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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...

Clinically Vulnerable People

Published: 17 Jan 21

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

WhatsApp Groups in Selling

Published: 17 Jan 21

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

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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...

Perry Wood

Published: 10 Mar 20

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

Vandalism in Perry Woods

Published: 10 Mar 20

Report vandalism and antisocial behaviour by calling 101 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...

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...