Welcome to East Peckham Parish Council Website

Census 2021 Poster

Click on the image to go to our Census 2021 page.

Call for Help
Would you be free to support the Covid Vaccination Hub in Tonbridge.
We are looking for Marshalls to help in the Car Park and Greeters at the hub.
If you are available to help please email Sandra at sandra.edmonds@kent.gov.uk
EPPC Covid-19 Support - Phase 2 
Latest News/Noticeboard - keeping you up to date with news from around the region. Including the latest Covid-19 reports. Updated 24th February.

Scam Alert Logo
Action Fraud warning - please remain vigilant about criminals taking advantage of the vaccine rollout to commit fraud


Coronavirus - Community Support Added 18/03/20



There is a vacancy on the above Parish Council due to:

Resignation of Emma Wilkinson

For an election to be held to fill the casual vacancy for the above Parish, a request in writing to the Proper Officer must be received within 14 days (dies non) from the date shown at the bottom of this notice from ten electors from the Parish.

The address for the Proper Officer is:
Ms Julie Beilby
Chief Executive & Proper Officer
Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council
Gibson Building
Gibson Drive
Kings Hill
West Malling
ME19 4LZ
If no valid request is received, the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Karen Bell
10 February 2021

Clerk to the Parish Council

1. Dies Non are ‘working days’, so exclude Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
2. For further information about the election process, please contact Electoral Services at Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council. Email voting@tmbc.gov.uk or call 01732 876022.
3. For further information about the co-option process, which the Parish Council will follow if no valid request for an election is received, please contact the Parish Clerk.


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Notice is hereby given that two vacancies have occurred among the members of the Parish Council. Any person willing to fill this vacancy should apply to the Clerk in writing on or before 12 February 2021 stating why you would like to be a parish councillor and giving some background information about yourself. Any queries or for more information, please email the Clerk.

The applicant’s name must appear on the current Register of Electors for East Peckham Parish, or the applicant should during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date (above) have resided in or within three miles of the parish, or the applicant’s only place of work during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date is in the parish. The applicant must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor.


Public elections are not due until the year 2023 but for the interim period co-option to East Peckham Parish Council will be voted for by the present sitting number of Councillors.

Applications to be sent to:
Karen Bell
East Peckham Parish Council
The Jubilee Hall
Pippin Road
East Peckham

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Commemorative Bench
East Peckham Parish Council commemorates the end of WW1 
Added 17/09/18

Sign Post
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Latest News/Noticboard

Important Announcement

Published: 24 Feb 21

regarding East Peckham Vaccination Centre

Temporary Road Closure

Published: 15 Feb 21

The Freehold, East Peckham – 9th March 2021

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Published: 12 Feb 21

We're looking to welcome more volunteers to the team

Waste Collection Update

Published: 9 Feb 21

Further to yesterday’s updates on the bad weather & road conditions and their impact on our collection services, please read this update.

Training for Flood Wardens

Published: 8 Feb 21

There will be free virtual training on 24th February 2021 for people wanting to become a flood warden.

Keep Kent Clean

Published: 8 Feb 21

Click the link above to see the keep kent clean poster about fly tipping

Kent and Medway Covid-19 vaccine update 28 January 2021

Published: 29 Jan 21

Below is the link to the latest Covid-19 vaccine update.

MET Fraudulent Phone Calls

Published: 25 Jan 21

There have been calls received recently by someone pretending to be a MET police officer...

Covid19 vaccine update - NHS Kent and Medway

Published: 22 Jan 21

Here is the latest stakeholder briefing from the Kent & Medway Clinical Commissioning Group on the Covid-19 Vaccination Programme.

Rapid Test Covid Testing – Hop Farm Kent from 16th January 2021

Published: 18 Jan 21

Residents can now book a symptom free Covid-19 test.

Temporary Road Closure

Published: 15 Jan 21

A228 Seven Mile Lane, East Peckham – 6th February 2021 & 13th February 2021

Kent Businesses Targeted by HMRC Phishing Scam

Published: 14 Jan 21

Reports of Kent businesses targeted by an email phishing scam.

New Lockdown Guidelines

Published: 8 Jan 21

New Government Guidelines on how to stop the spread of the new COVID-19 strain

Covid-19 Vaccination Update

Published: 8 Jan 21

NHS Kent & Medway recognise that many patients and elected representatives are keen to understand when new vaccine sites will open and when we will have full coverage.

Asymptomatic testing sites in Kent

Published: 15 Dec 20

Targeted asymptomatic testing launches in Kent on Friday, with the first sites in Swale and Thanet to be followed by a rolling programme across the county to try to reduce the rates of Covid-19.

Temporary Road Closure – Chidley Cross Road, Tonbridge – 18th January 2021

Published: 15 Dec 20

Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic travelling on Chidley Cross Road, Tonbridge from 18th January 2021, with estimated completion by 26th January 2021.

Fly Tipping

Published: 30 Nov 20

Residents and Parish & Town Councils can use TMBC’s online report form.

TMBC Christmas Bin Collections

Published: 19 Nov 20

As the online calendar TMBC produced earlier in the year went down well with residents, to help keep costs down they have decided to follow this example with the Christmas collection changes.

Paddock Wood Community Advice Centre

Published: 10 Nov 20

Lockdown Opening Hours

Volunteer to help find the vaccine for COVID-19

Published: 6 Nov 20

Join the national effort and sign up for the NHS COVID-19 vaccine research registry

Increase in Courier Fraud offences this week across Kent

Published: 6 Nov 20

As a result of an increase in courier fraud offences this week the below press release has been issued. I would ask that you share this with family and friends and make aware anybody who you feel may be susceptible to becoming a victim of this type of scam.

what3words app

Published: 26 Oct 20

The Parish Council are promoting the what3words app. With the what3words app, it’s easy to find, share and save precise locations.

Fraud alert from Kent Police

Published: 23 Oct 20

Regarding fraudsters impersonating Internet providers

2020 Remembrance in East Peckham

Published: 22 Oct 20

It’s going to be a very different Remembrance Day this year.

Halloween Updates

Published: 19 Oct 20

This year, understandably, many won’t want to answer their door to trick or treaters due to the potential of corona virus transmission.

Covid-19 Community Champions Programme

Published: 13 Oct 20

The Covid-19 Community Champions Programme has been launched across Kent & Medway.

Become A Covid-19 Champion

Published: 9 Oct 20

For Kent and Medway. You can make a difference.

Friends Against Scams initiative

Published: 8 Oct 20

Becoming more scam aware means we can potentially save our families, friends and members of the community, from becoming a scam victim.

Flood Warden Training

Published: 25 Sep 20

Could you help in times of crisis and become a Flood Warden?

Road Maintenance - Church Lane, East Peckham

Published: 25 Sep 20

Works are programmed to start on the 1st October 2020 and should take 2 days to complete. These activities will be undertaken during a working window between the hours of 09:30 and 15:30.

Latest Coronavirus Figures for Tonbridge and Malling

Published: 17 Sep 20

Here are the latest seven day coronavirus figures for Tonbridge and Malling (yellow line).

TMBC ERS consultation

Published: 11 Sep 20

Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council is currently carrying out a consultation exercise on our draft Economic Recovery Strategy 2020-2023.

South West Kent Waste Partnership

Published: 7 Aug 20

It’s been agreed that due to the very hot weather forecast for tomorrow and into next week, the collection crews will start earlier in the day to try to ensure most of their work is completed before the hottest part of the day, mid-afternoon onwards.

Help at Home From Seniors Helping Seniors

Published: 5 Aug 20

Seniors Helping Seniors is a “social enterprise” that specifically employs active seniors to help less active seniors.

North & West Kent CAB

Published: 3 Aug 20

Here are some posters from the CAB with useful information on them.

Great British September Clean

Published: 27 Jul 20

Update on Refuse & Recycling Collections

Published: 15 Jul 20

You may be aware that over recent weeks refuse and recycling collections in certain parts of the borough have not met the required standard

Y2 Crew Summer Scheme

Published: 15 Jul 20

Y2 Crew Summer scheme 2020 for young people aged 8-18 years


Published: 9 Jul 20

There is a vacancy due to: Resignations of Stephanie Watson and James Hockey

New Refuse and Recycling Collections

Published: 7 Jul 20

The collection calendar delivered to residents in September last year has now expired.

Message from the Debt Team at Citizens Advice North and West Kent.

Published: 7 Jul 20

Working in these unprecedented times, we are aware that the coronavirus outbreak is having a financial impact on so many people, not just our core clients but also people who may never have had financial problems before but are now possibly facing redundancy or have already lost their jobs.

The Merry Boys Public House

Published: 7 Jul 20

TM/20/01134/FL Change of use from redundant public house to single dwelling with car port at The Merry Boys, 2 Pound Road, East Peckham

Guidance for families using the equipment at East Peckham Playing Fields

Published: 1 Jul 20

On Saturday 04 July 2020, East Peckham Parish Council will be reopening the outdoor equipment / playgrounds. To ensure you are ready to use the outdoor areas safely please read these simple instructions and plan ahead for safe fun this summer.

Great British September Clean

Published: 25 Jun 20

Relaunch: Great British September Clean: 11th-27th September 2020

Notice of Casual Vacancy

Published: 17 Jun 20

Streelights – Warning

Published: 5 Jun 20

Important safety advice regarding Anti 5G posters


Published: 15 May 20

East Peckham Parish Council has opened up two Books of Thanks to our NHS and Key Workers. The books can be found at the Village Stores and at the Parish Office. You are invited to leave your messages for all of our key workers

East Peckham Tennis Court

Published: 12 May 20

From 13 May 2020, the tennis court will be open. Please click the link for rules of use

East Peckham VE Day 2020 Remembrance Commemorations

Published: 11 May 20

with a Reading of The Tribute to the Millions


Published: 7 May 20

For your information the following information provides an update relating to Household Waste & Recycling Centres.

Garden Waste Collections

Published: 6 May 20

Garden Waste collections will be restarting in T&M from Monday 11 May.

KCC Media Release

Published: 6 May 20

Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people in Kent

Equestrian Thefts

Published: 4 May 20

Stable break ins

Launch of New Mental Wellbeing Support Info Hub

Published: 1 May 20

Health partners and providers, local authorities and emergency services across Kent and Medway are working together to provide information on local support services to help people’s mental wellbeing during the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic crisis.

United Against Dementia

Published: 1 May 20

Dementia Toolkit for coronavirus volunteers

Mental Health Crisis Support via Text

Published: 30 Apr 20

A new text service has been launched across Kent and Medway for people of all ages needing mental health support.

Anti Social Behaviour

Published: 23 Apr 20

TMBC have a dedicated point of contact for any issues of anti social behaviour.


Published: 26 Feb 20

Your fire service needs your help

Published: 20 Feb 20

Free Safe and Well home visits


Published: 8 Apr 19

Yellow Ribbon on Dogs

Published: 5 Apr 19


Published: 26 Oct 18

WW1 Commemorations Continue

Published: 24 Oct 18

Don't Ignore it, Share it

Published: 19 Apr 18

Winter driving checklist

Published: 1 Mar 18

Kent Toad Patrol

Published: 8 Feb 18