Tuesday, 13 August 2013
Monday, 12 August 2013
Friday, 21 June 2013
We are delighted to announce that two of our Resident Association members have been elected to serve as Sellindge Parish Councillors. Chris Mason will also be joining the Council as three positions were available.
With over 18 % turnout, the results are as follows:
Carlton Chislett: 161 votes.
Pat Vago: 132 votes
Chris Mason: 127 votes
Janet Mathews: 110 votes.
We wish all three successful candidates well in the future, and good luck in working with the existing council members.
Commiserations go to Janet Mathews who ran a closely fought race. We wish Janet well with all of her other village commitments. It is noted and much appreciated by all at the Residents Association.
Les Barratt. Co Chairman.
Friday, 14 June 2013
My name is Janet Mattews. I am standing for election as parish councillor.
I have lived in Sellindge for 23 years. I have three sons who attended Sellindge Primary school over the years. I am head gardener for a small estate in Lympne, and care passionately about the environment.
I am a member of the Sellindge Village Hall Committee, supporting the maintenance, upkeep and running of the hall for others to use for village clubs, outside clubs and functions. I was also a founder volunteer along with others in the setting up of a village youth club four years ago.
I believe supporting, where I can, village views and concerns on village issues, whether it be development, traffic, pot holes or any other issues people have, however big or small.
Tuesday, 11 June 2013
You should all now have been transferred to the new email system.
Please follow the instructions sent earlier this month.
If you need further assistance or I have missed you please feel free to email me:
For those of you with smart phones that can access the Internet.
The mobile site has had a overhaul and now resembles the following.
Please feel free to browse and stay connected from anywhere at anytime.
Web address for mobiles will still be www.slurry.org.uk
I have added a tab to the top of the page for all posts that do not fall into the other categories.
The date for the election is getting closer.
Please remember to check this site daily for regular updates.
Friday, 17 May 2013
Many of you may or may not know about the coming election.
Bellow is a simple poster/flyer that will pop up in a few places around the village.
Feel free to download and print your own copy to help spread the word.
Here is a schedule of dates that apply to the sequence of events and critical dates leading up to an election.
Tuesday, 7 May 2013
Transfer of service
Feed burner is a powerful tool designed by our good friends at Google.
It allows this website to deliver a more prompt and automated email update service.
I will attempt to transfer everyones email over soon, you can expect an email that resembles the following:
To set up a new subscription
Monday, 22 April 2013
Many of you who regularly visit the site may have noticed, there have been many significant changes.
I have tried to give the site a fresh modern look and make it clearer.
A brief itinerary of the changes so far is listed below.
Please send any quires and suggestions to:
New header, side bar has been refined into simple tabs:
The header has been split into two site title and a slogan at the top, the main areas of concern moved to the right hand side of page.
The links in blue on the side of the page are being transferred to separate tabulated sections to make
site navigation more streamlined. Click on any tab once to view.
Use this for locating specific interests that you cannot easily find.
Simply type in the box and click on search.
Follow by Email:
The E-mail system has been updated to streamline the service.
Please re-enter your details into this box to receive regular updates.
A follow up post will explain this in greater detail.
Pictures and videos:
I have added a little inspirational feature to get us all taking videos and photos not just of our gatherings but of the beautiful AONB landscape that surrounds our village.
Currently this feature is streaming from a google search but when enough photos have been received I will set up a slide show. Who knows your photo could be featured?
Please submit all photos or videos to - email@example.com
Share the news:
For those of you with social networks and email I have added a share function at the bottom of each post.
To share simply click on the logo that best represents your desired medium and follow the on screen instructions.
This has been moved from the side of the page to the bottom.
This should make it far easier to locate and read.
Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Monday, 18 March 2013
It’s recently come to our notice that a gang of tarmac layers are offering their services in carrying out work on householder’s drives.
Needless to say, this gang is targeting the old and vulnerable and ripping them off; not just overcharging by hundreds of pounds, but by thousands.
If you are approached by this gang, have nothing to do with them, but try to get their truck registration number and telephone the police. If you suspect that a friend or neighbour is being targeted by this gang please do the same.
Thursday, 28 February 2013
61 Metre Turbine Appeal.
On the 11th December 2012, Shepway Development Control Committee
debated the Single turbine application proposed by Windberry
Operations on Farmer Price's land. The whole committee had no
hesitation in throwing it out. Windberry Operations have now appealed
against the SDC decision. You now have the chance to make further
comments but please be brief, to the point and should be made
before midnight, 4th March, 2013.
Important points to be made should be : The turbine impacts AONB
landscape, both viewing from AONB and into (as backdrop) AONB land.
All members of the Development Control Committee opposed the
application with one Councillor citing Mrs Justice Laing's comments
that 'Wind turbines shouldn't take precedence over natural beauty'.
Comments made should be 'material planning considerations'.
Please go to the planning portal website:
The link should work, but if not, put in: www.planningportal.gov.uk
and then follow it through to "search for cases", then put in the
search box the reference 2191109. At the bottom of the page is the
link for making comments. Away you go.
All the best.
Les Barratt, Co Chairman. Sellindge & District Residents Association.
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Dave and the Sellindge and District Residents Association have kindly left the website in my care.
I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to Dave for keeping us all informed with this blog over the years and I look forward to picking up the baton.
Please be patient while both adjustments are made and I learn how to use the site fully.
Any changes made during this period of transition are by no means final.
If you have any special requests please feel free to submit them to the email below.
Sunday, 17 February 2013
You can hear our interview with Bob Dale on Radio Kent (96.7FM or 104.2FM) on Monday morning, 18th February, at 6.39am and 8.39am. Our representatives are Les Barratt (Initial complainant), Mandy Tragner, Ronald Lello and Richard Smithson.
UK renewables (Umberella group for the wind farm industry) will have the right to reply at 7.39am.
Please tune in and listen and let us know your feelings at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, 31 January 2013
The older (pre-March 2012) information have been moved further down the right-hand column (see the 9 Sections beginning 'old'). Please also note, there is a new numbering system starting from '99' and going down with each new piece of information per Section - this will help keep the new information at the top of each Section.
The new posts (information) added to the right-hand Sections of the website from 9th December 2012 to 17th February 2013, denoted by '* New and then the number below', are:
Section 2 - Harringe Brooks (Ecotricity) Wind farm
92) Somerfield Court Wind Turbine Appeal
93) Claims in wind farm ad were 'misleading'
94)) ASA ruling on Ecotricity and Property values
95) Safety fears grow after 80ft wind turbine collapses in gale.
Section 3 - Otterpool Waste
94) Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan
Section 4 - Barrow Hill Wind Turbine - Single Wind Turbine on land adjoining Somerfield Court Farm, Barrow Hill
94) Message of thanks to the Councillors from Anthony Bosley, Chairman - SALVATION
95) Shepway decision regarding Barrow Hill Turbine
96) Barrow Hill Turbine Rejected
97) Wind turbine bid is thrown out by district Council
Section 5 - Lorry Park
No new Information
Section 6 - Shepway Housing
92) Decision on revised 1 Swan Lane planning Application
93) Decision on revised Bernhurst Planning Application
Section 7 - other important information
96) An Epilogue..... by Ronald Lello
Section 8 - Correspondence including replies from KCC
No new information
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