Crime Alert Information

Kent Police warn residents about the latest courier fraud which involves criminals pretending to be Police Officers to persuade victims into buying a valuable item which they must hand over to a taxi driver or courier. The Rolex watch courier fraud – how it works  — The criminal calls or visits the resident claiming to be […]

Spring & Summer Vegetation

Spring is here and the sun is shining which means the growing season for vegetation is upon us.  KCC Highways, who maintain the roads and lanes, receive many enquiries throughout the Spring and Summer seasons reporting overgrown vegetation that causes obstructions to footways and roads. Please read this vegetation information letter and see how you […]

Kent Police Appeals

Clocks reported stolen in Smarden burglary Kent Police has issued information on two clocks which were reported stolen during a burglary in Smarden, Ashford. It was reported that a burglary had taken place between 9.30am and 3.10pm on Friday 31 March 2017 at a house in Monks Hill.  Two clocks were stolen during the incident […]

Want to Know More about the Air Ambulance?

The Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance is inviting local groups, clubs, societies and other organisations to book a talk (free of charge) to find our more about the work of the charity. By inviting one of the air ambulance volunteer speakers to your group, you will be helping to raise awareness of our work […]

Report Issues such as Fly Tipping and Littering

Ashford Borough Council have launched an online reporting system available on their website to report issues such as fly-tipping, litter, graffiti, vandalism, flyposting, noise, odour nuisance etc. The link is: There is also a mobile app for Apple and Android phones which provides information about the recycling service as well as the “Report It” function, which […]

Bogus Callers and Scams Warning

A KCC Trading Standards message:- Kent County Council Trading Standards are warning the public to be aware of a bogus ‘Trading Standards Officer’ who has recently called at a resident’s home in Kent.  The criminal claimed that he had received the resident’s money from a recent court case and in order to retrieve the money […]

Portable Defibrillator

Public Information Notice – Portable Defibrillator Little Chart village now has a portable defibrillator which is available to the side of the Village Hall. The defibrillator is fully automatic, and in the event of an emergency it is always advisable to dial 999 first and call for assistance, and then use the defibrillator. The defibrillator […]