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The 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 Parish Council Meeting ~ 14th October 2019

 

NURALITE PLANNING APPLICATION
Have you written your letter yet?? Do it TODAY!

photograph of the Information Evening, (c) Clive Stanley 2019
The Planning Application No 20190290 (for systematic redevelopment of the existing Nuralite site
and the construction of 11 new purpose built light industrial type units
and a site office) can be found on the Gravesham Borough Council website - click here.
 
View more details and site plans in PDF format (based on a PowerPoint presentation).
 
Written comments on this Planning Application should be sent to
Planning and Regeneration Services, Gravesham Borough Council,
Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent DA12 1AU
and quoting Reference Number 20190290
.

Some key aspects to consider when commenting on the Planning Application are listed here.
 
Visit our new information page for this Planning Application

Have YOU sent in your views about this Planning Application?? Do it TODAY!
 

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Lower Rochester Road - Closed | Electricity Works, Queens Farm Road, Shorne
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Improved Library Open Hours from 30th September 
 

Thank you poster for invaluable assistance during the snow

Dog Poo Poster 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 sue3906@gmail.com.

All dog owners can help by:
--     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.
Higham Parish Council - News and Special AnnouncementsHigham Primary School pupil Dieta Sharma receiving a prize from Parish Councillor Pam Holmes, for her winning poster design

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.
Charles Dickens' Gads Hill Place, now a private school Higham is a rural community between the Medway Towns and Gravesend
Local traffic always gives way to large farm vehicles photograph of Parish Council Noticeboard outside Higham Library, November 2009

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