Following the public consultation undertaken last year, Kent County Council Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste, has now endorsed the recommendation for the ‘charging for the disposal of non-household waste materials (soil, rubble, hardcore and plasterboard) at KCC Household Waste Recycling Centres’ proposal. All details relating to the Decision can be found here.
Benenden Village Trust AGM takes place on 3rd June, 7.30pm, at Iden Green Pavilion
Anyone wishing to become a member can find details of eligibility at
You can apply for membership online at
Information about Trustees can be found at
Community bus pilot for the Tenterden Area
Kent County Council (KCC) has approved a 12-month community bus pilot for the Tenterden area.
This new service will replace and improve the Hams Travel 293/294* service KCC currently funds. Instead of only running a couple of days a week, the pilot will provide daily travel to Tenterden from:
The campaign to build a new and exciting play area in the centre of the village of Benenden.
A carefully chosen design with a rural theme and a natural look to best suit our village location. An area for younger children, an area suitable for older children and plenty of rubber flooring to ensure more accessibility and usability through the year.
ONLINE: Visit WONDERFUL.ORG and search for Play Benenden
Volunteers are needed to resurrect Benenden’s Speedwatch group. The cost of the equipment needed to monitor traffic speed is shared with other local parishes but the Parish has not been participants for some time.
Training will be given.
Planning Application: KCC/TW/0488/2018 - Details of a Code of Construction Practice for the main contract (construction of the school building and related works) pursuant to Condition 14 of planning permission TW/17/3344 at Land south of Rolvenden Road, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 4DN