BOROUGH GREEN NEWS
Those of you who suffer sewage flooding, Southern Water pledge to resolve it - by 2040! But the good news is they have agreement at Board level to spend £60K on our creaking Pumping Station
A big problems for BGGC developers. Inspectors cancel 2nd & 2rd Phase of the Public Inquiry - this may not yet be the end, but it most definitely the beginning of the end.
MR 244 Westlands to H+H Good Walk
SURGERY - UPDATE ON FLU JABS Reports are that the system is very efficient, they are now seeking more vaccine supplies
For many years we have been naming our steets to remember people and places, and the irony is we then forget who and why we commemorated them. I have compiled a list of the streetnames and as much as I can of the reasons. Have a look, please email me any additions, edits and corrections. When completed we should have a comprehensive and permanent archive.
All the complaints about flooding after the recent storms have prompted KCC to ask for our help compiling a list of blocked drains. We have sent a comprehensive survey to KCC listing good, blocked and "Hotspot" drains, thos which we know have caused flooding.
The public access to Isles Quarry East from Thong Lane will be closed for culvert works for approximately 6 weeks from 13th July. Many thanks to Canham Homes for keeping this temporary access open for so long
RECREATION GROUND OPEN, BUT CARPARK CLOSED
There has been concern voiced about an HGV increase to 240 tippers per day at Borough Green Landfill.
Let me try and set minds at rest.
Dave Sutton has managed to track down the lost guestbook on an archive, and I have copied it to this site
Below : At least she will be able to tell her children what it was like before the bulldozers moved in and changed this into 3000 houses.
Photo & words courtesy Bryan Rawlins Click picture to enlarge
Borough Green scores "Highly Recommended" in 2018 Kent Men of Trees 2018 Competition report .
BOROUGH GREEN REMEMBERS.....
Wreath Laying 10am 11th Novmber 2018 [report]
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: [full poem]
Tom Tugendhat MP dedicated our War Memorial marking the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War 1on Sunday 4th Nov
Local Plans 2009, 2011 & 2014 Supp
Have TMBC learnt nothing? All the problems with the Landfill Sites they have already built houses on, they are now planning even more Local Landfill sites - more
NEW VIDEO of a walk in Borough Green
WAR MEMORIAL COMPLETE The final element, the Carved and polished Granite Name Plaque, Nick Taylor, Barry Glew, Rob Springett and me.
PLANNING SAINSBURY ISLES QUARRY HAZELBOURNE IQW Contamination IQW aerial pictures A-Z HOUSING RED LION R'BOUT TMBC Joco H+H CELCON - Sandpit extension what are H+H up to? CREST 10 houses Hanson Site Thong Lane Flooding Env Agency report Thong Lane Flooding
It's easy to stand with the crowd, it takes courage to stand alone.
REMEMBERING THE ROCK TAVERN 1841 - 1992
Award to Borough Green Village by Royal British Legion Poppy appeal - POPPY SHOP PICTURES
ALL STANDARDS ROLLED INTO ONE PAGE
Apparently there was a meeting of High Level Council Leaders and the like, discussing Proposed Boundary changes. Leader of Sevenoaks said that it was likely that Ightham, Wrotham and Stansted would become part of Sevenoaks, and someone asked "Why not Borough Green?". The Leader of Sevenoaks Council said :
" Borough Green? - NEVER - Borough Green is trouble on steroids".
I feel so proud, should we adopt this as a Village Coat of Arms?
1950's Tippers at Isles Quarry, Sabrina's T**s in background
Recognise any faces ? Click Pic for full size
THONG LANE BRIDGE DEMOLITION PICS
FLOODING UPDATES. Wrotham Rd, Lingfield Rd & Basted Mill
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS PICTURES
WILLARD TRANSPORT is a name all but vanished from the village - [pictures and more]
Election -75% turnout
VILLAGE HALL 50th ANNIVERSARY- [Report and pictures]
Crest Nicholson New Homes in Borough Green Kent, Crest Nicholson New Homes Hazelbourne Development, Hazelbourne New Homes being built at Isles Quarry,Kent Messenger, Sevenoaks Chronicle
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS
What does My Parish Council ever do for me? Well here's Barry and me, Christmas Eve, clearing fallen trees from Thong Lane.
Fishing Pond - Botany Woods
NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING 9th Nov ONLINE
Rotating logos by Dave Sutton
BG Herald designed by Charles Willsher
Its not always sunny in Borough Green, although it usually feels like it
(c) Mike Taylor all pictures unless otherwise stated : feel free to use any images, but if you earn I'd like a share !