Rolvenden Update 2022
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The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held in the Village Hall on Thursday 19th May 2022 at 7.30pm
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.
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.
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. The Rolvenden Rocket Minibus is available for Group Hire for almost any type of trip and can seat 14 persons it is also equipped to carry up to 5 wheelchair passengers securely.
Rolvenden lies within the jurisdiction of Ashford Borough Council and is also within the High Weald AONB and the South Kent development area.
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