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.

 

 

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF TWINNING OF DITTON WITH RANG DU FLIERS

This year is the 20th Anniversary of Ditton being twinned with Rang du Fliers in France.  There are several celebrations planned firstly with members of the Twinning Committee and Parish Council visiting Rang du Fliers for a celebration there over the weekend of 16th/17th May.  This will be followed by a return visit of the French coming to Ditton for celebrations and a Dance here on 31st October.  

If you would like to be involved or have more information, please contact the Parish Office.

 

ELECTIONS - 7TH MAY 2015

ON THURSDAY 7TH MAY 2015 ELECTIONS WERE HELD FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION, AND ALSO LOCALLY FOR TONBRIDGE AND MALLING BOROUGH COUNCIL  (THERE WAS NO PARISH COUNCIL ELECTION AS THERE WERE INSUFFICIENT CANDIDATES).  THIS RESULTED IN ONE CHANGE TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE PARISH COUNCIL AND WE SAY GOODBYE TO MRS SHININA FERNANDEZ AND WELCOME MR STEVE VAUGHAN TO THE PARISH COUNCIL.

 

 

Kilnbarn Entertainment

Forthcoming Entertainment:

HALLOWEEN DISCO - SATURDAY 31ST OCTOBER 2015

CHARITY RACE NIGHT - FRIDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2015

CHRISTMAS EVE - SUSAN LYNN - SINGER/ENTERTAINER

NEW YEARS EVE - DISCO

QUIZ NIGHTS USUALLY LAST SUNDAY ON MONTH - 8PM

TEAMS OF UP TO 8 PLUS MEAT RAFFLE ON THE NIGHT

 

TWINNING ANNIVERSARY, CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCES AT DITTON COMMUNITY CENTRE

SATURDAY 31ST OCTOBER 2015, 8PM - MIDNIGHT A SPECIAL TWINNING 20TH ANNIVERSARY/HALLOWEEN DANCE WILL BE HELD WITH MUSIC FROM THE PETER ELLIGATE SHOWBAND.  TICKETS SPECIAL PRICE OF £10.00 EACH

SATURDAY 19TH DECEMBER 2015, 8PM - MIDNIGHT - THE FANTASTIC TODD MILLER AND THE JOE LOSS ORCHESTRA ARE HERE AGAIN TO KICK START CHRISTMAS - DOORS OPEN 7.30PM.  TICKETS £17.00.

NEW YEARS EVE, 8.30PM - 12.30AM -  WITH THE PETER ELLIGATE SHOW BAND - JOIN THE PARTY FOR A GREAT NEW YEAR CELEBRATION - DOORS OPEN   8.00PM TICKETS £17.00

ALL TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE PARISH OFFICE.

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

At the Annual Parish Meeting held on Monday 27th April, the Chairman made awards to all the local business in Ditton that had taken part in the Voluntary Litter Code.  Also Awards for Outstanding Contributions to the Community were made to Sheila Farmer and Gary and Coral Smith for their contribution to the Annual Village Show, to John Sellick for his long service as a Governor to Ditton Infant School and to Laurence Snook for his work with Comunigrow.   Special thank you awards were given to outgoing Borough Councillors Mrs Carol Gale and Mrs Jeanett Bella

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.