The smart new Speed Indicator Device (SID) obtained by Riverhead Parish Council with the help of grants, will be deployed at three different sites (as agreed with Kent Police) in the village for varying periods to remind drivers of their speed.

Riverhead Infants School would love to see you at its Summer Fair in the school grounds on Saturday, 22 June, from noon to 3.30pm.

Cllr Clive Himsworth reports that Riverhead Parish Council’s second application to Ibstock Enovert Trust (formerly Ibstock Cory Environmental Trust) for a grant of £6,950 to clear brambles and undertake other work in the Parkland had been successful.

Riverhead Parish Council Chairman Irene Collins summarised some of the main events of the past year, particularly the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 last November which brought the whole community together.

A day of owl and bird-based fun including a live outdoor display and a talk from the Kent Owl Academy at Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve on Monday, 27 May.

You won’t need to turn up at Riverhead Village Hall to vote on Thursday, 2 May, as no elections are required in Riverhead this time.

The season starts at Holmesdale Bowling Club on Worship’s Hill on Sunday 28 April At 2.30pm there will be an Opening Drive for members. Anyone interested in finding out what lawn bowls is all about is welcome to pop in and meet the Holmesdale members and even ‘have a go’.

Join in a wonderful celebration of spring on Friday 12 April from 10.30am – 3.30pm  at the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve as the animals begin to reveal themselves and the flowers start to bloom.

Do remain vigilant for any suspicious behaviour and  report anything out of the ordinary to the police on 101, no matter how trivial it may seem.

Riverhead Parish Council would like to thank all those who volunteered to help at the recent working party in the village.

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