Please note that scheduled elections to the parish council are due to take place on 7 May 2015. Please look under the FAQs on how to stand for election as a parish councillor.
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100 years since Britain joined the First World War
The parish council is collaborating with local schools to promote commemorative events after the school summer holidays. Further information will be published in due course.
The village of Fawkham is in North Kent, within Sevenoaks District. Fawkham is a rural parish with 220 homes and a population of just over 500 people. The village has a green with a pub, a village hall, farms, several schools, livery yards, a golf course, a private hospital and a large hotel with a spa. The village's main road winds down a picturesque valley and walkers benefit from access to several bluebell woods managed by the Woodland Trust. The parish church of St Mary's dates back to the 12th century and there is an annual village fete, with dog show, held in its grounds.
There is easy access to the village from the M25, M20 and the A20. Longfield and Eynsford are the nearest train stations and the journey time to London Victoria is about 40 minutes. The village is not served by a bus route. Bluewater shopping centre and the Eurostar service at Ebbsfleet International are just a 10 minute drive away. The market town of Sevenoaks is a twenty minute drive down the A225. Brands Hatch race circuit is close by and some villagers qualify for free annual passes to events.
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The Parish Council asked Parishioners in May 2013 whether they wished to subscribe to email alerts from the Parish Council. These are circulated sparingly and include important local information such as planned local road closures or major events within or affecting the parish.
A number of parishioners have already taken up the offer. If you wish to be added to the circulation list, please use the contact form (using the link on the left to send an email to the Parish Clerk). For the sake of record keeping, please include your name and address within the email that you send.
You may request removal from the circulation list at any time by replying to any email that you receive, or by using the contact form. Any data held will be processed in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act, and the Parish Council is registered as a "data controller" with the Information Commissioner's Office: