Welcome to Selling Parish Council

The Parish Council is an important tier of local government and works on behalf of Selling residents to make the whole village an even better place. We hold a formal statutory Parish Council meeting in the Village Hall on the third Thursday of every month, starting at 7.00 p.m. You are very welcome to attend. We welcome your contributions of news, events, photos of village life, stories, ideas and of course feedback on our new website. Please use the Contact Us tab above

Latest News

Notice of Election

Published: 16 Mar 23

This is the Notice of Election for the 7 Parish Councillors to represent Selling. Read More...

Nomination for Parish Councillors

Published: 7 Mar 23

Parish Councillors are being sought to represent Selling in the local elections taking place on 4th May, 2023 Read More...

Annual Parish Meeting 27 April 2023

Published: 28 Feb 23

The meeting will be hosted by the parish council and refreshments supplied. The content of the meeting is determined by residents. Let us know who you would like to hear from and what you would like to discuss? Email clerk@sellingparishcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 07790903442 by 15th March 2023. Read More...

Notice of drainage improvement works in Selling Road

Published: 8 Feb 23

Following a lengthy campaign by the parish council, a new drainage system is due to be installed on Selling Road near to Gushmere Court. Works are due to start on 27th February and take 4-weeks to complete. Details of the works have been requested but please expect that the road will be closed for at least part of time. Read More...

Home to school transport survey

Published: 3 Feb 23

Have Your Say on Home to School and Post 16 Transport for Mainstream and SEND Pupils Kent County Council are currently consulting on: a Home to School Transport Policy for children and young people aged 4 to 16 to come into effect from the 2024-25 academic year, and Post 16 Transport Policy Statements for 2023-24 and 2024-25 academic years. The Home to School Transport Policy brings together information on how procedures work making it clearer for parents and carers when securing transport for their children. For post-16 students, no changes are planned for 2023-24, but KCC is required by the Department for Education to consult each year, regardless of any changes, to ensure the Policy provides a full picture of the available transport and support. Read More...

Railway engineering works from Faversham - Dover Priory via Canterbury East 11 - 18 February

Published: 2 Feb 23

Southeastern customers are being asked to plan ahead and leave more time to complete their journeys, as buses will replace trains during the project. During this time Network Rail will be undertaking a £3 million project to stabilise cuttings and embankments at six sites along the line. This is part of the wider £1.25 billion South East Upgrade, which is improving the railway across East Sussex, Kent and South London. The work on this line will protect the railway from the risk of landslips, meaning better performance, more reliable journeys, and an improved customer experience for passengers. One of the biggest pieces of work will be the installation of a 30-metre reinforced concrete wall at the bottom of the railway cutting at Selling tunnel; this is one of the most at-risk sites for landslips, and so this reinforced wall will help to keep the railway safe. Read More...