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Welcome to Chilham Parish Council 

Welcome to the Chilham Parish Council website. We hope you will learn something useful about what we are doing to improve the quality of life in our parish. 
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Welcome to Chilham Parish Council 

Welcome to the Chilham Parish Council website. We hope you will learn something useful about what we are doing to improve the quality of life in our parish. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Keeping You Informed About The Latest News 

We recognise that many people in the parish don’t understand what the parish council can and cannot do, so this website and the quarterly newsletters printed in the Parish News is our attempt to keep you better informed about what your parish council is doing on your behalf. We welcome feedback, good or bad, so please use the form on the how are we doing page to let us have your views on the website or, for that matter, any issue that you think the parish council should be dealing with. If you would like to receive emails that the parish council considers would be of interest with regard to life in the parish you can sign up for a newsletter!  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Welcome to our Villages! 

If you are new to the area feel free to download our welcome pack. 
(Update planned for 2021) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outdoor Gym Equipment  
Fresh Air Fitness attended on 04 September they found that a part needs to be replaced in one of the items of equipment and will be returning in October to carry out the work. The equipment remains safe to use.. 
 
September Meeting of the Full Council 
 
Thank you to everyone who came to our September meeting of the Parish Council. It was lovely to see such positivity and interest in the work of your parish council. 
 
We have some exciting projects and initiatives which are in the early plans of development which we are excited to bring to the communities of Shottenden, Chilham and Old Wives Lees. Watch this space as we announce the details shortly.. 
 
We were saddenned recently to have received the resignation from the role of Chairman by Jane Martin. We thank Jane most sincerely for her stong leadership and guidance whilst in the Chair and pleased that Jane will be staying with us as a Parish Councillor. Gill Schofield has been elected by her fellow councillors as the councils new Chairman and Keith Uncle has been elected the new Deputy Chairman. 
 
On 13 September 2021, Parish Councillor Doug Marriott will be attending a meeting of Ashford Borough Councils Local Forum when Climate Change will be one of the main items on the agenda. On 15 September 2021 Parish Councillor Jane Marriott will be representing Chilham Parish Council at the Planning Committee which is due to decide the outcome on the Harvest House planning application. 
 
Our next meeting will be on 02 October 2021 in the hall at Old Wives Lees . We look forward to welcoming as many of you as possible to our meeting. Proceedings will commence at 7.00 p.m. with a public forum followed by the meeting which will commence at 7.30 p.m. We look forward to seeing you  
 
This will also be the perfect opportunity for you to meet your Parish Councilors and raise any issues which affect your life within our community. 
 
Karen Bell 
Clerk to Chilham Parish Council 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Welcome to the Villages! 

If you are new to the area feel free to download our welcome pack. 
(Update planned for 2021) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Support Local Businesses During Covid19 
Please support our local businesses in the area whenever you can to help them through the covid pandemic. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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