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Summer Nostalgia Event

Horsmonden History, Memories & Nostalgia Facebook Group present… SUMMER NOSTALGIA EVENT Horsmonden History, Memories and Nostalgia facebook group is pleased to announce a SUMMER NOSTALGIA event to be held at the Horsmonden Social Club on Saturday June 24th – 10:30am to 4.30pm. Meet your old school friends, people you grew up with, reminisce about your […]

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Bulb planting this weekend – please help!

Volunteers needed! The Parish Council have kindly given £100 worth of bulbs for planting around the village. We have opted for mixed daffodils and large croci (crocuses). We decided to plant this initial lot on the four main roads entering the village, around the verges at the 30mph and Horsmonden signs. Hopefully over the years, […]

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Horsmonden Poppy Appeal 2016

A message from Judy… On behalf of the Royal British Legion I would like to thank everybody who took part in the Horsmonden Poppy appeal this year. It will be a while before we know the final total for the whole village but I am sure it will well and truly exceed last year’s total. […]

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U3A November 2016 Update

The Plant Hunters Wednesday 16th November 2016 at 2.30 p.m. Goudhurst Parish Hall, Goudhurst. By Dr Mick Lynn The vast majority of our garden plants are introduced from abroad. This is the story of the men (and one woman) who discovered and brought back a wealth of exotic new plants. Travel with Marco Polo, Captain […]

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Chicken Farm Update

The latest about Fridays Ltd Horsmonden farm application This page will provide external links to relevant web pages covering the chicken farm at Horsmonden application. Fridays Ltd withdraws Horsmonden farm application amid Animal Aid welfare allegations The Kent Messenger reports a hugely controversial application to build a 64,000-hen egg farm in a Kent village has […]

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Welcome to the new look website!

A full revamp Thanks for dropping in. You’ve probably noticed that the website looks a little different than before. The village website has been fully updated in terms of the software that it uses. The next phase is to update the content. Can you help? If you can contact us. Neil Rigby and Diana Syrett

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Pilot takes to his wheels in charity ride

Pilot takes to his wheels in charity ride A Globetrotting airline pilot who braved minefields and deserts on a marathon charity motorbike ride across Europe and Africa has made it safely back home to Horsmonden. Orchard Way resident Fraser Woolley also battled mud, floods and corrupt immigration officials as he rode to the Gambia to […]

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Military Vehicles Parade

50-strong cavalcade to drive through Horsmonden A 50-strong cavalcade of military vehicles, many dating back to the 1940s, is due to drive through the Weald of Kent on Sunday morning to celebrate the 25th anniversary of a motoring club. The road rally, organised by the Invicta Military Vehicle Preservation Society (IMPS), is due to start […]

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First Farmers’ Market

First ever farmers’ market The Warm weather attracted scores of eager shoppers to Horsmonden’s first ever farmers’ market on Friday helping to make the event a real runaway success. A steady stream of expectant customers flocked to the village green from 9am, with the 17 stallholders reporting brisk business during the three hours and some […]

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Filming in Horsmonden

The Good Night – A major movie production shoots in Horsmonden Did any one bump into Gwyneth Paltrow, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Penelope Cruz or Danny DeVito when they were filming in the village? They have been in the village filming ‘The Good Night’ and we’d particularly like to receive any snaps of the aforementioned […]

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