Planned power cut in Upstreet - 1 November

UK Power Networks has informed us that there will be a planned power cut on Island Road in Upstreet on 1 November between 09.30-16.30hrs. This is to replace decaying electricity poles. There is more information in their letter which can be found by clicking here.   

Chislet PC objects to the digestate pit

Chislet Parish Council today sent a letter of objection to Canterbury City Council (CCC) Planning and Enforcement to object to Planning Application 21/02265 for retrospective permission for the installation of a digestate storage ecobag bag with construction of bund.

Our full letter can be found here (click here). Councillors objected to the process by which the application has come about, pollution risk and traffic danger.

When voting on the approval of the letter one councillor declared an interest. Two councillors supported and six councillors objected to the application.

For more information about the application, including about how to provide direct feedback, click here or search on CCC’s website (click here).

Missed bin collections - report to CCC

Chislet Parish Council is aware that the recycling collection in Upstreet did not take place last Thursday. It has been reported to City Councillor Carnac and collection will be made as soon as possible. The management of refuse collection has recently changed and CCC has acknowledged some conversion issues that have led to missed collections, even though the vast majority are apparently occurring as scheduled in our district. You are strongly encouraged to report a missed bin collection using CCC's website so that a profile of experience can be documented. To report a missed bin collection, click here

Unofficial contractors

Chislet parish council has been made aware of workers visiting residents in our village offering to tarmac driveways with excess material from a local job. We would like to remind residents that Chislet parish council has no involvement in or endorsement of this activity. We strongly suggest potential customers do their due diligence about such superficially attractive offers. 

Consultation feedback on CCC's New Local Plan 2040

Chislet Parish Council recently submitted feedback as part of the consultation process for Canterbury City Council’s New Local Plan 2040. 

Our letter can be found by clicking here.

To find out more about CCC's plans, click here. For specific information about the draft vision and growth plans upon which we comment, click here

Temporary closure of Hollow Street, Old Tree Road & Mill Road

To allow fibre connection and other associated civil works to complete BT spine works, Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on Hollow Road, Old Tree Road & Mill Road, Hoath & Chislet.

Click here to read the full public notice from Ken County Council.

More temporary footpath closures for pylon removal

Further to our recent update about temporary footpath closure as part of the removal of old pylons from the Richborough Connection Project (click here), we have received more notices of temporary closure which can be found here: 

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About Us

Our parish council represents Chislet, a beautiful village in East Kent, halfway between Canterbury and Margate.