Parish Poll – Procedures

Under the guidance of Thanet District Council, it is possible for the Parish Council to request a Parish Poll.  There are, however, strict guidelines and rules which must be adhered to:- A Parish meeting must be convened correctly. The Chairman/Vice Chairman should be present. The question must be relevant to the Parish Council and its […]

Council Elections – 2019

Details of Parish Council Elections     Further details can be found here.   Details of Thanet District Council Elections     Further details can be found here.

Further updated – Level Crossing work – daytime – postponed until 15-23 Mar

This was postponed from the original expected work dates of 25 Jan – 1 Mar until mid Mar. It has been rescheduled yet again! Expect some delays. Fri 15th Mar- Sat 23th Mar. 8am – 5pm each day Network Rail will be working on the level crossing, installing “Red Light Safety Equipment” (including cameras) on […]

42 Bus Service – possible cancellation & KCC consultation on this

KCC are considering withdrawal of the Service 42 / 42A (subsidised) bus service to save money. If this goes ahead, Cliffsend will no longer receive a direct service through the centre of the village. To ensure that Cliffsend still has village bus connections they propose to Divert service 9 (Canterbury bus) via Monkton and Minster providing hourly […]

NHS Message about Mental Health services in Thanet

Full updated details of local NHS Mental Health “talking services” are in this 4 page NHS leaflet – pdf 319 Kb. The information also covers help for people feeling low due physical conditions too.   Summary below:- “Around one in four people will experience a common mental health problem such as anxiety or depression in […]

WW1 Memorial on Postbox

Cliffsend residents have spent 100s of hours preparing WW1 memorial items. The photo below shows the one on the postbox outside the Village Hall. This was added with the full agreement of the Postal Staff and local Area Manager. Unfortunately, the figure was stolen within 24 hours!  

Jentex have submitted a new planning application for housing

The original Planning Application for retirement bungalows, extra care facility, maisonettes & other housing has expired. Jentex have submitted a new planning application, similar to the previous one – OL/TH/18/1213. This was discussed at the Parish Council Planning meeting on Thurs 11th Oct. Further details are on the Jentex page on this website. This includes a complete list […]

Cliffsend Post office sessions will continue

The twice weekly outreach Post Office session times, run by the Minster postmistress, have been confirmed today (15th Sept 2018). The sessions are on Monday & Saturday mornings for 2 hours in the room on the front of the Village Hall – which was the Village Shop. Saturdays –   9.30 – 11.30 am Mondays  –   […]

Warning about scam phone calls claiming to come from police

Information supplied by Kent Police Neighbourhood Watch on 21st Dec. To all residents in Thanet. We are having a massive spate of fraud over in Thanet (predominately Broadstairs) Residents are receiving calls from a male claiming to be a Metropolitan Police Officer and asking for bank details. A couple of times the male states he […]