Parish of Higham nestles between the River Thames and the North Downs
midway between Gravesend and the Medway towns. It is part of Gravesham
Borough within the County of Kent.
Charles Dickens, the celebrated English novelist, made Higham his home
in 1856 and died here at Gads Hill Place in June 1870. Much more information and news throughout this web site - please explore it fully.
Next Ordinary PC Meeting is 9th April 2018
Weather Warning for Higham
As there are Amber and Yellow warnings for this weekend for our area you may want to keep up today with forecasts from The Met Office
The Parish Council have been checking salt/grit levels in the bins throughout the village and KCC are planning to fill as many of the bins as they can over the weekend.
The local Farmer will be clearing roads if needed - although it does look as though fresh snowfall will not last much beyond the weekend and temperatures are set to rise next week.
However in true British weather form… this is all subject to change.
Updates will be posted on the Parish Council Facebook page over the weekend.
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09:52 on Sunday 18th March -- The Weather Warning has now been lowered to YELLOW.
• KCC Contractors are re-filling the Salt Bins this morning.
• Primary Routes have been gritted.
• Side roads and pavements are icy.
As with the last period of severe weather, please keep an eye out for each other and contact the Parish Council if you become aware of anyone needing help:
PHONE 01474 822642
L a t e s t U p d a t e s a n d E v e n t s...
January PC Minutes | Neighbourhood Drop-In Surgery
Higham Parish Council
Highways England - Lower Thames Crossing - Preferred Route
For further information about the Lower Thames Crossing go to: www.lower-thames-crossing.co.uk and www.ltca.uk
|Reducing the amount of Dog Mess in Higham
The Parish Council have started work to reduce the amount of Dog Mess left on the roads and pavements in our village.
Higham Primary School pupil Dieta Sharma has designed a poster which will be displayed in the Village. If you would like to put one in your window ….. let us know (contact details below).
Volunteers will be out and about in the village mapping the location of Dog Mess on pavements and roads to help work out if we need to install additional Bins.
If anyone would like to volunteer to help with this they can contact Sue Sparks on 07480 518493 or email email@example.com.
-- Picking up the poo …… Supplies of Poo Bags are available from the Library and Lower Higham Garage.
-- Placing bags of poo in poo bins or ordinary litter bins - or taking them home.
photo above - Higham Primary School pupil Dieta Sharma receiving a prize from Parish Councillor Pam Holmes, for her winning poster design.
Nowadays a private school, Gads Hill Place was Charles Dickens home until he died.
A reminder that Higham village is a rural community.
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