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Welcome to the website of Rolvenden Parish Council.  This site enables you to catch up on how Rolvenden Parish Council is serving you. These pages include all the minutes of Parish Council Meetings. If there is anything that you feel the Council should be aware of or where it can help or support you, then please contact the Parish Council Clerk on the email address beneath.

The Annual Parish Council Newsletter is available here

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The Parish Magazine is available here 

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     Latest Agenda

  The date of the next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Thursday 18th July 2024 at 7:30pm Rolvenden Village Hall,  Rolvenden. 

Members of the public are welcome to attend and there is an opportunity at the start of each meeting for parishioners to speak briefly.

Meetings of the Parish Council are not public meetings but members of the public have a statutory right to attend as observers. There is  no legal right to speak unless the Parish Council Chairman authorises them to do so and we politely request that residents are respectful of the need of the parish council to transact the business of the parish.

 

 

 

HISTORY

The village of Rolvenden dates from at least Saxon times. The Parish of Rolvenden comprises of the ward of Rolvenden (known locally as the 'Streyte') and the smaller younger (circa 1660)  Rolvenden Layne. It is approximately ten square miles in area, given over largely to farming and rural activities, with a growing number of professional, craft and tourist services. 

LOCATION 

Rolvenden is located on the A28 Ashford to Hastings road, three miles south of Tenterden. It is roughly equidistant from the centres of Ashford, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone and Hastings. The  mainline railway stations are at Headcorn ,(20minutes) and Staplehurst (25 minutes). A Bus service is available to Tunbridge Wells,Hastings and Ashford. 

 Rolvenden lies within the jurisdiction of Ashford Borough Council and is also within the High Weald AONB and the South Kent development area.

email The  Parish Clerk. [email protected]

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