Monday, November 18th, 2019

Riverhead

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RIVERHEAD CHRISTMAS LIGHTS: This year the ceremony for the switching on of the village lights will be held by the Christmas tree in the courtyard at the Village Hall, rather than in the area under The Heights. Meet outside the village hall at 5.45pm on Thursday, 28 November. for the countdown to 6pm. There will be mulled wine, mince pies and carol singing led by members of St Mary's Church choir. Plus, the possibility to move indoors should the weather prove inclement.CHRISTMAS WINDOWS: Once again Riverhead’s shopkeepers and businesses are being invited by Riverhead Parish Council to decorate their windows

Congratulations to Priti Patel, the manager of Riverhead Londis in White Hart Parade, for raising £740 at her Breast Cancer Awareness event.

The hefty combination padlock on the big gate at the St Mary’s Drive entrance to the Riverhead Parkland was found smashed to pieces on the morning of Friday 11 October.

The 3rd Sevenoaks Scouts are once again organising a firework display on Saturday, 2 November at the Scout Hut on Bradbourne Vale Road.

A rather elegant figure dressed in pink has taken up residence in the red phone box on The Square in Riverhead. The display is to promote the village Pink Event being held to raise money to fight Breast Cancer as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The first new 65+ Riverhead Coffee Morning at the Bullfinch Pub on Thursday September 26 attracted 12 Riverhead residents who met up to enjoy a cuppa, delicious cake and conversation.

The red phone box in the Square at Riverhead creates a great deal of interest from people walking and driving passed.

A retrospective planning application has now been made in respect of changing the use of the former residential care home for elderly people at St Mary's Abbeyfield to a ‘House of Multiple Occupancy’.

Several new enterprises have opened in Riverhead recently and there is currently not a single empty shop front in the village.

Speedwatch sessions will start again on roads around Riverhead village in September.

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