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Burglary and theft spree

An unprecedented number of house burglaries and thefts from out-buildings have been reported in Woodnesborough since the dark evenings have drawn in. A popular time for the burglars seems to be evenings – particularly when the weather is windy/rainy. To … Continue reading

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The Charity Inn Pub

The village pub has been closed and empty for a few years now and has fallen into a state of disrepair. Does anyone know if Phillip Miller still owns the pub and what his plans are for it?

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Woodnesborough Parish Council Meetings

UPDATED January 2018: Parish council meetings are generally held in the ‘Committee Room’ of the Village Hall on the last Tuesday of each month and are scheuled to start at 7:30pm. The public and press are welcome to attend all … Continue reading

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Buzzards, Red Kites and Badgers

A pair of Buzzards and single Red Kite have been sighted over Parsonage Farm and a juvenile Badger has been seen running down Fir Tree Hill (please drive carefully).

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Parish Council Election 7th May 2015

I have just learned that we have a proper election this year with ten local personalities standing for the nine available seats on the parish council. With the parlimentary election, disctrict council election and now the parish council election there … Continue reading

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Flooding, The Street

Flooding of The Street, Woodnesborough, has become a regular occurrence and hazard. The flooding incidents have been reported to Kent County Council’s Highways Department by concerned residents for decades. KCC Highways carried out work in 2012 to alleviate flooding in … Continue reading

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The Convent Well, c. 1306

The Convent Well, Woodnesborough Abridged from a report by K Parfitt (Dover Archaeology Group) Introduction Large-scale Ordnance Survey maps of the Sandwich region have, since the nineteenth century, regularly marked the site of a Convent Well at Woodnesborough. The site … Continue reading

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Charity Inn Temporary Closure

The Charity Inn will close temporarily to allow ongoing legal proceedings to complete. It is not yet possible to say when it is likely to re-open as this is in the hands of the courts. TC

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Solar Panel Farm at Each End/Marshborough

A planning application for a large ground based electricity generating solar panel farm to be sited in Marshborough close to Each End has been submitted to Dover District Council’s planning department. The planning documents produced by the applicant are comprehensive … Continue reading

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The Village Hall Business

We are extremely concerned about the revised plans for the development of 24 new houses on green field agricultural land in Woodnesborough which seem to have been formulated without any substantial consultation with the local inhabitants. Initially we were informed … Continue reading

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