Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

Nostalgia

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The refurbished Bat & Ball Station picked up another accolade recently when it was given the Urban Heritage Award at the National Railway Heritage Awards, 2019.

Another pub, well known to people in the Sevenoaks area, has shut its doors for good according to the brewery that owns it.

The earth-shattering noise from the maroon set off at 11am during the service of remembrance at the Vine War Memorial in Sevenoaks on Sunday was in direct contrast to the two minutes of silence that followed.

Sevenoaks residents attending the annual service of remembrance on Sunday (10 November) are asked to arrive at the Vine War Memorial in Dartford Road by 10.45am.

History will repeat itself in Bat & Ball on 1 November when town mayor Cllr Nicholas Busvine and Sevenoaks MP Sir Michael Fallon bury a time capsule to commemorate the rebuilding of the Sevenoaks Community Centre.

The route of a major new trunk water main in Sevenoaks is to be announced by South East Water on Thursday 12 September. High Street shopkeepers and business owners are keen to avoid the digging up any of the main roads through Sevenoaks, but talk of an alternative route through Knole Park has also met with opposition.

Residents and their guests strolling through the gardens surounding Wildernesse House in Sevenoaks are taking a walk back through history.

An International Australian Women’s Cricket Team were invited to stay at one of Sevenoaks' historic houses where they practised on a specially made pitch in the 1930s.

Eoin Morgan has gone down in history as the first England captain to win the ICC Cricket World Cup after the exciting last ball drama against New Zealand recently. But did you know a Sevenoaks resident played a part in his rise to success?

Sevenoaks resident Pat Moore, whose heroic efforts in the second world war as a sapper with the Royal Engineers on Juno beach during the Normandy landings led to him being awarded the Légion d'Honneur, passed away on Sunday at the age of 98.

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