News

101 the new national non-emergency Police

Residents in the Kent policing area should now call 101 to contact their local officer, make an enquiry and to report non-urgent crimes. The old non emergency number 01622 690690 is being phased out. For more information please visit http://www.police.uk/101.

Local Police are advising residents to be vigilant as there has been a spate of shed burglaries in Ditton village.

Also, local Crime Figures are now able to be accessed via website www.police.uk by residents.

 

 

Kilnbarn Entertainment

Forthcoming Entertainment:

QUIZ NIGHTS - LAST SUNDAY IN MONTH - 8.00PM - TEAMS OF UP TO 8 

 

PREMIERSHIP FOOTBALL - ALL TOP GAMES SHOWN ON SKY AND BT SPORTS - CHECK BOARD AT BAR ENTRANCE FOR FORTHCOMING GAMES.

 

A FULL PROGRAMME OF ENTERTAINMENT IS BEING PLANNED - KEEP AN EYE ON NOTICE BOARDS AND OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.

 

        

 

 

 

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

THIS YEARS ANNUAL PARISH MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY 24TH APRIL 2017 AT 7.30PM IN THE DON CARMAN HALL..  AS WELL AS THE STATUTORY BUSINESS OF PRESENTING ACCOUNTS AND REPORTS FROM THE COUNCIL, THERE WIL BE TALKS FROM LOCAL ORGANISATIONS PLUS AWARDS WILL BE MADE TO LOCAL PEOPLE FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE VILLAGE.  ANYONE WISHING TO ASK QUESTIONS MUST SUBMIT THEM TO THE PARISH OFFICE 7 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING.

 

 

PARISH TREE TAGGING

Parish Tree

The Parish's Tree Warden and Grounds Supervisor are currently undertaking a Tree Survey of all trees on Parish land. The targetted trees (those that overhang footpaths and areas where people are likely to walk underneath) will be tagged and monitored for maintenance purposes.  

  

KILNBARN PLAYGROUND RE-OPENING ON FRIDAY 4TH APRIL AT 4PM

The Parish Council are delighted to invite all Ditton residents to the Re-Opening Ceremony of Kilnbarn Recreation Ground Playground on Friday 4th April at 4pm.  The playground will be re-opened by Cllr Yearsley ably assisted by the Welcoming Picture competition winners. 5 winners were chosen and their design ideas merged to create the design below which has been thermographically sealed onto the ground just inside the playground.  You may notice that the figures are dressed in one of the uniforms of the local Ditton Infant and Junior schools.

Community Day - Sunday 26th June 2016

The Parish Council and St Peter’s Church once again are working together for the annual Ditton Community Day which will be held on Sunday 26th  June on the village green and school grounds. We begin with an open air  service on the green at 3-00pm.  In the school grounds there will be free  tea and cake for everyone. For the children a bouncy castle –roundabout – craft tables –face painting and lots more. Please come and join with us and celebrate what it means to be a Community living and working together.  There will also be a jazz band playing on the green and over at the school.

2013 Twinning trip to Rang du Fliers

Members of Ditton Parish Council and Ditton Twinning Association visited our twin town of Rang du Fliers over the weekend of 13th and 14th July to join them for the Bastille service and celebrations.   We were very well entertained and looked after by our French friends on the Saturday evening and again on the Sunday we were provided with an excellent lunch after the formalities of the morning which involved laying of wreaths at their War Memorial and the Place de la Paix in the square and then a display by their majorettes and band.