Chislet adopts its Upstreet phone box

Chislet Parish Council has adopted the phone box in Upstreet outside the Post Office / shop to save it from being removed by BT. It had been vandalised often and BT was no longer willing to maintain it and would have removed it otherwise. The Parish Council will soon be arranging for it to be […]

Defibrillator in Upstreet

Sudden Cardiac Arrest happens to people of all ages and survival rates across the UK vary from 2-12%. A Sudden Cardiac Arrest victim’s chance of survival increases significantly from around 5% to 75% if they receive good CPR combined with therapy delivered by a Heart Defibrillator within the first 3 minutes after a Cardiac Arrest. […]

Feb/Mar/Apr PC meetings to be held in Hersden Community Centre

PLEASE NOTE – CHANGE OF VENUE The February March and April Meetings will be held at 7.30pm at Hersden Community Centre, The Avenue, Hersden, CT3 4HL   21st February 21st March 18th April   May – December Meetings – Venue to be confirmed   16th May 20th June 18th July 15th August 19th September 17th […]

January Council Meeting – venue TBC

Due to circumstances beyond our control we are unable to hold the monthly PC meeting in the Chislet Centre on Thurs 17th Jan. We are currently looking for an alternative venue. If we are unable to find a suitable venue we will have to postpone the meeting. Please keeping checking the website for updates on […]

Burglary in Upstreet

A burglary took place in the small hours of Boxing day. One of the old terraced houses in Island Road Upstreet between the Royal Oak and Hamilton’s nursing home was entered via an unlocked back door. Televisions, computer equipment and jewellery were taken. Police are asking if anything suspicious or a vehicle being loaded was […]

Chislet Remembers – 11/11/18

Chislet Remembers On Sunday 11 November 2018, Chislet lit the village beacon to commemorate the end of World War One. Below is a speech made by Leslie Gosling at the occasion: “I’ve lost my Parade Ground voice I’m afraid. Few of you have any conception of what war is actually like. I can tell you. […]

Fly tipping

Report it here Fly tipping is an ugly crime. Please take your waste to the recycling centre, not our curbside. Fly tipping can be reported using the council form linked here and can lead to serious criminal penalties for the perpetrators. Report it here

Strangers in Upstreet

There was an attempted entry to an empty and partially derelict dwelling in Upstreet on Saturday which was prevented by a neighbour who alerted the land owner. The activity seemed to be drug related rather than squatting or burglary but it serves as a reminder to be aware of suspicious activity in our remote villages.