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  • Percy Pilcher Monument Open for Business!

    Percy Pilcher Monument Open for Business!

    24th October 2017

    Access to Percy Pilcher Monument I am pleased to advise you that after almost three years there is now access for people to visit the Percy Pilcher Monument. The present owners of the property, which used to comprise the Austin Lodge Golf Course Clubhouse, have been extremely helpful and moved the Monument a short distance from its original site to an area which maintains the privacy of their property. The Monument has been enclosed and can be reached by a fenced path running from the Right of Way to the east of the old clubhouse. The Right of Way commences south of Upper Austin Lodge. I visited the Monument a short while ago. The fenced path is very straight but is steep and about a quarter of a mile long. I would say it is not suitable for someone with walking difficulties and it could be worth taking some secateurs to combat any foliage which spreads across the path. When you reach the Monument the view back across the valley is spectacular. The...

  • Approved Annual Audit 2016/2017

    Approved Annual Audit 2016/2017

    2nd October 2017

    Approved Annual Audit 2016/2017 news article The annual Audit 2016/2017 has been approved and is available from Eynsford Parish Council Offices for viewing.  The Audit is also available via the website, under Finance and Budgets Sub section Annual Audit 2016/2017. ...

  • Volunteers needed for Befriending

    Volunteers needed for Befriending

    28th September 2017

    Keen to do something worthwhile in your community? Looking for voluntary opportunities that directly benefit local people? The SMILES project connects lonely and isolated older people with volunteers for weekly befriending sessions. The importance of maintaining connections to our community...

  • Annual Parish Meeting 2017

    29th June 2017

    Eynsford Parish Council held its Annual Parish Meeting on 26th May in the village hall. There was a good turn out from members of the public with many local agencies having stalls including: Kent Air Ambulance, The Alzheimer's Society, Rural Age Concern, Community Warden Service, Kent Police,...

  • Support Meeting for Dementia - 16th June 2017

    23rd May 2017

    Are you someone that is affected by Dementia? Are you caring for someone living with Dementia? Do you feel you need more information about the condition and about support that can help? On Friday 16th June, from 10.30 – 12.30, you can have the opportunity to ask questions, raise your...

  • Local Community Volunteer receives Award

    Local Community Volunteer receives Award

    16th May 2017

    Pauline Penney has been voted by Eynsford parish councillors to receive the Kent Association for Local Councils Community Award for 2017. Councillors asked local residents to nominate individuals or groups that had made an important contribution to Eynsford’s community, and Pauline was chosen...

  • May Day in Eynsford

    May Day in Eynsford

    1st May 2017

    Eynsford is very lucky to be able to celebrate May Day every year - the traditional start of spring - with a visit from the Wadard Morris Men. Starting at dawn (5.32am) on 1st May, the morris men perform a variety of songs and dances at Riverside, Eynsford. Residents who have managed to get up...

  • Beautiful Cherry Blossom Brightens Village

    Beautiful Cherry Blossom Brightens Village

    12th April 2017

    The centre of Eynsford is currently a mass of pink, with the beautiful cherry blossom and pink tulips around the war memorial. If you are passing through have a look! This are is looked after by the Eynsford in Bloom group who work throughout the year in our village. ...

  • Volunteer Warden wanted for Eynsford!

    Volunteer Warden wanted for Eynsford!

    23rd March 2017

    Eynsford & Farningham Parish Councils are seeking a Volunteer Warden to work in the two villages as part of the Kent County Council Community Warden service. Why volunteer? As a Volunteer Support Warden you will make a difference to residents and help to create resilient neighbourhoods. The role...

  • Residents Appreciate Rural Beauty

    Residents Appreciate Rural Beauty

    10th January 2017

    A group of residents have come together to write a report about the Austin Lodge Valley, one of the more rural areas of our parish. The valley lies either side of Upper Austin Lodge Road from the railway station up to above the former golf course. The report can be found here . ...

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