KCC Rights of Way Improvement Plan 2018–2028

Kent County Council is consulting on their draft Rights of Way Improvement Plan which outlines their objectives for Kent’s Public Rights of Way network and wider public access for the next 10 years.  This consultation closes on 12 September 2018. Visit www.kent.gov.uk/rightsofwayimprovementplan to find out more and take part in the consultation.

Beware of Doorstep Criminals

Kent County Council Public Protection have received reports of doorstep criminals selling household cleaning products in Kent. Purchasing goods from a doorstep caller can lead to you being overcharged for poor quality products. Never agree to work or pay cash to someone you have just met on your doorstep. If you feel afraid or threatened […]

New Email Address for Parish Clerk

The email address for all general enquiries to Shadoxhurst Parish Council is now:- shadoxhurst@parishcouncil.onmicrosoft.com Please use this address or the Contact Us form.  Thank you for your co-operation. [25 March 2018]

Banking Scam Warning

Information from Kent Police describes how scammers have recently targeted a vulnerable victim, “A telephone call was received on a landline (late November 2017) from scammers advising that they were calling from a bank – they did not specify which bank and this was not questioned. The caller stated he was conducting an internal investigation […]

Kent Police – On-line Reporting

Online Crime and Non-Injury Collision Reporting Updates made recently to the Kent Police website now enable you to report crimes and incidents as well as non-injury road traffic collisions ONLINE directly to the police through the website (www.kent.police.uk). Once a report is made to Kent Police online, the user will receive a unique reference number […]

Rogue Salesman Warning

Kent Trading Standards and Kent Police have received reports of a company using high pressure techniques to sell burglar alarms with a 5 year maintenance contract. One salesman demanded the 80 year old resident pay the full amount upfront. Please look out for neighbours and report any suspicious doorstep callers to us.   For advice on […]

Kent Highway’s Winter Roads and Travel Preparations

Are you prepared for winter conditions when you travel? The long dark days are here which means KCC Highways, who maintain the county’s roads and lanes, receive many enquiries throughout the seasons about road conditions. Please read this winter service information letter from KCC and see how you can help prevent road and travel problems.