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Public Rights Notice for accounts for the year ended 31st March 2024

Published: 21 Jun 24

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounts for the year ended 31 March 2024. The inspection period runs from 24th June to 5th August 2024. Read More...

Public Meeting on Monday 1st July at 7:30 at Dunkirk Village Hall

Published: 20 Jun 24

A public meeting has been called to discuss the application for up to 1,815 new dwellings on land North and South of the A2 Boughton Bypass. Everyone is welcome. Read More...

Parish Council objections to the Duchy proposal

Published: 17 May 24

The deadline to comment on the proposed 2,500 new housing scheme is Saturday 25th May. The parish council's response has been submitted to Swale Council and you can read it by clicking on the link. If you don't comment, it is assumed that you approve. To comment email: paulgregory@swale.gov.uk Read More...

D Day 80th Anniversary - 1940s Evening

D Day 80th Anniversary - 1940s Evening

Published: 15 Apr 24

Come and join us on Thursday 6 June from 6.00 pm at Selling Village Hall. Dress Code military or civilan 1940s. Tickets £5 now on sale for Selling residents. See the flyer for more details Read More...

Guidance for writing your response to the Duchy planning application at South East Faversham

Published: 12 Apr 24

The Parish Council offer this short handout to help guide you through the process of submitting your response to the Duchy of Cornwall proposal. Read More...

Community Police Surgery - Alexander Centre, Faversham

Published: 12 Apr 24

Location: The Alexander Centre, 17 Preston Street,ME13 8NZ Date: Friday, 19 April, 2024 Time: 12:00 - 14:00 Notes: An opportunity to come and talk to a local officer about local issues Read More...

Duchy of Cornwall planning application

Duchy of Cornwall planning application

Published: 26 Mar 24

The Duchy of Cornwall have submitted their planning application to Swale Borough Council for the development of a "garden neighbourhood" including 2,500 new houses. Please click on the title link above. Read More...

Save the date 25th April 2024

Save the date 25th April 2024

Published: 14 Mar 24

The Selling Annual Parish Meeting will take place on Thursday 25th April 2024 at the village hall at 7:00pm Read More...

29th Feb - Emergency closure of Fox Lane under the bridge tomorrow

Published: 28 Feb 24

There will be an emergency closure of Fox Lane under the bridge tomorrow, to clear the road of mud and send a sweeper through. It should only be closed for a few hours. A signed diversion will be set out to guide traffic around. Read More...

Sunday 7th April Walk & Talk

Published: 28 Feb 24

Local Beat Officer PC Gary Morris will be doing a walk n talk around Selling on Sunday 7th April starting at 18:00hrs at the junction of Selling Road and Neames Forstal. It is an opportunity to talk about issues affecting women and girls in the local community and about things like areas that make women and girls feel unsafe so the police can contact the correct authority to get it remedied. Read More...

Bystander training for challenging situations

Published: 28 Feb 24

Learn how to be an active bystander and intervene effectively in challenging situations at a FREE online Bystander Training Event Read More...

Police Surgery - Friday 23rd February 2024 10AM-12PM

Published: 10 Feb 24

The next police surgery is being held on Friday 23rd February 2024 between 10AM-12PM at The Alexander Centre, Preston Street, Faversham. Read More...

Violence against Woman and Girls walk n talk

Published: 5 Feb 24

Local officer PC Gary Morris is holding a Violence against Women and Girls Walk N Talk event in Boughton Under Blean. Read More...

Selling Road drainage improvement works finishing this week

Published: 31 Jan 24

The works on Selling Road are almost complete. The contractors are topsoiling and grass seeding today and anticipate that they will be breaking down the site tomorrow. A road sweeper has been booked to sweep the road to leave everything neat and tidy and it is hoped that the road will be re-opened to traffic on Friday. Read More...

Update on the drainage improvement works

Published: 22 Jan 24

Here is the latest update on the drainage improvement works taking place in Selling Road Read More...

Q&A Selling Road Drainage Improvement Works

Published: 16 Jan 24

Here's some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) arising from the meeting of some residents with KCC Highways and Selling parish councillors last week on 12 January and from questions asked by residents in the village more widely: Read More...

Update on the drainage work taking place in Selling Road

Published: 15 Jan 24

Following Friday's meeting organised by parish councillors, please see the progress report below. Read More...

Kent Police will attend Faversham Market on Friday 12th January

Published: 10 Jan 24

Kent Police Engaging Communities Team will be attending Faversham Market on Friday 12th January 2024 offering a 'meet and greet the community' day. All residents and organisations welcome. Raise any concerns you have about your community. Hear about what is happening in your area. Meet with partner agencies with free security items, free property marking. Read More...

Selling Road Closure from 3rd January

Published: 20 Dec 23

Part of Selling Road will be closed from the 3rd January for up to 5 weeks. Access for residents and businesses to the west of the works (up to and including Monica Close) as well as Selling Primary School will be available from the A251, into New House Lane, continuing into Selling Road. Access for residents and business to the north of works up to and including Fox Lane will be available from A2 Canterbury Road travelling along Selling Road towards the village. There will be no access for through traffic during the works. Read More...

Kent Local Flood Risk Management Strategy

Published: 22 Nov 23

Have your say on a new draft Kent Local Flood Risk Management Strategy 2024-2034. The draft Strategy sets out how local flood risk will be managed in the county by the risk management authorities involved. The consultation closes at midnight on 30 January 2024. Visit www.kent.gov.uk/localfloodrisk to find out more and participate in this consultation. Read More...

Road closure during works from 13th November until 4th December

Published: 13 Nov 23

Works begin today in an effort to stop flooding under the bridge in Fox Lane and notice of works from 2nd January Read More...

Swale's Draft Parking Policy is out for consultation

Published: 7 Nov 23

The Swale Borough Council's Draft Parking Policy is out for consultation. This is your opportunity to have your say. Read More...

Road closure on the A251 Ashford Road in North Street on the 5th December

Published: 3 Nov 23

South East Water need to close the A251 Ashford Road in North Street on the 5th December to carry out urgent repair works to a leaking stopcock. Works will be completed within a day so as to reduce disruption but this would be a full closure from 7am to 6pm while the works are ongoing. Read More...

The annual crime and community survey

Published: 30 Oct 23

Have your say on what you think about crime, community and your experience, if any, of neighbourhood Watch Read More...

Kent Police Fraud Alert

Published: 11 Sep 23

What to do with fake text or emails or if you are not sure Read More...

Swale Small Business Grants

Published: 11 Sep 23

The Rural Swale Small Business Grants, is a scheme to support small rural businesses to make small capital investments to support growth and carbon reduction measures or to support capital projects which help develop the local visitor economy. Read More...

30mph speed limit is now in force

Published: 7 Sep 23

Selling's most populated area is now a 30mph zone. Read More...

Perry Wood Bat Walk

Published: 10 Aug 23

Perry Wood Bat Walk on Monday 21st August at 8:00pm. Meet in the car park, lasting 2 hours with plenty of stops. There will be some hills and it will be getting dark, torch and insect repellent essential. Bat detectors will be available but if you have one, bring it along. The walk will be lead by Simon Ginnaw who did the informative bird walk a few weeks ago. There are only 15 spaces available on a first come, first serve basis, email: sally.evans@kentdowns.org.uk if you would like to come. Read More...

Selling Parish Council's Civility & Respect Pledge

Published: 27 Jul 23

The Deputy Mayor of Swale, Cllr Ben Martin signed and presented to the Parish Council, the Civility and Respect Certificate. Councillors resolved to sign up to the pledge to ensure that as employers and councillors, best practice is followed not just in administration but in its dealings with staff, councillors and residents. Read More...

Protect your car

Published: 24 Jul 23

The five golden rules to keep your vehicle safe Read More...

Selling School's Summer Fair

Published: 5 Jul 23

Enjoy an afternoon of fun at Selling School's Summer Fair opening at 1:30 this Friday Read More...

Protest against the closure of the Faversham waste and recycling centre

Published: 4 Jul 23

Faversham Town Council are organising two demonstrations at County Hall to protest against the closure of the Faversham waste and recycling centre, the details of which are as follows: Thursday 13th July - meet at 8am outside County Hall at the side entrance (what3words ship/stores/admiral). This is to see Members arriving for the full council meeting at 10am. Thursday 21st September - meet outside County Hall as above. A coach may be available for this day, more information will be available nearer the time. The more people there, the better! Read More...

Help to save Faversham's recycling centre

Published: 27 Jun 23

Kent County Council (KCC) is proposing to close the Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) in Salters Lane, Faversham. This will mean Faversham residents travelling to either Sittingbourne or Canterbury to deposit their waste. Join Faversham Town Council's campaign against this closure and sign the petition now. Read More...

Community Speedwatch in action

Community Speedwatch in action

Published: 19 Jun 23

Volunteers are still needed. Join Community Speedwatch and make a difference. To learn how contact clerk@sellingparishcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 07790903442 Read More...

Community Speedwatch Training

Published: 13 Jun 23

Join the hands-on training session this coming Saturday, 17th June, meeting outside the Sondes at 9:30 am. Attendees will be shown how to use the speed gun, and how to take down registration numbers and vehicle's makes and colours and some useful information about when you can and can't do Community Speedwatch. Read More...

Sign to Save Faversham Tip

Published: 23 May 23

Kent County Council are looking to close Faversham Tip to save costs. Sign this petition if you think it should be saved. Read More...

Free 2 hour bird walk

Published: 23 May 23

Enjoy a gentle walk around Perry Wood, looking for bird life on Monday 29th May at 6:30pm, meeting in the main carpark Read More...

Selling Parish Council Election Results

Published: 6 May 23

There were 7 seats in the Selling election. The results were: Andrew Harry Thomas Bowles 193 votes Andrew Day 182 votes Garry William Evans 180 votes Sue Henderson 184 votes Kevin Michael Hobson 207 votes Sally Jean King 200 votes Tony Kitchen 147 votes Amanda Jane Saunders 59 votes Andrew Harry Thomas Bowles, Andrew Day, Garry William Evans, Sue Henderson, Kevin Michael Hobson, Sally Jean King and Tony Kitchen were elected. Read More...

Share Images and Footage of Off-Road Bikes

Published: 5 May 23

Kent Police are urging members of the public to send in any images or footage of off-road bikes being ridden illegally. Read More...

Police event on stalking and violence against woman and girls

Published: 20 Apr 23

This behaviour is on the increase and is happening now. Register to find out how to protect yourself and those around you. Read More...

Notice of a Contested Election

Published: 5 Apr 23

There are vacancies for 7 parish councillors and 8 individuals are standing. Click to see persons nominated. Read More...

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...

Meeting with Helen Whately MP

Published: 28 Jan 23

Councillors were to meet MP Helen Whately in London earlier this month but Helen was called away at short notice and the meeting didn't take place. An email has been sent covering the points planned to be discussed. Read More...

Selling Parish Council has been awarded the Local Council Award Scheme Foundation Award

Published: 28 Jan 23

Selling Parish Council are very pleased to announce that we have achieved the Local Council's Foundation Award Achievement showing that the parish council achieves good practices in governance, community engagement and council improvement and that the council has gone above and beyond the legal obligations. Read More...

The 30mph speed limit is coming soon

Published: 28 Jan 23

The proposed 30 mph speed limit for Selling Road, near Selling Train Station has been designed and the scheme will soon be out for consultation. Read More...

Hosted public walks with artist duo Fiorino & Ferreira

Published: 26 Jan 23

Stationed at Perry Wood across January and February, the artists are keen to host public walks, interviews and creative activities. See the poster for more information Read More...

Do we need a Community Transport Service?

Published: 3 Jan 23

Faversham Town Council are asking whether there is a need for a Community Transport Service from your community to Faversham Town. Read More...

Faversham Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

Published: 3 Jan 23

From 3rd January 2023 to 14th February 2023 (noon), Faversham Town Council will be formally undertaking consultation in accordance with Regulation-14, Town and Country Planning, England Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulation 2012. This is a six-week statutory consultation period. Read More...

Good News about a street light

Published: 22 Dec 22

Selling Parish Council have received some good news about the street light outside Selling School. The broken light has been replaced with a more reliable and efficient LED lamp and after much campaigning by councillors Kent County Council have agreed to take responsibility for the light and the future maintenance will be carried out by KCC Highways. Read More...

Get Help with Food, Gas, Electric and Water

Published: 24 Nov 22

You may be eligible for help with your food and the cost of utilities through the Household Support Fund. Funded by UK Government, the scheme is for those most in need of support to help with significantly rising living costs. Swale Borough Council will be working with local organisations to deliver support with food and fuel provision through a network of established agencies within the Borough. Read More...

Share the Warmth

Published: 15 Nov 22

Learn about energy saving actions and then help others take those actions to save energy and money and stay warm this winter. Read More...

A new neighbourhood for SE Faversham

Published: 4 Nov 22

On Saturday 5th November 2022 at The Assembly Rooms, 63-64 Preston Street, Faversham, ME13 8PG between 10am – 3pm the Duchy of Cornwall invites you an exhibition event, where you can view and provide feedback regarding emerging plans for a new neighbourhood, South East Faversham. Read More...

Police surgery Friday 21 Oct at The Sondes

Published: 19 Oct 22

As the local officer for Selling, PCSO Pashov, will be holding a surgery for members of the public to attend and talk about any issues or concerns they may have. The next surgery will be held at The Sondes, Selling on Friday 21st October 2022 at 16:00 hours. Do go along and meet our PCSO Read More...

Training for Community Speedwatch will start soon

Published: 5 Sep 22

Training for Community Speedwatch will start soon, sign up now to help make our roads safer for all. Read More...

Fox Lane will be closed from 15th August for up to 4 days

Published: 17 Aug 22

Repairs to a water pipe are being undertaken by South East Water Read More...

Filming from a helicopter this Friday

Published: 2 Aug 22

We have been advised by the Kent Film Office that permission has been given for filming to take place on Friday 5th August over Selling from a helicopter. Read More...

SE Water response to a complaint about leaks

Published: 27 Jul 22

Dear Selling Parish Council, thank you for your email and for your patience in awaiting my response. I understand you are continuing to receive contacts from our customers in your area in regards to the water leaks in Selling, therefore I do hope the information I have included below alleviates yours and your residents’ concerns. I can confirm that we have successfully installed multiple non-return valves (NRV’s) to our network in Selling, in order to improve the water supply issues in the area. We have also permanently installed a sensor in order to detect any anomalies or trends in the water mains before any bursts occur. This will help prevent leaks in the area, whilst also allowing us to prepare for any large bursts. If you are aware of any leakage issues in the area please do let us know so as we can arrange for these to be fixed promptly. I would like to apologise for any inconvenience or frustration caused by the leaks in Selling, however I hope to have provided assurance that we are committed to improving the issues in the area and preventing water wastage. Read More...

Notice about low water pressure

Published: 20 Jul 22

We’re aware there were some customers in Faversham and the surrounding areas who may have experienced low water pressure or no water at all yesterday. The majority of customers should have their supplies restored, but we are aware of ongoing issues in Dunkirk. A bottled water station has been set up in the following area to assist customers who may be experiencing supply issues: Hernhill Village Hall, Forstal, Faversham, Hernhill, ME13 9JG Read More...

New energy efficient Street Light

Published: 18 Jul 22

The Parish Council are pleased to report the removal of the concrete post and installation of a new energy efficient street light for the village. Read More...

Selling

Selling's Community Speedwatch is live!

Published: 30 Jun 22

Sign-up and play an active part in making the roads safer through our village. Read More...

HOLD THE DATE! 25 June Selling Summer Fete

HOLD THE DATE! 25 June Selling Summer Fete

Published: 29 Apr 22

Selling C of E School and Selling Church celebrate their 150th Anniversary and the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at Selling School 2.00 - 5.00 pm on Saturday 25 June Read More...

Results from the Traffic Consultation

Results from the Traffic Consultation

Published: 26 Apr 22

The results from the traffic consultation are here. Read More...

Annual Parish Meeting - Thurs 12 May at 7 pm

Annual Parish Meeting - Thurs 12 May at 7 pm

Published: 25 Apr 22

The speaker for the Annual Parish Meeting will be Patrick McGrath, (joint creator of Domaine Evremond project with Pierre Emmanuel Taittinger), telling the Evremond story. Patrick is the Chairman of Hatch Mansfield, specialists in premium wines made by independent, family owned winemakers. Read More...

Energy Rebates

Published: 25 Apr 22

Energy rebates are on the way for households in bands A - D Read More...

Celebration of Flowers

Published: 14 Apr 22

On Saturday 21st May to Sunday 2nd May from Noon to 4pm each day Read More...

Life saving equipment installed at The Sondes

Life saving equipment installed at The Sondes

Published: 8 Apr 22

The third defibrillator for the village has been installed, with the kind permission of the owner, on the side wall of The Sondes Tea House and General Stores. Read More...

Likely disruption on the roads this Easter holidays

Published: 7 Apr 22

Local communities should prepare for potential disruption on the roads this weekend (8-10 April) as the Easter getaway gets underway. With P&O Ferries cancelling all services this weekend and potential for poor weather conditions, tourists and hauliers using cross-Channel services from Dover and Folkestone are being advised to allow extra time for their journey and to be prepared for long delays. Traffic management is in place for cross-Channel freight traffic which must join the queue on the M20. HGV drivers are advised that enforcement is in place across the Kent network to deal with queue jumping and you will be sent to the back of the queue. Inevitably, this is having a major impact on local traffic. Local diversions are in place, but please allow extra time for your journey. Arrangements are also in place to filter HGVs making local deliveries. Read More...

KCC are consulting on cuts to bus services

Published: 21 Mar 22

Click on the link and have your say. The consultation closes on the 20th April. Read More...

Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Published: 15 Mar 22

Selling Parish Council is delivering a mix of celebration red, white & blue wildflower seeds to to every household in Selling. Look out for the seed packet and instruction leaflet coming through your letter box. As well as a special celebration of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, by sowing your seeds you will be helping our butterflies and bees. We are making every effort to get seeds to every household in the village throughout March. If you are unable to plant your celebration seeds, please kindly give them to someone in the village who can. Read More...

Latest news on efforts to control flooding

Published: 8 Mar 22

The Parish Council have escalated the problem of flooding on Selling's road to the highest level at Kent County Council and here is the latest update: Read More...

Emergency closure of Selling Road j/w Selling Court

Published: 20 Feb 22

Temporary emergency closure Sunday 20 Feb of Selling Road at junction with Selling Court (150 m east of White lion) by KCC Highways due to dangerous trees over the road. Expected to last until Tuesday 22/2/22 morning, when Highways will send out their tree fellas. Selling School are contacting parents / carers and staff. Read More...

Upgrade to gas pipes

Published: 9 Feb 22

28 February for approximately three weeks. SGN will be working in South Street and the road from the junction of Scoggers Hill to the junction of North Lane will be closed. Access will remain for residents and a diversion will be in place via Dunkirk Road/Horselees, Brickfield Lane, Nine Ash Lane, South Street, Kit Hill, Crouch lane, Selling Road and Fox Lane. Read More...

Upgrade to gas pipes continues

Published: 9 Feb 22

7 March for approximately two weeks South Street will be closed at the junction with North Lane to the junction of Kits Hill. Access will remain for residents and businesses and a diversion will be in place via Kits Hill, Crouch Lane, Selling Road and Fox Lane. Read More...

Walks in Kent

Published: 4 Feb 22

Walking in Kent (part of the Walking in England website) makes it easy to find good local walks. Read More...

An update from Southeast Water

Published: 21 Jan 22

The Parish Council complained about the number of water leaks and here is the reply: Read More...

You may have noticed there is a bin missing

Published: 21 Jan 22

The bin on the small grassy triangle at the junction of Selling Road and Brenley Lane has been removed by SBC because the bin was broken and will be replaced as soon as stock is available. Read More...

Reminder of the Open Meeting

Published: 8 Nov 21

Find out about super fast broadband that could be coming to Selling Village on Thursday 11th November at 7:00pm at Selling Village Hall Read More...

The Local Plan Review Consultation is now live

Published: 29 Oct 21

The Local Plan (Reg 18) Review Consultation is now live and here is the link. Don't forget to send your thoughts and comments to the Parish Council as well as responding directly to the Consultation. The Parish Council will be resolving a response at the November meeting. Read More...

Swale Borough Council's Local Plan Review

Published: 25 Oct 21

We encourage all residents to tell us your thoughts as well as responding directly to Swale Borough Council. Read More...

Selling School's Newsletter

Published: 23 Oct 21

Selling CoE School's first newsletter of the year Read More...

Open Meeting on Thursday, 11th November

Published: 23 Oct 21

Join the Open Meeting at 7:00pm to find out how you could benefit from ultra-fast gigabit broadband. Read More...

Selling Road will be closed for work to be carried out to the bridge from the 4th to 8th October

Published: 24 Sep 21

Selling road will be closed for work to be done on the bridge from Monday 4 October until the morning of Friday 8 October 2021 from 8.00pm until 6.00am. There will be a four and half mile diversion route via Owen’s Court Road, Newhouse Lane, A251 and A2 which will be clearly signed. Read More...

This weekend A2 closure is westbound

Published: 24 Sep 21

8pm Friday 24 September 2021 to 6am Monday 27 September 2021 Westbound to London: Leave the A2 at Guston, diverted traffic will follow the A256, A299 to re-join the A2 at junction 7 of M2. Read More...

Pre-school open day

Pre-school open day

Published: 13 Sep 21

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The Great Big Green Week

Published: 9 Sep 21

Swale is celebrating ‘Great Big Green Week’ between 18th-26th September Read More...

A2 closures - westbound

Published: 8 Sep 21

The A2 westbound will be closed at Guston to Junc 7 of the M2 from 8 pm Friday 10 September 2021 to 6 am Monday 13 September 2021 Read More...

Donate Blood

Published: 31 Aug 21

Donate blood at Teynham Village Hall on Friday 24th September Read More...

Open Meeting Tuesday 28th September

Published: 28 Aug 21

Join the Open Meeting to find out about ultra-fast gigabit broadband. Read More...

Help with fuel and water bills

Published: 27 Aug 21

Contact Stevie Pettitt, Fuel and Water Home Adviser - Mobile 07862 158783 works with households to switch tariff, apply for grants and provides support with utility debts. Read More...

Complaints regarding grass verge cutting

Published: 26 Aug 21

Response received to complaints about the grass verge cutting in recent weeks Read More...

A2 Closures

Published: 25 Aug 21

A2 closed from Junc 7 to the A28 from 8pm Friday 3 September 2021 to 6am Monday 6 September 2021 Read More...

South-East Water notice of works

Published: 30 Jul 21

South-East Water plan to improve drinking water supplies in Selling this autumn Read More...

Selling Station Footpath

Published: 30 Jul 21

The footpath from Selling Station to Fox Lane will remain closed during the daytime for an extended 2-week period due to end beginning of September. Read More...

Letter of thanks

Published: 15 Jul 21

Selling Village Hall Committee sends a letter of thanks to the Parish Council for supporting the Outreach Post Office Read More...

Celebration of Flowers

Published: 11 Jun 21

Enter an arrangement depicting a TV show in a Celebration of Flowers at Selling church. Please note the new date now from the 1st - 7th August 2021 Read More...

Notice of A2 weekend closures

Published: 5 Jun 21

The A2 will be closed between junction 7 of the M2 (Boughton) and A28 at Canterbury (Wincheap) Read More...

White Lion wins Kent Association of Local Councils Community Award 2021

White Lion wins Kent Association of Local Councils Community Award 2021

Published: 21 May 21

After the presentation at the Parish Council meeting, Clerk Wendy Gregory, Chair Andrew Bowles, and the White Lion team Dave Thompson, Hannah Johnson and Karen Johnson with the award. Read More...

Parish Council returns to the Village Hall

Parish Council returns to the Village Hall

Published: 21 May 21

Selling residents, new County Councillor Rich Lehmann and Borough Councillor Tim Valentine attended May's first face to face meeting since March 2020. Parish council decisions included sponsorship of the outreach post office, progression of the ultrafast broadband offer and siting of the new (third) defibrillator. Read More...

Legislation requires that Parish Council meetings must now be held in person.

Legislation requires that Parish Council meetings must now be held in person.

Published: 14 May 21

The Annual Parish Council meeting on Thursday 20 May will therefore take place in the Village Hall and at a later time of 7.00 pm. On a packed agenda are: * the increase of LGVs on Selling's roads * a decision to fund the weekly village post office * a third defibrillator for the village. With massive thanks to the Village Hall Committee for making a safe, socially distanced environment. We are delighted to welcome all residents of Selling. Read More...

Dog theft. Keep your dog safe

Dog theft. Keep your dog safe

Published: 10 May 21

Please see the attached advice for keeping your dog safe. Read More...

We have submitted our Local Plan Representation to Swale

We have submitted our Local Plan Representation to Swale

Published: 29 Apr 21

You can read or download the Parish Council representation here. Click on the link above. As well as many individual submissions, 76 residents added their name to the Parish Council representation. If you would like a printed copy of the representation, we will be pleased to do that for you. Just let us know. Read More...

Notice of Road Closures

Published: 27 Apr 21

Plumford Lane, Porters Lane and Wilgate from 28th April for up to 21 days Read More...

Annual Parish Meeting and Open Air Drop-in Surgeries

Annual Parish Meeting and Open Air Drop-in Surgeries

Published: 21 Apr 21

Click on the link above for details of the Annual Parish Meeting this Thursday 22 April at 7.00pm and two more open-air surgeries with parish councillors on the Local Plan Read More...

SWALE LOCAL PLAN - Flyer to every household

SWALE LOCAL PLAN - Flyer to every household

Published: 20 Apr 21

Please consider putting the poster in your window or a prominent position to show your opposition to the 90 houses. By visually showing the strength of opposition to the 90 houses, we are sending a powerful reminder to Swale before they send off all our representations to the Secretary of State in the coming weeks. ***If you didn't get your Local Plan flyer, or want another one, please tell us*** Read More...

Local Plan open air drop-in surgeries

Local Plan open air drop-in surgeries

Published: 15 Apr 21

Friday 16 April 2.00pm - 4.00pm Saturday 17 April 10.00am - 1.00pm Friday 23 April 1.00pm - 3.00pm Saturday 24 April 10.00am - 2.00pm Selling Parish Councillors will be outside The Sondes to listen to your views, record your objections and answer questions about the proposed development of 90 houses and help you make your representations to Swale Borough Council. Click on the link above to download the poster to display. Read More...

Emergency Road Closure - Vicarage Lane, Selling - 9th April 2021

Emergency Road Closure - Vicarage Lane, Selling - 9th April 2021

Published: 9 Apr 21

It will be necessary to close Vicarage Lane, Selling from 9th April 2021 for up to 7 days. The road will be closed outside 5 Charmes Cottages, Vicarage Lane. The alternative route is via Hogbens Hill, Featherbed Lane and Selling Road. This is to enable water mains repairs to be carried out by South East Water. Read More...

Census 2021 is Sunday 21 March 2021

Census 2021 is Sunday 21 March 2021

Published: 5 Mar 21

The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. Your answers to the census questions will help organisations make decisions on planning and funding public services in your area, including transport, education and healthcare. Every household should complete the census on Sunday 21 March 2021 or as soon as possible after. Read More...

Details of Swale

Details of Swale's Local Plan proposed housing for Selling

Published: 22 Feb 21

Go to Swale's Local Plan pages 89-91 to read the reasons for the proposed housing development in Selling (link to Swale Borough Council website is attached). You can also watch a short video that explains the local Plan and how to make representations (link to video attached) There are a number of ways to register you views. Please see information attached, which also includes important information on guidance when making comments. If you need any help with making a representation please contact us. Read More...

Reply to your letter. Get Ultrafast Broadband in Selling

Reply to your letter. Get Ultrafast Broadband in Selling

Published: 21 Feb 21

Thank you to over 100 residents and small businesses who have already replied to our letter and registered their interest. The more addresses we collect, the greater the benefits for the whole village. ***See letter to all Selling residents and businesses attached*** Read More...

Open public meeting on Swale Local Plan this Tuesday 23 Feb at 6.00pm

Open public meeting on Swale Local Plan this Tuesday 23 Feb at 6.00pm

Published: 21 Feb 21

Selling Parish Council are hosting an online public meeting to discuss Swale Borough Council's Local Plan. All welcome. Join by Zoom or by phone. Read More...

Flooding in Fox Lane

Flooding in Fox Lane

Published: 19 Feb 21

Cllrs Kitchen and Day continue to report incidences of flooding in Fox Lane Read More...

A251 Road Closure

Published: 16 Feb 21

Advance notice of the road closure of the A251 from 5th April until 18th June 2021 Read More...

COVID Links

COVID Links

Published: 12 Feb 21

Useful services, information and links during the pandemic Read More...

Letter to all residents on Broadband

Letter to all residents on Broadband

Published: 6 Feb 21

A life-changing opportunity to get Gigabit Ultrafast broadband for free Read More...

Public Meeting 23rd Feb21

Public Meeting 23rd Feb21

Published: 6 Feb 21

Selling Parish Council are hosting a public meeting to discuss Swale Borough Council's Local Plan Read More...

NEXT STEPS on the Local Plan

Published: 4 Feb 21

NEXT STEPS following the Swale Borough Councillors' vote in favour of the Local Plan is public consultation. Read More...

Urgent Letter from Selling Parish Council to Swale Borough Councillors

Published: 3 Feb 21

Full text of the letter sent by email on 2 February 2021 requesting Swale Borough Councillors vote against the proposal to send the draft Local Plan out to Public Consultation Read More...

Crime in Perry Woods

Published: 3 Feb 21

Please continue to report anti-social behaviour in Perry Woods to Kent Police Read More...

New Scam Phone Calls

Published: 26 Jan 21

Please do not answer any calls from this number: 020 3966 9792 Read More...

County Councillor's Report

Published: 21 Jan 21

KCC Andrew Bowles New Year report Read More...

Trusted Sources of Information

Published: 19 Jan 21

We are committed to ensuring our residents have access to trusted sources Read More...

WhatsApp Groups in Selling

Published: 17 Jan 21

A network of WhatsApp groups allows urgent information to be shared quickly. Read More...

Clinically Vulnerable People

Published: 17 Jan 21

Please click to see updated guidance for people who are sheilding Read More...

Meeting People outside

Published: 11 Jan 21

This guidance explains how you can see people you do not live with safely Read More...

Every Mind Matters

Published: 10 Jan 21

There are things we can all do to look after our mental wellbeing at this time. Read More...

Budget for the Precept has been approved

Published: 18 Dec 20

It was resolved at the December Parish Council meeting to hold the precept at the same level as last year. Read More...

Kent Police Survey

Published: 1 Dec 20

The Kent Police Survey has just been launched. Have your say here; www.makingkentsafer.co.uk Read More...

Save a Life and Give Blood

Published: 1 Dec 20

Come and donate blood at West Faversham Community Centre on Bysing Wood Road Read More...

County Councillor's report

Published: 13 Nov 20

Cllr Andrew Bowles County Council report for October Read More...

Mental health and wellbeing for Adults

Published: 10 Nov 20

Mental health and wellbeing support services for Adults Read More...

Mental health and wellbeing for children

Published: 10 Nov 20

Mental health and wellbeing for children Read More...

Selling Action for Insects

Selling Action for Insects

Published: 16 Oct 20

See how we can all contribute to Action for Insects in Selling Read More...

Community Champions

Community Champions

Published: 16 Oct 20

Can you be part of a network of Covid-19 Community Champions? Open to any resident who can help disseminate key COVID-19 messages. See attached FAQs Read More...

County Councillor's Newsletter

Published: 24 Sep 20

September newsletter from County Councillor Andrew Bowles Read More...

Report motorised vehicles on bridleways in Perry Wood

Report motorised vehicles on bridleways in Perry Wood

Published: 12 Sep 20

Help us stop motorbikes and quad bikes riding on the bridle paths in Perry Wood Read More...

County Councillor Andrew Bowles report

Published: 26 Aug 20

An update from your Councillor on what has been happening at Kent County Council Read More...

Thinking of installing solar panels?

Published: 18 Aug 20

If you are thinking of installing solar panels, register now. Read More...

Closure of the Post Office

Published: 6 Aug 20

The Post Office at the White Lion, Selling has closed Read More...

Local communities get more chance to have their say in Swale

Local communities get more chance to have their say in Swale

Published: 5 Jul 20

We are part of Boughton & Courtenay Ward in a new Eastern 'area committee' Read More...

County Councillor's Report

Published: 18 Jun 20

Cllr Andrew Bowles report for April and May 2020 Read More...

Reporting Crime during COVID

Published: 19 May 20

Click the link to see the crime reports and statistics for May 2020. Read More...

There is never any excuse for domestic violence

There is never any excuse for domestic violence

Published: 18 May 20

This is a crime and it can affect anyone. During this COVID-19 pandemic, limited contact with the outside world may make you or someone you know feel unsafe but our specialist teams are still here to help 24/7, in the same way we always do. Kent Police will respond to your call and can arrest anyone committing offences against you. Read More...

Community Support Helpline

Published: 16 May 20

The Support Line is for those who need to self-isolate and don't have anyone to help them Read More...

Household waste and recycling centres

Published: 11 May 20

Household waste and recycling centres are re-opening with appointments systems. Click for details Read More...

Don

Don't tolerate fly-tipping

Published: 8 May 20

Do not let criminals get away with damaging our countryside and our environment. Report fly tipping immediately to Swale Borough Council. Read More...

Citizens Advice Bureau

Published: 2 May 20

Citizens Advice Bureau Swale is here to help Read More...

Coronavirus scams - Be Aware, Be Alert

Coronavirus scams - Be Aware, Be Alert

Published: 26 Apr 20

Scams are crimes - criminals are actively trying to make money during the Coronavirus outbreak. Report it: 0808 2231133 Read More...

New - Highways Improvement Plan

Published: 23 Apr 20

Priorities and solutions for Selling's troubled roads Read More...

Selling Rainbow

Selling Rainbow

Published: 18 Apr 20

Put out your rainbow for the NHS and our Key Workers Read More...

Kent Together Helpline

Published: 13 Apr 20

If you are vulnerable, you can contact the Kent Together helpline Read More...

Bonfires during Coronavirus emergency

Published: 8 Apr 20

Please think - your bonfire could make someone's breathing worse Read More...

Please support our local businesses

Published: 6 Apr 20

Selling businesses are open for selling residents Read More...

Schools, Children and Young People

Published: 3 Apr 20

Comprehensive information relating to Kent schools and nurseries Read More...

Coronavirus Newsletter No. 2

Coronavirus Newsletter No. 2

Published: 29 Mar 20

Key messages, volunteering opportunities & community support Read More...

Coronavirus - Key messages to all residents

Coronavirus - Key messages to all residents

Published: 23 Mar 20

We need local volunteers to help the village Read More...

Access to the Internet

Published: 15 Mar 20

If you know someone who cannot access the internet, please let us know. Read More...

Don't Get Scammed

Published: 12 Mar 20

Please think carefully before displaying a "self isolation card". It may not be safe to do so. Read More...

Vacancy

Published: 10 Mar 20

Vacancy for a Parish Councillor Read More...

Roads Flooding

Published: 10 Mar 20

Selling Parish Council would like to remind residents that the fastest way to get action for a blocked gulley is to report it directly on the Kent Highways website, using this link. http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/report-a-problem or if it is easier or more convenient by telephone on : 03000 41 81 81 Read More...

Vandalism in Perry Woods

Published: 10 Mar 20

Report vandalism and antisocial behaviour by calling 101 Read More...

Perry Wood

Published: 10 Mar 20

There has been an increase in unsafe behaviour in Perry Wood. Read More...

The Great British Spring Clean 2020

Published: 27 Feb 20

This event has been postponed and will take place in September Read More...

Recent Police speed check in Neames Forstal

Published: 24 Dec 19

Results of speed check by Kent Police showed driver behaviour still the problem Read More...

Selling's dangerous roads in winter

Published: 23 Dec 19

Parish Council are lobbying KCC to get proper gritting for Selling's roads Read More...

Salt bins in Selling

Published: 23 Dec 19

KCC own and maintain the salt bins but using them is DIY. Read More...

Applications for Grants

Published: 18 Oct 19

The Parish Council are accepting applications for Grants 2020/21 Read More...

New Selling Parish Council

New Selling Parish Council

Published: 16 Aug 19

Your Parish Councillors and Clerk Read More...

Southern Water...

Published: 16 Aug 19

Chair of Parish Council on the hunt Read More...

Potholes

Published: 13 Apr 19

KCC has announced further funding to repair. Please report potholes directly to KCC online at http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/report-a-problem Read More...

Broadband

Published: 15 Feb 19

Problem with your broadband access? Read More...