Chilham Parish Council - Who are we
Chilham Square
Check out our what we are doing page to find out what we are doing to improve pedestrian safety and parking in the Square
  Although Chilham Parish Council can contact local authorities and services on your behalf, parishioners are encouraged to make contact themselves if possible and advise the parish clerk of the issues they have raised if they require the parish council to add its support to get the issue resolved.  
  Neighbourhood Policing  
  You can contact our PCSO Aaron Newell by calling 101 or our KCC Community Warden Richard Sinden on 07969 583920.  
  Call 999 if a crime is happening now, people are injured, people are being threatened or are in danger, or someone suspected of committing a crime is nearby.  
  Call Kent Police on 101 to report minor crime.  
  Kent Highways  
  Kent Highways inspect our roads regularly but if you see a pothole, a damaged sign, overgrown verge, blocked drain or any other highway issue then please contact them on 03000 41 81 81 (new number).  
  You can also log on the internet using the KHS Online Portal to report a fault.  
  Click here for more information about the services Kent Highways provide.  
  Street Cleaning and Fly-tipping  
  If you see litter or fly-tipping in the parish the village you can contact ABC on 01233 331111 and ask for Street Scene Department who can then take the action required. You can also use the Report page on the ABC website.  
  Planning Applications  
  You can search for local planning records online, from 1984 to the present day. For records before 1984 you will need to visit the Civic Centre and view our microfiche records or telephone 01233 331111 for advice.  
  Just visit the ABC Planning and Development Control webpage and you can search by street name or postcode if you dont know the planning application number  
  Dog Fouling  
  Dog owners are reminded to take a plastic bag to collect their dogs mess when walking them in our villages.  
  Dog litter bags are also available from the post office so there is no excuse for the unpleasant and anti-social lack of concern that is spoiling many areas of our parish.  
  The dog warden has been asked to patrol regularly and report offenders.  
  The dog warden can be contacted on 01233 330340.  
Find out about crime in your area
You can get online crime figures for where you live by visiting the local crime, policing and criminal justice website.
Safeguard your nearest and dearest from the risk of fire
When you hear a fire engine sweep down the road with its sirens blazing, it's normal to picture a home on fire, and wonder who might be in danger. But how often do you think whether your friends, loved ones and neighbours are equipped with the right advice to protect them from fire?
Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is appealing to parishioners to make sure their local communities take advantage of the free services on offer.
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For further information or to learn more about the free advice and services on offer to residents contact KFRS on 0800 923 7000 or visit the KFRS website.
There are no bylaws regarding bonfires but there is a bonfire page on the ABC websitre than contains some useful information and guidance.
If you have a concern about a bonfire call ABC on 01233 331111 and they should be able to help.
  Chilham Parish Council - serving Chilham, Old Wives Lees and Shottenden