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OUR COMMUNITY

Contact details of local council, emergency services, businesses and producers

THE VILLAGE HALL COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN ; GRAHAM POLLARD,

SECRETARY ; SALLY SAMUELS

TREASURER ; GARY DIXON

MAINTAINANCE ; JULIE BLAKE

HOWARD GILROY, ANN WEST, ELLEN SHREEVE

JO COTTEE, DEREK RUTHERFORD

WEBSITE ; SALLY SAMUELS

BOOKINGS ; SALLY SAMUELS, ELLEN SHREEVE

Information contact Sally Samuels

sallyafender@hotmail.com

HODSOLL STREET AND RIDLEY VILLAGE HALL

HODSOLL STREET

ASH-CUM-RIDLEY

SEVENOAKS

KENT

TN15 7LE

Registered Charity No 1047779

LOCAL PARISH COUNCILLOR

Frank Cottee

frank.cottee@gmail.com

 

SEVENOAKS DISTRICT COUNCIL

www.sevenoaks.gov.uk 

01732 22 70 00

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

www.kent.gov.uk

office hours (monday-friday 9am till 5pm)

03000 41 61 61

To report any emergency issues outside of normal office hours 

03000 41 91 91  

KENT POLICE

www.kent.police.uk/services/report-a-crime/kent-

police-online-rreporting/

emergency 999

non emergency 101

 

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contact John Harwood
        nhwhodsoll@btinternet.com

POTHOLE REPORTING

www.kent.gov.uk/highwayfaults

 

FLY TIPPING, GRAFFITI, STREETLIGHTING,

POTHOLE PROBLEMS

BROKEN PAVING SLABS, DRAINAGE 

www.fixmystreet.com

https://www.sevenoaks.gov.uk/.../rubbish.../205/fly-tipping

RUBBISH COLLECTION

Tuesday 

Black and clear sacks should be put out by 7am and garden waste out by 6.30am 

When it is a Bank holiday collection will be on wednesday (one day later)  

Recycle bags and black bin bags are dropped off to households every 20 weeks 

LARGE OR BULKY ITEMS

Sevenoaks Council pick up large items such as white goods/beds /furniture         

To book a collection call 

01732 227000 

www.sevenoaks.gov.uk

DEFIBRILLATOR

Placed on the front of the Hall. A device that shocks the heart into restarting in someone who is suffering cadiac arrest. 

You dont need to be trained to use one, there are clear instrcutions on the machine as to how to use it, you should follow these guidelines.

Thank you to Swanley and North Downs Lions Club for their help contributing to the funding of the AED

WHAT TO DO 

1. Call 999

2. Start CPR

3. Ask someone to bring a defibrillator nearby

4. Turn on defibrillator and follow instruction

COMMUNITY LARDER

A Community Larder is now available in the phone box next to Hodsoll Street Village Hall. Please bring what you can and take what you need. Non perishable food, domestic items and books/games/puzzles.

The Lord Whisky Sanctuary Fund Clothes Bank

charity no 283483

www.lordwhisky.co.uk

Collecting clothes and shoes. The foundation is a lifeline for animals of all kinds. Providing sanctuary to animals who become homeless or who have been injured or abused, and vital veterinary care to those on low incomes. They also pay the Village Hall when the clothes bank is full. The bank has a sensor so when it is full it lets them know it is ready to be picked up. Based in Cobham.

 

The box is located at the right handside of the car park

YES PLEASE

Clean Clothing

Shoes in pairs

Blankets

Handbags

Belts

Books

Video games

CD's

DVD's

Bric-a-brac

NO THANKS

Pillows

Duvets

Glass

Metal

Paper

Carpets

Soiled rags

Rubbish

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St PETERS CHURCH, RIDLEY

A tiny church packed with atmosphere and history. A fine Norman window in the northern wall testifies to its origins high on the Downs. It is unusual to step up into a church as usually the ground outside has risen over the years. Part of the civil parish of Ash-cum-Ridley. Ridley St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Rochester. It has been designated a grade II listed building.

Morning Prayer every Friday 9am for 30 mins

ADDRESS

St Peters Church

Ridley Hill

New Ash Green

Sevenoaks

TN15 7EU

Rev'd Helen Reeves

The Rectory

11 Lambardes

New Ash Green

Sevenoaks

01474 872 209

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Ridley's Little Hut
 


Ridley Hill , New Ash Green , Sevenoaks TN15 7EX
 

Selling fresh, raw milk and local fruit/vegetables.

Logs.

Ice cream.

Pottery.

Greeting cards.

Local apple juices.

Cash and card payments

Opening Times;

Monday 7am - 7pm

Tuesday 7am - 7pm

Wednesday 7am - 7pm

Thursday 7am - 7pm

Friday 7am - 7pm

Saturday 7am - 7pm

Sunday 7am - 7pm

 POST BOXES

There are a number in the village

Hodsoll  Street

Fairseat Lane

Fairseat Old Post Office

Vigo

Blackhorse

Wrotham Hill Road

South Ash

Stanstead Village

Wrotham Hospital

Gravesend Road

POST OFFICE

Culverstone Stores

01732 823 233

Check for opening times as at the moment it open for limited times through the week. 

CHILDRENS PLAY AREA - IVORS FIELD

An area that was originally a field has been made into a simple play area for the children of the village. A goal and a basketball hoop for the older ones and a zoned off play ground for the younger ones. It has now a plaque to commemorate Ivor, who gave his field and time to create this play area. 

Nextdoor WEBSITE

Nextdoor is the neighbourhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Join your neighbourhood.

 

Ours is called 

Hodsoll St Oak Farm Lane. At the moment 50 % of households are signed up.  To sign up you will need to be approved by the leader Peter Vine. 

help.nextdoor.com

Our local businesses and producers

THE GREEN MAN PUB 

All food is fresh and prepared in house. The special menu changes daily with fresh fish, seafood, vegetarian options and meat from local butchers. Live music, quiz nights and evenings throughout the year. It is quintessentially an english country pub offering a  great selection of ales alongside the traditional.

Their main aim is to provide a warm, friendly enviroment. They have a large beer garden and play area for children. Dogs are welcome too. 

ADDRESS

Hodsoll Street

Sevenoaks

TN15 7LE

01732 823 575

info@greenmanpub.com

We can confirm we have put a community backed bid in to buy the land the Green Man pub was on. We have yet to hear if our bid is successful. We will keep you informed as to how we get on.

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CULVERSTONE STORE and POST OFFICE

 

Sells Co-op brand as well as many well known brands along with local suppliers. Services ; collect plus, off licence, ATM, lottery, fresh fruit and veg, fresh meat, in store bakery, post office, paypoint, epay, payzone, hot food and coffee. Also hold locally made frozen ready made meals. 

The Post Office is open for a limited period at the moment .

Go to store for updated times opening hours

ADDRESS

1 Wrotham Road

Culverstone

DA13 0RQ

01732 824 084

www.spar.co.uk

Sponsors of our Big Breakfast

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HOLYWELL CARE HOME 

Holywell Park is a large country house set in its own grounds offering 24 hour nursing, residential acre, the aim is to provide a friendly caring enviroment for older people. The home employs registered nurses, qualified care assistants, chefs, kitchen assistants and on site housekeeping and maintainance staff. Daily activities include manicures, maintaining hobbies, playing games, bingo, movie nights and themed nights. They receive regular visits from musicals and theatre groups along with visists to the pantomime and garden centres.

ADDRESS

Hodsoll Street

Sevenoaks

TN15 7LE

01732 822 215

admin@holywellpark.com

www.holywellpark.com

CADER IDRIS POULTRY FARM

A fourth generation family run farm that has been producing and selling fresh, high qualityeggs since 1932. Their eggs are produced by five flocks of Free Range and Barn hens. Selling other local produce such as honey and potatoes when they are in season.

 

Open to the public Monday to Saturday. Supplies eggs used at the Big Breakfast.

Food hygiene rating 5 Very Good

ADDRESS

Gravesend Road,

Wrotham

TN15 7JS

01732 822800

woodsfresh@btinternet.com

LONGFIELD VILLAGE BUTCHERS

The butcher shop has been on the site for 60 years and is mainly a family run business. Offering a wide selection of homemade Sausages, Bacon, Chicken, Turkey (in season) Game, Exotic meats as well as Barbeque meats. 

 

Open Monday to Thursday 7am-5pm Friday 7am-5.30pm and Saurday 7am-4.30pm.

Supplies bacon and sausages used at the Big Breakfast. 

Food hygiene rating 5 Very Good

ADDRESS

21 Station Road,

Longfield,

DA3 7QD

01474 702143

info@longfieldvillagebutchers.co.uk

www.longfieldvillagebutchers.co.uk

GLOVERS FARM SHOP

The Farm has been owned and run by the Glover family for over four generations. Since 16th December 1998 in addition to the farm and equestrian shop, we opened our butcher shop. Our cattle are all reared from our own herds. The cow and calves graze free-range in open pasture land thoughout the Spring, Summer and Autumn. During the winter months they are housed in large open straw yards, where they are free to roam but gives them protection during harsh weather. 

Opening times

Closed Monday

Tuesday - Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm

Saturday 9.00am - 3.00pm

Sunday 10.00am - 1.00pm

Closed all Bank Holidays (open Good Friday am)

HF & JH GLOVER

Hartley Bottom Farm

Harley Bottom Road

Longfield

Kent

DA3 8LJ

01474 872 970

customerservice@glovers-farm.co.uk

KIRSTYS K9 KUTS

Fully qualified and insured Dog Groomer that puts your pets needs first to make it an enjoyable experience for them. Offering a range of treatments from full grooms, teeth cleaning, spa treatments and much more.

Open monday - saturday 8.30am - 6.00pm

ADDRESS

2 Home Farm

Hodsoll Street

Sevenoaks

TN15 7LD

07731 948 881

kirstysk9kuts@gmail.com

G&P BANCROFT CARPENTRY

Based in Fairseat, Sevenoaks providing high end building services and bespoke carpentry. From home refurbishments, loft conversions, kitchen extensions and wider house extensions giving a start to finish approach. 

Membership of Master of Builders (FMB)

ADDRESS

Woodlands

Oak Farm Lane

Sevenoaks

07761 007 284

info@garyjbancroftandco.co.uk

MEOPHAM CARS and TAXI SERVICE

Contact and book with your local taxi company for all your taxi requirements and enjoy a friendly and reliable service.

Fully regulated and licensed, all drivers are insured.

ADDRESS

Station approach

Meopham

DA13 0LT

01474 813 441

01474 815 411

ubicabs.com

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