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Water Mains Replacement
Affinity Water is replacing 4 km of water mains. This work will begin on 19 November 2018 and is due for completion by 16 April 2019. The below map shows where the work will take place. During these works, it will be necessary to have road and lane closures put in place to ensure the safety of commuters and technicians while working.
Any Customers affected by this work will be sent a letter prior to the work commencing to advise them in advance.
Requests for any further information should be addressed to Katie Davey – External Communications Executive on 01707 277110 or email Katie.Davey@affinitywater.co.uk who will be pleased to arrange for a member of the project team to brief you by telephone or in person.
Additional information while work is taking place in specific streets can be found online at www.affinitywater.co.uk/customerzone
Waiting Restrictions – Singledge Lane
Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit parking on part of Singledge Lane: Mondays to Fridays, between 09:00 and 16:00 hours each day and Saturdays, between 09:00 hours and 13:00 hours
This Order comes into force from Monday 8 October 2018 and remains in force until works have been completed, with an estimated duration of 3 years.
[ Link to Traffic Regulation Order ]
Community Transport Service
No Bus service when you need one?
Try the new Community Transport Service !
This service has been launched by DDC and TCTA and will collect you from and drop you at your chosen destinations.
Whitfield Parish Council have have secured Group Membership of the scheme that covers all Residents of Whitfield !
All you pay is for your Members Return Fares – from £3.50
[ LINK ]
Notice of closure of Public Footpath ER182 – from Singledge Lane to the A2
Kent County Council intends to make an Order to temporarily close Public Footpath ER182, between Singledge Lane and A2 Dover Road from the 4th August 2018
The path will be closed for a maximum of six months: The path is to be closed because “works are planned on or near it”.
There is no alternative route.
The order is made under the (Prohibition Of Traffic) Temporary Order 2018 and the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, Section 14(1), As Amended by The Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991.
For detailed enquiries please contact Heather Waller at KCC Contact Centre no. 03000 417171
Or for further details on temporary closures on the Rights of Way Network see: www.kent.gov.uk/prowclosures
Public Rights of Way and Access Service, Kent County Council, Invicta House, County Hall, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XX
Order Dated : 13th July 2018 – [ LINK to Notice ]
Whitfield Parish Council currently has vacancies for Parish Councillors.
If you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor, please send an introductory letter of application to the Parish Clerk. The letter should contain some personal and background information to demonstrate you have a interest in local matters, are able and willing to represent the Council and the community, have the time and commitment to attend meetings as necessary, along with reasons why you wish to become a councillor and what you think you would contribute to the Parish Council.
[ LINK to Information ]
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