Council drops Swanley centre appeal
Sevenoaks District Council has reluctantly decided not to contest an appeal against its refusal of a planning application to redevelop Swanley Centre after the Government changed national planning policy.
Grab your community grant of up to £5,000
Sevenoaks District Council is now offering grants of up to £5,000
South & South East In Bloom
Swanley Town Council are back in the game and scored highly on their first time out since 2003.
The Mayor of Swanley Cllr Lesley Dyball makes a Presentation to her Cadet
Recently Cadet Bombardier Harry Archer, 17 from Swanley Detachment, Kent Army Cadet Force Squadron RE (Kent ACF), was appointed as the Town Mayor’s first ever Mayor’s Cadet.
Drop-in sessions explain Local Plan proposals
Residents can find out about the draft Local Plan, with proposals for new homes, improved town centres and new facilities, at drop in sessions throughout the summer.
Double Winners for Wildlife!
Swanley Wildlife & Nature Group has was been awarded 1st Place and given a Certificate of Excellence for its work in the Environment Area, Swanley Park in the Best Community Environmental Project category of Swanley in Bloom 2018.
More drop-in sessions arranged for Local Plan consultations
Three more drop-in sessions are planned for August where residents can find out more about the draft Local Plan.
Save the date to defibrillate with free training event
Residents across the Sevenoaks District will have the opportunity to become life-saving experts with a free training event that offers defibrillator and first aid training.
Council Strongly Objects Again To Garden Village Site
Swanley Town Council objects to all ‘options’ of this proposal listed on the SDC website in the strongest terms and opposes development on both or either of the pieces of land either side of the railway line for residential or other built development.
Thunderstorms and Electricity Network Preparedness
You may have seen the forecast of unsettled weather over the next few days with heavy rain and lightning affecting parts of the East and South East of England.
Residents asked to comment on proposed changes to Council Tax Support scheme
Local people are being asked for their views on proposed changes to the Council Tax Support scheme that helps working age people on low incomes to pay their Council Tax.