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  • Help with Food, Gas, Electricity and Water Available for Swale Residents

    Help with Food, Gas, Electricity and Water Available for Swale Residents

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    People struggling to feed their families and pay their bills could be eligible for support from Swale Borough Council. The council has...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Jul 22
  • M2 weekend closures

    M2 weekend closures

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: National Highways

    This is a reminder that we’re closing the M2 westbound this weekend between junctions 7 and 5 to do safety-critical bridge work. Ful...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 29 Jun 22
  • Free Microchipping for Dogs and Cats at Newington Recreation Ground

    Free Microchipping for Dogs and Cats at Newington Recreation Ground

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    Swale Borough Council Stray Dog Service is offering free microchipping for dogs and cats at Newington Recreation Ground, Orchard Drive, ME9 ...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Jun 22
  • Police Surgery  21 July

    Police Surgery 21 July

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    PCSO Lorraine Holmes will hold her Police Surgery at the Cornerstone Cafe from 10am-11am. Residents can speak to her about any local polici...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Jun 22
  • Emergency Road Closure - Wormdale Hill, Newington - 20 June 2022

    Emergency Road Closure - Wormdale Hill, Newington - 20 June 2022

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    It will be necessary to close Wormdale Hill, Newington from 20 June 2022 for up to 14 days. The road will be closed at the rear of the g...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Jun 22
  • M2 junction 5 improvement scheme update from Highways England

    M2 junction 5 improvement scheme update from Highways England

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy Licence

    What we’ve done so far Our compound is now finished, and we're busy making progress on the Maidstone Road and Oad Street link....

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Jun 22
  • Notice of Vacancy

    Notice of Vacancy

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    NOTICE is hereby given that a vacancy has occurred in the membership of the above Parish Council. Under the Local Government Act 1972, t...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Jun 22
  • VACANCY FOR A CO-OPTED PARISH COUNCILLOR

    VACANCY FOR A CO-OPTED PARISH COUNCILLOR

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Would you like to make a difference to your local community? Would you like to assist in decisions that affect your community? If so why n...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 13 May 22
  • Village Voice

    Village Voice

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    The latest edition of the Village Voice has been published and can be found by clicking this link: Village Voice

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 May 22
  • Promoting volunteering for the good of the community

    Promoting volunteering for the good of the community

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    Community groups and charities, run by volunteers, are vital to making Swale the best it can be. Volunteering is both rewarding and fun for ...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 May 22
  • My Community Voice

    My Community Voice

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    Following on from the Public Engagement event, the Swale Community Safety Unit would like to welcome you to register with My Community Voice...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 Apr 22
  • Newington Youth Club

    Newington Youth Club

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    Newington Youth Club is run from the Pavilion in the Recreational Ground, every Tuesday during term time. It runs from 4pm - 5.30pm and is o...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Apr 22
  • Swale Community and Voluntary Services

    Swale Community and Voluntary Services

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    Swale Volunteer Car Scheme Can you help? If you are a car owner, why not become one of our Volunteer Drivers? By becoming one of our Volun...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 Apr 22
  • Village Voice

    Village Voice

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    The latest edition of the Village Voice has been published and can be found by clicking this link: Village Voice Paper editions will be pub...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Apr 22
  • Swale Borough Council - Use of Electric Scooters is Illegal on Public Roads, Cycle Lanes and Pavements

    Swale Borough Council - Use of Electric Scooters is Illegal on Public Roads, Cycle Lanes and Pavements

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    Swale Borough Council urges electric scooter users to comply with the law by only using them on private land where they have permission to r...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 31 Mar 22
  • Youths with catapults

    Youths with catapults

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    There have been a number of reports across the Swale area involving youths firing catapults at birds and other wildlife. On Wednesday 9th M...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 14 Mar 22
  • A2 High Street Junction With Bull Lane, Newington

    A2 High Street Junction With Bull Lane, Newington

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    What are we planning to do? Kent County Council is planning to improve the safety in the village of Newington by installing a new 20mph spe...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Mar 22
  • 22/500275/OUT Land South Of London Road -Pond Farm

    22/500275/OUT Land South Of London Road -Pond Farm

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    Application 22/500275/OUT Address: Land South Of London Road, Newington PROPOSAL: Outline planning application for up to 135 dwellings wi...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Mar 22
  • Think WIDE(N) burglary prevention campaign launched

    Think WIDE(N) burglary prevention campaign launched

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    Our research shows two thirds (67%) of people are worried about their home being broken into, yet there are simple, proven measures we can a...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Mar 22
  • Neighbourhood Watch newsletter

    Neighbourhood Watch newsletter

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    The February OUR NEWS newsletter for Neighbourhood Watch supporters is out now, please click on link below: Our News

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Feb 22
  • New Year, New Challenge?

    New Year, New Challenge?

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    Volunteer befrienders needed in your local community! Our wonderful team of volunteer befrienders already make a huge difference in the...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Jan 22
  • New PCSO for Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch ward

    New PCSO for Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch ward

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    PCSO Lorraine Holmes has taken ownership of Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch ward from PCSO John Cork as of the 1st of January 2022. Lorra...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Jan 22
  • Current Scams

    Current Scams

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    Here are a few of the current scams in circulation nationally and internationally: Door-to-door scam where a visitor claims to be from...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Dec 21
  • Air Quality Report

    Air Quality Report

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Wendy

    Newington Parish Council has commissioned an independent report from the University of Kent Centre for Health Service Studies to examine the...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 20 Dec 21
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Neighbourhood Watch

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch Ward Crime Number: 46/222520/21 On Tuesday the 2nd of November between 07:00 and 07:30, somebody ...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 22 Nov 21
  • Cemetery Working Party

    Cemetery Working Party

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    The Parish Council is planning a working party to clear the cemetery paths. Join us at the Cemetery on Tuesday 9 November 2pm at the Cemeter...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Nov 21
  • Queen's Jubilee Picnic

    Queen's Jubilee Picnic

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    The Parish Council is planning a Jubilee Picnic on Saturday 4 June 2022 to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. We need help organis...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Nov 21
  • Preparation Works for M2 junction 5 improvement works October 2021 – January 2022

    Preparation Works for M2 junction 5 improvement works October 2021 – January 2022

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Preparation work to start the M2 junction 5 improvements begin this month, with site clearance taking place before the main construction wor...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Oct 21
  • How to protect your garage and outbuildings

    How to protect your garage and outbuildings

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Garages are often no more secure than a garden shed; both of which are used to store valuables like power tools, bikes and often vehicles. I...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Oct 21
  • Queen's Jubilee Picnic

    Queen's Jubilee Picnic

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    The Parish Council is planning a Jubilee Picnic on Saturday 4 June 2022 to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. We need help organis...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Oct 21
  • Newington Bingo Club

    Newington Bingo Club

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Meets on the first Thursday, 2.00-4.00 pm each month (except January) in the Newington Room, Village Hall. Entry: £2.00 (Tea and bisc...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Oct 21
  • Cemetery Working Party

    Cemetery Working Party

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    The Parish Council is planning a working party to clear the cemetery paths. Join us at the Cemetery on Thursday 21st October 2pm at the Ceme...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 1 Oct 21
  • Brown bin collections

    Brown bin collections

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Message from Swale Borough Council Unfortunately, due to driver shortages, we have had to cancel garden waste collections for the rest of t...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Aug 21
  • Free family event- The Mill Skatepark - Sittingbourne.

    Free family event- The Mill Skatepark - Sittingbourne.

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    People can join in with a free family event with workshops, tutorials and giveaways to celebrate the launch of The Mill Skatepark - Sitting...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Aug 21
  • M2 Junction 5 to Junction 6 Eastbound Resurfacing Works

    M2 Junction 5 to Junction 6 Eastbound Resurfacing Works

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Highways England will shortly be carrying out resurfacing to sections of M2 eastbound carriageway between junctions 5 and 6. They will c...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 24 Aug 21
  • A2 Boyces Hill, Newington – Resurfacing Works

    A2 Boyces Hill, Newington – Resurfacing Works

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    As part of the on-going maintenance and improvement of the highway network, Kent County Council will be resurfacing a section of the A2 Boyc...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 17 Aug 21
  • Brown bin collections

    Brown bin collections

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    On 3 August, Swale Borough Council reluctantly took the decision to suspend the garden waste collections for one week because they did not h...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Aug 21
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Neighbourhood Watch

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch Ward Crime Number: 46/141018/21 At 10:31am on Thursday the 5th of August, 2 males were seen climbin...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Aug 21
  • Temporary Road Closure – Bull Lane, Newington –new completion date

    Temporary Road Closure – Bull Lane, Newington –new completion date

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on Bull Lane, Newington from 12 July 2021. Please note the ro...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Aug 21
  • Speed Limit Order on Various Roads in Newington

    Speed Limit Order on Various Roads in Newington

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    KCC Highways has published Amendment 18 a Speed Limit Order on Various Roads in Newington and Borden in the Borough of Swale. This order is ...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Jul 21
  • Age UK volunteers

    Age UK volunteers

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Could you be a Befriender? Can you spare an hour a week? Here at Age UK Faversham & Sittingbourne we believe “No one should hav...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Jul 21
  • Pavilion wildlife area

    Pavilion wildlife area

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    You may have noticed the wildlife habitat around the Pavilion building, this is a fascinating wildlife project that is being carried out at ...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 5 Jul 21
  • Wild Outdoors

    Wild Outdoors

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Wild Outdoors Youth Activity Week 27- 30 July, 10am- 3pm daily. Join us for a week of adventure in Iwade. Survival skills, connecting with...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Jul 21
  • Newington Summer Fest

    Newington Summer Fest

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Summer Fun Activities for 8- 14 year olds Tuesday 17 August Wednesday 18 August Thursday 19 August Friday 20 August For a booking form ...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Jul 21
  • Volunteers needed

    Volunteers needed

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Vibe Community Charity, part of Swale Youth, is looking for volunteers who could help run their summer holiday activities and term time club...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Jul 21
  • Football Coaching- Pre School & Years R & 1

    Football Coaching- Pre School & Years R & 1

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    BREDHURST JUNIORS FOOTBALL CLUB Football coaching for Boys & Girls Pre School & Years R & 1 Saturdays 10am – 11am Ne...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 8 Jun 21
  • Village Litter Pick- 5 June

    Village Litter Pick- 5 June

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    The Parish Council is organising a village litter pick which will take place on Saturday 5 June. Join us in the village hall car park at 9am...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 27 May 21
  • NOTICE OF VACANCY

    NOTICE OF VACANCY

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    NOTICE is hereby given that a vacancy has occurred in the membership of the above Parish Council. Under the Local Government Act 1972, t...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 26 May 21
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Neighbourhood Watch

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    This is a message from Neighbourhood Watch: 46/83405/21: Between 2 and 6am on 17th of May, a tankful of fuel was siphoned off and stolen...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 21 May 21
  • High Street- road closure 19 May

    High Street- road closure 19 May

    Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Article by: Mrs Wendy Licence

    Newington High Street will be closed at 10pm on Wednesday 19 May to complete the emergency manhole renewals, there are two more left to repl...

    Newington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 May 21