parking your vehicle at night. Never leave anything valuable inside your vehicle when you aren't using it...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Oct 22
  • Burglaries - Dartford, from Kent Police local PCSO

    Burglaries - Dartford, from Kent Police local PCSO

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    We have received an increase in the reports of burglary for Dartford. I wanted to take this opportunity to note some useful tips to p...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Oct 22
  • Dartford's Public Space Protection Order Nuisance Vehicles

    Dartford's Public Space Protection Order Nuisance Vehicles

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    PSPO Area Under Section 59 of the Anti- Social Behavior Crime and Policing act 2014 Dartford Borough Council is operating a Public Space...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Oct 22
  • WPC Scary Scarecrow competition 2022

    WPC Scary Scarecrow competition 2022

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Residents, schools and community groups can join in the parish fun, with a chance to win a prize. Simply create a spooky scarecrow, place ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Oct 22
  • 8th Dartford Scout Group

    8th Dartford Scout Group

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    See Flyer for Information Contact Jill (Akela) 07984 406023 www.8thdartfordscouts.org.uk

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Oct 22
  • Kent Police Survey

    Kent Police Survey

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Matthew Scott is currently appointing a new Chief Constable for Kent, following the retirement of Alan Pughsley. He is asking the public wh...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Oct 22
  • NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH 2022 CRIME AND COMMUNITY SURVEY LAUNCHED

    NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH 2022 CRIME AND COMMUNITY SURVEY LAUNCHED

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    We are delighted to invite you to take part in our annual Wilmington Parish Council   |  

  • Oakfield Park Gates

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Following damage to the gates earlier this year from Antisocial Behaviour, the Parish Council replaced one of the entrance gates at Oakfield...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Oct 22
  • SCAM ALERT- Kent residents being targeted

    SCAM ALERT- Kent residents being targeted

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    An elderly resident was cold called by three men wearing hi-vis jackets, using scare tactics to scam the victim. What happened? Thre...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Oct 22
  • The Pound

    The Pound

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    The Parish Council have sponsored repairs to the wall which houses the historical site of ’The Pound’ memorial which forms part ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Sep 22
  • Oakfield Park Nature Trail

    Oakfield Park Nature Trail

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Mark, the Parish Groundsman has began repairing the equipment, cutting back overgrowth and restocking the bark situated at Oakfield Park Nat...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Sep 22
  • October Meeting of the Council

    October Meeting of the Council

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    The October Meeting of the Council will be held at Oakfield Park Pavilion on Wednesday 5th October 2022 commencing at 7.00pm Anyone wishing...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Sep 22
  • Litter Pick- Orange Tree Ward

    Litter Pick- Orange Tree Ward

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Following our weekend litter pick, Cllr Steve Parsons has litter picked around Walnut Tree Avenue, this week, which forms his Ward of Orange...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Sep 22
  • Recent Community Litter Pick

    Recent Community Litter Pick

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Over 30 bags cleared on Saturday, huge thanks to all those who attended to include our WPC, DBC and KCC Cllrs. Our next community litter pic...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Sep 22
  • Wilmington Farm, Broad Lane.

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    The Parish Council continues ongoing dialogue, in conjunction with KCC Wilmington Cllr Av Sandhu, with members of KCC Property Services who ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Sep 22
  • SCAM- Ofgem offering a rebate payment on your gas and electricity bills.

    SCAM- Ofgem offering a rebate payment on your gas and electricity bills.

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Action Fraud is warning of a rise in scam emails pretending to be from Ofgem offering a rebate payment on your gas and electricity bills. ...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Sep 22
  • Noise Nuisance- Who to Contact

    Noise Nuisance- Who to Contact

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Noise is part of everyday life and there is an expectation that, from time to time, we will all be disturbed by noise in our environment. We...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Sep 22
  • COMMUNITY LITTER PICK Please join Clllrs this Saturday, September 24th at 10am.

    COMMUNITY LITTER PICK Please join Clllrs this Saturday, September 24th at 10am.

    Dartford, Kent
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Meeting point Wilmington Memorial Hall. 10am Families and dogs welcome. Achievement certificates will be given out to children in att...

    Wilmington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Sep 22