Folkestone & Hythe District Council: Consultation on Proposed Gypsy & Traveller Site at Old Romney

Folkestone & Hythe District Council are consulting residents on a proposed Gypsy & Traveller Site at Old Romney. The consultation will run until 5pm on Monday 14 October. To view the consultation documents visit You can make a representation: Online: through the consultation portal at; Or by downloading the representation form here  […]

Ivychurch Speedwatch Needs You!

If you are concerned at the speed at which a significant number of drivers continue to pass through the village then you might like to offer some time to carry out an occasional hours roadside speed monitoring. Days and times to suit – if you could spare an hour a month then you would be […]

Karate Classes

Karate classes are held in the village hall on Mondays 5pm and 6pm, Wednesdays at 5pm and 6pm. Open to all ages Visit for more details.

Kent County Council Highways: Overgrown Vegetation

Dear Resident Every year throughout the spring and summer KCC Highways & Transportation receive numerous complaints regarding trees, hedges and other vegetation, which overhang the highway from private property. This matter can pose a number of problems for people trying to use the footways, especially if they are trying to pass with buggies, wheel chairs […]

National Park status for Romney Marsh?

National Park status for Romney Marsh? At the Annual Parish Meeting on Saturday 23rd March we discussed the bid for Romney Marsh to be granted National Park status. We would like to know your views on this issue, which could have a significant effect on the area. Links to some of the information about National […]

Rural Kent Pop-Up Cafe – Coming to Ivychurch

Rural Kent Pop-Up Cafe Ivychurch is looking forward to enjoying visits during Summer 2019 from Rural Kent who will be bringing their Pop Up Cafe to the Village Green. The Coffee Caravan, run by Kathy and her team, will provide an opportunity to discuss issues and learn about other local services, and will give residents […]

Wheels 2 Work Kent: Community Transport Update

“Wheels 2 Work Kent is a charitable project run by East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership, supported by Kent County Council. Our aim is to assist people, living in rural communities like yours, into work or educational placements by offering the use of mopeds or bicycles, on loan, at very affordable rates. This is where ’Wheels to […]

Romney Marsh Fifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme

The Romney Marsh Fifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme seeks to deliver a number of exciting projects based around three key themes: Restore, Rediscover and Reclaim Romney Marsh. Fifth Continent offer other opportunities and events such as job skills, getting involved in a local film production, and heritage voluntary activities – check out the What’s On page in […]