Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Shorne Parish Council


Robin Theobald chairman
Tel: 01474 823674
Mrs T Martin clerk
70 Colyer Road
DA11 8AY
Tel: 01474 320824
Shorne Volunteers
Bob Lane webmaster
Tel: 01474 822680
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Welcome to Shorne Parish Council's website, which provides residents and those interested in our Parish’s activities with the most up to date information on local news and issues affecting our community.

Parishioners are welcome to get in touch with the Parish Clerk or individual Councillors, through the contact details provided on this website, on any matters of concern or where advice or assistance is required.  Alternatively, you can visit our Facebook page on

Annual Civic Service, 26th June

The annual Civic Service will take place on Sunday 26 June at 10.00am in Shorne Parish Church.  Representatives from Shorne Parish, Gravesham Borough, and Kent County Councils will be present, and the service will be followed at 11.00 with an informal reception at Shorne Village Hall.

The service is open to anybody who lives within the Parish – of all faiths or none. This is an opportunity to meet with elected representatives and raise issues with them over a glass of wine (or a soft drink if preferred). This year in particular, with the threat to the Parish from Highways England, it is important to show that Shorne really is a community worth fighting for. The service will be led this year by Revd Nigel Bourne, Vicar of Chalk, and Shorne Scouts will be in attendance.  Please put this date in your diary and come along – both to the church service and the reception afterwards.

Vacancies for Parish Councillors in Shorne West

We currently have two vacancies for Parish Councillors in Shorne West.  Do you know anyone who might fit the bill?  Further details can be found here.

Caretaker Wanted for Shorne Village Hall

Shorne Village Hall is seeking a part time caretaker.  For further details please contact Gloria Ashby, Chairperson, on 01474 822874 or by email at

The Lower Thames Crossing

The consultation period ended on 24th March 2016.  Shorne Parish Council submitted a formal response, strongly opposing any crossing east of Gravesend.  Further information on the Lower Thames Crossing, including a copy of Shorne Parish Council's response, can be found on our Lower Thames Crossing page by clicking here.

Shorne Volunteers turn out in force to Clean for the Queen

Just some of the many volunteers who 'Cleaned for the Queen' in Shorne on Saturday 5th March!  To read the story, press here

Page last updated:  Friday 10 June 2016

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