LATEST NEWS

The beautiful Hever Castle and its grounds provide the backdrop for a socially distanced outdoor cinema under the stars on 7-9 and 14-16 August (evenings).

The organising committee of the Riverhead Carnival has decided to cancel this year’s event, which was due to take place at Chipstead Common - pictured on Sunday 20 September.

Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are continuing to appeal for witnesses as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Eynsford.

A CCTV image has been issued by officers investigating the theft of a car from Eynsford.

Otford charity Hospices of Hope recently launched their latest fundraising challenge – “ROW-mania” – to raise funds towards the salaries of nurses for the hard-hit Hospice Casa Sperantei, in Romania.

Riverhead Parish Council has created a lockdown art gallery on its website by inviting budding artists to send pictures of their work for inclusion.

The Hospices of Hope's Tea Room at the rear of 11 High Street, Otford will be closed at least until November for a re-build.

Weald residents were saddened by the recent news of the death of Ken Hocking who was a long standing and active member of the Parish Council and served as Chairman for 10 years up to his retirement in 2009. He was widely known and much respected within the village.

We received the sad news today that Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve has had two of their bird hides badly vandalised. This damage will cost thousands to repair. Each hide costs between £15,000 and £20,000 to replace as they have to be customised and built.

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